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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. That boat must be unlucky.
  2. It was a little bumpy Saturday.
  3. I feel like these threads are multiplying.
  4. Mid 30s, live in the city, no wife, no kids, not much sailing to speak of anymore. Local seen is deteriorated to gray hair and mount gay red hats and doesn't really resemble a sport anymore...
  5. Where is the official link?
  6. It's a fake post!
  7. I read the website. Is there a way to track the Spot via a link or just what info is provided on the website blog? In summary it sounds like he has been MIA for a week or so? Anyone care to summarize?
  8. Show me a Gen X or Gen Y kid who thinks this looks fun... I hate to say it but Sailing may be dying a slow death and will never return the KWRW early 2000 levels. The cash and kids are gone...
  9. This is actually interesting. What were you wearing? / No wearing? More details...
  10. So summing this all up... Those who are currently members seem to be content, those who are not a member don't see the valve in joining a club.
  11. Nice pic. I heard the crazy sunsets we are currently are getting have something to do with Canadian wildfires and dust particle in the upper atmosphere. Not sure how accurate that is but sounds plausible...
  12. The $ isn't my issue, it's the scene... I'm in my mid 30's but don't want to join a local club since there isn't consistent regulars own age. Sure there are a few but are wildly out number by the older crowd. While the older crowd can be fun and has it's place at any YC it's just not how I want to spend all of my time. For me I feel it's better to take the cash and go to local bars and restaurants with friends. If there is an influx of younger people at the local clubs I'll change my tune. I understand the chicken and egg approach. I just don't want to be an egg...
  13. What are the main concerns about solo on this boat if it is rigged for it? Everything can be led aft and furled up. What's the issue?
  14. You think the boat went for $425K? I would think much less...
  15. I think it's easy to play arm chair coach but when someone spends the time and money to refit a classic like Sassy you have to respect the project.