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Are you too old to sail?

It's a recurring question. There is a pretty good test to determine the answer.

How fast can you guess the following words and fill-in the blanks?

1. _ _NDOM

2. F_ _K

3. P_N_S

4. PU_S_

5. S_X

6. BOO_S

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1. RANDOM

2. FORK

3. PANTS

4. PULSE

5. SIX

6. BOOKS

If you got most of them wrong, you're not too old.


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Re: Are you too old to sail?

is there only one answer, or does that make me even older

1. faNDOM

2. FolK

3. PoNeS

4. PUrSe

5. SoX

6. BOOmS


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Re: Are you too old to sail?

Except for "Books" I got them all wrong. I'm more of a leg man.

We have three rules;
No screaming.
No bleeding on the sails.
No slobbering on the charts.
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Re: Are you too old to sail?

Well.....since i failed miserably. My boat is up for sale. I'm to old.
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Re: Are you too old to sail?

I suppose there are some that are born too old.

I did highlight that you have to fail the test (get them wrong) to pass it. Another test of mental capacity that one can follow.


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Now you know that i am to old. Can't follow directions or read.
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Re: Are you too old to sail?

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Now you know that i am to old. Can't follow directions or read.
Just hand your boat over to me, old timer. I'll take good care of it.
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Re: Are you too old to sail?

I couldn't see the little stick figure on the gallows anywhere on your post, so I guess I can't see well enough to sail?

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