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Old 04-10-2022, 08:46 PM   #301
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A little pre-launch sighting. Pure performance!
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A real man would swim out the first time of the year ...

Glad to see it on the water, reminds me I'll be out there some time soon.
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A little pre-launch sighting. Pure performance!
They wanted me to leave it there as a rolling billboard, but I kinda had to get out to the island...

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A real man would swim out the first time of the year ...

Glad to see it on the water, reminds me I'll be out there some time soon.
I don't know what would have been more of a shock...jumping in the cold water, or paying to fill the fuel tanks...Jesus!


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Charlotte is always happy being back out on the lake. She might not look it, but she is!

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Love seeing the pup enjoying the time on the water!
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Love seeing the pup enjoying the time on the water!
It's funny...I walk her unleashed to the docks and say " get on the boat"..she knows which one to get on!

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It's funny...I walk her unleashed to the docks and say " get on the boat"..she knows which one to get on!

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She says to her doggy friends "I expect my stupid human to get on the wrong boat but he gets on the right one every time. Good thing I leave a scent for him."
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She says to her doggy friends "I expect my stupid human to get on the wrong boat but he gets on the right one every time. Good thing I leave a scent for him."
There are some boats I'd rather get on ( especially if the Riva is there), but I usually pick the right one!

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Good to be " home"...

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If you could remove the boat the picture would be perfect.
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I will never look at your beautiful pictures without thinking of that.
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I will never look at your beautiful pictures without thinking of that.
Neither will I...why I made it my signature! Release the croppers!!!

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If you could remove the boat the picture would be perfect.

I disagree, without the boat the picture just looks like something is missing.
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I disagree, without the boat the picture just looks like something is missing.
Ha... that's what I've been saying all along!

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Steve, he missed the original so he thinks I am serious.
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Steve, he missed the original so he thinks I am serious.
I think he's just showing a sense of humor...I know, you don't see much of that in here so it's kinda hard to recognize! Like the guy who takes the Photoshop requests, and does them in a way that satisfies the request, but in a bizarre way. Whatever the intention, it made me laugh!!

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It's all in the audience. Some think a picture of a boat is missing something if it doesn't include a girl in a bikini. Some think the bikini should be missing. Steve's pictures are just fine, especially when the animals aren't missing.
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It's all in the audience. Some think a picture of a boat is missing something if it doesn't include a girl in a bikini. Some think the bikini should be missing. Steve's pictures are just fine, especially when the animals aren't missing.
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Going back to the picture in question .... does the compass ever come out of the store packaging?
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Going back to the picture in question .... does the compass ever come out of the store packaging?
that's a back up spare...just in case.
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that's a back up spare...just in case.
I'll try to remember to take a picture later this evening ... I have almost the same compass, in almost the same store packaging, purchased probably 40 years ago. Great minds think alike!
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I'll try to remember to take a picture later this evening ... I have almost the same compass, in almost the same store packaging, purchased probably 40 years ago. Great minds think alike!
Oh ..you won't find it on your boat...I stole it from you!!

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These are my favorite posts, the humorous back and forth. Keep going!!!
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I'm just glad I took that bottle of Dancing Rabbit off the dashboard before I took the picture!

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Wait, so you weren't serious and I spent all that time editing the pic for nothing?!?!?
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Wait, so you weren't serious and I spent all that time editing the pic for nothing?!?!?
It wasn't for nothing...it made me laugh!

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OH no, the infamous DR. I am glad too, Steve. Brk, and you could have been boating.
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Staying on the eastern side of the islands is a wise choice today.

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Thanks for sharing. Nice to have a protected helm and a good time for 'tooners to stay home.
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Thanks for sharing. Nice to have a protected helm and a good time for 'tooners to stay home.
Done that type of ride in my open pontoon more times than I can remember, and I totally agree!

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Thanks for sharing. Nice to have a protected helm and a good time for 'tooners to stay home.
In keeping with the animal pics, Dragon was along for the ride as well.

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How do the cats like riding in the boat?
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How do the cats like riding in the boat?
They're not too happy with the situation.

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Not surprised. But remind them it's worth it once they get to the island.
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Not surprised. But remind them it's worth it once they get to the island.
I don't have to remind them...once they hit the docks, they know they're home!

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I bet they do. It's funny how they don't forget, isn't it?
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I bet they do. It's funny how they don't forget, isn't it?
it's kinda like the dog walking herself down the dock for the first time in the spring and knowing what boat to get on!
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it's kinda like the dog walking herself down the dock for the first time in the spring and knowing what boat to get on!
Mine have favorites. Sometimes they insist they want to go on a certain boat which isn't the one we are going on.
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Mine have favorites. Sometimes they insist they want to go on a certain boat which isn't the one we are going on.
The exception...if there's a dog on another boat, she's gonna go and visit!

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There goes the neighborhood! You can bitch all you want but what a beautiful boat!



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From my slip at Mt.View looking at Silver Sands.

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So it's your neighbor boat. Does it live there?
Only in the off season... otherwise on the north side of Governors.

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When cats are waiting for you at the docks , they must be hungry.

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Was tough coming off the lake this morning after a long weekend of " staying put ".

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That cat doesn't seem pleased.... what did you do...... Did you forget to bring her favorite toy, to the island or something!!!!
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That cat looks a lot like our cat.

