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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.

Flip Rigsby

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  1. like to hear Flips p.o.v., because I was there and practiced on thursday and there was air and on all three days of the event there was air except for Sunnnnday which was a bust and we towed Snatch in behind us which was a fluke because we were being towed, too and some sumbitch towing US asked us if we actually had an o/b on board and wouldnt accept our tow line until we pulled the o/b out of the saloon up on deck and SHOWED him the moe-foe which pissed us all off and luckily there was enough beer on the boat to defuse the situation because the more I drink the less hostile I become. as far as a boat, hell there were boats galore. whatever. hope to see all y'all down there this next time around. We were gonna do it Friday after racing. The boat I had lined up for Espo happened to be leading the regatta after Friday's racing, and the guy's sailing that boat didn't want to lend it out considering their results. The ended up winning the whole thing. So Espo and I got drunk instead!!! We were gonna try it again in Charleston, but we got drunk instead!!! We then tried it in Annapolis in Finns and actually started a race, but outta nowhere as I was leading on the first beat, that Hanis Piece of Shit Bitch Face in a twin engine Scarrab ran me down and left me for dead... Now Espo and I have joined forces and are gonna take over the world, but you never know there may be a challenge around the corner. --Flip
  2. Hmmmm... well... umm... ME THINKS THAT SHOULDN'T BE TUFF... I expected that from you! You never know do ya Chup! How is the boat coming? You going to make it to the Oct 8th 1-dayer at DIYC -BIOTCH? Boats coming good! I'll be in NY with Espo that weekend!
  3. Hmmmm... well... umm... ME THINKS THAT SHOULDN'T BE TUFF... I expected that from you! You never know do ya Chup!
  4. Fuck the ballet Im thinking the symphony!
  5. You want some of me???
  6. Dacrons Last, Dick Runs Last, or what ever the fuck your name is, didn't you get a clew the last time you ran your mouth? You mess with Kitty you get the Tiger. Seems to me your making enemies with all the wrong people. Better run back to mommy and let her protect you!
  7. "Damn that hurts don't it"
  8. How about a blow job? Dude you just fucked up! Prepare for the wrath of Kitty!
  9. MikeR is a stand up guy just as Espo is. You guy's should take lessons from them!
  10. Silly mortals! They will never get it!
  11. Feckless fuckers! If only they knew it was not about them, but only us. Espo you is da man! Put them in their little world with the rest of the Phrfidiots! Look it up if you think you can accept the consequences!
  12. Get em Espo! BTW Eztiger says your a HACK!
  13. Holy Shit Evelyn 32 worlds! Can I sign up? Im a half ass trimmer. Espo would have a field day with me. Put me in coach! I need a big head!
  14. Take a number. Im at the top of the list!!!!!
  15. Soveral 33 huh! You'll never catch me on one of those cheesedick peices! I would rather Kick your ass in a J/29!!!!!! Come get some!