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      Underdawg did an excellent job of explaining the rules.  Here's the simplified version: Don't insinuate Pedo.  Warning and or timeout for a first offense.  PermaFlick for any subsequent offenses Don't out members.  See above for penalties.  Caveat:  if you have ever used your own real name or personal information here on the forums since, like, ever - it doesn't count and you are fair game. If you see spam posts, report it to the mods.  We do not hang out in every thread 24/7 If you see any of the above, report it to the mods by hitting the Report button in the offending post.   We do not take action for foul language, off-subject content, or abusive behavior unless it escalates to persistent stalking.  There may be times that we might warn someone or flick someone for something particularly egregious.  There is no standard, we will know it when we see it.  If you continually report things that do not fall into rules #1 or 2 above, you may very well get a timeout yourself for annoying the Mods with repeated whining.  Use your best judgement. Warnings, timeouts, suspensions and flicks are arbitrary and capricious.  Deal with it.  Welcome to anarchy.   If you are a newbie, there are unwritten rules to adhere to.  They will be explained to you soon enough.  


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  1. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    Note to enablers: $20 worth of chain and a $10 padlock is much cheaper and more effective.
  2. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    LOL. When has Rimas ever been concerned if his sails fit or have proper luff hardware? They all work in some fashion when drifting downwind.
  3. Ugly New Boats - is it just me?

    They're wanting to get out of eyesight of their boats as quickly as possible? Yea, I'll buy that.
  4. THIEVES!!! junior Regatta night shoppers

    Well, you provided no information. Where and when were the items stolen? Was it at a regatta, or stolen from storage?
  5. Ugly New Boats - is it just me?

    That is the issue. Consumers want a boat with space inside, not a boat that sails nicely or has a row away factor. The boating market is in effect demanding minivans. The demand for purely sailing boats (as opposed to liveaboards or floating entertainment palaces) is very small...that's why boats like Francis Lee have to be custom designed and built.
  6. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    There was a winner declared when he hailed for a tow in Fiji. No subsequent contest, since it appeared he was deceased.
  7. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    Any pics of the alleged broken tiller?
  8. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    Note the fender still tied to lifeline after several months at sea.
  9. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    That's a knot meter to the far left. Compass is on the bracket just to left of companionway...looks like it's duct-taped on, I presume to keep the detachable bracket from coming off. IIRC he has some kind of spare compass that never got mounted.
  10. Rimas is alive

    Fame lasts 15 minutes. Infamy lasts 4 years, or until curricane season ends.
  11. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    Damn, ur right...that is a mainsail on the forestay. I have no idea what's lashed to the mast, or what the oar is for. Chauncey of the sea.
  12. Mocking Ads on Craigslist

    Probably...it's got two hulls. Isn't that what they're for?
  13. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    <buzzer> wrong again kemosabe. He banned me from his FB page. I laughed. Like I'm laughing now. I would agree there's a lot of stupid comments in this thread...they're by people who didn't bother to read it before climbing on their high horse.
  14. Rimas is alive

    So you didn't read the thread, thus are basing your opinion on ignorance. Must be a Trump voter.
  15. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    You take your reading comprehension lessons from Rimas? English not your native language?