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mrsunking 04-11-2007 06:58 AM

I Cant Sleep
 
For several years now I have suspected that there where many animals swimming around in the area directly encompasing the hull of my boat. A few days ago my fears where proven justified when some of the critters had managed to get on board and proceeded to prowl through and sniff my rations. While I havent actually seen any of the creatures (it happens at night and the lights are off) I am sure that this has been going on for quite some time. I believe that these gnome-like creatures are able to magically move from underneath the hull, through the hull, and into the cabin. Is there any special type of bottom paint that would deter them?

billangiep 04-11-2007 07:41 AM

I'd throw some chicken gizzards over the side to keep them at bay or you could just invite one of Giu's aunts over for the evening?

sailingdog 04-11-2007 07:43 AM

Billagiep-

Don't encourage him...I think he went off his meds... the voices seem to be speaking to him again.... ;)

Sabre66 04-11-2007 07:43 AM

Wrap your boat with heavy duty aluminum foil, top to bottom, that ought to do the trick.:rolleyes:

Sabre66 04-11-2007 07:46 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sailingdog
Billagiep-

Don't encourage him...I think he went off his meds... the voices seem to be speaking to him again.... ;)

Geezz... SD I was trying the subtle approach.:D

TrueBlue 04-11-2007 07:48 AM

I've heard good things about Narconon . . . might reduce the occurance of your gnome attacks. :cool:

PBzeer 04-11-2007 08:30 AM

Remember, before you do anything, you'll have to file an enviormental impact statement, get clearance from PETA, and check with your local Wicca coven that you aren't messing with their familars.

Neises 04-11-2007 10:54 AM

Could be mermaids, might wanna leave out milk & cookies instead.

Kernix 04-11-2007 10:59 AM

set a cage trap, catch one, take it to someone who knows what it is and what kind of "shtuff" you can leave out to keep them away - usually something with a smell that they don't like, like that of a predator. Where are you - on a lake, large bay, ocean - US - East or West coast? How about adopting a dog from the SPCA?

Hawkeye25 04-11-2007 11:05 AM

This is what I'm thinking. Get on E-Bay and get a Star Wars Light Sabre. Hide under your covers and burst out every 17 minutes or so with a 1,000,000 candlepower spotlight, screaming and flourishing the Light Sabre. I guarantee you will be able to sleep soundly by the third night.


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