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Created by quikdrawMcgraw A week ago, 7 Oct 2019
Macaha
QLD, 19396 posts
Wednesday , 9 Oct 2019 2:17PM
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Oh come on ,since when can a sweeper have a go at a prone surfer geez those mini mal guys must be soft

quikdrawMcgraw
1218 posts
Wednesday , 9 Oct 2019 2:06PM
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Upon reflection I have come to realize I have been angry latley I've had a bit on my plate, probably unnecessary to have posted this thread entirely. As allready stated I'm not above apolagiseing, so yeah Ipif anyone has taken offence to this thread (chris) I apolagies I got nothing against you or kiwis for that matter. The end.

Macaha
QLD, 19396 posts
Wednesday , 9 Oct 2019 5:12PM
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quikdrawMcgraw said..
Upon reflection I have come to realize I have been angry latley I've had a bit on my plate, probably unnecessary to have posted this thread entirely. As allready stated I'm not above apolagiseing, so yeah Ipif anyone has taken offence to this thread (chris) I apolagies I got nothing against you or kiwis for that matter. The end.


Nah its all good mate we are all mostly guilty of doing the same thing however its normally me giving it to the kook sup surfers no issue with people who know what they are doing and respect others

colas
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Wednesday , 9 Oct 2019 3:37PM
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quikdrawMcgraw said..
probably unnecessary to have posted this thread entirely.


I don't think so. It is very useful to honestly discuss things, even if - and especially if - it does not show ourselves at our advantage.
Thanks for posting this.

808-Obsession
QLD, 367 posts
Wednesday , 9 Oct 2019 7:15PM
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quikdrawMcgraw said..
Upon reflection I have come to realize I have been angry latley I've had a bit on my plate, probably unnecessary to have posted this thread entirely. As allready stated I'm not above apolagiseing, so yeah Ipif anyone has taken offence to this thread (chris) I apolagies I got nothing against you or kiwis for that matter. The end.


Hey man, we've all been there. Some of us manifest emotional things in different ways. Frankly, at the moment I've got a bunch of screaming kids (not mine - I live in an apartment complex) in the common area going off their nuts doing what kids do (ie. running, yelling, knocking stuff over etc.) that's at a volume that is driving me bonkers. It's all I can do not to be some angry old b**tard yelling at them to keep the noise down from my balcony. It's tough to take a step back and realise it doesn't really frigging matter in the big scheme of things. A bit of noise, or someone dropping in on you, or sitting on your bank at the same time - it just doesn't matter in the big picture. I've seen bloody horrible things that will stay with me for life - and the memory of those sometimes influences how I interact with situations that don't warrant a reaction. First to admit I'm not perfect, but being aware of what the ACTUAL negatives in a situation are and responding rather than reacting can help. Not spruiking this at all, but tomorrow is Mental Health Day - find a mate who doesn't judge you, and have a chat. Unload some of the stuff that's p***ing you off, and you just might feel a little better. Usually works for me. If you're around Brissy (sorry, should've looked at your profile location!) send me a PM if you want an ear to bash. Always happy to listen and help a brother (or sister!) out if I can, even if it's just listening to what's p***ing you off

pumpjockey02
258 posts
Wednesday , 9 Oct 2019 5:39PM
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Hey quick draw got a bit of a spin about your post, up on the mid north coast at the moment we have been having a bit of a problem with some well you know dan nana nana nana na. Let just say the sharks are getting a bit friendly. On the weekend a young man was thrown into the air by a juvinile white looking for a bit of fun. He got away scot free but his board was chewed in two. Early this year a few km north a local surfer was almost eaten whole by a 5mish white out at a semi secluded break when the wave was you guessed it the same size as yours. Smallish 1-2 foot. He was riding a well laminated board and that extra glass saved his arse, literally.
So when the old guy paddled out he may have been looking for some company. To help with any incidents that might arise.
Today it was quite a good swell but there was no one out, third busiest period of the year and I repeat no one on the surf breaks from what I could see. Seems the whites around here are giving the locals cold feet. So if an old bastard paddles out just say hi and how are you going. Don't be afraid to ask him if he is a bit shark shy, you know we all are. As for getting the ****s once in a while don't stress, feel good that you apoligised and did not punch or fin chop the guy, seen plenty of that in my youth a bit of a rant is okay.
Oh and if you are on the end of the rant, I find singing helps, start singing a song. Its great makes people laugh.

