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Old 07-28-2010
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Originally Posted by WanderingStar View Post
It's idiocy.
A 14 year old wants to get married, she's in love.
My neighbor's kid wants to quit school to focus on basketball.
Another wants to tattoo her face.
Let's let children decide everything. My brother's 4 year old wants her own house.
Oh, come off it. Please tell me you understand that there's a difference between getting a tattoo or getting married and going on a sailing trip. Even a very long sailing trip.

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Originally Posted by WanderingStar View Post
It's idiocy.
Picture this: Crew Wanted: sailing round the world, captain is a 14 year old girl. Who would even consider going? Really?
But she's not asking for crew, so what was the point in that jab?
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