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According to the artical they've been together for four years, That should really get the hair up on a wombat. 51:19

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Of course I'm serious.
He wants her there.. she wants to be there.. what ever her motives are.
(Quite frankly this would be more than enough incentive enough for me;

I say it depends on the man, and depends on the woman...

I can't help but to wonder how much chocolate and wine he has on board.
LMAO And if she understands "What a man means when he says..."

However I'm 46 (yes my pic is recent, less than 3 wks) and Life is just beginning!!!

I absolutely understand why a 25 y/o guy would want to take 1000 23 y/o out in one day..

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Despite all the sex jokes I have know doubt that they are committed to each other and to the goal..However you have to wonder if any love is strong enough to complete a voyage like that? I wish them all the luck.

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I think that if they have the right person, that voyage will be relatively easy—from a relationship point of view. I'm speaking from the viewpoint of a person who did go through a very difficult journey with my soulmate, and had chosen to make that journey.

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It will be a pleasure to watch it unfold. I am pulling for them to make it although I would not risk any money. I am going to claim day 77.
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Despite all the sex jokes I have know doubt that they are committed to each other and to the goal..However you have to wonder if any love is strong enough to complete a voyage like that? I wish them all the luck.

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You know what? I wish them well too.
And yes there is a love that is more than strong enough for them to complete a voyage like this. The question at hand however is .. do they have that kind of love.. Even if they were/are just friends.. that kind of love does exist on that level too.
It's called unconditional and has a great deal to do with forgiveness.

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It will be a pleasure to watch it unfold. I am pulling for them to make it although I would not risk any money. I am going to claim day 77.
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I can only imagine...



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Brenda,

While I wish them success, as I certainly would anyone at sea, I am inclined towards a jaundiced view. I'd suspect that the age differential is not such an issue as is the woman's youth. I would regard her as being in what I call the transformational years, where opinions and beliefs are formed, and often abandoned as quickly as formed. Were she somewhere upwards of thirty, I'd be much less sceptical. Somewhere west of Suez she decamps, and I just happen to have ten bucks.

As far as the portion of the log you posted, I am of conflicting opinions on it. After concluding that it was a bunch of claptrap, I was wondering if it's origin is some left over communal living sentiments from the sixties, or ignorance of the fact that Captain Bligh has been there, done that, and only missed out on the T-shirt marketing potential. I suspect that they are more likely to be underwritten by Phizer, the maker of Viagra, than they are by the National Geographic Society.

I am hopeful that I shall be proven wrong in all respects, especially hoping that the results of the voyage will transform 20ish women world-wide from being an irritant to older men into adoring admirerers.(g) I'm not risking my ten bucks on that though.

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Brenda,

While I wish them success, as I certainly would anyone at sea, I am inclined towards a jaundiced view. I'd suspect that the age differential is not such an issue as is the woman's youth. I would regard her as being in what I call the transformational years, where opinions and beliefs are formed, and often abandoned as quickly as formed. Were she somewhere upwards of thirty, I'd be much less sceptical. Somewhere west of Suez she decamps, and I just happen to have ten bucks.

As far as the portion of the log you posted, I am of conflicting opinions on it. After concluding that it was a bunch of claptrap, I was wondering if it's origin is some left over communal living sentiments from the sixties, or ignorance of the fact that Captain Bligh has been there, done that, and only missed out on the T-shirt marketing potential. I suspect that they are more likely to be underwritten by Phizer, the maker of Viagra, than they are by the National Geographic Society.

I am hopeful that I shall be proven wrong in all respects, especially hoping that the results of the voyage will transform 20ish women world-wide from being an irritant to older men into adoring admirerers.(g) I'm not risking my ten bucks on that though.

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