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What I learned about Deco

Discussion in 'Scuba Poetry' started by eponym, Mar 24, 2008.

  1. eponym

    eponym Master Instructor

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    Well, tomorrow's the last day of my deco course. For now, instead of working my exams, this is what comes to me . . .

    Saturated Shakespeare

    Alas! Now hear my dive lament:
    Although I made a slow ascent
    I fear my S.I. was misspent.
    Of nanobots therefore I dreamt,
    To deconstruct each microbubble
    Before it grew to cause me trouble.
    But morning’s light finds me still bent!
    Harsh mistress 'twas that taught me this:
    Pushed limits can't make ignorance bliss.


    -Bryan

    PS No divers (and no goats) were harmed in the composing of this doggerel.
     
  2. TSandM

    TSandM Missed and loved by many. Rest in Peace

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    Too funny!

    I would suggest not applying the same creativity to your exams . . . :D
     
  3. eponym

    eponym Master Instructor

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    Thanks, TS&M. Completed the course today. Had I known everything involved, I might never have undertaken it. So I'm quite pleased. To paraphrase Merle Travis and T.Ernie Ford . . .

    You breathe three thousand pounds, whaddya get?
    Another day colder and deeper and wet.
    Saint Peter don't you call me 'cause I can't stop
    I owe my soul to the local dive shop.
     
  4. TekDiveGirl

    TekDiveGirl Loggerhead Turtle Rest in Peace

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    Heh -- thats awesome! Congratulations!
     
  5. wedivebc

    wedivebc CCR Instructor ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Hmmmmmmm
     
  6. eponym

    eponym Master Instructor

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    Oh, behave.
     
  7. texdiveguy

    texdiveguy Orca Rest in Peace

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    I likes it. :)
     
  8. eponym

    eponym Master Instructor

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    TDG - nice sigline! I'm a tad older than you, and I have come to believe that there's lots more CRS (can't remember ****) on the menu.
     
  9. eponym

    eponym Master Instructor

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    Oh, and Speaking of Buckingham’s (Fleetwood Mac’s) classic “Go Insane” (which we weren't) . . . Video at YouTube - Lindsey Buckingham "Go Insane" Acoustic Live 3/23/07 is AMAZING! So of course I’m immediately motivated to scr*w with the lyrics while waiting for a call from home. Ergo:

    Two kinds of DCS on this dive:
    Type I, Type II
    I lost my pony on this dive
    Because I did not use it
    So I go into deke
    Like I always do
    And I call the dive
    It's a lot like you.
     
  10. jonenglishlee

    jonenglishlee Instructor, Scuba

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