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Beware, Jimmy Buffet causes seasickness,trust. If your into all the moody crap try Nick Drake, Pink Moon. Denr if you like Sting ,try Cold Play.-thomas
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Jimmy Buffett only causes seasickness because of the need to have a margarita while you listen to it. Listen too long (while anchored of course) and you have too many. There is the seasickness right?
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It has nothing to do with margaritas, his music is terrible. I never get seasick and on a passage last year I started feeling bad. I heard something down below and at the beginging of the trip I mentioned I am kool with anything except Jimmy Buffet and Phil Collins. I was on watch and on of my mates had slipped it in. I swear once it was stopped I started feeling better. On a trip I just got back on ,again the same thing happened on one of our legs. This time the whole cd played . I thought it was Buffet but the other guy was cooking so I didnt stick my head below. The wind and seas were picking up and I thought well maybe its because I havent been offshore in a while and this was our first leg. Once I went below for chow my ears started screaming and I immeadiately ran back into the cockpit and started puking my guts out like I have never before. This has happened twice so I can only come to the conclusion that Jimmy Buffet causes seasickness.-thomas
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As I always say, "it would be a very boring world if we all liked the same thing."

I''m off soon for a (driving) trip down to SW Florida. Hope to get out sailing. Wishing everyone very happy holidays.

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I can only take Buffett in small doses myself...usually after I''ve had a glass of wine or two also. You''re right, it''s nice that we all have different tastes...
So have a safe trip and don''t forget that "syrup"...just in case you don''t get sailing, you''ll be sure to have something else fun to do
Merry Christmas all!
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A word of caution "Notice to Mariners" to all of you traveling via sailing vessel in the next two weeks "Listening to Jimmy Barffit is hazardous to your health".
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Yep, Duane hit the nail with his head on this one -- to each his/her own. Or as I remind myself all the time looking at boats other people buy, "There''s no accounting for taste."
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Yea, well just wait ''till Jimmy goes up (or down ''pendin'' on yer view) to visit ol'' Gerry! He''ll be a sailing martyr then and we''ll never get away from it!

Tom. If it comes up round and furry, swallow it back down! It''s yer butt hole!

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Now thats refreshing. There you used to be another pirate around here, I suppose you''ll do. Keep up the good work. thomas
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Arrrrgh!
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