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Re: Rules of thumb

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Originally Posted by SHNOOL View Post
Best rule of thumb?
"A rule of thumb is the best way to improperly remember what you have to do."

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Good ones?
"Red Right Returning."
That one will get you into trouble because it simply is not true everywhere, even in the US.

Quote:
"Big boat has right of way."
Always observe the tonnage rule.

Quote:
"Horsepower is inversely proportional to IQ."


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"It's not the boat it's the sailor." Usually said when boat "x" wins a race.
OTOH, Sometimes it IS the boat, as when boat "y" wins.


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