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    Default Off my dock today.

    Got back from grocery shopping and looked out behind the house.

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    Went down to our dock for a closer look.

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    Silver Shalis. 53 meters. 800 tons. Owned by Larry Silverstein, developer of the World Trade Center. Looks like they dropped anchor for the night. All lit up now, quite pretty.
    Fight Entropy, build a wooden boat!

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    Default Re: Off my dock today.

    'Off my dock'?

    Is that similar to 'Off My LAWN!!!'?
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    Default Re: Off my dock today.

    Do you have a rocker?

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    Default Re: Off my dock today.

    Did you take a ride out and say hello?
    Tom

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    Default Re: Off my dock today.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Wilkinson View Post
    Did you take a ride out and say hello?
    Was getting late. If they are still around in the morning I’ll pop by on the way to coffee.
    Fight Entropy, build a wooden boat!

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    Default Re: Off my dock today.

    Ask for some Grey Poupon.

    Kevin
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    Default Re: Off my dock today.

    Do you think Larry has the con? Or does he just live there?
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    Default Re: Off my dock today.

    Why are most of these things so ugly?

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    Default Re: Off my dock today.

    Is it possible to make them pretty? I bet they looked better while the money was still in the bank....

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    Default Re: Off my dock today.

    Do the pointy post caps keep the pelicans off?

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    Default Re: Off my dock today.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jimmy W View Post
    Do the pointy post caps keep the pelicans off?
    That and shed rainwater.
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