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It's not an "inflatable", Loki, it's a 2 beer coozie.

 

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Remaining solo at sea for 600+ days, does this mean that in order to satisfy the innate human urge for sexual release, masturbation would become part of his daily/weekly ritual? Or, in that testing environment, would the sexual urge simply disappear, yogi-like (not the bear), to be replaced by, say, meditation or yoga or something?

 

This is a serious question (well, sort of). Masters and Johnson and the subsequent explosion of research on human sexuality in the decades since then (1950s) clearly is no guide here, since nothing like this has ever been done in human history. (Perhaps this could be added to the hovian pr sheet..."longest at-sea space-analagous celibacy mission".

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I haven't heard of this type of cruise before, if it is in real then i would like to go for it. It will be very adventurous and even i want to know that how this experience will be, I have some friend

Why is it that you demand that other people prove their assertions to your satisfaction while you spout oft bizarre theories that utterly defy reason and expect to be taken seriously?.   Stowe isn't

Translation ... "Sorry dude, no names and/or locations because I made it all up."   Reality ... Reid "supporters" rise up in direct opposition of "rabidity" of Reid bashers.   For instance, look a

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Being met by Allejandro? Wasn't he the guy who bailed out of the voyage years ago? So he will be her Hovian handler to make certain she says the right things. Who is paying for their airfare/expenses? Hope the US embassy isn't wasting to many of our tax dollars in aiding this enterprise.

 

 

I be misinformed. Allejandro has not been dispatched from the Sprout Cave. Still, wonder if the Land of Hovia will dispatch one of their own to accompany their queen or will she be left to fend for herself?

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Just to set the record straight, according to the vessel tracking unit on the boat, SchoonerAnne's south most position was reported on 12/23 at 42.5509*S 32.01492*E. This position is 1046.946 nm due north of 60*S, which is the text book definition of the north boundary of the Southern Ocean.

 

But, if you follow RTW races and speed-record attempts, in many cases when the yachts enter the IO below 40*S both the crew on the boats and their respective shore teams start referring to the body of water as the Southern Ocean until they reach Cape Horn. I know I sure as hell would if I were there.

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Just to set the record straight, according to the vessel tracking unit on the boat, SchoonerAnne's south most position was reported on 12/23 at 42.5509*S 32.01492*E. This position is 1046.946 nm due north of 60*S, which is the text book definition of the north boundary of the Southern Ocean.

 

But, if you follow RTW races and speed-record attempts, in many cases when the yachts enter the IO below 40*S both the crew on the boats and their respective shore teams start referring to the body of water as the Southern Ocean until they reach Cape Horn. I know I sure as hell would if I were there.

 

 

 

Agreed , even the tip of Cape Horn is "only" at 56 S . I don't think too many Volvo boys and girls would say they haven't been in the southern ocean!

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I be misinformed. Allejandro has not been dispatched from the Sprout Cave. Still, wonder if the Land of Hovia will dispatch one of their own to accompany their queen or will she be left to fend for herself?

 

sorry, just a joke that fell flat..meant that a fellow 'escapee' from the odyssea would welcome her home.

agree about Reid's callous behaviour; positively cheesy!

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sorry, just a joke that fell flat..meant that a fellow 'escapee' from the odyssea would welcome her home.

agree about Reid's callous behaviour; positively cheesy!

 

I expected nothing less than that.

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Looks like Reid is succeeding in sailing away south, implying he has more control of that POS than most grant him. Or maybe he's running the engine?

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Look. IF she was truly sick because of the swell in the Southern Ocean, then why be in the Southern Ocean? If the goal is 1000 days at sea, they could be doing figure 8s up near the equator in the Atlantic. They'd catch tons of fish and tons of water. This seasickness doesn't add up.

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Look. IF she was truly sick because of the swell in the Southern Ocean, then why be in the Southern Ocean? If the goal is 1000 days at sea, they could be doing figure 8s up near the equator in the Atlantic. They'd catch tons of fish and tons of water. This seasickness doesn't add up.

 

They broke up 5+ weeks ago and she wanted off. He finally got tired of the nagging wearing him down (why he is moving so well now) and let her off. Any man will tell you there is no record worth breaking if it means you have to put up with...well...you know. A break-up 5+ weeks ago makes all the recent blog updates make sense, as well as why he didn't go directly to land as he should have done if she were truly sick.

 

Now,

 

fuck off newb

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They broke up 5+ weeks ago and she wanted off. He finally got tired of the nagging wearing him down (why he is moving so well now) and let her off. Any man will tell you there is no record worth breaking if it means you have to put up with...well...you know. A break-up 5+ weeks ago makes all the recent blog updates make sense, as well as why he didn't go directly to land as he should have done if she were truly sick.

 

Now,

 

fuck off newb

 

Oh those nasty love triangles can be so destructive....

 

 

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By the way......

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PhotoShopping boobs is fun.

 

 

EDIT - Really, I highly recommend it.

 

EDIT II - In fact, I think I'll toss some boobs on that Soanya right below me, if NickDG doesn't mind.

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They broke up 5+ weeks ago and she wanted off. He finally got tired of the nagging wearing him down (why he is moving so well now) and let her off. Any man will tell you there is no record worth breaking if it means you have to put up with...well...you know. A break-up 5+ weeks ago makes all the recent blog updates make sense, as well as why he didn't go directly to land as he should have done if she were truly sick.

 

Now,

 

fuck off newb

 

 

Do you think this mean she's back "on the market" as far as dating goes?? Maybe a wednesday night around the cans wont make her sick?? Anyone got a number?

