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Topic Review (Newest First)
07-29-2013 10:36 PM
hellosailor
Re: Click, watch, discuss. Repeat.

Cristal?
SD drinks commodity-grade champagne? Oh, the clay feet of our idols...
07-29-2013 09:32 PM
JoeLena
Re: Click, watch, discuss. Repeat.

Quote:
Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
My name is Smackdaddy. I'm a Yuppie-Sailor and damn proud of it!

After I slowly bludgeon a freshly-caught Dorado to death with a winch handle, making it suffer as much as possible like any earth-loving hippy would, I break out the Cristal and wasabi and enjoy my sushi on my big-ass yacht...equipped with spacious heads that I can stink up any time I want without having to hang my bum over the lifelines or use other people's big-ass yachts.

I don't work for the Man. I am the Man.
I know it's an old thread, but damn, you are my hero SD.
01-01-2011 10:36 PM
omaho5 Yuo are only young once If done correctly, once should suffice.
01-01-2011 03:48 PM
smillinjack I was not talking about town, I was referring to the big thieves, The FED's
01-01-2011 02:53 PM
brak these guys have more money than most of participants in this discussion. they steal for fun. If you are for it - that's fine, who's to argue.
I don't know about your town government, but in mine when they steal (which does happen) - they end up in jail.
01-01-2011 10:59 AM
smillinjack Yes it would appear that they had a little larceny in there blood. But they are minor thieves compared to out own Government, maybe a little Anarchy would be a good thing
01-01-2011 09:01 AM
Minnewaska I don't recall anyone objecting to the fun, nor the adventure, nor the thought of trying to accomplish this on the cheap. In fact, all of that and more is what makes this story fascinating.

There is pushback on this thread, only due to the parts that ruin it for some of us. They use the word anarchy, not to invoke the spirit of adventure itself, but to push back on society and its rules. There is no rule against having fun. However, there are rules against these.

5:12 "No one at a marina is going to think twice about a boat that mysteriously sets sail from the lien sale dock some dark night"

14:03 "....feeling the immense task of what needed to be done with borrowed tools and stolen lumber"

You can't keep the trophy, if you cheated to get it, despite a couple of good races along the way.

Nevertheless, the issue is not necessarily what they did, it is what they promoted in the video. Based upon the rendition of our recent first time posters above, it seems it would have been fairly easy for them to have kept this a fully honest and admirable adventure. That is, if we believe it was. They either chose not to do this honestly, or chose not to tell the story that way. There is plenty more about breaking and entering, table diving, etc. I continue to object to promoting the dishonesty/anarchy.
01-01-2011 02:31 AM
tager It's hard to fault them for megayacht squatting. It's hardly a violent crime, and they could only squat them because they were not being enjoyed by their owners!
01-01-2011 02:23 AM
smackdaddy
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Originally Posted by smillinjack View Post
It looked like fun to me.
Bingo. You nailed it jack

At the end of the day, what else is there really?
12-31-2010 10:43 PM
smillinjack It looked like fun to me.
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