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I think she needs to lose the "bow pulpit". Nothing worse than a stripper with a retainer. I'm just sayin'...
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Right, a woman with anchor symbols on her, I think that's the first time I've ever seen a woman who came with honest warning labels.
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Good point. And whose chain is really that flaccid? Oops - sorry Dog/Sway/Cam. Heh-heh.
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As usual, SmackDummy talking trash out of his mouth again..
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Damn, I left this thread alone for a day or two and look what has become of it in the meantime....

Anyone heard from Tiaras??
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ummm, I don't recall sheep getting any mention in this thread
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If the OP came in here to bait, wow, what success.
209 posts for what? Can someone go down there and take pictures of this transom?
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This thread has been interesting, and definitely shows the wide variety of ideas of boating and living aboard.

Personally, I'm also of the vein of DIY. I've lived on the hook in an expensive part of the country, (Key West, FL), for about $1200 a month (including food, dinghy dock, laundry and all) for a family of 4. We had the occasional more expensive repair, (like re-plumbing the head or re-plumbing the propane), we had to occasionally get a new dingy engine and once had a dinghy and engine stolen... but these costs even including the "big ticket" items, were less expensive then it would have been to live ashore. It was a beautiful experience that I miss. I'm actually looking for another "fixer-upper" now... hoping my kids and I can move back onto a boat this year.
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Hey Ima - welcome to SN! Yeah, this thread is definitely a classic.

Good luck with the hunt. BTW - which one is you in your avatar?
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Hey Ima - welcome to SN! Yeah, this thread is definitely a classic.

Good luck with the hunt. BTW - which one is you in your avatar?
Thank you for the welcome.
Actually, they all are of me.
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