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While we're waiting for the scoop from Oz, here's post from 1000 Days of Hell -

 

Reid's Shore Team Thinks YOU are an Idiot

 

Today, Reid's shore team posted a Press Release in which many of their claims can be challenged, but two of their claims are reidiculous, blatant lies.

 

They know it.

 

They must think you and I are completely daft.

 

SO CLOSE

 

From their Press Release -

 

The "1000 Days at Sea: The Mars Ocean Odyssey" voyage has the

aim of remaining in the open ocean, out-of-sight of land, with no

re-provision or resupply for a period of 1000 days

 

 

 

"Out of site of land"? The screen shot below shows the distance between Anne's track and Rottnest Island to her right. A half mile converts to about 900 yards - or three drives and a well executed 5 iron. If you think that 900 yards is "out of site of land", I suggest you contact Reid's shore team immediately and ask that their web updates be sent to you in braille.

 

 

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Just want to make a technical point here - it could be argued that they have stayed out of sight from land if your definition of land is a continent, because being a local I know that you cannot see the Western Australian coastline from the western end of Rottnest at sea level. The coast is very flat in this part of the world so I doubt they actually saw the mainland coast, however it is beyond repute that they would have seen Rottnest.

 

If you follow their path along the coast during their approach to Rottnest the closest they came to the coast is 13 nautical miles so don't be surprised that Reid, and his PR, will maintain that he has stayed out of sight of land.

 

And for those that are hanging out for the video from Remmie - it is 0500 in the morning in Western Australia so give him a break. He's probably trying to get some sleep :rolleyes: - something I should be doing too

 

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He's former US Navy (link), so watch your ass. (You know what I mean.) :lol:

 

In truth, nice to have an ex-Navy guy here to bring that perspective (EDIT: of) being at sea, etc.

 

 

It would be interesting to know how long Navy ships spend underway these days. In my day we spent two hundred underway one year but the longest stretch between beers ashore was 43 and 36 days. Long enough on three section watches making squares around the mythical Yankee Station. However, "provisioning" in Olongapo seem to soften the ardor of the work. I gusess we should all pray for squawk. ;)

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Oh those nasty love triangles can be so destructive....

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By the way......

PhotoShopping boobs is fun.

EDIT - Really, I highly recommend it.

 

EDIT II - In fact, I think I'll toss some boobs on that Soanya right below me, if NickDG doesn't mind.

 

Heather Mills McCartney, where have you been all my life???????

 

No, seriously, RD, I almost choked to death on this one! What a riot!

Do you think someone could talk Mission Control into selling a 1000days art parody book created by SAers? It would be a best seller!

 

EDIT: RD, the bewbs look like silicone...do they feel like silicone?

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press release:

 

http://1000days.net/home/index.php?option=...5&Itemid=72

 

"Purchase the 300 days commemorative T-shirt and mug at the Web Shop"

 

"The onshore staff of 1000 Days thanks the Royal Perth Yacht Club for

their help in this situation. Stuart Walton, the general manager of

the club, immediately offered assistance at sea. The sort of help he

would hope would be offered to his member Jon Sanders, the current

record holder of the longest solo sailing voyage. The club displays

the very best tradition of assisting sailors. We very much welcome

their help picking up Soanya at sea.

 

Reid Stowe has broken or plans to set the following records:

Longest man and woman sea voyage

Longest consecutive time at sea for a woman

Longest time out of sight of land

Longest non-stop American sea voyage.

Longest space analogous experiment on the ocean"

 

Gag me!

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Dreadful StoLat. Salute 6th and D before you tell him to fuck off. Protocol and respect, old boy, protocol and respect.

 

RD - it wasn't StoLat. It was that other screw up that keeps trying to get people to click his links!

 

 

 

 

They broke up 5+ weeks ago and she wanted off. He finally got tired of the nagging wearing him down (why he is moving so well now) and let her off. Any man will tell you there is no record worth breaking if it means you have to put up with...well...you know. A break-up 5+ weeks ago makes all the recent blog updates make sense, as well as why he didn't go directly to land as he should have done if she were truly sick.

 

 

 

Now,

 

fuck off newb

 

Sorry, Welcome to Sailing Anarchy -

(and very politely)

Now, fuck off newb, SIR.

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This is all quite amazing stuff. Who could have made this up?

Soanya is saved by Jon Sanders!

 

I am still surprised that they made it this far. Keeping a piece of bondo shit afloat for 305 days or so, is really beyond my expectations.

 

Actually, Mission Control's press release states that they've been working on the logistics for five weeks to get her off the boat, so nothing would surprise me as far as Reid and his support group pulling strings! Fortunately, I think Jon Sanders would step up and admit it if a Reid-connection approached him to do the rescue. Reid's group are masters at PR!

I actually got an e-mail from 1000days this morning sending me the press release. Seems when they first took off you could "sign up" to be a part of their voyage, get updates, etc. Well, I got an email at day 100 I think but aside from that, nothing. I wasn't even allowed to post on their fucking blog. So today I get an e-mail and at the bottom is their list of how much I can contribute! Like that would happen even if I was Bill Gates rich!

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Actually, Mission Control's press release states that they've been working on the logistics for five weeks to get her off the boat, so nothing would surprise me as far as Reid and his support group pulling strings! Fortunately, I think Jon Sanders would step up and admit it if a Reid-connection approached him to do the rescue. Reid's group are masters at PR!

