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Old 25-10-2009, 22:42   #16
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Great story sailones, thanks for sharing!
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Old 26-10-2009, 03:27   #17
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I've taken the liberty of editing sailone's story to make it a little easier to navigate - I hope he doesn't mind.

The True Story of Seven Twinkies

Thanks TaoJ and great work; you might guess I am with the "paragraph mob" and quickly gave up on the OP but your effort allowed me to enjoy the tale.
Thanks again
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Old 26-10-2009, 04:35   #18
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Yeah, well worth some paragraphs

With actual

Spaces

In between.........no names
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Old 26-10-2009, 04:56   #19
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Got a good beat. Easy to dance to.
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Old 26-10-2009, 20:43   #20
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Can you make a living being an editor on a boat?

Y'know I would love to edit somebody elses boko, you know chex it for speling and grannatical errers.
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Old 26-10-2009, 22:20   #21
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Tao.
Not fair.
I had to struggle through it all.
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Old 27-10-2009, 08:37   #22
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A good story to remind you how not to do things. Sort of like those bloody driver's ed films.
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Old 27-10-2009, 09:23   #23
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Yeah, I can't BELIEVE they didn't have a dry bag for the cigarettes and bong...
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I read the unedited version and I gotta say I enjoyed it.

It brought back memories of some crazy crap I did on a Sunfish 35 years ago.

Good story man.

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Old 27-10-2009, 10:26   #25
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Can you make a living being an editor on a boat?

Y'know I would love to edit somebody elses boko, you know chex it for speling and grannatical errers.

I know someone that is a copywriter. Works as logn as there is wifi every 5 days or so depending on the delivery date.
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Old 27-10-2009, 12:34   #27
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Wow, from the comments there are a lot of Norman Mailors in this forum....I enjoyed the story, was entertained by it and even took lessons from it which, in essence, every story should be capable of producing. Kudos Sailone, and kudos to Tao, again, for being the calm man in a crisis.....Allan
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Old 27-10-2009, 13:08   #28
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So how big was this thing...you almost make it sound like a Hobie cat?

Maybe I missed that paragraph...

Hey Tao....maybe your version could have a big "Read this first "arrow pointing to it in the OP .....as it is now..its Kind of like .." Now you tell me" kind of thing...but thanks anyway for the effort.
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I've taken your advice, Stillraining, and put a note at the top of Post #1. Oh, BTW, they were aboard a 19' Nacra beach cat which was either new, or at least new to the author, sailone. I used to own a Nacra 5.5 SL (18'), so I can really sympathize with their predicament.

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I liked it.....
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