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Catalina trip no.1 for 2012

Went for Cinco de Mayo and other things...

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Off from Long Beach for adventure. Passing the Queen Mary.
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Seagull lurking hard on our snacks.
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He liked Have'a Chips, the best chips ever.
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I think one lodged in his throat.
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Nobody anywhere, so nice.
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My first ever sighting of the elusive Giant Black Sea Bass. They used to be caught in abundance off Catalina Island, (see this old photo from 1905) but have since been overfished and are critically endangered. This one was 5 feet long, and probably over 200 pounds.
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It was just lurking under the pier all day taking handouts from people.
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The people from Joe's Rent-a-Boat (The best activity by far on the lsland!) were worried that a kid would leave his/her hand in the water and the fish would think it was some food. This beast could easily pull a 4-year-old into the water.
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Giant Sea Bass documentary Part 1 --- Part 2
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This guy was trying to pet it.
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Mike V was there shredding a mini ramp demo and killing it.
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The sea was calm and the moon was bright and full. We saw dolphins, giant sea bass, bald eagles, harbor seals, sea lions, and leopard sharks. A good day for sure.
Posted May 6th, 2012 by Saw lots of critters...
You should go check out the buffalos.

Have 'A chips are the tits.

The land looks vibrant.

Mike V. looks hord.

Who would kill a giant like that?
Posted By: Jacob on May 6th, 2012 at 10:09AM PST
that place looks so great. Are those amazing fish wild or in some type of tank? I would never EVER go in the water with those things. Deep water is creepy, especially when its all dark. Thanks for the video.

So Ed, is Albert Hering your Vimeo alias or is it some other guy you just link to?
Posted By: emilie on May 6th, 2012 at 02:32PM PST
Albert Hering is my Vimeo.

That fish was in the wild. People dive with them all the time.

http://www.toymachine.com/ed/newspost/8174/santa+catalina+island+for+dds+bday/
Posted By: ed on May 6th, 2012 at 04:47PM PST
I read in the paper that Saturday night's moon was called a super moon because it was at the closest to earth it'll be all year and should appear larger...they had a percentage, I think it was like 17%, but I forgot it. Anyway, I looked at eleven at night to see it, and we had shit weather here, so it couldn't even be seen. I love the moon for some reason and not seeing it bummed me out haha.

I've got to go to California. It looks so nice there, I don't even believe it half the time. DAT BASS!!!! What the fuck? That thing is awesome! It would eat a kid, and not even think twice. Pretty amazing to see such a fish like that. All on the fucking Catalina Wine Mixer Island. Please tell me you've seen Stepbrothers, if not, you should. Depending on how you feel about Will Ferrell.

You posted that link to where you celebrated Deanna's birthday on Catalina. Did we help create poo poo head socks? I could have sworn I saw a picture of them somewhere haha. The comments on that post are funny too
Posted By: Mike on May 6th, 2012 at 06:53PM PST
Giant sea creatures scare me.

I'm a big of fan of Nessy though!

I always wondered who Albert Hering was. I remember seeing that name on Fb, I added him too, he also had the toy sock photo, which is why I added him (or should I say you?), but yea that's crazy.


Yea the super moon was pretty epic, especially the photo's on yahoo.


Mike V is cool, my friend bought one of those Elephant boards.
Posted By: Josiah` on May 6th, 2012 at 08:07PM PST
Albert Hering. Very mysterious. hmmmm.

I never had those chips. I'm down with Kettle though. but. I dunno. I feel like i've gotten to the point where I've eaten there chips so much it's like just too chunky and I'm getting over it. yeah. that rant was really important. DEAL WITH IT
thanks for the Amazon link.

you make love on that boat?
Naughtycal

Who would catch it? Hungry-ass people.
1905. wow. people die too soon. Anybody here want to live forever? I kinda want to be frozen. but. then I wouldn't know anybody every time I thaw. but I could put my money in the bank and save that shit. but who knows what money they'll use when I thaw. or idk. or some asshole would hack my account with his hi tech CPU by then. so fuckit. not freezing. right now at least. I can't wait until they create card chips you can put in your brain. like. I could upload skater skills so I can instantly shred a park or something. then when I fall my cells regenerate instantly. Apple is gonna be the new Crailtap when it comes to videos.

