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Old 17-01-2014, 18:10   #1
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Situational awareness fubar

Anyone see this yet?

Mega Yacht Crashes into Point-no-Point Lighthouse | Kitsap Report
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Re: Situational awareness fubar

A little early for April fools is it not ???????
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Old 17-01-2014, 18:32   #3
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Re: Situational awareness fubar

Badly written, badly Photoshopped and yacht is much larger

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Old 18-01-2014, 06:15   #4
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Re: Situational awareness fubar

It is satire... relax and enjoy!!!
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Re: Situational awareness fubar

It got me at first, quickly enough to get me to write an email to a friend who lives only a mile up the beach from there.
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Re: Situational awareness fubar

Why do you think New York's "Ambrose" lightship is now a small pole stuck into the mud? Too many ships set their autopilots to those coordinates, and kept bashing into the lightship.
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Re: Situational awareness fubar

cute....

we did have a mega crash into a rocky outcropping that jumped out in front of them, and a sailboat cruising had experienced an island attack, so be on lookout for wandering rocks and islands.....
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Too funny....Although I find awareness to be lacking in many let alone situational awareness!,,,,,/),,,,,
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