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Old 01/09/2008, 09:24 AM
ferg822 ferg822 is offline
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Help Getting Friend To Scuba

I have been psyched to get my open water for almost 6 months now (because of sports I've had to wait) and my friend is worried about sharks/jellies. I used to be kinda freaked out but I researched and found it was really rare to get bit/stung and now I want to see a shark. I've told my friend this and how rare it is but she is still hesitant to scuba. What can I tell her?
Ferg :p
Old 01/09/2008, 08:21 PM
jreefer113 jreefer113 is offline
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tell her its better than sex and almost safer
Old 01/09/2008, 09:06 PM
billsreef billsreef is offline
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A wet suit or skin will protect you from jellies As for sharks, well I've dove with plenty and I'm still here


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Old 01/10/2008, 05:57 PM
snorvich snorvich is offline
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Much safer than sex in 2008. As Bill said, sharks are a nonissue. Jellies are more of an issue at night as your light or the boat light attracts them. But a skin or wet suit minimizes that isse.
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