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This heatwave

Postby Kwacky » 25 Jul 2018, 08:41

Who is enjoying it?

I do like the warmer weather. It's nice to be having a proper summer for a change. I don't think it's too hot but I am struggling a bit at night as I like to be cool when I'm sleeping.
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Re: This heatwave

Postby Stonesie » 25 Jul 2018, 10:32

I drive mobile greenhouses with no A/C, very poor ventilation and fake leather seats... I like warm weather just not while im working.
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Re: This heatwave

Postby C00kiemonster » 25 Jul 2018, 10:44

The UK is not setup for very hot weather (or very cold weather tbh). UK houses are also not good in hot weather as they are poorly ventilated and trap heat mostly.

I now understand the thick brick walls and cold floors of france - they do work.
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Re: This heatwave

Postby Kwacky » 25 Jul 2018, 11:02

I must admit that our house has done well this summer, it's been nice and cool downstairs.

Modern UK houses are designed to be heat traps to keep heating bills down.
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Re: This heatwave

Postby kiwikrasher » 25 Jul 2018, 11:36

Soft cocks!!!! (lol) (lol)
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Re: This heatwave

Postby Kwacky » 25 Jul 2018, 11:38

Mate, you were moaning the other day it was a chilly 23 degrees.

Get back in your hotbox. :P
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Re: This heatwave

Postby kiwikrasher » 25 Jul 2018, 11:47

Kwacky wrote:Mate, you were moaning the other day it was a chilly 23 degrees.

Get back in your hotbox. :P


In fairness the cold affects me more when I come back from tropical heats into the depths of our winter. We were having overnight lows of -2 a few days ago. I’ve been home long enough now to re-acclimatise and the 15 deg we had today felt warm.

I will admit cold temps on the bike still kill me. Down to 15 deg is ok but lower than that and I’m suffering. Though I did used to commute in below zero temps while at the refinery.

And since when did we need a reason to take the piss :P
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Re: This heatwave

Postby Jack » 25 Jul 2018, 12:03

I am loving it , but I'm cold blooded and don't have to do physical labour .
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Re: This heatwave

Postby D41 » 25 Jul 2018, 13:05

It's not the heat, it's the humidity that sucks.

And in warmer places your blood thins out after a few years to help you cope.
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Re: This heatwave

Postby Cavetroll87 » 25 Jul 2018, 13:43

Ive had no problem with it I must be honest, which is surprising. The office can be a bit stuffy and sleeping is hard, but im not gunna moan coz id much rather it was nice like this than pissing down with rain all the time
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Re: This heatwave

Postby C00kiemonster » 25 Jul 2018, 14:45

kiwikrasher wrote:
Kwacky wrote:Mate, you were moaning the other day it was a chilly 23 degrees.

Get back in your hotbox. :P


In fairness the cold affects me more when I come back from tropical heats into the depths of our winter. We were having overnight lows of -2 a few days ago. I’ve been home long enough now to re-acclimatise and the 15 deg we had today felt warm.

I will admit cold temps on the bike still kill me. Down to 15 deg is ok but lower than that and I’m suffering. Though I did used to commute in below zero temps while at the refinery.

And since when did we need a reason to take the piss :P


Below 15 degrees - :D Soft southern hemispherians :D

Both myself and Mrs Cookiemonster have bought mesh textiles for this summer - leathers can be too much.

It's been 38 / 39 degrees in the shade this week and i must admit i've been finding things inside to do most of the time :P (sweat) (sweat)
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Re: This heatwave

Postby Blade » 25 Jul 2018, 16:55

Cavetroll87 wrote:Ive had no problem with it I must be honest, which is surprising. The office can be a bit stuffy and sleeping is hard, but im not gunna moan coz id much rather it was nice like this than pissing down with rain all the time


People who moan about the sunshine should be shot, simple as that really (emo)
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Re: This heatwave

Postby D41 » 25 Jul 2018, 17:02

Yey!! I can moan all I want, Blade says it's OK!!

Thanks Blade!!
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Re: This heatwave

Postby Blade » 25 Jul 2018, 17:20

Anytime D (y)
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Re: This heatwave

Postby duke63 » 25 Jul 2018, 17:46

Apparently most heterosexual women love it as it causes ‘summer penis syndrome’.
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Re: This heatwave

Postby D41 » 25 Jul 2018, 19:37

WTF is that??

.........there's NO way I'm having THAT on my phone's search history.
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Re: This heatwave

Postby Deegee » 25 Jul 2018, 20:08

Have to say I’m loving it. (sun) 8)

I work outside a lot, so not too fussed about a bit of sun and live on the coast so it’s (a bit) cooler at night.

I’m with Blade on this one, no moaning about the heat, it’ll be shite rain and fog soon enough without anyone wishing the sun would go away (even though I miss my lovely cold bed atm), I’m definitely making the most of it!

Enjoy the summer! (sun)
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Re: This heatwave

Postby Frankie » 26 Jul 2018, 06:55

Loving it..... yes it's hot at night.... just turn the aircon on lol....portable unit I bought from b&q about 10 yrs ago, still working :)

Much rather this weather than freezing cold, wet, dark, windy..... need I go on....
It won't be long before all that crap is back......
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Re: This heatwave

Postby fidget » 26 Jul 2018, 08:33

I'll take this heat over the impending fog, rain, hail, dark and mizzle that invades us down here.
I still go out to play all year, just more fun when it's warm and dry.

We do have a few roads here that seem to be melting in the afternoons though.
Personally I go out on the Bike to play in the early hours. Nout on the road at 0530.

Leathers only get hot when you stop to gossip keep on riding and avoid the traffic.
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Re: This heatwave

Postby D41 » 26 Jul 2018, 08:40

It's going to be 90F here today!

And tomorrow too.

And the day after that. And the day after that. And the day after that...
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