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I assumed every big sailing event did things this way. Guess we're just a lucky bunch of rednecks, eh?

 

.....SlowEd...paging SlowEd.....

 

Chin up ;) ha ha

 

Only a couple of us know that you're from/have raced religiously out of the

Port Huron area for most of your sailing life, and race quite competitively on

a boat from up that way to this day (around the country)...and that you mean rednecks no harm :):P

 

The dialog has actually livened up this thread with newcomers, though, so goodonya!

 

...What I'm wondering is: if you retracted your thoughts on rednecks, would you consider retracting

your negative bias toward Michael Jackson?

 

...Hmm...ok, then...how 'bout Obama?

 

...Well....one out three ain't bad :):lol:

 

Now, get up to see Rose safe and sound!

 

Bella out ~

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Clean,

 

I have a major bone to pick with you! Unfortunately circumstances prevented us from getting the chicken boat to the BYC Mac this year and I'm stuck at home this weekend. I was able to free up the time to crew on QuickSilver in the ChiMac and that was serious fun and very reqwarding to be able to deliver a 4th place of 19 for our skipper, but now being at home and "seeing" the race on my computer is putting me in a big time funk.

 

Keep up the great work. Very nice interview with the PHYC Commodore. Some of your best work yet.

 

Go the Wave!. Go the Pair! And go Atomic Dog and Time Machine!

 

BC

 

 

gotta throw one out there for Say Uncle..........

 

Dooooh, dope slap time. Hell, yes, Go the Uncle! Sorry I forgot you guys, Kevin and Matt.

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If the wind doesn't shift enough to let EV crack sheets, Windquest will take first to finish in less than three hours.

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I assumed every big sailing event did things this way. Guess we're just a lucky bunch of rednecks, eh?

 

.....SlowEd...paging SlowEd.....

 

Chin up ;) ha ha

 

Only a couple of us know that you're from/have raced religiously out of the

Port Huron area for most of your sailing life, and race quite competitively on

a boat from up that way to this day (around the country)...and that you mean rednecks no harm :):P

 

The dialog has actually livened up this thread with newcomers, though, so goodonya!

 

...What I'm wondering is: if you retracted your thoughts on rednecks, would you consider retracting

your negative bias toward Michael Jackson?

 

...Hmm...ok, then...how 'bout Obama?

 

...Well....one out three ain't bad :):lol:

 

Now, get up to see Rose safe and sound!

 

Bella out ~

 

 

 

LH, I'm sorry, I didn't think redneck was a bad word. I'm sorry, I'm sorry, I'm friggin sorry. I'll never call white guys with hats on backwards wearing wife beaters rednecks again.

 

Glad you all had fun.

 

Ed.

 

Can we just drop this? Please?

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I'll see if I can find my SA wife beater for you Ed - if so, I'll bring it up with me and you can model if for all the PH guys.

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I assumed every big sailing event did things this way. Guess we're just a lucky bunch of rednecks, eh?

 

.....SlowEd...paging SlowEd.....

 

Chin up ;) ha ha

 

Only a couple of us know that you're from/have raced religiously out of the

Port Huron area for most of your sailing life, and race quite competitively on

a boat from up that way to this day (around the country)...and that you mean rednecks no harm :):P

 

The dialog has actually livened up this thread with newcomers, though, so goodonya!

 

...What I'm wondering is: if you retracted your thoughts on rednecks, would you consider retracting

your negative bias toward Michael Jackson?

 

...Hmm...ok, then...how 'bout Obama?

 

...Well....one out three ain't bad :):lol:

 

Now, get up to see Rose safe and sound!

 

Bella out ~

 

 

 

Hi Ames,

I'll work on your request but Michael is/was a pedophile and I have no polite word for our Pres. If I come up with something I'll let you know.

 

Back to the race, SailorRose is going 4.5 and has over a 100 miles to go. I don't think I have to leave till noon tomorrow.

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I'll see if I can find my SA wife beater for you Ed - if so, I'll bring it up with me and you can model if for all the PH guys.

 

I hope we can drop this over a stiff rum drink, your friggin redneck!!

