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Old 07-05-2012, 06:29 PM   #1
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Do not know what it is like in other parts of the US but here in the midwest it is blazing. I am so hot and tired of the 95+ temps. How are you staying cool? We have the air cranked up high but when you step outside it is like you can not even breath.
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Old 07-05-2012, 07:32 PM   #2
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Its only been into the 70's and 80's here in Oregon. Other than that, I work in a meat dept. So, I'm always cool...
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Old 07-05-2012, 08:19 PM   #3
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I am in the midwest too. But I stay in my research lab most of the time - so it doesnt matter. In any case, I spent a lot of time in south India - where the summer temperatures were usually over 100 and got used to such a weather.
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Old 07-05-2012, 11:13 PM   #4
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I sleep during the hottest part of the day (usually 11-6) and work at night from 11-7.

I simultaneously avoid the heat, have time to train and spend with the family, and get to see the sunset and sunrise every day. The extra money isn't bad either...
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Do not know what it is like in other parts of the US but here in the midwest it is blazing. I am so hot and tired of the 95+ temps. .
Come over to the UK for a break. It's rainy, cold and miserable.
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Old 07-06-2012, 11:38 AM   #6
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Been raining all day, yup.

Humid as hell though where I am Tann.
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It's sunny here and it's 80F, no rain and the fog has briefly lifted for now.
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Been raining all day, yup.

Humid as hell though where I am Tann.
I was in London in Wednesday and it was very humid. The tube was one heaving, foetid, clammy mass of misery. It was like a vision of hell. Those poor buggers. I came back to Wiltshire thanking my lucky stars that my daily commute isn't like that.
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My office is currently 4,789 degrees, with the AC running. The AC can't keep up with the heat. I am currently doing the4 following to stay cool:

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