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The Russians are Coming! #320756
06/05/2024 10:14 PM
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Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: GeorgeC1] #320780
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Even they (The Russians) need some Rest and relaxation. titanic

Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: GeorgeC1] #320781
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LOL on the BoatyBall comment!

There's comedic gold in that article if it wasn't so real and dangerous, but I won't go there in this forum. Heaven help us all.

Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: GeorgeC1] #320814
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Cuba is not a threat, but Venezuela is! Both small compared to Russia. If Russia thinks it can get a proxy war going between Guyana and Venezuela it is almost laughable.

Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: GeorgeC1] #320819
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Where's Irma when you need her...

Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: GeorgeC1] #320825
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If I run into any of them I'll offer to buy them a Ukrainian Mule....because no once should call them Moscow Mules anymore!

Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: Manpot] #320831
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Originally Posted by Manpot
If I run into any of them I'll offer to buy them a Ukrainian Mule....because no once should call them Moscow Mules anymore!

Nice!
We’re going to be down there next week - my wife just said “maybe we should provision an extra bottle of vodka just in case!”
Ukrainian mules only on my boat!🤩


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There’s nothing, absolutely nothing, half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.
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I'm just wondering whether they're going to transport their own tugs or contract locally. 🤔

Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: sxmmartini] #320976
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Hypersonic nuclear missiles based in Cuba would not be a good thing. And I don’t think they would be as easily and obviously discoverable as they were in the 60’s.

Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: GeorgeC1] #321030
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This is so funny to see the Russians in Cuba enjoying the tropics, next stop Venezuela not so funny on June 19th.

Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: sxmmartini] #321067
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Originally Posted by sxmmartini
This is so funny to see the Russians in Cuba enjoying the tropics, next stop Venezuela not so funny on June 19th.


It would be truly traumatic if the Juneteenth festivities were marred by nuclear vaporization.

Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: onlymedication] #321093
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It would be truly traumatic if the Juneteenth festivities were marred by nuclear vaporization.


This is such an odd comment and it sounds like a thinly veiled racist quip. Can you clarify? Maybe I'm not getting the gist and will stand corrected if so.

Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: GeorgeC1] #321129
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Personally, I figure that ANY festivities - or really any boring life in general - would be marred by nuclear vaporization anywhere in the world. Kind of like saying it would get a lot darker if the sun were to burn out - a Captain Obvious sort of statement.

I wouldn't worry about it too much.

Keep Smiling!!!


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Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: GeorgeC1] #321130
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OMG! Did you say the sun is burning out?

Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: GeorgeC1] #321135
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I'd just love to see our Marine Police trying to board these vessels for not checking in!

Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: tmsxmsails] #321176
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Racist quip? I'm going to come to the defense of my friend here and suggest that it's up to you to explain how this is racist rather than asking George to explain how it's not.


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Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: Time Will Tell] #321185
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Haha, Captain Obvious, for sure!
You're right, nuclear vaporization would definitely affect any celebration (or everyday life).
Thanks for giving me perspective and reminding me not to stress over the small things.
Always smiling is a great attitude and I will try to do the same.

Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: MrEZgoin] #321199
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Racist quip? I'm going to come to the defense of my friend here and suggest that it's up to you to explain how this is racist rather than asking George to explain how it's not


Well, he said - seemingly sarcastically - that it would be traumatic if the Juneteenth celebrations were marred by nuclear vaporization. Juneteenth is a holiday recognizing the emancipation of the last slaves in the US. If you sarcastically state that it would be "traumatic" if those celebrations (and celebrators?) were vaporized, it sounds like you are saying those celebrations are unwarranted, or misguided, or otherwise unworthy and it wouldn't be such a bad thing if the people doing the celebrating were killed.

That sounds somewhat racist to me. Did I read that wrong? That's what I was asking him. I'm now curious as to what YOU thought he meant. He hasn't come back to explain the strange comment and what he meant.

I'm sure this thread will now get locked but I felt compelled to call this out rather than just take the easy way out and just ignore it.

Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: tmsxmsails] #321201
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Originally Posted by tmsxmsails
I'm sure this thread will now get locked but I felt compelled to call this out rather than just take the easy way out and just ignore it.

"The time Is always right to do what Is right" - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: MrEZgoin] #321208
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Originally Posted by MrEZgoin


Racist quip? I'm going to come to the defense of my friend here and suggest that it's up to you to explain how this is racist rather than asking George to explain how it's not.


I did not make that post!

Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: tmsxmsails] #321218
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Please can we get back on topic. My intel gave me June 19th as the arrival date. It has nothing to do with a US Federal Holiday. Venezuela is a problem and it can be the spark to WWIII. Get out of dodge if you are anywhere near this soon to be hot zone or not… whatever.

Re: The Russians are Coming! [Re: GeorgeC1] #321224
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OK, so we are currently in SXM and have not been reading this thread, but I guess I should have been. This one is done.


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