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      A Few Simple Rules   05/22/2017

      Sailing Anarchy is a very lightly moderated site. This is by design, to afford a more free atmosphere for discussion. There are plenty of sailing forums you can go to where swearing isn't allowed, confrontation is squelched and, and you can have a moderator finger-wag at you for your attitude. SA tries to avoid that and allow for more adult behavior without moderators editing your posts and whacking knuckles with rulers. We don't have a long list of published "thou shalt nots" either, and this is by design. Too many absolute rules paints us into too many corners. So check the Terms of Service - there IS language there about certain types of behavior that is not permitted. We interpret that lightly and permit a lot of latitude, but we DO reserve the right to take action when something is too extreme to tolerate (too racist, graphic, violent, misogynistic, etc.). Yes, that is subjective, but it allows us discretion. Avoiding a laundry list of rules allows for freedom; don't abuse it. However there ARE a few basic rules that will earn you a suspension, and apparently a brief refresher is in order. 1) Allegations of pedophilia - there is no tolerance for this. So if you make allegations, jokes, innuendo or suggestions about child molestation, child pornography, abuse or inappropriate behavior with minors etc. about someone on this board you will get a time out. This is pretty much automatic; this behavior can have real world effect and is not acceptable. Obviously the subject is not banned when discussion of it is apropos, e.g. talking about an item in the news for instance. But allegations or references directed at or about another poster is verboten. 2) Outing people - providing real world identifiable information about users on the forums who prefer to remain anonymous. Yes, some of us post with our real names - not a problem to use them. However many do NOT, and if you find out someone's name keep it to yourself, first or last. This also goes for other identifying information too - employer information etc. You don't need too many pieces of data to figure out who someone really is these days. Depending on severity you might get anything from a scolding to a suspension - so don't do it. I know it can be confusing sometimes for newcomers, as SA has been around almost twenty years and there are some people that throw their real names around and their current Display Name may not match the name they have out in the public. But if in doubt, you don't want to accidentally out some one so use caution, even if it's a personal friend of yours in real life. 3) Posting While Suspended - If you've earned a timeout (these are fairly rare and hard to get), please observe the suspension. If you create a new account (a "Sock Puppet") and return to the forums to post with it before your suspension is up you WILL get more time added to your original suspension and lose your Socks. This behavior may result a permanent ban, since it shows you have zero respect for the few rules we have and the moderating team that is tasked with supporting them. Check the Terms of Service you agreed to; they apply to the individual agreeing, not the account you created, so don't try to Sea Lawyer us if you get caught. Just don't do it. Those are the three that will almost certainly get you into some trouble. IF YOU SEE SOMEONE DO ONE OF THESE THINGS, please do the following: Refrain from quoting the offending text, it makes the thread cleanup a pain in the rear Press the Report button; it is by far the best way to notify Admins as we will get e-mails. Calling out for Admins in the middle of threads, sending us PM's, etc. - there is no guarantee we will get those in a timely fashion. There are multiple Moderators in multiple time zones around the world, and anyone one of us can handle the Report and all of us will be notified about it. But if you PM one Mod directly and he's off line, the problem will get dealt with much more slowly. Other behaviors that you might want to think twice before doing include: Intentionally disrupting threads and discussions repeatedly. Off topic/content free trolling in threads to disrupt dialog Stalking users around the forums with the intent to disrupt content and discussion Repeated posting of overly graphic or scatological porn content. There are plenty web sites for you to get your freak on, don't do it here. And a brief note to Newbies... No, we will not ban people or censor them for dropping F-bombs on you, using foul language, etc. so please don't report it when one of our members gives you a greeting you may find shocking. We do our best not to censor content here and playing swearword police is not in our job descriptions. Sailing Anarchy is more like a bar than a classroom, so handle it like you would meeting someone a little coarse - don't look for the teacher. Thanks.

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  1. okay, and of the ones actually on the boat, who was actually 'sailing' the boat, actually controlling the trim and helm. which one of them had any say in which direct to go, tell me....Which actual merican was controlling the destiny of the program.... that's what I thought... FUCKING BUILD THE WALL!! God damn foreigners coming over and taking merican jobs! Pisses me off! Damn pie eating sheep shaggers. Criminals they are, fucking convicts from a penal colony.
  2. MATT CASSIDY Bowman / Grinder ANDREW CAMPBELL Tactician COOPER DRESSLER Grinder ROME KIRBY Tactician / Trimmer / Grinder
  3. Alright ma'am, see this bar across here? Pretend its a cock and just muscle those Bouncy Castles up to it, and wedge it on in there.
  4. Nice recap JoeO... We went to either Stoney Acre Grill & Pub or Donegal Danny's pub one year with a small group, including a Pommie Zulu Killer... Ole ZK sees the IRA newspaper clipping framed up on the wall in the pub, got him a little edgy. At the the dinner table, our redheaded waitress noticed his 'peculiar accent you have there'. She asked him where was home, with no hesitation,' Valparaiso, IN...' She nodded, smiled, and took our order. The Erie Motel! My first bed off the boat for days... A shower, Cheap as chips. Stayed here a few times. The last time was a bit awkward. They gave me the keys to a room that was already occupied. They had the top lock on and the key wasn't work very well... So I kicked the door in. Oh lord, the screams. And seeing that poor couple pop-up from a sound sleep to see me standing in their door frame. I apologies, closed the door, and went back to the office... AS I was getting there, the clerk was getting their phone call. I took the victim position too. 'Jesus Christ, you could have gotten me shot! Why did you send me to someone else's room!!?? The door? Oh it's fine... Now, how about my room...' Rent the bikes and ride around the island.
  5. Getting out of Beaver can be a bit tricky, use chart plotter...
  6. Anyone interested in a chartered plane seat home, PM me. Someone is looking into it, not me, nothing has been confirmed yet. It might just be Monday late afternooner for the fast rides up, God willing... Don't get your balls all tethered around the pole yet. Don't hour glass your panties. Remain calm....
  7. Wasn't it about 10 years ago someone hit one of these at the start of the Waukegan to Chicago race?
  8. The course record was beaten, from what I've been told...
  9. Alright, who hated that race back from Waukegan on Sunday.
  10. Anyone not doing Waukegan Chicago / Chicago Waukegan that wants to? PM me for details
  11. Saturday's Carnage report? Highest wind reading?
  12. Spot Hero Try it.... Prudential Plaza Garage Enter After: Fri, June 9 at 6:00am Exit Before: Mon, June 12 at 12:00am Total Time: 2 days, 18 hours $67 Total I'm not saying it's much cheaper, or more secure, but it's probably both. Use at your own risk. Don't leave shit in your car that can be seen through the windows, you'll lose your shit (in more ways than one) and end up with a busted out window.
  13. T-Bone! Colors Regatta, bitches...
  14. So, did they 'rig it' themselves? Ah - yuck, yuck, SNORT! Fuck off....
  15. Qu'ils mangent de la brioche...