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Call me an old fart, but it is ugly also!!!!


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@smackdaddy "The Fifth Element" totally fits!
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to me its obscene that anyone would spent that much money on a toy in a world with so much poverty,300,000,000,00 would feed a lot of illegals
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to me its obscene that anyone would spent that much money on a toy in a world with so much poverty,300,000,000,00 would feed a lot of illegals
Legals get fed first...illegals get back in line
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The article says the "A" went out the the anchorage area for ships... does anyone see an anchor on that thing? There's no place for a bow anchor to be deployed from as far as I can tell.

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I'm not into bashing but "6,000 miles, thanks to its 211,000-gallon fuel capacity." lets get real, where on the plant has anyone that had anything to do with that fugly thing been?

I'm really not impressed. If funny how money can makes some people stupid.
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I'm impressed, it only burns 35.167 gallons of fuel per NM... or 633 gallons of fuel per HOUR at a cruising speed of 18 knots... very impressive.

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I'm not into bashing but "6,000 miles, thanks to its 211,000-gallon fuel capacity." lets get real, where on the plant has anyone that had anything to do with that fugly thing been?

I'm really not impressed. If funny how money can makes some people stupid.

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I think it looks retro, and we got a close up look last month here in Panama. I will look for photos of the garage open. Then we saw her again in Las Perlas. I mentioned to Melanie that it looked like the anchor was wrong, but there were noticable scrapes on her hull.

As far as the big guys staring you down. Stare back they don't own the waters. If you are going to build something like that you have to expect the curious.......i2f

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