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Mar 7, 2013
Flaming Pumpkin
Travis Haussener wrote:
(Suddenly discovers poster is one of their old friends, proceeds to have conversation drifting the thread drastically)


(points out the obvious that you clearly copied my post)
Evan Sanders
From Westminster, CO
Joined Dec 10, 2010
145 points
Administrator
Mar 7, 2013
Day Lily.
(Don't go to college unless you legitimately have a passion/calling/connection with your concentration of study. If you don't you'll end up like myself with a degree and no "grown up", big boy job. Also consider at least one school in NY offers rock climbing (I dont think the degrees name is simply rock climbing...) as a bachelors. No joke.

Follow happiness and balance and don't force higher education on yourself just because everyone else does. College doesn't mean you'll end up with a good life partner, will improve at all in climbing, will make any significant sum of money, will bring happiness or your kids will turn out "good")
The Stoned Master
From Pennsylvania
Joined Dec 5, 2012
3,656 points
Mar 7, 2013
(half the answer to previously posted question, check out my blog) Clifton Santiago
Joined Apr 22, 2010
0 points
Mar 7, 2013
(half the answer to previously posted question, check out my blog) Clifton Santiago
Joined Apr 22, 2010
0 points
Mar 7, 2013
Flaming Pumpkin
(someone from rc.com posts about how we talk so much about MP being better, but here we are flaming) Evan Sanders
From Westminster, CO
Joined Dec 10, 2010
145 points
Mar 7, 2013
(these are not the ice climbs you are looking for) Buff Johnson
Joined Dec 19, 2005
1,494 points
Mar 7, 2013
( --- Invalid image id: 108029694 --- ) Buff Johnson
Joined Dec 19, 2005
1,494 points
Mar 7, 2013
Flaming Pumpkin
The Stoned Master wrote:
(Don't go to college unless you legitimately have a passion/calling/connection with your concentration of study. If you don't you'll end up like myself with a degree and no "grown up", big boy job. Also consider at least one school in NY offers rock climbing (I dont think the degrees name is simply rock climbing...) as a bachelors. No joke. Follow happiness and balance and don't force higher education on yourself just because everyone else does. College doesn't mean you'll end up with a good life partner, will improve at all in climbing, will make any significant sum of money, will bring happiness or your kids will turn out "good")


(awkward internet silence because the flow of the thread was not followed)
Evan Sanders
From Westminster, CO
Joined Dec 10, 2010
145 points
Mar 7, 2013
Flaming Pumpkin
(off topic post asking if gym climbing grades are comparable to outdoor grades) Evan Sanders
From Westminster, CO
Joined Dec 10, 2010
145 points
Administrator
Mar 7, 2013
Day Lily.
(Gym, east, west, single or multi-pitch; its all relative therefore there is no legit answer to the climbing grade question) The Stoned Master
From Pennsylvania
Joined Dec 5, 2012
3,656 points
Mar 7, 2013
(Question about viability of intense training methods to help climb harder after climbing a handful of months/low vgrades) frankstoneline
Joined Apr 23, 2009
22 points
Mar 7, 2013
Upper Parunuweap Canyon
(inquiring what climb to take their girlfriend/wife on)

(attempting to sell gear for greater than the online price and someone posting a url to highlight the discrepancy)

(posting for a climbing mentor)
fossana
From Sin City & Bishop
Joined Apr 30, 2006
12,081 points
Mar 7, 2013
Flaming Pumpkin
[This thread has been moved to the community forum] Evan Sanders
From Westminster, CO
Joined Dec 10, 2010
145 points
Mar 7, 2013
Imaginate
( emphatic opinion offered. Joined site yesterday, leads 5.7. Tells you best gear to buy, or why you can't do something that way.) David Appelhans
From Medford, MA
Joined Nov 11, 2007
350 points
Mar 7, 2013
Flaming Pumpkin
David Appelhans wrote:
( emphatic opinion offered. Joined site yesterday, leads 5.7. Tells you best gear to buy, or why you can't do something that way.)


(flaming post about your moral character in an attempt to dissuade you from climbing ever again)
Evan Sanders
From Westminster, CO
Joined Dec 10, 2010
145 points
Mar 7, 2013
Me again!
David Appelhans wrote:
( emphatic opinion offered. Joined site yesterday, leads 5.7. Tells you best gear to buy, or why you can't do something that way.)



(Emphatic reply, blathers on about what constitutes climbing and why things are done in certain situations followed by an angry reply; people on the interwebz cringe)

(Anger)

(Insults)

[This thread has been moved to the community forum]

(Start over?)
J Q
Joined Mar 11, 2012
48 points
Mar 7, 2013
Flaming Pumpkin
(generic comment about the feasibility of asking a legitimate question on Mountain Project, and how I thought it was a forum for helping which is why I asked aforementioned question, but now I realize that it is for a bunch of keyboard humping internet trolls that just want to flame newbies for wanting to learn more) Evan Sanders
From Westminster, CO
Joined Dec 10, 2010
145 points
Mar 7, 2013
Flaming Pumpkin
youtube.com/watch?feature=play...!

(relevant youtube video)
Evan Sanders
From Westminster, CO
Joined Dec 10, 2010
145 points
Mar 7, 2013
Flakes of Wrath
(Does my reslinging job look okay? Rate my rigging! Is this how I should haul my bags?) Paul-B
Joined Mar 26, 2011
150 points
Mar 7, 2013
(Check out my ingenious Rube Goldberg tensile strength testing machine) Superclimber
Joined Mar 7, 2009
1,496 points
Mar 7, 2013
At the BRC
(I was at the gym yesterday and now I'm having chest pain and blood is pouring out of my ass. Has anybody else had this? Do you think I should see a Doctor? Oh, and I'm feeling a little lighthea Mark E Dixon
From Sprezzatura, Someday
Joined Nov 29, 2007
204 points
Mar 7, 2013
Following up a new route out in the Mojave Desert....
Mark E Dixon wrote:
(I was at the gym yesterday and now I'm having chest pain and blood is pouring out of my ass. Has anybody else had this? Do you think I should see a Doctor? Oh, and I'm feeling a little lightheaded)


(that stuff happens to everyone, climb through the pain)
Davis Stevenson
From Flagstaff, Arizona
Joined Dec 5, 2010
26 points
Mar 7, 2013
(You don't need the #4 camalot)
(Link P2+3 for an epic long pitch)
notmyname
From Stony Brook, NY
Joined Apr 9, 2007
125 points
Mar 7, 2013
Casual Route Pitch 3  Photo by Mark Cushman
(edit) cheifitj
From Boulder, Colorado
Joined Jun 24, 2008
110 points
Site Landlord
Mar 7, 2013
Racked and loaded... name that splitter behind me?...
(Site landlord Andy crushes the trolls and moderation complainers with a simple, two sentence statement of fact that needs no follow up) Andy Laakmann
From Bend, OR
Joined Jan 1, 2001
2,411 points


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