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Old 09-02-2003, 11:57 AM
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I currently have my boat for sale in trader. And having sold several boats in the past, I thought I had heard some really silly questions asked about boats.

I had a call last Friday and these are some of the questions he asked:

How Fast? - My response: mid to upper sixties

How fast will it pull a wake board? - My response: a hell of alot faster than I care to be on a wake board!

What color is the boat? - My response: Black

Is the black hot in summer? - My response: Only when you step on it.

Does the boat smell? - My response: Smell? What do you mean?

Well I see the word 'Cigarette' - Does it smell like smoke? - My response: (Being utterly amazed at the question and figuring someone is screwing with me) I ask "who am I speaking with?" He said some foreign name I couldn't EVER spell. I ask "where is he from?" He said Tulsa. (Still being amazed at the question) I just responded 'No, it doesn't smell like smoke - Cigarette is the brand of boat'

Now this could have been someone playing with me but I think someone would have claimed the call by now. If the call was legit, I believe I have heard the stupidest boat question yet.
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I have had some really dumb questions on my boat, but the best is my dad was telling our guys at work he had just bought a 530 Carver. They wanted to know what size trolling motor it had on it. WTF.
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Old 09-02-2003, 12:27 PM
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Well I see the word 'Cigarette' - Does it smell like smoke? -

I would have hung up after that one.

I told a guy this weekend that the boat stays in Miami in the Winter. He looked at me and said, "Why? No one drives these in salt water." I paused (for awhile) and said, "have you ever visited South Florida?"
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Old 09-02-2003, 12:38 PM
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I keep thinking this was a joke but the questions where too far out there. He also asked if the boat had stickers on the side of it that kids could scratch?????? I never quite understood that one, I just said, No.
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My favorite boat question is "Do you drive it yourself?" as they're looking at 29 feet of Fountain, 5'-3" of me and trying to find the nonexistent guy who must either own the boat or drive it for me. (This seems to come more often from women - most of the guys get it.) Yes, I'm a girl, yes, I own it and yes, I drive it (hard enough to blow a head gasket too).
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A person asked if my boat was a Cigarette.

Sonic did a good job of putting SONIC on every side and top part of the boat. I thought for a moment and decided it just wasn't worth going into how every pointy boat isn't a Cigarette. I just answered, no its a Sonic. He went away happy and so was I.
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Asked by a 30 something in a BMW 2 weeks ago at the launch in regards to my cat. " Why would you buy that one,my dad's pontoon boat has way more seats,why didn't you buy one with more seats in it" ? DOH!
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Not about the boat but a question I've gotten a few times on the boat.
"is this a bad idea?" maybe not the dumbest question but when paired with my answer it makes you wonder.
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Old 09-02-2003, 02:13 PM
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well I have had ALOT of dumb questions after I listed it.. but I think the best one was asked to hyperbaja as I was leaving a dock.. guy asked him " those don't sound stock... does he have blowers on it??"
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