 

Your = you. Dam shpelling

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I just consider the source, Ed........

 

My little story was not to argue the origin of Michigan rednecks, but rather to explain the background of Boat Week in PH. I hadn't realized that all the hoopla here is special ... that's great to hear. The leading force (of course after the BYC and PHYC efforts) has been the local Times Herald coverage to promote the race and all the associated events in town. Christ, the Ann Arbor News is the latest to shut down... I wonder if we will even have a newspaper this time next year. There will be a huge news gap to fill, and it will happen online, and it will happen in places like SA with Clean's OTW reports. Thanks very much for this year's efforts, and I'll look forward to it getting bigger and better next year.

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I'll do some On The Pavement reports for you next year, too. It's funny enough to see all the guys clogging the grocery checkouts loading up on last-minute ice, beer, and food they don't know how to buy ... :lol:

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Looks like Windquest is going to take it, and Nice Pair looking like a double Multi winner this year! Go get 'em...

 

I have to take Mer to the airport in less than four hours. Good night and please post anything interesting you hear! Well done Pinney and Janney and all the WQ boys.

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Hey Deepsea - you got any mids aboard Defiance?

 

Yes, but only a few, classes starting and indoc for the new freshman keeping us busy at KP.....

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Hey Deepsea - you got any mids aboard Defiance?

 

Yes, but only a few, classes starting and indoc for the new freshman keeping us busy at KP.....

Figured as much, thanks for the info. Congrats to the finishers so far: http://www.byc.com/mack/results.cfm

 

 

From Nice Pair an hour ago:

 

"20 NM to go, about 20-25 knots of breeze, a completely true beat...

 

Big seas, no fun pounding into it."

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Up and Over....

 

If still have a dog in this hunt, and you have come here to figure out the best way to the barn then the answer is pretty simple:

 

UP AND OVER. The West winds that cover the northern part of the course will continue on the right (north) side of the course today but the southerns side (Toward Cheboygan) fades quickly this morning. Pressure continues through this afternoon and tonight on the Canadian side with best pressure right up against the shore. (Check you charts!)

 

Have fun stay warm. It is 66'F on the island right now with West winds at 6mph...

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Oh man sure am glad I had to sit both races out this year.

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So Geff finished and just gave me a shout as Bruce Babcock from Adagio was walking by. Looks like they got the Gougeon tri by more than 40 minutes, with the rest of the multi fleet out of the picture. Bruce said that the downwind run was great, they got ahead of one of the big cells coming through and sat on 15 knots for more than an hour, which let them separate from their fleet. Then another 3 hours with a more reachy angle that let them carry the real weapon of the screecher, jib, and full main with 12+ knots of boat speed. But basically a nearly true downwind leg followed by some reaching followed by a left turn and true beat since then. Pair hugged the north side of the strait for relief from big, square waves with 40+ miles of fetch.

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Goblin finished, 3rd for now.

 

 

Great news!!! Go the Goblination!

 

BTW, what will The Other Mongo's future offspring be called? MongoLites?? MiniMongos? Other Mini Mongos?

 

Goblinationmongolites?? ;)

 

Congrats to B and J on their news- awesome stuff. It's a great day to be a Rambler!

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So Geff finished and just gave me a shout as Bruce Babcock from Adagio was walking by. Looks like they got the Gougeon tri by more than 40 minutes, with the rest of the multi fleet out of the picture. Bruce said that the downwind run was great, they got ahead of one of the big cells coming through and sat on 15 knots for more than an hour, which let them separate from their fleet. Then another 3 hours with a more reachy angle that let them carry the real weapon of the screecher, jib, and full main with 12+ knots of boat speed. But basically a nearly true downwind leg followed by some reaching followed by a left turn and true beat since then. Pair hugged the north side of the strait for relief from big, square waves with 40+ miles of fetch.

 

back to back macs? fucking sweet job NICE PAIR!!!!!

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1st time entry 'Patriot' in the Ben36.7 class is looking pretty good at this point ...

