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For Goodness Sake Come and Get Some!!!
For Goodness Sake Come and Get Some!!!
Quigley


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Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED
Location: Orillia Ontario Canada
Date: Mar 22, 2008
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/250
Galleries: Humorous, Urban
Date Uploaded: Mar 23, 2008

Viewed: 709
Comments: 16
Favorites: 1 (view)

As some of you know up here in Canada we get snow in the winter:) Well Orillia is in the snow belt and this year the snow has done just that, belted us as often as it could. Some of the snow banks around the area are 20' high. This guys front lawn is just under two feet from the roof line of his house and that's only because we had some sun to melt it a little. It was level with the roof line which is 14'8" from the ground. My friend has the same house two doors down so I measured it there.

I like the shovel on the bank it shows that he's finally given up on the snow.

There was an article on the amount of snow we had this year and this house was the feature picture.

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04/11/2011 11:20:31 AM
That is one of the funniest signs I think I've ever seen !
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07/24/2008 07:14:05 PM
Ah yes, winter 2008 in Ontario, I remember it well, and so does my chiropractor....
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07/24/2008 04:32:28 PM
Bwwaaahahahahhahaaaa...makes me laugh and wince at the same time...
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07/24/2008 04:16:39 PM
:) I hope he's found his yard by now - though I think hoping for a lawn might be a bit much to ask.
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04/04/2008 09:53:38 AM
LOL thats just a hoot buddy :)
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04/02/2008 06:54:03 PM
Like it! We had a little snow over here Easter day but all gone by lunchtime :( Almost envious, but wouldn't want to have to shovel it all :)
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04/01/2008 10:58:28 PM
This is one of the funniest things I have ever seen in my whole life!
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03/26/2008 08:52:20 PM
This is not his house, The banks would have to be 30ft high to reach his roof..
03/25/2008 04:47:31 PM
It's now the 25th of March and it should be spring, BUT we are getting another 25cm (about 10") of snow and there is more on the way for the rest of the week. WHEN WILL IT END!?!?!?!?

I like snow I really do, honest I do.

MAX!
03/25/2008 12:49:18 PM
I like snow but this is just crazy. I like how the arrows point to the snow, just in case you couldn't find it.
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03/25/2008 11:21:30 AM
The fact that he actually took the time to make the sign and post is a crack up. Great shot.
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03/25/2008 04:49:24 AM
LOL! What a fun and delightful way to deal with the probably exasperating nature of way too much snow! Glad to see your neighbor has a sense of humor, and this is a great shot to show it!
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03/24/2008 09:59:03 PM
Honest this sign was NOT put there by me or anyone I know. I was working in the area and also my friend lives two doors away so I had seen the sign a few times and was going to take a shot of it because it made me laugh. Then this side challenge came up and I shot it for this for this instead:)

MAX!

Message edited by author 2008-03-24 21:59:33.
03/24/2008 06:41:58 PM
Wonderful! If we got 1" of snow the whole country is in panic.
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03/24/2008 06:30:16 PM
Too funny! Now tell us you didn't plant that sign there. ;>P Seeing that makes me miss winter a lot less ... I spent 10 years in Colorado, 3 of them in a house at 8500' elevation where I had to shovel a path through a looooooooong and steeeeeeeeeep dirt driveway by hand whenever it snowed like this ... and it did that a lot! I'm hoping the sun comes out for you soon.
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03/23/2008 03:22:37 PM
Max,
When are you going to fess up and tell everyone that this your house and you are tired of shoveling the snow? Very funny picture and a good capture of what is around you. The shovel being in the scene is an essnetyial element to get the point across. Brilliant photo!
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