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We're naming winter storms now?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by hondo, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    What's this "Winter Storm Draco" stuff?

    When did we start naming blizzards? And what happened to the winter storms starting with A, B and C?
     
  2. dreunc1542

    dreunc1542 Active Member

    Fucking Malfoy. First, he's a whiny douche for 7 books and now he's keeping me from driving home tomorrow.
     
  3. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    While I think it is very gimmicky, I do think there is a lot of value in people being able to figure out where a storm is and when it might hit their particular area. Odd thing is, it was just a "winter storm" when it hit our area.
     
  4. KJIM

    KJIM Well-Known Member

    Around October, when this thread originated:
    http://www.sportsjournalists.com/forum/threads/93005/
     
  5. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    NBC didn't let any of that Weather Channel naming nonsense on Nightly News.
     
  6. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Snowball Suzy has a nice ring to it.
     
  7. JR

    JR Active Member

    I guess if you're shoveling a metre of snow from your driveway, you can go, "Fucking Draco".

    Or if you get storm stayed in some podunk little town, you can start a bar conversation with " That bitch Snowball Suzy is why I'm here. Get me another Keith's" :)
     
  8. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    For $600 an hour, you'd better be able to call her whatever the hell you want
    [/crossthread]
     
  9. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

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    DRRRRACCCCCOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!
    DRRRRAACCCCCCCCCOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!
     
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  10. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    Very well-played.
     
  11. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Also, when did Hurricane Sandy become Superstorm Sandy? If any hurricane deserved Superstorm it was Andrew or Katrina.
     
  12. murphyc

    murphyc Well-Known Member

    If they're going to name winter storms, they should go more modern and add hashtags as well.
    #WinterStormDraco #Blizzard #MidwestYouAreScrewed
     
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