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Old 23 October 2002, 04:56   #61
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Re: My conspiracy theory

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I reckon that John Kennett is logging on as another user, under the guise of Flanker

is this a cunning attempt to spice up the forum and raise the ratings with a clever bit of confrontational discusion, John ?

Genius sheer genius John

Or have I been watching to many films LOL
There are some other forums where I know this has happened -- usually to give a boost where there's not much going on. Not something I've ever seen a need for here!

In any case, I have got far too much else to do to be messing around with multiple identities. If I've got something to say, I'll say it.

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Old 23 October 2002, 05:17   #62
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Mike,

Perhaps it would be an idea for you to read the full details of what I am talking about, I realise it may be after the second line but please try. I was (or intended) to be talking about babies / very young children. If an unsupervised baby / very young child fell into the sea off a RIB, how would they get back on, what about the cold water. Anyway I have seen babies / very young children drown in garden ponds, my pond has been filled in since the birth of my daughter. You can say all you want and be the macho parent, but perhaps some reality about safety should be the No 1 priority, not pure selfishness. There is an age, time, conditions that you could take a child on boats, and that is great, but on the other hand there is the opposite when they shouldn't be.

Perhaps you or someone else should ring the RNLI and RYA and see what they would think about you taking a 1 - 18 month old baby out for a blast in a RIB with or without a life jacket!!!!!!!!!!

The RNLI are the ones that have to risk their lives to pick up the pieces of idiots who don't look at weather forecasts, don't take advice, put children at risk, or have the proper safety equipment on board. I'm an RNLI member and don't even have a boat yet, are you? and how many others are? or do you just live in cloud cookoo land hoping nothing will ever happen. It may just one day, and then it is too late, regret for the rest of your life!

At least I will know I have done my best with a correct risk assessment to the best of my abilities, and have piece of mind. The decision is yours, but I would ask that you don't risk an innocent babies life for your own satisfaction.

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Old 23 October 2002, 05:24   #63
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Are there any comments from RNLI or RYA members, to guide the masses that read and believe everything on this wonderful Forum.

P.S. I will take it by any silences that perhaps I am the only RNLI member on here unless you say otherwise.

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Whassa problem. Bungey the baby to the back of the jockey seat and the little 'un'll be fine!

Before Flanker sets the RNLI, RYA, RNSPCC, MI5, CI5, RSPCA, CIA, FBI, UNMOVIC and TTFN on me, I'd just like to point out that I have no kids so would need to borrow someone elses for this experiment!

Flanker old chap, you seem just to want to create highly emotional debate for the sake of it. Just 'cos you have a RIB doesn't mean that you have to go out and expose yourself, your crew (of whatever age) to mountainous seas and dangerous conditions. Frankly Flanky thats a ridiculous assumption so my assumption in turn is that you are trolling. You've made your choice to buy a Glastron. Damn good luck to you and have fun.

But we're ribsters here. And pretty knowledgable / Responsible. Do you really think that anyone would put their kids at risk for cheap thrills?

Don't bother answering. Just give it a rest.
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Old 23 October 2002, 06:20   #65
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Alan give it a rest, you don't have children therefore how can you understand how a responsible parent feels?

I suggest you stick to threads that you are able to comment on with authority, I am sure there are some, why not have a browse around the others. You are however entitled to comment on this, but not try to silence me, it is a free world you know.

Now off you go, see you later after you have had a little lie down.

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Troll Troll Trollity Troll Troll.
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Old 23 October 2002, 06:32   #67
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Kids n Ribs

I think we've worn this one out dont you. Flanker has his opinion and we have ours. I know which boat i would put my kids on (if I had any that is ).

Time for a new thread

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You are really a nasty piece of work, Flanker! All you ever do is insult people. This forum is best suited WITHOUT your type. You have nothing to offer anyone here whatsover, except getting peoples hackles up. Why don't you take a hike!
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Careful Charles, are you sure you can comment on that with authority?!

If you respond to a troll you are playing into their hands. (As I have sadly today.) Best policy is to ignore 'em that way they get bored and go bother some other poor unfortunates.
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