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by godsavethequeen
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 4807
Views: 370678

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Nothing. There's a pretty small population of competent female surfers here anyway and I always do my best to surf where the crowds aren't. (Of course, I'm excluding kids messing about and adult learners from this. The gender split seems near enough 50:50 in that cohort)
by godsavethequeen
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:19 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 4807
Views: 370678

Re: Just general surfing stuff

There's a report that was published last month that found that 43% of Australians hold traditional views of women. I would post a link but well, you know

I didn't say they don't surf, just that they don't surf where I do
by godsavethequeen
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:03 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 4807
Views: 370678

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Never. But then there's almost never women in the water at the breaks I surf. I wonder if this is mainly a feature of countries* like Australia and most of South America with 'traditional' attitudes towards women (the little woman should be protected from herself by the big strong male) where some b...
by godsavethequeen
Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:34 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 19127
Views: 1724196

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Does the kilojoule shit in the woods?
by godsavethequeen
Wed Oct 17, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 19127
Views: 1724196

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Oh well, never mind. It's in the 'wave models' thread, seven below this one. It's only a two-pager and nobody mentions dinner
by godsavethequeen
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 19127
Views: 1724196

Re: Where did you surf today ?

did you just link to another thread on Realsurf in your own real surf post? to back up your own point? Indeed. As it's Realsurf's only dispassionate non-hysterical evidence-based evaluation of the effectiveness of magicseaweed's forecasting, there's a pretty strong argument to linking to it on a we...
by godsavethequeen
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 19127
Views: 1724196

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Well, as I concluded after my hard hitting investigative journalism in the wave models thread (viewtopic.php?f=4&t=34569&start=18), it's not 100% accurate but it's good enough
by godsavethequeen
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 19127
Views: 1724196

Re: Where did you surf today ?

The whole thing is full of those small, sloppy, kook errors. Surf media in its entirety is a total embarrassment. Magic seaweed is but one stop along a continuum of cringe. We clearly have differing expectations of forecasting sites. I just want a general yea or nay a day or two out and a ballpark ...
by godsavethequeen
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 19127
Views: 1724196

Re: Where did you surf today ?

Yeah perhaps. I sense that whatever magic seaweed does it will end up disappointing you in some way
by godsavethequeen
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:25 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Where did you surf today ?
Replies: 19127
Views: 1724196

Re: Where did you surf today ?

The star system is swell size + swell period + wind direction. They thought it would be a decent groundswell with light offshores in the morning (so five stars), greying out a star in recognition of the wind going cross-shore and picking up from noon onwards. As for wave height, you posted at 9am (m...
by godsavethequeen
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Wave models
Replies: 31
Views: 1126

Re: Wave models

OK so Nick seems not to remember the date of his recent Monday epic. No bother, I will simply delve into the search using some key words and then trip the light fantastic through the magicseaweed archive. First up, 'North Wall': 20 blokes out north wall in onshore 2-3ft this arvo. I'll wait till it'...
by godsavethequeen
Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Wave models
Replies: 31
Views: 1126

Re: Wave models

The best day of surf in the Sydney region this year so far was a 4-6’ (actual) NE swell with light offshore winds about two months ago, on a Monday morning. It ENTIRELY evaded the shitty “forecast” sites. Thus only a few surfers scored it. You wanted to get that day, you had to be watching the actu...
by godsavethequeen
Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 4807
Views: 370678

Re: Just general surfing stuff

It genuinely has no impact on me either way
by godsavethequeen
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 4807
Views: 370678

Re: Just general surfing stuff

It reinvigorated my faith in that indefinable thing that is the soul of surfing. The ersatz bullshit of the WSL corporate group think is a demeaning insult to the core fabric of what surfing really is. surfing is all sorts of different things to all sorts of different people. if you want to attach ...
by godsavethequeen
Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 4807
Views: 370678

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Good question. In due course the WSL will be launching the Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Programme in association with Corona. Disparagers will be strongly encouraged to have their unreliable memories of the ocean replaced with WSL-approved Moments. The 'GOAT on a Ranch, with Kelly Slater' p...
by godsavethequeen
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 4807
Views: 370678

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Not on my watch cnut. I'm gonna make sure I fcuk this whole thing up forever, for everyone except Filipe Toledo. Uh huh. Well, considering you have been blindsided by each and every wave pool development so far, you may want to put these dates in your diary: 2020 - to nobody's surprise and to almos...
by godsavethequeen
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 4807
Views: 370678

Re: Just general surfing stuff

There's a little nugget in an otherwise fairly uninteresting piece with Jay Leno in an old episode of Top Gear where he says that the arrival of the automobile saved the horse, shifting it from hard worked transport vehicle to leisure accessory in half a generation. Maybe the wave pool will do the s...
by godsavethequeen
Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: General surf discussion
Topic: Just general surfing stuff
Replies: 4807
Views: 370678

Re: Just general surfing stuff

Stevey drives the buses all day Writing all night He spends all his cash on chooks Onnn choo-ooks Said you gotta hold on to Lennox Head property Even when you’re shafted by Carroll or Doherty I’ve got my point waves And my neoprene hood That combo’s so good! Oh, we’re halfway there Woah oh, shame I ...