dishonesty is the best policy - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related)
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 06-14-2007
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Seaside, Florida
Posts: 3,327
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
sailhog has a spectacular aura about sailhog has a spectacular aura about
dishonesty is the best policy

Had the perfect day today. First thing this morning I told my wife I'd drop the kids off at summer camp, and come home and work all day. I then told my various bosses that I'd be at home working as well. My wife went to work, I rode my bike with the kids to camp, and then I went direclty to the boat. The sun was out, it was cool, and blowing 15kts on Port Royal Sound. Dolphins were fricking EVERYWHERE. Sailed all over creation for the next 2.5 hours, and then came back in. Docked without damaging the boat, got on my bike, picked my kids up, and we all rode home together. Once there, I discovered one of those Heineken minikegs in the refrigerator -- an early father's day present from my wife! Called her, my editors and everyone else I lied to. Nobody had a clue -- not even the kids! If I get laid tonight, it'll be on record as the best day of my life... I'm going to start lying all the time from now on.
Just thought I'd share...
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 06-14-2007
TrueBlue's Avatar
Señor Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Narragansett Bay
Posts: 4,853
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 13
TrueBlue is a jewel in the rough TrueBlue is a jewel in the rough TrueBlue is a jewel in the rough
I've told the truth to everyone today and what did I get for it?

My wife and I slept on the boat last night - typically provides a great night's sleep. I was up most of the night thinking about a design presentation I was supposed to present to my client at 2:30 this afternoon. Feel like a zombie!

I've been knocking myself out all morning completing the renderings. 10 minutes ago, at exactly 2:30 - the time he was supposed to be here, he calls to say he'll be a "couple hours late". So now I have to wait until 4:30 to make the presentation.

Give me some of what you've been smoking sailhog.
__________________
True Blue . . .
sold the Nauticat
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 06-14-2007
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Seaside, Florida
Posts: 3,327
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
sailhog has a spectacular aura about sailhog has a spectacular aura about
I gave up crack several days ago... I think it's the constant, relentless lying about a million little things that's gotten me to this blessed state of mind. TB, I'd suggest you do the same. Just lie, lie, lie, lie, lie and perhaps you too will find the path to your salvation.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 06-14-2007
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 5
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Saylah is on a distinguished road
Had a beautiful wind here in Fla this morning, my buddy and I were gonna knock off work for a couple of hours and head out and make it back in time for a 2 pm conf call. Of Course.... get to the marina.... 2 knots of wind. WTF?... the flags were strait out an hour ago. Wind is a fickle thing..... after 30 minutes of waiting I put the hatch covers back on and we headed back to work.... what a bummer.
__________________
Fair Winds _/)
S/V Judy Darlin'
"Sailing a'int for sissies!"

Last edited by Saylah; 06-14-2007 at 03:56 PM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 06-14-2007
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Seaside, Florida
Posts: 3,327
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
sailhog has a spectacular aura about sailhog has a spectacular aura about
Saylah, you forgot to lie to someone about what you were doing. Not to get all preachy, but that's why the winds betrayed you...
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #6  
Old 06-14-2007
bestfriend's Avatar
Hitchin' a ride
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: In my mind, I live in Oslo
Posts: 3,191
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 11
bestfriend is a jewel in the rough bestfriend is a jewel in the rough bestfriend is a jewel in the rough
Hog, your wife is here with me and she says thats not funny.
__________________
Great men always have too much sail up. - Christopher Buckley


Vaya con Dios
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #7  
Old 06-14-2007
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Seaside, Florida
Posts: 3,327
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
sailhog has a spectacular aura about sailhog has a spectacular aura about
Bestfriend, you're lying, and therefore you can expect to have a wonderful day.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #8  
Old 06-14-2007
bestfriend's Avatar
Hitchin' a ride
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: In my mind, I live in Oslo
Posts: 3,191
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 11
bestfriend is a jewel in the rough bestfriend is a jewel in the rough bestfriend is a jewel in the rough
Its easier to beg for forgiveness than it is to ask for permission.
__________________
Great men always have too much sail up. - Christopher Buckley


Vaya con Dios
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #9  
Old 06-14-2007
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Seaside, Florida
Posts: 3,327
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
sailhog has a spectacular aura about sailhog has a spectacular aura about
Quote:
Originally Posted by bestfriend
Its easier to beg for forgiveness than it is to ask for permission.
Excellent point. However, if you want to follow the path of the righteous, you would try to lie your way out of the situation. Again, not to sound preachy...
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #10  
Old 06-14-2007
bestfriend's Avatar
Hitchin' a ride
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: In my mind, I live in Oslo
Posts: 3,191
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 11
bestfriend is a jewel in the rough bestfriend is a jewel in the rough bestfriend is a jewel in the rough
First deny, then deflect, then make counter accusations. Its the American way.
__________________
Great men always have too much sail up. - Christopher Buckley


Vaya con Dios
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Re: spam policy NewsReader Mass Bay Sailors 0 07-12-2006 11:15 AM
Roadshow: State policy forces pothole repair to slop over into a.m. commute (San Jose Mercury News) NewsReader News Feeds 0 04-28-2006 11:15 AM
The Right Insurer and the Best Policy Michael J Smith Buying a Boat Articles 0 06-03-1999 09:00 PM
The Right Insurer and the Best Policy Michael J Smith Cruising Articles 0 06-03-1999 09:00 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:10 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.