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    Is it possible that the Government encouraged the Met Office to give a sunny outlook for the summer in order to boost tourism revenue and thus the UK's economy?

    It's seems a bit far-fetched, but not completely impossible.
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    Gordons secret ploy no doubt!
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    Was I supposed to laugh at this? 'Cause I did
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    YES

    This is my firm belief!
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    If so, it's not the worst conspiracy to have occured is it?
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    (Original post by Haeron)
    Was I supposed to laugh at this?
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    Not really, no.
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    (Original post by TheMeister)
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    Not really, no.
    Oh, sorry! :o:

    However, I think you could gain a sort-of answer to your question from this:

    Michael Fish. I'll say no more.
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    (Original post by Haeron)
    Oh, sorry! :o:

    However, I think you could gain a sort-of answer to your question from this:

    Michael Fish. I'll say no more.
    :laugh:
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    Apparently it's the Met Office's fault for saying there's a 65% chance of it being a hot summer.
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    I like to think it's just them getting it wrong like the last few years :moon:
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    you do know trying to read what the weather is going to do is very very hard, and they do get it wrong

    they can only really look 5 days onwards and still get it wrong
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    They said 65% chance.

    Maybe they were right.
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    The thing about the met and the weather is that they never guarantee anything - nor do they say that they are infallible.

    There is never a question of them being wrong as they never put themselves in the position, since their inception, to be nothing more than a likely predictions do hickey....(technical term - no worth looking up :ninja: )

    There is no right and there is no wrong - just things likely to happen based on past events and current meteorological trends.

    Honestly, anyone who chatters insistently about weather should get a life - after 20 years on this planet and living in this country I think I know to be prepared for anything...all the time.
 
 
 
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