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  1. Thread: Haulout day

    by Rich Jones
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    Re: Haulout day

    Please post pics of the boat hauled out.
    Good luck with the repairs.
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    Re: Happy birthday to Katherine…

    Enjoy a Happy Birthday!
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    Re: As a kid…..

    Cops and robbers.
    Cowboys and Indians.
    We had a small black and white by the time I was old enough to
    watch TV. Our rich neighbors had a color set!
    We'd go over on Sunday night to watch Disney...
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    Re: Cedar shingles

    Any reputable lumberyard in New England should have them in stock or can get them.
    At least that was the case 12 years ago before I retired.
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    Re: Pix of my '84 Buick I bought in '99

    What??? I was wrong? Dang, first time in 69 years! :d
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    Re: Karen, Your Entitlement Is Showing

    18:30 pm????
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    Re: Pix of my '84 Buick I bought in '99

    These were referred to as K-cars, correct? Not very well built as I remember.
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    Re: Cruise of the Ketch Julia

    I'm loving this thread. Following along on a journey I'll never be able to take.
    What are the dimensions of Julia?
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    Re: Building the CoPogy 18

    Dang, this is going to be a purdy little boat when all finished.
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    Re: The Plague Is Upon Us

    I'm still locked in the North Tower.
    Last night I was still feverish, and I didn't get much sleep, but the Paxlovid started to kick
    in today.
    I'll be wearing a mask the rest of my life...
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    Re: Wonder if anybody was killed?

    It's hard to tell, but was there anyone on deck on the sloop?
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    Re: A dose of Cute- Jersey Calves

    My sister tells the story of a bull on her farm that started getting aggressive and "thought he owned the place".
    With a slashing motion across her throat she says, "Well, he soon learned...
  13. Thread: Bad Omen?

    by Rich Jones
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    Re: Bad Omen?

    I have Covid right now.
    I am not having fun.
    I am not happy.
    But this shall pass.
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    Re: Uh oh-superyacht troubles

    The idiots who wrote the linked article stated that at 417', the yacht would now be the largest sailing vessel in the world. Sailing yacht, perhaps, but not sailing vessel. Morons. They were also...
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    Re: Alex Jones' bad day

    Word is that Texas has a $750,000 cap on punitive damages in a lawsuit.
  16. Re: Watch his face change when he switches from passenger to pilot.

    It's great to see videos like this.
    I'm a bit surprised that his equilibrium can handle the rolls and loops at that age.
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    Re: A dose of Cute- Jersey Calves

    There's a small farm a few hundred yards from my house with about 12 Jersey cows.
    Whenever we take a walk, we make sure to say hello to "The Girls".

    I've mentioned before about my sister's dairy...
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    Re: The Plague Is Upon Us

    My doc just called in a prescription for Paxlovid.
    The question of how I caught this has been answered.
    No good deed goes unpunished.
    Every Sunday we give a little old lady a ride to church.
    We...
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    Re: The Plague Is Upon Us

    I'm going to call the doc in the morning.
    2 A.M. and I can't sleep. Fever of 101, which isn't that bad but I
    haven't had a fever in decades!
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    Re: The Plague Is Upon Us

    If we haven't heard from Nicholas by morning, we'll have to organize a search party.
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    Re: The Plague Is Upon Us

    I've been kicked out of the master bedroom and banished to the North Tower (large upstairs bedroom at the north end of the house). She'll be bringing me meals of thin gruel, a crust of bread and...
  22. Re: UUUUUUG Now I think I have to subscribe to another Streaming service

    Try "The Murdock Mysteries". A police detective series based in Toronto around the year 1900. Very entertaining.
    My wife and I are hooked and have been watching two episodes per night for weeks.
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    Poll: Re: Have you contracted Covid-19 yet?

    Now add chills and a slight fever.
    I'm not having fun.
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    Re: The Plague Is Upon Us

    We felt the same way before our trip to Virginia for the birth of our second granddaughter a month ago.
    Our luck held out and we had a great time. Hope your luck endures also.

    I just tested...
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    Poll: Re: Have you contracted Covid-19 yet?

