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      A Few Simple Rules   05/22/2017

      Sailing Anarchy is a very lightly moderated site. This is by design, to afford a more free atmosphere for discussion. There are plenty of sailing forums you can go to where swearing isn't allowed, confrontation is squelched and, and you can have a moderator finger-wag at you for your attitude. SA tries to avoid that and allow for more adult behavior without moderators editing your posts and whacking knuckles with rulers. We don't have a long list of published "thou shalt nots" either, and this is by design. Too many absolute rules paints us into too many corners. So check the Terms of Service - there IS language there about certain types of behavior that is not permitted. We interpret that lightly and permit a lot of latitude, but we DO reserve the right to take action when something is too extreme to tolerate (too racist, graphic, violent, misogynistic, etc.). Yes, that is subjective, but it allows us discretion. Avoiding a laundry list of rules allows for freedom; don't abuse it. However there ARE a few basic rules that will earn you a suspension, and apparently a brief refresher is in order. 1) Allegations of pedophilia - there is no tolerance for this. So if you make allegations, jokes, innuendo or suggestions about child molestation, child pornography, abuse or inappropriate behavior with minors etc. about someone on this board you will get a time out. This is pretty much automatic; this behavior can have real world effect and is not acceptable. Obviously the subject is not banned when discussion of it is apropos, e.g. talking about an item in the news for instance. But allegations or references directed at or about another poster is verboten. 2) Outing people - providing real world identifiable information about users on the forums who prefer to remain anonymous. Yes, some of us post with our real names - not a problem to use them. However many do NOT, and if you find out someone's name keep it to yourself, first or last. This also goes for other identifying information too - employer information etc. You don't need too many pieces of data to figure out who someone really is these days. Depending on severity you might get anything from a scolding to a suspension - so don't do it. I know it can be confusing sometimes for newcomers, as SA has been around almost twenty years and there are some people that throw their real names around and their current Display Name may not match the name they have out in the public. But if in doubt, you don't want to accidentally out some one so use caution, even if it's a personal friend of yours in real life. 3) Posting While Suspended - If you've earned a timeout (these are fairly rare and hard to get), please observe the suspension. If you create a new account (a "Sock Puppet") and return to the forums to post with it before your suspension is up you WILL get more time added to your original suspension and lose your Socks. This behavior may result a permanent ban, since it shows you have zero respect for the few rules we have and the moderating team that is tasked with supporting them. Check the Terms of Service you agreed to; they apply to the individual agreeing, not the account you created, so don't try to Sea Lawyer us if you get caught. Just don't do it. Those are the three that will almost certainly get you into some trouble. IF YOU SEE SOMEONE DO ONE OF THESE THINGS, please do the following: Refrain from quoting the offending text, it makes the thread cleanup a pain in the rear Press the Report button; it is by far the best way to notify Admins as we will get e-mails. Calling out for Admins in the middle of threads, sending us PM's, etc. - there is no guarantee we will get those in a timely fashion. There are multiple Moderators in multiple time zones around the world, and anyone one of us can handle the Report and all of us will be notified about it. But if you PM one Mod directly and he's off line, the problem will get dealt with much more slowly. Other behaviors that you might want to think twice before doing include: Intentionally disrupting threads and discussions repeatedly. Off topic/content free trolling in threads to disrupt dialog Stalking users around the forums with the intent to disrupt content and discussion Repeated posting of overly graphic or scatological porn content. There are plenty web sites for you to get your freak on, don't do it here. And a brief note to Newbies... No, we will not ban people or censor them for dropping F-bombs on you, using foul language, etc. so please don't report it when one of our members gives you a greeting you may find shocking. We do our best not to censor content here and playing swearword police is not in our job descriptions. Sailing Anarchy is more like a bar than a classroom, so handle it like you would meeting someone a little coarse - don't look for the teacher. Thanks.

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  1. Why such a poor turnout for a such good event?
  2. Must have had clear air downwind
  3. Contrats to Deviation
  4. No, I've peed on that lawn many times
  5. Looks like a lot of piss on that keg
  6. Only the strong survive. The only thing to watch out for on the Hudson are the Rodney's going 40 knots on there cabin cruisers, hammered behind the wheel
  7. You have no idea about current effect until you sail in Eastern CT behind Fishers Is, it makes the Hudson's current like a lake
  8. I thought it was paid for by the mooring fees. My bad
  9. Why you jealous? The Hudson river north of the Beacon Bridge isn't the same?
  10. I thought it was the sails that made it go fast? And hull color. I heard the red ones haul ass. No the grey one is the fastest WAS the fastest. Let me know of one faster WAS is past tense. You actually have to race it to be considered fastest. Don't have to come out and race much too beat you
  11. I see you one of your interest is sex, must be with men.You Fuck Off or you know where to find me. My boat is at Consolidated Yachts on City Island I would be happy to meet you there at anytime to settle anything that might be bothering you. Let me know when, I will be there this Thurs if you would like to meet up. I will be coming from a Mtn bike ride, so it would actually be pretty funny to kick your ass while still in spandex Threats of violence, the bastion of the stupid. John, even the above knowing it would face scrutiny, "I see you one?" Seriously, did you finish high school? College...a dream, right? And you always had a sailmaker on board? Never did a Wednesday night without a pro? You are a poser. You never donated the money, did you? Send me the $50 asshole. That said, I'd hire you to prep my boat. Your the cunt hiding behind the alias, so since your the one with the issues I will pay for a flight for you to come down from Buffalo or the best I can do is have you meet me in Rochester when I return my lease truck for a new one. By the way I gave your mom the $50 bucks
  12. Ouch. So did Deviation most of the time, I hadn't seen their pictures before my last post
  13. I see you one of your interest is sex, must be with men. You Fuck Off or you know where to find me. My boat is at Consolidated Yachts on City Island I would be happy to meet you there at anytime to settle anything that might be bothering you. Let me know when, I will be there this Thurs if you would like to meet up. I will be coming from a Mtn bike ride, so it would actually be pretty funny to kick your ass while still in spandex
  14. Who may that be? Since Hustler has had a winning record since 1991 with 7 different sailmakers and many many drivers, there must have been a lot of guys who have gone to greener pastures. All except 1 And if any of you experts would like so me of the silverware from over the years, I have boxes in my basement and addict that my wife wants to throw out. Squalamax can verify that as well, I tried to give him some, even the ones from the regattas I beat him at
  15. I thought it was the sails that made it go fast? And hull color. I heard the red ones haul ass. No the grey one is the fastest WAS the fastest. Let me know of one faster