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Old 10-01-2014, 09:40   #16
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Re: Sailor abandons boat off Florida coast

He has learned something ... he will be fine next time ...

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“Next time, I’m going to have a motor and a dinghy and I’ll be good,” he said.
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Old 10-01-2014, 09:49   #17
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Re: Sailor abandons boat off Florida coast

Maybe some food, a solar panel to charge the cell phone.
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- traveled to the boat on his skateboard
- had never sailed before
- got scared so got into a "raft"
- plans to get another boat and try again

probably didn't have the required $500/mo budget
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What a flake. I wonder who supplies him his pot for free.

And his mother came to get him. Probably grew up in one of those households where there are no "losers".

He doesn't want to live in our capitalist society but has no problem leeching off folks who do.

BINGO! This is the exact same thought that I had. Hates our society because they "exploit the masses" but meanwhile, he's exploiting whomever it is that is taking care of his child and all of the people from whom he gets things "for free."

Then, when things get tough, he wants the Norse gods and hs mom to bail him out - exploiting them as well.

Yet, he's above capitalism because that would require him to get a job.
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Why does he have to have dreadlocks and smoke pot..?
I know a few very competent sailors meeting that description.. ones around 21 and skippers his own 35ft tri around the Caribbean..
Addendum... has the Dreadlocks.. not the pot.
Someone missing that many brain cells must have killed them somehow. My guess is pot. Nothing against those who partake. There was a time when I did but I was much younger then.
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Old 10-01-2014, 10:19   #21
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Did you see the tow truck drivers mullet ?!?!
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I am glad his mommy came to get him. Probably had to take time off from her corporate job. Thanks mommy.
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This is my favorite quote.

I always try to get my basic necessities free: food, shelter, water, love, Turner said. Thats kind of like a mantra of mine. If you can find those things free then you really dont need much from the capitalist world in general.

So the nasty capitalist world is OK if it produces and contributes free food and shelter to him as long as he doesn't have to get his hands dirty.
He should be informed that "love" is NEVER free.... Should it be a wife or a hooker.... they both cost.... Unless of course it's a friend or neighbor looking for free love too....
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If you can find [food, shelter, water, love] for free then you really dont need much from the capitalist world in general.
sounds like a perfect candidate for the affordable care act
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sounds like a perfect candidate for the affordable care act
Except for his cell phone is dead and he probably doesn't have a computer. Maybe his mom can do it for him, or someone can donate their computer I mean he does like free stuff. C'mon lets all pitch in and help him out.
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You know he should have taken at least a ASA 101 sailing course. WAIT he has already taken the ASS 101 course and flunked.....
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You know he should have taken at least a ASA 101 sailing course. WAIT he has already taken the ASS 101 course and flunked.....
c'mon in his defense he did READ a book on sailing.
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Re: Sailor abandons boat off Florida coast

Does anyone else think that this thread should be renamed? Afterall, it leaves a completely erroneous impression to call him a 'sailor'! Something like 'landlubber leech', 'penurious pea-brain', 'deluded dimwit', or even 'silverspoon socialist swine' would be far more appropriate, in my opinion. Perhaps we should run a contest for renaming the thread.....

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January 10th of last year it seems.
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Re: Sailor abandons boat off Florida coast

I see his problem: he was not praying to the right Norse deities: instead of in and Tr he should have been praying to gir and Rn. I wonder how is doing now, a year later.
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