Her Sailnet is a womans forum for topics that women want to discuss, but the men can and do add useful information. I agree that it should not try to be for women only.
PorFin - Thanx for your service, and the implied compliment. I agree that most of us can give as good as we get, and some of us can give better. Sometimes we wanna mix it up in the boisterous "Off Topic" forum, and sometimes we just want to chill out and get information ... maybe here? (Besides, they'd laugh at me anywhere else if I wanted to ask about window coverings )Now, I also find inappropriate comments -- well, inappropriate -- and usually look upon the poster as a boorish curr. After serving alongside women in uniform for many years, I've found that most women in general -- and here to be sure -- can often give as good as they get.
Of course they are, she doesn't ramble on incessantly without making any real point, or use words she doesn't know the meaning of. Sometimes her posts are the very virtue of short clear communications.Chuckles,
I'm guilty of that, had one of those senior moments. But heck, her posts are better than yours anyway.
I can't decide if this is really sad or really funny ... but you do seem to have cut to the heart of it.Are we gonna sail ladies on the starboard, gentlemen on the port with a black curtain hanging from the boom as well?
Where do I know this tradition from, where do I know this tradition... Oh yea, it's called "haremlik-selamlik" in extremist muslim countries...
I can't believe this is even a thread subject...