Originally Posted by hippyhunter
Complete with 'winky smiley face thing'. I'm not convinced this constitutes a sensible reply (no offense willk).
I felt that my reply, tongue in cheek as it was, was a "sensible" response to:
Originally Posted by Mollers
Perhaps an 'accident' with an M16 might deter future attacks on British registered non-merchant craft.
I'm fairly sure that while this might reflect Mollers' gut instinct, he wasn't "seriously" suggesting that this should happen.
, the couple on the yacht:
Well, it's regrettable. Regrettable that they have caused so much trouble, expense and heartbreak for everyone involved including themselves. What DID they think they were doing? Try plotting their stated course on a chart - they must have had an almost Biblical confidence to think that their action was reasonable in those waters. If they had attempted Niagara in a barrel, I would have felt much the same way.
Would you have felt differently about them if they had been hippies?
just means "wink". Unless the "Winkee" is a blind horse, the general understanding is that the "Winker" is not being too serious. Mollers will confirm that I'm a habitual Winker