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I just read that more beer will be consumed in the US today than any other single day or weekend. We really know how to celebrate our independence, don't we? "Let go get some alochol and explosives!"

As far as boat ramps go, I think someone needs to invent a device that won't let you put your tow vehicle in reverse unless the plug is in the boat.
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I think you meant to say "having a piece of paper that says you are competent does not make it true."
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I think you meant to say "having a piece of paper that says you are competent does not make it true."
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Yep, forgot the n't on does
Dang! And here I was looking for those old achievement test scores so I could prove I am really not all that stupid.
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stupid boat tricks...

this is from fathers day

the scene

189k 36 ft cigarette
9 hours on current owner
7 months to deliver said vessel

.... just past the "no wake zone" pappa gotbux slapped the throttles on twin 525 hp motors.

then, tried to turn.
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I, for one, am completely disgusted at those photos, Cardiac!

The idea that in this day and age some people still continue to throw their cigarettes in the water is utterly appalling.

Hope he was fined accordingly.............
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America's "real" Cup or at least, it appears, the one America will be hoisting today:



and if you have too many of these, you will see double...
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I just read that more beer will be consumed in the US today than any other single day or weekend.
Hard to believe it beats the Superbowl.

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As far as boat ramps go, I think someone needs to invent a device that won't let you put your tow vehicle in reverse unless the plug is in the boat.
It's called a brain. A device that makes people use their brain, that would be handy!
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