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How Wet Is It?

Friday, July 31, 2009

Remember in January, when we took comments on how cold it was? And last summer, when we discussed how hot it was? Well, now we've seen days and days and months and months of rain... So, complete this sentence: "It's been so wet that..." Comment below!
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Comments [50]

Ken Graf from Clifton NJ

It is so wet on this side of the Hudson, that the squirrels are wearing scuba diving gear bury acorns!

Aug. 01 2009 10:06 PM
Steve Brennan from Dobbs Ferry

It is so wet the moisturizer jar gets more full with each use.

Jul. 31 2009 01:05 PM
Monica from Stony Point, NY

It's so wet, when my mom asked me last night if I thought it was going to rain today, I just said, "Duh..."

Jul. 31 2009 12:59 PM
george osai from Canarsie Brooklyn NY

Its so wet that its obviously a liberal conspiracy to undermine the credibility of Global Warming detractors.

Jul. 31 2009 12:15 PM
Ndi Sampson from Queens

...that we're now ankle-deep in water instead of Albany bull$#!@.

Jul. 31 2009 12:13 PM
Matt from UWS

It's so wet that the authorities have given up trying to stop the rampant money laundering...

Jul. 31 2009 12:00 PM
Rebecca from Brooklyn

It's so wet that you can't even get a dry martini anymore.

Jul. 31 2009 11:59 AM
Diane from Somerset, NJ

It's so wet... my backyard pool is redundant!

Jul. 31 2009 11:59 AM
Steve from brooklyn

It's so wet I'm not hearing about a water shortage in August!

Jul. 31 2009 11:58 AM
Freddy Jenkins

It's so wet before my son puddle-jumps, I give him a life preserver

Jul. 31 2009 11:57 AM
mb mullan from brooklyn

...i have been greeted in the morning by an army of earthworms coming in thru my back door!

Jul. 31 2009 11:57 AM
wet in the Bronx

It is so wet that half of our ultimate frisbee league games have been cancelled this summer.

Jul. 31 2009 11:56 AM
raul from Prospect Heights

It's so wet that our home has been invaded by ants, so has the next door neighbor, and so is the building after that.

Jul. 31 2009 11:56 AM
esther

It's so wet that I don't remember what dry is.

Jul. 31 2009 11:56 AM
Julie from Ossining--The Burbs

It's so wet that my in-laws vacationed to England for three weeks to dry out!!

Jul. 31 2009 11:56 AM
the truth from bkny

skipped over mine but read the x-rated one from #19 adam...lol brain must be water logged

Jul. 31 2009 11:56 AM
hjs from 11211

it so wet i'm moving to Seattle for some sun

Jul. 31 2009 11:55 AM
Matthew from Astoria

It's so wet that - seriously - I've seen more rainbows in the past two weeks than in the past ten years.

(Notice how we've had those days of torrential downpours with sunshine in between? And you don't see rainbows often in the City.)

Jul. 31 2009 11:55 AM
Steve from brooklyn

It's so wet that the tattoos washed off the Williamsburg hipsters!

Jul. 31 2009 11:55 AM
DaveA from nyc

I didn't say this, I overheard it- and it's about hot=
It's so hot I saw a snauser explode on the sidewalk.

Jul. 31 2009 11:55 AM
lisa from Washington Heights

It's so wet I've given up trying to keep my curly hair straight.

Jul. 31 2009 11:54 AM
Jennifier from Midtown

. . . the Pacific Northwest is having an identity crisis!

Jul. 31 2009 11:53 AM
Dominique

It's so wet, it's drowning the water bugs!

Jul. 31 2009 11:52 AM
Rich in Teaneck from Teaneck

It's so wet that I can let my goldfish play in the yard.

Jul. 31 2009 11:51 AM
Upper West Sider

It's so wet I think I'm living in Seattle!

Jul. 31 2009 11:50 AM
Andy from Rockland

The term "Ark-Industrial-Complex" has just been added to the Oxford Dictionary.

