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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. Really Not that much difference if you just sail down the week after by yer self a party for 15 medium to small boats could be held in a party Bus this hole thing is still better than watching the news
  2. $25 car or motorcycle in DAGO, $125 for an RV Rose-bowl & Dodger Stadium $50 for a 45' Limo Bus the Fucking Sucking chargers were out to FUCK someone, anyone LA Bent Over and spread their Checks Fuck Them !!!!!!
  3. tell that to the Cat w the Cheshire Grin
  4. http://www.da-woody.com/07SD2E/SD2E.html
  5. Haven't watched Any game this year haven't missed any of it
  6. Killing the BCYC Party was a Crime against All Participants Supprised that horse hasn't got up yet ;-)
  7. When there are less boats on the line than people doing RC the Point has been Missed
  8. Looks like they Flixed it they could have had ready ?? 16 boats entered in the Hole race, but would rather have 15 just let people start themselves and take their own time it's DEAD !!!!!!!!!!
  9. 2.3. All Classes: Timely entries shall be submitted on-line via the SWYC website no later than 1700 hours Monday, October 2, 2017. 2.4. Cruising Class entries are requested to include a copy of their rating certificate, if available. 2.5. The required fee is $80 per boat ($70 for US Sailing members). 2.6. Entry confirmation can be reviewed on the SWYC website: http://www.southwesternyc.org. Ummmmm NO i couldn't see any list I'm so old I remember when it was attended
  10. AMERICAS Where Tourism Thrives in Mexico, Bloodshed and Poverty Are Blocks Away Leer en español By KIRK SEMPLESEPT. 16, 2017 Continue reading the main storyShare This Page Share Tweet Email More Save Photo Near the spot where a man was killed in San José del Cabo, Mexico. Homicide cases in the region, a tourism mecca, are up more than threefold this year. CreditRodrigo Cruz for The New York Times LOS CABOS, Mexico — In recruiting foot soldiers, the drug gang did not have to look hard to find 18-year-old Edwin Alberto López Rojas. He, in fact, had been looking for them. He admired the traffickers’ lifestyle and power. And the money he stood to make promised admission to the ranks of the international elite who cavorted in the luxury resorts mere blocks — yet a universe away — from the poor neighborhoods where he grew up in Los Cabos, a tourism mecca at the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula. On July 28, he told relatives, the Jalisco New Generation criminal organization gave him a car, cash and some drugs to push. Eight days later he was dead, shot by an unidentified assailant on the street. His death is among hundreds that have bloodied this once-peaceful area — homicide cases are up more than threefold this year compared with last, a surge that has stunned residents, bedeviled officials and alarmed leaders in the booming tourism industry. A similar wave of violence has also jolted the state of Quintana Roo on the Caribbean coast, which is home to tourism hot spots like Cancún, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen and Tulum. Continue reading the main story RELATED COVERAGE ‘WE CELEBRATE LIFE, NOT DEATH, HERE IN TECOMÁN’ Mexico’s Deadliest Town. Mexico’s Deadliest Year. AUG. 4, 2017 ADVERTISEMENT Continue reading the main story The sharp rise in killings prompted the United States State Department last month to heighten its travel warnings for Quintana Roo and the state of Baja California Sur, home to Los Cabos. Photo The Facebook page of Edwin Alberto López Rojas, 18, who was killed shortly after joining a criminal gang. CreditRodrigo Cruz for The New York Times The bloodshed here has not targeted tourists and has mostly occurred out of their view, in the poorer quarters of San José del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas, the main towns in the municipality of Los Cabos. Much of it stems from a battle among criminal groups for control of trafficking routes in the Baja California Peninsula and for dominance of local criminal enterprises, particularly the drug trade servicing tourists. But the violence, community leaders and social workers say, is also a symptom of the grave problems that afflict the region’s underclass, reflecting longstanding government neglect. While the authorities have for decades thrown their weight behind the development of the tourism sector, many of the needs of the poor and working class have languished, they say. Los Cabos, they say, risks following the same path as Acapulco, the Pacific Coast city that was once a major vacation destination but has been devastated by drug violence. “If they continue covering up the problems, things aren’t going to get better,” said