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Old 11-07-2016, 07:31   #16
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Re: My Favorite Thread(s)

Thee was one I loved and hated at the same time. It was a thread about a missing Schooner (I think) with family and crew. Many people banded together here and other forums to try and find them via satellite link. There was an outpouring of concern and it was a great example of what concerned cruisers are capable of.
On the other hand there were those who took a more morbid and defeatist attitude of "they're gone and to forget about them". Interesting enough I met one of the nay-sayers in La Paz. He was a pretty negative guy and his cruise ended in divorce and selling of their boat...go figure.

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Old 11-07-2016, 09:51   #17
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Re: My Favorite Thread(s)

Originally Posted by Ann T. Cate View Post
My all time favorite has been "Pictures of Anchors Setting," but I must say I am enjoying the "Bestevaer 49" thread a very great deal, and Evans Starzinger's thread where he was breaking lines of different sorts.

These two threads plus Delancey's(?) open source anchor thread are my favorites.

P.s. Delancey I still haven't put a plasma head on the 4x4 table, but after watching Steve's videos I have some ideas about moving forward. I'll try to post there this weekend. When I return home tonight I'll try to link those three threads.
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Definately my favorite is videos of anchors setting by Panope, with photos of anchors setting being a close second. Both nicely satisfy my anchorholic addiction...

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Old 11-07-2016, 11:53   #18
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Re: My Favorite Thread(s)

Originally Posted by Delancey View Post
I am sure everyone has their own. At least one that stands out in their memory against the blur of many thousands.

Perhaps you have several?

Here is the place to post a link to your favorite CF thread. Dig deep, do a search, I know it's out there. Thanks for sharing!

This seems rather "meta"; asking people to post on CF about strings of posts on CF. ☃⛵️🗿

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