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Old 11 July 2017, 15:08
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Pele's Bucket of Fire?...never heard of it
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Originally Posted by Ferryman View Post
I've heard that on a twin screw ship, when you throw a garbage bag off the stern, if you time it right, you can get the bag to bounce around the prop wash and follow the ship for miles before it kicks loose and floats away.

Not that I was ever so bored as to verify that this information is actually true....
I only was on board a ship once, the S.S. Cape Inscription that a bunch of us took to Saudi as part of an amphibious detachment.

My favorite cheap thrill on board the ship was to start various rumors and see how long it took for them to get back to me. I especially was pleased when they took on a life of their own.
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