Silvia Lupián Durán, the president of the Citizens’ Council for Security and Criminal Justice in Baja California Sur, a community group. “It’s a breeding ground for worse things.” There is much at stake. Last year, Los Cabos had more than 2.1 million visitors, 75 percent of them international travelers and the majority of those from the United States, said Rodrigo Esponda, the managing director of the Los Cabos Tourism Board. The average cost of a hotel room is around $300 per night. CALIF. ARIZONA N. M. MEXICO Gulf of California Baja California Sur Pacific Ocean Los Cabos Cabo San Lucas San José del Cabo 200 Miles By The New York Times For most of its modern history, the region was sleepy and isolated, accessible only by boat or private plane. But with the completion of the Transpeninsular Highway in the 1970s and the expansion of the local airport, development exploded — and with it came a rise in migration as Mexicans poured in to work in construction and as chambermaids, bellhops, cooks, waiters, bartenders and landscapers. In 1990, the municipality’s population was about 44,000. By 2015, it had climbed to about 288,000, with many people working in jobs that directly or indirectly supported tourism. “There was no sane planning for where all the working people were going to live,” said Ramón Ojeda Mestre, the president of the Center for Integral Studies of Innovation and Territory, a consultancy in Cabo San Lucas. Most of those working-class migrants have settled in gritty neighborhoods carved out of desert scrubland that stretches north from the narrow coastal strip where the hotels, golf courses, nightclubs and marinas are concentrated. In many of these neighborhoods, the best homes are simple one- or two-room cinder-block structures with corrugated metal roofs. The worst, often in illegal settlements called “invasions,” are assembled from scrap building materials and tarps, tree branches, sticks and even cardboard. By the municipality’s estimates, about 25,000 people live in such settlements. Photo Improvised electricity poles and unpaved streets in the Nueva Esperanza neighborhood of San José del Cabo.CreditRodrigo Cruz for The New York Times Overcrowding is common, and public services are spotty or nonexistent. Most of the neighborhoods have no sewer systems, and many homes are not hooked up to the municipal water supply. Even those that are connected often find their pipes empty: Demand has far outpaced supply, forcing the rationing of municipal water delivery and compelling residents to buy water at inflated prices from tanker trucks that ply the unpaved roads. “There’s a first world, and there’s a fifth world,” said Homero González, a political organizer, during a recent visit to the Caribe neighborhood, a settlement in Cabo San Lucas. Roving packs of dogs wandered among piles of rubble, drifts of trash and the husks of stripped cars within a few miles of the manicured grounds of the resorts where many residents work. As living standards go in these communities, Maria Salazar isn’t doing so badly. She lives with her four children and her boyfriend in a one-room, cement-block house in the Real Unidad neighborhood in Cabo San Lucas. She is a community leader and peddles homemade flavored ices and candy to help make ends meet; her boyfriend brings in $14 a day as a freelance construction worker. They don’t have plumbing of any sort, though after years of pirating electricity, they were finally connected to the regional grid. “I heard a lot about ‘the change,’ ‘the change,’” she scoffed, referring to the last round of regional elections in 2015. “And now we’re seeing the change: all these massacres.” Municipal officials blame past administrations. In an interview, Álvaro Javier Ramírez, the director of planning and urban development, acknowledged that over the years the authorities had put a disproportionate emphasis on supporting the tourism sector. Photo Berenice Moctezuma, 23, and her daughter Alis, 2, inside a home made of scrap materials in San José del Cabo.CreditRodrigo Cruz for The New York Times “Historically, cash is king,” Mr. Ramírez said. He added, referring to previous municipal governments: “They ignored the needs of the working-class neighborhoods. The shortfalls are many.” The inequalities gnaw at the working-class population, though any inclination to lobby the authorities to fix the problems is undermined by a sense that the system is rigged. This is the fertile environment of discontent in which criminal gangs have seeded their operations, recruiting members, buying allegiances and cultivating markets, community leaders say. “If the young people don’t have anything to work toward, they will look for other options,” said a close relative of Edwin López, the