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    This is the first time that I have paid attention to the forum through all the seasons and I am shocked how much the posts pick up as the weather warns up. I spent the entire winter maintaining my pool even though we have not swam since September. I do live in Florida so we need to be ready to swim on a moments notice. LoL I am not sure that my compulsive nature would allow me to cover a pool in September and not look at it again until March. I'm not judging, just sayin
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    Re: Surge in Posts

    Give it about four weeks and you'll se the forum on fire. From here, it will light up every day, and the action will really start increasing. Hide and watch.
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    Re: Surge in Posts

    Really? Cuz as soon as my pool hits 85 I'm goin in! From then on I will only be posting M-F from 8-5.
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    Re: Surge in Posts

    No matter how compulsive you are if your pool turns to ice it pretty much takes all the incentive and curiosity out of peeking under the cover. I can tell from what's on the cover what it looks like underneath.
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    From then on I will only be posting M-F from 8-5.
    We poor folk will be at the desk holding down TFP while y'all are enjoying some cool ones. (Not)
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    I can not wait to open my pool! I love looking at the sparkling water as much as I love being in it...Hopefully today when I get home, I'll at least have all the snow melted off the cover...
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    Re: Surge in Posts

    Same here, 85 and I am in the pool, it is close to 80 already.
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    It's kind of funny as now my Snow blower forum starts to die out and I shift to spending more time here !!
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    A snow blower forum. They have thought of everything. I guess we all need some kind of support group. Lol
    I wonder what percentage of people stick around after their pools are clear? I know it has taken me two years to final feel like I am controlling the pool chemistry instead of the other way around. I come here now to see what others are doing and I finally feel comfortable answering questions for others.

    When I joined the forum, I saw the exact same 'wits end' posts that I am seeing now. I guess I thought it was a one time thing, but every spring.
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    Re: Surge in Posts

    Quote Originally Posted by kiss4afrog View Post
    It's kind of funny as now my Snow blower forum starts to die out and I shift to spending more time here !!
    LOL!!! Troublefreesnowblowers.com sweet!
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    Re: Surge in Posts

    Too bad they didn't grab that one. Just Snowblowerforum dot com

    But like pools some times it isn't that big a problem you just need someone you can trust to give a little advise or a push to do what you know you can and or should do. Like pools there are those problems where having a group is a benefit.
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    Re: Surge in Posts

    That is too funny, I love it, Troublefreesnowblower!!

    I have to wonder, which is more dead in winter. Pool or Snowblower forums?

    We at least get our Down-Unders to keep us occupied a little.
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    Re: Surge in Posts

    I'm a moderator on the Snow Blower forum and it's definitely more dead here !! With all the snow out east and up in Canada there were tons of people begging to figure out how to adjust, repair or replace whatever was keeping them from operating. With a pool you can always choose to not swim but with 18" of snow you don't have a choice if you want to go to work or get out and get groceries !!
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    Yeah, I bet people's snow blowers are worn out! The feet of snow up north this winter is ridiculous.
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    That's cool frog. Makes sense too..

    Do they say...be careful going to the snow blower store like we do about the pool store here?
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    I need a pressure washer forum. Darn thing has never been right.
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    I would be surprise if there isn't at least a Pressure Washer sub forum somewhere.
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    I thought my Toro snow blower was going to die mid-winter but bought some Start My Engine gas treatment and to my surprise it worked! Open my pool in 4 weeks..Yes!!
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