Re: Genesis of the Reef Seekers out-of-air policy


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Posted by Max Bottomtime on January 19, 2003 at 18:58:51:

In Reply to: Genesis of the Reef Seekers out-of-air policy posted by Ken Kurtis on January 19, 2003 at 14:39:48:

Ken Kurtis wrote,"Q: So you were aware that the victim was being careless, yet you did nothing?
A: I didn't feel it was my place to tell him he couldn't dive.
Q: Yet if you had done that, he wouldn't have died on that next dive, would he?
A: I guess not."

I hate to say this, but you're beginning to sound like MHK and his belief that nobody ever has heart attacks. Allowing a diver to continue to dive would not be the cause of his death. I believe if the DM explained the stupidity of running out of air and the diver understood his mistake he would not repeat it. If he argued about it or gave some lame excuse, then I would consider keeping him out of the water.



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