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In the Jailhouse Now

Time to check out....voluntarily

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I had to create this new log in to post this.

 

Not that anyone gives a shit but...........
I would like to apologize to the SA Forum users for having to read my vitriolic ranting toward Scot. I have nothing against Community.
I have become upset and angry. I may not have noticed it in the past, but I imagine it has been bubbling up for sometime.
I try to be normal but things are not normal, as much as I'd like to be. I'd like to say over the last 15 years, sailing has been very good to me but it has not.
Sailing is just too damn expensive and there are too many, way too many obstacles.
I am going to keep my computer off as much as possible and try find other avenues to help get my head straight.
This may take some time.

 

User Formerly known as "Dawg" or "Dawg Gonit"

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Good luck Dave. Know you have friends here if you need anything.

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Thanks for the last line. I was going to day fuck off and show us yer tits just before that.

 

Good luck your a good dude. I enjoyed following your mini sailing. You deserve some good luck coming your way and I hope you get it.

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Canceled order at layline and will not order from any other advertisers on this site until they make it right for Dave

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Canceled order at layline and will not order from any other advertisers on this site until they make it right for Dave

Sounds like Dave is getting his head straight. Since Clean isn't able to crawl inside his head and rearrange the deck chairs, how do you expect them to "make it right for Dave?"

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Canceled order at layline and will not order from any other advertisers on this site until they make it right for Dave

Sounds like Dave is getting his head straight. Since Clean isn't able to crawl inside his head and rearrange the deck chairs, how do you expect them to "make it right for Dave?"

 

I believe promises were made. You need to speak with them about that.

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I canceled my order for the 85m Gunboat

 

now working on a bid from Hot Rod :lol:

 

 

Dave you have quite a network of friends throughout this Litter Box ;)

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I don't know anything about any of the players behind SA. And I don't know anything about what might (or might not) have gone on between them.

 

But anytime someone who makes contributions to the sailing community and leaves that community, we are all a little poorer for it.

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I had to create this new log in to post this.

Oh

Oh

Someone upset the big cunt in the sky. Sorry about your ban.

 

 

Not that anyone gives a shit but...........

I would like to apologize to the SA Forum users for having to read my vitriolic ranting toward Scot. I have nothing against Community.

I have become upset and angry. I may not have noticed it in the past, but I imagine it has been bubbling up for sometime.m

I try to be normal but things are not normal, as much as I'd like to be. I'd like to say over the last 15 years, sailing has been very good to me but it has not.

Sailing is just too damn expensive and there are too many, way too many obstacles.

I am going to keep my computer off as much as possible and try find other avenues to help get my head straight.

This may take some time.

 

User Formerly known as "Dawg" or "Dawg Gonit"

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Canceled order at layline and will not order from any other advertisers on this site until they make it right for Dave

I didn't really need anything. But I ordered a bunch of stuff from everyone, then canceled it.

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Dawg, nuttin but respect from here.

 

If you need time & distance, take it. Many of us will be glad to welcome you back when you're ready.

 

Remember, the purpose of holding a grudge is so you don't get burned twice in the same spot. So it's a useful survival skill, but don't let it kill the joy in life.

 

Sincerely

Doug

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Canceled order at layline and will not order from any other advertisers on this site until they make it right for Dave

I didn't really need anything. But I ordered a bunch of stuff from everyone, then canceled it.

 

 

Somehow I believe this to be true.

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Canceled order at layline and will not order from any other advertisers on this site until they make it right for Dave

I didn't really need anything. But I ordered a bunch of stuff from everyone, then canceled it.

 

That's a silly thing to do

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Good luck, Dawg. Hope to see you back one day. You're always welcome to sail on the right coast, if you're here.

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good luck dawg...

 

this site has hit a few speed bumps lately, and losing your technical skills is certainly just one...

 

and, if you got screwed, you have a right to be pissed...and to warn others to be wary of whatever happened...

 

just don't let the anger own you...