    Just tested positive this morning out here in the boonies of Vermont.
    Fully vaccinated.
    My only social contact is church on Sunday and my hospital volunteer work two afternoons a week.
    Both places...
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    Re: 1955 Thompson 14 ft Thomboy runabout

    Beautiful!
  27. Re: Most of these flood victims voted for this tool.

    You would think that after the Cancun Cruz debacle, Rand Paul would recognize the optics of showing up.
    But he knows full well that the ignorant fools in Kentucky will reelect him, so optics don't...
  28. Re: FAA soliciting public comments on minimum seat dimensions

    I just looked up the cost of a business class ticket from Boston to London.
    Looks like I won't be flying overseas anytime soon. Fine with me.
  29. Re: FAA soliciting public comments on minimum seat dimensions

    I'm 5'9" and 185 lbs. and hate coach with a passion.
    Getting stuffed into a cattle car with hundreds of people squeezed tight around me, I need Xanax for any flight more than a few hours. At 40,000...
  30. Re: That concealed carry thing is working out great

    Our local hospital has a big sign at the entrances:
    NO GUNS/KNIVES/WEAPONS/DRUGS/ALCOHOL.

    Sheeesh.... the place just ain't no fun!
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    Re: POLITICAL Memes

    The video would have a better impact on more people without the foul language.
  32. Re: In 1981, at age 35, I watched “On Golden Pond”.

    Filmed on Squam Lake in New Hampshire. I vacationed there one year with our family and that's where my 4-year-old son caught his first fish.
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    Re: The Harbor Master Called me Today

    For dummies like me, why is it called a day tank? Wouldn't the stove have just one tank? What fuel?
    I love following your progress!
  34. Re: In 1981, at age 35, I watched “On Golden Pond”.

    But did they really smash up a classic mahogany runabout in the filming of that movie?

    I agree. A great film.
  35. Re: One insane englishman trying to rebuild the 1910 gaff cutter Tally Ho, in WA. (VI

    The craftsmanship is mind boggling.
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    Lordy lordly, I heard that one 50 years ago.
  37. Re: What is your favorite treatment for oar leathers?

    That's the stuff I use. Warmed and rubbed in. Works for me.
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    Re: The most vile food

    Lima beans. Brussel sprouts. Asparagus.
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    Re: Gentry custom boats....

    Still nothing. Hope he resurfaces soon.
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    Re: Balsa bashing- next build!

    I'll be following. Your planes are works of art.
    I recently built a balsa Cessna 170 from a kit.
    The results do not merit a photo on these hallowed pages.
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    Re: Too hot to work on the boat…

    Highest it got in Vermont was the high 80's.
    I actually had to turn on the A/C for a few days.
    Now it's back in the 70's with low humidity.
    I can take the boat out again!
    I HATE being trapped...
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    Re: Pastor robbed…

    They do indeed taint the church and, as a gung-ho church goer, these people piss me off big time.
  43. Poll: Re: Summer Vacation! Who is planning a vacation this summer?

    Retirement in Vermont it a 365 day-a-year vacation.

    We might go up to the coast of Maine for a few days in Sept.

    Saving money for the down payment on wife's new car coming in January.
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    Re: What is your go to pain med?

    Booze.

    Honestly, it is Anacin which is a combination of Aspirin and caffeine.
    Both not good for me, but it works better than anything else.
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    Re: Idle thoughts

    They don't. The rule is that passengers have to get out of their cars during the crossing. When the rule first went into effect a few years ago, it was enforced. Now it is ignored.
    I've been on...
  46. Re: Any suggestions as to who designed this yacht?

    Could be a 26' Stadel pilot cutter.
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    Re: Cruise of the Ketch Julia

    It's been a year now since you left on this great journey.
    Is there an end point or will you continue cruising until you feel you've had enough?
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    Re: Cruise of the Ketch Julia

    Can you share the link to this boat tracker thingie?
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    Re: Low level C17 flyby

    In depopulated areas or over fields and open water, 500'.
    So, I suppose planes could fly that low around area here in the boonies of Vermont.
    Of course, there are all those pesky mountains around...
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    Re: Really bad Joke of the Day

    Sorry, Beowolf, but your elephant jokes made me chuckle, not groan.
    Therefore, they do not rate as Really Bad Jokes. :D
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