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Airboat Ride

Postby cowboy » Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:24 am

I noticed an individual posting elsewhere recently, referring to taking an Airboat for a "Drive"

That seems really weird to me...

I never heard no Airboater ever say, "Let's all go for a drive over to such and such" when they out in the marsh.

Since I was a kid, I have only ever heard of Airboaters say they taking a ride.

Like a horse or a motorcycle, Airboats are always ridden, unless the horses are hitched to a wagon. At least that been my life long recollection of how Airboaters talk. Never seen a wagon hitched to an Airboat.

I can understand some tourist saying: "We bought a ticket at the so and so Airboat Rides, and they took us for a fantastic drive through the Everglades"

Don't much matter I guess really.
... tourists... weird...

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Re: Airboat Ride

Postby pontoon outlaw » Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:50 am

We always say strike out when it comes to riding

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Re: Airboat Ride

Postby hdsadey » Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:14 am

If it ain't got a steering wheel then you can't drive it! I agree horse, scooter, airboat, etc. is a ride. Now what about riding lawnmowers huh? Think about that lol
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Re: Airboat Ride

Postby Bonefish » Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:21 pm

Regulators’ ! Mount up !

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Re: Airboat Ride

Postby Prototype » Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:23 pm

Hmmm Cowboy,
Does that mean SA is more educated in riding -driving-sliding?

hdsadey is also correct and I've never heard one airliner captain say drive.

Of course that brings up ALL THOSE that have been airboatin on a tour boat. I guess they have,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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Re: Airboat Ride

Postby cowboy » Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:51 pm

Can anybody around here translate this?
I recon I can't decipher some forms of tourist lingo's after all.

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Re: Airboat Ride

Postby AceNtheHole » Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:44 pm

so maybe I will change the name of my direct drive, to direct ride. lol,

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Re: Airboat Ride

Postby hill » Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:51 am

Also love it when you tell someone you went deer hunting and they ask if you caught or catch anything ?? Wth

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Re: Airboat Ride

Postby AirHog » Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:41 pm

Now

This reminds me of the old days of SA. We really got into the important stuff.

Dusty, Grant, Yobe, and a lot more... Painterchick... they had all the important stuff like this out for comment....

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Re: Airboat Ride

Postby Slidin Gator » Wed Oct 10, 2018 5:15 pm

hill wrote:Also love it when you tell someone you went deer hunting and they ask if you caught or catch anything ?? Wth


We say we hunt deer, but catch hogs, usually have to catch a lot of hogs just to kill a deer. So "Wha'dya catch?" sounds normal to me.
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Re: Airboat Ride

Postby Prototype » Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:16 pm

No worries Cowboy!

I take it that you didn't have a 2nd grade english teacher from england in cracker town usa that said "NO" behind every question?
I wanted to slap that slit on a regular daily basis, but summer school was bitchin after second grade!

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Re: Airboat Ride

Postby Keeth1123 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:36 pm

On the weekend I like to drive, ride, slide, float, paddle, tow,or troll my airboat. The loud motor, bright paint, and whirl of the prop help me forget the Monday through Friday grind.

Sometimes I let it puuuur in the backyard so the neighbors can join in to :cheers:
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Re: Airboat Ride

Postby Missfire » Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:45 pm

Agree with the backyard puuur,when I can’t get out due to..., Well life..... :dontknow:
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