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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. Team NZ

    GD had good wry answer to question about what boats might be- staying with foiling cats?- for next AC, with him saying current class might not be so good for Hauraki Gulf- something about going down the mine in a NEer and opposing tide off Rangi- and saying the boats need to be able to sail the match in the weather conditions expected off Aukland one hopes that means something that can go safely sailing in winds over 24 knots
  2. Luna Rossa Challenge. AC 36

    we got the who now, what, where, when?
  3. Live Racing Thread

  4. Live Racing Thread

    a large woman is singing a sad song in Swedish
  5. Live Racing Thread

    swedish meatball compared to flying kiwis
  6. Live Racing Thread

    how long will they wait for wind before calling it a day? when the broadcast window ends?
  7. Live Racing Thread

    this is a rich history of AC races in drifting conditions- but you youngsters are probably too young to remember Newport in August
  8. Live Racing Thread

    displacement racing!
  9. Live Racing Thread

    no Ken Read today on NBC, wonder why
  10. cyclors advantage?

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  11. Live Racing Thread

    between the whistling and the clicking, ART is an ear irritant
  12. Live Racing Thread

    one of those camera angles on the gate rounding is a little hairy looking
  13. Live Racing Thread

    gotta agree that someone didn't have their eyes outside the boat on that
  14. Live Racing Thread

  15. Live Racing Thread

    this leg may be for all the marbles in this series