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    Winter storms to get names

    Of course the names are not coming from the National Weather Service rather from The Weather Channel. Guess they see money it it or something.



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    Re: Winter storms to get names

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    Finally, it might even be fun and entertaining and that in itself should breed interest from our viewing public and our digital users. For all of these reasons, the time is right to introduce this concept for the winter season of 2012-13.




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    Re: Winter storms to get names

    Based on those names, I'm thinking this has to be a troll job. A very, very good troll job.



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    Re: Winter storms to get names

    Quote Originally Posted by CtownCyclone View Post
    Based on those names, I'm thinking this has to be a troll job. A very, very good troll job.
    I'm hoping we get Winter Storm Gandolf or "Q".




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    Re: Winter storms to get names

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    I'm hoping we get Winter Storm Gandolf or "Q".
    They couldn't come up with a Q name so they just went with Q? Someone got lazy.



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    Re: Winter storms to get names

    Quote Originally Posted by cycarob View Post
    They couldn't come up with a Q name so they just went with Q? Someone got lazy.
    Figured that was a reference to the character in Star Trek TNG, given that a couple other names on there appear to have roots in television and sci-fi.



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    Re: Winter storms to get names

    I'm hoping we make it to K...




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    Re: Winter storms to get names

    Winter Storm Magnus sounds terrifying.



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    Re: Winter storms to get names

    I think the Q storm would be the most terrifying. You look outside, see the blizzard blowing snow everywhere, drifts up to your knees... then you hear the sound of someone snapping their fingers, see a bright flash, and BOOM! Borg everywhere. Game over, man, game over.


    I noticed that during the low periods of my life, when I was suffering from anguish, sorrow or defeat, I could see only one set of footprints, so I said to the Lord,
    “You promised me Lord, that if I followed you, you would walk with me always. During the most trying periods of my life there has only been one set of footprints in the sand. Why, when I needed you most, have you not been there for me?”
    “Because,” says the Lord, “Sandpeople always ride single-file, to hide their numbers.”

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    Re: Winter storms to get names

    Quote Originally Posted by aeroclone View Post
    Figured that was a reference to the character in Star Trek TNG, given that a couple other names on there appear to have roots in television and sci-fi.
    Q is one of the best Star Trek characters, it's hilarious how ****** off Picard gets whenever they cross paths.



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    Re: Winter storms to get names

    Oh Xerxes, scissor me.



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    Re: Winter storms to get names

    So no more "Winter Death Storm"


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    Re: Winter storms to get names

    Come on Nick The Blizzard!!!!



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    Re: Winter storms to get names

    Winter Storm Nemo sounds delightful.



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    Re: Winter storms to get names

    and Helen just **** all over the Midwest



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