I actually got an e-mail from 1000days this morning sending me the press release. Seems when they first took off you could "sign up" to be a part of their voyage, get updates, etc. Well, I got an email at day 100 I think but aside from that, nothing. I wasn't even allowed to post on their fucking blog. So today I get an e-mail and at the bottom is their list of how much I can contribute! Like that would happen even if I was Bill Gates rich!

 

Interesting. I remember they posted something on Sanders, which might have been part of the PR-effort. I am not sure when that was, nor do I want to go to their fukcin website to search for it, but it seems that was more than 5 weeks ago though.

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press release:

 

http://1000days.net/home/index.php?option=...5&Itemid=72

 

"Purchase the 300 days commemorative T-shirt and mug at the Web Shop"

 

"The onshore staff of 1000 Days thanks the Royal Perth Yacht Club for

their help in this situation. Stuart Walton, the general manager of

the club, immediately offered assistance at sea. The sort of help he

would hope would be offered to his member Jon Sanders, the current

record holder of the longest solo sailing voyage. The club displays

the very best tradition of assisting sailors. We very much welcome

their help picking up Soanya at sea.

 

Reid Stowe has broken or plans to set the following records:

Longest man and woman sea voyage

Longest consecutive time at sea for a woman

Longest time out of sight of land

Longest non-stop American sea voyage.

Longest space analogous experiment on the ocean"

 

Gag me!

Did he stop at all to let Soanya off? A stop to me wouldn't necessarily involve dropping the hook. And we know he saw land. And Soanya has bailed. So the 1000 days mission is off. Time to correct it to 694 days at sea non-stop the space analogous mars ocean insanity.

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press release:

 

http://1000days.net/home/index.php?option=...5&Itemid=72

 

"Purchase the 300 days commemorative T-shirt and mug at the Web Shop"

 

"The onshore staff of 1000 Days thanks the Royal Perth Yacht Club for

their help in this situation. Stuart Walton, the general manager of

the club, immediately offered assistance at sea. The sort of help he

would hope would be offered to his member Jon Sanders, the current

record holder of the longest solo sailing voyage. The club displays

the very best tradition of assisting sailors. We very much welcome

their help picking up Soanya at sea.

 

Reid Stowe has broken or plans to set the following records:

Longest man and woman sea voyage

Longest consecutive time at sea for a woman

Longest time out of sight of land

Longest non-stop American sea voyage.

Longest space analogous experiment on the ocean"

 

Gag me!

 

I wonder RPYC knows where to send the bill. They had to go through a lot of logistical nonsense including going through customs twice and as they are royal they also needed to get permission of the queen. They must have spend quite a few hours on this, as well as some gas. Royalty is not cheap you know.

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Still no pictures of this program... I believe nothing about it until someone posts something that shows the CheeseScow is actually floating around out there. Any Auzzies got a powerboat handy, go find him?

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Did he stop at all to let Soanya off? A stop to me wouldn't necessarily involve dropping the hook. And we know he saw land. And Soanya has bailed. So the 1000 days mission is off. Time to correct it to 694 days at sea non-stop the space analogous mars ocean insanity.

 

We just need to make some adjustments:

 

Longest man and woman sea voyage

Longest consecutive time at sea for a woman

Longest time out of sight of land other than Australia

Longest non-stop American sea voyage. (what the fuck does this mean anyway: non-stop? they have stopped several times when the wind dropped; American? The boat is not registered in the US, and Squawk is certaily not a legal resident)

Longest spaced out analogous sexperiment including a break-up on the ocean

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Just want to make a technical point here - it could be argued that they have stayed out of sight from land if your definition of land is a continent, because being a local I know that you cannot see the Western Australian coastline from the western end of Rottnest at sea level. The coast is very flat in this part of the world so I doubt they actually saw the mainland coast, however it is beyond repute that they would have seen Rottnest.

 

If you follow their path along the coast during their approach to Rottnest the closest they came to the coast is 13 nautical miles so don't be surprised that Reid, and his PR, will maintain that he has stayed out of sight of land.

 

And for those that are hanging out for the video from Remmie - it is 0500 in the morning in Western Australia so give him a break. He's probably trying to get some sleep :rolleyes: - something I should be doing too

 

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Oh I don't know about your definition of land. Land is land - terra firma - the antonym of which is the sea - be it island or continent. Would Greenland get a pass because it's not a continent? Nope - he saw land. He stopped. He changed the parameters of the space analogous mission (no crew). So it's Day 1. The first 305 days no longer count.

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You guys keep this up and Reed may quit the voyage and come back and post more nautically themed videos on You Tube. VOID ON. :o

 

Sorry, at work, no top of page porn.

 

I'm sure he thinks all those hits on You-Tube are from fans. 90% were the mentally reidtarded clicking phony links :rolleyes:

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I'm sure he thinks all those hits on You-Tube are from fans. 90% were the mentally reidtarded clicking phony links :rolleyes:

 

;)

 

VOID PO-LL

How many times have you watched Void Ho (in any length)?

 

How many people have you shown it to?

 

What is the worst part of the video?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Did you rewatch it to find the worst part!?

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I'm sure he thinks all those hits on You-Tube are from fans. 90% were the mentally reidtarded clicking phony links :rolleyes:

It's all the fault of Witchy Magic (link) ! (Artist note: "Suzanna has performed with Reid in the Dag Hammarskjold Auditorium located in the United Nations." !!!)

