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Topic Review (Newest First)
09-02-2013 06:31 PM
Mechsmith
Re: "Seacock" vs. "ballcock" or "ball valve?"

Well I'll be damned!!!
09-02-2013 06:30 PM
Mechsmith
Re: "Seacock" vs. "ballcock" or "ball valve?"

It's bad enough on a boat but trying to rename the roosters on the farm was pretty bad but to try to get them to quit crowing was darned near impossible.

Anyways, any valve with a quick turnoff is a "****" Seacock, Gascock, etc.

Ball is one type. vanes and Tapered plugs are others.

I wonder how long before we can't screw anything to the deck. Or tell which way the wind is blowing?
07-28-2008 07:11 PM
dell30rb Bab****

guess my last name is an expletive
07-28-2008 06:51 PM
arf145 My current favorite: sal****er. That's the salty water many of us sail in.
07-28-2008 05:56 PM
sailortjk1 ****pit has also been banned. Saw that in another thread.
Cam is working on it as we speak.
07-28-2008 05:50 PM
Maine Sail What's with Sailnet editing posts when we are using proper terminology?? This is a little over the top?? Please.. sea****, sea****, sea****, sea****, sea****......


Is this new profanity filter what's SLOWING the site down soooooooo much????
07-28-2008 02:22 PM
Valiente
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Originally Posted by sailortjk1 View Post
I see we have gone PC even when it comes to typically used terms in the Marine industry. What next?
So long, manholes. I'm Canadian, so for me, it's still a sea****, dammit.
07-28-2008 02:20 PM
sailingdog Will do Cam... Thanks for keeping us posted.
07-28-2008 01:38 PM
camaraderie New, computer profanity filter does not recognize some compound words if a banned word is contained within. Pls. bear with us while we make adjustments. There will probably be some other words similarly affected that are OK in compound use but not ok as stand alone words. Please drop me a PM if you find a thread/post so affected so that we may tweak the filter.
07-28-2008 01:22 PM
sailortjk1 I see we have gone PC even when it comes to typically used terms in the Marine industry. What next?
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