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Cheers, Dave. Thank you for all that you have done to make this place and our sport what they are.

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Cheers Dawg, if you still have keys to the front page? It'd make a good article before you leave.

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Dave,

Take the time out. If you are ever in the Gold Country up north, look me up and I'll buy.

 

Rick

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WOW you got un-linked

 

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    Dawg Gonit

    Joined on Aug 10 2003 12:21 PM
    Members · 7,543 posts

    136,278,014 warning points

 

 

 

 

You got more warning points than I do :o

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If they ever reinstate the Robie Pierce and you're on the East Coast and need an AB, I'm available, and trained.

 

Be well,

 

MikeR

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I had to create this new log in to post this.

 

Not that anyone gives a shit but...........

I would like to apologize to the SA Forum users for having to read my vitriolic ranting toward Scot. I have nothing against Community.

I have become upset and angry. I may not have noticed it in the past, but I imagine it has been bubbling up for sometime.

I try to be normal but things are not normal, as much as I'd like to be. I'd like to say over the last 15 years, sailing has been very good to me but it has not.

Sailing is just too damn expensive and there are too many, way too many obstacles.

I am going to keep my computer off as much as possible and try find other avenues to help get my head straight.

This may take some time.

 

User Formerly known as "Dawg" or "Dawg Gonit"

 

 

Think he needs a dozen valium and he will be better in the morning.

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Dawg, good luck to you. Nothing would make me happier than for you to come back and say that things had gotten much better for you

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I've been hangin around here for close to 10 years....used to be a lot of laughs.

 

Might be time for me to grow up.

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Take care, Dave. I'm still working on a couple of projects you may like. Have some fun, man!

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Dave, take care my friend. Sometimes you gotta step away to find your passion for it again.

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If they ever reinstate the Robie Pierce and you're on the East Coast and need an AB, I'm available, and trained.

 

Be well,

 

MikeR

The Robbie Pierce is kaput?

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Canceled order at layline and will not order from any other advertisers on this site until they make it right for Dave

I didn't really need anything. But I ordered a bunch of stuff from everyone, then canceled it.

 

That's a silly thing to do

then I re-ordered, and told them my name was mr. clean.

then I ordered 50 pizzas under the name 'Scott' o be delivered to Scuttlebutt Corporate headquarters

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Dawg, nuttin but respect from here.

 

If you need time & distance, take it. Many of us will be glad to welcome you back when you're ready.

 

Remember, the purpose of holding a grudge is so you don't get burned twice in the same spot. So it's a useful survival skill, but don't let it kill the joy in life.

 

Sincerely

Doug

This.

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Canceled order at layline and will not order from any other advertisers on this site until they make it right for Dave

I didn't really need anything. But I ordered a bunch of stuff from everyone, then canceled it.

 

That's a silly thing to do

then I re-ordered, and told them my name was mr. clean.

then I ordered 50 pizzas under the name 'Scott' o be delivered to Scuttlebutt Corporate headquarters

 

 

isn't that what eventually happens to all pizza's anyway :o:lol::lol::lol::rolleyes:

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Dawg.

 

I've always enjoyed your posts. But if you are pissed off you'll need a break........

 

Come back soon ya hear.

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Good luck Dawg, you've done socmuch for this place.

 

Best of luck in all your sailing

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If they ever reinstate the Robie Pierce and you're on the East Coast and need an AB, I'm available, and trained.

 

Be well,

 

MikeR

The Robbie Pierce is kaput?

Haven't heard much about it lately. If you know differently, let me know. Always enjoyed working it.

 

Cheers,

 

MikeR

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All the best Dawg. You've been a real foundation for this place, 2 blokes might not understand that, but heaps more do. Maybe time to hit the desert and bang around in the blokart if you still have it??

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Dawg,

 

your post been eating away at me...

 

life can be rough...but when you put in the time as you did to make something successful, you have a right to be angry when it blows up...

 

i can only imagine what happened, but after the crap i've see pulled around here, almost nothing would surprise me...