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And we can imagine how the MC spin-machine is working this one up. We have touched across a couple of the key ingredients such as:

 

They broke up 5+ weeks ago and she wanted off. He finally got tired of the nagging wearing him down (why he is moving so well now) and let her off. Any man will tell you there is no record worth breaking if it means you have to put up with...well...you know. A break-up 5+ weeks ago makes all the recent blog updates make sense, as well as why he didn't go directly to land as he should have done if she were truly sick.

 

Very, very true. "Sick" makes a great excuse, the lovers separating breaks the 'love-in' myth. Note how the inference related from freodoctor is "she and Ried are still friendly" and not bound by love forever?

 

However, wait for the spin machine and ghost writers of the forthcoming hardback offering to weave this one into the heroic Reid Stowe Legend:

 

This is all quite amazing stuff. Who could have made this up? Soanya is saved by Jon Sanders!

 

We haven't seen the last of this fable yet. Personally, I believe Jon Sanders would have very willingly offered to assist. I hope

Who could have made this up?
was made tongue-in-cheek as it is most likely in NOT made up and completely contrived. "Currently record holder assists record attempt, blah, blah...". Beautiful, the blindfolded cut-and-paste press of today will lap it up, sadly to say especially here in AU where regurgitated offerings from AAP seem to be the best they can do.

 

Where we are commonly saying Soanya is now safe; I think she has been safe all along - thus far. Ultimately I believe she is an intelligent person - to a point - and realised that spending two more years with a egotistical nutjob would seriously jeapodise that safety. Her exit can appropriately be levied as fodder for the PR machine also.

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Reid Stowe has broken or plans to set the following records:

Longest man and woman sea voyage

Longest consecutive time at sea for a woman

Longest time out of sight of land

Longest non-stop American sea voyage.

Longest space analogous experiment on the ocean"

Gag me!

And coming soon, from an MC near you!

- Largest space analogous inventory of free coffee mugs

- Largest quantity of thongs ever donated to a homeless shelter

- Most tdBF Emails sent to SA Haters in a single day

- MC Joe....blowing a fuse & spinning out of control

 

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And coming soon, from an MC near you!

- Largest space analogous inventory of free coffee mugs

- Largest quantity of thongs ever donated to a homeless shelter

- Most tdBF Emails sent to SA Haters in a single day

- MC Joe....blowing a fuse & spinning out of control

Sorry, just a question...are those thongs used or not?

 

Oh, never mind. But I bet there is a market for used ones out there...somewhere in Internet land, people would pay good money for that sort of thing (America is host to the largest porn industry in the world, after all)...a new funding opportunity for MC...but not sure how the MC accountants would record those sales in their ledgers..."Sales of previously cared for Mars Ocean Odyssey logo garments"

 

Just a thought, in case MC is reading and needs some creative funding ideas now that Reid is on his own and can no longer count on those fuzzy love message posts on the site to draw new readers/funders.

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However, wait for the spin machine and ghost writers of the forthcoming hardback offering to weave this one into the heroic Reid Stowe Legend

 

 

If the forthcoming hardback is only HALF as boring as their real story and writings, it will be in the discount bin at Books Warehouse in six weeks.

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I'm glad Soanya got off, no one like being chronically seasick.

 

Reid, for all his (many) faults, is to be commended for getting her to shore, and parting on at least civil, if not overly affectionate, terms.

 

I follow this thing occasionally and will miss her daily reports, which provided a bit of realism and sanity amidst the nausea, compared to Reid's new-age philosophical stuff. Now it's just him, and the real Southern ocean lies ahead, not a forgiving piece of water (or is he heading for he Canal, and looking for someone to donate his canal dues?) I wouldn't like to be on the Anne around Cape Horn, even west to east...

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Just want to make a technical point here - it could be argued that they have stayed out of sight from land if your definition of land is a continent, because being a local I know that you cannot see the Western Australian coastline from the western end of Rottnest at sea level. The coast is very flat in this part of the world so I doubt they actually saw the mainland coast, however it is beyond repute that they would have seen Rottnest.

If you follow their path along the coast during their approach to Rottnest the closest they came to the coast is 13 nautical miles so don't be surprised that Reid, and his PR, will maintain that he has stayed out of sight of land.

Sure, you can spin anything if you try hard enough. http://forums.sailinganarchy.com/index.php?showtopic=66451

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Sure, you can spin anything if you try hard enough. http://forums.sailinganarchy.com/index.php?showtopic=66451

That's harsh! OK, it is only Fedor, with no competition, but perhaps someone else with balls like his will try to beat his record after he returns. OK, I'm kinda spinning this thing here...

 

[back to our regularly scheduled programming]

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Hey, if watching Void Ho for 3 minutes leaves me feeling Nauseous for an hour, how long will it take Soanya to stop feeling nausous after washing his feet for 300 days ? A Lifetime ?

Perhaps she should team up with David Hicks, and see if they can get some serious discount on a heavy duty psychiatric deprogramming course ?

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They broke up 5+ weeks ago and she wanted off. He finally got tired of the nagging wearing him down (why he is moving so well now) and let her off. Any man will tell you there is no record worth breaking if it means you have to put up with...well...you know. A break-up 5+ weeks ago makes all the recent blog updates make sense, as well as why he didn't go directly to land as he should have done if she were truly sick.

 

Now,

 

fuck off newb

Take out one of your eyes and wink me off. I'll give you a buck.

