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Old 02-12-2013, 11:55 AM
 
Location: Out in the stix
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lol slipperman when we first moved to CT in 2004 we lived in Windshire Terrace for a couple months before we bought our home, ouraddress was on Forest glen Circle. Was a nice complex, but those units just west of them looked like Section 8 housing wow was it scary in there.
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Old 02-12-2013, 12:01 PM
 
Location: Middlesex
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lol slipperman when we first moved to CT in 2004 we lived in Windshire Terrace for a couple months before we bought our home, ouraddress was on Forest glen Circle. Was a nice complex, but those units just west of them looked like Section 8 housing wow was it scary in there.
was that Inverness Ln with the oddly shaped condos? yeah, i looked at a couple of those back in 07 and didn't like them for 2 reasons: 1. how congested it felt and 2. lots of undesirables there.
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Old 02-12-2013, 12:11 PM
 
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Well, there was nothing to be afraid of in that " scary" complex in Middletown. It's called the Highlands and it's a true PUD- a planned unit development. Each of those little homes is on a tiny plot of land, which it owns, with the rest of the land in the complex being owned in common.

I agree that it is strange looking, as little contemporary sort of boxy houses are not at all attractive. But there are no renters there or if there are, there may be only a few. The homes are, for the most part, owned by first time buyers,as they're cheap to purchase.

Just because something is not pretty does not mean it is dangerous.
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:06 PM
 
Location: Coastal Northeast
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Guys, be extremely careful when driving. I watched an accident happen this morning on 95. Snow piles are so high that vehicles have to come to a complete stop when merging, and inch their way out. Some mergers aren't stopping and just barreling into traffic.

Also, when driving in the right and left lanes, the lanes will unexpectedly end. Play it smart and drive in the middle lane, and be aware of the other lanes though so people around you don't swipe you from the side.
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:32 PM
 
Location: Out in the stix
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was that Inverness Ln with the oddly shaped condos? yeah, i looked at a couple of those back in 07 and didn't like them for 2 reasons: 1. how congested it felt and 2. lots of undesirables there.
correct they looked like little bungalows all next to each other, actually they looked like tin cans. I looked at them when we first moved to CT from ny and what I saw there made me flee quickly from there to Glastonbury Also I knew I wasn't long for that apartment complex when the super told me after we bought a new grill "you better chain that grill to a pole or it will disappear" since we were on the first floor. I walked in and talked to my wife and said lets go house hunting we are out of here, was happy to lose my deposit for a safer environment.
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:36 PM
 
Location: Out in the stix
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Well, there was nothing to be afraid of in that " scary" complex in Middletown. It's called the Highlands and it's a true PUD- a planned unit development. Each of those little homes is on a tiny plot of land, which it owns, with the rest of the land in the complex being owned in common.

I agree that it is strange looking, as little contemporary sort of boxy houses are not at all attractive. But there are no renters there or if there are, there may be only a few. The homes are, for the most part, owned by first time buyers,as they're cheap to purchase.

Just because something is not pretty does not mean it is dangerous.
correct was a strange little neighborhood I didn't like some of what I saw there though, but overall Middletown is a nice little town, just wasn't fond of living in an apartment in the Westlake area. Wasn't for us.... The parking where we were in Windshire terrace wasn't too hot either.

Anyway, back to the weather talk, they were in my complex in Glastonbury with buldozers and bobcats just shuffling snow around.....what a mess. On the bright side, water was pouring off of my roof into the gutters all night last night, and I'm sure a lot of it melted today....glad for that.
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Old 02-12-2013, 05:11 PM
 
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Red Hyundai hatch? That was me. I had them on, I just turned them on off near Westport. How did you know it was me?
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Hmm. A little creepy...lol...
Stalker alert.... LOL.

I explained it to gmd via DM. I'll leave it to him on whether or not he wants to explain it out on the forum.
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Old 02-12-2013, 05:51 PM
 
Location: Near the Coast SWCT
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http://www.facebook.com/WeatherHanrahan

"This is East Avenue in Bridgeport. This is not an unusual site at all in the Park City. People are frustrated and understandably so. Unfortunately, plows are virtually useless with 3 feet of wet, heavy snow and front end loaders are all that's left. It's a slow process but it's a 1 in 100+ year storm and the cities are particularly hard hit thanks to on the street parking, close proximity of houses/driveways, and dense population."

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Old 02-12-2013, 06:25 PM
 
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Stalker alert.... LOL.

I explained it to gmd via DM. I'll leave it to him on whether or not he wants to explain it out on the forum.
Lol.
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:04 PM
 
Location: Cleveland , Ohio
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Default Lake is not frozen

It really has not for sometime now.
We have more freeze thaw cycles , that is becoming more common place , then when I was a kid on the eastside. I 'm living west now, if the westside gets heavy snow it was a bad storm.


P.S.
I picked Connecticut , to check out because of NEOhio and the western reserve




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As an ex-Clevelander, I know how rare it is to see bare ground in February. Then again, I experienced many big snows in March and even April! So for sure, more fun lies ahead. Has the lake frozen over yet?
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