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airscape


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Bats wrote:
I like to get high with a little help from my friends.

Isn't this the song from the wonder years?


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airscape wrote:
Bats wrote:
I like to get high with a little help from my friends.

Isn't this the song from the wonder years?

Face palm...


rschap


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I climb for the chicks, you know how often I get laid just because I climb 5.9?


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it's a better distraction than the N.F.L.


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rschap wrote:
I climb for the chicks, you know how often I get laid just because I climb 5.9?

Probably less than you get laid for other reasons.


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johnwesely wrote:
rschap wrote:
I climb for the chicks, you know how often I get laid just because I climb 5.9?

Probably less than you get laid for other reasons.

What is the square root of negative one?

DMT


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dingus wrote:
johnwesely wrote:
rschap wrote:
I climb for the chicks, you know how often I get laid just because I climb 5.9?

Probably less than you get laid for other reasons.

What is the square root of negative one?

DMT

i?


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Yes an imaginary number hehe.

DMT


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dingus wrote:
Yes an imaginary number hehe.

DMT

Oh. I get it.


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No, you guys are wrong, the girls are all over me. Especially when I yell out real loud pulling the crux, itís like a lion roar. It drives the girls crazy.


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rschap wrote:
No, you guys are wrong, the girls are all over me. Especially when I yell out real loud pulling the crux, itís like a lion roar. It drives the girls crazy.

Amazing!


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curt wrote:
Golf is too hard has too many stupid social rules that don't allow you get away from work and your boss (that and he expects to win even if he sucks - that and he doesn't like me much because I don't let him win).

Curt

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dingus wrote:
Yes an imaginary number hehe.

DMT

I love imaginary numbers: Eleventeen, twelveandthirty.


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airscape wrote:
dingus wrote:
Yes an imaginary number hehe.

DMT

I love imaginary numbers: Eleventeen, twelveandthirty.

No those are real.

DMT


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I climb because during the winter I am a house bitch.
During the late spring through late fall I work and I need something to get me out of "HB" duties on weekends.Cool

In all honesty I climb because I own the gear. If I didn't I wouldn't climb.Sly


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rschap wrote:
I climb for the chicks, you know how often I get laid just because I climb 5.9?

I found there is no correlation between the grade you climb at and the frequency of getting laid.
...................maybe cuz I'm one ugly dude!Blush
And when I first started climbing I thought it would help.UnsureLaugh


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I climb b.c i am extremely afraid of heights and it is my way of conquering my fear, and showing that your mind can overcome your body.


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I climb because I like the sound of gear clinking together when clipped into my harness.


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clymbrchk wrote:
I climb because I like the sound of gear clinking together when clipped into my harness.

I climb to get into my bed. It's like this serious highball V17 8 foot high beast with a gnar mantle at the top. I need 4 sessions in the gym a week just to be able to get into it! I wish Sharma would come here and fail so I finally get the recognition I deserve!


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I climb because I need a way to release. When I was in the Corps, it was the war. Now that I'm retired, it's the rock.

I love that it's just me and the rock. Nothing else matters. The only thing I think about is that next move.

clymbrchk wrote:
I climb because I like the sound of gear clinking together when clipped into my harness.

I love that sound! I bought extra biners just for more clinkage in fact.


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I_do wrote:
clymbrchk wrote:
I climb because I like the sound of gear clinking together when clipped into my harness.

I climb to get into my bed. It's like this serious highball V17 8 foot high beast with a gnar mantle at the top. I need 4 sessions in the gym a week just to be able to get into it! I wish Sharma would come here and fail so I finally get the recognition I deserve!

You want to get Sharma in to bed...?


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jeepnphreak wrote:
I_do wrote:
clymbrchk wrote:
I climb because I like the sound of gear clinking together when clipped into my harness.

I climb to get into my bed. It's like this serious highball V17 8 foot high beast with a gnar mantle at the top. I need 4 sessions in the gym a week just to be able to get into it! I wish Sharma would come here and fail so I finally get the recognition I deserve!

You want to get Sharma in to bed...?

Just to make all the hot girls in the gym jealous, I would be all gnar and shizz.


staredge


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"The first question you will ask and which I must try to answer is this, 'what is the use of climbing Mount Everest ?' and my answer at once must be, 'It is no use'. There is not the slightest prospect of any gain whatsoever. Oh, we may learn a little about the behaviour of the human body at high altitudes, and possibly medical men may turn our observation to some account for the purposes of aviation. But otherwise nothing will come of it. We shall not bring back a single bit of gold or silver, not a gem, nor any coal or iron. We shall not find a single foot of earth that can be planted with crops to raise food. It's no use. So, if you cannot understand that there is something in man which responds to the challenge of this mountain and goes out to meet it, that the struggle is the struggle of life itself upward and forever upward, then you won't see why we go. What we get from this adventure is just sheer joy. And joy is, after all, the end of life. We do not live to eat and make money. We eat and make money to be able to live. That is what life means and what life is for."-George Leigh Mallory

Can't much argue with that.


patmay81


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Hammertoes wrote:
I posted this over on the rousing discussion in the injuries-treatment section over a heated debate about helmet caused injuries. I thought it might be better served here. What do you think?

We climb to "stare death in the face and scream our rage at the inevitability of it", mountaineers started wearing them, because some mountaineers where overly educated physics instructors and conservative by nature.

Sport climbers started wearing them because they were not as competent as the 'Trad climbers' of the day got scarred easily and thought 'they could be hurt'. Someone told them they could have 'fun' without committing to the challenge they had undertaken

Now, your mothers have taken over their job. When you were little it started with female hysteria her prodigy would not survive to procreate and spread her genes. So you were required to wear your helmets and safety protection for bicycles, skateboards, and roller skates.

Men, being men, did not take these precautions, for us it is about the activity (who cares if you are going to die, it is living an empty life that is the tragedy). Like sperm, that gets one shot, we take ours and the adrenalin rush that goes with it. That is why old climbers don't exist; we all embraced our angst and our activity as divine sport. What kind of man (climber) would give up that?

It is embracing that passion, not who is wearing a 'helmet' or why.
I think its hilarious how most people didn't really read this ^.
There is no question posed in the text, its just a bunch of crap on why we should or should not wear helmets.
So either this was a very successful troll, or everyone is just ignoring the op's retardedness.
On that note; I don't climb, I just lurk around RC posting stupid useless crap, but at least I wear my helmet.


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patmay81 wrote:
On that note; I don't climb, I just lurk around RC posting stupid useless crap,

You are in plentiful company.

patmay81 wrote:
but at least I wear my helmet.

Some of us have managed to live for mega years, climb for 30+, and post for a decade without a helmet. Sometimes you duck out of instinct, and other times you catch a zinger off the forehead.

I am guessing you need more Bacitracin than duck sauce.

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