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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:51 pm

crabmeat thompson wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:02 am
steve shearer wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 6:03 pm
Still haven't decided on what boards to take.
forecast looks quiet for the start.
what about a tufflite Webber?
for real I'm seriously considering taking this little epoxy popout asymmetrical fish.

It's the most fun board for 1-3ft surf I've ever ridden.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by sean doherty » Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:59 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:48 am
thats just a lame personal attack that's not true Nick.

The very last person I'd expect to shepherd me through a "moral crisis" would be a surf mag editor.

I made contributions, they were rejected. I wrote letters and emails, they went unanswered.

What I had to say , was not required, nor publishable at the time.

Now it is.

This is very far from just my personal opinion.
Mate, you never emailed, called, smoke signalled or messaged me pitching anything over the course of 20 years. Not a chirp.

And what's your point? I'm confused. You can't get published, or you get published too much?

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:07 pm

Oh, it must have been everyone else then Sean. Pretty sure I popped a few things in the mail to Tracks.....maybe it was either side of your tenure. Maybe they were just too shit for you to remember. I'd have to go back to the archive.

All good though now thanks mate.

The point: pretty obvious. The landscape, the business model has changed and that allows more room for someone like me who isn't embedded in the mainstream like you and Nick.
That wasn't the case beforehand.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by sean doherty » Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:48 pm

steve shearer wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:07 pm
Oh, it must have been everyone else then Sean. Pretty sure I popped a few things in the mail to Tracks.....maybe it was either side of your tenure. Maybe they were just too shit for you to remember. I'd have to go back to the archive.

All good though now thanks mate.

The point: pretty obvious. The landscape, the business model has changed and that allows more room for someone like me who isn't embedded in the mainstream like you and Nick.
That wasn't the case beforehand.
You never mention any of this when I see you at Lennox.

Just for the record…

Did you ever wonder why Surfer approached you to write that Derek Hynd profile? I recommended you. They asked me and I said you’d do a better job. I have the emails. They liked your story but couldn’t deal with you. They stamped your papers, like most of the other titles you listed above.

I then chipped in 50 bucks of my own coin as part of your crowdfunding campaign on this very site to send you to Tahiti. I even helped organise you free accommodation. Again I have the emails. I wanted you to be there. That was all. I liked your writing. But Christ, didn’t that bite me on the arse. Every time you now you write an Andy story you bang on about your afternoon surf with him from that trip, how you saw the shadow of death hanging over him etc, and how Carroll and I are complicit in it all. I’m sure you’ve seen the latest SW.

You just make everything so fucking difficult mate, and that’s got nothing to do with me and Carroll.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:52 pm

How was Steve difficult to deal with Sean? Was he being obtuse?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:55 pm

Hey, this shit shouldn't be played out here. Get on the the fking phones and sort it like professionals that you are.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Beanpole » Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:00 pm

Makes The Hatch and me seem chummy by comparison.

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:04 pm

Legion wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:57 pm
This is exactly where it should be played out ... the only better place is the TOTY2019 thread.
True. I just wanted to sound righteous.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:08 pm

Thud wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 2:55 pm
Hey, this shit shouldn't be played out here. Get on the the fking phones and sort it like professionals that you are.
Fcccck off Thud you fccckn cnut
Trev wrote:I have always had a lot of time for Dick
smnmntll wrote:Got one in the mouth once, that was pretty memorable

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:10 pm

Ok let's play it out for your entertainment.

You're a pernicious little grub. Getting a stiffy about some insight into the inner workings of surf journalism. Feel part of "it" now pommy?
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:16 pm

I remember the Hynd story and i thank you for that. I think ive thanked you in person .
According to Hynd he also asked i write it so that double whammy must have helped get it over the line. The editor seemed happy enough with it, readers seemed to like it .
I also thank and thanked you for what you did re Tahiti.

Id be happy to talk to you in person about it but im not laying awake at night losing sleep about it, it was a throwaway comment on a forum, one i make from time to time and probs will again.

I think the observations ive made about AI and the surf media seem fair enough but id expect you have a different view. From the feedback i got a lot of people were happy to see those issues ventilated.

Dont know how that makes everything or anything difficult for you. Hasnt stopped you doing your thing in any way shape or form. Nor would i want it to. You and Carroll are the top dogs , i aim up.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:24 pm

Thud wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:10 pm
Ok let's play it out for your entertainment.

You're a pernicious little grub. Getting a stiffy about some insight into the inner workings of surf journalism. Feel part of "it" now pommy?
Jesus, go and have a cry wank pal.
Trev wrote:I have always had a lot of time for Dick
smnmntll wrote:Got one in the mouth once, that was pretty memorable

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:31 pm

Lennox surf rage in the Daily Mail now....

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... water.html
Trev wrote:I have always had a lot of time for Dick
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by steve shearer » Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:31 pm

At the risk of Kelly coming on here and calling me an ungrateful Cnut here is
Day 3 Surf Ranch.

https://beachgrit.com/2018/09/surf-ranc ... d-in-gold/
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Thud » Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:34 pm

Drailed wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:31 pm
Lennox surf rage in the Daily Mail now....

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... water.html
Ohhhhhhh juicy.
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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:37 pm

Nice read Steve. Better then anything you’ll read in the MSSM (Main Stream Surf Media)
Trev wrote:I have always had a lot of time for Dick
smnmntll wrote:Got one in the mouth once, that was pretty memorable

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Re: Just general surfing stuff

Post by Drailed » Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:38 pm

Thud wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:34 pm
Drailed wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:31 pm
Lennox surf rage in the Daily Mail now....

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... water.html
Ohhhhhhh juicy.
Ok, I’ll take that as an apology for your bitchy little comment. Accepted.
Trev wrote:I have always had a lot of time for Dick
smnmntll wrote:Got one in the mouth once, that was pretty memorable

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