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SausageInTheCan
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Yeah, yeah, yeah. Yawn.

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Posted : May 15, 2015 7:53 pm
James T
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And just who made you the moderator?

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Posted : May 15, 2015 8:42 pm
OldTart
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And just who made you the moderator?

To whom is your comment directed? If towards me, maybe you would explain why the suggestion of a logical simple solution to an apparent problem would only be in the purview of a moderator. Thanks.

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Posted : May 15, 2015 8:57 pm
Linda J
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Very surprised about the bad mouthing of n2 the blue. My husband and I were both certified by them and we were very satisfied. The are through and cautious. They take the responsibility of certifying you seriously.

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Posted : May 16, 2015 9:36 pm
OldTart
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Very surprised about the bad mouthing of n2 the blue. My husband and I were both certified by them and we were very satisfied. The are through and cautious. They take the responsibility of certifying you seriously.

My reaction was that someone didn't get certified so is blaming the teacher instead of self. 😀

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Posted : May 16, 2015 11:43 pm
terry
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Have no experience with the new owners but Jenny is great!!!
If you want personal one on one service call Diane at Bunble Makers.

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Posted : May 17, 2015 4:52 am
SausageInTheCan
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Message Removed: Please revisit board rules.

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Posted : May 17, 2015 11:18 am
COLDER
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I have dove and worked for N2B and the staff and owners are the best.
They are strict on PADI standards, as they should be, and some students just can not handle that or understand why.
I have seen students come in knowing it all and all they want is just the cert card. The rules and physics of diving do not apply to them.
PADI instructors have a big responsibility to teach and train divers before sending them out into the big wet world
Does anyone realize that the instructor may be held responsible for any thing that happens to the diver for years after they have been certified ?
Many a instructor has been sued because the x student did not follow the rules and got them selves killed
I would trust my grand kids with the N2B staff
If you have a issue with N2B or the staff go some place else and learn to dive
We all have personality conflicts with people from time to time
Just move one
And yes I am ad PADI MSDT instructor with many years of diving and teaching experience

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Posted : May 17, 2015 1:10 pm
OldTart
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The guy that got his balls busted by Underwater Safaris was to blame too.

Your combative/rude style and delivery are very similar to his.

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Posted : May 17, 2015 1:25 pm
SausageInTheCan
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I have dove and worked for N2B and the staff and owners are the best.
They are strict on PADI standards, as they should be, and some students just can not handle that or understand why.
I have seen students come in knowing it all and all they want is just the cert card. The rules and physics of diving do not apply to them.
PADI instructors have a big responsibility to teach and train divers before sending them out into the big wet world
Does anyone realize that the instructor may be held responsible for any thing that happens to the diver for years after they have been certified ?
Many a instructor has been sued because the x student did not follow the rules and got them selves killed
I would trust my grand kids with the N2B staff
If you have a issue with N2B or the staff go some place else and learn to dive
We all have personality conflicts with people from time to time
Just move one
And yes I am ad PADI MSDT instructor with many years of diving and teaching experience

So if a student was LITERALLY one second over on a swim test they should fail because that one second will get them killed someday?

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Posted : May 17, 2015 1:49 pm
COLDER
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If the student pilot was 1 second slow/below standards at activating the fire suppression system in the aircraft would you want the instructor to let it pass?
That student could some day be setting in the right set on your flight to Miami
Standards are standards and instructors have a big responsibility to make sure they are adhered to by ALL students
You just sound like some one who got their feelings hurt by not passing....You should let it go and move on

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Posted : May 17, 2015 1:56 pm
Exit Zero
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one second late in a standardized test = fail

Reminds me of the old saying: For want of a nail, the shoe was lost.....

http://www.rhymes.org.uk/for_want_of_a_nail.htm

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Posted : May 17, 2015 3:35 pm
St X
 St X
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P.S. I'm a PADI instructor that was certified on Tortola.

I think this thread says much more about you as an instructor than it does about N2theBlue as a dive operator.
For which shop do you work?

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Posted : May 17, 2015 4:40 pm
SausageInTheCan
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If the student pilot was 1 second slow/below standards at activating the fire suppression system in the aircraft would you want the instructor to let it pass?
That student could some day be setting in the right set on your flight to Miami
Standards are standards and instructors have a big responsibility to make sure they are adhered to by ALL students
You just sound like some one who got their feelings hurt by not passing....You should let it go and move on

I didn't pass? Then how did i get this instructor card in my wallet? Oh. Wait. That's right I didn't have you for an instructor.
Telling someone they have to repeat a skill because of one second is BULL. Your screen name works well for you.

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Posted : May 17, 2015 4:49 pm
James T
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One second? Seriously? It's sounds like you just want to rip people off when you fail someone because of one lousy second. If the skill has a two minute time limit and they do it in two minutes and one second it's not going to make a bit of difference.
You're just a hardass.

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Posted : May 17, 2015 5:04 pm
St X
 St X
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Seriously though, which shop?
I suspect PADI's Quality Management Dept might like to know if one of their instructors is disparaging a PADI dive shop for upholding PADI standards.

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Posted : May 18, 2015 8:10 pm
janeinstx
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Sausage, from Open water cert to instructor, how long did it take ?

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Posted : May 18, 2015 10:30 pm
SausageInTheCan
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Seriously though, which shop?
I suspect PADI's Quality Management Dept might like to know if one of their instructors is disparaging a PADI dive shop for upholding PADI standards.

Nunya Dive Center STT.

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Posted : May 19, 2015 12:00 pm
terry
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Some PADI shops fudge on the number of dives. They let their people come up after 20 minutes and go back down during a regular 60 minute dive to get their number of dives faster.

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Posted : May 19, 2015 1:12 pm
OldTart
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Seriously though, which shop?
I suspect PADI's Quality Management Dept might like to know if one of their instructors is disparaging a PADI dive shop for upholding PADI standards.

Nunya Dive Center STT.

Never heard of them. Where are they located?

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Posted : May 19, 2015 1:24 pm
James T
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I guess hard asses grown on trees on STX.

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Posted : May 19, 2015 3:10 pm
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