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whaletail posted 09-10-2001 12:12 PM ET (US)   Profile for whaletail   Send Email to whaletail  
After managing to make it through a number of shows where it looks like John's working on eating a tongue sandwitch, one thing comes to mind. If you're a Florida boater, is one of the requirements that you weigh a minimum of 250 lbs.? Everybody on that show seems a little on the Miami-Mafioso side.
Makes me think there's room for more boat shows, or even a boat channel like HGTV, with lots of different features - and maybe some hosts that aren't from Canada, if you know what I'm talkin' aboout!
Bigshot posted 09-10-2001 04:48 PM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
I'm just under 200lbs!
blackdog posted 09-10-2001 04:55 PM ET (US)     Profile for blackdog  Send Email to blackdog     
How about a weight poll? We haven't had one in a while.


JFM posted 09-10-2001 05:00 PM ET (US)     Profile for JFM  Send Email to JFM     
225, 52" chest, 34" waist 5'10"...That was high school...50" chest 40"waist that is now. I'm on a DR ordered diet,but can't stand it. Regards, Jay
Wagon1 posted 09-10-2001 10:01 PM ET (US)     Profile for Wagon1  Send Email to Wagon1     
Florida whaler owner: 6" 145 lbs since I was 16
browning20ga posted 09-11-2001 12:19 AM ET (US)     Profile for browning20ga  Send Email to browning20ga     
California Whaler, 6'2" 205#
Keep up the good work JFM!
Clark Roberts posted 09-11-2001 06:45 AM ET (US)     Profile for Clark Roberts  Send Email to Clark Roberts     
Fla. 195# soaking wet
Whalerdan posted 09-11-2001 07:30 AM ET (US)     Profile for Whalerdan  Send Email to Whalerdan     
6' 200lbs and growing
whalertim posted 09-11-2001 07:40 AM ET (US)     Profile for whalertim  Send Email to whalertim     
5'11" & 185 lbs
wpr posted 09-11-2001 07:46 AM ET (US)     Profile for wpr    
LIGHT WEIGHTS! 258# @ 6'3" need the montauk to float the captain.
gunnelgrabber posted 09-11-2001 09:33 AM ET (US)     Profile for gunnelgrabber  Send Email to gunnelgrabber     
it's fun trying to visualize you guys!..i'm 6'-5or6"(sort of like chuck tribolet..but, bald, no errol flynn mustache or the steeltrap mind )...weigh 210#;.. need head and leg room! another reason i don't use my console like yall do...put my size 14s under there! of kingfish(n. channel rendezvous) remind me of a character in robin hood.or one of vince lombardi's guards.hate to have deal with him with a cudgel on a footlog! ...miss hearing you john, write something some time! some of this gets too serious! what about the music in "brother where art thou?...lm(smiley face)
Chris J posted 09-11-2001 10:52 AM ET (US)     Profile for Chris J  Send Email to Chris J     
6' 6", 200# on an average Friday. A bit more on Monday. More still the day after Thanksgiving. That's without fishing tackle and handheld electronics, of course.
where2 posted 09-11-2001 12:52 PM ET (US)     Profile for where2  Send Email to where2     
Hey, Ya'll wouldn't be picking on my buddy John? I ran into him one afternoon while visiting the Cracker Barrel family eatery. The place is less than a mile from the boat yard he uses for his show. It's not John's fault they have big portions of good home cookin'.

To the contrary, not all Florida boaters are John's size. I'm all of 6'1" and 140lbs. And for the geography lesson, the boat yard John uses is more than 80 miles from Miami. :)

hauptjm posted 09-12-2001 10:36 AM ET (US)     Profile for hauptjm    
6'3" 185lbs., balding, over 40 and ugly. But, Ive got a beautiful wife, handsome son, with another on the way and a Whaler. Who needs a Porsche???
JFM posted 09-12-2001 10:50 AM ET (US)     Profile for JFM  Send Email to JFM     
You would (need the Porsche) if you were not married. Just kidding. Jay
Makonut posted 09-12-2001 11:11 AM ET (US)     Profile for Makonut  Send Email to Makonut     
6'3" 217lbs (ex-Mr California) Blue eyes and a facial stand in for Tom Cruise in "Top Gun". (at least thats what my profile says)

in reality: 5'9" 150lbs with shoes, bed post worn head and more of a stand in for Bela Lugosi. BUT..I do have fun..:)

