From: Neil Gerace on
Jason James wrote:

> She didnt just have a go,..she did it! I dont wish to dramatise,..but I'd
> guess like me, most here haven't gone more than a few rows of a dinghy or
> canoe :-) Except Oz of course,...c'mon Oz you're late,..how did you go in
> the Sydney Hobart again?? :-)

So many kids want to do things like what she's done, and have the aptitude and interest to go adventuring, but have
their dreams squashed because their parents aren't rich. She's been very lucky.
From: Milton on

<OzOne(a)Crackerbox-Palace.com> wrote in message
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> On Mon, 17 May 2010 19:35:07 +1000, "Blue Heeler" <osd351(a)gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>>Brad wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Both are amazing feats but as has already Benn said
>>
>>No they are not. Jessica Watson's voyage was a well planned, well
>>resourced exercise and she had access to a dazzling array of equipment.
>>
>>Well executed it most certainly was, "amazing" it most definitely was
>>not.
>
> Next dozen 16Year olds with the determination and ability to leave
> home and live alone for 7 months....let us know all about em eh!
>
>
>
>
> OzOne of the three twins
>
> I welcome you to Crackerbox Palace.

Couldn't agree more, oh hold on, that's already been said hasn't it? Just a
case of a few rocks moving Ozone, you know, except it's clowns coming out
from under them.

Regards

Milton

From: Milton on

<OzOne(a)Crackerbox-Palace.com> wrote in message
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> On Sun, 16 May 2010 20:28:24 +1000, "Milton" <millame23(a)yahoo.com>
> wrote:
>
>>
>><OzOne(a)Crackerbox-Palace.com> wrote in message
>>news:opevu55jhk75rev2nb3mmso9ml4t2gmkfa(a)4ax.com...
>>>
>>> You clowns can't wear anyone doing anything can you!
>>>
>>> Pack of overweight lounge lizards each and every one!
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> OzOne of the three twins
>>>
>>> I welcome you to Crackerbox Palace.
>>
>>Hey, am I included??? I was sticking up for her!
>>
>>Far out, I don't want to be in the same class as Darrin.
>>
>>However, having said that there is no way I would have allowed my 16year
>>old
>>daughter to even contemplate doing what Jessica did, even with the obvious
>>experience and equipment she had on board. If something had have happened
>>to
>>her, they would be pounded as they should be.
>>
>>Regards
>>
>>Milton
>
> Milton, If my daughter was as determined and skilled enough to attempt
> such a feat, I'd let her.This young lady is not just some kid that
> decided she wanted to be famous...
>
>
>
>
> OzOne of the three twins
>
> I welcome you to Crackerbox Palace.

Fair enough, she certainly has determination to do what she did, and there
was no need for her to be rescued either which says a lot more than what the
clowns/armchair wombats in here are suggesting.

Regards

Milton

From: Clocky on
jonz wrote:
> On 5/16/2010 7:32 PM, OzOne(a)Crackerbox-Palace.com wrote:
>>
>> You clowns can't wear anyone doing anything can you!
>>
>> Pack of overweight lounge lizards each and every one!
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> heh, yeah that sizes the cuntz up.....

5 years of training and an daddy's open cheque book could get even you up to
the task.

Don't expect anyone to get too excited about the return of a fat and ugly
slob though, you're not a commodity that is saleable.


From: Clocky on
George W Frost wrote:
> "Milton" <millame23(a)yahoo.com> wrote in message
> news:4befc8c8$0$27823$c3e8da3(a)news.astraweb.com...
>>
>> <OzOne(a)Crackerbox-Palace.com> wrote in message
>> news:opevu55jhk75rev2nb3mmso9ml4t2gmkfa(a)4ax.com...
>>>
>>> You clowns can't wear anyone doing anything can you!
>>>
>>> Pack of overweight lounge lizards each and every one!
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> OzOne of the three twins
>>>
>>> I welcome you to Crackerbox Palace.
>>
>> Hey, am I included??? I was sticking up for her!
>>
>> Far out, I don't want to be in the same class as Darrin.
>>
>> However, having said that there is no way I would have allowed my
>> 16year old daughter to even contemplate doing what Jessica did, even
>> with the obvious experience and equipment she had on board. If
>> something had have happened to her, they would be pounded as they
>> should be. Regards
>>
>> Milton
>
>
> I guess that I am old fashioned,
> but I would not have allowed my 16 year old daughter to go off alone
> in a leaky old boat

The boat is state of the are fitted out with state of the art equipment and
supported in the same way. If any boat was going to make it, that was it.