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Shark Attack

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by Dustin_m, Apr 25, 2008.

  1. Dustin_m

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    get_nick These snozzberries taste like snozzberries... VIP

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    the odds are in your favor.

     
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    yea, but apparently seals and sea lions have been beaching themselves nearby for a while, which is a sign of something big in the water. Also a young great white washed up on shore a couple weeks ago.

    I'd rather not risk it for a couple more weeks.
     
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    :werd: losing an arm or a leg or dying would suck ass.
     
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    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    I can't surf alone, shadows and my imagination get the best of me. I can be the only shortboarder if there are longboarders further out though.
     
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    BigJ I'm just about that action Boss. VIP

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    I know what you mean man. I freak when I get about 400yards off shore if I'm alone. Especially if its still semi-shallow.
     
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    damn.. i used to swim out past the waves at Scripps, not even a board.. never doing that again.. dolphins would swim up next to us.. crazy shit
     
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    Yea, I've had dolphins within 2 or 3 yards of me at IB. Last summer I was down there almost everyday and would see the same pod of dolphins. When I would be out really early or right before dark, the shadows in the water would start to mess w/ my head. That place is really sharky since it's right by the the rivermouth for the TJ river and they eat all that nasty trash and stuff.
     
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    i felt really comfortable with the dolphins around.. i've heard dolphins will protect you from a shark, but not sure if its really true
     
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    dolphins and sharks are mortal enemies. They will protect themselves and humans (occasionally) if sharks are around.
     
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    Yea, I'm not scared of them, but the first few times you see that fin pop up out of the water, it makes your heart skip a beat. It's also a little worrying when you are paddling out and go to duck dive, and see one of those dolphins riding a wave right towards you.
     
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    I like surfing in New Jersey when it comes to sharks. Plenty of boards in that cold water makes me feel better, haha.
     
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    lol. We have a metal landshark sign in our shop.
     
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