The global tropical cyclone season of 2010: record inactivity

By: Dr. Jeff Masters , 1:14 AM GMT on April 03, 2011

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The year 2010 was one of the strangest on record globally for tropical cyclones. Each year, the globe has about 92 tropical cyclones--called hurricanes in the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific, typhoons in the Western Pacific, and tropical cyclones in the Southern Hemisphere. But in 2010, we had just 68 of these storms--the fewest since the dawn of the satellite era in 1970. The previous record slowest year was 1977, when 69 tropical cyclones occurred world-wide. Both the Western Pacific and Eastern Pacific had their quietest seasons on record in 2010, the Atlantic had its 3rd busiest season since record keeping began in 1851, and the Southern Hemisphere had a below average season. As a result, the Atlantic, which ordinarily accounts for just 13% of global cyclone activity, accounted for 28% in 2010--the greatest proportion since accurate tropical cyclone records began in the 1970s. Global Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) for 2010 was the lowest since the late 1970s (ACE is a measure of the total destructive power of a hurricane season, based on the number of days strong winds are observed.)


Figure 1. Visible satellite image of 2010's strongest tropical cyclone: Super Typhoon Megi at 2:25 UTC October 18, 2010. A reconnaissance aircraft measured a central pressure of 885 mb and surface winds of 190 mph in the storm, making Megi the 8th strongest tropical cyclone in world history. Image credit: NASA.

A record quiet 2010 Northwest Pacific Typhoon Season
The Western Pacific set records for fewest number of named storms (fifteen, previous record seventeen in 1998) and typhoons (nine, tied with the previous record of nine in 1998. Note that Tropical Storm Mindulle was upgraded to a typhoon in post-analysis after the season was over.) Reliable records began in the mid-1960s. For just the second year in history, the Atlantic had more named storms and hurricane-strength storms than the Western Pacific. The only other year this occurred was in 2005. Ordinarily, the Western Pacific has double to triple the amount of tropical cyclones of the Atlantic. One other notable feature of the 2010 season was the lack of a land-falling typhoon on the Japanese mainland. This is only the second such occurrence since 1988.

In 2010, there was only one super typhoon--a storm with at least 150 mph winds--in the Western Pacific. However, this storm, Super Typhoon Megi, was a doozy. Megi's sustained winds cranked up to a fearsome 190 mph and its central pressure bottomed out at 885 mb on October 16, making it the 8th most intense tropical cyclone in world history. Fortunately, Megi weakened significantly before hitting the Philippines as a Category 3 typhoon. Megi killed 69 people on Taiwan and in the Philippines and did $700 million in damage, and was the second deadliest and damaging typhoon of 2010. Category 3 Typhoon Fanapi was the deadliest and most damaging typhoon of 2010, doing over $1 billion in damage to Taiwan and China and killing 105.

The record quiet typhoon season in 2010 was due, in part, to the La Niña phenomena. During such events, the formation region for Western Pacific typhoons moves northwestward, closer to China. Thus, storms that form in the Western Pacific spend less time over water before they encounter land, resulting in a lesser chance to become a named storm, and less time to intensify. They also accumulate a lower ACE due to their shorter duration. Since the Western Pacific is responsible for 35% of the world's major tropical cyclones, the global ACE value is strongly tied to year-to-year variations in the El Niño/La Niña cycle.


Figure 2.
Statistics for the global tropical cyclone season of 2010. The two numbers in each box represent the actual number observed in 2010, followed by the averages from the period 1983-2007 (in parentheses). Averages and records were computed using the December 23, 2008 release of NOAA's International Best Track Archive for Climate Stewardship.

A record quiet 2010 Eastern Pacific Typhoon Season
In the Eastern Pacific, it was also a record-quiet season. On average, the Eastern Pacific has 15 named storms, 8 hurricanes, and 3 intense hurricanes in a season. In 2010, there were 8 named storms, 3 hurricanes, and 2 intense hurricanes. The previous record quietest season since 1966 was the year 1977, when the Eastern Pacific had 8 named storms, 4 hurricanes, and zero intense hurricanes. La Niña was largely responsible for the quiet Eastern Pacific hurricane season, due in part to the cool sea surface temperatures it brought. It is quite remarkable that both the Eastern and Western Pacific ocean basins had record quiet seasons in the same year--there is no historical precedent for such an occurrence.

