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Old    Paula Sundberg (wakepaula)      Join Date: Jul 2002       09-11-2003, 6:40 PM Reply   
It's been more than a year in waiting.

Kindness pays off and I finally got my board:-)

For those of you that don't know, I answered a classified ad on this site. To make a long story short, I paid the guy and I didn't get my board.

He would periodically contact me from time to time with promises of sending my board. I would always reply with the belief that he would. I have to admit, my first instinct to every e-mail from this dude was to rip into him, but I never did. Instead I continued my stoke for the sport and made sure he knew it. I'm totally convinced that if I hadn't I would not be writing this today.

Anyway, most people thought I was crazy for thinking that he would come through. I knew the dude would some day come to his senses and do what's right.:-)



Old    Phaeton (phaeton)      Join Date: Feb 2002       09-11-2003, 6:47 PM Reply   
A year holy crap. At least is was for a Trip. One of the best boards out there without a doubt. Enjoy it.

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Old    BoRed (sdboardr99)      Join Date: Aug 2001       09-11-2003, 7:09 PM Reply   
Well I bet Kevin is stoked to finally have his own board! Congrats, nice to know that the guy finally did the right thing.
Old    English (kristian)      Join Date: Nov 2002       09-11-2003, 10:20 PM Reply   
That took time, I'm happy it finally made its way into your hands (or Kevins), personally I thought it was a mith, like the lockness monster or bigfoot.
Old    Sean (canaday)      Join Date: Dec 2002       09-12-2003, 7:55 AM Reply   
Or the sun in England
Old    Randy Murray (wakeripper)      Join Date: Oct 2002       09-12-2003, 9:55 AM Reply   
Nice Paula glad to hear that you got the board. Does that mean that you will be taking your own boat out now that Kevin has his own board , or does that just mean Mother and Son quality mooching time.
Old    Paula Sundberg (wakepaula)      Join Date: Jul 2002       09-12-2003, 2:10 PM Reply   
Actually, Kevin already has a board (my old Belmont). I, on the other hand now have TWO boards. I will have to do some quality comparisons in the very near future.:-)
Old    English (kristian)      Join Date: Nov 2002       09-12-2003, 2:14 PM Reply   
We'll be waiting with bated breath. IMO take the center fin out and the Trip rides a treat.


(Message edited by kristian on September 12, 2003)
Old    itsinthahole            09-12-2003, 4:04 PM Reply   
now that you got your board send that F_cker a nice pipe bomb or something. all that does is make people nervous about the classified section
Old    luckychuck            09-13-2003, 12:44 PM Reply   
hey ryanm, are you using a ballast system
on the reinell, if so let me know if you get
a chance. thanks.
Old    Bob (bob)      Join Date: Feb 2001       09-15-2003, 1:22 AM Reply   
Paula i had the same problem with a set of belmont bindings with someone quite a few states away from me, well some friendly WW folks who found out about this and knew him went to him and confronted him and hooked me up, probably 6 months or so later but like you i finally had my stuff

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