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Windows 7: 16 y.o student sailing solo around the world.

View Poll Results: Is she asking for it?
Obsolutely. 10 62.50%
Word. 4 25.00%
Yes. 4 25.00%
No. 4 25.00%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 16. You may not vote on this poll

19 Oct 2009   #1
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 
16 y.o student sailing solo around the world.

I'm sure most of you ozzies knows. Lets do a poll on this.

Girl starts solo world sailing bid - AOL Video
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19 Oct 2009   #2
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

I'll start. Obsolutely.

Not sure how solo she will be doing this trip but if she really is doing it solo, i'd like to be the lucky first Pirate if you know what i mean...
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19 Oct 2009   #3
chuckr

XP_Pro, W7_7201, W7RC.vhd, SciLinux5.3, Fedora12, Fedora9_2x, OpenSolaris_09-06
 
 

She must have saved up a lot of dollars and pennies, working at MacDonalds,

to handle something like that...

What's the 'rest of the story' ?

At 16, I would lube up my bicycle, for international transportation...
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19 Oct 2009   #4
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chuckr View Post

What's the 'rest of the story' ?
Come again?.
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19 Oct 2009   #5
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Fair play to her, she is a brave girl, the best of luck to her she will need it.
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19 Oct 2009   #6
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Im with Jfar. Dont know about you but I wouldnt do it
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19 Oct 2009   #7
H2SO4

Win7x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Im with Jfar. Dont know about you but I wouldnt do it
I'd LOVE to do it, but then I'm neither 16 nor a girl.

The media here are going nuts over the parenting implications. Should they encourage her, should they let her go, should the social services people intervene, Is She A Bad Mother.... it's an absolute circus.

Painting the hull bright pink may not be the best idea.
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19 Oct 2009   #8
holo88

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

I vote shark food. Earheart, anyone?
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19 Oct 2009   #9
aem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Does anyone not think about the image of "a 16 y.o blonde, all alone on a pink boat" in a place where it's really is "fair game"...or do i need to spell it out?
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19 Oct 2009   #10
H2SO4

Win7x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aem View Post
Does anyone not think about the image of "a 16 y.o blonde, all alone on a pink boat" in a place where it's really is "fair game"...or do i need to spell it out?
You really are telling us a lot about yourself
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