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Holy fuck, we are back on land and the mother of all thunderstorms is on our ass and headed for the fleet! Check radar, I was just getting cotton candy at the carny fair on our way home, and the bolt of lightning that struck the ferris wheel came close enough to travel through the cotton candy cart and up my arm as well as the carny serving me. What a rush! And poor bastards out there...

We were in a big tent on the beach just up the US shore when that rolled through. Glad that didn't come through during the start. Would have made an exciting ride back to the beach.

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Busy much?

...is it just me, or is this a rare Mac?

 

...can't remember seeing, or racing in, this type of massive swarm so

near the finish (for either the Chi-Mac, or BYC-Mac)...

 

It's been close for all classes at the start, or the second morning...but not this stacked

with 'all' classes being so close 'this' close to the end.

 

I know looks can be deceiving and they're probably further apart than it looks...

but scoring at the finish might be an interesting challenge this year -- as may be protests?

 

Looks interesting -- any thoughts from lurkers?

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Clean:

 

Sorry to being MIA all weekend, had to go to a funeral up in SB for Katie's uncle. If he hadn't been a big sailor I would have stayed in SD; but it was good to see a bunch of her family.

 

Anyway, growing up sailing in northern Lake Michigan was pretty much centered around three weekends, the Mac races and the Harbor Springs regatta. Sounds like this year the Macs were a little off pace, but they were Mac races none the less and I'm sure those participating will have some stories to tell for years to come!

 

I know when we first talked about doing OTWA for the SuperMac you had no intentions to also cover the PH-Mac; but thanks for the Bayview OTWA on the run. I think you did a good job getting the essence of Boat Night (it seems that eveneing has'nt changed in since the first time I experienced it back in the 70's). Then there is the anxiety of getting out of the Black River, under the Blue Water Bridge and out to the start area, nothing like a little current. I was glad to hear that the Cove Isalnd course is back in play, besides the added distance I think it breaks the race into two distinct sections (nothing like a night around the Ducks).

 

Since Clean did more than we agreed I think it only fair for PLO to do the same; so we are extending our 20% Discount to all you Anarchists following this show. If you enter the Couppon Code "Cove Island" in it's good for 20% off on anything at Point Loma Outfitting.

 

For those of you hanging out Up Nprth through next weekend have fun at Leg's Inn up in Cross Village Sunday watching the Wild Woodies.

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Goblin finished, 3rd for now.

 

 

Great news!!! Go the Goblination!

 

BTW, what will The Other Mongo's future offspring be called? MongoLites?? MiniMongos? Other Mini Mongos?

 

Goblinationmongolites?? ;)

 

Congrats to B and J on their news- awesome stuff. It's a great day to be a Rambler!

 

Only a 5 boat section tho! :o

 

The drinks will still flow tho. Damnit I wish I was up there!

 

BTW, Where is Rod?

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1st time entry 'Patriot' in the Ben36.7 class is looking pretty good at this point ...

 

Chuck what are you looking at I see Weathers Edge out in front. My guys from SATURN are all on board for this trip.

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1st time entry 'Patriot' in the Ben36.7 class is looking pretty good at this point ...

 

Chuck what are you looking at I see Weathers Edge out in front. My guys from SATURN are all on board for this trip.

 

Weather Edge III is looking good too. Right now Patriot is stuck with a 1208EDT update time, while everyone else ('cept Zao) has post 1300 update times. Probably a good thing they don't realize they're going head to head w/ Saturn crew. :)

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Looks like Nitemare has a good shot at the ORR overall. Great News, hope Tom is monitoring the race at the Hospice. Here is hoping that he hangs in there long enough to receive the trophy.

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Passing through saginaw on the way north, about as perfect a day as you could find. Almost 80 degrees with a ten knot westerly, clouds painted on the sky, the dog in the back, howard on serious, and less than two hours til 4:20

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The google maps based boat mapper is a big improvement on the default viewer, but it still has bugs. If you find it's getting squirrely on you (happens after adding and removing a few divisions) just reload the page then hit the boat mapper button again to bring it back.

 

Patriot has updated, they're in the lead still. What on earth is Carrera doing?

