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Do you download your dive computer data?

Discussion in 'Computers, Gauges, Watches and Analyzers' started by gr8jab, May 8, 2019.

Do you download and save dive computer data?

  1. Every time, religiously, and anyone who doesn't is going to die die die.

    67.7%
  2. Meh, sometimes, if I remember, or there is an interesting profile.

    20.6%
  3. No, that's totally boring and I'm busy sleeping/eating/diving to bother.

    10.3%
  4. What? I can do that?

    1.3%
  1. caruso

    caruso Banned

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    And there are 99 votes on YES. The vast majority of votes cast.

    Do you typically ignore data that doesn't agree with your position?

    The question isn't being asked about other people in the real world and what they might use or have acces to.. The question was being asked of YOU. Because if you have, and you use computers, a smart phone and other technological devices, while proclaiming using an electronic dive log is environmentally unfriendly- then you are a hypocrite.
     
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  2. ATJ

    ATJ Barracuda

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    Actually, you are the one that changed the subject.

    Not all dive computers use a cable and many that do provide the cable with the dive computer in the first place.
     
  3. caruso

    caruso Banned

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    After @Centrals last post it's clearly not a language issue or mistaking a computer diving application for a freestanding independent electronic unit. Inexplicably he really does believe that people who download dive logs to their computers or smart phones are doing it wrong and as per his latest post it's because 1) people in some countries don't have access to computers and smart phones and 2) 14 people voted NO in the poll. As if those things have any relevance whatsoever.
     
  4. Joneill

    Joneill ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I actually travel extensively - perhaps even more than you have - but as we don’t know each other, I (unlike you) won’t make any assumptions about you!

    My point was that you must at least have one of those devices (computer, smart phone or tablet) or you could not be posting here.

    Guess what? That is all you need to download and keep an electronic dive log. Since we already have those devices that we use for many other purposes, then your claims on environmental impacts of batteries are silly as there is no extra battery or device required with keeping electronic dive logs!

    So, assuming you have one of the aforementioned devices, it is you who is the environmental criminal killing trees to supply the paper and pencils you use for your old school logging practices. I don’t get how you can sleep at night given your blatant disregard for our planet - shame on you! :wink:
     
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  5. Dominik_E

    Dominik_E Nassau Grouper

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    I would not have imagined this topic to be so divisive. My dive computer at least has a rechargeable battery.
     
  6. dmaziuk

    dmaziuk Regular of the Pub

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    For someone living in urban SEA (according to your location tag), that^^^ is pushing it. :wink:
     

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