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Swell definition

How can one describe swell?

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Usually I swell when I drink water...


But swell is more less the over normal influence of water.. due to storms , tidal fluctuations etc...swell is above and beyond the normal rise of water in an average condition...

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Swells are the effects of weather systems that are a good distance away and have traveled to where you are. Seas are the effects of local weather systems. The two combined give you the local sea state.

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Swell is a code word for gay...as in "That SailingDog is a SWELL guy!"

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Cam is a swell guy with no boat...and no RV... he's currently wearing a kilt and saddlebacking sheep in the backwoods of NC.

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This looks like another swell thread to ignore!

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I drives me dinghy!
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It's always the livestock molesting with you guys. Why is that?

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FOUL! Valiente did not use "SWELL" in his thread!

should been.......

"It's always the livestock molesting with you SWELL guys. Why is that?"

I have nothing to do with livestock other than hauling the shift off!

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This looks like another swell thread to ignore!

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It's always the livestock molesting with you guys. Why is that?


Maybe it's time to add another forum title!?!?
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This looks like another swell thread to ignore!

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It's always the livestock molesting with you guys. Why is that?


Maybe it's time to add another forum title!?!?
A swell forum about livestock? That'll put them in their place!

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