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Alan, congrats on digging up a boat load of redneck. Not that every state doesn't have it but it's not what Michigan needs to show perspective business.

 

You know, you were doing so well until you decided to get bitchy over a great bunch of guys that we had fun with. Didn't figure you for an elitist, Ed. Worse yet, it's the people who pretend that Michigan is something it isn't that are responsible for the state being in the crap it is. Christ knows that when I was developing 1000 unit subdivisions in Washtenaw County, the motivation came from the folks trying to characterize Michigan as the next big boom, the up-and-coming economy, to Centex, Toll Brothers, and Florida and West Coast investors. Most of the Midwest is pretty redneck - you think that your little part of the coast is somehow exempt? I raced in PH for almost two full years, and I'll tell you what: Those guys that took us out; the poor bastards with lots of hardware; like Rum, Blew By You, etc; they ARE Port Huron, and they ARE Michigan. You are not.

 

Hey, I have an idea: Pure Michigan can get rid of all the rednecks for the PH-Mac race just for the tourism campaign. Oh wait; get rid of the rednecks and there's no boat night. Get rid of the rednecks and there's no Port Huron. Get rid of the rednecks and there's no midwest.

 

edit: That 'boatload of redneck' includes one tradesman who just started racing this year aboard the T35 Griffin. You have no idea how excited he was to watch the racing, and the whole crew told me "We've never been able to get this close before and see what really happens; we get chased off by the race officials." Personally, I'd rather hang out with rednecks than proper yachties most days, and if we can get guys like THIS interested - something PHYC is great at - than all of a sudden, racing has a ginormous new pool of people to draw from.

 

 

hey alan another thank you for sticking up for us on that boat load of "rednecks" comment..

it was great times never were that close ever to a start of the mac.. then we chased down EARTH VOYAGER and got a close up view of NICE PAIR. Awesome job really do hope you look us up again next year..

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The google maps based boat mapper is a big improvement on the default viewer, but it still has bugs. If you find it's getting squirrely on you (happens after adding and removing a few divisions) just reload the page then hit the boat mapper button again to bring it back.

 

Patriot has updated, they're in the lead still. What on earth is Carrera doing?

 

I don't know but it looks slow.

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Looks like Nitemare has a good shot at the ORR overall. Great News, hope Tom is monitoring the race at the Hospice. Here is hoping that he hangs in there long enough to receive the trophy.

 

WOW man he has been in inspiration. Go NITEMARE for OVERALL!!!!!

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Has anyone been following the battle in IRC E? Close race with positions changing at every sched update. GO SEA FEVER making a big move today from 5 to currently first, WOW keep charging guys!

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Great job Bruce and NICE PAIR...

 

OK OK what do you need?

 

As the builder I am feeling very good about all this winning.

 

If you keep this up your "pals" are going to buy NICE PAIR and hide it.

 

Michael Bell

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Clean:

 

I put together a nice long reply about how hard you worked, what a value you give your sponsors and so on. I thought I posted that this morning, but it appears I screwed it up. Now I'm in a pissy mood so I do not have the motivation to blow sunshine up your ass.

 

But I do feel guilty, the Mac races were a big part of my sailing back in the days (way back), and you did try your best so we will extend our little Mac Race deal. If you want to get 20% off antthing on the Point Loma Outfitting website, ente "Cove Island" in the Coupon code.

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Videos and pics are loading now...and I am hung over. Christ why is it that every time I go to Port Huron, I leave sloshed to the gills?

Looks like Windquest and Earth Voyager are sitting on top of each other on the Canadian shore, with the 70s and rest of the fast multihulls in the middle of the lake slightly to the right. Windquest wasn't even interested in the start. She wanted Canada and she got it. Earth Voyager apparently nearly ran over a cruising boat on her way back out to the east.

 

Tip: On the crappy iBoattracker, if you click on "Boat mapper" you get a much better tracking tool than the standard view. Still shit, but better shit, and thank christ Pure Michigan stepped up so that there is some tracking, if not a great interface.

 

More to come.

 

Cause there is nothing else to do in Port Huron, but drink.

