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1 posted on 01/10/2013 11:36:34 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Damn the Dolphins and full speed ahead!!


2 posted on 01/10/2013 11:39:05 AM PST by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

lol. I see them do this all the time. It is nothing new. We think that either a White shark or Orca might be near by.


3 posted on 01/10/2013 11:45:19 AM PST by US_MilitaryRules (Unnngh! To many PDS people!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Often this unusual behavior happens without warning ...
Like what - a phone call, hand flipper signals, a big sign? WTF?
4 posted on 01/10/2013 11:46:14 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Wow...!

I see them in Monterey sometimes, too.


5 posted on 01/10/2013 11:50:42 AM PST by gaijin
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
That dolphin behavior is not that rare.

Sometimes when we are offshore (Mass. Bay) and see them I will head in the direction the dolphins are going- then look behind the boat and adjust the speed to throw the biggest wake.(usually around 6-8 kts)
The dolphins will come over, surround the boat like you saw in the film -ride the bow wave, and body surf the wake right behind he boat. The charters love to see this and take pictures up close and personal. - tom

11 posted on 01/10/2013 12:07:50 PM PST by Capt. Tom
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

flash mob....dolphins must have smart phones now.


20 posted on 01/10/2013 12:48:35 PM PST by AndyTheBear
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

The wife and I were in Scotland last May visiting her kin, and we went to some spit of land north of Inverness near Fortrose on the Moray Forth. At the tip of the spit were numerous dolphins and quite a few people taking pictures. A truly thrilling spectacle.


26 posted on 01/10/2013 2:06:30 PM PST by driftless2
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Love it when I’m sailing and dolphins come along and keep me company.

I used to live at anchor in a little spot at the end of a long canal near a university, and something that mystified me was that night after night I would have live mullet jumping into the boat. I found out that I was at the end point of a “buffalo jump” for mullet, a kill zone where dolphin would herd the mullet to the very end of the canal where my boat was, and tear into them, and mullet leaping to get away consistently landed in the boat.

One night I had a friend stay on the boat and I convinced her that I had a special relationship with the dolphins, and that when they visited they brought me fish...LOL...and later that night the sound of multiple fish flapping around on deck had her believing I was a Dolphin Whisperer.

I got really good at cleaning fish in the dark with a steakknife, too. At first I threw them back, but waste not want not. I got to the point where I could clean fish in my sleep, and sometimes waking up in tbe morning, I’d smell my hands if I couldn’t remember whether I had.

That’s a good place to anchor if SHTF...the dolphin bring the fish to you.


27 posted on 01/10/2013 2:31:42 PM PST by fattigermaster
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

This was no accident. They did it on porpoise.


28 posted on 01/10/2013 2:52:22 PM PST by Ken H
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