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  1. P_Wop

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    Leaving Dad alone with the kid seemed such a great idea.
  2. P_Wop

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    After Prince Philip was taken to his funeral in the back of his old Land Rover, Prince Andrew has asked to be buried in a 15 year old Escort.
  3. It was 100% original, 27k miles on the clock, and surprisingly only one minor oil leak. Thanks for the link. $50k+ now! Gaaaaahhh!
  4. One that I let get away. 1963 Roadster. My neighbor had three, and sold two when he moved from Palo Alto to Hawaii. He left this one behind as his "driver" when he was over from Kauaii. He hardly ever came, so he asked me to drive it around every couple of weeks to keep it all going. So much fun. Finally he decided to sell about 15 years ago, and asked me if I would like it for $10k. Like an idiot I said no. I regret that maniac decision every day.
  5. My late dad, a great surgeon and a good sailor, once said, "By the time a man's 50, he's either his own doctor or a fool." What he meant by this, I think, was that you should know what your body likes, and what it doesn't like. You should know how to avoid injury or infection, and correctly diagnose it when you have one. You should know how much sleep you need, and what sort. You should know your alcohol tolerance, and keep below it. You should know what foods are healthy for you, and what foods might be troublesome. And so on...
  6. Good! A long time ago, in a galaxy far away... Well it was Cowes, about 1975. I was invited to do the bow on Prospect of Whitby, Arthur Slater's S&S 44. Arthur had famously lost a leg when he overturned his Bentley in a Le Mans race in the 30s. This race we had a crew of amputees from BLESMA, the British Limbless Ex-Servicemen's Association. There were 12 of them, and with Arthur between them they mustered 15 legs and about as many wings. Olympic sailor Andy Cassell was in charge. He'd lost both legs to polio as a child, but was a top-class sailor and sailmaker. I wa
  7. P_Wop

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    I had a German girlfriend once. Very organized and methodical. She would rate my sexual performance on a scale of 1 to 10. On the last night I was there, I thought we should try anal sex. She kept shouting "Nein, nein, nein!" Best score I ever got.
  8. P_Wop

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    They have a mandatory humor bypass operation when they're about 4. And have you ever wondered why there's so little crime in Germany? It's against the law.
  9. P_Wop

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    Yes. The English tell Irish jokes. The Italians tell jokes about the Carabinieri. South Africans tell Boer jokes. Scots tell English jokes. The Dutch tell Belgian jokes. The French tell Belgian jokes. The Germans tell Belgian jokes.
  10. P_Wop

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    UK joke. What does an Essex girl say after sex? "Do you all play on the same team, then?"
  11. I was in that infamous incident at the Clipper Bar behind the shipyard in Porto Cervo in the 80s. Sardinia Cup, Maxi Series, don't remember. Very late at night, and an altercation began between a racer and a local, reason unknown. Very soon it was "all on for young and old," bottles and furniture everywhere. The Carabinieri turned up, with machine guns too. One idiot managed to hoof the lights off the top of a police car and very soon the big black bus turned up and about 20 boys spent the night in the pokey. Only an early morning appeal to HH the Aga Khan saved the day. He spru
  12. I still have a few no.6 shotgun pellets in my bum and back after decamping naked out of a young girl's window and hurtling into her dad's rhododendrons below. I never did get my Levis back. And I certainly never risked seeing her again. Shame. Hot little unit.
  13. Picture books preferred (as above.) You might start with this gem.
  14. Our friend Dick Enersen made that movie. Well worth buying a copy. Wiping out in an IOR Maxi was quite the experience!
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