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Clean:

 

Sorry to being MIA all weekend, had to go to a funeral up in SB for Katie's uncle. If he hadn't been a big sailor I would have stayed in SD; but it was good to see a bunch of her family.

 

Anyway, growing up sailing in northern Lake Michigan was pretty much centered around three weekends, the Mac races and the Harbor Springs regatta. Sounds like this year the Macs were a little off pace, but they were Mac races none the less and I'm sure those participating will have some stories to tell for years to come!

 

I know when we first talked about doing OTWA for the SuperMac you had no intentions to also cover the PH-Mac; but thanks for the Bayview OTWA on the run. I think you did a good job getting the essence of Boat Night (it seems that eveneing has'nt changed in since the first time I experienced it back in the 70's). Then there is the anxiety of getting out of the Black River, under the Blue Water Bridge and out to the start area, nothing like a little current. I was glad to hear that the Cove Isalnd course is back in play, besides the added distance I think it breaks the race into two distinct sections (nothing like a night around the Ducks).

 

Since Clean did more than we agreed I think it only fair for PLO to do the same; so we are extending our 20% Discount to all you Anarchists following this show. If you enter the Couppon Code "Cove Island" in it's good for 20% off on anything at Point Loma Outfitting.

 

For those of you hanging out Up Nprth through next weekend have fun at Leg's Inn up in Cross Village Sunday watching the Wild Woodies.

...this your previous post, THC?

 

Thank you very much :)

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...here's the url for tracking, for anyone just coming on board:

http://www.michigan.org/gps/

 

 

Super fun checking out the "finish line" view on the left,

and checking out how the remainder of the boats - by section -

are getting their butts down from the upper peninsula side

(the west breeze looks great)...

 

Some good duels still happening :)

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fuck this is frustrating. at least were in front of the sov.

...go the Heatwave! :) (IRC C)

 

Heatwave description on official race site:

 

This fine yacht is the nautical equivalent of a NASA landing craft built by Monster Garage

with Salvation Army parts. Much like a TP52 created with spare change from

Aunt Cheryl's couch cushions, she defies adequate description.

Powered by Ruhland Sailmakers, Tyvek®, and Bob's Pre-owned Tents. We Recycle!

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...can we make predictions on what will

happen in some of these finish situations?

 

For example, in the NA40 section -- since all

competitors have yet to finish:

 

To me, the "finish line" visual for this group clearly

demonstrates what the racers are examining in the final stretch...

i.e., can some of the boats come up in time from below the layline - which

so many of the boats have had to deal with (to me,

that doesn't seem possible, but not sure), and which of

the two dueling boats near to the upper peninsula -- if they finish ahead

of those way below the layline -- is going to take the wind best and lead...

they've been neck and neck for a while, with one of them tacking away

recently...

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...So, it looks like the wind has totally shut down, with a majority of boats

super close to the island...

 

Some of the boats closer to the upper peninsula were seeing 10 knots

of breeze for a good period of time, just this afternoon...now...not so much ~

 

Here is a class round-up according to the BYC site of those

who are trying to finish (these boats are not in yet;

I chose the classes with the biggest gaps of boats still

on the water still...if the class isn't listed, it's either

all in, or there are just a couple left racing right now):

 

"Not In Yet" --

 

* All the 36.7's

* The CC 35's

* 3 J-120s

* All of the NA-40s

* The ORR C class

* Most of IRC B

* All of IRC C

* Most of the J-35s

* Most of IRC F

* Half of Cruising Class B

* Most of Cruising Class C

* All of Cruising Class D

 

Hang in there, everyone! :)

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I'm sitting on the deck of the Pony watching some of them come in. A well deserved drink for these poor bastards! (well, since I had my five vodkas already...)

 

Had dinner with Natalie J - so stoked to get the trifecta (first in class, Chi-mac and PH-mac and first overall, supermac) on Phil's birthday! Happy one, doc. And to you too sharon - I know you're checking this out.

 

Lots of boats drifting around within view...it's a beautiful, windless night.

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Heat Wave after racking up lots of miles has finished Tuesday 02:12:16

 

 

Welcome to Mackinaw Island!

