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That's pretty cool!

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I'm stealing it for my Facebook page.
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That's a fine piece of work right there.
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I figured some of you old salts might like it.

Almost as cute as internet kittens.

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Way cool!
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I figured some of you old salts might like it.

Almost as cute as internet kittens.
Is there supposed to be sound? It looks like it, but I didn't have any audio when I watched it.

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Is there supposed to be sound? It looks like it, but I didn't have any audio when I watched it.
Me either

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Re: Sailing

Ha ha.

Very nice!!

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