If you don't hear from me in a few hours....

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by WeaponXxX, Jun 9, 2007.

  1. WeaponXxX
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    WeaponXxX Too F'in Blonde

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    Okay...Well as those of you who know me know it is summer time which means Its time for my annual 3 months of plane jumping....so I am off to go skydiving so I figured I'd let ya all know in case you don't see me again...you didn't think I abandoned you all!!
     
  2. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

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    Do a flip.

    I always wanted to go skydiving but my options are somewhat limited around here.

    Have a good time anyhow.
     
  3. Sinkhead

    Sinkhead yay p1ngpong.

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    Bye bye!

    - Sam
     
  4. Xeijin

    Xeijin GBAtemp Fan

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    That sounded ominously cheerful [​IMG]
     
  5. Jax

    Jax Pip Pip Cheerioink!

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    Don't forget to do a Barrel Roll!
     
  6. Bowser128

    Bowser128 King Koopa

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    Isn't it more of a splat than a bounce?
     
  7. Flyfishing

    Flyfishing Advanced Member

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    Believe it or not, they bounce...However most skydivers pass out before impact (and sometimes have a heart attack and die before hitting the ground)...Just from pure fright...
     
  8. thegame07

    thegame07 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    watch yourself buddy [​IMG] i could never do that im scared of heights :'(
     
  9. Xeijin

    Xeijin GBAtemp Fan

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    Bouncing eh? Make sure you take some snaps! [​IMG]
     
  10. chewy!

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    And you know this how?

    I've jumped before, and I recommend it to everyone at least once. It was a static line jump and there wasn't any freefall except for a few seconds, but still pretty intense.
     
  11. mcp2

    mcp2 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I've jumped from a really high wall, is it anything like that?
     
  12. Xeijin

    Xeijin GBAtemp Fan

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    If the wall was a couple of thousand feet high I'd say yes [​IMG]
     
  13. .TakaM

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    a week or so ago here in New Zealand a sky diver's parachute didn't deploy so he just fell straight into a.. blackberry bush I think it was, and the bush saved his life, a few broken bones, but he's alive.

    so even if you parachute fucks up, you can still survive [​IMG]
    and sounds fun, I plan on sky diving one day [​IMG]
     
  14. OrR

    OrR Rice-megatron Expert

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    The one with the video on YouTube?
     
  15. AshuraZro

    AshuraZro Belongs in a museum.

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    I'll have to keep that in mind. If Plummeting Towards the Earth Then Aim for Bushes Else Die.
     
  16. [M]artin

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    I'd like to die doing the Ultimate Belly Flop of Power.
     
  17. mcp2

    mcp2 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    HAHA boing boing
     
  18. WeaponXxX
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    WeaponXxX Too F'in Blonde

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    Well I knocked out 3 more jumps this weekend...just got in 4 minutes ago....first jump I had some gear malfunction....my glasses wouldn't stay on so I had to deploy my chute early...Other two went flawless [​IMG]

    Two weeks to my next jump and the wait is on.....
     
  19. VVoltz

    VVoltz The Pirate Lord

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    Good to hear that you are ok Logan.
     
  20. Shinji

    Shinji ҉҉ ҉҉

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    if you youtube that, you'll be famous. [​IMG]