1 2
johnsmith01
johnsmith01 New Reader
1/14/20 1:52 p.m.

A canoe is a lightweight narrow vessel, typically pointed at both ends and open on top, propelled by one or more seated or kneeling paddlers facing the direction of travel using a single-bladed paddle. I buy 2 canoe for fishing from [canoe paddler's site here].

mtn
mtn MegaDork
1/14/20 2:18 p.m.

This has gotta be a member trolling us, right? 

 

I have in fact trolled while fishing from a canoe. Gotta paddle your ass off. 

alfadriver
alfadriver MegaDork
1/14/20 2:31 p.m.

from google

i·ro·ny1

/ˈīrənē/

noun

  1. the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.

    "“Don't go overboard with the gratitude,” he rejoined with heavy irony"

  2. a state of affairs or an event that seems deliberately contrary to what one expects and is often amusing as a result.

  3. a literary technique, originally used in Greek tragedy, by which the full significance of a character's words or actions are clear to the audience or reader although unknown to the character.

Yup.

Marjorie Suddard
Marjorie Suddard General Manager
1/14/20 2:32 p.m.

Wow, that's... beautiful. We finally attracted an actual canoe bot.

I removed the link and inactivated the user, but I'm leaving the thread because it feels like we willed this one into life.

Margie

Mr_Asa
Mr_Asa New Reader
1/14/20 2:33 p.m.

In reply to Marjorie Suddard :

If you build it,  they will come 

thatsnowinnebago
thatsnowinnebago UltraDork
1/14/20 2:44 p.m.

I feel like this thread deserves a sticky. Just so future generations know what we achieved. 

Recon1342
Recon1342 HalfDork
1/14/20 2:55 p.m.

This may be the most GRM thread ever; to wit- A website for building all manner of vehicles nicknames spammers "canoes", proceeds to improve upon canoe catching, and then ultimately captures a canoe about canoeing... 

If that's not the internet equivalent of building a 10 second car for 2 Grand, I don't know what is...

dculberson
dculberson MegaDork
1/14/20 3:10 p.m.

I have to think that the number of times people refer to "canoe" has lead to this wretched end.

914Driver
914Driver MegaDork
1/14/20 3:25 p.m.

Margie, if I was a 16 year old boy, I'd be petrified.

Brett_Murphy
Brett_Murphy UltimaDork
1/14/20 7:42 p.m.
dculberson said:

I have to think that the number of times people refer to "canoe" has lead to this hilarious development.

FTFY

As an aside, I was all ready to get into a serious discussion regarding the merits of using a canoe for fishing, along with some mods that help. I've spent a non-trival bit of time in canoes and kayaks.

It's me!


The do-it-all trailer that winds up carrying kayaks most of the time. 

90BuickCentury
90BuickCentury New Reader
1/14/20 7:54 p.m.

That is hilarious. I do wonder if some spam bot has scanned previous posts, saw that the word canoe comes up frequently on this site, and decided that we are a watersports group that would like to buy watercraft? 

ShawnG
ShawnG UltimaDork
1/14/20 8:18 p.m.
90BuickCentury said:

 watersports  

Careful or we might get other types of advertising...

90BuickCentury
90BuickCentury New Reader
1/14/20 10:31 p.m.
ShawnG said:
90BuickCentury said:

 watersports  

Careful or we might get other types of advertising...

Did not realize what that meant until I googled it just now. Yeah, definitely do not want that. 

Floating Doc
Floating Doc SuperDork
1/14/20 10:47 p.m.

I finally got serious about rigging mine for fishing, but it was also right about the time I got more active on the GRM forum.

This is the last time I had it out. I've owned it since the 70's. A lot of fish have been caught from it.

July, 2017. I'll get back to it, but I'm all about autocross right now.

In my case, GRM truly is the anti-canoe!

Appleseed
Appleseed MegaDork
1/14/20 11:10 p.m.
Marjorie Suddard said:

Wow, that's... beautiful. We finally attracted an actual canoe bot.

I removed the link and inactivated the user, but I'm leaving the thread because it feels like we willed this one into life.

Margie

Dats wus wrong wit canoes deez days, Margie. Day can't handle da smoke!

bgkast
bgkast PowerDork
1/15/20 12:13 a.m.

I'm just glad I was here to witness this moment in history!

poopshovel again
poopshovel again MegaDork
1/15/20 9:57 a.m.

If only the OP specifically mentioned fishing for flounder. 

mad_machine
mad_machine MegaDork
1/15/20 4:35 p.m.

canoes can also be sailed.. I have plans to build one in my sweaty hands right now

Jerry From LA
Jerry From LA SuperDork
1/15/20 7:26 p.m.

The term "canoe" and its usage is now 20 years old.   This entire thread is the worst thing that can happen when using the word "canoe."  I can live with fending off a canoe-related thread every 20 years.

Recon1342
Recon1342 HalfDork
1/15/20 7:41 p.m.

In reply to mad_machine :

Skin on frame, stitch and glue, strip built, fiberglass???

Floating Doc
Floating Doc SuperDork
1/15/20 10:28 p.m.

I've thought about a sailing set up for mine. I really need to get back to it.

I also bought a 2.5 Mercury and a johnboat trailer for it. It would have to have an outrigger before I could safely mount the gas outboard. 

 

 

Mental
Mental Mod Squad
1/15/20 11:34 p.m.

Ya know, real spammers make their money by providing me with an air-cooled 911...

 

"...and I just want a million dollars..."

Daylan C
Daylan C PowerDork
1/16/20 12:24 a.m.

I feel like I specifically requested this more than once. Finally it happened.

mad_machine
mad_machine MegaDork
1/16/20 9:16 a.m.
Recon1342 said:

In reply to mad_machine :

Skin on frame, stitch and glue, strip built, fiberglass???

Stitch and Glue. Should be a fun little project

Recon1342
Recon1342 HalfDork
1/16/20 11:53 a.m.

In reply to mad_machine :

I'm lofting the plans for a 17' kayak right now. Finished boat will weigh about 40 lbs; skin on frame construction.

1 2
Our Preferred Partners
GyGkelzRpOv6L37LolozszxXJUfPOHN7lpIuVWTsY1AN8NGTqTnCtS287KkY5OZV