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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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    West Palm Beach
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    Sailing, fixing what's wrong with the world, cooking, diving
  1. Wahine 26

    ^This. Only thing I am interested in is the only thing omitted.
  2. Really hoping I get to see this, and that it gets wider release.
  3. Jose

    UK Met today has it going north, rather than into Florida, and just sitting offshore for quite awhile. The loop exit point seems to be the controlling variable.
  4. Jose

    UK Met has been quite accurate. For Jose I hope that is not true. http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/storm-tracker/#?tab=map&stormId=12L&stormName=JOSE
  5. Irma

    Got back yesterday to West Palm from Orlando. No damage to my house (other than my kitchen faucet only trickling water) but my development has a LOT of trees, tree limbs, and plant debris. Power is on so everyone is out cutting and hauling. Now back to my plans for a trailer sailor I can store in a concrete block building during times like these.
  6. Irma

    There is still oncoming traffic, particularly a lot of fuel and supply trucks. They are allowing people to drive on the shoulders now, turning the two lane turnpike into a four lane road. Once they stop bringing in supplies they will do contraflow for awhile to try and clear as many people as possible. The governor stated this morning that they are waiting on that because they need supplies, especially gas, and emergency vehicle access. The two biggest creators of stopped traffic yersterday were accidents and lines at the service plazas backing up onto the traffic lanes. People are exhausted and stressed so accidents are more likely. Anything folks can do not to create more traffic havoc is a pretty good idea.
  7. Irma

    Just made it to Orlando from West Palm. Usually a three hour drive, but was seven this time. One of the huge plazas was out of gas, and lines were easily a hundred cars. Indintown was packed solid with boats on the hard. A lot of masts still up. Praying my roof stays on.
  8. Irma

    Fuck. Looks like I'll be stocking up on water and canned food.
  9. Anchor Geekdom

    Cant Crunch: Ground Tackle Marine in BC are Sarca dealers. If the shipping is still prohibitive, they respond quickly to emails and you can see if they are coming to a boat show closer to you. https://www.groundtackle.com/
  10. Roberts 54 PHRF number

    I have a PDF from somewhere (origin not indicated on the front page) that has PHRF numbers for many areas and a ton of boats. It has the Roberts at 126, and that number is from Nova Scotia. I can try to send you a copy if you would like. PM me if you would like me to send it along. Or, if you list other boats competing I can give you the Nova Scotia PHRF and you can adjust from there.
  11. White Pride.

    The paradox of tolerance: "Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance. If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society against the onslaught of the intolerant, then the tolerant will be destroyed, and tolerance with them."
  12. There are two threads on electric outboards on Gear Anarchy. A search for "torqueedo" should bring them both up.
  13. Mocking Ads on Craigslist

    The cars make it look like that photo was either taken a looooong time ago, or that boat lives in final resting place of many things that moved once upon a time.
  14. Getting Started with my daughter

    I'd join someplace like this to learn and see if you both enjoy it, as well as what kind of sailing you like in what sort of boat: http://www.privateeryachtclub.org/members/private-ear