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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    Huge waves kill 2 on board cruise ship.

    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Another reason to avoid those bacteria infested scows.
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    As someone who worked on a cruise ship for three months, and has been a passenger on three differnt cruises in my life, I gotta say


    ...that's farkin' awesome!

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    My fear of Cruise ships, Rouge waves, and old people has been realized in that article. I fear the end of the world is near.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobfromwaco View Post
    My fear of Cruise ships, Rouge waves, and old people has been realized in that article. I fear the end of the world is near.
    Time to retreat to the compound!
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    Wasn't there a band or perhaps a musical genre called Freak Wave?
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    Did they open for the Butthole Surfers?
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    derailleurs are overrated bigbenaugust's Avatar
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    Perhaps.
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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    video of one of the waves hitting the ship! any of you that have been on a cruise knows that this wave had to be crazy huge!

    http://www.euroweeklynews.com/201003...-released.html
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    I have seen that those "Rogue Waves" are far more common than first believed, and are quite possibly responsible for a significant number of vanished vessels over the centuries. There was one that severely damaged a north sea oil platform a few years back.
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    Yet more proof that I'm.. well, pretty much right about everything.

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    Silly people.
    All they had to do was have everyone ride on the tail of the ship to nose up over the waveSurfs up folks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by bobfromwaco View Post
    My fear of Cruise ships, Rouge waves, and old people has been realized in that article. I fear the end of the world is near.
    I've heard of a "red tide" but never a red wave.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zatopek View Post
    I've heard of a "red tide" but never a red wave.
    Sure,it's a bunch of dead commies floating in the surf
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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    video of one of the waves hitting the ship! any of you that have been on a cruise knows that this wave had to be crazy huge!

    http://www.euroweeklynews.com/201003...-released.html
    That carpet looks straight out of the Poseidon Adventure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
    Time to retreat to the compound!

    Right! None of that has happened around here. Well maybe...

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    stay away from the windows even though you want to see the waves. terrible way to go and what a terrible thing to witness. very unfortunate for the friends and families of those killed
    cycling is like baseball ~ it doesn't take much to make it interesting

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    Even Popeye knew to "batten down the hatches" on the for-deck when the big seas come.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bobfromwaco View Post
    Right! None of that has happened around here. Well maybe...
    We don't believe those stories.I just figure those events of *** play and mayhem are the usual wild west shows to draw in us tourists from the north.
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    Does this look that bad? Honestly...

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    That sea slug does seem to ride low in the water.Whats up with that?
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