A warm welcome to all new Weatherzone folk...

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  1. Slovenski

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    Hi all, a very big thank you to Ski on such a warm welcome for us WZ 'Refugees'.
    Awesome to see many familiar names, your input is greatly appreciated.
    Feral stormy looking at Snowies atm, looking so forward for our stormies turning up here, rest of July & August doesnt look great for us.
     
  2. Kletterer

    Kletterer Thredbo Doughnut Tragic Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    May have forgotten to mention that i am your other moderator for Weather threads. Its great to see many WZ folks settling in here. Certainly been a lot more volume to read through- and some top quality contributions amongst the discussions. Well done folks :thumbs:
     
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  3. Wet Snow

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    Hello, I'm Wet Snow (David): a long-time poster on WZ (since 2002). I love weather & climate & have been keeping up with such for most of my life. Although I live in a small town in W.A. (Western Arkansas), I've always been fascinated with all things Australian (esp. your weather, as the seasons are "backwards" to ours here in the US). It's really hit-or-miss as to my town getting accumulating snow--as the weather conditions have to be just right. I'm sure I'll enjoy my time here & I hope my weekly/monthly/seasonal weather posts will be interesting & informative.
     
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  4. Richard

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    Hey David,

    Welcome.

    If you like snow and you like Australian weather, then all the action is in Alpine & Southern. We have a disciplined method of running two threads for each approaching front. One for Predictions as the front forms and rolls in from the west - and one for Observations as the front passes through.

    I see you created a thread at WZ for Mena, Arkansas. Feel free to start a similar new thread in our General & World section. Look for the Post New Thread button top right.
     
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  5. melty68

    melty68 One of Us

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    Is it ok if I just come home from work and just be entertained by other people's love of the mountains
     
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  6. Wet Snow

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    Yes, Thanks & I have done so. My thread name is the same as it is on WZ. Looking forward to being here.
     
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  7. Doonks

    Doonks Let's cook! Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Yes, of course it is. But have you ever gotten up to the top of any and had a go in the snow?
     
  8. IAB

    IAB A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Wet Snow is better then Clear Snow ;)
     
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  9. Wet Snow

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    I chose "Wet Snow" as a nickname on WZ, as I thought a "weather-related" nickname would be good, so I chose my favorite kind of Wintertime precipitation as my nickname. "Wet" snow is better than "dry" snow as the "wet" variety packs together very well & is great for making snowballs, snowmen, etc. Good accumulating snowfall in my town is really hit-or-miss each Winter--as the conditions have to be just right. We have just as good of a chance to have (sometimes very damaging) freezing rain/ice storm events in my area.
     
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  10. Gleno71

    Gleno71 Hard Yards

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    Welcome. I remember you from WZ. You posted daily reports from your region if I remember right?
     
  11. Wet Snow

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    Hello Gleno71: I actually posted weekly, monthly & seasonal reports. Great to see you again.
     
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  12. Homer

    Homer One of Us

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    *weekly*
     
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  13. cold wombat

    cold wombat Twitter Contributer Social Media Mod Ski Pass: Gold

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    Good luck with that.

    #JustSayin'

    ;)
     
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    D-eye Photographer and skier Moderator

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    #moist
     
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  15. marakai

    marakai First Runs

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    WZ Refo from the FNQ Tropic's.
    Thanks for the WARM Welcome people, it's friggin 8 Deg C here at the moment a bit north of Cairns.
    Very nice user friendly site you all have, there is literally thousands of everyday forum users looking for a new home in the coming week's flowing out from WZ right now, then thousands more around Oct-Nov when the Tropic's pages users realize that WZ is no more when they log back in for the Storm season and reach a read only page in response.
    A friendly dedicated user page for such people will snare many such people if you can cater for them all, though I'm sure you are already aware of that.
     
  16. cold wombat

    cold wombat Twitter Contributer Social Media Mod Ski Pass: Gold

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    I'm sure you appreciate how much we'd rather extend a cold welcome. ;)

    Well aren't you lucky! Enjoy.
     
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  17. Colin Maitland

    Colin Maitland One of Us

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    Hey wet snow glad you came over, great to see you on here. Look forward to your reports again form the US. Take care and chat soon.

    Cheers

    Colin Maitland.
     
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  18. Colin Maitland

    Colin Maitland One of Us

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    @Richard.

    Thanks so much for all your hard work along with the mods and forum members in accommodating us refugees from WZ.

    I was wondering if you could change my user name from Coltan back to Colin Maitland as I was known on WZ for years. There is no rush as I realise you will be busy.
    Thanks in advance if that is OK.

    Cheers
    Colin
     
  19. Richard

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    Done,

    Note: your login is now Colin Maitland (case sensitive)
    email and pw remain the same.
     
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  20. Colin Maitland

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    Thank you very much.
    Much appreciated.
    Cheers
    Colin.
     
  21. markopolo

    markopolo Naughty Corner Resident Ski Pass: Gold

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  22. Slovenski

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    Glad you're here Colin, Cheers.
     
  23. melty68

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    Umm yeah ..dorks