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Old 09-20-2009
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When I bought my boat there was an inflatable snake aboard. "What the hell?" I wondered. Then I read on sailnet that it's to scare birds. I was sceptical, but I put it on the boom. No poop since then.
I had a fake snake, it worked for about a season then the birds and the snake made Friends and often dined together...
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LOL. Well, my deck was soiled this week. But the snake had slipped off the top of the boom. I don't know if it was bad positioning, or braver birds. I'll let you know.
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