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View Poll Results: Worst month?
January 12 23.53%
February 21 41.18%
March 2 3.92%
April 2 3.92%
May 1 1.96%
June 0 0%
July 3 5.88%
August 5 9.80%
September 0 0%
October 0 0%
November 1 1.96%
December 3 5.88%
42nd of Rocktober 1 1.96%
Dunno 0 0%
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Old 07-16-2019, 02:34 PM
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At least July has the country's birthday. What has August ever done for you?
Given me life out of utero.

Debating June vs January for worst...

June is the start of long hot and humid summers. But also still have memories of summer being a good thing when it meant no school. No holidays in June but it's bookended by Memorial and Independence Days.

January has New Year's Day and MLK Day but is a long, dreary, cold month. It has college bowl games and NFL playoffs. February isn't much behind January. It has no holidays but sometimes you start seeing hints of spring. You start coming out of the SADD period (or whatever it's called). Days getting longer.

March-May are awesome. October-December awesomer. September on the cusp. Last September was a repeat of July temps. But September brings college, HS, and pro football. And baseball starts getting interesting.

OK, Jan and Jun tied for worst.
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Old 07-16-2019, 02:44 PM
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At least July has the country's birthday. What has August ever done for you?
This! There are no good holidays in August. It's just hot. And the kids go back to school, which means vacation's over, and in its place a whole lot of extra activity to get them ready. And getting up insanely early to get them on the bus (around 6 a.m.!!)
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Given me life out of utero.

Debating June vs January for worst...

June is the start of long hot and humid summers. But also still have memories of summer being a good thing when it meant no school. No holidays in June but it's bookended by Memorial and Independence Days.

January has New Year's Day and MLK Day but is a long, dreary, cold month. It has college bowl games and NFL playoffs. February isn't much behind January. It has no holidays but sometimes you start seeing hints of spring. You start coming out of the SADD period (or whatever it's called). Days getting longer.

March-May are awesome. October-December awesomer. September on the cusp. Last September was a repeat of July temps. But September brings college, HS, and pro football. And baseball starts getting interesting.

OK, Jan and Jun tied for worst.
January is completely redeemed by football. This is a time that I really enjoy spending with my boys. My wife's a big fan, too. Now if only we could get my daughter to love football.

March through May are awesome in our area. Somebody posted above that April sucks. It does in those parts of the countries where all the snow melts and leaves an ugly brown mess behind. But in our area, snow doesn't often stick around more than a few days, leaving spring to be pretty fantastic.

June is pretty much always the month when my family goes on vacation, so that helps.
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Old 07-16-2019, 02:51 PM
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At least July has the country's birthday. What has August ever done for you?
I usually go on vacation in August. July is hot and awful and I need to get to work every day.
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I just dislike certain "times of the month."
That was how I first read the thread title.
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April is the cruellest month, breeding
Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
Memory and desire, stirring
dull roots with spring rain.

Hard hitting facts.
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Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Some religious thing I've never heard of is not going to redeem a month of 100 degree days, starting school, no sports to watch, and no holidays
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April. It's supposed to be getting nice out but instead it still snows and gets icy, or rains incessantly. And when it's finally a somewhat nice day temperature/precipitation wise, it's a gross, muddy, dark-brown color everywhere. No thanks...
But April showers bring May flowers. And Mayflowers bring....
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I voted April. August or January would be 2/3 for me.

April sucks for spring allergies and pollen all over the place. I suppose this is also part of May too, but I think of late April as a rough time where the weather is weird and my car is covered in pollen no matter how many times I wash it while always dealing with allergy symptoms.

August in general is pretty insufferable though. Not much redeeming qualities about it. January is just dark and tough on the brain when studying and working in an office.
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August will tease you with an odd fall smell. Just to let you know that fall (the best season) is nigh. And the NFL is getting started.

July is like nah, you get to suffer for a while.
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