How do you feel about thunder & lightning? ( Archived) (34)

Aug 9, 2018 11:14 AM CSTHow do you feel about thunder & lightning?
BigGuyLondon
BigGuyLondonBigGuyLondonGreater London, England UK8 Threads 4 Polls 40 Posts

How do you feel about thunder & lightning?(Vote Below)

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It scares me. I never did like it.
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15%
I don't really like it, but I can tolerate it.
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12%
I like it, sometimes.
4
12%
It's fascinating! In fact, I love it!
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62%
Total Votes
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I grew up with always loving the sound and sights of thunder and lightning; It made me feel live. I enjoyed it because it was a fascinating aspect of nature we so rarely ever saw or heard. I'd always run up to the nearest window to look for it if I'd heard a rumble or clap and I'd stay there until it had finished. Even to to this day it amazes me.

What do YOU think of it?! Scared? Happy?
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Aug 9, 2018 11:15 AM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
deedee123xo
deedee123xodeedee123xolimerick, Limerick Ireland10 Threads 2,358 Posts
As long as I'm indoors when it happens I'm happy.thumbs up
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Aug 9, 2018 11:19 AM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
Don't go out on a broomstick in the thunder and lightningcats meow
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Aug 9, 2018 11:21 AM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
rubberduck1
rubberduck1rubberduck1cardiff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales UK1,157 Posts
I love thunder and lightning especially walking in it i once sat on a metal bench in a Field in it brilliant
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Aug 9, 2018 11:23 AM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
annaroach
annaroachannaroachLimerick, Ireland254 Threads 8,980 Posts
I hate it with a passion,

I can remember being in northern France , coming back from the south.
when we got to where we were getting the boat,,, it started, the like of it i had never seen before
AND there was no place to run and hide,, the lightning strikes were so near and so bad

I had to just sit in the car and wait it out, i was so glad when it was over. doh
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Aug 9, 2018 11:27 AM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
deedee123xo
deedee123xodeedee123xolimerick, Limerick Ireland10 Threads 2,358 Posts
aries1234: Don't go out on a broomstick in the thunder and lightning
Ok Grandad
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Aug 9, 2018 11:27 AM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
rubberduck1
rubberduck1rubberduck1cardiff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales UK1,157 Posts
When i was in that field it was night and it was lighting up the whole town for hours it knocked out the whole town of power
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Aug 9, 2018 11:29 AM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
deedee123xo
deedee123xodeedee123xolimerick, Limerick Ireland10 Threads 2,358 Posts
rubberduck1: When i was in that field it was night and it was lighting up the whole town for hours it knocked out the whole town of power
What were you doing in the field you dingbat laugh

BTW how did your wow test go yesterday
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Aug 9, 2018 11:30 AM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
annaroach
annaroachannaroachLimerick, Ireland254 Threads 8,980 Posts
rubberduck1: When i was in that field it was night and it was lighting up the whole town for hours it knocked out the whole town of power
You were brave!wave
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Aug 9, 2018 11:32 AM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
rubberduck1
rubberduck1rubberduck1cardiff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales UK1,157 Posts
deedee123xo: What were you doing in the field you dingbat

BTW how did your test go yesterday
watching the lighting lol and she wasn't Irish after she looked so young i thought she was there in helping out in her school holidays lol she only looked 16 but she was 25 lol
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Aug 9, 2018 11:33 AM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
SweetnFunnyChic
SweetnFunnyChicSweetnFunnyChicSharjah, United Arab Emirates10 Threads 5 Polls 497 Posts
I hate it. Luckily we don't get much over here. But I remember one winter as teens I was walking home with my brother and lightning started my brother got scared and refused to walk home thinking he would get electrocuted. doh I had to call my mum to pick us up by car!
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Aug 9, 2018 11:34 AM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
rubberduck1
rubberduck1rubberduck1cardiff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales UK1,157 Posts
I try and be brave lol
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Aug 9, 2018 11:35 AM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
rubberduck1: When i was in that field it was night and it was lighting up the whole town for hours it knocked out the whole town of power
The most spectacular electric storms i saw were from Cyprus looking out over the mediterranean, they lit up the whole sky for miles, and when a bolt hit the land it was a ferocious explosion. cats meow
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Aug 9, 2018 11:47 AM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
rubberduck1
rubberduck1rubberduck1cardiff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales UK1,157 Posts
Sure i seen Dee Dee somewhere sneaking about tongue
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Aug 9, 2018 11:56 AM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
BigGuyLondon
BigGuyLondonBigGuyLondonGreater London, England UK8 Threads 4 Polls 40 Posts
SweetnFunnyChic: I hate it. Luckily we don't get much over here. But I remember one winter as teens I was walking home with my brother and lightning started my brother got scared and refused to walk home thinking he would get electrocuted. I had to call my mum to pick us up by car!
He was kinda right to be worried - it's scientific fact that if you can hear thunder, you're technically close enough to be struck by lightning. Though you should be extra worried if your hair starts to stand on end!
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Aug 9, 2018 12:21 PM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
SweetnFunnyChic
SweetnFunnyChicSweetnFunnyChicSharjah, United Arab Emirates10 Threads 5 Polls 497 Posts
BigGuyLondon: He was kinda right to be worried - it's scientific fact that if you can hear thunder, you're technically close enough to be struck by lightning. Though you should be extra worried if your hair starts to stand on end!
I was worried too but being the big sister I did not want to show fear and just told him "lets run home" which was only ten minutes away rather than have my mum drive to get us! But he was too scared and wanted my mum to get us.
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Aug 9, 2018 12:41 PM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
deedee123xo
deedee123xodeedee123xolimerick, Limerick Ireland10 Threads 2,358 Posts
rubberduck1: Sure i seen Dee Dee somewhere sneaking about
I'm still here was on a call lol tongue
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Aug 9, 2018 1:25 PM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
Naivete
NaiveteNaiveteAtlanta, Georgia USA94 Posts
I love it! heart wings

