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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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About ropetrick

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  1. Bedding primary ans secondary winches

    I use DDW's method for all my clients. No complaints, no problems.
  2. Chicago Area III

    More importantly, what does it rate?
  3. Keel Blocks Winter Storage

    I only worked fifteen years as a yard dog. The old timers told me 80 to 90 percent of the weight was on the keel and the cradle or stands were just for balance. Eyeball the hull shape around the pads for deflection and back off the pads if you see any. And take down the mast you cheap lazy bastards. Windage is huge. Plus, aluminum masts condense moisture and it drains into the bilge. And freezes. Most importantly, tip in CASH.
  4. No I've seen it, it ruined Christmas.
  5. Please stop my eyes are bleeding.
  6. Daylight Savings v. Standard Time

    Daylight Savings Time is for the benefit of the commercial interests. People shop when it is light out. It is just for the benefit of the merchants and corporations. It sucks, hard.
  7. Boat Yard Parking 101

    Jersey, go figure.
  8. Shannon 39

    Is there a tongue in cheek emoji?
  9. Shannon 39

    If you load it up like a typical cruiser it won't be tender, but it will be slower.
  10. Flushing fuel tank and lines...whew

    The second (unknown) line is the return. The fuel pump is circulating the excess fuel. That line is vital. I might be wise the replace all the rubber fuel lines rather than try to flush them. If the lines show any sign of cracking or feel stiff, they are done. Your problem may be the in fuel tank. Diesel grows algae and it becomes a sludge. Cleaning the tank is a good idea. Good luck.
  11. il mostro attempting chi-mac speed run record

    Sydney to Hobart in June would be awesome!
  12. Bowman and start line distance calling issues

    It is on a sailboat. They gotta' be teak.
  13. PHRF had it a little faster than a J 125. And that seemed fair to me.
  14. NFL 2017

    It could be four if Details would move home.
  15. NFL 2017

    OMG He has his helmet on backwards!