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Old 20-12-2010, 18:31   #31
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re; Gilligan's island...the real question for sailors has always been would you pick Ginger or Mary Ann? Kinda like the deal between a multi and a mono... sorta
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Thats easy Maryanne....no wait.... Ginger ahhhh no.. mrs Howell
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Old 20-12-2010, 19:51   #33
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but back to the point

I have a pal who wouldn't consider cruising without air conditioning. This from a guy who drives a truck on the North Slope. That's laughable to me but wonder how many forum readers feel the same? I'm sure we all have our bottom comfort level line.
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WingNwing and MaxingOut seem to share my understanding of "what it takes". It's more than a choice made by money or comfort and it's not a choice of "one size fits all" or a choice that is right or wrong. I know of historical events where it's happened, but the people here aren't those that have been forced to live aboard boats in exile. Some thrive with minimal assets and some are carefree with excess, but neither is less honorable and all have access to a rewarding adventure.
True That! But warm beer? Yuck!
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WingNwing and MaxingOut seem to share my understanding of "what it takes". It's more than a choice made by money or comfort and it's not a choice of "one size fits all" or a choice that is right or wrong. I know of historical events where it's happened, but the people here aren't those that have been forced to live aboard boats in exile. Some thrive with minimal assets and some are carefree with excess, but neither is less honorable and all have access to a rewarding adventure.
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True That! But warm beer? Yuck!
Thats an English thing... anyway... warm alcohol kicks in quicker and the bonus is one does not head for the loo quite as soon as the cold chemicals drinkers...
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