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Old 02-21-2018, 10:40 AM
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Anticipation and excitement building, https://speedonthewater.com/in-the-n...o-for-saturday.
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Old 02-21-2018, 11:07 AM
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Closed to the public?!!! Sounds a little " fishy" to me!!!
"if a tree falls in the woods and no one is there to hear it, did the tree actually fall "!!!
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Old 02-21-2018, 11:11 AM
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Closed to the public?!!! Sounds a little " fishy" to me!!!
"if a tree falls in the woods and no one is there to hear it, did the tree actually fall "!!!
No dog in this fight and no opinion on Fountain's decision regarding public viewing, but the APBA—not the general public—verifies the record. Nothing fishy about it.
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yesh! I think they will break the record!






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No dog in this fight and no opinion on Fountain's decision regarding public viewing, but the APBA—not the general public—verifies the record. Nothing fishy about it.
correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't believe outerlimits closed the course for 3 miles or restricted viewing? I'm not trying to "stir the pot", just sounds strange, either way I hope everyone is safe.
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Kind of hard to have a public viewing area when the course isn't going past the Fountain plant. Also, nothing I can read that won't allow you to head down and watch Saturday morning if you want.

Best of luck to the team. Can't wait to see the results!
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correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't believe outerlimits closed the course for 3 miles or restricted viewing? I'm not trying to "stir the pot", just sounds strange, either way I hope everyone is safe.
The course closure, meaning the river itself, is for safety reasons. Boat wakes, much less boat traffic, present significant hazards in such an endeavor. (I believe we reported that in one of our earlier stories on the subject.)

I don't recall Outerlimits closing the river. I was there, too. And there's nothing to that effect in any of the coverage we provided of the Outerlimits kilo in 2014.

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I hope they pull it off and come back in one piece. The only thing I find a little odd is the changing of the players. First Fountain and Robertson, then just Robertson no Fountain, then this, then that now Fountain3 and Jeff Harris. Doesn't really matter, just saying
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Best of luck and hoping for a safe attempt regardless of the outcome!
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Originally Posted by shaun harrington View Post
Closed to the public?!!! Sounds a little " fishy" to me!!!
"if a tree falls in the woods and no one is there to hear it, did the tree actually fall "!!!
you sound a little bit nervous......
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