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Forum: Boating Yesterday, 06:05 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,664
Posted By FlyingScot
Exactly, we entrust our elected officials to make...

Exactly, we entrust our elected officials to make laws on all sorts of things in which they do not have direct experience. Presumably they are able to access experts to advise them and warn them off...
Forum: Boating Yesterday, 10:05 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,664
Posted By FlyingScot
You're just being silly and deflective. You do...

You're just being silly and deflective. You do not have headway, steerage, or "total control" (take your pick) if you cannot point your bow 360 degrees.

Let's keep the objections to this bill on...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,326
Posted By FlyingScot
Awesome! I look forward to your review:)

Awesome! I look forward to your review:)
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,326
Posted By FlyingScot
Well, as the late great Walter Becker once said...

Well, as the late great Walter Becker once said "I'd be perfectly happy not playing on my own album"...

Last year's Steely Dan tour, the first without Becker, was something like my tenth time...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,326
Posted By FlyingScot
Even as a person who is usually happy to drop...

Even as a person who is usually happy to drop hundreds to scalpers and shrug off the price as "well, that's just supply and demand...", I agree. It's one thing when great bands command a premium...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,319
Posted By FlyingScot
If you don't find a farm, I recommend Pete &...

If you don't find a farm, I recommend Pete & Gerry's from most supermarkets. They are exceptionally good, especially in NH, and I'm pretty sure they rely upon local farms.
Forum: Boating 01-23-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,536
Posted By FlyingScot
Please don't remind us of the cost of the house...

Please don't remind us of the cost of the house attached to the dock. :eek:
Forum: Boating 01-23-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,536
Posted By FlyingScot
Great question. Really they are taxing you on...

Great question. Really they are taxing you on your use of riparian rights (rights that you have to the public water based on your ownership of the adjacent private land). Since you own the 2" or...
Forum: Boating 01-19-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,536
Posted By FlyingScot
OK--I'm a lakefront owner, and I do demand that...

OK--I'm a lakefront owner, and I do demand that my fees go up to support both the kids who leave near the lake and the protection of the lake's water quality. These fees are minuscule compared to...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 01-10-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,579
Posted By FlyingScot
Hi baygo--Coincidentally, I had an excellent...

Hi baygo--Coincidentally, I had an excellent pesto chicken salad wrap at Downtown Grille just yesterday. This is especially impressive in the off season when balancing revenue, service levels, and...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,326
Posted By FlyingScot
Actually, we will know with complete certainty,...

Actually, we will know with complete certainty, that no gun owned by a well-meaning teacher will accidentally kill a student.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 01-08-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,579
Posted By FlyingScot
Whoa! Agreed on the price--maybe if they dropped...

Whoa! Agreed on the price--maybe if they dropped a "0"? Not many stand-alone restaurants have equity value beyond the movable equipment and (in this case nonexistent) real estate. That's why so...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,102
Posted By FlyingScot
Second on the Nests--they're great

Second on the Nests--they're great
Forum: Boating 12-26-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,664
Posted By FlyingScot
Exactly. We should not abandon homes, boats,...

Exactly. We should not abandon homes, boats, etc. We should just use them right
Forum: Boating 12-26-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,664
Posted By FlyingScot
I agree completely that virtually all development...

I agree completely that virtually all development and human activity at the scale that Winni experiences has a negative impact on loons or other aspects of the environment. But I'm pretty sure...
Forum: Boating 12-23-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,664
Posted By FlyingScot
OK, but none of that changes the basic point that...

OK, but none of that changes the basic point that boats can be bad for loons
Forum: Boating 12-06-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,664
Posted By FlyingScot
Actually, these are two separate problems. Both...

Actually, these are two separate problems. Both cause erosion, independently of each other. And of course when combined, it's even worse.
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,764
Posted By FlyingScot
If you are on the lake, the value of the place IS...

If you are on the lake, the value of the place IS the frontage and the view. If you disagree, and you are on the lake, I recommend selling your current place, moving to a nicer house just a few...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By FlyingScot
Any CVS photo counter

Any CVS photo counter
Forum: Boating 11-14-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,855
Posted By FlyingScot
Where would you tie the second line? If it is to...

Where would you tie the second line? If it is to an anchor, then your anchor could be seen as a mooring, which would require a permit
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,490
Posted By FlyingScot
With all due respect--you sound like a guy who's...

With all due respect--you sound like a guy who's just angry about a price increase. But I appreciate the reminder to check out the 2019 calendar.

Steely Dan and Counting Crows were both terrific...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,756
Posted By FlyingScot
I think your teacher example argues against your...

I think your teacher example argues against your earlier point that the public sector pays more than the private sector, even after adjusting for Summer break, etc. When I compare good teachers I...
Forum: Boating 11-07-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,436
Posted By FlyingScot
Completely illogical and nihilistic--you say that...

Completely illogical and nihilistic--you say that the problem is number of people (lake is "overused"), so there's nothing that can be done. But if everyone cut their "footprint" in half in terms of...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,756
Posted By FlyingScot
nightrider/Major--it's all good sport for you to...

nightrider/Major--it's all good sport for you to blame "wealthy people from Massachusetts" for increasing your tax bill. But let's remember that wealthy people from Massachusetts are subsidizing the...
Forum: Boating 10-07-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,765
Posted By FlyingScot
From the LDS article, it seems likely that this...

From the LDS article, it seems likely that this was not as much as stolen boat as a vandalized boat. They went to remarkable lengths to sink it--what was the motive?

Jason--you might ask who...
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