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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. I don't think I understand....
  2. S/S EDMUND FITZGERALD 42 years ago today

    10 November from the NTSB report: "Loading was completed about 1415 on November 9. The chief mate informed dock personnel that the vessel’s final drafts were 27 feet 2 inches forward and 27 feet 6 inches aft. Drafts were taken after receipt of the taconite pellets and 50,013 gallons of No. 6 fuel oil, delivered by a barge which came alongside while the cargo was being loaded." "After her delivery in 1958, the FITZGERALD operated essentially unchanged until 1969 when a diesel-powered bow thruster was installed. During the winter of 1971-1972, the main propulsion plant was converted from coal to oil and the coal bunkers were converted to fuel oil tanks. An automatic boiler combustion and feed-water control system was installed as part of this conversion."
  3. VOR Leg 2 Lisbon to Cape Town

    What does it all mean?
  4. VOR Leg 1 Alicante to Lisbon

    Clearly since the VOR is a one leg race...
  5. That will buff right out

    I'll give you $3.20 and that's my final offer.
  6. did I miss something...? probably.........
  7. moving up from a 420

    I was gonna say RC44 but... If you want to sail in a fleet then look around and figure out what people are sailing in your area. Will leave the appropriate SA comment for first posters to others...
  8. factor what we're we talking about?
  9. FP Anarchy kicked out of race

    He did. The SA sport boat regattas at Coronado YC were quite good. People will attend if he can organize something.
  10. FP Anarchy kicked out of race

    I'm pretty sure Scot just wants to make the SD2E great again...
  11. Rolex Big Boat Series - San Francisco

    Just remember these are the good old days... The regatta was pretty thing in the late 80's/early 90's...for better or worse hats off the StFYC for keeping the regatta going.
  12. Eight bells for Harry Dean Stanton

    RIP "Never broke into a car. Never hot-wired a car. Kid. I never broke into a trunk. I shall not cause harm to any vehicle nor the personal contents thereof. Nor through inaction let that vehicle or the personal contents thereof come to harm. That's what I call the repo code, kid. Don't forget it, etch it in your brain. Not many people got a code to live by anymore."
  13. Aluminum chainplates, alloy?

    the right answer is 316 SS DO NOT try to save weight on this but clearly 5xxx and 6xxx have been use successfully before stay away from the 7xxx alloys