Relatives....who need em...

Discussion in 'All Things Boats & Boating' started by Landlubber, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. Landlubber
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    My nephew lives in London, made himself a jet boat bathtub and posted it on U tube.....what should I do...I tried to disown him but he keeps on coming back......surely there is a way to get rid of him...I know, pull out the Plug.....
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  2. hoytedow
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    hoytedow Carbon Based Life Form

    There is definitely a fine line between genius and insanity. He think he may be playing hop-scotch over it.
    Nice family.

  3. daiquiri
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    I think you won't have to do anything... If he continues to build and test stuff like that, the nature and laws of physics (gravity) will do the job for you. :p

    Well, the guy definitely has a lots of courage. On that side you can be proud of him. ;)
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    Frog4 Proletariat

  5. TeddyDiver
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  6. Dirteater
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  7. Chuck Losness
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    My mom always said the difference between friends and relatives is that you get to pick your friends but you're stuck with your relatives.
  8. nordvindcrew
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    nordvindcrew Senior Member

    bath tub

    I like it! Some times, we are way too serious about our boats; worrying about nuances of design and aesthetics. This is good, strictly for laughs
  9. Angélique
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    Angélique aka Angel (only by name)

    Maybe Landlubber's nephew is inspired by these professional fishermen . . . . . :p

    click to enlage

    ‘‘ Coracles on the River Teifi, West Wales 1972. The two people pictured are John (forefront) and Will Davies of Cenarth - the last two legitimate Coracle fishermen in Cenarth. - - - They carried their boats (and their fish) home on their backs. ’’

    Last thing I would like to see from nephew on YouTube . . . . . . . . . :p

  10. Dirteater
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    Dirteater Senior Member

    Last thing I would like to see from nephew on YouTube . . . . . . . . . :p


    exactly :D
    well said.
  11. Tim B
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    Tim B Senior Member

    I like it when people do something reasonably sensible for the sheer hell of it. It reminds you that not everyone is a raving halfwit.

    Tim B.

  12. Poida
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    Poida Senior Member

    The bath tub didn't sink.
    It was floating level.

    Pretty good effort.
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