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      Abbreviated rules   07/28/2017

      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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    vancouver area
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    Sailing, single malt and problem solving.
  1. Was standing in the kitchen having a beer after work with a temporary roommate. A few days earlier, she told me," I think there is a mouse in the house, I found some droppings". Of course I looked, and came to the conclusion it wasn't a mouse, and set a couple of traps in the basement. Anyway, yapping with the roommate, this knawing sound starts up, and it becomes quite loud, and I can't ignore this, so I go to where this noise is coming from. I didn't think this through very well before taking action. Standing with a beer in one hand, I quickly opened the cabinet doors, and this fucking giant rat scrambles out of the cabinet right between my stocking feet. The roommate was screaming bloody murder, and I'm wisely trying to corral this rat with a beer still in one hand, and nothing else, no weapon to grab. The fucking rat then tries to run through my legs again, and as I had had just the right amount of beer on board, stomped that fucker dead with one blow. The roommate was still screaming, as there were guts and blood that had squirted out both ends, and an obvious dead rat right in front of her. She was supposed to move out in 3 weeks. Took 2 days and she was gone. I would get one about every 5 years or so, as I lived close to a river, and fields. Never found out how they got in, probably an open door.
  2. Squamish Open Annual Regatta

    The piper on the bow was awesome, up and down the channel.
  3. Response times could be figured fairly accurately by most people with a bit of time. What hasn't been considered here is what do you do with that response time. And whom this election is going to make those choices. Drumph will not believe his buddy would bomb him, unless he bilks the friends of Putin of the millions he owes. Maybe this is the real reason drumph is seeking the office. He needs protection.
  4. Women Come Out to End A Sexual Predator

    I have never followed an American election in such depth. I have been lurking in pa for more than a year, sometimes laughing out loud, but mostly with a grim foreboding of what may come, until just a few days ago. One of these two unworthy people will be your next leader, I'm afraid, I despise both of them. For Clinton, the Canadian blood scandal. Trump for being a wreched human being.
  5. Total station 3d laser

    I will be the end user, not programing. Will I be able to survey data points directly after the files are produced, in other words, use as a means to check embed plates, bolt patterns,ect? Will this be a tool I can check lay out points?
  6. Total station 3d laser

    Anybody used one of these? I may need one for an up coming job, and would like to know if they are difficult to use.
  7. Propeller coatings?

    Not according to the yard guy, a local boat, just a moment of inatention. Not drunk either. Hit the island.
  8. Propeller coatings?

    Was he trying to cut between the big rocks and the shore when he hit?
  9. Propeller coatings?

    Saw a 45 ft power boat hauled up at race rocks 2 years ago to repair a grounding at speed, just outside the entrance, his twin props had this weird clear rubberized coating on bronze, anyone know what it is?
  10. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    This reminds me of a true crime novel I read years ago, same author of the Manson murders, the woman figured out how to use a sextant to reach an anchorage in the middle of the south pacific so her husband could murder a cruising couple. Creeeepeeee
  11. Sailing around the world in a San Juan 24

    Her tits are deflated?Rimas can't be picky. I don't see a woman spending more than 10 minutes on that boat without saying get me the hell outta here.The only woman that can stand being on that boat is Rimas's female counterpart....homeless, panhandler, simple-minded, and completely lacking any seamanship skills. Such a female would probably find it a lifestyle upgrade, like Rimas.I checked out Maria's fb profile. Lots of pictures of her sailing on 24 to 30 ft boats. I suspect she has more skilz than the admiral. She lives in buenos aries. Not sure if she could go to hawaii. No public reply to her on fb, but im sure hes sending her private messages. Hey , shes offered to share expenses. Rimas has a gf whos got some $$!She likely undrrestimates the state of the boat, perhaps thinking it just needs a cleaning. If she has any experience at all, she'll take one look and realize the boat needs a significant amount of repairs and refitting to be reasonably comfortable and seaworthy. She'll have to do all the work, and pay all the bills naturally. At sea, she'll quickly tire of Rimas's lazy ass Kon-Tiki drifting, so the bulk of the sailing and navigation will fall on her....plus cooking, cleaning, and maintenance. IOW, she'll quickly figure out Rimas is a lazy freeloader.
  12. steveston marine counter prick

    I take it you're reading comprehension skills are sub standard ncl. I did, in fact, tell this man, to his face, I was not happy. Twice. With tact, as well, hence the much better service when returning a few items. Not on an anonymous forum, such as yourself. It is you that needs to grow a pair.
  13. steveston marine counter prick

    So some of the stuff I purchased in the first post needed to be returned, so back to the store I go. The counter man saw me standing at the check out, and came over to help me, and acknowledged and apologized. Asked what was I looking for the first time, got that for me and gave me a discount to boot. Not bad at all.
  14. steveston marine counter prick

    I had decent service from the other guys, its just this prick that irks me....