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Old 18-10-2009, 13:28   #151
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The Goat assures me that the Limo thing was part of his training - and who are we to doubt the word of a goat?

As always in a solo RTW voyage last minute things seem to crop up, at the moment the online tracking system is causing a few problems - and the Goat cam is proving more difficult than it first appeared. Be reassurred that all sponsorship / donations have been well spent

The delay is regrettable, but I am sure no one in their right mind would want this endeavour to go off half cocked, and therefore put the Goat at unneccesary risk

Start should be within the next few weeks - CF.com will be kept up to date............
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Old 18-10-2009, 18:30   #152
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Mr. Old_ Jersey,

Thank you for your prompt response. At this time we are withdrawing further support and canceling all future promotional events for the goat.
A group of young gentlemen from a rather decrepit schooner offered to purchase the four bales of Alpine winter grass for a substantial amount of money. Subsequently in the aftermath of the celebratory party my assistant tied the used tennis shoes together and managed to throw them over the power lines outside of the office.
We wish you and the goat all the best.

If you or the goat have need of my services for a slip and fall or other personal injury matter please feel free to contact me at my new office in Costa Rica.

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Old 18-10-2009, 22:31   #153
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...to go off half cocked, and therefore put the Goat at unneccesary risk
As one of the organizers quietly putting together Foghorn Leghorns RTW, solo, unassisted trip I can assure you Mr. Leghorn is not a half a rooster. And Saltimanders, goats and other farmyard wannabes will be truly crushed by Our rooster's results.

And as for competing with dogs? We all know Foghorn's track record in that regard...
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Old 18-10-2009, 23:11   #154
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What I would like to know is what anchor does the goat prefer? Ronca, Mason supreme CQR or Bruce?
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Old 19-10-2009, 10:44   #155
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In his efforts to be cost efficient, Mr. Mander only used a open safety pin for an anchor. But he dove down and checked every placement. Thriftiness that I feel we should all emulate. 1


(1.taken from "Memoir's of an Ocean going Amphibian" by S. Mander)
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Old 19-10-2009, 12:05   #156
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TeeHee, you guys are too funny.
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Old 19-10-2009, 12:20   #157
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The goat cam will be crucial for the after voyage documentary. For the sound track of which, may I suggest The Rolling Stone's "Goats Head Sloop"?

Am I the only one concerned that the salamander's progress is just a little too fast? Is it possible he is just sailing in circles in the middle of the ocean while keeping two sets of log books? I believe that happened once before...
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Old 19-10-2009, 12:46   #158
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I leave for the weekend, and when I come back the goat suddenly has oversized balls and udders. The goat may be overqualified for this voyage.
Not at all… Hermaphroditism is a common condition in goats and many crabs transiting the world.

Interviews have been given but censors tend to bleat out the more graphic descriptions of life at sea as a single handed goat. The Gay community has firmly come out behind Mr. Goat in support.
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Old 06-11-2009, 08:08   #160
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To give this epic quest the boost it needs, a new movie is being released today (6Nov09) to draw attention to Team Goat's effort. There had been some doubt about getting the film into production, but once George Clooney signed on it began to snowball. Clearly, DOJ has connections in high places.

Check out the website for the film, here: The Men Who Stare At Goats

And here's the Wiki entry for the film: The Men Who Stare at Goats (film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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A dam shame that Goat only gets fifth billing behind those other hacks actors.
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I didn't know the Goat was participating in the Sydney-Hobart Yacht race!


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On a similar theme, I always wanted to sail the Vendee Globe. I was thinking it would be easier to get sponsorship if my proposal was in some way "different".

I was thinkijng that part of the sponsorship deal could be a sex change operation, then I could be the first trans gendered person to sail RTW single handed (unless someone already has that record?). Just think of the press opportunities for the sponsor,

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is there is a say which go something like :??
"beware of people who have no goatdam thing to lose"...
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is there is a say which go something like :??
"beware of people who have no goatdam thing to lose"...
Well, there is such a saying now, Cathy.
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Just wanted to update (and further hijack this thread) to say that Mr. S. Mander has now taken a exotic colorful (beautiful) mate and they plan on living the rest of their lives in a golf course pond in Florida. Look for him around "Circumnavigate Tee"
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