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By Richard88
From Sheridan, WY
Nov 8, 2012
piney creek canyon
I tend to think of smoking weed as a prerequisite for my climbing partners...it's not exciting unless you forget to follow through with your knot...adds a little spice to the route

In all seriousness your request doesn't seem absurd to me, why not look for a person you get along with, but it's also like looking for a chick....you could wait for the perfect one or you could say f*** it a bone the drunk fat chick at the end of the bar. Some folks have different priorities

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By Dana Bartlett
From CT
Nov 8, 2012
The dude that wanted me to bang him (and his wife) who waited to tell me this until we were in the desert at red rocks, (no shit) who was also placing cams with the stem pointed up, got scared half way up frigid air buttress and froze up.

or the guy that was bipolar and all over the place between his highs and lows.

The guy that didn't wear deodorant and made my eyes water to be around at the belay.

The dude (recently here) that was trying to make a reality tv show about how the pyramids are all tied into an ancient electrical grid (think bear grylls on drugs)... I just want to climb LOL


Do you still have contact information for these people?

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By Jake Jones
From Richmond, VA
Nov 9, 2012
Me and the offspring walking back to the car after a day of cragging.
YERP wrote:
So I climbed with this fat chick once. She was very attractive


I call bullshit.

To Nick: Hang in there, if you're a decent person, and a decent partner- which you seem to be, you'll build up a good "repertoire" of solid partners over time. Sounds like you have a good eye for sketchballs, but somehow have trouble avoiding them.

Your list isn't at all demanding or out of the ordinary except for maybe the non-smoker part partially- I agree with not smoking while climbing.

You totally should have gone for it in the desert though. Pussy.

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By Br'er Rabbit
From The Briar Patch
Nov 9, 2012
'Bred en bawn in a brier-patch, Brer Fox--bred en bawn in a brier-patch!'
Mike Lane wrote:
Same as climbing slabs.


That's low.

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By Thierry
From Murfreesboro, TN
Nov 9, 2012
NickinCO wrote:
The dude that wanted me to bang him (and his wife) who waited to tell me this until we were in the desert at red rocks, (no shit) or the guy that was bipolar and all over the place between his highs and lows. The dude (recently here) that was trying to make a reality tv show about how the pyramids are all tied into an ancient electrical grid (think bear grylls on drugs)


I've got to move to the Front Range.

NickinCO wrote:
with some people that aren't weird.


We are talking about climbers, right?

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By J Q
Nov 9, 2012
Me again!
Tell him to eat a lot of red meat and not take dumps. That should make him "solid" enough for you.

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By TBurke
From Colorado Springs, CO
Nov 10, 2012
Welcome to Mountain Project NickinCO.

You may have noticed, most ignore "Guideline #1: don't be a jerk" and exercise "Amendment #1: free speach"....mostly to violate "guideline #1.

Good luck with your partner search.

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By NickinCO
From colorado
Nov 10, 2012
after the hard stuff, into cruiser hands.
TBurke wrote:
Welcome to Mountain Project NickinCO. You may have noticed, most ignore "Guideline #1: don't be a jerk" and exercise "Amendment #1: free speach"....mostly to violate "guideline #1. Good luck with your partner search.


Oh I've been a member for over 2 years (with a name change). It's sad how this place has gone down in quality in that short time. I still enjoy it though just have to ignore the bullshit. I've gotten at least 6 emails from people looking to climb.

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By TBurke
From Colorado Springs, CO
Nov 10, 2012
NickinCO wrote:
Oh I've been a member for over 2 years (with a name change). It's sad how this place has gone down in quality in that short time. I still enjoy it though just have to ignore the bullshit. I've gotten at least 6 emails from people looking to climb.


nice.

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By Steven Joseph
Nov 11, 2012
your gunna be a loanly climber with that mentality.... YOUR ONLY CRITERIA should be SAFE and COOL

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By richie
From englewood, tn
Nov 11, 2012
the responses on mountain project are slowly turning into responses on rc.com

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By Old and Busted
From Centennial, CO
Nov 11, 2012
Stabby
BirminghamBen wrote:
That's low.

