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The One Ring Forums: Off Topic: The Pollantir:
Fall Fest! What do you enjoy about/like to do in the fall
Poll: Fall Fest! What do you enjoy about/like to do in the fall
Enjoy the cool, crisp air
Eat many cool, crisp apples
Drive for hours viewing the cool, crisp, and colorful leaves
Enjoy feeling very cool in your crisp new fall coat
Pumpkins (decorating with)
Pumpkins (eating, in various forms)
Pumpkins (carving into Jack-O-Lanterns)
Raking leaves
Jumping in piles of leaves
Tossing your children/significant other into piles of leaves (gently)
Everything about the season
Nothing about the season
Reasoning about the season
Other (please elaborate in your reply)
View Results (49 votes)

Ethel Duath

Oct 1 2018, 10:10pm

Post #1 of 22 (7340 views)
Fall Fest! What do you enjoy about/like to do in the fall Can't Post

I pretty much like everything, dating from my childhood in Nebraska with the flocks (yes, really) of Monarch Butterflies and the deep red and golden leaves, to the greater variety of leaf colors and of wonderful types of apples here in the Northeast where I live now (hardly any Monarchs, though. Unsure)

Looking forward to your answers!

(This post was edited by Ataahua on Oct 1 2018, 11:18pm)


Oct 2 2018, 11:16am

Post #2 of 22 (7233 views)
Cool nights, colorful days [In reply to] Can't Post

I seem to sleep better with a blanket or two, so I enjoy the cool nights in the fall. Living in New England, there are all the trains changing colors.

AlassŽa Eruvande

Oct 2 2018, 2:23pm

Post #3 of 22 (7216 views)
High School Football!! [In reply to] Can't Post

Well, I'm in Texas, after all. Plus, we don't get much of a fall season. It's just slightly less hot.

Seasons in Texas: Football, Cold Fronts, Allergies, Fire Ants


Ethel Duath

Oct 2 2018, 4:15pm

Post #4 of 22 (7198 views)
Yes, we live about 45 min. from both [In reply to] Can't Post

Vermont and Mass., so both the terrain and the leaves are similar here, plus, we can just pop over the border. I thought our leaves were great in my home town out west, but the leaves here defy belief some seasons.
And yes to the cool and the blankets. Smile

Ethel Duath

Oct 2 2018, 4:17pm

Post #5 of 22 (7198 views)
Ah, yes! I've been gone too long [In reply to] Can't Post

(grew up in a football town). And my immediate family is from Oklahoma and Missouri, so I know something about the heat, although OK sort of gets winter sometimes, but not much of a fall. Never ran into those ants, though, but I guess they're there (?). I hope you haven't encountered any too personally!


Oct 2 2018, 5:21pm

Post #6 of 22 (7190 views)
"TREES changing colors." [In reply to] Can't Post

Maybe I can start a game next time we have an event: "What do you think CuriousG *really* meant to say?" That would help decipher all my typos made in a rush.

Or maybe New England will pick up on my idea and have its trains change colors to match the trees. Some of the best ideas are accidents. Smile

Ethel Duath

Oct 2 2018, 10:21pm

Post #7 of 22 (7162 views)
I kinda wondered if I'd missed something [In reply to] Can't Post

and that perhaps there were "leaf peeping trains," so there wouldn't be all those annoying tour buses crowding the roads.Laugh

I really did know what you meant. Smile


Oct 3 2018, 7:48pm

Post #8 of 22 (7041 views)
fall hiking [In reply to] Can't Post

no bugs, not so many people, don't get too hot & sweaty on the climbs, beautiful fall colors. One does have to haul along a larger selection of clothing for possible weather shifts.


Oct 3 2018, 9:54pm

Post #9 of 22 (7020 views)
Helping Wifey enjoy Halloween. [In reply to] Can't Post

She loves it more than Christmas.


Oct 4 2018, 4:05am

Post #10 of 22 (7007 views)
I like to daydream about what fall is like for those with 4 seasons [In reply to] Can't Post

I live in Southern CA and we just seem to have 2 seasons: summer and non-summer. I like to think about what fall was like when I lived in Alaska, Ohio, and a couple other places with a real fall.

Ethel Duath

Oct 4 2018, 10:06pm

Post #11 of 22 (6884 views)
Yes, exactly. [In reply to] Can't Post



Oct 5 2018, 3:24pm

Post #12 of 22 (6789 views)
*chuckles* [In reply to] Can't Post

I went to grad school with a woman from San Diego who was a fierce partisan of . . . well, of anything that mattered to her . . . and who kept insisting that there are seasons in San Diego, with examples like "some of the leaves turn brown."

One of my nephews & family live in SD now, and they love it, but his wife is from upstate New York and she loooongs for a real winter. So we're all meeting at a ski resort in Oregon for Christmas.


Oct 5 2018, 7:37pm

Post #13 of 22 (6772 views)
This poll is bogus [In reply to] Can't Post

It's spring. Cool

Superuser / Moderator

Oct 5 2018, 9:07pm

Post #14 of 22 (6754 views)
*sticks leg out* [In reply to] Can't Post

I could help you with a fall?


Ethel Duath

Oct 5 2018, 9:08pm

Post #15 of 22 (6755 views)
What's spring, Precious, eh? Is it [In reply to] Can't Post

sproingy? Is it bouncy?

We is afraid of it Precious. It looks like a sssandworm from Arrakisssssss.


Oct 6 2018, 1:09pm

Post #16 of 22 (6708 views)
Does that make us hemispherists? [In reply to] Can't Post

I actually like reminders, especially in the winter, that it's summer somewhere else. Happy Spring! It's my favorite time of year.


Oct 6 2018, 7:51pm

Post #17 of 22 (6673 views)
The road goes ever on... [In reply to] Can't Post

For those of you in the Northern Hemisphere, I have rotated the photo as of course we are actually upside down. Cool

Ethel Duath

Oct 6 2018, 10:36pm

Post #18 of 22 (6640 views)
Is that Midgey I spy there? In his magnetic [In reply to] Can't Post

boots, whereby you prevent him from falling off into the celestial waters below?Evil

The trees and other flora, of course, I assume hang on by their roots.


Oct 7 2018, 12:05am

Post #19 of 22 (6633 views)
Good call on the magnetic boots [In reply to] Can't Post

The velcro dots I have been using aren't that effective.

Ethel Duath

Oct 7 2018, 1:00am

Post #20 of 22 (6628 views)
How very 2001-space-odyssey of you. :D [In reply to] Can't Post

But I can see how those would catch on his fur. Unsure How do the snakes manage down there? Perhaps they have evolved tiny hooks on their underbellies?Angelic


Oct 7 2018, 5:12am

Post #21 of 22 (6620 views)
We have no snakes here [In reply to] Can't Post

They all fell off. Are they floating aimlessly in space?

Ethel Duath

Oct 7 2018, 4:53pm

Post #22 of 22 (6572 views)
Ah! No, still in the atmosphere. [In reply to] Can't Post

That's how they got on that plane.


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