Culture The Absolute Worst Things About Winter  

Casey Cavanagh
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List Rules This is all about the worst things that suck about winter, so vote up the ones you hate the most.

While it is great that the winter months bring us some holiday cheer and excuses to stay in our warm PJs all day, there is an abundance of inconveniences these cold months have that not even the best winter activities can make up for. Between the insane wind chill factor, waking up when it is still dark out, and having to exert all our strength into clearing a path in our driveways, winter can get pretty painful. 

Below are the absolute worst things about winter. What do you dread most about this season? For those of you who don't mind the cold, check out this list of the best things about winter.  

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Icy Sidewalks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
analise.dubner added Icy Sidewalks

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Black Ice is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Black Ice

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Flu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Flu

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Runny Noses is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Runny Noses

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Wind Chill Factor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Wind Chill Factor

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Scraping / Defrosting Car is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Scraping / Defrosting Car

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Heat Bills is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Heat Bills

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Dry Skin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Dry Skin

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Shoveling is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Shoveling

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Chapped Lips is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Chapped Lips

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Driving is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Driving

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Shorter Days is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Shorter Days

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Slush is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Slush

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Its Not Summer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
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Things Your Mother Told You... That She Was Right About

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Frost Bite is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Frost Bite

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Snow in Socks/Shoes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Snow in Socks/Shoes

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Season Depression is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Season Depression

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Freezing outside, meltingly ho... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
analise.dubner added Freezing outside, meltingly hot inside

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Brown/Yellow Snow is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Brown/Yellow Snow

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Pumping Gas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Pumping Gas

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Taking Pets Out in the Cold is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
RobLein added Taking Pets Out in the Cold

The Very Best Things About Winter

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Holiday Shopping is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Elise Hennigan added Holiday Shopping

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Buying Gifts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Buying Gifts

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Crowded Malls is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Crowded Malls

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Hazardous Icicles is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Hazardous Icicles

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Snow Storms (Blizzards) is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Alaina Hillman added Snow Storms (Blizzards)

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Cabin Fever is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Cabin Fever

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Snow Plows is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Snow Plows

Things We Should Do, But Don't

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Secret Santas is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Secret Santas

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Getting Snowed In is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Getting Snowed In

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Blizzards is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
RobLein added Blizzards

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Itchy Sweaters is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Itchy Sweaters

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Hat Hair is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Hat Hair

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Unflattering Layers is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Unflattering Layers

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Holiday Music is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Holiday Music

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Wrapping Gifts is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Wrapping Gifts

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No Heat from Scumlords is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
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sweating in layers is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
javajoe123 added sweating in layers

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having to stay inside is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
javajoe123 added having to stay inside

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Coat Checks is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Coat Checks

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Snow Days is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
CarolHillier-Curran added Snow Days