Youngbreezy
WA, 558 posts
Wednesday , 9 Oct 2019 8:09PM
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Yeah I can understand the being a bit shark shy! Its one of the reasons I sup instead of prone. I do like to surf with at least one or two prone surfers that way I know if there is a shark it will definitely have a go at them before it bothers with me.

On another note I have spent a bit of time in north NSW the last year and I have to say the vibe in the water is really good! I am always respectful and don't paddle into crowds ( left the crowded points to themselves) and overall had a lot of fun waves and some nice friendly chats, good times

Slab
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Wednesday , 9 Oct 2019 9:49PM
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quikdrawMcgraw said..
Upon reflection I have come to realize I have been angry latley I've had a bit on my plate, probably unnecessary to have posted this thread entirely. As allready stated I'm not above apolagiseing, so yeah Ipif anyone has taken offence to this thread (chris) I apolagies I got nothing against you or kiwis for that matter. The end.


All cool.....enjoy your next surf .

Seajuice
NSW, 514 posts
Thursday , 10 Oct 2019 3:50AM
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While we are on the subject of kooks in the water. In my experience its not the watercraft that's the problem it's the kooks that use them.
Seriously we have so many different characters of humans around us that sometimes you would feel safer with the sharks.
I remember when I was a short boarder surfing with my young nephew & his mate when I heard this loud growl coming from behind us. When we looked we saw a huge guy that looked like a big brown bear coming at us catching a wave. He made us split in all different directions to get out of his way!
This went on for a good half hour & found he was full on scabbing every wave he could & intimidating everyone in his way. My nephews mate looked a little distressed as he commented on the bears attitude.
So I decided to get in front of the big brown bear at the end of our session when a fat swell came in. And sure enough he came at me from behind roaring loudly. By this time the wave had pitched enough to give me a chance at catching it with him bearing down the swell. I could hear he was close to my feet so I then thrashed my feet savagely spraying the crap at his face & I took off on the wave to the shore & I quickly went to the car park & left the beach satisfied he copped a spray & finally missed a wave. Never saw him again?
I'm normally a crap short boarder that doesn't try hard enough & misses a lot of waves. But at times like this something just snaps in my head that makes me go full on at over 100% with zero mistakes to achieve my goal in making them look stupid.

Hawaiiheke
307 posts
Thursday , 10 Oct 2019 12:52AM
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JEG said..

It's like when I go to a public toilet with about 10 empty cubicles side by side when some dumb idiot decides to sh#t right next to me.



Even worse when you're shoulder to shoulder in an otherwise empty urinal.

Seajuice
NSW, 514 posts
Thursday , 10 Oct 2019 3:56AM
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Hawaiiheke. That's the only time you don't say "Hi. How are you going?" Lol.

JEG
VIC, 1266 posts
Thursday , 10 Oct 2019 8:26AM
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Hawaiiheke said..

JEG said..

It's like when I go to a public toilet with about 10 empty cubicles side by side when some dumb idiot decides to sh#t right next to me.




Even worse when you're shoulder to shoulder in an otherwise empty urinal.



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Hawaiiheke. That's the only time you don't say "Hi. How are you going?" Lol.


if I'm in that urinal situation, please don't ask me "are you ok"!

micksmith
VIC, 1328 posts
Thursday , 10 Oct 2019 12:43PM
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pumpjockey02 said..
Hey quick draw got a bit of a spin about your post, up on the mid north coast at the moment we have been having a bit of a problem with some well you know dan nana nana nana na. Let just say the sharks are getting a bit friendly. On the weekend a young man was thrown into the air by a juvinile white looking for a bit of fun. He got away scot free but his board was chewed in two. Early this year a few km north a local surfer was almost eaten whole by a 5mish white out at a semi secluded break when the wave was you guessed it the same size as yours. Smallish 1-2 foot. He was riding a well laminated board and that extra glass saved his arse, literally.
So when the old guy paddled out he may have been looking for some company. To help with any incidents that might arise.
Today it was quite a good swell but there was no one out, third busiest period of the year and I repeat no one on the surf breaks from what I could see. Seems the whites around here are giving the locals cold feet. So if an old bastard paddles out just say hi and how are you going. Don't be afraid to ask him if he is a bit shark shy, you know we all are. As for getting the ****s once in a while don't stress, feel good that you apoligised and did not punch or fin chop the guy, seen plenty of that in my youth a bit of a rant is okay.
Oh and if you are on the end of the rant, I find singing helps, start singing a song. Its great makes people laugh.