 

Thanks dude, you didn't get us by much! A few new sails and miles on the boat and you better be checking your rearview mirror.

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Anyone who feels like busting me out of st ignace jail, it would be much appreciated. Fuck.

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Anyone who feels like busting me out of st ignace jail, it would be much appreciated. Fuck.

 

Serious? They didn't bust you at 4:21 did they??

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Anyone who feels like busting me out of st ignace jail, it would be much appreciated. Fuck.

 

 

must have been one hell of a night!!!!!

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Anyone who feels like busting me out of st ignace jail, it would be much appreciated. Fuck.

 

Clean's allowed one phone call and he uses it to uplink to SA?

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Anyone who feels like busting me out of st ignace jail, it would be much appreciated. Fuck.

 

Clean's allowed one phone call and he uses it to uplink to SA?

 

Between SA or - dare I say - Twitter, how else can you reach 100's with one phone call? With the little i know of him, i can already surmise that if he goes MIA, jail would be the first place to look, so i'm sure he will be taken care of.... eventually. :ph34r:

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Who cares about him ~ what about the dog? I wonder if St Ignace shows mugshots online like the Key West arrest report?

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Clean IS in the Mackinac County Jail in St. Ignace. I'm stuck in the D and can't do shit. PM me if you want contact info w/ the court.

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dudes. THIS IS NOT A JOKE! i called the police station on Mackinaw they are holding him right now bond has not been set it will happen sometime between 1:30-4:30. anyone want to call his wife?

 

do not bombard the police station here is their # 609-643-7325

 

i'm on the wrong island or else i would bail him myself

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dudes. THIS IS NOT A JOKE! i called the police station on Mackinaw they are holding him right now bond has not been set it will happen sometime between 1:30-4:30. anyone want to call his wife?

 

do not bombard the police station here is their # 609-643-7325

 

i'm on the wrong island or else i would bail him myself

 

 

i just talked to Mer she is on it.

 

the burning question is what did he do to end up in the slammer. this could be a SA contest?

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dudes. THIS IS NOT A JOKE! i called the police station on Mackinaw they are holding him right now bond has not been set it will happen sometime between 1:30-4:30. anyone want to call his wife?

 

do not bombard the police station here is their # 609-643-7325

 

i'm on the wrong island or else i would bail him myself

 

 

i just talked to Mer she is on it.

 

the burning question is what did he do to end up in the slammer. this could be a SA contest?

...it's kind of tradition for folks to get nabbed in and around this event,

sometimes even twice during the regatta, as this is the biggest weekend

of the year for police up in those parts (i.e., the biggest money maker)...

 

Why don't we just leave it alone 'cept for those Anarchists who can tell funny

tales about their previous experiences at the same place (the numbers

are staggering, I've been told) -- or have Clean tell it

himself if he chooses ~

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that's my boy!

 

Shouldn't this merit front page news, Ed? Any of the Key West mug shots would do for a visual.

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Who cares about him ~ what about the dog? I wonder if St Ignace shows mugshots online like the Key West arrest report?

Dog is fine. I liberated him before the cops hauled clean and friends away. Interesting night last night.

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I believe one of the bayview legal types was notified. saw kuma outside the pony this morning, he looked fine.

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What are the odds?:

 

- Public intoxication

- Possession

- GSI

 

"Will that be Visa or Master Card?"

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that's my boy!

 

Shouldn't this merit front page news, Ed? Any of the Key West mug shots would do for a visual.

 

of course it will be!

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What are the odds?:

 

- Public intoxication

- Possession

- GSI

 

"Will that be Visa or Master Card?"

 

I'd have to go with GSI. He thought an Old Goat was a real one?

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Who cares about him ~ what about the dog? I wonder if St Ignace shows mugshots online like the Key West arrest report?

Dog is fine. I liberated him before the cops hauled clean and friends away. Interesting night last night.

 

 

Whew! Good news! Well, one thing to be said ~ it's times like these that you remember best and (LATER) laugh about most.......

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"Clean Locks Up On The Water Anarchy From Mackinaw"

 

Just when I thought Mr. Clean couldn't make OTWA any better he comes up with this!

