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Offline bigbadfish147

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i have just read that there is a place near mayfield nebraska that the sun dosent shine is this true,
« Last Edit: 19/01/2009 09:26:54 by chris »


 

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Well, here is a weather forecast for Mayfield and, as you can see, they forecast sun for at least 1 day.

http://www.wxusa.com/wx1/Mayfield-NE.htm
 

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If there are clouds in the sky the Sun doesn't shine  ::) ::)
 

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Perhaps you should say EXACTLY what the article said.
 

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If there are clouds in the sky the Sun doesn't shine  ::) ::)

Yes it does. It will still be shining even though we can't see it.
 

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Well, obviously the sarcasm was lost. What I should have said was, a weird (I'm too nice to say stupid:)) question gets a stupid answer :o
 

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I would have thought that at the base of many north facing objects such as walls (in the Northern hemisphere) would not receive much, if any direct sunlight, especially those north of the Tropic of Cancer.  The same would also be true of south facing objects in the Southern hemishpere (and the Tropic of Capricorn).
 

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Oh, so that was what he meant :o (maybe)...
 

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