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That cat doesn't seem pleased.... what did you do...... Did you forget to bring her favorite toy, to the island or something!!!!
She always looks pissed! This is Ethel the cat. She's vile, but for some reason I'm the only one in the house she likes...if I sit down anywhere, she's on my lap within minutes. She sometimes comes down to the docks when I get home.

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Yet another load of crap....never seems to end, does it!

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Just remember, some day you might have to haul most of that back to mainland!!
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Just remember, some day you might have to haul most of that back to mainland!!
Jesus...don't even say that! When it's my " time ", scatter me on top of Mark Island and leave the hauling to someone else! :-)
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Jesus...don't even say that! When it's my " time ", scatter me on top of Mark Island and leave the hauling to someone else! :-)
I know huh? I think of that more and more as I get older. I pity the kids, but I know they will just throw everything out.
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Jesus...don't even say that! When it's my " time ", scatter me on top of Mark Island and leave the hauling to someone else! :-)
Is using "Jesus" in this context taking the lord's name in vain? Asking for a friend.

Also, I hope you live a very long and healthy life...and never have to move all that stuff.

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I know huh? I think of that more and more as I get older. I pity the kids, but I know they will just throw everything out.
Apparently, according to someone in the house ( not me by the way), you can never have enough chairs....or litter boxes!

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I think the kids want all the stuff. At least, they never show up when I remind them that "next Saturday is dump day".
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Well, the problem is the minute I throw something out, I want it! So the heck with it.
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Well, they don't want THAT stuff!!
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tell your friend that in this situation it's perfectly acceptable....I went to Catholic school for 7 years and know the rules.
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Maybe but it made me laugh.
I was more making a joke about the moral outrage when I used "goddamn" in another thread.

Both made me laugh.

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tell your friend that in this situation it's perfectly acceptable....I went to Catholic school for 7 years and know the rules.
Hahahaha! As did I. You have my sympathies.

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Hahahaha! As did I. You have my sympathies.

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Thank you, that gave me a good laugh!
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Thank you, that gave me a good laugh!
I enjoy a good laugh as well...even if it comes at my expense!
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Saw this strange blotchy rainbow looking thing coming home tonight...and no, it wasn't the sun.

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Had to spend my Saturday working in Dover, and from what I hear missed the blustery excitement that was the lake yesterday. By 6:30 it had pretty much calmed down.

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We hiked yesterday afternoon, Gunstock-Belknap-Piper loop, and there were really gusty winds at the tops. With the unusually cold temps it felt more like fall. Looking down on the lake it didn't look like there was anywhere near the normal weekend boat traffic.
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Hey, here's a local weather factoid ....... today, Sunday, June 19 at 12:30-pm ..... the weather on top of Mt Washington is both the coldest at 26.6-degrees and the windiest at 36.8-mph in the entire U.S.A. .... with freezing fog .... wind chill 9-degrees F .... according to the info under warnings in the Winnipesaukee.com weather page and also from weather.gov, the National Weather Service.

So, if you thought today was a cold and windy day out on Lake Winnipesaukee ....... ...... you want to quick trailer your boat up top Mt Washington to see what real cold & wind is all about! .... is like winter up there, today, on June 19th!

www.mountwashington.org/weathercams/default.aspx

The straight line, air miles distance from Mt Washington to Lake Winnipesaukee is about 40 to 55 miles depending where on the lake plus an elevation difference of 5784' (1.1 mile) with Lake Winnipesaukee water level-504', and Mt Washington summit-6288'.

And, this photo tweet ... http://www.twitter.com/NWSGray/statu...45211826671616 ...... made on June 19, 4:54-am from the National Weather Service in Gray, Maine on the 1.3" of snow that fell on the summit of Mt Washington which is very unusual.

Hey there, you want to closely read this NH Fish & Game rescue report which talks a lot about the cold and windy weather up top these here ..... them there ..... frosted mountains ..... which can be seen from Lincoln Park, Gilford from about 50-miles distance away ..... on the Lake Winnipesaukee shoreline .....https://nhfishgame.com/2022/06/20/hy...l-near-mt-clay .... that froze to death a 53-year old hiker from Andover, Massachusetts who was hiking the Gulfside Trail along Mt Washington which is also that famous white blazed, Appalachian Trail, that goes from Georgia to Maine.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eb805F2k6Yc ..... NH Fish and Game, rescue carry-out, Mt Clay-Gulfside Trail, around 11-pm, Saturday, June 18, 2022

https://nhfishgame.com/2022/06/20/up...-mt-clay-dies/ .... it had to be cold and windy, rain, snow, ice and fog, up there on the rocky Gulfside Trail on Mt Clay on Saturday, June 18. He sent a text to his wife and the NH Fish & Game went to his rescue, driving up the 7.6-mile long, Mt Washington Auto Rd in a state snowplow truck with tire chains and then walking to his location, over there somewhere on the icy Gulfside Trail on Mt Clay, aka Mt Ronald Reagan, just north of Mt Washington.

...............

Moral for this very SAD New Hampshire hiking, hypothermia death: https://hikesafe.com, $25-individual, $35-family, good only in New Hampshire!

If you want to get rescued off a New Hampshire hiking trail without getting hit .... .... with a big fat cost-of-rescue bill, then you better have a $25/35 HikeSafe card. Don't hit that NH-trail without one.
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