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    A little piece of history


    Just read this, and thought I'd share the important stuff they don't teach you in History class !

    In 1620, as every youngster knows, the pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock. Less commonly known is that the Pilgrims set sail for Virginia, not Massachusetts. What led them to change their destination ? They were running out of beer. One voyager recorded this entry in his log: “Our victuals are being much spente, especially our beere “

    Now I have a couple of thoughts on this:

    #1 - If it wasn’t for beer, would we not be here ?

    #2 - More importantly, why do the “blow boaters” call us powerboaters irresponsible (and wreckless)? …………. I can think of nothing more irresponsible than leaving without an adequate supply of beer supply for a journey (no matter how long or short)

    Just though this was an interesting piece of


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    Were doomed! Charter Member Wally's Avatar
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    Thats was good! lol

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