I'm hearing you pumpy, boomerang was alive with big fish, a six footer swam about 15 m from me last week, thankfully heading away from shore. Had to look twice as there were dolphins just prior and thought it was a straggler. ( it wasn't)

Seajuice
NSW, 514 posts
Thursday , 10 Oct 2019 2:16PM
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JEG.

Tardy
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Thursday , 10 Oct 2019 11:32AM
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quikdrawMcgraw said..
Upon reflection I have come to realize I have been angry latley I've had a bit on my plate, probably unnecessary to have posted this thread entirely. As allready stated I'm not above apolagiseing, so yeah Ipif anyone has taken offence to this thread (chris) I apolagies I got nothing against you or kiwis for that matter. The end.



Hey man, we've all been there. Some of us manifest emotional things in different ways. Frankly, at the moment I've got a bunch of screaming kids (not mine - I live in an apartment complex) in the common area going off their nuts doing what kids do (ie. running, yelling, knocking stuff over etc.) that's at a volume that is driving me bonkers. It's all I can do not to be some angry old b**tard yelling at them to keep the noise down from my balcony. It's tough to take a step back and realise it doesn't really frigging matter in the big scheme of things. A bit of noise, or someone dropping in on you, or sitting on your bank at the same time - it just doesn't matter in the big picture. I've seen bloody horrible things that will stay with me for life - and the memory of those sometimes influences how I interact with situations that don't warrant a reaction. First to admit I'm not perfect, but being aware of what the ACTUAL negatives in a situation are and responding rather than reacting can help. Not spruiking this at all, but tomorrow is Mental Health Day - find a mate who doesn't judge you, and have a chat. Unload some of the stuff that's p***ing you off, and you just might feel a little better. Usually works for me. If you're around Brissy (sorry, should've looked at your profile location!) send me a PM if you want an ear to bash. Always happy to listen and help a brother (or sister!) out if I can, even if it's just listening to what's p***ing you off


well said 808 .

Some surfers fear going out by them selves ...thats why he chose your spot .but you made amines by apologies ,

A prone surfer was coming up in his car from a surf zone ,saw me drive down with my SUP ,then he turned around ,introduced himself
and said he was scared at surfing by himself ,we surfed together for 2 hour ,even though he was Bazilian ,He behaved himself .

another surfer waited till i suited up and hit the water before heading out with me ,he was a clown with a cool laugh ..he was from Manly .
and reckon it was cool with only 2 dudes out ,he was like walking in dog **** ,where ever i went ,there he was

good thread ,and i think you just needed blowing off some steam ,we all have our pissed off days .

broadman
134 posts
Thursday , 10 Oct 2019 12:21PM
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Ive said it before and ill say it again. Its not the vehicle, its the driver and how they handle that vehicle. A dick head in the surf is 99% sure to be a dick head on dry land. Its just who they are. O course there is always the exceptions.

micksmith
VIC, 1328 posts
Thursday , 10 Oct 2019 3:34PM
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broadman said..
Ive said it before and ill say it again. Its not the vehicle, its the driver and how they handle that vehicle. A dick head in the surf is 99% sure to be a dick head on dry land. Its just who they are. O course there is always the exceptions.


Absolutely

Greystoke
106 posts
Thursday , 10 Oct 2019 12:47PM
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Great thread....we've all been there before, I'm guilty as charged, I just remind myself every time someone paddles up next to you "he just wants company and a little Stoke like all of us". Funny how this never is a problem when a surfie chick paddles up next to you and smiles, I usually end up having a kook session trying to hard to impress, lol.

Really loving the toilet humour lol

benjl
257 posts
Thursday , 10 Oct 2019 2:33PM
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Do you guys reckon there are prone forums where they discuss how they treated a sup'r like ** and have remorse on it? Hahah doubt it!

Seajuice
NSW, 514 posts
Thursday , 10 Oct 2019 9:13PM
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Do you guys reckon there are prone forums where they discuss how they treated a sup'r like ** and have remorse on it? Hahah doubt it!


