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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. chilling at the ranch

  2. Sailing Anarchists Affected by Cancer

    I did the Cancer thing 6 1/2 years ago. Seems like ancient history now. I had read one of Lance Armstrong's books where he described his Testicular Cancer in enough detail that, when I was told by the doctor that it was "just an infection" I was able to argue to see the oncologist. He took one squeeze on a Friday and had me under the knife on a Monday. (I have to agree with other posters that it doesn't become real until you tell loved ones.) One of the nice symmetries in my story is that the Tour de France had started that weekend - so my recovery included getting up at 5 am each morning to watch Lance kick ass. It became a tradition after that, and as I was able to use the Tour as the way of marking each of the years until I got to the magical five year mark where the doctors agreed I didn't need to worry.