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Old 04-08-2016, 13:28   #16
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Re: Most frequent lie encountered while cruising

autumnbreeze--sounds like you been cruising same areas as i have.,,,, lol and wifi-- dayummm here, it makes barras look perfect.. and so we have so much fun... biggest lies however were from alleged repair individuals. if they speak english they be lying. ok..

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Old 04-08-2016, 13:37   #17
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The boat I'm selling is fine, despite the contradicting opinion of the last 3 surveyors.
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Old 04-08-2016, 14:40   #19
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Not a lie, they just don't know any better.
I just bought this boat and its all ready to go. I read a book and just need a second hand, easy trip. Sure the chart plotter is up to date and has all the detailed charts. I can go 6 knots so we can do 400 miles in just a few days. Yes the refer works and of course the fuel is clean, I just topped it off.

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Old 04-08-2016, 14:47   #20
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Re: Most frequent lie encountered while cruising

And then there is the inimitable Aussie lie, applicable in so very many situations:

"No worries, mate, She'll be right!"

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"No worries, mate, She'll be right!"
Love that...and I've heard it!...ha ha
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... if they speak english they be lying ...
Since you’re speaking writing in English, may we take it that you’re lying?
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Old 05-08-2016, 08:12   #23
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Re: Most frequent lie encountered while cruising

I found a lot of marina Wi-Fi systems did not live up to my expectations. I'm not sure that was a "lie", the person telling me that they had Wi-Fi probably never tried to use it.
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And then there is the inimitable Aussie lie, applicable in so very many situations:

"No worries, mate, She'll be right!"

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The thing is.... right is relative.


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It was nasty. The seas were 8 - 10 feet.
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yea...and it starts on the first or second pull....
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The classic: "She is my wife."
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Re: Most frequent lie encountered while cruising

That you need a modern, 40+foot new boat.

That you need an electric windlass, a big outboard, multiple heads, inboard shower, a watermaker, a big freezer... or any number of other "must haves."

This, and the latest weather forecast ... always seems to be a lie ;-)


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