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sungam


Jun 28, 2011, 5:00 AM
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I was at the Salisbury Crags in Scotland last week. One of the climbers was Rose McHaggis. Along with noting that he looks nearly obese, though still climbed reasonbly well, almost sending his project, it became apparent that Rose is an asshole.

Incidentally his height and weight is posted on the SPCI web site http://www.rockclimbing.com/...5;page=unread#unread as 157 cm (6'3"), 105 kg (230 lbs).

So I put those numbers in a BMI calculator and out comes the following statement:

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Based on the height and weight entered, the BMI is 28.93. This result suggests you are overweight which increases the risk of becoming ill with problems such as high blood pressure, heart desiese, and cancer



Having seen myself in the mirror, it concerns me a little.

Thoughts?


johnwesely


Jun 28, 2011, 5:13 AM
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I was at the Salisbury Crags in Scotland last week. One of the climbers was Rose McHaggis. Along with noting that he looks nearly obese, though still climbed reasonbly well, almost sending his project, it became apparent that Rose is an asshole.

Incidentally his height and weight is posted on the SPCI web site http://www.rockclimbing.com/...5;page=unread#unread as 157 cm (6'3"), 105 kg (230 lbs).

So I put those numbers in a BMI calculator and out comes the following statement:

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Based on the height and weight entered, the BMI is 28.93. This result suggests you are overweight which increases the risk of becoming ill with problems such as high blood pressure, heart desiese, and cancer



Having seen myself in the mirror, it concerns me a little.

Thoughts?

Copycat threads are illegal and will not be tolerated.


notapplicable


Jun 28, 2011, 5:19 AM
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Save your loved ones the cost of medical bills associated with treating chronic illness and just shoot yourself in the face?


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sungam


Jun 28, 2011, 5:29 AM
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No, but I have considered paying someone to shoot you in the face.


kachoong


Jun 28, 2011, 5:40 AM
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sungam wrote:
as 157 cm (6'3"), 105 kg (230 lbs).

I see your problem. You should have used a converter not a calculator!


johnwesely


Jun 28, 2011, 5:44 AM
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kachoong wrote:
sungam wrote:
as 157 cm (6'3"), 105 kg (230 lbs).

I see your problem. You should have used a converter not a calculator!

This is clear mod favoritism. I am calling the government. Write the press.


rtwilli4


Jun 28, 2011, 5:56 AM
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Isn't 157 cm more like 5'3"?


troutboy


Jun 28, 2011, 7:22 AM
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rtwilli4 wrote:
Isn't 157 cm more like 5'3"?

2.54 cm = 1 in.

Yep, something like that. Better rerun that body mass calc Sungam Wink

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kachoong


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johnwesely wrote:
kachoong wrote:
sungam wrote:
as 157 cm (6'3"), 105 kg (230 lbs).

I see your problem. You should have used a converter not a calculator!

This is clear mod favoritism. I am calling the government. Write the press.

Don't you have an injury you should be off licking?


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Jun 28, 2011, 7:35 AM
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sungam wrote:
I was at the Salisbury Crags in Scotland last week. One of the climbers was Rose McHaggis. Along with noting that he looks nearly obese, though still climbed reasonbly well, almost sending his project, it became apparent that Rose is an asshole.

Incidentally his height and weight is posted on the SPCI web site http://www.rockclimbing.com/...5;page=unread#unread as 157 cm (6'3"), 105 kg (230 lbs).

So I put those numbers in a BMI calculator and out comes the following statement:

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Based on the height and weight entered, the BMI is 28.93. This result suggests you are overweight which increases the risk of becoming ill with problems such as high blood pressure, heart desiese, and cancer



Having seen myself in the mirror, it concerns me a little.

Thoughts?

Quit looking in the mirror.


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sungam wrote:
I was at the Salisbury Crags in Scotland last week. One of the climbers was Rose McHaggis. Along with noting that he looks nearly obese, though still climbed reasonbly well, almost sending his project, it became apparent that Rose is an asshole.

Incidentally his height and weight is posted on the SPCI web site http://www.rockclimbing.com/...5;page=unread#unread as 157 cm (6'3"), 105 kg (230 lbs).

So I put those numbers in a BMI calculator and out comes the following statement:

In reply to:
Based on the height and weight entered, the BMI is 28.93. This result suggests you are overweight which increases the risk of becoming ill with problems such as high blood pressure, heart desiese, and cancer



Having seen myself in the mirror, it concerns me a little.

Thoughts?

Quit looking in the mirror.


johnwesely


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kachoong wrote:
johnwesely wrote:
kachoong wrote:
sungam wrote:
as 157 cm (6'3"), 105 kg (230 lbs).

I see your problem. You should have used a converter not a calculator!

This is clear mod favoritism. I am calling the government. Write the press.

Don't you have an injury you should be off licking?

Yes. It still hurts today. I was hoping it would not. Maybe if my body weight was lower, I wouldn't hurt myself so much.


kachoong


Jun 28, 2011, 7:49 AM
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johnwesely wrote:
kachoong wrote:
johnwesely wrote:
kachoong wrote:
sungam wrote:
as 157 cm (6'3"), 105 kg (230 lbs).

I see your problem. You should have used a converter not a calculator!

This is clear mod favoritism. I am calling the government. Write the press.

Don't you have an injury you should be off licking?

Yes. It still hurts today. I was hoping it would not. Maybe if my body weight was lower, I wouldn't hurt myself so much.

Don't forget though, cupcakes are a cure for a lot of ailments.


johnwesely


Jun 28, 2011, 7:56 AM
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kachoong wrote:
johnwesely wrote:
kachoong wrote:
johnwesely wrote:
kachoong wrote:
sungam wrote:
as 157 cm (6'3"), 105 kg (230 lbs).

I see your problem. You should have used a converter not a calculator!

This is clear mod favoritism. I am calling the government. Write the press.

Don't you have an injury you should be off licking?

Yes. It still hurts today. I was hoping it would not. Maybe if my body weight was lower, I wouldn't hurt myself so much.

Don't forget though, cupcakes are a cure for a lot of ailments.

That's true.


airscape


Jun 28, 2011, 8:15 AM
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kachoong wrote:
johnwesely wrote:
kachoong wrote:
johnwesely wrote:
kachoong wrote:
sungam wrote:
as 157 cm (6'3"), 105 kg (230 lbs).

I see your problem. You should have used a converter not a calculator!

This is clear mod favoritism. I am calling the government. Write the press.

Don't you have an injury you should be off licking?

Yes. It still hurts today. I was hoping it would not. Maybe if my body weight was lower, I wouldn't hurt myself so much.

Don't forget though, cupcakes are a cure for a lot of ailments.

Yes, I hear they are high in anti-anorexidents.


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