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Scary situations.

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by marc37, Jun 22, 2005.

  1. faustian bargain

    faustian bargain Senior member

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    he's laughing because he's trying to join the 'all-forum-recent-post' club. you have to be overdosed on caffeine to do it.

    /andrew - a two-time member
     
  2. johnapril

    johnapril Senior member

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    Oui. Plus it's the end of my day so I thought I'd have a little fun.
     
  3. Etruscan

    Etruscan Senior member

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    My most frightening situation hasn't happened yet, but sometimes I wake up screaming, "No, you can't make me pay full retail."
     
  4. matadorpoeta

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    i've been in a handful of life and death situations, mostly involving car or bicycle accidents, but for some reason i was never scared. i just assumed i was going to die and i didn't panic about it.

    the most frightened i've ever been was when i went hiking and i was hanging on to edge of a waterfall by one hand. if i had slipped i would have died. the only reason it really frightened me though was that i was stoned at the time.
     
  5. ernest

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    One day i lost a Dunhill cufflink.
     
  6. faustian bargain

    faustian bargain Senior member

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    see, now that was a pretty funny post. good one monsieur.
     
  7. Kai

    Kai Senior member

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    Most of my close calls happen while mountain climbing. Â I've almost fallen to my death and almost frozen to death. Â I watched my partner fall and hit the ground, and thought I had witnessed him die. Â I've had lightning strike so close to me that the concussion really shook me up. Â Â My 3 year old son was lost at the mall for almost an hour, which was probably the most scared I've ever been. Â For those who are truly bored, and easily entertained, I have written descriptions of some of my more memorable mountain climbing experiences on my web page: http://www.larsonweb.com/Bctry/TripR...ExumDirect.htm http://www.larsonweb.com/Bctry/TripR...iddleTeton.htm http://www.larsonweb.com/Bctry/TripR...mbing/Exum.htm
     
  8. marc37

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    Don't be scared of lightening. My older coison used to fail all his exams in high school. One day he was struck by lightening in the head and he was a changed man for the better. After being in a comma for the 9 following months he went back to school to repeat year 12. He went from bottom of the class to dux of the class. He then went on to law [which he absolutely blitzed]. He then become one of the best lawyers in Australia (a QC) and then went on to be the yougest judge in Australia to become a country court judge. True storey.
     
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    Marc, you crack me up man.

    Is your previous statement truely an ENDORSEMENT for being struck by lightning? I mean, if its gonna give me superpowers or something, I'm gonna put on my tin-foil hat and stand on the roof.
     
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    i'm with Kai. scariest (and stupidest moment) for me was unclipping from my belay station about 150ft off the ground and standing up(.) just so that my partner could have enough rope slack to finish a climb and not have to turn a 2 pitch climb into a 3 pitch climb. dumb. dumb. dumb.

    -Jeff
     
  11. marc37

    marc37 Senior member

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    Another scarey situation was when l crashed a mates sports car at 180Km per hour on a bend. We rolled many times. All the tyres burst and the car was a right-off. We had been drinking extremely heavily that night. When we got home we had a violent fight. We absolutely punched the shit out of eat other. l got broken teeth, and my face was swelled up black and blue. l still carry scares to this day. After the fight we chased each other and threw big stones at each other. (l remember running in leather stitched shoes for half the night, my shoes CERTAINLY took a punishing that night).That was 20 years ago, we were absolutely mad dogs that night. We were violent and we fought to dawn. No jokes, we were at it for 3 hours or more. Â [​IMG] That was before l was converted to the doctrine of Wigmore. For more of Wigmores ways see the Body Consciousness forum. An essential but highly under-appreciated and under-rated topic about eating healthy food. lt's a great read. l urge everyone to read one of the most popular topics in the history of the forum. Regards. [​IMG]
     
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    Marc, how old were you when you crashed the car?
     
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    l can't remember but l think it was when l only had my licence a short time. l was about 18. (You can't get you licence over here until your 18).
     
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    Giona Granata Senior member

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    Dear boy, you are 16 years old.

    This is the second time you lie, tell the truth for once.
     
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    180km and your survived? Wigmore got arrested for drunk-driving once. She was actually quite crazy in her early life. Horace Followers of Wigmore.
     
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    Get a life loser. [​IMG]
     
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    Are you getting a life instead?

    A loser in bespoke shoes.
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    Horace Senior member

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    (marc37 @ June 27 2005,05:08) Another scarey situation was when l crashed a mates sports car at 180Km per hour on a bend. We rolled many times. All the tyres burst and the car was a right-off. We had been drinking extremely heavily that night. When we got home we had a violent fight. We absolutely punched the shit out of eat other. l got broken teeth, and my face was swelled up black and blue. l still carry scares to this day. After the fight we chased each other and threw big stones at each other. (l remember running in leather stitched shoes for half the night, my shoes CERTAINLY took a punishing that night).That was 20 years ago, we were absolutely mad dogs that night. We were violent and we fought to dawn. No jokes, we were at it for 3 hours or more. Â [​IMG] That was before l was converted to the doctrine of Wigmore. For more of Wigmores ways see the Body Consciousness forum. An essential but highly under-appreciated and under-rated topic about eating healthy food. lt's a great read. l urge everyone to read one of the most popular topics in the history of the forum. Regards. [​IMG]
    180km and your survived? Â Wigmore got arrested for drunk-driving once. Â She was actually quite crazy in her early life. Horace Followers of Wigmore.
    I was reading about Wigmore --- she had this tendency late in her life to get really jacked up on benzadrine. She'd do crazy things and then forget and or repent and then go back to drinking piss & wheatgrass.
     
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    marc37 Senior member

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    (Horace @ June 27 2005,14:45)
    Another scarey situation was when l crashed a mates sports car at 180Km per hour on a bend. We rolled many times. All the tyres burst and the car was a right-off. We had been drinking extremely heavily that night. When we got home we had a violent fight. We absolutely punched the shit out of eat other. l got broken teeth, and my face was swelled up black and blue. l still carry scares to this day. After the fight we chased each other and threw big stones at each other. (l remember running in leather stitched shoes for half the night, my shoes CERTAINLY took a punishing that night).That was 20 years ago, we were absolutely mad dogs that night. We were violent and we fought to dawn. No jokes, we were at it for 3 hours or more. Â [​IMG] That was before l was converted to the doctrine of Wigmore. For more of Wigmores ways see the Body Consciousness forum. An essential but highly under-appreciated and under-rated topic about eating healthy food. lt's a great read. l urge everyone to read one of the most popular topics in the history of the forum. Regards. [​IMG]
    180km and your survived? Â Wigmore got arrested for drunk-driving once. Â She was actually quite crazy in her early life. Horace Followers of Wigmore.
    I was reading about Wigmore --- she had this tendency late in her life to get really jacked up on benzadrine. Â She'd do crazy things and then forget and or repent and then go back to drinking piss & wheatgrass.
    Wigmore never believed in drinking piss, taking coloidal minerals or enemas. That's where her and l vary in our opinions. She is still a legend.
     

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