Jul. 31 2009 11:40 AM
Lillian from Verona, NJ

It is so wet that my in-ground pool is floating!

Jul. 31 2009 11:35 AM
TK from NJ

it feels like monsoon season in India!

Jul. 31 2009 11:35 AM
Ben from Fairfield CT

It's so wet that my WNYC umbrella is wearing out!

Jul. 31 2009 11:34 AM
Kayt from East Harlem

Its so wet, the new 1 million baby trees are getting plenty of water. (Maybe the weather is all part of the PlanNYC iniciative.)

Jul. 31 2009 11:34 AM
Julie from Ossining--The Burbs

It's so wet, the driveway mold is so thick it has become peat and remnants of the oldest person on earth have emerged from the moss...

Jul. 31 2009 11:22 AM
adam from command station

it's so wet that she slid right off her chair

Jul. 31 2009 11:22 AM
TCR from Chappaqua (Today)

Also:

NY has been becoming rainier in the spring and early summer over the past 25 years. I know this because my work schedule makes me very aware of mid-May to early June, end-of-term, graduation day weather. At first, back in the early 1980s, NY springs became shorter, and we had two or three weeks straight of rain in May, ending in early June. Gradually, the rainy periods have gotten longer and the rain heavier. Over the past five years, the "rainy season" has extended well into June -- last year, the potato crop upstate rotted -- and this year -- well, it's still raining. The heavy rains are all part of climate change, which will make the Northeast wetter and warmer rather than hot. Rain forest, anyone? (And don't build those condos near the rivers.)

Jul. 31 2009 11:21 AM
Wendy from Riverdale

...I saw a fish in a lifeboat...

...and a duck in a rain slicker.

Jul. 31 2009 11:18 AM
Ellen from Fairfield CT

It's so wet that the friz on my hair has friz...

Jul. 31 2009 11:17 AM
Derek from 42nd st. & Lex

the NJ Attorney General is seeking an inditiment against the clouds for drug distribution!!

Jul. 31 2009 11:16 AM
Derek from 42nd st. & Lex

the NJ Attorney General is arresting the clouds for drug distribution!!

Jul. 31 2009 11:13 AM
TCR from Chappaqua (Today)

that our lettuce patch grew into a green jungle and the rabbits made a bunny nest in the arugula.

I didn't make this up; we moved the baby bunnies into the woods.

Jul. 31 2009 11:13 AM
Ken from New Jersey

... the water bugs in my basement are building an ark.

Jul. 31 2009 11:13 AM
Mark from Brooklyn

It's been so wet that the kids in my neighbourhood play in the fire hydrants to dry out.

Jul. 31 2009 11:10 AM
Cho from Manhattan

My umbrella needs a raincoat.

Jul. 31 2009 11:09 AM
Steve from Jersey city

so wet that my new construction condo is already springing leaks.

Jul. 31 2009 11:09 AM
the truth from bkny

..i have seen snails without their shellss..gross!

Jul. 31 2009 11:05 AM
Teresa from New York

...it's no longer a day in New York unless it rains.

Jul. 31 2009 11:04 AM
Mary Smith from NYC

I'm swimming laps in my hallway

Jul. 31 2009 11:04 AM
Emo Philips from Downers Grove, IL

My pet goldfish escaped from it's bowl.

Jul. 31 2009 10:51 AM
Theresa from Brooklyn

The dogs all smell like mildew.

Jul. 31 2009 10:39 AM
NKH from harlem

every summer centipedes come in from the backyard and invade my home but i haven't seen any since the start of the rain. i think they all must have drowned.

Jul. 31 2009 10:37 AM
hjs from 11211

it's so wet even Cheney now believes in global climate change

Jul. 31 2009 10:25 AM
stuart

...the wooden floors in my apartment are permanently warped.

Jul. 31 2009 10:06 AM

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