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    *Please Read* Special Forum Rules / Terms of Service

    Advanced Scuba Discussions - A forum dedicated to discussing the transitional process of migrating from the traditional recreational divng envelope into more advanced areas such as advanced nitrox and trimix diving, decompression diving, cave diving and wreck penetration diving, blackwater diving, etc. This forum isn't a place to discuss technical diving per se - that's what our technical diving forums are for - but rather to discuss those baby steps to becoming a true advanced diver who's ready to step into tech.

    Special rules: Diving beyond the recreational realm is dangerous unless done with meticulous attention to detail, safety protocols and procedures. Failure to comply can result in serious injury or death. Therefore, divers who participate in these activities are brutal in their honesty and merciless in their criticism of their own and each others' performance. A large part of the evolution from the strictly recreational diver to the tech-rec and then technical diver is the development of this safety-critical mindset, and the ability to honestly evaluate ideas, including shortcomings. In this forum you can expect to get not only more advanced information than in our strictly recreational forums, but also more critical and direct answers, so a little 'thicker skin' is required here, just as it is in these more advanced types of diving. If someone says 'that's a stupid idea' it's most likely a stupid idea, not an attack on the poster.

    Name calling is still prohibited here, however, and those who are accustomed to saying 'you're a moron' in other internet forums are cautioned that such statements will earn a quick vacation from this one.

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