 

fill us in if it makes you feel better....sometimes the ugly stories are the most valuable.

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It's only effective if you tell them why you canceled and repeated the website's name a few times saying how you and the group you lead (all 6k-10k or so) won't take it anymore.

 

 

 

 

Canceled order at layline and will not order from any other advertisers on this site until they make it right for Dave


I didn't really need anything. But I ordered a bunch of stuff from everyone, then canceled it.


That's a silly thing to do

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Mike it was just at AYC and LYC about three weeks ago.

 

 

 

 

If they ever reinstate the Robie Pierce and you're on the East Coast and need an AB, I'm available, and trained.

 

Be well,

 

MikeR

The Robbie Pierce is kaput?

Haven't heard much about it lately. If you know differently, let me know. Always enjoyed working it.

 

Cheers,

 

MikeR

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Dawg.............get a lawyer...........its the only thing they respect......and fear........ DM will finance it............

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Damn shame. We'll miss ya dude. Get your head straight and come back - we all lose our perspective on things from time to time. And remember, what goes around, comes around eventually.

 

dash

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Damn shame. We'll miss ya dude. Get your head straight and come back - we all lose our perspective on things from time to time. And remember, what goes around, comes around eventually.

 

dash

 

 

I used to believe that, but not so much now after Wall Street wrecked the economy and gave themselves bonuses for doing so, Great bit about it on the Daily Show Monday night.....

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then I re-ordered, and told them my name was mr. clean.

then I ordered 50 pizzas under the name 'Scott' o be delivered to Scuttlebutt ************ Corporate headquarters Board Room. Told them to deliver to Jaba!

:lol:

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I had to create this new log in to post this.

 

Not that anyone gives a shit but...........

I would like to apologize to the SA Forum users for having to read my vitriolic ranting toward Scot. I have nothing against Community.

I have become upset and angry. I may not have noticed it in the past, but I imagine it has been bubbling up for sometime.

I try to be normal but things are not normal, as much as I'd like to be. I'd like to say over the last 15 years, sailing has been very good to me but it has not.

Sailing is just too damn expensive and there are too many, way too many obstacles.

I am going to keep my computer off as much as possible and try find other avenues to help get my head straight.

This may take some time.

 

User Formerly known as "Dawg" or "Dawg Gonit"

 

davey - i appreciate that you have expressed yourself this way. i know all about trying to get one's head straight. no luck here...yet! consider this place your friend, and consider me even more so.

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Dawg, you will be missed. The community is (obviously) here to help you if you need it.

 

Have a rest, take a step back, whatever you want to do. I hope to see you back here posting eventually (assuming SA lasts that long).

 

Until next time,

Reht

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Thanks Dawg. Do what you need to do to rejuvenate yourself. Peace.

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Jeez Dawg. I'm really sorry to see you go. You're one of the good guys.

 

Hang in there dude. You'll come through.

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I picture Dave turning his computer off one last time, giving the screen a farewell pat, stretching, and rolling to the door of his slightly darkened room. He opens the door and, darn it, the sun is shining outside in the real world.

 

After a few days of no computer, no SA , no sailing politics and maybe some CA sunshine, he runs into Scot and says "Maybe I'll take that drink now!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

A day later Scot starts a thread which begins:

 

"I would like to apologize to the SA users for having to read my vitriolic FP ranting. I have nothing against Community or Fresno YC really.

I have become upset and angry. I may not have noticed it in the past, but I imagine it has been bubbling up for sometime.

I try to be normal but things are not normal, as much as I'd like to be. I'd like to say over the last 5 years, Sailing Anarchy has been very good to me but since ********** appeared on the scene it has not.

SA is just too damn expensive and there are too many, way too many obstacles.

I am going to keep my computer off as much as possible and try find other avenues to help get my head straight.

This may take some time. But I'm going to start by hanging out with my old friend Dawg, remembering the good days.

