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# 175310 24-Jun-2015 18:28
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My skepticism about a common superstition have been challenged, this was really tempting fate:


On a more serious note, I avoid taking bananas on boats because they release ethylene gas, which makes other fruit ripen fast - so you end up with rotten fruit in the locker where you stored the bananas - at least these guys had them above deck.


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  # 1330933 24-Jun-2015 19:10
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One of them was probably also whistling while smuggling his lady-friend on board below deck.  Idiots.  Lol






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  # 1331409 25-Jun-2015 14:37
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Matt Watson makes habit of always taking bananas.  There is a myth that if you take bananas you won't catch fish.  He catches plenty and even did an episode where he used a strip of banana skin on a hook as a lure to catch fish.




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  # 1331411 25-Jun-2015 14:44
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Those bananas look photoshopped to me.

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  # 1331421 25-Jun-2015 14:55
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trig42: Those bananas look photoshopped to me.

Was going to say the same thing.  Integration is very good if that's the case.

Their placement also looks rather convenient too.





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  # 1331429 25-Jun-2015 15:03
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Man, I really didn't think we could top the "Why does NZ still use 12 hour clocks" but boy was I wrong...

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Fishermen/boaties are superstitious, right up there with professional sportspeople and gamblers.

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  # 1331436 25-Jun-2015 15:17
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wasabi2k: Man, I really didn't think we could top the "Why does NZ still use 12 hour clocks" but boy was I wrong...

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Fishermen/boaties are superstitious, right up there with professional sportspeople and gamblers.

As soon as I read the title of this thread, I thought of your last post and waited for you to drop by, haha!





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