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Who cares about him ~ what about the dog? I wonder if St Ignace shows mugshots online like the Key West arrest report?

 

 

Usually what makes those pics funny is the hair...but I still want to see it.

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that's my boy!

 

Shouldn't this merit front page news, Ed? Any of the Key West mug shots would do for a visual.

 

 

+1

 

OH THE HUMILIATION.

 

Sorry Clean, but you BETTER have a GREAT story for us all :blink:

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Finally, Clean writes something interesting.

 

Maybe he is here.....

 

92nd DISTRICT SOBRIETY COURT

 

92nd District Sobriety Court is a specialized court-supervised drug and alcohol treatment providing intensive substance abuse treatment and case management for non-violent criminal offenders. The 92nd Distrist Sobriety Court integrates alcohol and drug treatment services with justice system case processing in that the court, case managers, and treatment providers maintain on-goiong communication regarding each client's overall program performance.

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What are the odds?:

 

- Public intoxication

- Possession

- GSI

 

"Will that be Visa or Master Card?"

 

 

Public Intoxication 3 to 1

Possession 5 to 1

GSI 7 to 1

 

Public Urination 3 to 2

BUI 10 to 1

Armed Robbery 25 to 1

Grand Theft Auto 50 to 1

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Getting locked up ALWAYS sucks, and no matter what the eventual outcome is, it still costs time & money. As someone else said - it's not about the law anymore, it's about REVENUE!

 

PS - if y'all see a grouchy, old biker-lookin' dude standin' by the door in clubs around Portsmouth, NH - don't say anything to him when he gives you a dirty look. He *could* be an undercover liquor enforcement agent.

 

Live Free or Die my hairy skinny ass.....

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What are the odds?:

 

- Public intoxication

- Possession

- GSI

 

"Will that be Visa or Master Card?"

 

 

Public Intoxication 3 to 1

Possession 5 to 1

GSI 7 to 1

 

Public Urination 3 to 2

BUI 10 to 1

Armed Robbery 25 to 1

Grand Theft Auto 50 to 1

 

GTA on that island would be difficult, although this year I did see my first car ever on the island.

 

Just a guess, open alcohol on the street after several beverages consumed causing a response toward the folks questioning him, resulting in a less than enthusiastic response from the constables.

 

Something I noticed this year that was different was the constables walking people back to the boats. No cuffs, no outward hostility. I do know of a friend that swiped a bike and ended up in the same location as Clean after the constables figured out who it was.

 

Clean tells a good yarn, so I look forward to hearing it. Hope all turns out well.

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What are the odds?:

 

- Public intoxication

- Possession

- GSI

 

"Will that be Visa or Master Card?"

 

 

Public Intoxication 3 to 1

Possession 5 to 1

GSI 7 to 1

 

Public Urination 3 to 2

BUI 10 to 1

Armed Robbery 25 to 1

Grand Theft Auto 50 to 1

 

GTA on that island would be difficult, although this year I did see my first car ever on the island.

 

Just a guess, open alcohol on the street after several beverages consumed causing a response toward the folks questioning him, resulting in a less than enthusiastic response from the constables.

 

Something I noticed this year that was different was the constables walking people back to the boats. No cuffs, no outward hostility. I do know of a friend that swiped a bike and ended up in the same location as Clean after the constables figured out who it was.

 

Clean tells a good yarn, so I look forward to hearing it. Hope all turns out well.

 

 

 

duhh...I should of put GTA at 100,000 to 1

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Sailor profiling? Mac Racism?

 

If he was standing next to someone with the same haircut and they both bent over to pick something up at the same time, they could have gotten pinched for mooning.

 

 

Free Mr. Clean!

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GTA on that island would be difficult, although this year I did see my first car ever on the island.

 

When we first started visiting the fudge island back in the 70s the Police Department had a cruiser. I specifically remember it because one time we were there someone had let all the air out of the tires the night before and it was sitting up on blocks next to the poice station while the tires went back to the mainland on the ferry to get reinflated. I probably have a picture somewhere if I knew which pile to look in.

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