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Have you ever gone skydiving? Or would you?

Yes
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Skydiving
« on: June 14, 2008, 10:57:47 PM »
Skydiving rocks!

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Re: Skydiving
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2008, 11:38:12 PM »
Nope, I'm too scared.

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Re: Skydiving
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2008, 12:14:27 AM »
I'd love to try it, but It's kind of a waste of money, I'd rather do some serious extreme bungee jumping.
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Re: Skydiving
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2008, 01:26:25 AM »
I went hang-gliding in Brazil when I was down there on shlichus...it was an absolutely incredible experience.
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Re: Skydiving
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2008, 02:07:25 AM »
I went hang-gliding in Brazil when I was down there on shlichus...it was an absolutely incredible experience.
wow, that does sound pretty amazing.

Did it cost a lot?
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Re: Skydiving
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2008, 02:30:39 AM »
I have not yet gone skydiving. eventually I will.

bungy jumping was awesome.

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Re: Skydiving
« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2008, 03:03:59 AM »
skydiving is definitely something i gotta try
you know what they say " If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving"

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Re: Skydiving
« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2008, 03:12:28 AM »
I went hang-gliding in Brazil when I was down there on shlichus...it was an absolutely incredible experience.
it really is amazing i did it in california

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Re: Skydiving
« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2008, 09:09:42 AM »
wow, that does sound pretty amazing.

Did it cost a lot?
It was 150 Reais, which back then was worth about $45.
Now 150 Reais is worth about $100 though...
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Re: Skydiving
« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2008, 11:45:48 AM »
It was 150 Reais, which back then was worth about $45.
Now 150 Reais is worth about $100 though...
Yup, that sucks.
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Re: Skydiving
« Reply #10 on: June 15, 2008, 02:20:55 PM »
I'd love to try it, but It's kind of a waste of money, I'd rather do some serious extreme bungee jumping.

haha you think bungee jumping is more extreme than skydiving????

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Re: Skydiving
« Reply #11 on: June 15, 2008, 05:25:55 PM »
haha you think bungee jumping is more extreme than skydiving????

ummm, ye. with extreme bunjee jumping, you see the ground coming at you real fast, sky diving on the other hand is basically free falling for x amount of time, by the time your close enough to the ground, your parachute is already out.
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Re: Skydiving
« Reply #12 on: June 15, 2008, 08:14:50 PM »
ummm, ye. with extreme bunjee jumping, you see the ground coming at you real fast, sky diving on the other hand is basically free falling for x amount of time, by the time your close enough to the ground, your parachute is already out.

well when your 13,000 up going 175 mph you see the ground coming at you real fast too, you should try it

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Re: Skydiving
« Reply #13 on: June 16, 2008, 02:00:48 AM »
well when your 13,000 up going 175 mph you see the ground coming at you real fast too, you should try it
Have you ever gone bungee jumping?
I really remember the ground coming at me.
what I do remember is before I jumped, standing on this little ledge 175 feet up in the air with my toes sticking out over the edge and no railing to hold on to, attached only by a big rubber band tied around my ankles...

I imagine it's a lot easier to jump out of an airplane.

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Re: Skydiving
« Reply #14 on: June 16, 2008, 02:23:15 AM »
Have you ever gone bungee jumping?
I really remember the ground coming at me.
what I do remember is before I jumped, standing on this little ledge 175 feet up in the air with my toes sticking out over the edge and no railing to hold on to, attached only by a big rubber band tied around my ankles...

I imagine it's a lot easier to jump out of an airplane.

There ya go, I spoke to several people about this, they all went skydiving and extreme bungee jumping, they told me to save my money and do the bungee jump. It's a much better thrill when you walk of a bridge or something along the lines of what whYME mentioned. Sounds more fun then jumping out of a plane.
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