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Sure, you can spin anything if you try hard enough. http://forums.sailinganarchy.com/index.php?showtopic=66451

 

Not spinning anything here Marian just making a point of discussion - such as don't be surprised that Reid's PR spin machine will spin it that way. All this spinning is getting me dizzy :lol:

 

Thanks for the reference to the other forum by the way ;)

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www.news.com.au/perthnow/story/0,21598,23257535-2761,00.html

 

 

Yacht rescue for sick American woman sailor

By Liza Kappelle, AAP

 

February 22, 2008 10:00am

 

NEARLY a year into a three-year voyage around the globe, seasickness has finally got the better of American sailor Soanya Ahmad.

 

The 25-year-old rookie sailor was being rescued off Perth today after becoming too ill to continue her bid to circumnavigate the globe four times without stopping.

 

Ms Ahmad set off on the 1,000-day voyage with 56-year-old American adventurer Reid Stowe on April 21 last year aboard his 21-metre gaff-rigged schooner, the Anne.

 

On their website, Mr Stowe says the pair set out to follow global trade winds and circumnavigate the southern hemisphere four times, non-stop.

 

Together they had hoped to set a series of world records, including the longest sea voyage by a man and a woman and the longest voyage out of sight of land.

 

Mr Stowe will now sail on alone "since this is my life at sea''.

 

But Ms Ahmad was to leave the boat today, after 306 days at sea, because she has suffered recurrent and debilitating seasickness since entering the stormy Southern Ocean in November.

 

"At times the nausea was enough to lay me flat and incapable of doing anything,'' she wrote on their website.

 

"While I've adjusted to the environment a little more this past month, I am still prone to feeling horrible on and off.

 

"I feel two more years of this would not be good for me and so I have decided to leave the boat.''

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STOP PRESS: AAPT RUETERS 23/02/2008 20:18

 

Lieutenant J SYMES, a spokesman for Australian Federal Police denied rumours today that a NASA jet pilot had touched down in an escape pod outside the boundaries of the NASA Woomera defence site overnight.

"There are definately no awol or missing jet pilots", he said. When pressed, he admitted that "although we are missing a laboratory animal which escaped recently."

The animal, resembling a small ape, apparently was undergoing sensory deprivation testing, and escaped on its 300th day of captivity.

"There is nothing to fear, as NASA mission control have recaptured it, and it has just emerged from medical tests .

The animal is suffering from the temporary effects of living in a void however it displays only mild reidtardation as a result of void hoverdose syndrome.

It has been decided to release the animal back into the wild of its home country, and safely returned to to the dark of a mocked up chickenwire cage, it is being flown out of the country this afternoon, in what humaintarians describe as a kind gesture to a formerly endangered species."

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If the forthcoming hardback is only HALF as boring as their real story and writings, it will be in the discount bin at Books Warehouse in six weeks.

 

I'll elaborate...

 

I've purposely remained neutral when I've told friends about Mars Ocean Odyssey. After looking it over, everybody has asked, "What's the point of this?" (Usually followed by: "And people donated?!") And women particulary are TOTALLY put off by Reid Stowe: by his ego, sense of higher holy being and entitlement, his inflated and self-serving writing... now ice the cake with his posturing photographs ~ and I usually hear one big "EUWWW! HE'S CREEPY!"

 

What's going to change to suddenly make him likeable enough for people to buy his book? Will he become humble? Doubtful. This is the guy that must every day "forgive and forgive" those that didn't buy into his grand plan. This is the guy that said his Voyage of the Turtle (vacation) was done to benefit society and "healed" people if they looked at his map. That dares to compare himself to soldiers stationed in Iraq or to the common working (employed) man. He's better/faster/stronger than most Olympic athletes. He couldn't even be bothered publicly thanking his major sponsors and volunteers until nearly two months into this boring drift. But the bean sprouts were showing their merry little faces and saying: "Eat me! Eat me!"

 

Would he tone down the far-out, New Age "in touch with eternity and my ancient forebears" spiel for the broad book-buying public? Doubtful. He would never comprehend that anybody would find his writing to be anything less than enlightening ~ even life-changing ~ so it wouldn't surprise me to learn he refused a ghostwriter.

 

In terms of content ~ really, how long can you hold a reader's interest with tales of sprouts? The ancient sun, moon, sea, waves, stars... and then everything about the R&S relationship was always JUST . SO . BEAUTIFUL. We had only rare and brief glimpses that they were "human".

 

There is ONE and ONLY ONE way he can hope to build an audience, and SeaMadness put it as a joke: through Reidemption. Realize that it is HE who must ask others for forgiveness, and make it his new "mission" repay those he duped into donating toward an "educational and scientific voyage of discovery". Won't happen, because he has never demonstrated a sense of honor in his life.

 

There's that bit of human nature in us all that wants to prick the fat heads of the self-annointed high-and-mighty. Stowe has brought out that emotion almost universally in the readers here. Apparently he did it in New York too ("...when no one would return my pleading calls."). He would do exactly the same to most book editors, book reviewers, and everyone he encounters on a publicity tour.

 

Discount bin IF he could even get published, and I don't mean by a vanity press.

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STOP PRESS: AAPT RUETERS 23/02/2008 20:18

 

Lieutenant J SYMES, a spokesman for Australian Federal Police denied rumours today that a NASA jet pilot had touched down in an escape pod outside the boundaries of the NASA Woomera defence site overnight.

"There are definately no awol or missing jet pilots", he said. When pressed, he admitted that "although we are missing a laboratory animal which escaped recently."

The animal, resembling a small ape, apparently was undergoing sensory deprivation testing, and escaped on its 300th day of captivity.

