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Old 11-16-2016, 09:54 PM   #1
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Fishing quandary

OK everybody! I need your help with this one. It's a quandary for me and I can use some direction.

Let's say that due to some freak in nature, you arrive at the dock with your bait and beer to load aboard and cast off for a dream 3-day fishing trip. You learn that you can either load your bait OR your beer, but not both!

Which do you take and why?
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Old 11-16-2016, 10:00 PM   #2
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Mr. FW. Take the bait. You can drink beer in your living room but you can't catch fish there.
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Old 11-16-2016, 10:11 PM   #3
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Silly question. All problems have a solution. Figure out a way to take both.

But I do agree with FF. His logic is pretty solid.
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Drink the beer on the dock, then go fishing!
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Old 11-16-2016, 10:34 PM   #5
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Take the beer. You can catch some bait when you get there.

Or, if not, who cares? Isn't the main point of fishing to have an excuse to drink beer?
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Take the bait. Where I come from, fishing is serious business and you don't crack the beer cooler open until the fish cooler is full.
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Old 11-17-2016, 12:22 AM   #7
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Old 11-17-2016, 03:00 AM   #8
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's'easy. Take both, the bait''ll just be a bit smellier and more effective by not being kept cold or frozen, whereas warm beer is not nice at all.
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Old 11-17-2016, 04:27 AM   #9
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Seems to come down to whether the bait gets loaded, or you get loaded, or both.
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Old 11-17-2016, 06:40 AM   #10
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I assume this is due to a lack of refrigerated space if so bring your favorite bourbon or rum and drink it neat in lieu of the beer. I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers in case this isn't a hypothetical question.
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Old 11-17-2016, 08:17 AM   #11
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You should always maintain an emergency stash of beer onboard for situations just like this.
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Old 11-17-2016, 08:25 AM   #12
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Old 11-17-2016, 10:53 AM   #14
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Where do you plan to put the fish if you catch any? That's where the bait can go as you can't go fishing without beer!
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Clearly a Quandry! Let me sit on the dock and drink several beers in order to come up with a logical solution.
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Take the beer. You can use the pop-tops as lures.
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Take the beer, leave the bait.

Full disclosure, I haven't fished since I was a kid. However, for the most part isn't fishing an excuse to get away from chores at home and drink beer? Kind of like golf but without the annoying walking bits.
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Take the bait. Tell someone else to bring the beer.
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Old 11-17-2016, 02:19 PM   #20
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How empty are the fresh water tanks? Maybe a good thorough washdown could create a solution for you. Beer on tap, on the water, nice!
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