The post I made is now gone. I always understood yanking posts that were negative and aimed at individuals. But that one was a mere off-color joke. Censorship for political correctness is now working its way in here. Sad.

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By Ryan Williams
Administrator
From London (sort of)
Nov 11, 2012
El Chorro
As usual, Some of the flaming is pretty funny, but I don't really understand what the big deal is. All the OP is trying to do is not waste your time, or his. What if he made a one liner type of post and one of you guys ended up sharing a rope with him? Youd realize that you hate the guy (or maybe not) and you'd have wasted a day on some dude from MP. The way i see it, Nick is doing all you guys a service by telling you before hand that yu wouldnt match up well as partners. Thank him and move on.

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By Tony B
From Around Boulder, CO
Nov 11, 2012
Got Milk? How about forearm pump? Tony leads "Alan Nelson's Bulging Belly" (5.10, X) on the Lost and Found Flatiron. Belayer is Mark Ruocco. Photo by Bill Wright, 10/06.
steven joseph wrote:
your gunna be a loanly climber with that mentality.... YOUR ONLY CRITERIA should be SAFE and COOL

Funny, in slightly different semantic terms, that's just what he said.

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By Holyshootdude
Nov 11, 2012
Reading thru this tread, reminds me of elementary school , when kids would slip insulting notes to each other . Bunch of brats. I think you guys don't spend enough time on the rock. Get out there and climb, you guys need to.

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By J Q
Nov 11, 2012
Me again!
Holyshootdude wrote:
Reading thru this tread, reminds me of elementary school , when kids would slip insulting notes to each other . Bunch of brats. I think you guys don't spend enough time on the rock. Get out there and climb, you guys need to.


Everyone on this thread is a brat, except you, holierthanthough hypocrite. Your post was not inflammatory at all and added so much to the conversation. Thanks for the contribution.

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By Medic741
From Pittsford, New York
Nov 11, 2012
When I was a bum at Frey
bet most of you Flamers are noobs still trying to figure out if your top rope is safe. Gaah

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By NickinCO
From colorado
Nov 11, 2012
after the hard stuff, into cruiser hands.
Gotten over a dozen emails now, aside from the expected bullshit this post has worked great.

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By Ben Brotelho
From Albany, NY
Nov 11, 2012
Epic free solo with a pack on
what has the internet done to people...so sad

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By NickinCO
From colorado
Nov 11, 2012
after the hard stuff, into cruiser hands.
I think I've saved or responded to every one that has emailed me so far. Leaving for florida tuesday for some family stuff for a week and then I'll be looking to get outside. Probably just send a mass email and see who responds.

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By Marc H
From Lafayette, CO
Nov 12, 2012
The Cathedral Spires in RMNP, left to right: Stiletto, Sharkstooth, Forbidden Tower, Petit Grepon, The Saber, The Foil, The Moon & The Jackknife.
Richard88 wrote:
I tend to think of smoking weed as a prerequisite for my climbing partners...it's not exciting unless you forget to follow through with your knot...adds a little spice to the route In all seriousness your request doesn't seem absurd to me, why not look for a person you get along with, but it's also like looking for a chick....you could wait for the perfect one or you could say f*** it a bone the drunk fat chick at the end of the bar. Some folks have different priorities


Without a doubt the best and most neglected response.

So many places to go, but so few people go.

MP is getting soft. fo realz

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By Richard88
From Sheridan, WY
Nov 12, 2012
piney creek canyon
Marc H wrote:
Without a doubt the best and most neglected response. So many places to go, but so few people go. MP is getting soft. fo realz


Well I'm glad someone around here still has a sense of humor!

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By Old and Busted
From Centennial, CO
Nov 12, 2012
Stabby
My fat chicks comment got yanked. I guess the PC guy didn't read yours through

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By Holyshootdude
Nov 12, 2012
Jonhy Q wrote:
Everyone on this thread is a brat, except you, holierthanthough hypocrite. Your post was not inflammatory at all and added so much to the conversation. Thanks for the contribution.

Hahaha

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