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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.  

Jem

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  1. Vendee Globe 2016?

    better VMG than alex? nope oooh!
  2. Vendee Globe 2016?

    Where is the new wind coming from after this high?
  3. Vendee Globe 2016?

    Thanks for all the info folks - great to see intelligent comment !
  4. J/111 Goes Sailing...

    excellent video as always, Blur. Great job. Does your helm massively load up when you are on the cusp of applying the power? Jem
  5. J/111 Goes Sailing...

    Contact the manufacturer on the backstay pump, they have a fix. ditto
  6. J/111 Goes Sailing...

    Vice admirals cup OD at the weekend in the solent had 6 boats - photos courtesy of Fiona Brown, who took lots at the event. jeez 2.bmpjeez 1.bmp
  7. J/111 Goes Sailing...

    Mentalist solo sailor - well done !
  8. J/111 Goes Sailing...

    Do any of you folks sail the 111 against J-122's, and how do you generally match up? J
  9. J/111 Goes Sailing...

    thanks for the videos Blur- see you on the race course shortly. Jem - Jeez-Louise
  10. Our Beloved mainsheetgirl

    I've been chasing this thread as it escapes away from me with contributions. So many thoughts from so many friends... J
  11. just have a J-111 to play on - previously a 105 and 109 over the last 10 years. Sailing out of Hamble - Solent area of UK.

  12. newbie bowman tips

    Move to the back of the boat as fast as you can, more money to be made watching the hard workers.... As for going out on the pole, you shouldnt have to.... Be organised! indeed. given that this was 2006, there should be fresh meat up the pointy end by now... J
  13. newbie bowman tips

    And, goes commando. bowman material... wanna jetpack? J
  14. newbie bowman tips

    Been following that thread too, Misthos. Sometimes there is yelling from the back of the boat. It sometimes consists of "What's going on up there?", or some such nonsense while you are up to your chest in water on the leeward side trying to unfuck something. If you feel you have to respond, here are a couple that are kinda fun: Sarcastically -- "Gee whiz, I'm not really sure, why don't you guys come on up and take a look". or "I'm fucking this chicken, you guys just sit back and watch the feathers fly." RD Since I am an apprentice bowman and just completed this whole thread, I found this advice invaluable. I can't wait to wear my harness while fucking the owners daughter, wife, sister and secretary. Sounds like you guys and few gals are crazy mofo's. Should be a good summer! how was your summer L8R?