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Silent? Hmm, I don't want to talk politics, had enough of that when I worked in DC; that keeps me out of the "off topic" forums. I don't want to get into fights and I don't want to talk about things I know nothing about (like racing). Now I seem to have cut myself out of about 80% of the threads ...

About the other 20%, I'm willing to contribute if I've got something to say. Otherwise, you can find me in the cockpit, watching the water go by. If I seem to be gloating about living on my boat instead of in a cubicle, yeah, you got that right!

Seriously, I've made a lot of friends through Sailnet - I love this place!
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If I seem to be gloating about living on my boat instead of in a cubicle, yeah, you got that right!

Seriously, I've made a lot of friends through Sailnet - I love this place!
BS you don't like fighting! Heh-heh.
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Now I'm just confused.

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BS you don't like fighting! Heh-heh.
OTOH, I only learn when I'm listening. Anything I say, I already know.

So maybe I can claim that I'm just maximizing the value (to me!) of my online time by learning as much as possible?

Nah, I didn't think you'd be fooled by that one!
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Chef2sail<----not fooled by wingnwing. I enjoy talking to you in any forum. I have also met a lot of nice people on Sailnet. Only 310 days (approx) to our next Annual Sailnet Rondevous at the Maryland Yacht Club.
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Well, Jaye and Denise would be just two of the nice people I've met in RL thanks to SailNet. If I'm fortunate I'll one day meet Donna too.

Can't seriously imagine that anyone with a bit of sense would be dismissive of women...that would be foolish!
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OTOH, I only learn when I'm listening. Anything I say, I already know.
That doesn't limit the boys, why should it limit you?
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Not to sure why we ladies don't post as often as we should but that is the reality of all bulletin boards on the internet. Like in real life we mostly listen, take notes and learn what we can. Once in while, when we contribute, choose the topic with great care in what we have to say. Most of us are not as bold as the other gender into entering discussions which may lead to arguments on how things should be right or wrong. Just the nature of the beast.
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