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Old 04-04-2008, 19:54   #16
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at least 200 nautical miles from the Somali coast
Wouldn't that put you on the beach on the otherside??
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Imho, any boat that size should have been armed with some big guns and used them.

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Absolutely! Most are. I wonder why they didn't decide to use them.
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Sorry folks. if they were or if they were not armed and if they should have or should not have is not a direction this topic is heading. We have been down that rat hole enough times over the years. We have a guns forum section and we are not bringing those topics in any other section.

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and it all goes quiet...........
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Yeah... odd. Would have thought that the topic had something to do with the taboo stuff. Since I worked on megayachts providing these types of services, I do know a bit about their "status." Guess I'll leave it at that. Don't need another banning... lol.
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Pblais,

Does this mean we should all "Bend Over" for pirates?

I'm just respectfully asking if you want to ban me for having an opinion for self preservation against those who would kill me, my crew, and rape my wife of 38 years, just say so and I'll leave....permanently.

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Didn't the French pussy out on their last hijacking in that area?
IIRC they paid the ransom and didn't kill a single one of the culprits.

It might have been another country
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Does this mean we should all "Bend Over" for pirates?
Oh please. Come on guy's get a grip. A simple thing was asked of all of us. Lets not take this thread into the Firearm debate. A simple plea, yet some have to screw it up.
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