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This depressing rain!

Post by Wd40 » Mon, 02 Dec 2013 9:23 am

Damn! Its been raining so much since the last month. The most depressing thing is to wake up and see that it is raining. Argggh! I am connecting from home today. There is no work in office anyway because of the thanksgiving weekend.

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Post by Fortan » Mon, 02 Dec 2013 9:34 am

It really was one of those mornings, where you just want to roll over on the other side and keep sleeping. Boring, depressing rain - but then again, the alternative in my home country was snow and frost ?!

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Post by Max Headroom » Mon, 02 Dec 2013 9:39 am

You ain't seen nothing yet I'm afraid. Once you don't see a single clear patch of clear sky for days on end and everyone complains how cold it is, only then will things start to improve.

But the other end will be worth it eh.

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Post by QRM » Mon, 02 Dec 2013 9:51 am

I love the rain, the smell of it just before it arrives. We have a completely open plan house, if its raining you get wet when you have a dump!

Like they say no such thing as bad weather its just inappropriate clothing and attitude.

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Post by AngMoG » Mon, 02 Dec 2013 9:54 am

I have to say, I quite enjoy the fact that it is a bit cooler these days :)

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Post by Wd40 » Mon, 02 Dec 2013 9:56 am

AngMoG wrote:I have to say, I quite enjoy the fact that it is a bit cooler these days :)
I enjoyed it for the first 5 days of November, when it began raining daily. But now, I am longing for the sun!

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Post by x9200 » Mon, 02 Dec 2013 10:00 am

I like when it rains, even more thunderstorms if I can stay home at the same time. If it lasts no longer than 3 weeks it is just fine and nice change to the typical, boring weather in Singapore.

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Post by PrimroseHill » Mon, 02 Dec 2013 10:53 am

I like the cooler weather and a slight breeze

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Post by JR8 » Mon, 02 Dec 2013 11:03 am

I like that schoolchildren are not allowed outside for sports if it's raining, it's so much quieter.

'Remember: There is no such thing as bad weather, just inappropriate clothing.' [Norwegian expression - and they should know].

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Post by x9200 » Mon, 02 Dec 2013 11:26 am

And... Wd40, i don't see you relocating to majority of the EU countries with this sort of problems after few days of rain only. You would not survived a single winter.

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Post by Wd40 » Mon, 02 Dec 2013 11:42 am

x9200 wrote:And... Wd40, i don't see you relocating to majority of the EU countries with this sort of problems after few days of rain only. You would not survived a single winter.
I know :) This was something I factored in before making the choice of relocating to Singapore. My previous company, I had several chances to move to the UK, but I didnt take them.

For me, its still bearable. But I can't imagine my wife, who is stay at home mom. She will go mad staying at home with the depressing weather outside and to top it everything closes at 5PM in most of the EU countries.

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Post by x9200 » Mon, 02 Dec 2013 12:02 pm

I'm pretty resistant myself but many people suffer from winter depression. It is less about weather, more about light depravation. Right now the sun sets around 4pm, rises 8am and it never goes high above the horizon line. Gloomy gloomy.
How long the shops stay open depends on the country.

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Post by JR8 » Mon, 02 Dec 2013 12:11 pm

http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/a ... html?n=236
Looks more like 7am-7pm here.


8-4pm is more North European, and it can get to me (Seasonal Affective Disorder). If you're in a job with quite long hours, it means you don't get to see the sun most days for maybe four months a year. Not much fun.

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Post by bgd » Mon, 02 Dec 2013 12:27 pm

After a particularly long, grey and miserable European winter I requested a move to Sg.

I don’t miss either the northern or southern hemisphere winters. I’ll tolerate a little rain in return for year round heat.

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