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Old 06-10-2011, 14:08   #61
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Re: What's the Worst Piece of Advice You've Ever Received ?

I couldn't.

I was on my hands and knees at the desk just outside the elevator. Pushing.

I delivered about 12 minutes later...

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Old 06-10-2011, 14:10   #62
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Here, try some of this, you'll feel great!
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"You must have a windlass for traveling the ICW." Spent over 900 usd for a Lewmar electric winch and hundreds for wire etc. Sold it after using it less than half dozen times. Sheesh!
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Here, try some of this, you'll feel great!

Hmmm...I always thought that was good advise...What was my name again???
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Re: What's the Worst Piece of Advice You've Ever Received ?

That bottom paint was not that big of a deal :-)
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Re: What's the Worst Piece of Advice You've Ever Received ?

"These old diesel engines are easy to fix."

A wasted and 6 months and $4k later I realize I need a new engine.
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omg... when they said that to me the air turned blue and my husband offered up diplomatically "I don't think she can stop it at this point"...
Same here when my twins were born, nothing was going to stop them!
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Grow up.

Nope. Aint gona do it. Can't see any reason to.
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Sail small, sail now.

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"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."
If that's the worst advice you ever got, what was the best?
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If that's the worst advice you ever got, what was the best?
"Never give advice, never take advice"

Now, that's good advice.
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"Never give advice, never take advice"

Now, that's good advice.
Bummer. A real thread-ender.

Off course, folks like that learn mostly by peeing on the electric fence and playing jacks in the street. Yes, I have a teenager .

Worst advice? "Just bear off in the puffs in a squall." This is generally from people who have never experienced a real blast, ripped a sail, or pitchpoled a boat. Better, reduce canvass. A lot.
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I couldn't.

I was on my hands and knees at the desk just outside the elevator. Pushing.

I delivered about 12 minutes later...

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We know you are tough.

Do you wait that long to reef too?
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"dont worry...it wont hit here..."
hurrycame advice..lol..... we see if is good or bad after these 2 come and go....
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We know you are tough.

Do you wait that long to reef too?
naw.... no chance to reef... THIS squall blew up with no advanced warning. First signs of the incipient storm were only a coupla hours before... and that sail is not one that can be reefed inna jiffy!

Honest. Really. First babies are NOT supposed to come in 3 hours... a month early...

Like a hurricane in May...

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