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Old 07-10-2005, 01:50 AM
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Chain of Lakes northern Il. Lake Marie. 3pm today.

The driver (mid to upper 50 yro) and all passengers (3-5 teen aged to early 20's girls) were ejected from a 30 or so foot Donzi as it made a sudden left hand turn at around 60mph. Luckily, everyone escaped uninjured. The driver was not wearing the kill switch tether. The boat continued toward the shoreline hit a seawall and continued parallel to the shore. The boat went THRU 3 piers, a docked sailboat, and a shore station and ended up on top of a 4th pier with the motors still running. There were many people onshore who were also lucky to not have been harmed by this carelessness.

I took many pics but i'm having a problem resizing them. Can someone help?

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Old 07-10-2005, 02:10 AM
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Upload the pictures to Yahoo photos (free), then edit the folder to public view. Then send us a link to the folder.

You can also download this tool from Microsoft if you are running XP. Go to this link

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/d...powertoys.mspx

then look down the right side for ImageResizer.exe. Download the file and run it. Works great. When you right click on a photo it will give you the option to resize the photo.
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Upload the pictures to Yahoo photos (free), then edit the folder to public view. Then send us a link to the folder.

You can also download this tool from Microsoft if you are running XP. Go to this link

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/d...powertoys.mspx

then look down the right side for ImageResizer.exe. Download the file and run it. Works great. When you right click on a photo it will give you the option to resize the photo.
Thanks.

I can't believe the boat made it between the shore and that pontoon boat.
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Notice how busy the lake is. It was a miracle no one was injured.
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Donzi for sale cheap, only driven once by a middle aged man. please call 1-800-dum-bass
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Old 07-10-2005, 03:47 AM
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The driver was not wearing the kill switch tether.

WTF?? How stupid are these people? If I'm not in a long (15 min or more) idle zone, it's on me. This is a dark weekend for performance boating. Not only do we get tragic losses of lives, health & property, we also get the benefit of risisng insurance rates and a worse perception in the eyes of the public.

Want more speed limits, more rules, more gov't interference? This is the way to go about it.

/rant off
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Another dumb-ass, people like that should not be able to purchase another power boat. Better suited to something like a Sunfish.

My lanyard is on whenever my boat is on plane...period. What's with the high speed turns anyway?
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Another high-speed turn....WTF

Please slow down and don't trim in a stepped hull..
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Glad everyone is ok, interesting how the cap separated from the hull.
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