Climate change and the 2008 global tropical cyclone season
We only have about 30 years of reliable global tropical cyclone data, and tropical cyclones are subject to large natural variations in numbers and intensities. Thus, it will be very difficult at present to prove that climate change is affecting global tropical cyclone activity. (This is less so in the Atlantic, where we have a longer reliable data record to work with.) A common theme of many recent publications on the future of tropical cyclones globally in a warming climate is that the total number of these storms will decrease, but the strongest storms will get stronger. For example, a 2010 review paper published in Nature Geosciences concluded: "greenhouse warming will cause the globally averaged intensity of tropical cyclones to shift towards stronger storms, with intensity increases of 2 - 11% by 2100. Existing modeling studies also consistently project decreases in the globally averaged frequency of tropical cyclones, by 6 - 34%. Balanced against this, higher resolution modeling studies typically project substantial increases in the frequency of the most intense cyclones, and increases of the order of 20% in the precipitation rate within 100 km of the storm centre." Last year, I discussed a paper by Bender et al that concluded that the total number of Atlantic hurricanes is expected to decrease by the end of the century, but there could be an increase of 81% in the number of Category 4 and 5 storms. The net effect of a decrease in total number of hurricanes but an increase in the strongest hurricanes should cause an increase in U.S. hurricane damages of about 30% by the end of the century, the authors computed, assuming that hurricane damages behave as they did during the past century. A new paper just published by Murakami et. al predicts that Western Pacific tropical cyclones may decrease in number by 23% by the end of the century, primarily due to a shift in the formation location and tracks of these storms.

In light of these theoretical results, it is interesting that 2010 saw the lowest number of global tropical cyclones on record, but an average number of very strong Category 4 and 5 storms. Fully 21% of last year's tropical cyclones reached Category 4 or 5 strength, versus just 14% during the period 1983 - 2007. Most notably, in 2010 we had the second strongest tropical cyclone on record in the Arabian Sea (Category 4 Cyclone Phet in June) and the strongest tropical cyclone ever to hit Myanmar/Burma (October's Tropical Cyclone Giri, an upper end Category 4 storm with 155 mph winds.) It is too early to read anything into this year's global tropical cyclone numbers, though--we need many more years of data before making any judgments on how global tropical cyclones might be responding to climate change.


Figure 3. Visible satellite image of Tropical Cyclone Phet on Thursday, June 3, 2010. Record heat over southern Asia in May helped heat up the Arabian Sea to 2°C above normal, and the exceptionally warm SSTs helped fuel Tropical Cyclone Phet into the second strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded in the Arabian Sea. Phet peaked at Category 4 strength with 145 mph winds. Only Category 5 Cyclone Gonu of 2007, which devastated Oman, was a stronger Arabian Sea cyclone. Phet killed 44 people and did $700 million in damage to Oman.


Figure 4. Visible MODIS satellite image of Tropical Cyclone Giri taken at 2:55am EDT October 22, 2010, just prior to landfall in Myanmar/Burma. At the time, Giri was a Category 4 storm with 145 mph winds. Giri killed 157 people and did $359 million in damage. Image credit: NASA.

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1819. Patrap
5:48 PM GMT on September 10, 2013
Quoting 1803. VAbeachhurricanes:


Didn't realize the average temperature of the earth is around 1 degree Fahrenheit.


I'm not surprised as that's the Temp increase side of the graph for the period.

One must think here.




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1818. WatchingThisOne
7:28 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
NEW BLOG
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1817. MrMixon
7:04 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Where the heck do people keep hearing this hogwash about the ozone hole "healing itself"? Um, just to set the record straight, ozone depletion over the poles, and particularly over the southern hemisphere continues to this day, despite what some may have heard.

Here's some reading for you, in case you are a fan of facts.

A recent news article.

Another article.

And NASA's page on the status of the ozone hole.

The bottom line is that even though CFC concentrations have dropped, it's expected to take decades (ETA: 2050ish) for the concentrations to drop enough for the hole to be insignificant. If you've heard otherwise, you've been misinformed.
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1816. TampaSpin
6:24 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
goodnnie everyone......take a look at the 2 graphs i just posted....What do you see?
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1815. VAbeachhurricanes
6:22 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
Yeah I know it was a play on the float your boat saying


haha, I know mine was a joke about how you changed it to sink your ship, as in I'm wrong haha.
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1814. TomTaylor
6:22 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Yeah I know it was a play on the float your boat saying
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1813. TomTaylor
6:21 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting IFuSAYso:
A final note before I get out of your hair "go to bed" what happened to to the Ozone debate. The US/Europe didn't fix it. Oh crap, as many scientist stated, it fixed it self in its normal cycle. Don't be so arrogant to think you make a difference when it comes to mother nature. You may poison the planet, but you wont change it. We are no more than gnat poop on the wall in an Olympic swimming pool. Just my dumb ass assessment.
Everything has an influence. Ever heard of the butterfly effect?

