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It Snowed In Texas, So People Got Hella Creative

I'm legit impressed.

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So, it is really friggin' cold in Texas right now.

12K customers without power in four East Texas counties https://t.co/Cqc99gSLg2. #etxsnow #etxwx

All thanks to Winter Storm Inga, which has made temperatures plummet.

That one time, when you made a fire in Austin and it was 28 degrees... https://t.co/SzWXnqNXDs

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The unexpected cold snap has forced Texans to get ~creative~ — especially when it comes to de-icing their cars.

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Ice scrapers? Nahh.

No ice scraper? Use a frisbee! 😂#etxwx

Sounds about right:

Some have been using fly swatters to pierce through the ice:

People have even started using BBQ spatulas to clean their windows:

In Texas, we may not all have ice scrapers, but we sure have BBQ spatulas. Send your winter weather videos and phot… https://t.co/m6qB77650t

But is the broom cleaning the ice here, or vice versa?

What Texans use as an ice scraper when they definitely don't have one https://t.co/0ABouD3vlg

This is probably the MOST Texan alternative to an ice scraper though:

Okay, this might be the most Texas of all the makeshift ice scrapers we've seen--a tamale spreader! Send us your vi… https://t.co/fRs7cw5uDI

Some folks have also turned to alcohol for help:

This morning I poured an entire bottle of titos vodka on my windshield to unfreeze it 10 minutes before work. It wo… https://t.co/fdWvgkVrWt

...Because FYI, cool water + rubbing alcohol is one of the most effective ways to de-ice your windows ☝️:

@JJWatt @JJWatt what about 1/3 cup water to 2/3 cup alcohol in spray bottle as a de-icer ???

And, thankfully, things should be warming up by the end of the week. Stay safe out there, errybody!

Europana

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