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Originally Posted by MIKEMCKEE View Post
How about the number of Guy's that are found after they have fallen off the boat with their zipper's down. I don't think the Coast Guard keeps a record of these thing's but I willing to bet it's higher than you think.
Actually they do keep such stats, Mike. And the most common answer, in answer to the question of what the man was doing before going overboard, was "urinating". It's been a while since I've read anything on it but it seems like the number was like 40% of the MOB cases. No other specific activity broke single digits in frequency. It's obvious, from this data, that women stay on the boat better! (g)

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