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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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  1. VOR '17-'18 - THE GAME

    I think Mom preset a course and is off the air at a real regatta.
  2. VOR '17-'18 - THE GAME

    You should have got here earlier Drifty. You were warned.
  3. Forum upgrade??

    Can we please get the post number back in the top right corner. On fast moving threads like the VOR at the moment it is bloody irritating to have to guess the post number.
  4. VOR 2017-18

    Indeed she did. There is an hell of a lot of difference between an unintended gybe (which she saved from occurring) and a Chinese gybe. No need to go into the long explanations that occurred during the last race in the Southern Ocean legs of the difference.
  5. VOR 2017-18

    She is certainly a very good helmsperson but your post makes no sense at all. Once the Chinese gybe has occurred and the boat is laying over after the Chinese there is a lot of handling/easing/trimming of sails, runners, canting keel etc as much as anyone on the helm. Until the boat is more upright and the rudder able to get some bite then there is little if anything the helmsperson can do.
  6. VOR 2017-18

    I think only one of the Chinese is sailing on Leg 1
  7. Still interesting that Scallywag, having taken the leap to have one woman, have not decided to take two. Puts them one person down against all the others and two against TtToP. I wonder if that will be reconsidered as the race evolves.
  8. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    Infotrack is a search engine that lawyers use for ASIC/property etc information
  9. 2017 Australian Multihull Championships

    He specifically described an additional girth measurement higher up that he thinks is important. He did not say at all that girth was not measured.
  10. Ultime / G-Class Development

    No, they are mentioned by the project director as part of the design.
  11. All hail lord dubin

    No but the bloke facing the camera could be Chas
  12. VOR '17-'18 - THE GAME

    Does anyone else find that if you open the The Game thread that it then says you have read all other threads?
  13. Crew commentary from the Clipper race

    Mark, you are on perhaps the most cynical website in the world (one of its many charms). The reaction you are getting is as good as it is going to get.