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  1. Thread: Haters of SI

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    sorry bro, obviously you never played any sort of...

    sorry bro, obviously you never played any sort of organized sports of any kind, or you would've heard the term. Allow me to explain. A non-hacker is someone can't hack it or couldn't hack it. Meaning...
  2. Thread: Haters of SI

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    Kodiak = further evidence of being a non-hacker....

    Kodiak = further evidence of being a non-hacker. Basically a candied version of real dip. I don't do that horrible ****e myself but I served with some hard-hitting redneck-beyond-comprehension white...
  3. Thread: Haters of SI

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    /\ Typical Corporate Flunky. You should be...

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    Typical Corporate Flunky. You should be thankful that you're not on commission, because if your income was tied to your work ethic and/or intelligence you'd be on welfare
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    Pick any year and the top dozen or so days in NJ...

    Pick any year and the top dozen or so days in NJ from that year would barely register with a surfer from CA, Australia, Hawaii etc. When people from CA compliment NJ in any context related to surfing...
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    Before I became a surfer, I played football in...

    Before I became a surfer, I played football in college. Ohio State Buckeyes, all conference. I was playing SC in the Rose Bowl. One hell of a game, but I got nuked in the last quarter. Got my knee...
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    Learn abdominal breathing techniques

    Learn abdominal breathing techniques
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    about 10 years ago I stupidly went surfing with a...

    about 10 years ago I stupidly went surfing with a dozen stitches on my hand, I had a glove and tape, was totally sealed, figured I'd just not use the hand, it was a knee high summer morning and I'd...
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    Hire a local guide for $40. I spearfish but never...

    Hire a local guide for $40. I spearfish but never really considered it down there. Just seems like there's either a swell event, which means its probably no bueno, in which case I'm going to surf...
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    I went snowboarding last week up at Huntuh. Its...

    I went snowboarding last week up at Huntuh. Its nice to be able to just go all day and not have to worry about the wind changing, the swell dying out, the tide killing it, the crowds getting on it (I...
  10. Thread: Regulate Surfing

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    yeah but you aren't funny, just a mope trying...

    yeah but you aren't funny, just a mope trying (and failing) to be clever
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    Its funny. The hardcore criminals usually don't...

    Its funny. The hardcore criminals usually don't hate cops at all. In fact most have a healthy amount of respect for them and the job. In the actual 'hoods the cop-haters tend to be the petty street...
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    it takes a certain type of person to be a cop,...

    it takes a certain type of person to be a cop, and it takes a certain type of cop to wear NYPD badge. Sucks that they have to be judged from afar by people on this forum and others like it who would...
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    I was with Dade Cty Ocean Rescue at Haulover...

    I was with Dade Cty Ocean Rescue at Haulover Beach in the late 90s. The surf was a joke; maybe 3-4x a year it was >4 ft and clean and even then it would last for about a day, maybe. Quick flights to...
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    Interesting that you selected Cleveland as an...

    Interesting that you selected Cleveland as an example, because I have relatives there and I tried surfing Lake Erie once about 25 years ago, it was actually pretty fun but only for the novelty of it....
  15. Thread: Be honest

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    just biology - muscles, when used a lot, get...

    just biology - muscles, when used a lot, get built up, then broken down. Once you hit the late 20s, maybe later for some people, the breakdown process starts to get faster and the buildup becomes...
  16. Thread: Be honest

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    It's not arbitrary at all. 100% biology. Your...

    It's not arbitrary at all. 100% biology. Your body stops developing and starts aging right around 27. Also, your brain right around that time has collected enough information about risk that you...
  17. Thread: Be honest

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    If you are about age 27 or below you should be...

    If you are about age 27 or below you should be pushing the envelope and taking risks. Don't be stupid but don't let the fear stop you either. Prove to yourself that you can hang or, conversely, get...
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    respect is something you have to give to get, and...

    respect is something you have to give to get, and that is a completely foreign concept to Brazilians
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    I spearfished yesterday in 5/4 for about an hour...

    I spearfished yesterday in 5/4 for about an hour and a half before I got cold, a 4/3 with hood boots gloves is fine but those winds and air temp are going to be rough, I'd probably just use the 5/4....
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    to everyone who posted thanks, I say Your Welcome...

    to everyone who posted thanks, I say Your Welcome

    to those who posted qualified thanks i.e. "I like our troops but don't like war' I quote General Mattis:

    “When you men get home and face an...
  21. Thread: Is this childish?

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    2 aspects here that need to be considered...

    2 aspects here that need to be considered separately.

    1) short-term, cost/benefits. I personally would take a day of the most ****ty waves imaginable over working for $30. If I were that broke...
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    fighting used to be a good way to let off steam;...

    fighting used to be a good way to let off steam; settle differences and move on. Pre -1998 or so it seemed to me like mostly anyone in the water over the age of 25 was a blue-collar worker, i.e. the...
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    with these:...

    with these:
    http://www.striperspace.com/large_storms.html

    And with these:
    http://www.thefisherman.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.fishingrig&Rig_ID=27
  24. Thread: shoulder hopping

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    if they're not making it, then you are within...

    if they're not making it, then you are within your rights to paddle-battle them or possibly even drop in on them for the next few waves. Saturday I dropped in on a guy, he got drilled pretty hard,...
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    List the pro s and cons again?

    List the pro s and cons again?
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