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Old 21-02-2013, 21:24   #91
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That's a crock. The gators we get in our yard are about half that size but much less shy. I think the neighbors feed them small children.
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Old 21-02-2013, 22:16   #92
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How does all of this apply to a documented boat in storage for a couple of years. Do we need to sneak out of the country when we leave or should we pay some fee's to a state that stole an election?
The MOST useless and inflamatory post in the thread. Thanks

Listen, all you FL guys...stop lying! FL is AWESOME!!!!! Don't you be sending all the tourists to TX 'cause we don't need none of the Yankee nonsense!!!!
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Old 22-02-2013, 06:11   #93
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That's a crock. The gators we get in our yard are about half that size but much less shy. I think the neighbors feed them small children.
On the west coast of FL, we don't discriminate, we feed the gators any/all Yankees! We want the gators good and fat for the Pythons!
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Old 22-02-2013, 06:26   #94
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How does all of this apply to a documented boat in storage for a couple of years. Do we need to sneak out of the country when we leave or should we pay some fee's to a state that stole an election?

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And that is saying something!

A boat in long term storage would be an ideal snake den. Just sayin'
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i enjoyed my near year f cruising mostly fla, west coast area--didnt have any problems and everyone was friendly and we anchored wherever we wanted without problems...2009-2010....
i may return in a couplafew years, after i transit a canal and sail a lil more caribean....
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On the west coast of FL, we don't discriminate, we feed the gators any/all Yankees! We want the gators good and fat for the Pythons!
I know you say that in jest, but some people's stupidity just never ceases to amaze me.

I can't count how many cases I've seen where people move to Florida, buy a house on a lake, and then are absolutely shocked and frightened when they find out that an alligator lives there. And then they get angry and have the alligator killed when it does exactly what you should expect any alligator to do--eat little fluffy whom they let run loose all around the lake.

Of course, they never SAY that they had the alligator killed. Instead they'll say that they asked to have it "relocated." News flash! When an alligator is "relocated" that means it has been "relocated" into a pair of shoes, a handbag, several belts, and maybe even some tasty "alligator fingers" served at your local Beef O' Brady's.
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Old 22-02-2013, 08:36   #97
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So the baby gator says to the momma, momma, I don't understand why the good lord put us in charge of the whole earth and then threw us out of Eden...

Oh wait, maybe they're not in charge of us all. Unless you're a Jain or follow a similar sect, gators might just be food and eliminating anything local that might eat you first, is just how omnivores like humans have survived this long.

"Hey Luke, that cow could trample someone, better kill it and eat it first." And so it goes.

Personally, I'm convinced there are only gators and such because the good lord took a day off and then got lost before he got around to installing the little brass feet and handles and zippers in their dna. Luggage with teeth but no handles, honest, is that a sense of humor or what?! Who else provides free luggage--but puts teeth on it? Nossir, not Hermes, not Louis Vitton.
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...gators might just be food...
Actually, gators are pretty good food. I like the gator fingers.

But it is pretty stupid not to realize that they're here, and that they'll eat little fluffy if you let him run loose down by the lake. And then it is just self-delusion to pretend that you aren't asking to have the gator killed, skinned, and butchered when you call animal control to "relocate" it.

It's not that I object to killing and eating gators. It's just that I have a general lack of tolerance for stupid and self-delusional people.
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I hear you don't need to register your boat in Texas, there are no taxes in Texas, the wind is free and so is everything else.
Take that Gordo!
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Take that Gordo!
AND, you can buy a gun in Texas without a waiting period!!!!!



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AND, you can buy a gun in Texas without a waiting period!!!!!



Oh hell!!! Now you've done gone and done it! I may as well get ready to see my Marina fee go higher than $160 and get used to anchorages with more than just my boat

But Keel boats be warned! We got shallow muddy water here!
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If you come to Florida and want to anchor out instead of marina hop, this book looks pretty handy.
The Great Book of Anchorages
There are plenty of cruising guides that give you details about marinas, but they are usually pretty short of information on free anchorages. Anchorages rarely buy advertising.
The book goes as far north as Norfolk.
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That looks quite interesting HopCar...have you seen it yourself?
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That's the onliest reason you have it to yerself. Down FL way I can see when I'm running aground.
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so those chart depth readings are feet??!! ok..rules me out for some of it
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