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OK one question...why do you guys call it FOOTBALL and the guys run with it (a melon not a ball) in their hands????

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Then it should be called "kick mellon"
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There is no ball either....
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It's a melon shaped ball.
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so....there is melon!!!
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Every 20 years isn't bad. Still have my poster from the last time. Could be worse, we could be talking about the Cubbies!
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In honor of Peter Blake our entire troupe will be wearing red socks to honor his remarkable sailing life and career. Looks like interesting seminars; can't hardly wait to listen to Stone and meet up with my neighbor Jack Klang. Like to see how much weight Bitchin can possibly have put on since last year. See ya at the pier.
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As an update to the above post. Todays date is 06Feb07. The Strictly Sail Chicago show was good but the weather was the pits. Two years ago it was a record setting 60 degrees in Chicago. This year it was not a record setting but still a mind numbing single digets F and below. Met a couple of apparently good dealers; one from B&G Chicago and another from the Forespar Products in California. Its refreshing to discuss technical issues about sailing products and have a represenative understand the product better then I do and freeely give seasoned advice. They both have my future business. The seminars that I attended were quite interesting and educational.

The Yanmar display was wonderful but the minimum wage represenatives attending it were not. I believe that the Lewmar windlass represenatives were hired from the same job bank pool as Yanmar, knowing little about the product and caring less about real world concerns.

The Amtrak got us home but just barely. All transportation including the highways and the airways were shut down due to copious amounts of snow and blizzard winds except for the trains. A five hour Amtrak train ride became a 14 hour wait and ride. The train cars boarding doors and heads kept freezing and failing. The train crew was outstanding, bravely facing the bitter cold and wind to couple and uncouple locomotives in the countryside so that we could proceed to our destination. It would be easy to complain about the slow progress of the trip, but when all hands are on deck facing the teeth of winters wrath, one is but an inconsiderative and insensitive fool but to appreciate the dedicated service of these outstanding individuals. Bravo Amtrak! VIVA the rails!

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