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post #31 of Old 11-22-2011
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Last summer, I pulled into the yachting center at Newport, RI to top of my diesel before heading home. I told the dockhand, I was a little embarrassed becasue it would only take a few gallons. He said not to worry, they were not busy that day and went on to tell me of a 150 foot motor yacht that filled up there the prior week, taking 15,000 gallons of diesel. He said the bill came to just under $40,000. what kind of a tip do you think they left? And yeah, I'm cheap!

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