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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. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    Assuming they were not cheating some other way, alongside the flagrant disregarding of the rules? I mean, ya gotta wonder if they were happy to cheat in such a public way, what were they doing that couldn't be seen. Thats always the question in my mind when I observe those who feel like they are above the rules the rest of us abide by.
  2. Bloody awesome work Nic!!

  3. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    LOL happens all the time the Americas Cup, why not in the S2H
  4. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    And AS performance director
  5. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    Google "Chrome Location Guard" might work for you
  6. Sydney to Hobart 2017

    Wow YACHT LDV Comanche - CYCA (Jim Cooney & Samantha Grant) SPEED 30.8 kt HEADING 187 DTG 305.7 nm DTL 0.0 nm
  7. Americas cup replays on foxtel right now
  8. We walked onto the dock that the boats were moored too. The crew said to us that "normally" at other ports you can't get near the boats. The security guard did move us along, and I got the impression if there were bigger crowds there would be no one allowed on the individual jetties, but you can still get pretty close. I think it all opens on 27th
  9. Went for a walk down there an hour ago, managed to get on the dock, only shore crew around very little going on. One security guy did his best to chase us off, whilst letting us look around at the same time. Brunel shore crew very friendly!!
  10. Olympic Classes for Paris 2024

    http://www.sailing.org/news/85767.php#.WjBE7N-WZPY World Sailing There have been a number of misleading communications about the World Sailing 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition Events & Equipment decisions circulating within the Sailing community over the past few days. World Sailing wish to confirm that the democratic process for selecting events and equipment will be fully in accordance with our regulations and the decisions of the World Sailing Council, ratified at the Annual General Meeting, at the November 2017 Annual Conference. Two days of the November 2017 Council meeting can be fully reviewed below: Friday 10 November Saturday 11 November The Council minutes will be published following approval by the Council on Wednesday 20 December 2017. A detailed announcement containing the summary of the decisions to-date, together with the process that will be undertaken by the Events and Equipment Committees and the World Sailing Board, together with the process for Member National Authorities, Class Associations, the Board, the Chairmen of Committees established by Council, International or Recognized Rating Systems, the Chair of the Women's Forum and the President to make submissions for the Council meeting in May 2018 will be provided by Thursday 14 December 2017.
  11. Best Race of the Series

    Really? That one? Would the last race of 83 Trump that??
  12. Best Race of the Series

    Just watched that one again, pretty amazing
  13. If you could only watch one race of the whole regatta, which one would you watch? Im thinking one of the ART - ETNZ, but wondered about the thoughts of others?