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Old 08-09-2011, 13:45   #16
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To each their own
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Old 08-09-2011, 13:58   #17
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pix ofme online are few and far bewtween. my boat is an unknown to my past life. bought it in 2009, and stalking was removed in 1997. if you notice i do not post pix of me online, for the most part. and folks have to know for what exactly to look.
i lurked on htis site for a bit of time before i came out to post much. some folks are just that way.
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Old 08-09-2011, 14:21   #18
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Some of us are just plain ugly.
Maybe. But I post my real picture and even use my real name. I think this makes me "special".
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Old 08-09-2011, 14:26   #19
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Maybe. But I post my real picture and even use my real name. I think this makes me "special".
But Don, can we be sure that you haven't been digitally enhanced?

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Old 08-09-2011, 14:28   #20
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Maybe. But I post my real picture and even use my real name. I think this makes me "special".
Special like riding the school bus with a helmet special.
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Old 08-09-2011, 14:42   #21
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I was just wondering why do so many people view threads but do not respond? Why do people not show their faces on here?

I like knowing who I am talking to and also believe that people should know who I am. I was just sitting here wondering why...

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Maybe, like me, they are reading a thread because they don't know enough to reply but want to learn.

I try to not reply if I don't know what I'm talking about. Of course, there are those that are sure I don't know what I'm talking about when I do reply.
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Old 08-09-2011, 14:45   #22
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I like knowing who I am talking to and also believe that people should know who I am. I was just sitting here wondering why...

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OK. But it takes all kinds to make up the human kind. If we were all alike, this would be a boring place ;-)

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Old 08-09-2011, 15:00   #23
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Re: Why?

Normally I would not respond to this post, but in this case, and at your seeming insistance: here goes--

I don't know why they don't always respond, nor why they don't post their pictures. They don't want to, would be my best guess.

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Old 08-09-2011, 15:01   #24
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Re: Why?

When I have something to say that others have not already expressed, I post a message. Otherwise, I read without logging into the system.
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Old 08-09-2011, 15:25   #25
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For me i am just learning and dreaming about sailing
One day i want to get a trip together with a few friends to the Caribbeans
My plan is to go with the Moorings Captain only on a Cat..

WE will fly to ST Lucia and stay a few days at Ladera on the MTS.
and look at the pitons

Then set sail to the Grenadines for the snorkeling..
2 days in st lucia 6 days on the boat and then i thought we would stay 3 days in canouan before flying back
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Old 08-09-2011, 15:43   #26
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Some people don't have anything interesting to say. And realize it.....
And some of us don't....
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Old 08-09-2011, 15:54   #27
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Re: Why?

Two separate issues, right? I view many threads without responding, because:
- I don't know enough about the subject to respond.
- I see that someone with more familiarity with the subject has already responded.
- Someone has already said what I would've.
- My response will elicit a drawn-out argument(still working on avoiding this)
- I read a thread title that is interesting, but the course of discussion is less so.
- I start reading the last few posts of a thread, then realize I'll have to go back & read the other 100 pages in order not to repeat what has already been said.
- I read a thread with an interesting title, only to realize that the OP is following a hidden agenda of selling something or someone.

The other issue of who is behind the username, seems to be different on various forums. On some, the "invisible man/woman" seems to lack credibility, on other forums this is less so. I don't think that it is wise to put too much personal info on the 'net, yet, like many, I made that error.
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Old 08-09-2011, 15:58   #28
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A number of "members" of social groups online who do not post are process servers, cops, people looking for dead beat dads, and such. It does not make much sense because CF is open to those without membership.
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I am just too handsome. My beauty would distract everyone, and I would get endless pm's from cruiser forum babes.
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Old 08-09-2011, 16:15   #30
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I am just too handsome. My beauty would distract everyone, and I would get endless pm's from cruiser forum babes.

May I use your picture as my avatar?
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