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... After an 8 hour soak and with Captain Andy contemplating a move after the first two strings of a test string produced poor results, the Time Bandit's third string ... On board the Cornelia Marie, an 8 hour soak on their 180 pots produced great numbers, but two engine warning lights on their newly overhauled engine forced the boat to return to Dutch Harbor ... After a long soak time for the pots, the crew hauled in massive numbers to the delight of Captain Andy ...

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    Droplets of rain can soak through your clothes; goblets of wine can wash away your wealth.
    Chinese proverb.