LOL those comments. Eddie poo. Ed's questioning of social media. July. almost a year ago! *slaps hands on face and makes macullay culkin face* jk. fuck. yeah. When those poo poo head socks dropping. better than those Huf socks. weed. pfffffft. Vato Poo poo head. ASSHOLE.

Butt Pirate newspaper.
jk.
Sorry for that slightly homophobic joke. I just sprayed Axe deoderant onto my Apocrine and Eccrine glands.

Is the Toy Machine Myspace still active?
I logged into myspace. and felt sad. it's like visiting your elementary schools. sad all this ding dongs that suck at using Instagram are first introduced into social media with Insta. Buttholes never knew the joys of Myspace.
oh. well. my comment is done. bye.
Posted By: Jgonzalez on May 6th, 2012 at 09:19PM PST
Oh yeah. I saw that Instagram conversation. I didn't know that Frankie Rayder was married to Flea

It's funny like you saw them live and met your wife. then you hung out with Olson as a kid, then he met a girl that was with Flea from the band that you met deanna at. You know what I mean. it's a small world.

With google I found out that Frankie has a kid. so is Olson gonna be a step dad? Step dad to the daughter of Flea from Red Hot Chili peppers. and how old was Olson when Flea was playing naked at Woodstock 99? I remember that. I used to watch Vh1 and MTV all the time when I was a kid.and I remember Vh1 had the 24 hour coverage or something.
Posted By: Jgonzalez on May 6th, 2012 at 09:45PM PST
Oh Catalina!
The next big Broadway musical.
Mike V. indeed.
Posted By: Eggs McManus on May 6th, 2012 at 09:46PM PST
New Animal Collective

http://www.spin.com/articles/stream-animal-collectives-bloopy-honeycombgotham-7
Posted By: Jgonzalez on May 7th, 2012 at 12:31PM PST
wait what?

http://i.imgur.com/KC7x5.jpg
Posted By: Jgonzalez on May 7th, 2012 at 09:25PM PST
Wow, Terry Richardson has an Ikea shelf in his studio...
Posted By: S on May 8th, 2012 at 01:18AM PST
JGonz, That is not Juliette Lewis being humped by Terry.
Posted By: ed on May 8th, 2012 at 09:54AM PST
Who mentioned Juliette Lewis?

But yes, there is a likeness.
Though I´ve never seen JL ´s pussy.
Posted By: S on May 8th, 2012 at 10:11AM PST
Btw.
Is AIDS still an issue?
Posted By: S on May 8th, 2012 at 10:14AM PST
Yeah dude. He has a sweet Suicidal tendencies hat.

Yes,S, Aids is still in Issue. Voting Yes on 8 protects families from gays. I mean, living in a gated community stops anybody different from approaching my family. but no matter how hard I pray, i can't stop liberalism from spreading. I mean, i know I'm all for small government and less government intrusion, for more freedom of course,except for certain kinds of people. but this is a war. an assault on families. family values terrorism. The missile the phallus, aimed directly at your doorstep. People like Lady Gaga and Justin bieber are the Saddam Husseins and Osama bin Ladens to our youth. don't even get me started on barack HUSSEIN obama.
Posted By: Jgonzalez on May 8th, 2012 at 10:54AM PST
WHAAAAAAAAAAT? Hahahah, that picture is funny as hell. First thing I noticed was the suicidal tendencies hat.....after the nakedness and everything. Laughed my ass off at the comments after the picture, every one of them. Good job everyone. Even Ed's was funny and it wasn't supposed to be, I only recognize the likeness now that you mentioned it haha.

Berra's freaking out right now, we'll see the look on his face in his next instagram photo
Posted By: Mike on May 8th, 2012 at 04:57PM PST
I don't even know who Juliette Lewis is. or at least at the point where I can see a photo and be like "that's her"
I've wikipedia'd her

that photo is kinda gross. I mean, as much of a pervert as I am. I dunno.
Ed takes better photos anyway.