"There is nothing to fear, as NASA mission control have recaptured it, and it has just emerged from medical tests .

The animal is suffering from the temporary effects of living in a void however it displays only mild reidtardation as a result of void hoverdose syndrome.

It has been decided to release the animal back into the wild of its home country, and safely returned to to the dark of a mocked up chickenwire cage, it is being flown out of the country this afternoon, in what humaintarians describe as a kind gesture to a formerly endangered species."

OMFG!!! LMAO!!!!! sorry can't help it, that is just too funny.

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I'm glad Soanya got off, no one like being chronically seasick.

 

Reid, for all his (many) faults, is to be commended for getting her to shore, and parting on at least civil, if not overly affectionate, terms.

 

I follow this thing occasionally and will miss her daily reports, which provided a bit of realism and sanity amidst the nausea, compared to Reid's new-age philosophical stuff. Now it's just him, and the real Southern ocean lies ahead, not a forgiving piece of water (or is he heading for he Canal, and looking for someone to donate his canal dues?) I wouldn't like to be on the Anne around Cape Horn, even west to east...

 

Are you for real or have you not been reading anything? The asshole (Reid) wouldn't even bring her into port. The fact that she wanted off the ship five weeks ago but Reid and Misison Control took this long to try to figure out a way to do it without him breaking his precious record is disgusting! And did she have to climb a rope ladder off the boat? Surprised he didn't make her walk the plank! Reid is an egomaniac with the morals of Larry Flynt, who didn't care one bit about the safety and well-being of Soanya! And truth be told, Soanya did her share of new-age philosophical stuff! The mast talked to me...one with the ocean... (yeah, puking in time with the swells!

And with his sails in the condition they are (would have loved to see a pic of them to see if he got some anew ones), he might last two more weeks before he has no sails and has to motor to Vanuatu or some island in Micronesia. (That's probably why he got rid of Sayonara now, so he can rendezvous with some 16 year old in Tahiti!

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I'll elaborate...

 

I've purposely remained neutral when I've told friends about Mars Ocean Odyssey. After looking it over, everybody has asked, "What's the point of this?" (Usually followed by: "And people donated?!") And women particulary are TOTALLY put off by Reid Stowe: by his ego, sense of higher holy being and entitlement, his inflated and self-serving writing... now ice the cake with his posturing photographs ~ and I usually hear one big "EUWWW! HE'S CREEPY!"

 

What's going to change to suddenly make him likeable enough for people to buy his book? Will he become humble? Doubtful. This is the guy that must every day "forgive and forgive" those that didn't buy into his grand plan. This is the guy that said his Voyage of the Turtle (vacation) was done to benefit society and "healed" people if they looked at his map. That dares to compare himself to soldiers stationed in Iraq or to the common working (employed) man. He's better/faster/stronger than most Olympic athletes. He couldn't even be bothered publicly thanking his major sponsors and volunteers until nearly two months into this boring drift. But the bean sprouts were showing their merry little faces and saying: "Eat me! Eat me!"

 

Would he tone down the far-out, New Age "in touch with eternity and my ancient forebears" spiel for the broad book-buying public? Doubtful. He would never comprehend that anybody would find his writing to be anything less than enlightening ~ even life-changing ~ so it wouldn't surprise me to learn he refused a ghostwriter.

 

In terms of content ~ really, how long can you hold a reader's interest with tales of sprouts? The ancient sun, moon, sea, waves, stars... and then everything about the R&S relationship was always JUST . SO . BEAUTIFUL. We had only rare and brief glimpses that they were "human".

 

There is ONE and ONLY ONE way he can hope to build an audience, and SeaMadness put it as a joke: through Reidemption. Realize that it is HE who must ask others for forgiveness, and make it his new "mission" repay those he duped into donating toward an "educational and scientific voyage of discovery". Won't happen, because he has never demonstrated a sense of honor in his life.

 

There's that bit of human nature in us all that wants to prick the fat heads of the self-annointed high-and-mighty. Stowe has brought out that emotion almost universally in the readers here. Apparently he did it in New York too ("...when no one would return my pleading calls."). He would do exactly the same to most book editors, book reviewers, and everyone he encounters on a publicity tour.

 

Discount bin IF he could even get published, and I don't mean by a vanity press.

Well said. There is something creepy about Reid. He's had his share of relationships but he's never been able to stay in one. I don't understand the foaming-at-the-mouth loyalty that the shoreside team have for him. They treat him as if he were some innocent and anyone who questions anything about Reid or his "mission" is disparaged in a nasty and vindictive manner. Look at the behaviour of some of the "believers" here or on the old 1000 days blog -- I doubt hippy dippy Reid would even stoop that low. There is no book deal here though -- and the video is going to be boring. I couldn't stand to listen to Reid drone on and on about love, forgiveness, the ancient yearnings of his soul. I couldn't bear to read it either. He has absolutely nothing interesting to write about in terms of his trip or his life for that matter.

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WTF is taking the spies in OZ so long to report back with the info on the sails, the video, the gossip? Sheesh! It's almost 9:00AM tomorrow for Cheesus' sake?

I think it's like they said briefly when Soy stepped ashore there was apparently a bit of "culture shock" - NOT HERS, AUSTRALIA'S

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To answer some of the big questions, from talking to Soanya... the freighter incident is real, she and Ried are still friendly, and they are aware of SA and 1000 Days of Hell :)

 

Maybe she told the freodoctor ..... "and tell those bastards nothing!"

 

Anyway, going sailing. Back this evening for the goss'.

