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Old 02-06-2011, 08:57   #16
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Re: 2000 Posts & I'm Still Stupid

Don, I know that boat, and it's an easy mistake to make because of where the breaker is located. So maybe it isn't that stupid after all. I can only wish some of my 'stupid' moves were that clever...
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Old 02-06-2011, 09:10   #17
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Having jammed that same windlass on a Hunter 410, I soon learned to take a boat hook forward with me when pulling up anchor. If the chain stacks up below the hawse it will cause that windlass to jam. Therefore, it's a good idea, every 50' or so, to knock the stack down with your boat hook to prevent the jamming in the first place.
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Oi

My avatar is copyright.

Now I have to look for another.

Grrrrr.
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Old 02-06-2011, 09:18   #19
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Laughter and tears here, because I recognize the symptoms of a mislead mind!
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Old 02-06-2011, 09:21   #20
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Re: 2000 Posts & I'm Still Stupid

I know I am still a "FNG", but I fail to comprehend how a lapse in judgement correlates to post count.
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Old 02-06-2011, 10:32   #21
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Oi

My avatar is copyright.

Now I have to look for another.

Grrrrr.

No no Miss Fixit. I was able to download it to my computer but couldn't upload it to CF cuz it was a .GIF or some such. MarkJ has kindly provided the solution, as his link was to a .jpg which will work. (And hope I thanked you Mark for explaining how you perused this site awhile back. Changed my lotech ways and saved me a lot of time! Gracias.)

Meanwhile, Anjou, your objection is noted and I will not use your avatar as I intended or for any other reason. Please don't go to further trouble. I was planning a dumb poll about sexy-ish avatars. Yours is #2 on my list behind JanetH's avatar, and there are some other good ones around that elicit naughty-cal thoughts in the minds of some hermitized degenerates of the sailing persuasion. I am NOT in that group needless to say.
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Sounds like a simple mistake to me. Or several in a row. Not stupid.

What worries me is that you have 2000 posts here and this was like your first time anchoring....that's just wrong. I suggest you try to get your number of days cruising to equal your number of posts on CF.
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When I was twenty, I thought I was wrong...but I was mistaken. Many years later I know I am wrong most of the time...but am never mistaken.
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Old 02-06-2011, 11:18   #24
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I in stine failed math. Geeesh!! I can't even spell his name
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It's called a learning curve, and unfortunately for me the curve was more verticle than a curve. Are we related?........i2f
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Just going along with Don's theme
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Sounds like a simple mistake to me. Or several in a row. Not stupid.

What worries me is that you have 2000 posts here and this was like your first time anchoring....that's just wrong. I suggest you try to get your number of days cruising to equal your number of posts on CF.

Say what? Where did I say it was my first time anchoring? Or are you just looking to trash someone and ruin a good time?
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Don, I really doubt that you can beat these guys, although some have implied that I might.

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