Whatever happened to good clouds?

Reckon it’s been years since I saw a really decent cumulonimbus

Where’d they all go? Climate change?

I remember the clouds of my childhood,

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If I was good at photoshop I’d post the Old Man Yells at Cloud picture with the cloud photoshopped out. Please could we all assume that’s what I did and that it was really funny.

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you know when people look at clouds and try and see things in them, what does that actually mean to most people? Just the vague shape resembles a dolphin or something, or more fine detail. Because I remember when I was a kid it would be the latter, look at a vague cloud for a few moments and it would snap into something like a magic eye picture (not that I could do magic eye), it wouldnt just be the vague outline of a face it would actually be a detailed face. Can’t do it anymore though. Anyway just wondered if that was normal

  • only ever saw vague shapes
  • saw fine detail

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Didn’t like doing it as a kid cause I hated these lads

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Honestly think skies are better than ever nowadays

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Bit of both I guess? Looking at the pic at the top, if I relax a bit I can make out a cartoon lamb kind of emerging from the top

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The Orb intensifies

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@japes

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again - clouds are brilliant :cloud::partly_sunny::cloud_with_lightning_and_rain::sun_behind_rain_cloud::sun_behind_large_cloud::cloud_with_rain::cloud_with_snow::cloud_with_lightning::sun_behind_large_cloud::cloud_with_lightning_and_rain::cloud:

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Today’s clouds not good enough for you?

Love a bit of cloudspotting. I’ll fully admit to being a member of the Cloud Appreciation Society! There are still good ones about, here are a couple of photos I’ve taken in recent years;

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Too wispy, zero definition, I’m sorry but the clouds of today just don’t have the impact and personality of days of yore

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What about this one from 2019?

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There we go. That’s the good stuff.

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alright, sunn o)))

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Tend to be more of a late Spring/Summer thing.

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Oh aye, here come the meteorologists

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oooft, that’s some good clouds

but I see good clouds on the regs, actually

etc

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I don’t look for shapes, really. just enjoy clouds as they are.

altho this looks kind of like an descending angel thing, perhaps

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they’ve always been this good, imho

was nice during first lockdown when there were no contrails, tho

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