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VOID PO-LL

How many times have you watched Void Ho (in any length)?

 

Twice, but the first time doesn't count because my monitor was obscured by my stomach contents (Kraft Singles and Wonderbread I got from L'Robot in another thread). I'm pretty sure I couldn't do it again without inflicting some sort of serious brain damage. That thing is the sailing equivalent of 2Girls1Cup.

 

How many people have you shown it to?

As many people as I regularly hit with a cattle prod, which is about zero. I did show it to my dog, however. He's in the backyard eating grass and his own shit right now.

 

What is the worst part of the video?

Did you rewatch it to find the worst part!?

Any part where there was either sound or Reid was intolerable. The part where it ends, and you could stop yakking, was pretty good though. On a scale of 1 to 10, I'd give it about minus 4 bazillion.

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STOP PRESS: AAPT RUETERS 23/02/2008 20:18

 

Lieutenant J SYMES, a spokesman for Australian Federal Police denied rumours today that a NASA jet pilot had touched down in an escape pod outside the boundaries of the NASA Woomera defence site overnight.

"There are definately no awol or missing jet pilots", he said. When pressed, he admitted that "although we are missing a laboratory animal which escaped recently."

The animal, resembling a small ape, apparently was undergoing sensory deprivation testing, and escaped on its 300th day of captivity.

"There is nothing to fear, as NASA mission control have recaptured it, and it has just emerged from medical tests .

The animal is suffering from the temporary effects of living in a void however it displays only mild reidtardation as a result of void hoverdose syndrome.

It has been decided to release the animal back into the wild of its home country, and safely returned to to the dark of a mocked up chickenwire cage, it is being flown out of the country this afternoon, in what humaintarians describe as a kind gesture to a formerly endangered species."

 

I know you were waiting for someone to catch it, Timmy!

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STOP PRESS: AAPT RUETERS 23/02/2008 20:18

 

Lieutenant J SYMES, a spokesman for Australian Federal Police denied rumours today that a NASA jet pilot had touched down in an escape pod outside the boundaries of the NASA Woomera defence site overnight.

"There are definately no awol or missing jet pilots", he said. When pressed, he admitted that "although we are missing a laboratory animal which escaped recently."

The animal, resembling a small ape, apparently was undergoing sensory deprivation testing, and escaped on its 300th day of captivity.

"There is nothing to fear, as NASA mission control have recaptured it, and it has just emerged from medical tests .

The animal is suffering from the temporary effects of living in a void however it displays only mild reidtardation as a result of void hoverdose syndrome.

It has been decided to release the animal back into the wild of its home country, and safely returned to to the dark of a mocked up chickenwire cage, it is being flown out of the country this afternoon, in what humaintarians describe as a kind gesture to a formerly endangered species."

Very clever, TTT. Now why the fuck didn't you hop over to be a part of the welcoming party and get us some frigging pics? Damn it, I wanted to see her landing on shore and kissing the beach or dock or whatever!

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Very clever, TTT. Now why the fuck didn't you hop over to be a part of the welcoming party and get us some frigging pics? Damn it, I wanted to see her landing on shore and kissing the beach or dock or whatever!

Or her thong (link)! :lol: (I am most certainly kidding.)

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STOP PRESS: AAPT RUETERS 23/02/2008 20:18

 

Lieutenant J SYMES, a spokesman for Australian Federal Police ....

 

Get with the correct program pleeeaaaaassse!!!

 

Constable

Senior Constable

Sergeant

Superintendent

Commander

Assistant Commissioner

Commissioner

 

were the ranks last time I had any dealings with the AFP

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Any way to get a report on the condition Anne appeared to be in from the rescuers' point of view?

Yes, already have Jon's comments on tape.

 

They broke up 5+ weeks ago and she wanted off. He finally got tired of the nagging wearing him down (why he is moving so well now) and let her off. Any man will tell you there is no record worth breaking if it means you have to put up with...well...you know. A break-up 5+ weeks ago makes all the recent blog updates make sense, as well as why he didn't go directly to land as he should have done if she were truly sick.

For some of the bullshit conjecture here that's actually one of the better ones. Really not sure, thye're definately amicable and she supports him but I didn't get a feeling of warmth for someone that you follow to the ends of the earth.

 

And for those that are hanging out for the video from Remmie - it is 0500 in the morning in Western Australia so give him a break. He's probably trying to get some sleep :rolleyes: - something I should be doing too

HA! These guys are nothing! Should have seen the harrassment I was getting at the bar last night.

Heading out to video repair type shop to get them to have a look at the tape as soon as I post this

 

Still no pictures of this program... I believe nothing about it until someone posts something that shows the CheeseScow is actually floating around out there. Any Auzzies got a powerboat handy, go find him?

We've got photos and video, local TV was out there filming the transfer as well. Patience.

 

WTF is taking the spies in OZ so long to report back with the info on the sails, the video, the gossip? Sheesh! It's almost 9:00AM tomorrow for Cheesus' sake?

Here's your nice warm cup of shut the fuck up. :)

 

Very clever, TTT. Now why the fuck didn't you hop over to be a part of the welcoming party and get us some frigging pics? Damn it, I wanted to see her landing on shore and kissing the beach or dock or whatever!

You don't read too well do you? http://forums.sailinganarchy.com/index.php...t&p=1558579

 

OK, going to vid shop now.

 

Rgds,

 

remmie

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OK, going to vid shop now.

