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Old 02-14-2006, 10:01 AM
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How fast does it go?
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Why does it have to be so loud?
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Mind if my kid looks around in the cabin?

Dirty hands and muddy feet because they have been playing around the ramp.

I spent the weekend cleaning the boat behind the shop when one of my employees drove up to dump his truck load of garbage in the dumpsters (why?), and wanted his son to see inside. I was backed to the loading dock and the platform is at dock height. I told him to look off the dock and he could see in or take his shoes off before he came in. I also had a ladder so he could look in from the side. His dad could not understand why his kid needed to take his shoes off and did not want him to get his feet dirty in the parking lot. Hmm? Clean interior, filthy sneakers, climbing across upholstery. The next week he was explaining to another employee how much of an a$$ I was when he was reminded how the guys had to take their shoes off when they went into his new TV room.
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here is one i usually get...." your friends are not wrapped too tight are they"???

Yep Ive heard people talking
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How fast is it? And when you tell them they usually go.. Oh, that's all?Thought it'd be faster.
So now I just make up some outrageous speed.
Yep...They always seem so disapointed with 80 something.. ...192mph..They seem to like that number
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here is one i usually get...." your friends are not wrapped too tight are they"???
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Old 02-14-2006, 10:09 AM
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Since that encounter I have thought of many things I could have said, but I was so unprepared for such an ignorant statement I just looked at her with my best "Are you kidding?" look.
that probably was just as good. I still can't beleive that someone would have done that. But you did say it was a woman
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Old 02-14-2006, 10:10 AM
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hehe.....first couple times when i told people the boat did 70 they were like "thats it?" well after that the numbers started climbing....before i sold the boat she was doing 130mph!

I had one guy down in Florida on alligator alley at a gas station come up to me and start talking......next thing ya know his cousins best friends step sisters brother has a twin turbo AND supercharged bigblock jet boat! ....said it did 90mph!!! oooooooooooooh the stupidity that comes out of peoples mouths is amusing to say the least!
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Old 02-14-2006, 10:13 AM
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The one that peevs me off the most is "what do you do for a living" seriously, first words out of their mouths not even a "hi" . The real question they want to ask is how can a tattooed mid thirties metalhead float this? I never reply usually but if I do I tell em I'm an international arms dealer or I am a drug runner just to F with them.
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Old 02-14-2006, 10:45 AM
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What do you do to be able to afford something like that.
Why do you need a boat like that. You can't even sleep on it.
Little do they know the cabin is nicer than most peoles living rooms.
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Old 02-14-2006, 11:20 AM
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How fast does it go?

How much gas does it hold?

Where do you take this thing??

How much does that cost??
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