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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. Great Circle Sails?

    If you go with Great Circle, let us know your experience.
  2. new stiletto? any news on this cat?

    https://www.pacermonitor.com/public/case/23842746/Stiletto_Manufacturing,_Inc Filed for Bankruptcy. Went thru 12 mill with only one boat produced? Something smells....
  3. Stiletto vs Warrior vs Viva?

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  5. Raymarine Axiom, reviews?

    Anyone have the new Axiom multifunction display? Review? No where touch one before buying.
  6. Tracking the Lindenberg 28's

    There was on the Gulf Coast named Creole Cooking.
  7. Race Replays

    THANK YOU RUDDER! You have made my week..
  8. ACWS Toulon - 9, 10 & 11 September

    I mis-communicated my request, any replays with English speaking commentators? Dopey Americans are acceptable.
  9. ACWS Toulon - 9, 10 & 11 September

    Replays on Canal2 in French, any replays with English commentator?
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  11. Corsair Pulse 600

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  12. Yes, most of these A scowers are way to personal and not corrinthian. Just because Melges can doesn't justify what he has done! Enjoy the coming season!!