And in case you didn't know, we are a part of mother nature. We are a species on this earth just like all others. We just have extraordinary intelligence relative to the others
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1812. VAbeachhurricanes
6:17 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
whatever sinks your ship sailor


I thought it was float your boat...
Edit: At first when i clicked image info it said Wikipedia. My Apologies.
It's NOAA, which makes the mistake that much uglier.
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1811. TomTaylor
6:14 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting VAbeachhurricanes:


If they are trying to make a reputable graph I think the least they should do is take the five extra seconds to label the dang thing correctly.
Say what you mean, and mean what you say. Or in this case, show.
whatever sinks your ship sailor
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1810. IFuSAYso
6:14 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
A final note before I get out of your hair "go to bed" what happened to to the Ozone debate. The US/Europe didn't fix it. Oh crap, as many scientist stated, it fixed it self in its normal cycle. Don't be so arrogant to think you make a difference when it comes to mother nature. You may poison the planet, but you wont change it. We are no more than gnat poop on the wall in an Olympic swimming pool. Just my dumb ass assessment.
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1809. VAbeachhurricanes
6:12 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
So you're going to ignore the entire post because you cant properly read a graph? Clearly it is explaining the difference in temp over the last century which was over 1 degree Fahrenheit


If they are trying to make a reputable graph I think the least they should do is take the five extra seconds to label the dang thing correctly.
Say what you mean, and mean what you say. Or in this case, show.
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1808. TomTaylor
6:10 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting VAbeachhurricanes:


haha, I never said I was better qualified just trying to point out what I thought he was trying to say.
Call it want you want, personally i think the name Climate Change is the stupidest name they could come up with, because it is always changing.
hah that's true
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1807. TomTaylor
6:09 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting VAbeachhurricanes:


Didn't realize the average temperature of the earth is around 1 degree Fahrenheit.
Clearly it is explaining the difference in temp over the last century which was over 1 degree Fahrenheit
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1806. TampaSpin
6:08 AM GMT on April 07, 2011





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1805. VAbeachhurricanes
6:08 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
fine. Would you rather it not be called climate change? Meteorologists agree the climate is the avg weather over a period of 30yrs or more. Yet you and ifyousayso are clearly better qualified than all of them and there many years of study which allowed them to become mets in the first place.

So we won't call it climate change. We'll just say the earth is warming. Are you happier now? Is there any difference?


haha, I never said I was better qualified just trying to point out what I thought he was trying to say.
Call it want you want, personally i think the name Climate Change is the stupidest name they could come up with, because it is always changing.
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1804. TomTaylor
6:05 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting VAbeachhurricanes:


What hes trying to say 30 years out of 4.54 billion shouldn't be considered a base scale either.
Its only .0000000066% of the earths existence...
its been hotter many times, and its been colder many times. And it will be again.
fine. Would you rather it not be called climate change? Meteorologists agree the climate is the avg weather over a period of 30yrs or more. Yet you and ifyousayso are clearly better qualified than all of them and there many years of study which allowed them to become mets in the first place.

So we won't call it climate change. We'll just say the earth is warming. Are you happier now? Is there any difference?
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1803. VAbeachhurricanes
6:05 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting Patrap:

Energy from the Sun Has Not Increased


Global surface temperature (top, blue) and the Sun's energy received at the top of Earth's atmosphere (red, bottom). Solar energy has been measured by satellites since 1978.


The amount of solar energy received at the top of our atmosphere has followed its natural 11-year cycle of small ups and downs, but with no net increase. Over the same period, global temperature has risen markedly. This indicates that it is extremely unlikely that solar influence has been a significant driver of global temperature change over several decades.


Didn't realize the average temperature of the earth is around 1 degree Fahrenheit.
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1802. Patrap
6:02 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Energy from the Sun Has Not Increased


Global surface temperature (top, blue) and the Sun's energy received at the top of Earth's atmosphere (red, bottom). Solar energy has been measured by satellites since 1978.


The amount of solar energy received at the top of our atmosphere has followed its natural 11-year cycle of small ups and downs, but with no net increase. Over the same period, global temperature has risen markedly. This indicates that it is extremely unlikely that solar influence has been a significant driver of global temperature change over several decades.
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1801. VAbeachhurricanes
6:00 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
You're missing the point, 3 months of cooling is insignificant.

If we see 30 yrs of cooling, or even 5 years, then I'll hop aboard your ship and say, gee you're right, the earth is cooling.

3 months isn't going to cut it for me though. We've seen numerous temporary cool downs over the past 40 years, but the overall trend is up.


