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Re: DansDeals Adventure DO: Island Hopper Edition
« Reply #585 on: June 08, 2015, 02:13:54 PM »
Post the regular stuff to the MS and the weird stuff here.
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Re: DansDeals Adventure DO: Island Hopper Edition
« Reply #586 on: June 08, 2015, 02:15:04 PM »
Is AJs face weird or regular?
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Re: DansDeals Adventure DO: Island Hopper Edition
« Reply #587 on: June 08, 2015, 02:16:41 PM »
He made some rather anti-semitic comments, though he had no clue that it was anti-semitic.

First I wrote it, but it felt uneasy to read it.  Then he sent me a video of himself that's just creepy, and yet an oddly fun thing to watch.  Dunno what to do with it.
Without knowing the details, it just sounds to me like you should skip it...

Is AJs face weird or regular?
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Re: DansDeals Adventure DO: Island Hopper Edition
« Reply #588 on: June 08, 2015, 02:17:13 PM »
Is AJs face weird or regular?

Weird, definitely.
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Re: DansDeals Adventure DO: Island Hopper Edition
« Reply #589 on: June 08, 2015, 02:27:03 PM »
Post the regular stuff to the MS and the weird stuff here.
Without knowing the details, it just sounds to me like you should skip it...
:P

Original draft:

Exiting the plane I hear someone behind me call out “Hey Jew!”

Um, OK.  Not something I hear everyday despite the Hawaiian print yarmulkah I was wearing.
So I turn around and I met David.  Who proceeds to exclaim, “You Jew, you so smaht! You money!”

Oh boy.

AJK and I went left to get a stamp along with the arriving passengers and David went nuts that we were going the wrong way.  When I told him what we were up to he decided that he loved me and that he had to go into business with me…so yes, you’ll meet some interesting characters along the hopper.

A few days later in my inbox…


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Exiting the plane I hear someone behind me call out “Hey Jew!”

Um, OK.  Not something I hear everyday despite the Hawaiian print yarmulkah I was wearing. It got more interesting from there…

Turns out though that a lot of people were interested in knowing about Judaism and asked about my yarmulkah and tzitzis and what it represented.  Many of the people had never seen an Orthodox Jew before.

AJK and I turned left to get a stamp along with the arriving passengers and my new friend started tagging along and went nuts that we were going the wrong way.  When I told him what we were up to he decided that he loved me and that he had to go into business and become friends with me…so yes, you’ll meet some interesting characters along the hopper.

A few days later in my inbox…

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Re: DansDeals Adventure DO: Island Hopper Edition
« Reply #590 on: June 08, 2015, 02:27:43 PM »
Still figuring out how to write about someone we meant without it coming off as being racist.  Also he sent me a video that I'd like to get permission to use...though he hasn't replied yet.

And I'm still trying to convince AJK that people want to see pics with us actually in them, but that seems like a lost cause.
I think on both queries above  the forums are the best happy medium.


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Re: DansDeals Adventure DO: Island Hopper Edition
« Reply #591 on: June 08, 2015, 02:32:18 PM »
I don't think it's interesting enough to be worth it.

Will it really add that much to the TR?
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Re: DansDeals Adventure DO: Island Hopper Edition
« Reply #592 on: June 08, 2015, 02:33:25 PM »
I don't think it's interesting enough to be worth it.

Will it really add that much to the TR?
Not really. AJK is kind of obsessed with the video though :)
Helps to have spent several hours with the guy I guess.
 
Should I just leave the whole thing out?
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Re: DansDeals Adventure DO: Island Hopper Edition
« Reply #593 on: June 08, 2015, 02:34:10 PM »
Another pic from him...Anyone able to identify the shul?
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Re: DansDeals Adventure DO: Island Hopper Edition
« Reply #594 on: June 08, 2015, 02:34:54 PM »
Video happens to be very funny, the story was ehhh (kind of a HTBT), and posting the video w/o the story wouldn't make sense, so leave it off IMO.

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Re: DansDeals Adventure DO: Island Hopper Edition
« Reply #595 on: June 08, 2015, 02:45:17 PM »
Should I just leave the whole thing out?

That what I would do.
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Re: DansDeals Adventure DO: Island Hopper Edition
« Reply #596 on: June 08, 2015, 02:46:52 PM »

That what I would do.
+1 it's interesting to us but I don't think your ddms readers would appreciate it.

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Re: DansDeals Adventure DO: Island Hopper Edition
« Reply #597 on: June 08, 2015, 02:47:47 PM »
+1 it's interesting to us but I don't think your ddms readers would appreciate it.
If it's interesting to you then why wouldn't they appreciate it?
If it's not interesting to you then that would make more sense...
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Re: DansDeals Adventure DO: Island Hopper Edition
« Reply #598 on: June 08, 2015, 02:49:24 PM »

If it's interesting to you then why wouldn't they appreciate it?
If it's not interesting to you then that would make more sense...
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Re: DansDeals Adventure DO: Island Hopper Edition
« Reply #599 on: June 08, 2015, 03:00:39 PM »
I am indeed obsessed with the video, and I think it gives flavor to the type of people one could meet "on the hopper." I see very little difference between the snorkeling video and this. Both parts of the same trip.

My vote would be to include it.
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