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Old 28 August 2008, 13:51   #1
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Graham Jellys "Column" on RIBINT

Is it me or is it just one big self promotion?

I just read the 2nd one in this months edition and he goes on about Ply decks

and how they are dangerous if you drill a hole in them and the ply gets wet

(well don't drill a fecking hole then )
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Old 28 August 2008, 15:51   #2
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Have to agree - it does read like a long advert for 'his' boats. I could probably get the sales blurb free from Scorpion rather than pay for it in the mag.
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I've just had a look at the Scorp website. Those guys seriously need to get some fresh design blood onboard. Those colours etc are so gawdy and dated I expected to see Crockett and Tubbs on there somewhere.
Just my opinion.
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I've just had a look at the Scorp website. Those guys seriously need to get some fresh design blood onboard. Those colours etc are so gawdy and dated I expected to see Crockett and Tubbs on there somewhere.
Just my opinion.

Look out - attacking Scorpions seems to be taken rather personally by some people - like Skoda and Lada owners of old............
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Is it me or is it just one big self promotion?
From my experience, pretty much anyone who is a columnist is only doing it for self-promotion, apart from Robert Fisk of course!!!
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apart from Robert Fisk of course!!!
.... of course. Has he written an article on George Galloway yet, that would be a classic tongue twister!

oops, politics. sry.
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Look out - attacking Scorpions seems to be taken rather personally by some people - like Skoda and Lada owners of old............
Scorpion = LADA (Niva)

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Scorpion = LADA (Niva)

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Hey lad! There's a (big) Lada Niva Club in Iceland, and I've just passed them your address. Prepare for the sound of tinny engines and squealing narrow tyres,
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Hey lad! There's a (big) Lada Niva Club in Iceland, and I've just passed them your address. Prepare for the sound of tinny engines and squealing narrow tyres,
I know, Lada used to be big name over here and actually well respected in many ways not like in the rest of the continent.... same goes to Trabant.... as you know there is one in the family never owned Lada nor have I owed Scorpion.... and do not intend to do

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Is it me or is it just one big self promotion?
A very blatant promotion this month. And some not so well considered arguments too.
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