Why do wooden ships sink?

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  1. Bro

    Bro Oligarchical Corporatocracy VIP Gold

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    I mean wood floats, right?
     
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    They're usually on the water very free and easy, you know the way it's supposed to be
     
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    Yeah, but boats are designed so that the wood is oriented in a specific direction, with the passengers being on the dry side of it.
     
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    low selfestitle Moderator Staff Member

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    Only when it weighs the same as a duck.
     
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    Bcuz they fill with water
     
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    Some actually bob around but eventually sink when the wood becomes waterlogged. Many old wooden ships were made of oak which is really heavy and dense and would sink like a rock.
     
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    "mayday- mayday..."
     
  8. Bye You!

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    beat me to it, AGAIN!:pissed:
     
  9. HowieCalbo

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    I bet if Bye You built it, it would never sink. :c
     
  10. Bye You!

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    :lol: clearly, you have never seen anything I have ever "built"
     
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    :facepalm:
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    I would just like to say that Bye You inspired me to take better care of my teeth and she is my new hero. :whistle:
     
  13. Bye You!

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    aawwwwww :wub:

    i am better at destruction. see the movie quote thread for some hard wisdom teeth extractions today. i was in heaven!
     
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    NICE!!!
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