Bigshot posted 09-12-2001 11:34 AM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
Tom Cruise is like 5'6", take off your shoes:)
LarrySherman posted 09-12-2001 12:11 PM ET (US)     Profile for LarrySherman  Send Email to LarrySherman     
Don't ask me no questions, and I won't tell you no lies...
MilwaukeeWhaler posted 09-12-2001 03:40 PM ET (US)     Profile for MilwaukeeWhaler  Send Email to MilwaukeeWhaler     
6'4 236#. Trying to stay as big as I can. I will keep my 40 speeds to myself. This seems to be a pretty tall forum. Tall members and once in a while tall tales!
Kelly posted 09-12-2001 04:05 PM ET (US)     Profile for Kelly  Send Email to Kelly     
6'1" 215, but I am pretty sure I'm going to loose about 20 real soon. Gotta go, pizza getting cold and beer getting hot. Kelly
JFM posted 09-12-2001 04:40 PM ET (US)     Profile for JFM  Send Email to JFM     
Larry, You are not the "Herdy Gerdy" man are you? Could this be why you were so concerned about the water line on your boat? Ha Ha, Jay
JFM posted 09-12-2001 04:53 PM ET (US)     Profile for JFM  Send Email to JFM     
Larry, if your not the "Herdy Gerdy" man then you must be the "Roly-Puly" man. Maybe I'm showing my age here. Jay
Samars posted 09-13-2001 06:40 AM ET (US)     Profile for Samars  Send Email to Samars guys can really fill a boat !!! 5'5" 150 lbs....good thing too...I have lotsa room in my 13 footer
Mike posted 09-13-2001 08:34 AM ET (US)     Profile for Mike  Send Email to Mike     
6'8", 245 pounds. Aerobics, high intensity
weight training, low fat lifestyle. Obese in my previous (pre-baypass surgery) life but in great shape now. Addicted to oxygen, ice water, and Kathy.

If you 40+ guys are not doing some resistance training, you need to start. You won't believe the difference in conditioning, even if you are now in good aerobic shape.

where2 posted 09-13-2001 08:58 AM ET (US)     Profile for where2  Send Email to where2     
Who Needs a Porsche?? If you got one you're giving away, I'll clean out my garage. :) Considering I just got married 10 days ago, w/o a Porsche, I guess I didn't need one. But the GF now Wife sure likes the boat...
whalernut posted 09-16-2001 08:34 PM ET (US)     Profile for whalernut  Send Email to whalernut     
Pgh. PA. `5"8 and one-half-265lbs. UGH!!!! Regards-Jack Graner.
noswah posted 09-17-2001 01:52 AM ET (US)     Profile for noswah  Send Email to noswah     

I'm 6'4" and weigh 335, enough said.
TRIDENT posted 09-18-2001 08:57 AM ET (US)     Profile for TRIDENT  Send Email to TRIDENT     
I'm 6'2" and 222. 30 years old. Short beard.
witness posted 09-18-2001 09:26 AM ET (US)     Profile for witness  Send Email to witness     
I'm a bit over 6' and a bit over 195 pounds, but since the girlfriend and I have ended recently I think I will be getting lighter and fishin' for another species in addition to the ones with fins...
LarrySherman posted 09-18-2001 09:35 AM ET (US)     Profile for LarrySherman  Send Email to LarrySherman     
Well, I'm not the "Hurdy-gurdy" man, whatever that is, but I am a tad heavy.

6' even, 260. Chest is 58", waist is 42".

and nobody calls me Francis. (Stripes refrence)

JFM posted 09-18-2001 10:13 AM ET (US)     Profile for JFM  Send Email to JFM     
Larry, the "Hurdy Gurdy" and the "Roly Poly" man were both fictional characters in a Donavan song in the late 60's. The song started "Looking on a sea of tranquility" came the "Hurdy Man" singing songs of love but he couldn't calm the sea so they called out the "Rolly Polly" man and he took care of things. My middle name is Francis and at your size I'll call you what ever you want. Regards, Jay
Jurisproodenz posted 09-18-2001 11:07 AM ET (US)     Profile for Jurisproodenz  Send Email to Jurisproodenz     
Height 5'-11". Weight 175. Chest 41", waist 33". Too much of what was on the upper chest has slumped to the waist. I blame gravity. My wife blames beer and indolence. In distinct risk of developing "Dunlap's Disease."

For those of you unfamiliar with the dreaded Dunlap's, its symptoms manifest themselves when people, mostly wives and young kids, loudly exclaim: "hey, your belly done lapped over your belt."

JFM posted 09-18-2001 01:26 PM ET (US)     Profile for JFM  Send Email to JFM     
Juri, could that be a nice way of refering yo a "dicky do"? I'll go no further. Regards, Jay

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