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10,000+ dives

Discussion in 'Suggestions' started by northernone, Jun 15, 2017.

  1. Akimbo

    Akimbo Lift to Freedom Volunteer Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Your forgetting the user-interface constraints on spilling. :)
     
  2. Trace Malinowski

    Trace Malinowski Cave Instructor

    # of Dives: 5,000 - ∞
    Location: Alexandria Bay, NY
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    Yep! Dove The Living Seas at DEMA. Of course, there they have to protect divers from dolphins instead of the sharks. You are free to swim with the sharks. So, it doesn't count unless you can get attacked by Flipper. Once they remove the bars and bubble screen ... game on! :)
     
  3. Schwob

    Schwob Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Illinois
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    Some day I hope to have that problem. Will comiserate with you then...
     
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  4. RayfromTX

    RayfromTX Student Of Gas Mixology Staff Member ScubaBoard Sponsor

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Hill Country of Central TX
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    If you dive daily and only get in 300 dives a year, that's quite a few multi-day dives. New kind of rebreather or a hookah and a cot on the bottom? snicker
     
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  5. Bubblesong

    Bubblesong Marine Scientist

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Massachusetts
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    Is this a competitive thing? "Dude, my log is bigger than your log"
    I never had a chance in that race.

    Anyway, is this similar/different from the competition to collect every kind of c-card on the fewest possible dives?

    Is there a way to measure experience and skills growth for the purposes of impressing people on SCUBABOARD in a way that actually reflects increased skills?
     
  6. Trace Malinowski

    Trace Malinowski Cave Instructor

    # of Dives: 5,000 - ∞
    Location: Alexandria Bay, NY
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    Post videos.
     
  7. Bubblesong

    Bubblesong Marine Scientist

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Massachusetts
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    You first!:popcorn:
     
  8. Trace Malinowski

    Trace Malinowski Cave Instructor

    # of Dives: 5,000 - ∞
    Location: Alexandria Bay, NY
    2,325
    2,500
    113
    Like 70's "Rocky" Soundtrack mixed with scuba?



    Next time I teach this I'll try to dip my fin tips less. That should be an improvement in performance. Maybe the student will improve to hold the camera steady too!
     
    Last edited: Jun 15, 2017
  9. Akimbo

    Akimbo Lift to Freedom Volunteer Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Well, yeah. You did use the words "competitive" and "Dude" in the same paragraph right? :)

    Yes on both counts. Similar since the motivation is bragging rights. Different because log books are harder to frame and put on your den wall. :facepalm:

    Serious now: IMHO ask intelligent thoughtful questions, offer replies you believe are helpful, and support your suggestions with explanations rather than absolute statements that resemble fact. I always learn more that way and everyone that invests the time will notice. I'm not always successful but I try.
     
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  10. Bubblesong

    Bubblesong Marine Scientist

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Massachusetts
    2,289
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    Trace called my bluff. I don't actually have any videos of more than my fins, warding off an inquisitive seal.
    If I DID post a video of myself, I would pretend it was my sister, Tsk tsk her style, then ask for advice on how to help her improve.
     
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