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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. Joke

    spot the scrabble nerd...
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    Angry clowns?
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    Was in shock/fits of laughter when I watched the movie and saw the symbol they'd chosen to epitomise all evil.
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    Don't tell Frodo he's back...
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    Thats an american thing right? Can't say I've ever had the urge to eat it. Especially not now.
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    sure, I've never heard one.
  8. Hottest Women

    So you have a lot of money then?
  9. Wouldn't you just love to know what she did?
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    I'll bite. This shared from the random pic thread.
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    Kennedy Tours Cape Canaveral Thanks. Also for the shots, very cool!
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    occasion? Moon landing?
  14. Joke

    I bought a new Ford F250 Tri-Flex Fuel Truck Go figure it runs on either hydrogen, gasoline, or E85. I returned to the dealer yesterday Because I couldn't get the radio to work. The service technician explained that the radio was voice activated. 'Nelson,' the technician said to the radio. The radio replied, 'Ricky or Willie?' 'Willie!' he continued and 'On The Road Again' Came from the speakers. Then he said, 'Ray Charles!', and in an instant ' Georgia On My Mind' replaced Willie Nelson. I drove away happy, and for the next few days, Every time I'd say, 'Beethoven,' I'd get beautiful classical music, and if I said, 'Beatles,' I'd get one of their awesome songs. Yesterday, some guy ran a red light And nearly creamed my new truck, But I swerved in time to avoid him. I yelled, 'Ass Hole!' Immediately the radio responded with, Ladies and gentlemen, An address from The Prime Minister of Australia Damn I love this truck....
  15. DC Designs

    I once asked my senior hydrodynamics lecturers about the transition between the different modes. He would comfortably say that the flow detaching from an immersed stern marked the transition from displacement mode. Beyond that, there was nothing except shades of grey. What he tried to explain to me was that - if a hull is not in displacement mode, then it is planing. The phrases semi-displacement and semi-planing have evolved to deal with those hulls which are optimised to exceed hull speed, but not be subject to hydrodynamic trim and so tend to be somewhat slender - such as catamarans. Now what that has to do with an IC is completely up for conjecture... One thing I never knew (and became too embarrased to ask) is - what is the difference between spring and rocker? Aren't they both describing curvature of the profile? And finally, does anybody here know about the Rainbow class? Off memory those were also double-handed planks similar to the Skate but about 16'?