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Old 07-29-2010, 04:36 PM
 
Location: Peoria, AZ & Munds Park, AZ
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You Know your in Phoenix when you cant play a sport that involves blowing up balls such as soccer or basketball, because the ball will get popped by a cactus every time.
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Old 07-29-2010, 05:59 PM
 
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* When you get out of the shower in the summer and you're still sweaty.
* When you get off a plane and have to take a huge gulp of hot, thick air.
* When you see people in heavy sweaters or jackets and flip flops in the winter.
* You get the BEST Mexican food!!!
* Shopping for cars includes looking for lighter colors so as not to absorb the heat.
* You see the funkiest bugs you'll ever see.
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Old 07-29-2010, 09:32 PM
 
Location: Tokyo (but will always be) Phoenix, Az
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One minute it's 105 degrees and sunny then the next it's pouring rain and 80 degrees
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Old 07-29-2010, 10:24 PM
 
Location: Arizona
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"One minute it's 105 degrees and sunny then the next it's pouring rain and 80 degrees"
That never happens! Hold on, my car is floating away.
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Old 07-30-2010, 12:36 AM
 
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This thread is funny...I am enjoying it! I don't think I have lived here long enough to know too many but here is a go....

Everyone asks how many times you have seen a scorpion or black widow
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Old 07-30-2010, 11:33 AM
 
Location: Peoria, AZ & Munds Park, AZ
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That never happens! Hold on, my car is floating away.
Are you just joking around or are you serious? It happened yesterday!

Anyway

you know your in phoenix when everyone drives up to flagstaff to the snow in winter because it is still to hot in Phoenix

when you expect a nice cool breeze in the morning so you open your door and you find the phoenix summer waiting for you

When the excuse is its a dry heat
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Old 07-30-2010, 11:46 AM
 
Location: Peoria, AZ & Munds Park, AZ
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You know your in phoenix when Alaskans are constantly asking you "How do you take the 116 degree temperatures in Phoenix" and your reply is "Easy-with the windchill it is only 115"
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Old 07-30-2010, 12:02 PM
 
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You Know your in Phoenix when you cant play a sport that involves blowing up balls such as soccer or basketball, because the ball will get popped by a cactus every time.
Lol, that was a good one Daniel NC. It would not be a good idea to use cacti as goal posts.
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Old 07-31-2010, 03:46 AM
 
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LOL! I believe that the only folks that can tolerate living here are lizard people!
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Old 07-31-2010, 05:25 AM
 
Location: Phoenix
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You know your in Phoenix when.....

Your electric bill is greater than your mortgage

You go on vacation and hope it rains

You think your going to get a rain storm and it's just dust

Your baseball team trades away the starting rotation
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