I don't even follow Berra on insta. it's like "ok. what did he post today. his face. and tomorrow. his face." dude. I just want to see him like skate in a skate clip or something. If skateboarding was a myspace profile. and it's top 8 was the same guys at every contest. That's like the dudes that Berra hooks up with business deals. not really street cred criteria for being a pro skater and having a pro model shoe. I mean. of course he's better than me at skateboarding no doubt. I just want to see him on his board. He's being marketed as a skateboarder but isn't producing much actual skateboarding. Frustrating I guess to the masses of skateboarders,
I sound like every other asshole with a Brixton hat or some shit.
Skullcandy blows anyway.
Posted By: Jgonzalez on May 8th, 2012 at 09:43PM PST
Must defeat @jgonz
Posted By: -SB on May 8th, 2012 at 09:44PM PST
haha juliette Lewis is kinda hot. She's in tons of movies, here's the first time I seen her.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQT30ZPIZas

(she's the only chick in this scene, she was kinda young too.)

So who started the sticker war on insta? it was epic!
Posted By: Josiah` on May 8th, 2012 at 11:47PM PST
Instagram was missing the overlord.
a catalyst for Instagram memes.

#nightlurkers and #stickerwar
Posted By: Jgonzalez on May 9th, 2012 at 10:20AM PST
Happy Birthday to Mike!

let's all put our Toy socks on and play toesies to celebrate
Posted By: Jgonzalez on May 9th, 2012 at 10:41AM PST
Yeah.Happy Birthday Mike!
Posted By: S on May 9th, 2012 at 10:52AM PST
Moy Tachine
Posted By: Jgonzalez on May 9th, 2012 at 10:53PM PST
Happy Birthday MIKE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Are you a Taurus?
Posted By: Josiah` on May 9th, 2012 at 11:40PM PST
Happy birthday Mike :) I hope you had a BLAST!
Tomorrow is gonna be like my birthday and christmas on the same day X 1000 when I FINALLY get (and spend ALL my money on) my little golden retriever puppy. cant wait cant wait cant wait.
I am going to name him Louie, hope he likes me.

The sticker wars are awesome. Ed is a hoarder. Toy machine should get some new stickers. Lots of the pro boards has different sect characters on them, what about selling the boards with a complementary sticker pack of the same character?
Posted By: emilie on May 10th, 2012 at 02:00AM PST
The sticker wars kinda shined a light on the importance of skate stickers. It seems like pro model stickers aren't really the thing anymore.
Posted By: Jgonzalez on May 10th, 2012 at 07:59AM PST
Sticker fun!
Posted By: ed on May 10th, 2012 at 10:19AM PST
Agree.Same with Shirts.
I still have almost every Bones Brigade/Powell Shirt.
Posted By: S on May 10th, 2012 at 10:30AM PST
I'm watching Beautiful Losers for the 20th time right now.

It'll never get old.
Posted By: Jacob on May 10th, 2012 at 11:25AM PST
Happy Belated Mike!
Posted By: Eggs McManus on May 10th, 2012 at 11:45AM PST
I love beautiful loosers!
Posted By: emilie on May 10th, 2012 at 02:01PM PST
definitely just wrote a comment, but didnt see it show up....haha
Posted By: Mike on May 10th, 2012 at 07:22PM PST
Holy shit! thanks guys. Very much appreciated, thank you all.


Sticker wars are/have been awesome. So cool to see some stickers I've never seen and most of them are awesome as hell.

Josiah- I am a taurus. Bull-headed haha

Emilie- Good luck with your puppy!
Posted By: Mike on May 10th, 2012 at 07:24PM PST
I'm gonna start buying more stickers.

Yea Beautiful losers is so good!! It's on Netflix!

I just got a puppy, minus all the poop they leave around it's a beautiful thing! Golden Retriever's are amazing dogs, really smart!

Happy Friday to all my fellow commenters!

@Mike ha yea! I read my horoscope sometimes.
Posted By: Josiah` on May 11th, 2012 at 09:24AM PST
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