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      Abbreviated rules   07/28/2017

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Everything posted by chaosmaster

  1. Chicago Area III

    Big thanx to Bad Andy and Quantum for the time and coaching. Was a tough day with big wind and light crew but great experience and learning the J/88. proOC, right back at ya brother. Always great to be on the water with you. Cheers! Chaos
  2. Rail Meat Songs

    Usually sing this when in the 3rd row of a two row start... "We gotta get out of this place! If its the last thing we ever do!..." Chaos
  3. Least Exclusive Yacht Clubs

    How about the Poor Man's Yacht Club? They are self described as "We're split pretty even; half-Power, half-Sail, half-sober and half-drunk." Cheers, Chaos
  4. Cone of Silence

    Rumor has it... Wes is going to be Trump's running mate and "Make America drunk again!" Chaos
  5. Chicago Area III

    Unless you were in Charleston... then it was effing cold! Chaos
  6. Coolest spinnakers?

    We have a winner! Fucking hysterical! Cheers, Chaos
  7. March Madness SA Bracket tournament ...

    Big 10 Bball BLOWS!!!
  8. J111 Sailing on the Great Lakes--Summer 2016

    Hrothgar, Welcome aboard! Congrats on your new ride. Its a great boat and I'm sure you're going to have lots of good times on her. Looking forward to meeting up with you when you come to the Chicago shores! Cheers, Chaos
  9. Chicago Area III

    There are a shitload of empty slips at the 31st St. Marina. And you could still sail if you wanted to. Or, if you have a sweet ride, i could do some QA testing on her... Cheers, Chaos
  10. working out/Gym anarchy

    I understand not wanting to drop the cash on a personal trainer but they are (theoretically) the experts on what to do for an individual's goals. I joined a gym for the first time last year and bit the bullet on 20 sessions ( initially 2 per week for the first month or so and then 1 per week after). Based on my goals, he put together routines and educated me on how to use different machines and why. Biggest lesson was to not get into predictable routines every day. Muscle confusion is good to keep making progress. I don't use the PT anymore. At this point I'm down 20 lbs and much lower body fat and increased muscle mass. Good luck, Chaos
  11. Christine

    I hear that a lot...
  12. Chicago Area III

    Buncha fuckin rock stars!!! Congrats! G
  13. Chicago Area III

    Only problem is... he'll get injured on the first leg of the first race and be out for the rest of the season
  14. Chicago Area III

    Since the lake is frozen over and all indications are that the lake levels will be positive this year... does that mean we don't need to have a "Fill the Lake" meeting this year? Chaos
  15. Chicago Area III

    I'm Gay..... Super gay. That's like announcing the sky is blue...
  16. Chicago Area III

    Will the boat be loaded with beer and if its nice, can we take a very indirect route? Chaos
  17. Chicago Area III

    We're up to 20 J/70's on the line! Chaos
  18. never fuckin' mind

    You talkin' to me? You talkin' to ME!!!
  19. Chicago Area III

    All J/70's are short! Get it? I'm pretty fucking funny... hehe chaos
  20. Chicago Area III

    19 J/70's signed up for the Verve with a fair amount of out-of-towners from WI, MN, OH, MI, CA, NY, CT, and the UK. Note: The entry from CT is with the Mudheads of "Samurai Douse" fame!!! Should be a hoot! Chaos
  21. never fuckin' mind

    Are you the police? No Maam, we're musicians. We're on a mission from God!
  22. never fuckin' mind

    These pretzels... are making me thirsty!!!
  23. never fuckin' mind

  24. never fuckin' mind

    Bring me four fried chickens and a Coke.
  25. never fuckin' mind

    Where the white women at?