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    Why The Scuba Industry is Suffering...

    This is how OUR generation used to dress up to have fun...

    vintagescuba.jpg

    ...and THIS is how the Current generation dresses up....

    youngpeople.jpg


    And you wonder why the Scuba Biz is hurting...



    Kevin.

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    I was thinking of so many nasty things to say when I just realized that there is a White piece of gum or sticker on the bottom of wooden table sandwiched in between captain fantastic.......
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    Re: Why The Scuba Industry is Suffering...

    Clickbait...on rebreatherworld...well...you got me.


    And now for something completely different: a game of name that superhero!




    I'm going with:


    Rabid Penguin?


    Saber-Turtle?


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    Re: Why The Scuba Industry is Suffering...

    The dreaded Red Footed Pengurtle.

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    Re: Why The Scuba Industry is Suffering...

    Quote Originally Posted by Lab Rat  View Original Post
    Clickbait...on rebreatherworld...well...you got me.


    And now for something completely different: a game of name that superhero!




    I'm going with:


    Rabid Penguin?


    Saber-Turtle?


    -R
    LOL!

    How about "No chances with girls?"

    Seriously though, what is up with this current generation? They can't fix anything themselves, rely on mom/dad way too long, can't deal with hurt feelings/being called names, wouldn't have a clue what to do in a fist fight....its shocking/sad!

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    Re: Why The Scuba Industry is Suffering...

    Quote Originally Posted by spyder360  View Original Post
    LOL!

    How about "No chances with girls?"

    Seriously though, what is up with this current generation? They can't fix anything themselves, rely on mom/dad way too long, can't deal with hurt feelings/being called names, wouldn't have a clue what to do in a fist fight....its shocking/sad!

    anit THAT the truth GAWD HE HIT ME .......

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    I though it was only at my country
    Sad to see what we call "mimimi" generation all over the world

    Quote Originally Posted by spyder360  View Original Post
    LOL!

    How about "No chances with girls?"

    Seriously though, what is up with this current generation? They can't fix anything themselves, rely on mom/dad way too long, can't deal with hurt feelings/being called names, wouldn't have a clue what to do in a fist fight....its shocking/sad!

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    Re: Why The Scuba Industry is Suffering...

    Quote Originally Posted by spyder360  View Original Post
    LOL!

    How about "No chances with girls?"

    Seriously though, what is up with this current generation? They can't fix anything themselves, rely on mom/dad way too long, can't deal with hurt feelings/being called names, wouldn't have a clue what to do in a fist fight....its shocking/sad!

    It's called coddling, and it is raising a generation of wussies!

    I see it all the time, "johnny, be careful and don't fall off that chair, you will HURT YERSELF!" Holy shit, I laugh so hard when I see these helicopter parents, I broke so many bones and had so many sutures before I entered Jr.High that my file at the hospital looked like an encyclopedia book. Every physician I saw (the ortho guys knew me by first name) commented on it, and gave the "ata boy" look to my parents. We were encouraged to explore the ocean, jump off of roofs into our pool... get into trouble to learn about life from our mistakes.

    Not so much today, they would rather their kids stay inside and learn how to navigate spacebook, twitter or pinuntrust while protecting them from the "painful" experiences life offers. you know, they only want the best for their babies and want to spare them any failures in life...
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    Re: Why The Scuba Industry is Suffering...

    Thanks for making me feel old kevin ,I remember using every piece of that gear from the j -valve and reserve rod to the calypso jr. reg, i guess i should throw in a horse collar too!

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    Re: Why The Scuba Industry is Suffering...

    horse collars were only used by woosies, real men used their lungs and fins.

    Michael

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