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By frozen solid / Monday 6 January 2014 02:04 / United States - Allentown
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Go inside and wait until spring. Or, move to Florida. If you can get hypothermia while doing vigorous physical activity, you have no idea how to dress for cold weather and are a menace to yourself.

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why didnt op do the smart thing and clear off the drivers side door, turn the car on, turn on the heat and the rear defrost, then clear the rest of the car?? That way the car warms up, your keys are safe and you can get warmed up faster when done. Too smart I guess.

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Seriously! Hypothermia in 30 minutes? It must have been well below zero or OP was soaking wet. It took me several hours of single digit temps and being covered in snow to stop shivering, and I didn't pass out until we got back to camp off the mountain. Learned a good lesson about layers that day.

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It probably was well below zero. It's -40 here right now and has been for pretty much the last month. I sure wouldn't be pouring water on my driveway, I'd end up slipping on the ice later on.

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It was fourteen below zero just after I made that comment when I cleaned off all the windows of my mini van to go to work this morning. Wind chill was -34. I wore a coat. No hypothermia; not even close. Just cold hands and toes. I've been in colder weather, chaining tires on a semi, without more than a little discomfort. All I'm saying is OP is either exaggerating or was very ill prepared to be outside today.

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was OP taking his temperature in order to know how much his core body temperature dropped!? seriously, mild hypothermia causes...shivering and other mild, temporary effects. it's not really a big deal unless tissue damage results. just saying. happens to people all the time. wear more layers. i think the wording here is a bit of an exaggeration.

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She might have had spare keys, but if she locked her house she probably needed a key to get herself back in the house to get them, which she would have to have her original ones for doing

Go inside and wait until spring. Or, move to Florida. If you can get hypothermia while doing vigorous physical activity, you have no idea how to dress for cold weather and are a menace to yourself.

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