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Prop-fobias? Anyone?

Fri Apr 19, 2002 11:02 am

I know this sounds stupid,but for some stupid reason I have this fear of large boat propellers. When I went on the Queen Mary in December there was a part of the hull cut out where you actually walk outside of the hull and you get to see the 12foot prop! I was like a little kid-I was kinda freaked out to see that immense prop. It was supposed to be turning,but wasn't. I can only imagine those poor soldiers who got sucked into them when she t-boned that ship in WW2.
Also,did anyone else see Speed 2 ,when they are jet-skiing off the back of that cruise ship-I could never do that. Does anyone else get freaked out by this ??
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RE: Prop-fobias? Anyone?

Fri Apr 19, 2002 11:05 am

Just curious, do you have a fobia (sp?) of the props on a regional airplane?
 
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RE: Radarbeam

Fri Apr 19, 2002 11:08 am

Nope,just large boat props for some stupid f'in reason  Big grin
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RE: Prop-fobias? Anyone?

Fri Apr 19, 2002 11:12 am

I can somewhat understand, when I watched Titanic, it was crazy to see the people jump from the deck of the ship and hit those huge fan blades. Ouch!
 
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RE: Prop-fobias? Anyone?

Fri Apr 19, 2002 11:22 am

Yeah, I don't like looking at propellers, either. Only on boats, though. I don't mind stationary or moving turboprops on planes, though...

Just another one of my funny things.

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RE:Redngold

Fri Apr 19, 2002 11:27 am

At least I'm not the only one. Small boats (under 50') don't seem to bother me for some dumb f'in reason.
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RE: Prop-fobias? Anyone?

Fri Apr 19, 2002 12:04 pm

Curious that. I've always been interested in what a boat or ship looks like beneath the waterline... Just one of those things I suppose...

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