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November 27, 2009 Poll Results

What's your favorite winter pastime?

Skiing, snowboarding or snowshoeing 11% 23 votes
Ice skating 5% 12 votes
Snowmobiling 3% 8 votes
Sledding 1% 3 votes
Ice fishing 1% 3 votes
Hockey 7% 15 votes
Watching wildlife 3% 8 votes
Curling up next to the fireplace with a hot toddy 22% 48 votes
I hate everything about winter 42% 89 votes
Total: 209 Votes

Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.


November 27, 2009
4:22 p.m.

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75% responding hate everything about winter, yet we live here.
We love that first snow, just as we love a snowy Christmas morning. A briskly cold New Year's Eve is a lovely finishing touch on the Holiday Season.
From January 2nd until the first day of spring, you can keep winter.

November 27, 2009
5:35 p.m.

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I don't know about the hot toddy part (maybe hot cocoa instead), but my favorite part of winter is definitely the parts when I don't have to go out in it. A frozen nose, a buried car and messy roads? Ick. But watching flakes fall while sipping cocoa and staying toasty inside? Not a bad way to spend a day. :)

November 28, 2009
10:46 a.m.

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My favorite part of winter is curling up with a good book next to a crackling fire (in the fireplace) and watching the snow fall outside, while a purring cat sits on my lap.

November 30, 2009
11:05 a.m.

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Hate is such a strong word...
Don't forget that the first day of Winter is when the days start to get longer. There is always hope.

November 30, 2009
12:06 p.m.

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I love to curl up with a good book on a snowy day... unfortunately I am usually too busy shoveling the driveway! It's the slippery roads that I hate the most! And having to bundle up just to run to the store for a carton of milk! On the other hand, it is nice to see the days get longer, and to know that we're heading in the right direction... towards Spring!

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