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Comment Coast Guard chopper pilot once said.... (Score 3, Interesting) 48 48

I grew up just South of Seal Beach. Talking to a CG chopper pilot who routinely flew up and down our coast once and he said that if you guys (surfers) could see what I see every day from the air you would never go in the water. Apparently there are quite a few largish sharks out there. Was news to me.

Comment It's obvious (Score 1) 160 160

Cables companies will primarily become internet providers and satellite companies will provide programming to the peeps in the boonies.

Personally, I say "freaking awesome". Both industries treated their customers like crap for decades. Reap what you've sown you jackasses.

Gosh that takes me back... or is it forward? That's the trouble with time travel, you never can tell." -- Doctor Who, "Androids of Tara"