If you'd like to continue discussing climate change, there's a blog for it


What hes trying to say 30 years out of 4.54 billion shouldn't be considered a base scale either.
Its only .0000000066% of the earths existence...
its been hotter many times, and its been colder many times. And it will be again.
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1800. IFuSAYso
5:59 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
billions. Not trillions. And don't give me your sarcasm, its not my fault we don't have truly accurate global temp records before the 20th century.

I agree the sun is the biggest factor in determining our planets temperature. but solar input hasn't steadily increased over the last 40 years like temperature has. so it can't be solely responsible for the warm up.


billions/trillions are we spitting hairs?
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1799. TomTaylor
5:56 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting IFuSAYso:


50 years out of a trillion, genius.
billions. Not trillions. And don't give me your sarcasm, its not my fault we don't have truly accurate global temp records before the 20th century.

Quoting TampaSpin:



Do you believe the SUN controls climate on the Earth? I do. I believe the SUN is and the main factor in the temperatures on Earth. The Sun is currently in a cooling phase and thus the cause of global cooling for the past years. Before this the sun was on a Warming phase. I agree with you, tho.....3 years is not enough. Just like tho probably even 100 years is not enough when you look at the age of earth. I am not a denier but, i and not on the other side either as i have read many articles as much as most. I just cant develop factual opinion on one side or the other yet. I truly have seen nothing that has convinced me that nothing other than the SUN has dedicated the heat on Mother Earth! Just my opinion as i don't like others that tell me that I am wrong when i don't have one opinion or another.
I agree the sun is the biggest factor in determining our planets temperature. but solar input hasn't steadily increased over the last 40 years like temperature has. so it can't be solely responsible for the warm up.
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1798. IFuSAYso
5:49 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Sorry if I get distracted. I have 4 businesses I run. Cattle, handyman, vehicle leasing, real estate management. I get side tracked.
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1797. TampaSpin
5:40 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
This is very unusual and does not appear to be letting up at all.........



FLASH FLOOD WARNING HONOLULU HI - PHFO 420 PM HST WED APR 6 2011
FLASH FLOOD WARNING HONOLULU HI - PHFO 420 PM HST WED APR 6 2011

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1796. IFuSAYso
5:39 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
Tampa I agree that in the late 1800s many of those temp records arebt very accurate. And probably not spread entirely across the globe.

However, does that detract from the idea that the earth is warming? As far as I am aware temp records of the last 50 years have been very good. And they indicate warming.

but you use the chart to ....
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1795. hurricaneeye
5:39 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
You've been on the blog for only a month. How can you say it's died?

Not to mention it's activity is almost entirely dependent on the weather activity. When there's a cat 5 hurricane in the atlantic this blog sees a new page 50 post page every 15 minutes.


Yeah. Just wait to see what happens during the hurricane season. It is much more active.
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1794. IFuSAYso
5:38 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
You're missing the point, 3 months of cooling is insignificant.

If we see 30 yrs of cooling, or even 5 years, then I'll hop aboard your ship and say, gee you're right, the earth is cooling.

3 months isn't going to cut it for me though. We've seen numerous temporary cool downs over the past 40 years, but the overall trend is up.


If you'd like to continue discussing climate change, there's a blog for it

and your point, its for how long, how old is the crapper we all call home
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1793. IFuSAYso
5:35 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
Tampa I agree that in the late 1800s many of those temp records arebt very accurate. And probably not spread entirely across the globe.

However, does that detract from the idea that the earth is warming? As far as I am aware temp records of the last 50 years have been very good. And they indicate warming.


50 years out of a trillion, genius.
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1792. TampaSpin
5:33 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
Tampa I agree that in the late 1800s many of those temp records arebt very accurate. And probably not spread entirely across the globe.

However, does that detract from the idea that the earth is warming? As far as I am aware temp records of the last 50 years have been very good. And they indicate warming.



Do you believe the SUN controls climate on the Earth? I do. I believe the SUN is and the main factor in the temperatures on Earth. The Sun is currently in a cooling phase and thus the cause of global cooling for the past years. Before this the sun was on a Warming phase. I agree with you, tho.....3 years is not enough. Just like tho probably even 100 years is not enough when you look at the age of earth. I am not a denier but, i and not on the other side either as i have read many articles as much as most. I just cant develop factual opinion on one side or the other yet. I truly have seen nothing that has convinced me that nothing other than the SUN has dedicated the heat on Mother Earth! Just my opinion as i don't like others that tell me that I am wrong when i don't have one opinion or another.
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1791. TomTaylor
5:22 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Tampa I agree that in the late 1800s many of those temp records arebt very accurate. And probably not spread entirely across the globe.

