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Old 27-08-2008, 19:07   #1
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photo link disappearing

I posted a link to a photo in the first post in this thread.

Mono guys, you've gone too far this time!!


Certain people using firefox can't seem to access the link. I posted the link because when originating the post, I used the photo tool to put in this link

http://catalpa.amberdell.com/images/hunter_the_edge.jpg

The photo appeared in the text area of the editing mode of the post just fine, but when I saved the post the photo disappeared.

Is this a glitch?
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Old 27-08-2008, 19:25   #2
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Think it works for me and I'm on Firefox. Use the "insert image" icon on the editor toolbar above (in advanced mode, doesn't show up on quick reply) and paste in the full URL.
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Old 27-08-2008, 19:48   #3
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Rick..that's what I used, let me try it again in that thread
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Old 27-08-2008, 21:22   #4
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Jeez - this photo is like mold - It's spreading evreywhere - LOL

And once again for the record - skiing behind a sailboat is plain wrong! hahahaha...

(It looks like photoshop ;-)
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Old 27-08-2008, 22:49   #5
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No...it's real....reminds me of the time they landed a Piper Cub on a Drift-r-Cruz Houseboat
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Old 28-08-2008, 05:16   #6
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A neighbor on our creek used to pull waterskiers with his MacGregor 26. Dang thing threw a big wake! I agree with Dan. It's too weird seeing a sailboat doing something like that!
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Old 28-08-2008, 08:09   #7
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I have seen a picture of a guy skiing behind a large Privilege catamaran, under power.
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Old 28-08-2008, 08:15   #8
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I have seen a picture of a guy skiing behind a large Privilege catamaran, under power.
No kidding! Wow!

Does anyone know how many knots it takes to keep a water skiier up?

If I recall, it was much easier to get up on a wake board...
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The skier was being towed from the masthead, so I suspect that this angle of tow helped get them up.

Here are a couple of videos





and finally behind a hobie 17

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The first one is not skiing, it's snarking. We have too many kids in our family that windsurf and kite board not to know the difference.

I can't tell about the other two but they look like wake boards at a minimum.
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Old 28-08-2008, 09:07   #11
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First one is definitely a surfboard behind a boat. We used to call snowboarding with a tow rope behind a snowmobile "snarking" in the old days of the sport, so I assume it's the same.

Pretty incredible though in any case. I loved the second video. The moment that sail was raised, WOOSH! - off the skiier went.
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