 

User, formerly known as Editor "

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I picture Dave turning his computer off one last time, giving the screen a farewell pat, stretching, and rolling to the door of his slightly darkened room. He opens the door and, darn it, the sun is shining outside in the real world.

 

After a few days of no computer, no SA , no sailing politics and maybe some CA sunshine, he runs into Scot and says "Maybe I'll take that drink now!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

A day later Scot starts a thread which begins:

 

"I would like to apologize to the SA users for having to read my vitriolic FP ranting. I have nothing against Community or Fresno YC really.

I have become upset and angry. I may not have noticed it in the past, but I imagine it has been bubbling up for sometime.

I try to be normal but things are not normal, as much as I'd like to be. I'd like to say over the last 5 years, Sailing Anarchy has been very good to me but since ********** appeared on the scene it has not.

SA is just too damn expensive and there are too many, way too many obstacles.

I am going to keep my computer off as much as possible and try find other avenues to help get my head straight.

This may take some time. But I'm going to start by hanging out with my old friend Dawg, remembering the good days.

 

User, formerly known as Editor "

 

^^^This.

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A friend told me to check things out and I gotta ask

 

WTF is going on? I've been working hard with new owners of the BoatYard I work at doing double duty as Office and IT. Yea somethings do not change.

 

Looks like everyone here has a shovel full of dirt at a Funeral.

 

What does SA mean to you.

Who are you Really

BLA BLA BLA

 

If the Community, (not the SA Community), I mean the Community, needs or wants a place, Let me know.

 

if you want a free place (free of adverts) it costs. you want adverts, There will be Rules.

 

Just let me know.

You know my email.

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Dave, let me know when you gotta a day to play----and I'll cruise on up there and treat you to a day at the range. Kinda like aromatherapy for men----but with gun powder instead of sandalwood.....:lol:

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Canceled order at layline and will not order from any other advertisers on this site until they make it right for Dave

I didn't really need anything. But I ordered a bunch of stuff from everyone, then canceled it.

I slept at a Holiday Inn Express............

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A friend told me to check things out and I gotta ask

 

WTF is going on? I've been working hard with new owners of the BoatYard I work at doing double duty as Office and IT. Yea somethings do not change.

 

Looks like everyone here has a shovel full of dirt at a Funeral.

 

What does SA mean to you.

Who are you Really

BLA BLA BLA

 

If the Community, (not the SA Community), I mean the Community, needs or wants a place, Let me know.

 

if you want a free place (free of adverts) it costs. you want adverts, There will be Rules.

 

Just let me know.

You know my email.

 

There is a demand and I think that with the respect and skill's that you already have you could have a site going in no time.

 

Be quick, another site started a couple of days ago and another one has been going for a while, That's just what I know about, Lot's of folk have left that I haven't seen the same handles pop up anywhere else so I suspect there are more. But then I have not been actively searching.

 

Still haven't worked out why we are seeing so many new posters, Lot's of them after a dozen or so posts seem to know a lot of the history of the place, Why the inrush of sock's?

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This thread sounds like the final Seinfeld or MASH episode.

 

Will miss you Dave. Thanks for all your efforts and patience. You did much to elevate this place from it's Wild West scribblings on a chalkboard days to the more organized, usable and no doubt profitable playpen it's become.

 

Fair winds. Be happy.

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A friend told me to check things out and I gotta ask

 

WTF is going on? I've been working hard with new owners of the BoatYard I work at doing double duty as Office and IT. Yea somethings do not change.

 

Looks like everyone here has a shovel full of dirt at a Funeral.

 

What does SA mean to you.

Who are you Really

BLA BLA BLA

 

If the Community, (not the SA Community), I mean the Community, needs or wants a place, Let me know.

 

if you want a free place (free of adverts) it costs. you want adverts, There will be Rules.

 

Just let me know.

You know my email.

Sailing Dawg has a snappy name Dave.

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Wishing you the best, Dave. Rolling away from something that is causing you pain is a smart move, and hopefully the journey helps clear the head and brings peace. Good luck.

 

Michael Hennessy

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