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100th Dive "Tradition"

Discussion in 'Basic Scuba' started by kmarks, Jun 1, 2021.

How did you dress for your 100th dive?

  1. Like a sensible person.

    55 vote(s)
    83.3%
  2. As the good Lord made.

    11 vote(s)
    16.7%
  1. AfterDark

    AfterDark Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Rhode Island, USA
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    I'd have to check but my 100th may have been an ice dive in Stafford Pond RI; so a dry suit was the dress of the day.
     
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  2. TMHeimer

    TMHeimer Divemaster

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Dartmouth,NS,Canada(Eastern Passage-Atlantic)
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    Not gunna happen here.
     
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  3. Raphus

    Raphus Assistant Instructor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Germany
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    Dive 100 was my first dive to 40m. And part of the deep dive training. Wasn planned, but I like, that it was kinda a special dive.

    I said I was going to dive naked, but quickly realized it was a stupid idea.. Because the water temp was 4 degree.

    Maybe on dive 1000, I will inform you!
     
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  4. TMHeimer

    TMHeimer Divemaster

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Dartmouth,NS,Canada(Eastern Passage-Atlantic)
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    4,183
    On my Deep course the water was 1C (33F) on one dive (it was a May 26). I was diving wet (still do). On the bottom at 120' (37 meters?) I had to inflate my sausage.....
     
  5. Marie13

    Marie13 Great Lakes Mermaid ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Great Lakes
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    Midwestern quarry in late October for my 100th. Fully clothed.
     
  6. stiebs

    stiebs Contributor

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Melbourne, Australia
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    Just checked my logbook for dive #100:

    Might have been difficult to demonstrate the requisite skills if I did that dive naked.. and at 17ºC (60ºF), a touch chilly too!
     
  7. MaxBottomtime

    MaxBottomtime Divemaster

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: Torrance, CA
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    I was in cold water with about two feet vis. Nobody would have known if I was nekkid.
     
  8. drk5036

    drk5036 ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Sapporo, Japan
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    Nothing quite like recording your 100th dive and also getting arrested for indecent exposure on the same day!
     
  9. jonhall

    jonhall Contributor

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Indianapolis
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    Dove a cenote on my 100th in a 7mm which I would like to have taken off as it was too warm. But as to the tradition, not even in the halo cline where things may have been too blurry to make out.
     
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  10. KatieMac

    KatieMac Photographer

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Small town Ontario, Canada
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    2,249
    It's a stupid tradition. In any case, I did my 100th dive in Roatan. The water was plenty warm for some to do it but not me. I wear 5mm there when I'm doing more than a dive a day. If I wear my 3mm, I get cold about 40 minutes into the dive. I dove with my favorite people - my BiL and my Rescue instructor. My BiL made a 100th dive flag for me and they took a picture.
     

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