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Posted by BaltACD on Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:13 PM

charlie hebdo
BaltACD : Can't we stuff the snarky stuff, especially on a light-hearted exchange of summer fun? 

Since when is 'individual' snarky?  Picture, to me, appears to be a boat manufacturers publicity shot.  Don't know the manufacturer, don't know the boat and don't care to know either. 

Living in both Jacksonville, where alcohol is a factor in numerouse boating incidents that take place in the Atlantic Ocean, the Intercoastal Waterway as well as the St. Johns River; in Maryland there are also numerous alcohol related boating incidents happening on the Chesapeake Bay and its tributary rivers.

Alcohol and boating are as serious a combination as is alcohol and driving; probably even more serious as most 'pleasure' boaters have less experience on water than they do behind the wheel.   Right of way on water is a continually evolving situation, made even more difficult with a alcohol addled brain.  Even US Navy Captians have had trouble with the rules of right of way as their vessels have been involved in serveral collisions in recent years.

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:40 PM

While I agree about alcohol and piloting a boat or ship being incompatible, boating and others drinking some kind of beverage are part of the experience.  And I said "light-hearted" which should have been a clue. 

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Posted by BaltACD on Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:48 PM

charlie hebdo
While I agree about alcohol and piloting a boat or ship being incompatible, boating and others drinking some kind of beverage are part of the experience.  And I said "light-hearted" which should have been a clue. 

Too many boaters are 'light hearted' in their thoughts about mixing alcohol and boating. The undertakers make it real. About every other day there is a report of some one being killed on the water - too many reports of 'light hearted' dead boaters.

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Posted by 243129 on Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:19 PM

BaltACD

 

 
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BaltACD
Since when is water 'dark'? 

Since when is the"individual" a 'he'?

My bad the drink is a cola.

 

Are you saying the individual in the picture is you?

 

This is the 'snark'.

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Posted by n012944 on Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:41 PM

243129

 

 
GFY.
 

Keeping it classy!  

 

And it looks like a water bottle to me, Poland Spring brand.

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Posted by 243129 on Thursday, July 30, 2020 7:42 PM

BaltACD
Picture, to me, appears to be a boat manufacturers publicity shot.

Incorrect, it is a picture of my vessel underway taken from a helicopter by BOATPIX.

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Posted by BaltACD on Thursday, July 30, 2020 8:23 PM

243129
 
BaltACD
Picture, to me, appears to be a boat manufacturers publicity shot. 

Incorrect, it is a picture of my vessel underway taken from a helicopter by BOATPIX.

Congrats!

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Posted by Electroliner 1935 on Sunday, August 2, 2020 9:13 PM

243129
The "individual" in the picture is my daughter. Your zoom and or sight should be attended to.

I see two people in the corner of the picture, one with a cap holding the cola and a curly haired person that would normally be assumed to be a female. So I suspect that the curly haired individual is your daughter and the cola drinker is YOU? Looks like a tough life. Much more fun than being at the throttle for a whole sift. 

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Posted by Overmod on Monday, August 3, 2020 8:49 AM

The more I look at the picture, the more people I think I see... there are two in rear-facing seats in addition to the 'bright curly haired' head and the person holding the bottle... which looks to me very like a 20oz. Coke bottle.  (I can't figure out what the tan 'plume' across that person's torso is, and blown up on a Retina screen the detail is too blurry for me to make out that individual's sex.)

There is obviously someone at the wheel but they are largely obscured by cloud reflections in the windshield glass.

Where do I sign up for reservations? SmileBeer

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Posted by 243129 on Monday, August 3, 2020 9:05 AM

Electroliner 1935
one with a cap holding the cola

My daughter.

Electroliner 1935
and a curly haired person that would normally be assumed to be a female.

My grandson.

Electroliner 1935
and the cola drinker is YOU?

Nope, I am operating the boat. You went 0 for 3.Stick out tongue

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Posted by 243129 on Monday, August 3, 2020 9:13 AM

Overmod
There is obviously someone at the wheel but they are largely obscured by cloud reflections in the windshield glass.

I am at the wheel.

Overmod
Where do I sign up for reservations?

In addition to the many head-end rides I have given I also give boat rides. My Thimble Island cruises are unmatched.Stick out tongue

COVID-19 however has put a damper on inviting guests this season.Sad

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Monday, August 3, 2020 9:59 AM

I was lucky to enjoy visiting one of those Thimbles once while visiting my sister in New Haven.  I also recall a great shore dinner in Branford near the waterfront. 

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Posted by 243129 on Monday, August 3, 2020 10:33 AM

charlie hebdo

I was lucky to enjoy visiting one of those Thimbles once while visiting my sister in New Haven.  I also recall a great shore dinner in Branford near the waterfront. 

 

The Thimbles are a beautiful group of islands. I never tire of visiting them. Would that have been the Indian Head Inn or Ow-en-ego you dined at?

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Monday, August 3, 2020 1:59 PM

243129

 

 
charlie hebdo

I was lucky to enjoy visiting one of those Thimbles once while visiting my sister in New Haven.  I also recall a great shore dinner in Branford near the waterfront. 

 

 

 

The Thimbles are a beautiful group of islands. I never tire of visiting them. Would that have been the Indian Head Inn or Ow-en-ego you dined at?

 

I don't think I ever noticed the name.  But it was loud and with great fresh seafood.

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Posted by Overmod on Monday, August 3, 2020 5:18 PM

You HAD to make me think about Lenny's and lobster roll, didn't you.  Rats!

And with BERA's museum opening up again, too...

Can't wait for this war to be over.

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Posted by 243129 on Monday, August 3, 2020 7:22 PM

Overmod

You HAD to make me think about Lenny's and lobster roll, didn't you.  Rats!

And with BERA's museum opening up again, too...

Can't wait for this war to be over.

 

Are you and charlie local? If so and you like lobster rolls (hot) I can direct or accompany you to the very best hot lobster roll. WX permitting and masks required I can throw in a Thimble Islands cruise.

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:11 AM

Thanks, Joe.  I live in the western Chicago suburbs near the UP West mainline. But if I get down to New Haven,  I will let you know.  Lobster rolls are great.  Also quohogs!

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Posted by 243129 on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:05 AM

charlie hebdo
Lobster rolls are great. Also quohogs!

Also fried whole belly clamsBow

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 11:40 AM

243129

 

 
charlie hebdo
Lobster rolls are great. Also quohogs!

 

Also fried whole belly clamsBow

 

Yes.  And oysters.  And bluefish. 

I spoke to my sister.  It was Lenny's (sp?).

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Posted by 243129 on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:43 PM

charlie hebdo

 

 
243129

 

 
charlie hebdo
Lobster rolls are great. Also quohogs!

 

Also fried whole belly clamsBow

 

 

 

Yes.  And oysters.  And bluefish. 

I spoke to my sister.  It was Lenny's (sp?).

 

Yes, Lenny's Indian Head Inn. Tell your sister to try the lobster roll at the Lobster Shack in Mansfield Grove East Haven. She will not be disappointed.

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 12:55 PM

Will do next time.  She's lived in New Haven for at least 50 years. Armory St. 

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Posted by 243129 on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:23 PM

charlie hebdo

Will do next time.  She's lived in New Haven for at least 50 years. Armory St. 

 

Nice. 'hood. My cousin owns the Whitneyville Food Center just up the street. Her father was a passenger conductor on the New Haven for 53 years.

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:30 PM

"All in the Family"  I recall walking around the corner to your cousin's store on Whitney a few times. 

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