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Too hot, too sunny, too humid ... the weather sucks 2012

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Re: Too hot, too sunny, too humid ... the weather sucks 2012

Postby Omniloquacious » 10 Jun 2012, 22:14

Icon wrote:I hate summer, I hate the heat, I want to go somewhere cool. Does anyone know if there are cold swimming pools in Wulai?


I don't know about any swimming pools, but there are countless great places for wild swimming in Wulai - in the Nanshi, Tonghou, Jiajiuliao, Ayu and Tonghou Streams, to name a few. The water's clean and cool, the surroundings are gorgeous, and you won't have to wear a swimming cap. In many of the more secluded places, you won't have to wear anything at all.
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Re: Too hot, too sunny, too humid ... the weather sucks 2012

Postby Icon » 10 Jun 2012, 23:24

PigBloodCake wrote:President Ma: "Heat? What heat? I hardly turn on the A/C during my 4 years at the Presidential office. You foreigners are a bunch of wuss."


If I could quote my colleagues comments on that issue... but we all want to keep our jobs. :s
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Re: Too hot, too sunny, too humid ... the weather sucks 2012

Postby Icon » 10 Jun 2012, 23:41

And just to remind all to stay safe, 4 farmers dead due to the heat this week. :(
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Re: Too hot, too sunny, too humid ... the weather sucks 2012

Postby Icon » 22 Jun 2012, 10:46

I know many of us have plans for the wekend, but we gotta be careful: the temperature is going up dramatically. Next week, they are predicting highs over 35 degrees. Dress accordingly.

As to our situation, the greeting in our building nowdays is not "have you eaten?", but "is it cool in your office?" People come from other agencies and their first words are "oh, it is cooler over there".:(
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Re: Too hot, too sunny, too humid ... the weather sucks 2012

Postby Eros75 » 22 Jun 2012, 12:07

Yes, we get it. Taiwan is hot. You are hot. Your office is hot.
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Re: Too hot, too sunny, too humid ... the weather sucks 2012

Postby Ryan the third » 22 Jun 2012, 12:44

Eros75 wrote:Yes, we get it. Taiwan is hot. You are hot. Your office is hot.


What did you expect to read in a thread called "too hot, too sunny, too humid... this weather sucks"? I love the artic cold of Taiwan in the Summer?
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Re: Too hot, too sunny, too humid ... the weather sucks 2012

Postby Icon » 22 Jun 2012, 14:32

Eros75 wrote:Yes, we get it. Taiwan is hot. You are hot. Your office is hot.


Well, as long as you and anyone else gets it and we don't get any "I got heatstroke and I am in the hospital" thread or worse, I'm good, too!
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Re: Too hot, too sunny, too humid ... the weather sucks 2012

Postby Eros75 » 22 Jun 2012, 23:04

Ryan the third wrote:
Eros75 wrote:Yes, we get it. Taiwan is hot. You are hot. Your office is hot.


What did you expect to read in a thread called "too hot, too sunny, too humid... this weather sucks"? I love the artic cold of Taiwan in the Summer?


Well, jeez, a thread about the heat is one thing. A couple of identical posts from the same poster complaining about the heat and especially the office is another. But when it gets to a half-dozen, my tolerance for redundancy is tested.

I guess the best way to solve that problem is to simply exit such a mundane thread. Thanks.
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Re: Too hot, too sunny, too humid ... the weather sucks 2012

Postby navillus » 23 Jun 2012, 00:50

Hi, I'm navillus. You may remember me from the "It's cold and this weather rocks" thread.

I live in a little town next to the mountains where we rarely get a draft of wind. I was in Kending last year and met some girls from Taipei. Found out that one of them had some relatives here. All she could talk about was how hot it was here.

As for getting used to the heat, I know/envy/hate some who have made the claim, but for me, after 14 years, I expect it will never happen. I realize I could stand to lose a few pounds, which I am sure would help a little, though I'm not rolly-polly fat. I think the ammount of body hair I have also contributes to my woes. A friend of mine who drrops by sometimes, seeing me shirtless and sweating, tells me I'd feel better if I took off the sweater and put on a T-shirt.
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Re: Too hot, too sunny, too humid ... the weather sucks 2012

Postby Exister » 24 Jun 2012, 14:16

Ha, where are you guys from originally? I was just thinking about how cool it's been around here (in the north, anyway) this year.
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