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Surfers right to be total dickheads under threat

Post by pinhead » Sat Mar 02, 2019 3:56 pm

First fines for Jetskis at Kirra, now some lawyers want to sue longboarders who don't use legropes.

https://www.theage.com.au/national/all- ... 51133.html
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Post by Beanpole » Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:39 pm

Only a matter of time. Part of the reason for the lack of aggro at Bondi is because half the learners are lawyers.

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Post by Over55yrs » Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:59 pm

Thought it be the opposite - come near my wave and I will sue you

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Post by Jorgo » Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:34 pm

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Post by Beanpole » Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:49 pm

Over55yrs wrote:
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Thought it be the opposite - come near my wave and I will sue you
Just bullshitting. It's a free for all.
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Post by Trev » Sun Mar 03, 2019 1:18 pm

Every second longboarder at Noosa is sans legrope. Fcuk all of them. Mind you half of them are young women in brief bikinis. Sorry Nick. 😎
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Post by Nick Carroll » Sun Mar 03, 2019 1:29 pm

yes well they were hardly out there owning it during the Oma swell were they. Oh fcuk no.

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Post by Grooter » Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:38 pm

I got hit in the head by a long boarder, broke my skull in two places and I now have a plate and 4 screws for life.

To be honest if you don't use a legrope you're a farken arse if you take a board out in decent surf.
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Post by buddy » Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:02 pm

Grooter wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:38 pm
I got hit in the head by a long boarder, broke my skull in two places and I now have a plate and 4 screws for life.

To be honest if you don't use a legrope you're a farken arse if you take a board out in decent surf.
Did he have a legrope on or not though?

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Post by Hatchnam » Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:47 pm

And pics or it didn’t happen


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Post by alakaboo » Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:02 pm

Can't believe Grooter is upset about having a plate for life.

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Post by Beanpole » Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:33 pm

Just like to say Nick has more screen prescence than Simon Marne.

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Re: Surfers right to be total dickheads under threat

Post by black duck » Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:15 pm

alakaboo wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:02 pm
Can't believe Grooter is upset about having a plate for life.
you've been slipping a few through, largely unnoticed lately. Keep them coming, i can clap with one hand.
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Re: Surfers right to be total dickheads under threat

Post by alakaboo » Tue Mar 05, 2019 1:35 pm

I really hope that other hand is holding your wine glass.

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Post by Grooter » Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:40 pm

buddy wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:02 pm
Grooter wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:38 pm
I got hit in the head by a long boarder, broke my skull in two places and I now have a plate and 4 screws for life.

To be honest if you don't use a legrope you're a farken arse if you take a board out in decent surf.
Did he have a legrope on or not though?
He did, my point was more that your ability to damage others without one goes up if you come off and said longboard comes flying through the whitewater at you.
alakaboo wrote:
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Can't believe Grooter is upset about having a plate for life.
:lol:

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And pics or it didn’t happen
What of the plate or my bruised, swollen, partially shaved head post-operation?
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Re: Surfers right to be total dickheads under threat

Post by Hatchnam » Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:46 pm

Pics of All of it please
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BA wrote:Dropped a frozen 20kg dog on it. The toe is starting to look like Peter Duttons head.

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Re: Surfers right to be total dickheads under threat

Post by buddy » Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:58 pm

Grooter wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:40 pm
buddy wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:02 pm
Grooter wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:38 pm
I got hit in the head by a long boarder, broke my skull in two places and I now have a plate and 4 screws for life.

To be honest if you don't use a legrope you're a farken arse if you take a board out in decent surf.
Did he have a legrope on or not though?
He did, my point was more that your ability to damage others without one goes up if you come off and said longboard comes flying through the whitewater at you.

Well, we probably agree to an extent and I do put one on if I'm not confident of holding on to it in the surf.
Actually I do wear one anytime I surf a log in crowded surf so I'm not one that people are complaining about.
However, I've never seen a stray board hit someone but attached boards I've seen it regularly.

Of course I'm sure it happens but I think it's less of an issue than retards with no fucking idea out there.
So many kooks put leggies on and bail their boards in front of you. Happens all the fucking time.

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Re: Surfers right to be total dickheads under threat

Post by BA » Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:10 pm

I’d agree with that. Only time I’ve been hit in the head is from someone bailing their board in front of me. Had plenty of near misses as well. You don’t see too many blokes sans legrope in Sydney. Well not where I surf. Only on tiny days maybe.

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