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Postby Taffy » 09 Aug 2006, 12:12

david wrote:For those of you who use Google Earth, there's a really useful tool here:
http://www.gearthblog.com/blog/archives ... torms.html


Excellent link, david. That is a very cool set of tools there, and one more reason why Google Earth is so great. Dragonbones - you'll be wanting to check this out asap - more power to your amateur forecasting!
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Postby Dragonbones » 09 Aug 2006, 16:12

Tigerman wrote:Dragonbones, I cannot see the graphic you posted... so, in case others cannot, here is another attempt:

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That's funny, I can't see yours but I can see mine.
Here's a screencap of it, btw (non-updating)

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As you can see, mine is bigger than yours. :wink:
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Postby Tigerman » 09 Aug 2006, 19:40

They're calling for strong winds with this one... possibility of a day off tomorrow:

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As it is, we seem to regard it as a positive objection to a reasoner that he has taken one side or the other. We regard it (in other words) as a positive objection to a reasoner that he has contrived to reach the object of his reasoning. We call a man a bigot or a slave of dogma because he is a thinker who has thought thoroughly and to a definite end.

From: All Things Considered - The Error of Impartiality
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Postby Dragonbones » 09 Aug 2006, 19:43

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Non-updating screencap above; the storm has shifted slightly north. Looks like work as usual tomorrow. :(
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Postby Tigerman » 09 Aug 2006, 21:10

Just announced Taipei and Taoyuen both work tomorrow... I think we're in for a wet morning... :(
As it is, we seem to regard it as a positive objection to a reasoner that he has taken one side or the other. We regard it (in other words) as a positive objection to a reasoner that he has contrived to reach the object of his reasoning. We call a man a bigot or a slave of dogma because he is a thinker who has thought thoroughly and to a definite end.

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Postby Elanna » 09 Aug 2006, 21:13

Just in the news here (FTV). Taipei, Taoyuan, Hsinchu and Miaoli have a free day tommorow.
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Postby Little Yellow Dog » 09 Aug 2006, 21:14

I thought I heard Taoyuan and Yilan are on for tomorrow. Not Taoyuan and Taipei...?
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Postby Lord Lucan » 09 Aug 2006, 21:33

Nah they'll not give the day off for that. It'll just be really miserable and more dangerous than usual on the way to work tomorrow. I think a taxi will be the order of the day.
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Postby taipei_swan » 09 Aug 2006, 21:36

Elanna wrote:Just in the news here (FTV). Taipei, Taoyuan, Hsinchu (Xinzhu) and Miaoli have a free day tommorow.


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Definitely no day off for Taipei...I flicked over to the local news just as the words "Taibei Shi ming shang ban shang ke" flashed across the screen. This was on Channel 52 a few minutes ago.
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Postby frokky » 09 Aug 2006, 22:14

taipei_swan wrote:
Elanna wrote:Just in the news here (FTV). Taipei, Taoyuan, Hsinchu (Xinzhu) (Xinzhu) and Miaoli have a free day tommorow.


:s
Definitely no day off for Taipei...I flicked over to the local news just as the words "Taibei Shi ming shang ban shang ke" flashed across the screen. This was on Channel 52 a few minutes ago.



errrm.. WHY!!?
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