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(Guardian)   A boat to China filled with soybeans was just a tiny bit slow and failed to dock before the Chinese tariffs of soybeans went into effect on July 6th-and so has been circling off the coast ever since at a cost of $400K to the boat's owners   ( theguardian.com) divider line
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2018-08-08 07:47:21 PM  
Carmen Sandiego is very uncomfortable right now
 
2018-08-08 10:10:13 PM  
Show me the way to go home
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2018-08-08 10:22:57 PM  
I said a fast boat to China!
 
2018-08-08 10:26:59 PM  
They never ... soy.. that coming.

If only they soy what could have bean.

*walks out to standing ovation*
 
2018-08-08 10:47:13 PM  

WeedBong420: *walks out to standing ovation*


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drunk, sue me
 
2018-08-08 11:32:48 PM  
Pump the holds full of seawater, let it soak for a couple months and tada! soy sauce.  Bet the tariff doesn't cover that

/or pirates take over the ship and sail to Ho Chi Minh city
 
2018-08-08 11:40:12 PM  
This is going to be an insurance claim at some point. I wonder how long those things keep?
 
2018-08-09 07:15:24 AM  
Markets love uncertainty.
That's why trade wars are so easy to win.
 
2018-08-09 11:16:23 AM  

Catlenfell: This is going to be an insurance claim at some point. I wonder how long those things keep?


Article says the beans are good for potentially months.  Maybe they'll be animal feed after that?  

Haha, what am I saying, the Chinese will eat anything.
 
2018-08-09 04:38:34 PM  

Catlenfell: This is going to be an insurance claim at some point. I wonder how long those things keep?


I don't know.  I think shipping boats are ocean capable for years.
 
2018-08-09 04:42:07 PM  

WeedBong420: They never ... soy.. that coming.

If only they soy what could have bean.

*walks out to standing ovation*


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