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New method of passing under bridge.

Maybe you guys have seen this one before, but I hadn't so I thought I'd share:

Getting Under the Bridge
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Re: New method of passing under bridge.

Egads! That's the darndest thing I've ever seen!

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Re: New method of passing under bridge.

I've seen that sequence of pics before. As I recall, Snopes.com has a full description of what happened.

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Re: New method of passing under bridge.

Slow but steady - you're right - here it is:

snopes.com: Towboat Goes Under Bridge

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Re: New method of passing under bridge.

Hi Larry and /Suzi:

Are you still in Galesville. Hope all is well. We're off to the UK for 3 weeks. House swapping with a family on the Exe River off the English Channel. Maybe see you when we get back.

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Re: New method of passing under bridge.

Nope: Sold the boat on Sept 4, buying a home in Vero Beach, Fl. Closing should be this week. When we moved all of our stuff off the boat, the waterline came up by 3 1/2 inches.
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Congrats. We wish you well in Florida and life ashore.
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Re: New method of passing under bridge.

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Looks like they sailed through the woods before hitting the river and then the bridge.

I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
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