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  • OtherLittleGuy: [1.bp.blogspot.com image 300x400]


    BWHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!

    Plus one!
  • Why didn't she report her missing surfboard in the first place? Not saying she should have been thinking about heading off a search and rescue operation but it seems like the most obvious thing to do because it would significantly increase her chances of getting the board back if it was ever found.
  • jtown: Why didn't she report her missing surfboard in the first place? Not saying she should have been thinking about heading off a search and rescue operation but it seems like the most obvious thing to do because it would significantly increase her chances of getting the board back if it was ever found.


    Because the ocean is a really, really big place? And who would she report it to? I doubt the Coast Guard runs a lost and found for the ocean.
  • Don't surfers tether themselves to their boards?
  • Jument: jtown: Why didn't she report her missing surfboard in the first place? Not saying she should have been thinking about heading off a search and rescue operation but it seems like the most obvious thing to do because it would significantly increase her chances of getting the board back if it was ever found.

    Because the ocean is a really, really big place? And who would she report it to? I doubt the Coast Guard runs a lost and found for the ocean.


    You really can't wrap your head around the concept? Go to the local police department and file a report. It's likely to wash up close to where it was lost. If it does, they'll know who to contact. It costs nothing and might result in the recovery of an expensive item. It's really not that absurd, despite what you seem to think.
  • i guess someday's it don't matter what you do . it will end up sounding like a long running Elephants turd
  • I know nothing about surfing, but how do you lose a surfboard? Don't you velcro it with a long rope to your leg? And you surf, then wipe out and just say "fark it, i'll just swim back to shore"?
  • I wonder what other types of washed up garbage throw them into a search and rescue.
  • Jument:

    Because the ocean is a really, really big place? And who would she report it to? I doubt the Coast Guard runs a lost and found for the ocean.


    Apparently they do. RTFA.
  • If I had a dollar for every time I've been on a SAR case for an "unmanned adrift canoe/kayak" where the owner was sitting at home happy as a clam...

    Well, I could at least afford a tank of gas.
  • jtown: Jument: jtown: Why didn't she report her missing surfboard in the first place? Not saying she should have been thinking about heading off a search and rescue operation but it seems like the most obvious thing to do because it would significantly increase her chances of getting the board back if it was ever found.

    Because the ocean is a really, really big place? And who would she report it to? I doubt the Coast Guard runs a lost and found for the ocean.

    You really can't wrap your head around the concept? Go to the local police department and file a report. It's likely to wash up close to where it was lost. If it does, they'll know who to contact. It costs nothing and might result in the recovery of an expensive item. It's really not that absurd, despite what you seem to think.


    Call 911 and report a lost surfboard?

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    You got any, like, leads, man?
  • jtown: Jument: jtown: Why didn't she report her missing surfboard in the first place? Not saying she should have been thinking about heading off a search and rescue operation but it seems like the most obvious thing to do because it would significantly increase her chances of getting the board back if it was ever found.

    Because the ocean is a really, really big place? And who would she report it to? I doubt the Coast Guard runs a lost and found for the ocean.

    You really can't wrap your head around the concept? Go to the local police department and file a report. It's likely to wash up close to where it was lost. If it does, they'll know who to contact. It costs nothing and might result in the recovery of an expensive item. It's really not that absurd, despite what you seem to think.


    Having lived near the ocean all my life, what you are talking about is absurd. Trash washes up on the beach all the time, nobody cares. Reporting your lost surfboard is a waste of time.
  • Actually, the surfboard belonged to her boyfriend, and she didn't want him to be found....

    / ominous music...
  • back when i was around 10 or so we were at the beach and out of nowhere a surf board washes up on shore. I went out to claim it as my own since I was really into surfing (as much as a 10 year old east coaster with little wave activity could be) but my mom made me find a lifeguard and notify him. An hour or so later the beach is covered with 4wheelers and a helicopter is dispatched. The beach is buzzing with activity and finally two guys show up...obviously drunk. They identify the board, one of their names matched what was on the board and the guards gave them back the board. Then a police officer followed them and wrote them both tickets (i assume public drunkeness).
  • jtown: You really can't wrap your head around the concept? Go to the local police department and file a report.


    When my wallet was stolen, I tried to file a report, since my bank wouldn't reverse any charges without a report. The officer asked me "and what do you want me to do about it"? After several days of giving me the runaround, I had to threaten to contact the AG before they would give me a report.

    If they can't even be bothered to file a report for a wallet with bank and personal info, I can't imagine they'd be any more eager to file a report on a surfboard.
  • manimal2878: jtown: Jument: jtown: Why didn't she report her missing surfboard in the first place? Not saying she should have been thinking about heading off a search and rescue operation but it seems like the most obvious thing to do because it would significantly increase her chances of getting the board back if it was ever found.

    Because the ocean is a really, really big place? And who would she report it to? I doubt the Coast Guard runs a lost and found for the ocean.

    You really can't wrap your head around the concept? Go to the local police department and file a report. It's likely to wash up close to where it was lost. If it does, they'll know who to contact. It costs nothing and might result in the recovery of an expensive item. It's really not that absurd, despite what you seem to think.

    Having lived near the ocean all my life, what you are talking about is absurd. Trash washes up on the beach all the time, nobody cares. Reporting your lost surfboard is a waste of time.


    ^ This.. The cops would look at you like a confused dog for reporting a lost surfboard in the ocean..
  • Nogale: Don't surfers tether themselves to their boards?


    There's something wrong with that concept, but I'm not sure what it is.
  • MFAWG: OtherLittleGuy: [1.bp.blogspot.com image 300x400]

    BWHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!

    Plus one!


    I laughed, too. Well played.
  • oukewldave: I know nothing about surfing, but how do you lose a surfboard? Don't you velcro it with a long rope to your leg? And you surf, then wipe out and just say "fark it, i'll just swim back to shore"?


    No leash on a longboard. And leashes do snap. It's happened to me a couple times, but my board has always just washed up on shore or another surfer grabbed it.

    I'm sort of at a loss how anyone could lose their board, swim to shore, then say "fark it".
  • What a girl with a surfboard might look like:

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  • Mentalpatient87: I wonder what other types of washed up garbage throw them into a search and rescue.


    Condoms??
  • Angry Buddha: oukewldave: I know nothing about surfing, but how do you lose a surfboard? Don't you velcro it with a long rope to your leg? And you surf, then wipe out and just say "fark it, i'll just swim back to shore"?

    No leash on a longboard. And leashes do snap. It's happened to me a couple times, but my board has always just washed up on shore or another surfer grabbed it.

    I'm sort of at a loss how anyone could lose their board, swim to shore, then say "fark it".


    Angry Buddha: oukewldave: I know nothing about surfing, but how do you lose a surfboard? Don't you velcro it with a long rope to your leg? And you surf, then wipe out and just say "fark it, i'll just swim back to shore"?

    No leash on a longboard. And leashes do snap. It's happened to me a couple times, but my board has always just washed up on shore or another surfer grabbed it.

    I'm sort of at a loss how anyone could lose their board, swim to shore, then say "fark it".


    Diamond Head isn't exactly the type of Ocean environment you stick around in without some sort of flotation device just so you can do a few laps looking for a surfboard. Chances are you will end up dead.
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