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Re: Naish Maui Pro Center Closed - Bummed

Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:10 pm
by DWX
I don’t know if Naish is in trouble but Hawaii is insanely expensive... it was the first sacrifice to the global China-dominated economy; it’s been going downhill since the 90s. If you wonder why material is so expensive, look no further. Global socialism is economic insanity. I detest the global socialist commercialization of waveriding. Glad kiting has been spared so far. I mean when I saw surfing ads in a department store in Berlin, which is landlocked & nowhere near waves, I almost puked... In Berlin! Why on earth? OK, I’m getting grumpy! Sorry about the rant... Just be real & have fun! Hope Naish is OK, he remains one of the legends no matter what; no one can take that from him!

Re: Naish Maui Pro Center Closed - Bummed

Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:37 pm
by tautologies
DWX wrote:
Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:10 pm
I don’t know if Naish is in trouble but Hawaii is insanely expensive... it was the first sacrifice to the global China-dominated economy; it’s been going downhill since the 90s. If you wonder why material is so expensive, look no further. Global socialism is economic insanity. I detest the global socialist commercialization of waveriding. Glad kiting has been spared so far. I mean when I saw surfing ads in a department store in Berlin, which is landlocked & nowhere near waves, I almost puked... In Berlin! Why on earth? OK, I’m getting grumpy! Sorry about the rant... Just be real & have fun! Hope Naish is OK, he remains one of the legends no matter what; no one can take that from him!
What now?

Re: Naish Maui Pro Center Closed - Bummed

Posted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:39 pm
by tautologies
Rakky wrote:
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:52 pm
Is Naish in financial trouble? I read that Kai Lenny is leaving Naish.
No I doubt it. I bet this is just Kai that outgrew the sport and are looking for new challenges and global partners. I think the info about rent increases that has been mentioned here seems reasonable. It is just expensive to run stores. Two small things really although Kai is a champ and surely it will be felt by Naish.

Re: Naish Maui Pro Center Closed - Bummed

Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:37 am
by DWX
Taut, exactly what brought you to this sport? An advertisement in the Chinese Times? Sounds like it. I’ve seen so many fakes, even fakes with some skills but zero understanding of the culture of waveriding, it’s sickening to see it deteriorate like this. It hurts!

Re: Naish Maui Pro Center Closed - Bummed

Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:58 am
by tautologies
DWX wrote:
Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:37 am
Taut, exactly what brought you to this sport? An advertisement in the Chinese Times? Sounds like it. I’ve seen so many fakes, even fakes with some skills but zero understanding of the culture of waveriding, it’s sickening to see it deteriorate like this. It hurts!
There are just some mental leaps I'm unable to make unless I get some context. Again, I have no idea what you are trying to say here.

Re: Naish Maui Pro Center Closed - Bummed

Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:35 am
by DWX
tautologies wrote:
Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:58 am
DWX wrote:
Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:37 am
Taut, exactly what brought you to this sport? An advertisement in the Chinese Times? Sounds like it. I’ve seen so many fakes, even fakes with some skills but zero understanding of the culture of waveriding, it’s sickening to see it deteriorate like this. It hurts!
There are just some mental leaps I'm unable to make unless I get some context. Again, I have no idea what you are trying to say here.
My bad if I supplemented your thought processes ... if not, you know best! All good ✌️🤙😊

Re: Naish Maui Pro Center Closed - Bummed

Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:44 am
by Dave_5280
Retail stores have really had a bad time and there have been many closures, good article at: https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/26/store-c ... -year.html

The online companies are tough competition. The other day we replaced our microwave oven and ended up buying from Amazon, they were $50 cheaper than anyone, shipped it faster and for free, gave a 5% discount, and then gave us a $70 credit for applying for their credit card - which paid the balance, making it free!

Re: Naish Maui Pro Center Closed - Bummed

Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:05 am
by Bill C
DWX...

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Re: Naish Maui Pro Center Closed - Bummed

Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:37 am
by cglazier
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Re: Naish Maui Pro Center Closed - Bummed

Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:40 pm
by DWX
So cute! Thx! Bunnies are fluffy and warm and cuddly and pancakes with maple syrup are a treat I allow myself about once a year but wish I could have everyday! Love the combo!

Amazon killed books, then retail and is now destroying YouTube... it’s a government subsidized totalitarian monster and one of the symptoms of a global socialist economy that is simply not sustainable, killing development, innovation and concentrating power in one place... it will crash eventually if we don’t stop it, but our lives are short & Amazon made a huge part of them HELL... Bezos is disgusting

Am I clearer now?