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    Would this board be suitable for me?

    Would this be suitable for me? I live in the UK.
    I can duck dive easy, bottom turn & am attempting reo's.

    Pukas The Game - 5'6 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/16




    I'm 5'8 150lbs.


    Appreciate it alot.
    Last edited by Aesthetic; Jan 30, 2013 at 03:53 PM.

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    I don't think it has enough stickers. Did you see any with like double the amount of stickers as that one, if so get that one.

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    I didn't choose it for the stickers... Constructive help would be nice :/

  4. Quote Originally Posted by zaGaffer View Post
    Ok, don't come on this board and ask, "should I buy this board?", or "is this board right for me?" It's the most common question asked by novices and kooks. Figuring out if a board is right for you is a private act that will involve only you, possibly your shaper (can be the same person), your deity or deities of choice or lack thereof and some righteous waves. Asking this question is the surfing equivalent of asking, should I drink diet coke or regular coke, some of this you have to figure out for yourself. Yes, i know, boards are expensive and u want to get the right one for all occasions and every wave and you only have a few schillings or whatever crap u use for money over there. Thing is, that board doesn't exist. If cost is a concern, get a cheaper beater, because here's the thing, if you surf, your board's gonna get thrashed. If it doesn't, you ain't doin it right an your board's a wall hanger. There's a guy in Norway, shredding it on a board made of resin, newspaper and foam from a refrigerator door, in Arctic waves, be that guy. Got it?

    The second most common idjit questions are, "where's a good place to go surfing?", or "how will the waves be when i get to this destination?" or "should i paddle out?" These red flag questions imply that the questionnaire knows feck all about surfing etiquette and lacks the know all, willpower and drive to find waves on their own. These people are a plague and have contributed vastly to what is known as "the pussification of surfing". Surfing is something we all have in common, but catching waves is something we each have to do on our own. Nobody is going to catch them for, nor will any board (except a wave jet, buy one of those). NOYA

    The last, most commonly asked question is, "who or what is SouthJettyBill?"
    ZaGaffer is the biggest piece of trash on this site. Look at every single discussion thread and I guarantee this idiot is on there somewhere trying to act like he is Kelly Slater, gifting all of us with his presence. Bro, you clearly have no life as you post essay length replies to every single thread on the site. You spend more time talking about surfing on a website than you do actually surfing...and you live in San Diego. I also guarantee you surf like Tourmaline everyday and Blacks "is just too scary for you and your longboard" "Dont come on this board and ask"? Who do you think you are man? I also would bet you live on the east side of 5 with all the other high sock, straight brim, low life's riding around on dirt bikes. Kill yourself

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaGaffer View Post
    Thing is, surfers is lika herd of cats and cats don't herd. Cats don't like water neither, but every cat can swim real good. When you figure that one out, let me know.
    Classic

    Quote Originally Posted by im way better than you View Post
    ZaGaffer is the biggest piece of trash on this site. Look at every single discussion thread and I guarantee this idiot is on there somewhere trying to act like he is Kelly Slater, gifting all of us with his presence. Bro, you clearly have no life as you post essay length replies to every single thread on the site. You spend more time talking about surfing on a website than you do actually surfing...and you live in San Diego. I also guarantee you surf like Tourmaline everyday and Blacks "is just too scary for you and your longboard" "Dont come on this board and ask"? Who do you think you are man? I also would bet you live on the east side of 5 with all the other high sock, straight brim, low life's riding around on dirt bikes. Kill yourself
    ^I think I see a little girl with her feelings hurt

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    also only one of those is a sticker the rest is already on the board.

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    For your size it looks right as your performance shortboard but dont expect this thing to be good in waist high mush. Sweet board overall, how much are they asking?

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    Yikes, that was rather harsh on the poor little fella

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaGaffer View Post
    Oooops, sorry kid, I was trying to be helpful, really. I'm pretty zonked on a NyQuil/DayQuil, vitamin C binge and I'm barely tolerable as human bean (yeah, I know what I mean, toot toot) on my best days. To top it off it's 65 outside, sunny with no wind, the waves are 3 blocks away and as nice as they've been since Saturday and all I can do is sit here and watch Ward stories. I sure don't feel like workin.

    Thing is, surfers is lika herd of cats and cats don't herd. Cats don't like water neither, but every cat can swim real good. When you figure that one out, let me know.
    I want what you're smokin, could use a nice mental break from this J.O.B. about now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaGaffer View Post
    Oooops, sorry kid, I was trying to be helpful, really. I'm pretty zonked on a NyQuil/DayQuil, vitamin C binge and I'm barely tolerable as human bean (yeah, I know what I mean, toot toot) on my best days. To top it off it's 65 outside, sunny with no wind, the waves are 3 blocks away and as nice as they've been since Saturday and all I can do is sit here and watch Ward stories. I sure don't feel like workin.

    Thing is, surfers is lika herd of cats and cats don't herd. Cats don't like water neither, but every cat can swim real good. When you figure that one out, let me know.
    Hey, it's 65 here on the right coast too, but quite windy.