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    Is West Coast Paddler 'Lurker Central'?

    I see Dan's already commented here re stats, etc. Re the spam: We also get many spammers in the forums and contact us page, but we're continuously putting measures in place to one up the spammers and keep them out of here. There is some manual work when someone slips through and one of us...
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    What to have in your first aid kit for paddling

    Not from False Creek! :shock:
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    WCP 2010 CAMPOUT POTLUCK

    I'll bring a dessert item. Not sure what yet.
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    WCP spring campout 2010!!!!

    Haven't yet posted. I'll be attending! I plan on catching the (Friday) early morning ferry from Vancouver to Swartz Bay then the later one to Saturna. I'll the paddle over from there. Anyone else going this time / route?
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    IMPORTANT NOTICE: FORUMS HAVE BEEN UPGRADED

    Daren, "View active topics" is now working.
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    IMPORTANT NOTICE: FORUMS HAVE BEEN UPGRADED

    Once the site's fully re-indexed that feature will be available. It takes several hours. Until the re-indexing is complete the Search feature won't be functional either.
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    IMPORTANT NOTICE: FORUMS HAVE BEEN UPGRADED

    Re: IMPORTANT NOTICE: FORUMS WILL BE DOWN EASTER WEEKEND If you seem to get logged out all the time then delete your cookies and try again.
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    IMPORTANT NOTICE: FORUMS HAVE BEEN UPGRADED

    Re: IMPORTANT NOTICE: FORUMS WILL BE DOWN EASTER WEEKEND New forum software has been installed. Still a few tweaks to make, but it's online!
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    IMPORTANT NOTICE: FORUMS HAVE BEEN UPGRADED

    Apologies for the outage. Conversion ran successfully, but the reindexing of all the posts took hours. When I tried restoring everything back onto the WCP server it would not restore. I'll attempt the conversion on another day, possibly tomorrow, but will do the reindexing on the WCP server...
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    Deep Cove Webcam

    Hollyburn Sailing Club has a web cam with a live feed too: http://www.hollyburnsailingclub.ca/webcam.php
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    Deep Cove Webcam

    There's this one: http://www.westvancouver.com/webcams/beachhousecam/ It's not the greatest, but you can see a bit of the water.
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    Let's talk about Coffee!

    One thing that bothers me with the Via is that when you open it and pour it into the hot water the coffee clumps up from the steam and is difficult to get out. Maybe you're supposed to put the coffee in first then add hot water? But I heat the water in the microwave in my cup.
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    Alaskan humpbacks - photos from a folding kayak

    I agree, the pictures are fantastic, but the guy's an idiot!
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    Let's talk about Coffee!

    I also got some Via in my stocking. It's pretty good, tastes just like starbucks coffee. When I was at SB the other day I saw them at the counter and was shocked at the price! Each little packet only makes 1 cup (8oz), so it's kind of a rip off. It's almost the same price as a tall (I think...
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