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Old 03-06-2013, 06:46 PM   #81
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Semi naked? Out here he would be considered a Puritan.
We have that problem here, too.

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Old 03-06-2013, 06:53 PM   #82
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"HIGH COTTON" means you are doing well as in "I'm walking in high cotton." Think of the cotton farmer whose crops are doing well and he is anticipating a good harvest.
Ron, don't waste your breath. He ain't from around here. He could never understand.
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Old 03-06-2013, 06:56 PM   #83
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I once knew two couples that were partners in a sail boat at Bath, NC. The name of the boat was Four Play.
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Old 03-06-2013, 07:04 PM   #84
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Ron, don't waste your breath. He ain't from around here. He could never understand.
You're right!

I never heard that term before.
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Old 03-06-2013, 07:08 PM   #85
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You're right!

I never heard that term before.
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Old 03-06-2013, 07:11 PM   #86
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I once knew two couples that were partners in a sail boat at Bath, NC. The name of the boat was Four Play.
That's an example of a boat name that you don't want to be announcing on the VHF when calling for help or even a bridge opening.
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Old 03-06-2013, 07:21 PM   #87
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That's an example of a boat name that you don't want to be announcing on the VHF when calling for help or even a bridge opening.
I can assure you that they didn't care about that.
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Old 03-06-2013, 07:36 PM   #88
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That is a good boat name but in my mind I would associate it with more of a "party boat". My slip neighbor's boat is named "Pain Killer". All his trips are booze cruises with semi naked women and booze. And I suspect something else as well.
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Old 03-06-2013, 10:19 PM   #89
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Along the same line as Never Again II, my neighbors boat is named Last Boat IV. I wonder if there's a correlation as he's also on his fourth marriage!! Jolly Time
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Old 03-07-2013, 07:37 AM   #90
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Had a guy in my old marina that named his boat FUBAR," f#####d up beyond all recognition". He had to explain it 100 times a day. Some people just have no class. We have never been able to identify where "Airswift", the name of our boat came from which was registered by the original owner but we are too superstitious to change it and it is easy to say and is not offensive.
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Old 03-07-2013, 08:29 AM   #91
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I really liked the name SNAFU MARU, from an old military phrase (Situation Normal, All F @#($&#* Up). It reminded me to not take myself too seriously. But reason and propriety won out. Named my second love after the first, the Lady J. If Momma ain't happy, ain't nobody happy!
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Old 03-07-2013, 09:14 AM   #92
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Had a guy in my old marina that named his boat FUBAR," f#####d up beyond all recognition". He had to explain it 100 times a day. .
A couple in our marina had a boat with that name. They eventually became to ill to boat and sold it. The new owners changed the name and eventually moved to a different marina.
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:50 AM   #93
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My 54' Mediterranean Sport Fisher was christened "Bank Shot". When people walked by and looked at the name, questions arose as to what that meant. Was it a bank shot in basket ball? A bank shot in hockey? Did I break the bank when I bought it? A billiards bank shot or either the 9 or 12 mile bank off Pt. Loma for fishing?

All were correct as I am a hopeless sports addict and a fisherman as well.
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Old 03-07-2013, 05:37 PM   #94
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Had a guy in my old marina that named his boat FUBAR," f#####d up beyond all recognition".
Reminds me of "WOFTAM",the name of an accountant`s tough little Jubilee racing sailboat kept at Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron. No one complained. (Waste of Fu---ng Time and Money). Since seen on other boats.
Reminds me of the (? mythical) interview question "What`s it like racing a sailboat/yacht?" Answer:"Like taking a cold shower while tearing up $100 bills".
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:12 PM   #95
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"What`s it like racing a sailboat/yacht?" Answer:"Like taking a cold shower while tearing up $100 bills".
Superb, Bruce.. Really good.....and so appropriate.
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:36 PM   #96
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Reminds me of the (? mythical) interview question "What`s it like racing a sailboat/yacht?" Answer:"Like taking a cold shower while tearing up $100 bills".
Heard that line many decades ago. It should be updated to "... while writing checks in multiples of $1000" (being $1000 bills are no longer in circulation).
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Old 03-07-2013, 09:57 PM   #97
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I think the name " Knock Knock " is a unique name..


Captain hailing bridge: "Bridgetender, would you open the bridge for us please?"

Bridgetender: "Certainly captain, what is the name of your Vessel?"

Captain: "Knock Knock"

Bridgetender: "hmmm okay Who's there?"
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:30 PM   #98
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Greetings,
Mr. OB. If you had named your boat "Rum Runner from St. Pierre" I guarantee you would NEVER have to wait for ANY bridge in Nfld./Labrador. Wink, wink....
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Old 03-07-2013, 10:53 PM   #99
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Mr. OB. If you had named your boat "Rum Runner from St. Pierre" I guarantee you would NEVER have to wait for ANY bridge in Nfld./Labrador. Wink, wink....
Haha - Good one!
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:13 PM   #100
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The name of your boat carries alot of significance. As a retired Sheriff I see some names on the back of some boats and their owners probably wonder why they are contacted by law enforcement more than other boats (i.e. Party House, Girl Grabber, Pussy ---------, etc).
When we named our last boat my wife and I were shopping all over the east coast and were walking a dock one day and said to each other at about the same time. It sure would take two of us to work this boat. Hence the name "Takes Two" has been our name of choice except for this little boat we are currently selling. But our new boat has already been recorded with our "Takes Two" name.
Also in years gone by when I trained alot of police dogs it was important to name a dog with a two syllable name. The dog recognizes it no matter the tone and the name was not easily screwed up under stressful situations - you can see the analogy with boats and the USCG.
Either way have a name you are never embarrassed to announce over the air and carries significance.
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