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Old 25-05-2009, 06:59   #16
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Dick that was Nasty, very Nasty.

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Old 25-05-2009, 12:22   #17
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Old 25-05-2009, 17:23   #18
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"A boat is better than a wife because" unlike a woman she is simple, can be learned and never changes. She is usually where you left her, she doesn't care if you don't visit her for two weeks, and is much cheaper.

I have a plaque on my boat that says " Like a woman the rigging costs more than the hull". So true. Like BB King sings " It costs two dollars to take her home, it cost two thousand to leave her alone."
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Old 25-05-2009, 17:56   #19
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Old 25-05-2009, 21:07   #20
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"Wait a minute, boats aren't better - they are exactly the same!"

Yep.
On a good day they both leave you feeling ecstatic.
And on a bad day they can both leave you feeling stuffed.
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Old 25-05-2009, 21:32   #21
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one can replace the word wife with the word husband just as easily lol--boat doesnt sweat so much....... boat doesnt fart.... boat doesnt belch.....boat doesnt always find something else to do like watch tv.....boat doesnt say anything whenya go to the sporty car races and leave (it) home....doesnt demand the remote and surf channels.....doesnt come home drunk 3 days later ......lol.....and is always there to take ya sailing........
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Old 26-05-2009, 04:29   #22
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one can replace the word wife with the word husband just as easily lol--boat doesnt sweat so much....... boat doesnt fart.... boat doesnt belch...
True, but:
Up in northern climes, most boats sweat.
Many boat (engines) fart & belch.
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Old 26-05-2009, 06:45   #23
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Old 26-05-2009, 11:59   #24
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one can replace the word wife with the word husband just as easily lol--boat doesnt sweat so much....... boat doesnt fart.... boat doesnt belch.....boat doesnt always find something else to do like watch tv.....boat doesnt say anything whenya go to the sporty car races and leave (it) home....doesnt demand the remote and surf channels.....doesnt come home drunk 3 days later ......lol.....and is always there to take ya sailing........
Lol. OK, let's hear from the ladies too!
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Old 26-05-2009, 12:04   #25
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but the REAL question should be: is a boat better than a dog?
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Old 28-05-2009, 06:05   #26
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True, but:
Up in northern climes, most boats sweat.
Many boat (engines) fart & belch.
but the farting and belching from the engine seems to be of a productive nature rather than recyclement nature and therefore only smells of diesel, a positive thing.....sweating wont be a problem as i plan on cruising in warmer waters than those in which i have been residing, and i havent had a sweating problem from boat yet---doesnt smell like goat lol...when she takes my money she doesnt run home to mom or another woman and she is a gooood and stable partner and fairly predictable....lol.....doesnt take up all the bed or take half from middle lol.....lets me sleep with gentle motion.....isnt socially unacceptable or gross in public.....mom actually likes boat .......lol..doesnt leave clothing on the floor....knows how to ge tmy attention for important things and doesnt whine if i have too much wine lol......as far as better than a dog---she doesnt have to be walked or trained lol...wont bite unless i mess up and hit something with my body parts lol....doesnt try to do tricks to entertain me......and doesnt eat me out of house and home lol....and with new perkins engine, purs like a snow leopard ......awesome......lol.....
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There are more similarities than differencies.
Translation from swedish poster:
They both need a coat of paint before going out.
When she gets old she starts to squeek and whine and becomes hard to handle.
If left unattended for just a moment she'll take control of the helm.
Must be handled by a man.
Responds poorly to overloading.
Must be rigged by a man.
Costs more to maintain than you'd expect.
Changes name when she changes owner.
Could drag a man into the deep.

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Old 28-05-2009, 11:49   #28
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A boat is better than a wife because . . .

. . . I can trade my 40 in for a pair of 20's if I want to, as long as I can afford the upkeep!

[edit from wife: "Bub, you ain't wired for 2-20!"]
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There's just the added excitement of having a mistress!!!!!!!!!!!!!!........i2f
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There's just the added excitement of having a mistress!!!!!!!!!!!!!!........i2f
Yes, good point there i2f, a boat wouldn't mind a bit ...

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