 

Rgds,

 

remmie

 

Thank you for that reitort

 

So, what you are saying is that the video is experiencing some reitardation, due to some reithinking of the way in which you can digitalize the material, which has is apparently rather reiticular. I hope the video store can reitouch this and that the images do not cause a reitinitis.

Anyway, thanks for explaining your reiticence.

 

Tacking

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I'll elaborate...

 

I've purposely remained neutral when I've told friends about Mars Ocean Odyssey. After looking it over, everybody has asked, "What's the point of this?" (Usually followed by: "And people donated?!") And women particulary are TOTALLY put off by Reid Stowe: by his ego, sense of higher holy being and entitlement, his inflated and self-serving writing... now ice the cake with his posturing photographs ~ and I usually hear one big "EUWWW! HE'S CREEPY!"

 

What's going to change to suddenly make him likeable enough for people to buy his book? Will he become humble? Doubtful. This is the guy that must every day "forgive and forgive" those that didn't buy into his grand plan. This is the guy that said his Voyage of the Turtle (vacation) was done to benefit society and "healed" people if they looked at his map. That dares to compare himself to soldiers stationed in Iraq or to the common working (employed) man. He's better/faster/stronger than most Olympic athletes. He couldn't even be bothered publicly thanking his major sponsors and volunteers until nearly two months into this boring drift. But the bean sprouts were showing their merry little faces and saying: "Eat me! Eat me!"

 

Would he tone down the far-out, New Age "in touch with eternity and my ancient forebears" spiel for the broad book-buying public? Doubtful. He would never comprehend that anybody would find his writing to be anything less than enlightening ~ even life-changing ~ so it wouldn't surprise me to learn he refused a ghostwriter.

 

In terms of content ~ really, how long can you hold a reader's interest with tales of sprouts? The ancient sun, moon, sea, waves, stars... and then everything about the R&S relationship was always JUST . SO . BEAUTIFUL. We had only rare and brief glimpses that they were "human".

 

There is ONE and ONLY ONE way he can hope to build an audience, and SeaMadness put it as a joke: through Reidemption. Realize that it is HE who must ask others for forgiveness, and make it his new "mission" repay those he duped into donating toward an "educational and scientific voyage of discovery". Won't happen, because he has never demonstrated a sense of honor in his life.

 

There's that bit of human nature in us all that wants to prick the fat heads of the self-annointed high-and-mighty. Stowe has brought out that emotion almost universally in the readers here. Apparently he did it in New York too ("...when no one would return my pleading calls."). He would do exactly the same to most book editors, book reviewers, and everyone he encounters on a publicity tour.

 

Discount bin IF he could even get published, and I don't mean by a vanity press.

 

 

Very nice, JP, very insightful, I think.

 

Although I am very glad that Soanya is finally off that tub, I think that her absence will remove any grounding with reality that Weid has had this last 300+ days. He might well climb further into his own ego, the longer he is alone out at sea.

 

(I would still like to know if they had bothered with current passports before they left in case of a situation such as this)

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How many times have I watched the void ho video?

 

None - I may be dumb, but I'm not stupid

 

so - now our hero is out there alone eating cheese and sprouts - and napping - to get the strength to leap up, gazelle like, to have a look about for shipping and torn sails every, oh say, 6 or 8 hours or so.

 

soy was the only one with the energy to clean the bedding - another 700 days without bathing or laundry - this story stinks

 

sorry - i'll get my coat

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So, what you are saying is that the video is experiencing some reitardation, due to some reithinking of the way in which you can digitalize the material, which has is apparently rather reiticular. I hope the video store can reitouch this and that the images do not cause a reitinitis.

Anyway, thanks for explaining your reiticence.

What it means is I couldn't get playback off my video cam (nothing at all out of it) and I was shitting myself. Just went to vid shop, we successfully played back on one of their cams and they are now converting it to DVD for me. Gotta get the raw, cut it up, and throw it up... prolly be about 2000 (GMT+9) tonight when I get something up.

 

Rgds,

 

Jock

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Here's your nice warm cup of shut the fuck up. :)

You don't read too well do you? http://forums.sailinganarchy.com/index.php...t&p=1558579

 

OK, going to vid shop now.

 

Rgds,

 

remmie

My comments to TTT were in jest! No need for your crude remarks. in both cases! Here's that nice warm cup of shut the fuck up back at ya ;-). regards,

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Here's your nice warm cup of shut the fuck up. :)

You don't read too well do you? http://forums.sailinganarchy.com/index.php...t&p=1558579

 

OK, going to vid shop now.

 

Rgds,

 

remmie

 

My comments to TTT were in jest! No need for your crude remarks. in both cases! Here's that nice warm cup of shut the fuck up back at ya ;-). regards,

 

We know that, aseawolf, but me thinks the aussies don't quite understand our sense of humour over here! ;)

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Great story, but I think I could get into the record books quicker:

 

1) Longest contiguous time at sea with a Shar Pei.

2) Longest time at sea without shaving.

3) Most number of jumps on a pogo stick while at sea.

4) Most number of days being unemployed before going to sea (that'd be a tough one).

5) Highest credit card interest rate growth for unpaid balances while at sea.

6) Longest numbers of days at sea with a 23 & 1/2 year old, whereas the primary "groovy dude in charge", herein referred to as "GDIC" (pronounced G Dick) then something about off season turtle necks...... at very reduced prices.

8) Longest time without a clock. (Though this is difficult to verify)

9)Longest time between assuming one had a clock and realizing one doesn't.

10) Most pies consumed at sea in months containing the letter "k".

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