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  1. #91
    Quote Originally Posted by DawnPatrolSUP View Post
    I agree with this for the most part, I have short, long and SUP boards, so i've gotten to experience both sides of this and #1 thing is for everybody to be safe, however, I will admit there have been times where it was so obvious that someone was just being a jerk and will test you because they want to see if you will in fact hit them or not, and in which case i'll let it slide once, maybe even twice, but if you continue to do it on every take off, well then... don't you deserve to be shown you aren't as bad as you think you are? I personally have never been in any altercation over waves, but I sure have felt the urge, just sayin...
    the thing that sux most about being a peaceful, mature person who doesnt lower themselves to the level of the guy antagonizing them is that you dont get to run them over with your longboard or SUP, so no you have to keep going around the, unfortunatly.

    Besides if you did actually hit them and they were seriously hurt you would likely end up getting sued anyway and your insurance policy does not cover acts of gnar

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    Quote Originally Posted by surfdawave View Post
    the thing that sux most about being a peaceful, mature person who doesnt lower themselves to the level of the guy antagonizing them is that you dont get to run them over with your longboard or SUP, so no you have to keep going around the, unfortunatly.

    Besides if you did actually hit them and they were seriously hurt you would likely end up getting sued anyway and your insurance policy does not cover acts of gnar
    Good point, so better i'm off just waiting for them to exit the water and "talk" like men HAHA, i kid i kid

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    Quote Originally Posted by dlrouen View Post
    Right on. Better hope that Sloop does not read this - he may accuse you of being a "summer pro."
    I have never typed the words "summer pro" on this forum, you imbecile. That was somebody else.

  4. #94
    Quote Originally Posted by Sloop John B. View Post
    I have never typed the words "summer pro" on this forum, you imbecile. That was somebody else.
    You're right, Sloop; you never typed the words "summer pro" on the forum. Similarly, I never "typed" that you did.

    To be honest, I don't know why you're bringing this thread "back to life" to call me an imbecile. That's neither cool nor tough and you should know better to do so.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dlrouen View Post
    You're right, Sloop; you never typed the words "summer pro" on the forum. Similarly, I never "typed" that you did.

    To be honest, I don't know why you're bringing this thread "back to life" to call me an imbecile. That's neither cool nor tough and you should know better to do so.
    You implied, baselessly, that I might personally use those words to demean a specific person's character. You quite randomly targeted me individually, and if that shouldn't elicit a response I truly don't know what should.

    As for why I'm bringing the thread "back to life," I was on a sailboat in the Canadian Thousand Islands for a week while you sat here insinuating what type of **** I might say to people . . . sorry for the hiatus. I can tell you missed me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sloop John B. View Post
    You implied, baselessly, that I might personally use those words to demean a specific person's character. You quite randomly targeted me individually, and if that shouldn't elicit a response I truly don't know what should.

    As for why I'm bringing the thread "back to life," I was on a sailboat in the Canadian Thousand Islands for a week while you sat here insinuating what type of **** I might say to people . . . sorry for the hiatus. I can tell you missed me.
    First off, you're right - I did "imply" that you may use "those words to demean a specific person's character." I came to that conclusion through your thread and your posts that followed. I have every right to "imply" as that is my opinion. You have the right to imply that I am an "imbecile" and that I "missed you," as that is your opinion and I am not going to try and force you to change your opinion. Going back to my original quote, it was clearly a joke - relax.

    That's awesome that you were in the Thousand Islands - great place to sail, from personal experience. I wouldn't go to the extreme that I was "insinuating" what you would say; although, I was definitely implying what you might say.

    You're reading too far into this forum. If you were seriously offended by my comment(s), then I truly apologize. Let's bury the hatchet and this thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sloop John B. View Post
    ...I was on a sailboat in the Canadian Thousand Islands for a week while you sat here insinuating what type of **** I might say to people . . . sorry for the hiatus. I can tell you missed me.

    Did you wear a funny hat? If one is yachting in the Canadian Thousand Islands, one must have a funny, little yachting cap to wear on your dinghy. That and a knife to fend off the sharks and pirates. Seriously, dredging up this thread is awesomesauce. My sailing cap is off to you skipper! Sail the Canadian Thousand Islands the exotic and sunny rocks right off Intersate 81! Adventure awaits!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dlrouen View Post
    First off, you're right - I did "imply" that you may use "those words to demean a specific person's character." I came to that conclusion through your thread and your posts that followed. I have every right to "imply" as that is my opinion. You have the right to imply that I am an "imbecile" and that I "missed you," as that is your opinion and I am not going to try and force you to change your opinion. Going back to my original quote, it was clearly a joke - relax.
    Fine, fair enough.

    That's awesome that you were in the Thousand Islands - great place to sail, from personal experience.
    It is indeed beautiful up there.

    I wouldn't go to the extreme that I was "insinuating" what you would say; although, I was definitely implying what you might say.
    I'm not quite sure I'm entirely clear on the distinction you're trying to make here, but fine. I don't really intend to get into a semantic quibble so all I'll say is that you're wrong about what I would say. I think people who threaten violence over sloppy waves are ridiculous, regardless of whether or not they have illusions of their own importance or ability.

    You're reading too far into this forum. If you were seriously offended by my comment(s), then I truly apologize. Let's bury the hatchet and this thread.
    Acceptable.

    Quote Originally Posted by zaGaffer View Post
    Did you wear a funny hat? If one is yachting in the Canadian Thousand Islands, one must have a funny, little yachting cap to wear on your dinghy. That and a knife to fend off the sharks and pirates. Seriously, dredging up this thread is awesomesauce. My sailing cap is off to you skipper! Sail the Canadian Thousand Islands the exotic and sunny rocks right off Intersate 81! Adventure awaits!
    You can say what you want about the Thousand Islands, but I had a great time in a beautiful place. Aside from getting a bit more crowded on the tail end from the influx of Québécois frenchies on Construction Holiday, it was a fabulous break. And the people are great up there. Maybe more Canadians should learn to surf and more Americans should quit. Food for thought.

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    ....and their salad dressing is delicious

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stranded in Smithfield View Post
    ....and their salad dressing is delicious
    I prefer Catalina Island Dressing

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