However, does that detract from the idea that the earth is warming? As far as I am aware temp records of the last 50 years have been very good. And they indicate warming.
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1790. TampaSpin
5:20 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Funny, if you all would just log out of WU and go back in without logging back in, one would be shocked to see how many post don't show.....LOL.......funny as heck!
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1789. TampaSpin
5:16 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
You're missing the point, 3 months of cooling is insignificant.

If we see 30 yrs of cooling, or even 5 years, then I'll hop aboard your ship and say, gee you're right, the earth is cooling.

3 months isn't going to cut it for me though. We've seen numerous temporary cool downs over the past 40 years, but the overall trend is up.


If you'd like to continue discussing climate change, there's a blog for it


So we have really good records that go back in the 1800's globally...........are you kidding me........come on man, just sayn!




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1788. Patrap
5:14 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
We had a wunderful time working as extra's on the HBO "Treme" set in NOLA today and tonight. The Wife and I both had background scenes with the principal actors and actresses.
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1787. IFuSAYso
5:03 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
Yet you responded to all my comments. Guess you thought they were all intelligent. Good to know :)

Good day


don't exacerbate your existence bro.
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1786. IFuSAYso
5:01 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
ok, ur making a point for a 30 year cycle. Most here argue for a planetary life cycle. Ozone, co2 blah blah blah.
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1784. TomTaylor
4:59 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting IFuSAYso:


lol, i agree
Yet you responded to all my comments. Guess you thought they were all intelligent. Good to know :)

Good day
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1783. IFuSAYso
4:56 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
No use in making an intelligent response to an unintelligent comment.


lol, i agree
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1782. TomTaylor
4:55 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
No use in making an intelligent response to an unintelligent comment.
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1781. IFuSAYso
4:54 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
Trolls these days


easy bail
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1780. MrMixon
4:53 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
Trolls these days


Was thinking the same thing myself.
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1779. TomTaylor
4:52 AM GMT on April 07, 2011

Trolls these days
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1778. IFuSAYso
4:51 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
nope. It's 30.


30 years is when most older men think young men become men. is that an analog???
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1777. TomTaylor
4:49 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting IFuSAYso:

um, are we the majority? i think not, do you do diligence. or make a "smart reply".

No. We're the difference
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1776. DontAnnoyMe
4:48 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting flsky:
Actually, I've used FF for over a year....


Oh, I thought you use IE. WU gets munged on FF?
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1775. flsky
4:47 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting IFuSAYso:


the funny thing is, he has hit the nail on the head. he is over the top "crying" for me. But many of his predictions/claims have come to fruition.

Those being????
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1774. TomTaylor
4:46 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting IFuSAYso:


Bro, you dont get the point, 300 years is not a bench mark.
nope. It's 30.
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1773. IFuSAYso
4:45 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
You've been on the blog for only a month. How can you say it's died?

Not to mention it's activity is almost entirely dependent on the weather activity. When there's a cat 5 hurricane in the atlantic this blog sees a new page 50 post page every 15 minutes.


ive been a lurker since B4 Ivan.
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1772. flsky
4:45 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
He's just a performer - as Rush stated about himself years ago. Don't you know that at this point?
Quoting TampaSpin:


Ya, as my wife said the other day. "Doesn't his overall ideology make a little sense if you just listen to his overall ideals. No one can deny his love for the country and the world."
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1771. IFuSAYso
4:44 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
You've been on the blog for only a month. How can you say it's died?

Not to mention it's activity is almost entirely dependent on the weather activity. When there's a cat 5 hurricane in the atlantic this blog sees a new page 50 post page every 15 minutes.
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1770. IFuSAYso
4:43 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting TomTaylor:
You're missing the point, 3 months of cooling is insignificant.

If we see 30 yrs of cooling, or even 5 years, then I'll hop aboard your ship and say, gee you're right, the earth is cooling.

3 months isn't going to cut it for me though. We've seen numerous temporary cool downs over the past 40 years, but the overall trend is up.


If you'd like to continue discussing climate change, there's a blog for it


Bro, you dont get the point, 300 years is not a bench mark.
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1769. TomTaylor
4:41 AM GMT on April 07, 2011
Quoting IFuSAYso:


this blog has died unless u agree with the majority that has honestly not done their unbiased homework. This is the Weather Underground.
You've been on the blog for only a month. How can you say it's died?

Not to mention it's activity is almost entirely dependent on the weather activity. When there's a cat 5 hurricane in the atlantic this blog sees a new page 50 post page every 15 minutes.
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