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Old 10-04-20, 11:05 AM
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You over 40? And you have no jet ski.

If I hear another youíre over 40 you are weak, tired and already shot take this magic formula commercial Iím going to heck I donít know I canít remember I took some magic formula and that 20 something supermodel and that jet ski they promised never showed up! I think I will grill a steak eat a salad and have a beer as I listen to Cleveland at Dallas.
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Old 10-04-20, 06:25 PM
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Was it a mint jet ski?
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https://www.kawasaki.com/Category/WATERCRAFT

Ridden a few before and after 30 minutes got bored.
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That's why I avoid commercial tv and radio as much as possible. I bet I watch less than 10 hrs of commercial driven tv a year. I've never had cable/satellite. Weeks can go by without turning on the tv period, even for paid streaming. My wife watches a little more streaming, but usually from a personal device.
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Yup I have been avoiding the TV opting to get my football fix via radio. I will watch the local news that is about it.
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Old 10-04-20, 09:09 PM
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Jet ski after 40?, not for me........at "no fear, young dumb and full of........(you know the rest) 20", Oh hell yeah!
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I don't have a jet ski, but I have 3 pairs of human powered skis. One is the new mohair skin setup, not like climbing skins that you take off at the transition and stuff in your pack, the ones that are attached to the base of the ski in the kick zone. Those skis are incredible.
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I had a sled when I was a kid in Pennsylvania and Ohio but it was of no use here .... First time getting stung by a mosquito in January I knew something was different.
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Old 10-05-20, 05:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
https://www.kawasaki.com/Category/WATERCRAFT

Ridden a few before and after 30 minutes got bored.
Same here. Rented one for an hour and got bored quickly. And I donít know if their emissions have changed, but they used to be big polluters.
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..........................................I think I will grill a steak eat a salad and have a beer as I listen to Cleveland at Dallas.
>>> & the TEXANS dumped coach zerOBrien
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>>> & the TEXANS dumped coach zerOBrien
Yup, too much talent to be 0-4. But the Oilers curse may still be around.
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Old 10-13-20, 10:36 AM
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Jet skis are boring.

You want real fun, go do some Fighter Combat.
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Old 10-13-20, 10:56 AM
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Jet skis are boring.

You want real fun, go do some Fighter Combat.
Nope my feet stay on the ground. I did fly a glider for a few seconds being pulled up with a biplane with a nylon ski rope was enough of a rush for me.
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Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
Nope my feet stay on the ground. I did fly a glider for a few seconds being pulled up with a biplane with a nylon ski rope was enough of a rush for me.
What can I say, I like flying inverted.
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Old 10-13-20, 11:29 AM
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Over 40 you're using more of your life energy fighting the 300 pound gorilla called time. Leaves less energy for other stuff. Eventually he wins, no matter who you are. Suck it up.

Jet skis, meh.
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I haven't seen an honest to gawd stand up JetSki in person since the '80s. I got to ride a friend's modded "race" JetSki back then a few times. On rough water, it was about as brutal as 500cc 2-stroke motocrosser of the era, but much less versatile.

At least with a dirt bike I could rob banks.


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Old 10-13-20, 11:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Notso_fastLane View Post
Jet skis are boring.

You want real fun, go do some Fighter Combat.
A bit out of my budget compared to loading a DVD of some sort of combat flight sim into an old computer. Saves me on barf bags, too.
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I watch old movies on my antenna TV at least once per week.

Beet juice powder, copper woven man-girdles (ask Brett Favre and Jerry Rice), testosterone replacement pills, balance relearning contraptions, vibrating booty shakers, HurryCanes, portable oxygen machines, lawyers for any ailment that hasn't killed you yet, etc. etc.

Good times. Good times.
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A bit out of my budget compared to loading a DVD of some sort of combat flight sim into an old computer. Saves me on barf bags, too.
It's an expensive weekend for sure.

When I did it, they gave me the employee discount because my engineering firm had done some work for them.

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Old 10-14-20, 03:38 PM
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Over 40 you're using more of your life energy fighting the 300 pound gorilla called time. Leaves less energy for other stuff. Eventually he wins, no matter who you are. Suck it up.

Jet skis, meh.
Yup, Ainít gonna fight that 300 pound gorilla today. Blasted down the highway at 75 mph got me a 12 pack of Colorado Gatorade. Iím middle age and crazy so what Iím going to have some fun everyday.. Grill me a steak and BS with my neighbors enjoying all the lies...
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