In that case benjl. Do what I do. Start SUPing around the proners & get close to them at times so that you get the glares from the haters.
Then go back to the car & grab your prone board & surf around them to confuse them. Haaa!.

pumpjockey02
258 posts
Thursday , 10 Oct 2019 8:19PM
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Greystoke said..
Great thread....we've all been there before, I'm guilty as charged, I just remind myself every time someone paddles up next to you "he just wants company and a little Stoke like all of us". Funny how this never is a problem when a surfie chick paddles up next to you and smiles, I usually end up having a kook session trying to hard to impress, lol.

Really loving the toilet humour lol


Greystoke this is sooo true, Last summer we had two spunky young ladies join the crew at the local peak for about two weeks, the waves were semi decent 2-3; 3-4 foot days with occasional semi barrels. The girls were wearing hot little outfits, sometimes g string bottoms. Well wasn't all the hard core locals trying to give them every wave possible. It was so funny. Even the grumpy bastard in the line up (you know who you are) was falling over backwards to give the girls a wave. They were decent semi sponsored. But it was hilarious. Even the wives started to come and wait on the sand for their husbands to come in, by the second week. Classic.

Greenroom
WA, 7490 posts
Thursday , 10 Oct 2019 10:59PM
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quikdrawMcgraw said..
I just had fun kitesurfing by myself and didn't have to tell anybody off haha, yeh it was over the top I guess I expect people to have the same consideration I have as I'll always surf the next bank along and it came out sideways on that morning. I didn't yell I just informed the bloke of the 3kms of beach that was empty but he had to come sit on top of me.



#typicalkitesufertwat

And who the fruck uses the word twat unless you're a pom?

Greenroom
WA, 7490 posts
Friday , 10 Oct 2019 11:06PM
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Macaha said..
Quikdraw have you ever been a prone surfer?


Couple of shots from wa prone surfing got any you'd like to share?
(Bad quality photo of a photo but you get the idea)








HAHAHA WA prone surfing in 1 foot surf HAHAHA

Greystoke
106 posts
Friday , 11 Oct 2019 7:43AM
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pumpjockey02 said..

Greystoke said..
Great thread....we've all been there before, I'm guilty as charged, I just remind myself every time someone paddles up next to you "he just wants company and a little Stoke like all of us". Funny how this never is a problem when a surfie chick paddles up next to you and smiles, I usually end up having a kook session trying to hard to impress, lol.

Really loving the toilet humour lol



Greystoke this is sooo true, Last summer we had two spunky young ladies join the crew at the local peak for about two weeks, the waves were semi decent 2-3; 3-4 foot days with occasional semi barrels. The girls were wearing hot little outfits, sometimes g string bottoms. Well wasn't all the hard core locals trying to give them every wave possible. It was so funny. Even the grumpy bastard in the line up (you know who you are) was falling over backwards to give the girls a wave. They were decent semi sponsored. But it was hilarious. Even the wives started to come and wait on the sand for their husbands to come in, by the second week. Classic.


Lol, classic...really is a guy thing I reckon, must be the territorial aspect and trying to impress the female species.

g-string? Must be a tropical thing, to cold over here brrrrrr....so missing Noosa

pumpjockey02
258 posts
Friday , 11 Oct 2019 9:42AM
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Rashy and boardies on the mid north coast over summer,
Not as bath like as noosa.

Zeusman
NSW, 1260 posts
Saturday , 12 Oct 2019 11:03AM
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Well
my opinion is that it's a pretty s**t go to blow up at a person that only said "how are you going" Bloke probably just felt like having a chat to the only other guy in the water. Then probably regretted it and thought to himself "Jesus!! I can see why this dude is put by himself. Probably got no mates
That said, I think it's good that you apologised later for it. That doesn't happen often.

Seajuice
NSW, 514 posts
Saturday , 12 Oct 2019 1:04PM
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Zeusman said..
Well
my opinion is that it's a pretty s**t go to blow up at a person that only said "how are you going" Bloke probably just felt like having a chat to the only other guy in the water. Then probably regretted it and thought to himself "Jesus!! I can see why this dude is put by himself. Probably got no mates
That said, I think it's good that you apologised later for it. That doesn't happen often.


Agree with that Zeusman. When I get annoyed I just keep my mouth shut & try to work other ways around the situation.
Sometimes it will mean that I will have to move on to another break unfortunately. I do this when I am really peed off!
And sometimes moving on can come to my advantage giving me more waves or smaller but better quality waves or makes me practice different techniques in different surf.
It's better having an ok session than wasting a session getting into a s#%t fight with someone.



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