murdered teenager, requesting anonymity for fear of retribution by public officials and the drug gangs. “We need a government here that worries more for the urban population than for the tourist zone.” In the first seven months of this year, the government opened 232 homicide investigations in Baja California Sur, most of them in Los Cabos, and some involving multiple victims. During the same period last year, there were 65 homicide investigations. In a nation that has seen homicides surge to record levels this year, Baja California Sur now has the fifth highest rate among Mexico’s 32 states. The jump in killings in Los Cabos — accompanied by a rise in other crimes — has pitched residents into a state of fear they say they have never felt before. Photo A hotel in Cabo San Lucas. Local officials have long thrown their weight behind the development of the tourism sector. CreditRodrigo Cruz for The New York Times No neighborhood, it appears, has been hit as hard as El Zacatal, in San José del Cabo, where homicides have become depressingly familiar. A recent drive through the area with Concepción Gárate, a hairdresser and longtime resident, became a guided tour of bloodshed. She pointed out the convenience store where four people were killed, the house that was strafed by gunmen, another house where gunmen murdered a family. “A barber was cutting hair there,” she said, pointing to a barbershop. “They killed him while he was cutting hair!” The tour continued: two dead in front of a school, three in a taqueria, three others in a tire repair shop, one in a carpenter’s workshop. “El Zacatal is hell,” Ms. Gárate said. Leaders of the tourism industry and public officials have tried to forestall damage to the area’s appeal to visitors, particularly after the State Department advisory, pointing out that tourists have not been the target of the homicides. But from time to time the violence has interrupted vacation idylls. In August, gunmen stormed a beach near a resort where rooms can go for thousands of dollars a night, killing three people in what the authorities said was score-settling between rival criminal groups. The federal government has deployed hundreds of marines and federal police officers to the municipality to confront the violence, and the national tourism secretary, Enrique de la Madrid, has announced a plan to create a special police force to help patrol tourism destinations, including Los Cabos, though the plan remains on the drawing board. But in an interview with El Universal newspaper, Mr. de la Madrid also said the nation needed to do a better job redistributing tourism profits throughout society. “The enemy of Mexico is poverty and inequality,” he said. The precariousness of lives in Los Cabos’s poor sections was starkly illustrated this month when Tropical Storm Lidia lashed the area, flooding neighborhoods, destroying scores of poorly built homes and killing at least six people. The killings seemed to stop for a bit after the storm, but the peace was momentary. Days later, a 22-year-old man was shot and killed in San José del Cabo, steps from an elementary school. The drumbeat of murder continued. A version of this article appears in print on September 17, 2017, on Page A6 of the New York edition with the headline: Blocks From Mexican Resorts, Killings Surge. Order Reprints| Today's Paper|Subscribe Continue reading the main story FROM OUR ADVERTISERS RELATED COVERAGE ‘WE CELEBRATE LIFE, NOT DEATH, HERE IN TECOMÁN’ Mexico’s Deadliest Town. Mexico’s Deadliest Year.AUG. 4, 2017
  11. Loopy are you safe for this shit ???
  12. Think things suck for you? True story .... Guy living in Texas feels effects of Hurricane but survives leaving in his Big RV ...... heads to visit and hang with relatives ....... Ready ?? ........ in Florida ..... in comes Irma ... so he says Fack this Im going to California. He made it to 1 block from my house where there is an RV park ..... Lucke Day ....he gets a spot and just finished hooking up = Life is Good .....till a few min later when the Watermains break and he is without Water ...then the electricity goes out for 3 days. This guy should be airlifted to North Korea ASAP Water main fixed 2x and roads open lastnight...... the fix is leaking again so water likely to go off. I only got the detoured traffic to deal with ..plenty of water and power. He needs to GTF out of here before who knows what - happens
  13. Frisco is whining about skyrocketing housing prices One solution could be to store 1 SpentNuke Cask under each bedroom Likely housing prices/rents would settel down Tue Birds w Juan Problem solved
  14. if they combine another 5 race's pre-race, parties they might be Great again I wouldn't attend another if they moved them to DAGO Truly Sad