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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203 60
Icy Sidewalks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
analise.dubner added Icy Sidewalks

2
239 73
Black Ice is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Black Ice

3
212 65
Flu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Flu

4
198 57
Runny Noses is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Runny Noses

5
243 58
Wind Chill Factor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Wind Chill Factor

6
202 55
Scraping / Defrosting Car is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Scraping / Defrosting Car

7
178 59
Heat Bills is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Heat Bills

8
174 60
Dry Skin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Dry Skin

9
174 67
Shoveling is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Shoveling

10
165 67
Chapped Lips is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Chapped Lips

11
160 66
Driving is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Driving

12
186 82
Shorter Days is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Shorter Days

13
119 64
Slush is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Slush

14
148 73
Its Not Summer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
maikensbmc added Its Not Summer

15
131 65
Frost Bite is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Frost Bite

16
115 62
Snow in Socks/Shoes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Snow in Socks/Shoes

17
130 77
Season Depression is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Season Depression

18
98 66
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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97 70
Brown/Yellow Snow is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Brown/Yellow Snow

20
81 62
Pumping Gas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Pumping Gas

21
41 35
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

22
74 87
Holiday Shopping is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Elise Hennigan added Holiday Shopping

23
65 93
Buying Gifts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Buying Gifts

24
67 76
Crowded Malls is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Crowded Malls

25
38 43
Snow Storms (Blizzards) is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Alaina Hillman added Snow Storms (Blizzards)

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63 74
Hazardous Icicles is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Hazardous Icicles

27
63 81
Cabin Fever is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Cabin Fever

28
57 76
Snow Plows is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Snow Plows

29
56 91
Secret Santas is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Secret Santas

30
61 88
Getting Snowed In is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Getting Snowed In

31
20 28
Blizzards is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
RobLein added Blizzards

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52 76
Itchy Sweaters is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Itchy Sweaters

33
39 72
Hat Hair is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Hat Hair

34
45 81
Unflattering Layers is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Unflattering Layers

35
58 91
Holiday Music is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Holiday Music

36
44 83
Wrapping Gifts is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Wrapping Gifts

37
28 63
No Heat from Scumlords is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
jehoshua50 added No Heat from Scumlords

38
4 3
having to stay inside is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
javajoe123 added having to stay inside

39
3 2
sweating in layers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
javajoe123 added sweating in layers

40
0 0
"Shrinkage"

41
25 77
Coat Checks is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
Coat Checks

42
15 72
Snow Days is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Absolute Worst Things About Winter
CarolHillier-Curran added