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Old 02-23-05, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Joe Molotov
I hate heights. I don't have a problem with looking up, but when I look down, I feel like I'm losing my balance and falling forward. Just thinking about heights makes my palms sweaty. I try to avoid heights as much as possible, but of all the high places I've been, walking across this was probably my least favorite:


Royal Gorge, Colorado. Height of about 1,200 feet I think, but it seems like miles.
Dude, you cannot be serious. If you're really scared of heights then you wouldn't have walked across this bridge. Someone would have to drug me B.A. Baracus-style, throw me over their shoulder and when I was awakened at the other side I'd cuss them out, period.
Old 02-23-05, 05:35 PM
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Talking about heights, thinking about them, standing on the ground and looking up at a tall building makes me feel faint, the boys crawl up into the torso, and i almost have a full out panic attack. I can't deal with heights at all.
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I would only be scared if there were no parapet, or a very short one. Basically, if there's no/very little risk of my falling I have no fear of it. I never got scared looking up, though. Never thought that would scare anyone...
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Originally Posted by Jackskeleton
The right-hand gentleman in the last photo is Tom Silliman, an acquaintance
of mine. He is working on an FM station transmitting antenna at the top of
the Empire State Building. I was on the phone with him less than an hour
ago and will be seeing him at a luncheon tomorrow.

He doesn't have to climb towers - its a pleasure for him - he owns the
company, which manufacturers antennas and towers.
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Old 02-23-05, 08:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Giantrobo
Based on KumarJ's facial expression here's what he's thinking.

I climbed this fuckin' mountian and all I got was this stick and a frozen nutsack!
Nah I stole the stick and all I got was High Altitude Sickness but Mt.Fuji crater sure looks like a deep fall and no return zone

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