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Most of the ones living on their sailboats ( some without masts) weren't at the tiki bar at happy hour -they were in the park drinking out of bottles inside paper bags - not a romantic sight. There was a small group living on a dilapidated steel boat that somehow was floating - they hung out by the boat ramp - overheard a couple of conversations - each time involved someone getting out( of jail I assumed) or someone missing their parole appointment. ( made mental note to always lock truck door)
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Most of the ones living on their sailboats ( some without masts) weren't at the tiki bar at happy hour -they were in the park drinking out of bottles inside paper bags - not a romantic sight. There was a small group living on a dilapidated steel boat that somehow was floating - they hung out by the boat ramp - overheard a couple of conversations - each time involved someone getting out( of jail I assumed) or someone missing their parole appointment. ( made mental note to always lock truck door)
In my experience that's a pretty accurate description of the derelict crowd.

The flip side is my wife works with someone who lives on a nice trawler in Boot Key Harbor. Good folks, sound boat, no problem.

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You moved to escapeville.
This is not new.
Now youre pissed.
I also understand your frustration.

Id work hard to keep the lobster infestation under control
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You moved to escapeville.
This is not new.
Now youre pissed.
I also understand your frustration.
Well this "gentleman" showed up after we moved here. A lot of things washed up with hurricane Irma, most days you roll with it. Other days it's frustrating how long it's taking to get back to normal. A lot of it - including the policing of derelict boats - is going at a crawl because FEMA money has been held up in Washington.

Don't get me wrong, we love living here.

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We're working hard at keeping ALL the seafood down here under control. We keep the grill busy.

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Would think to have government board each boat. If not to some pre established standard for human occupancy condemn it just like you would do with a house. Use it to create artificial breakwater, reef, road base or other reasonable use.
Homelessness is a huge problem. Homeless people are not bad, evil or other derogatory term. Some have substance abuse disorder, some have mental health issues, some are truly the result of occurrences not under their control. That is a separate problem from the destruction of the environment. Both need to be dealt with concurrently but they are separate issues.

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Had a Sailnet member boat scum stop by my boat this morning and tell me how they had planned to steal my dinghy last night, but then I brought it up onto the davits
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All i can say is that you married up...

If not for your "we dont call 911" decal....that dinghy wouldve been mine
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[QUOTE=RegisteredUser;2051597002]All i can say is that you married up...
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Of course! Itís stupid to marry into scum lower than yourself. That would you a trailer person.

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boy has this thread changed subject
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I split the thread to get the Climate Change stuff into its own thread.
Its here: https://www.sailnet.com/forums/off-t...t-morphed.html

I also deleted some posts that had nothing to do with either by would distract.

I also deleted some gratuitous insults - really, do I need to change your diapers too!?


In general: The Mods have been busy and I was in Africa.
When a thread is started by a senior member and it rolls along with senior members contributing its not the type of thread that Mods are going to watch too carefully if we're busy.

So if a thread needs some fixing can you PLEASE hit the little triangle in the bottom of each post and make the suggestion, particularly if you are the OP.

The little Triangle thing sends an immediate message to all the moderators and whoever is around can come an assist

Finally, have a look at your post count... if you have made it to 500 posts its kinda expected for you to help us out when theres a problem



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