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View Poll Results: Would you rather have it 100 or 0 (F)?
100 deg 44 57.14%
0 deg 33 42.86%
Voters: 77. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 07-17-2010, 08:08 AM
 
Location: Connecticut
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Would you rather have it 100 or 0 (F) for a week straight? Hopefully the results won't be skewed being in the middle of summer

No brainer. 100 for me.
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Old 07-17-2010, 08:10 AM
 
Location: Perth, Western Australia
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I would choose 100 F for a week than 50 F for a week.

A fairer comparison might be 110 F or 120 F vs. 0 F,
as 0 F imho represents extreme cold, but 100 F is not-very-extreme.

I would still pick 110 F vs. 0 F,
but it might be a tough call 120 F vs. 0 F since I know how to deal with 0 F, but 120 F would be a mystery.
(120 F could be when metal burns you in the shade )
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Old 07-17-2010, 08:13 AM
 
Location: Mayberry
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100 no question!!
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Old 07-17-2010, 08:42 AM
 
Location: Western Massachusetts
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100 degrees! Though I'd have to buy an air conditioner if that kept up.
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Old 07-17-2010, 08:49 AM
 
Location: S.Dak
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I voted Zero. I am assuming that there will be no wind, that week!
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Old 07-17-2010, 08:51 AM
 
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Zero. 100 degrees just makes me mean.
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Old 07-17-2010, 08:53 AM
 
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I'll take the cold over the 100 any day..i'm alive and active when its cold,at 100 degrees i'm usually sitting in the house with the air conditioner on full.
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Old 07-17-2010, 09:42 AM
 
Location: long island ny
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I think it's easier adding clothes and such to stay warmer than it is to try and stay cooler.
In saying that, I prefer the heat though.
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Old 07-17-2010, 09:42 AM
 
Location: Augusta, GA
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I'll take the 100 if I'm going to be at the beach or pool in that week and for every day straight.
Otherwise its a tough call. Unless there is snow on the ground if its 0 degrees outside (or 20-30 degrees for that matter) I'm going to be inside most of the time with the heat on anyways.
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Old 07-17-2010, 10:37 AM
 
Location: Surrey, London commuter belt
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100 easily. I've never experienced 0F, and anything from about 42F down is considered bitterly cold where I'm from.
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