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  1. groundhog

    Sailing to Halifax

    Alas, the HMCS Sackville will not be in her usual berth this summer - undergoing a major refit (deteriorating hull, I believe). Hoped to be back for next year.
  2. groundhog

    Sailing to Halifax

    If you did make it to Lunenburg I could show you around a bit if you liked.....
  3. groundhog

    Mocking Ads on Craigslist

    I sailed out of Jericho for a few years at the end of the 90s. One of the best stretches of my life.
  4. groundhog

    "National Cleavage Day"

    No, the contrast is still there. The beauty in the thread is in contrast to the average of what we see every day. From another perspective, it is very true that constant exposure to anything will tend to desensitize appreciation (or aversion, as the case may be), and a world of only beauties would just shift the bell curve.
  5. groundhog

    Mocking Ads on Craigslist

    Which club, FO, if you are comfortable saying?
  6. groundhog

    caption contest

    Prize winner...
  7. groundhog

    caption contest

    You got there first... "ZZ Bottom".
  8. groundhog


    My buddy was eating at a fast food place. This teenage girl in a wheelchair comes in with her parents and has a total fit. They're trying to order and the girl's just being a nasty by screaming, rolling all over her parents, and just being plain rude to the employees. So, this old guy with these super thick glasses walks over and politely tries to calm the girl down by saying how everyone is doing their best and stuff, and the girl just yells at him too. The guy says he's just trying to give his two cents and leaves the girl to be. The girl and her parents get their food. As they're on their way out, the girl rolls over to the old man and says sarcastically, "Nice glasses." Without even straying from his calm demeanor the old man says, "Nice legs." (from )
  9. groundhog

    Plants on a boat

    Picturesque, though. It doesn't look neglected. I rather like it.
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    A woman was nearing the end of her tether – every night her husband was snored so loudly that it kept her awake. She decided to call the family doctor to see if there was anything that could be done to relieve her nightly suffering. “Well, there is one operation I can perform that will cure your husband of his snoring,” said the doctor, “but I must warn you that it is rather expensive. It will cost you a deposit of £15,000, and payments of £1,000 for 48 months, as well as money for extras.” “Good grief!” exclaimed the woman. “That sounds like I’m buying a yacht!” “Hmm,” the doctor murmured, “too obvious, huh?
  11. groundhog

    Mocking Ads on Craigslist

    Another case of honesty: Please give me a working boat in trade for this one that might not be repairable....
  12. groundhog

    Mocking Ads on Craigslist

    That is some expensive firewood there.
  13. groundhog

    Craigslist - Not mocking

    I know free boats never are, but as far as project boats go, this might be good for someone. And then there is this one - initial ask was $3K, now it sounds like the Owner just needs to get it gone. A boat with a good reputation for performance if not so much for build, who knows what this one has had done. This time of year in the snow belt there are lots of intriguing deals....
  14. groundhog

    SA membership list

    Bingo. Thank you B.J. I appreciate the assistance.
  15. groundhog

    SA membership list

    That helps some, B.J., thank you. It still seems, then, that one can only find member information on someone if you can find a post. E.g. I can hover over your user name and from there find content you have contributed. From the 'compose' pane, though, that isn't possible.