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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-09-2013
Replies: 107
Views: 6,105
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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-03-2013
Replies: 343
Views: 44,466
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: Newbe with no experience buys big boat

You could always start a thread here with little nuggets that didn't make the book.....call it Breaking Wind.....or something.....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-02-2013
Replies: 343
Views: 44,466
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: Newbe with no experience buys big boat

You can change your title....from Member to.....Giant Baby Watcher.....or something meaningful.....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-23-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,338
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: This is crazy

http://webpages.charter.net/joe_diver/images/ackbar.jpg
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-23-2013
Replies: 17
Views: 1,338
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: This is crazy

Sounds like a juicy target to test a torpedo on.....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-19-2013
Replies: 343
Views: 44,466
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: Newbe with no experience buys big boat

Hey Glenn,

I was browsing the Kindle store (Amazon) on my Kindle....I was looking at a suggested Bumfuzzle title....and, you know how you can scroll down after the book description, they suggest 3...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-14-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 834
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: Another Cruise ship in trouble

I'm kinda surprised there isn't a lengthy thread discussing this.....it's been going on for days now.....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-14-2013
Replies: 130
Views: 7,775
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: What are your other passions?

Golf.




Damn stupid waste of time. But I can't stop. It's like eating.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-09-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 3,732
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: Craigslist Scam???

The Treasury (Secret Service) takes counterfeiting very, very seriously. If you contact them with a bogus bill tended to you in good faith as real, you will most certainly get their attention.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-06-2013
Replies: 20
Views: 7,555
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: Cheap floating dock -- how to build?

I built a 12x12 swim dock when I was 14. Used treated 2x6 for the frame and treated 1x6 deck planks. Dad found 4 plastic barrels for me from somewhere; used galvanized strapping to attach to dock....
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-06-2013
Replies: 38
Views: 3,732
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: Craigslist Scam???

Assuming the seller is not a scammer and the deal is legit.....if a buyer gave me a couple bogus bills there is NO WAY I would "eat" one. I'd hand the bills and the dude to the feds.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-04-2013
Replies: 343
Views: 44,466
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: Newbe with no experience buys big boat

I haven't read through all the responses....but I must have missed this one...who suggested that?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-03-2013
Replies: 343
Views: 44,466
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: Newbe with no experience buys big boat

Okay Glenn, I finished up the book last night. I've rated and reviewed the book for you at Amazon.

I enjoyed your story and understand that it is, of course, told from your point of view and your...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   02-02-2013
Replies: 343
Views: 44,466
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: Newbe with no experience buys big boat

You know you're an avid Kindle (or other ebook) reader when you pick up an actual book...and while reading....you come across an unfamiliar word.... you touch it waiting for it to highlight so you...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-30-2013
Replies: 343
Views: 44,466
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: Newbe with no experience buys big boat

Will do Glenn....I bought the Kindle version and am reading it now. It hooked me pretty quick. I like your writing style.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-23-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,181
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: Off Topic Changes

Thanks Brian.....you guys really do a great job on this place....I know you take a ton of smack for very little kudos.....but your efforts are reflected in how well the site does function.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-22-2013
Replies: 19
Views: 1,181
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: Off Topic Changes

Awesome....now the "Today's Posts" is usable.

Can you make chat turn off and stay off?
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-19-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 1,925
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: almost had my first boat. :(

Atlanta Yacht Club (http://www.atlantayachtclub.org)

77 San Juan (http://sailingtexas.com/201201/ssanjuan23114.html)

Catalina 27...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-17-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 1,925
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: almost had my first boat. :(

Fill out your profile info more, at least with location. If we know where you are then members close to you might invite you.....or make suggestions for where to go.

Keep this in mind.....you're...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-16-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 1,925
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: almost had my first boat. :(

I'm with the others....walk away. Sell your GW and use the cash to buy a boat in better shape.

If his boat didn't have any issues, everything worked, clean, sails/rigging in normal (mid life) used...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-16-2013
Replies: 34
Views: 1,925
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: almost had my first boat. :(

Details about the boat: Year, model, size, condition, pictures. (link to ad?)

Details about the bike: Same as above.

Not enough info in OP to really give you anything other than "If the deal...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-16-2013
Replies: 102
Views: 5,649
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: Are we elitists?

Well....I just took a quick look at the "Introduce Yourself" forum, and quickly scrolled back through October (last 90 days)....and YES....there are quite a few posts with 0 replies.

I was...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-12-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 8,784
Posted By JoeDiver
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-12-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 8,784
Posted By JoeDiver
Re: Cool, soft way of attaching jib sheets

Exactly why I use a nice soft cow hitch.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   01-12-2013
Replies: 41
Views: 8,784
Posted By JoeDiver
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