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spare air? i use one and i get laughed at

Discussion in 'Tanks, Valves and Bands' started by yogavnture, May 21, 2019.

  1. divad

    divad Solo Diver

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    Remember, they're not laughing at you.....they're laughing because of you.
     
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  2. Rred

    Rred Manta Ray

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    When people laugh at you, just smile and say "Yeah, but I'm one of their original brand ambassadors. I get paid $2.35 per thousand views for every picture of me that gets posted online showing the Spare Air. I've made THOUSANDS from it. DO me a favor and take my picture, post it online someplace, would you?"
     
  3. wetb4igetinthewater

    wetb4igetinthewater Instructor ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Kind of like by sharing some post on Facebook, I'm entered to win $10 million from Bill Gates?
     
  4. Kharon

    Kharon Solo Diver

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    Ignore the a$$h0les. I might want a bit more air to feel safe BUT, I am not the be all and end all. I am only good for me. If you feel safe and have considered the eventualities, eff all. Why give them a rent free room in your mind? In my not so humble opinion, some air is better than none.
     
  5. EireDiver606

    EireDiver606 DIR Practitioner

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    Any air is better than no air even if it’s two breaths I agree.

    Although extra gear MAY also increase confidence to further facilitate poor diving practices (eg: cutting it close on gas) and this contributes to fatalities.

    And people can talk about ponies and redundancy all they want, people are still idiots with the right equipment. Just because someone has all the correct safety gear, doesn’t mean they’re going to use it in it’s intended role as emergency gear.
     
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  6. caruso

    caruso Banned

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    The false sense of security is the only valid argument I've ever heard in regard to Spare Air for use within recreational limits.
     
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  7. BRT

    BRT not a soft touch ScubaBoard Supporter

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    You should try to breath a spare air down in a hurry on the surface. You will be dizzy before it is empty.
     
  8. txaggie08

    txaggie08 Barracuda

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    Spare air to finish deco, that hasn't been serviced in ten years.


    This is a heckuva troll
     
  9. caruso

    caruso Banned

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    And you just bumped a questionable thread to the top of the forum, that probably would have soon been buried and gone.
     
  10. txaggie08

    txaggie08 Barracuda

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    Sorry for replying To a thread halfway down the forum.....
     

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