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Pleased by Punxsutawney Phil's Prediction?

Pleased by Punxsutawney Phil's Prediction?

Now that the prediction's over, I can't say I'm pleased about the prospect of six more weeks of winter . . . which in SF translates to more and more rain. Boo. Nevertheless, this famed fella was pulled from his stump yesterday by the top-hatted, tuxedoed John Griffiths, a member of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club Inner Circle. While I caught the festivities later on, a crowd of 40,000 spent a night of revelry awaiting the sunrise (and Punxsutawney Phil!) in Pennsylvania's Gobbler's Knob. After you share how you're feeling about his prediction, test your groundhog knowledge in our fun quiz.

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fuzzles fuzzles 9 years
I was sort of hoping that I would open this post and read that Dr. Phil predicted that Britney would be away from the public for another six weeks. ;)
insanitypepper insanitypepper 9 years
I'm in Florida. We've had a few 60-degree days. I would love to have a little bit of cold weather!
kissmesteph kissmesteph 9 years
Our groundhog in Ontario said we're having an early spring, so I'm thrilled! Although I heard their predictions are only right like, 30% of the time anyway.
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
its 80 degrees here now, and i want it to be colder.
wakeupandora wakeupandora 9 years
more snow = less work/school! yay! i love phil!
Happsmjc Happsmjc 9 years
For some odd reason my friends and I drove to Punx last year to see this spectacle--I will never go back but it was an experience! People are CRAZY for this groundhog! And, I of course wish Spring would start TODAY!
SweetnLow SweetnLow 9 years
Why listen to Phil? His little rodent prognostication skills are screwed up. General Lee in GA has a better track record and he said spring comes early this year. ;)
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 9 years
Hey, the Patriots are good for winter, they went into super hybernation tonite.
NYYPrincess NYYPrincess 9 years
I agree with grrlyrebel. Why wish everything away? Enjoy the seasons!! Summer will be here soon enough making us all miserable.
AKirstin AKirstin 9 years
Winter lasts about six months here, it's dark and gray- I am *more* than ready for spring!
BeachBarbie BeachBarbie 9 years
He is soooo cute! I'm ready for Spring. :)
Merlin713 Merlin713 9 years
I live in Northern MN, and as long as we get buckets of snow in the next couple weeks I'm fine with it. I have to be able to snowmobile lots more before Spring. If there's no snow, then bring on the heat.
grrlyrebel grrlyrebel 9 years
I know I'm in the minority but I enjoy the seasons and I don't feel like I've had enough winter yet :)
JaeB JaeB 9 years
The things people sponsor. A groundhog to tell us it's going to rain more. I hope kids enjoyed it.
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