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Old 27 April 2009, 16:28   #1
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Whale Wars

I appreciate what they stand for but...

What a bunch of fecking lunatics

I think Garfish may have been driving that Delta
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Old 27 April 2009, 16:37   #2
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hehehe you beat me to this post.

they will give rib owners a bad name
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Total Monkeys!!!!!!!!!!!

Shame they wrecked a nice boat.

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Wow

Lads lads lads my jaw hit the floor wen i saw the delta dig in ! the jaw is still on the floor ! How do these guys function in life ? and more to the point, where do they get the money ?

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Lads lads lads my jaw hit the floor wen i saw the delta dig in ! the jaw is still on the floor
I switched it on just after it flipped. And I saw a big rib upside down in what looked like a calm sea and about 200 yards from the “mother ship”.

I was thinking how the hell did that happened in conditions like that. Thank goodness for Sky+
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It takes a lot to make somebody start sympathising with the Japanese whaling fleet but these guys should be locked up.
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~Those guys just are not sane! What the hell happened? Did they not let go? Absolute head cases!
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but these guys should be locked up.
Yeah, for their own safety perhaps. They're a bunch of hopeless numpties and it's to our collective shame (IMVHO) that they're the only people doing anything much about an activity that VERY few of us approve of...

Ideally someone would give the Green Light for some serious live fire exercises from the Silent Service - it's a big quiet ocean.....
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For their own safety and everyone elses. Some of the antics they have been involved in are downright foolhardy and dangerous to themselves and the whaling ships.
I don't agree with what the whalers are doing but it isn't actually techically illegal and while I would be quite happy if forceful action was taken by the authorities these idiots are going to kill either themselves or others eventually. The whalers are not exactly covering themselves in glory but they don't deserve to have enviro-maniacs ramming them in the southern ocean.
I always remember a comment on nuclear subs from a Tom Clancy book saying that they could follow the whalers around broadcasting the alarm call of a whale being gang raped, the idea being all the actual whales wouldn't be within 50 miles of the sounds. That, if practicable, would be an excellent method of stopping whaling and could be done from a surface ship tailing them. And it wouldn't even be illegal!
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