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Old 06-27-2008, 10:04 AM
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probably a stupid question.... why would'nt they have sweeps boats like at a race at least to warn people who might be crossing the hudson with no knowledge of the run.... i saw another video of a nyc poker run and the guys were flying by some fish boat and i believe a sailboat too...
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probably a stupid question.... why would'nt they have sweeps boats like at a race at least to warn people who might be crossing the hudson with no knowledge of the run.... i saw another video of a nyc poker run and the guys were flying by some fish boat and i believe a sailboat too...
With all the different Poker Runs I've done, I don't ever recall seeing official sweep boats. A race course, which for the most part, is a contained oval, which is easier to manage with sweep boats. It would be pretty hard to have a fleet of sweep boats for a poker run that could by 20+ miles one way and back. When spectating a Poker Run, ya just need to use common sense. Ya have to go on good faith and rely on the spectator to regulate themselves to be at a safe distance.
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Desert Storm has sweep boats AND sweep helo's
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Old 06-27-2008, 12:52 PM
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With all the different Poker Runs I've done, I don't ever recall seeing official sweep boats. A race course, which for the most part, is a contained oval, which is easier to manage with sweep boats. It would be pretty hard to have a fleet of sweep boats for a poker run that could by 20+ miles one way and back. When spectating a Poker Run, ya just need to use common sense. Ya have to go on good faith and rely on the spectator to regulate themselves to be at a safe distance.

Dee, do ya ever feel like nomatter what you say, or how much common sense you're preachin, there's still a handful of people that just don't get it ???
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it just seems like it would be an easy fix to what is potentially a dangerous situation
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Desert Storm has sweep boats AND sweep helo's
More power to them. That's great that they can actually get boats to sweep instead of being in the run.

Just an FYI. All the runs I have been in had pace boats and sweep boats for the beginning of the runs (or restarts at the card stops). But I don't recall seeing boats sweeping/patrolling during the run itself. Remember it's only permitted to have the event, not a closed course.

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Dee, do ya ever feel like nomatter what you say, or how much common sense you're preachin, there's still a handful of people that just don't get it ???
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it just seems like it would be an easy fix to what is potentially a dangerous situation
Why does there need to be a fix? Instead of looking for a fix and complaining, people just need to be alot more responsible and maybe do there research as to where a good and safe place to watch a run would be.

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Old 06-27-2008, 08:18 PM
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i'm not complaining or saying there has to be a fix just asked a question..... sorry
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Danger??????Whats more dangerous Staten Island ferry or Performance boat
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Looked like the Kitty Killer was out in front to me....Did I hear something about Twin Turbos being built and tested?
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Looked like the Kitty Killer was out in front to me....Did I hear something about Twin Turbos being built and tested?
A twin turbo Fountain?
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