There's nothing like sleeping in a cozy warm bed while the storm is raging outside. daydream
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Aug 9, 2018 1:54 PM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
unlaoised
unlaoisedunlaoisedTwilight zone, Wicklow Ireland38 Threads 17,877 Posts
I love it. I miss the African electric storms. You could smell the burning in the air, the wind is wild and the rain lashes.
I'd go and sit on the patio and watch it, just magnificent
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Aug 9, 2018 2:03 PM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
rubberduck1
rubberduck1rubberduck1cardiff, Mid Glamorgan, Wales UK1,157 Posts
deedee123xo: I'm still here was on a call lol
I'm not saying a word chuckles rolling on the floor laughing
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Aug 9, 2018 2:24 PM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
deedee123xo
deedee123xodeedee123xolimerick, Limerick Ireland10 Threads 2,358 Posts
rubberduck1: I'm not saying a word chuckles
devil
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Aug 9, 2018 2:36 PM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
After all the years I lived outdoors, I wear clothes and use bedding that keeps me warm, even if it rains on me.

It doesn't matter how bad a storm is... as long as I'm under a tarp that's keeping me dry, I sleep through hurricanes.
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Aug 9, 2018 2:55 PM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
I never like it when I was child and I don't like it now.

I lost a computer and a big screen tv because of it.even though I have all electronic items in surge protecters they both got hit by a strike of both.
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Aug 9, 2018 2:58 PM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
fifitrixibelle
fifitrixibellefifitrixibellegalway, Galway Ireland28 Threads 1 Polls 7,511 Posts
Witnessed a real torrential rain /thunder and lightening storm in Prague last week, loved every second of it
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Aug 9, 2018 3:26 PM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
I don’t like it....
uh oh I blame my eldest brother, when I was about 3yrs old and my first memory of Thunder he told me, with each clap, that my neighbors houses were falling down... I was waiting for ours to fall with each clap.... Terrifying for a little one laugh
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Aug 9, 2018 6:21 PM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
Sometimes I jump, when I here a big boom like the other nightlaugh
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Aug 9, 2018 8:23 PM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
I've always loved thunder storms....sometimes mother nature puts on an awesome show. applause

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Aug 9, 2018 8:30 PM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
Always liked it.very peaceful to know mother nature is so close.
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Aug 9, 2018 9:01 PM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
Bluesky60: Always liked it.very peaceful to know mother nature is so close.
I usually go under the bed,,,moping
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Aug 9, 2018 10:46 PM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
I like it when im inside with all the windows closed.......snowed in
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Aug 9, 2018 11:22 PM CST How do you feel about thunder & lightning?
Ivoryguy
IvoryguyIvoryguyCape Town, Western Cape South Africa206 Posts
unlaoised: I love it. I miss the African electric storms. You could smell the burning in the air, the wind is wild and the rain lashes.
I'd go and sit on the patio and watch it, just magnificent
Same for me.
I grew up in a remote valley on the edge of the old Nyasaland where there were savage storms in the rainy season. Lying in bed, under a mosquito net, hearing the rain hammering down on the tin roof while flashes lit up the room with the simultaneous crash of thunder gave a kid a sense of security.
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Created: Aug 2018
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