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Apr 11, 2010
too many fatasses flailing on holds and talking about chili night...that sucks. Kilroywashere!
From Harrisonburg, Virginia
Joined Oct 27, 2009
287 points
Apr 13, 2010
Batman Pinnacle
Route ratings that are absurdly inflated. I don't hate this so much as find it irritating that people claim to be a 5.10 climber but flail hopelessly when I take them outside on a 5.6. Scott O
From California
Joined Mar 30, 2010
26 points
Apr 13, 2010
sums it up:

Best response i have ever seen on a climbing website.
From Wetumpka, Alabama
Joined Feb 10, 2010
35 points
Apr 29, 2013
Mystical Weapons.
I love this thread. Alex Bury
From Ojai, CA
Joined Jun 29, 2012
1,734 points
Apr 30, 2013
Elliptical Seasons at Devil's Head
too much dubstep. dano72
From Colorado Springs, CO
Joined Jun 2, 2012
5 points
Apr 30, 2013
Coffee after freezing our asses off near James Pea...
dano72 wrote:
too much dubstep.

Not a fan of dubstep myself, and I've given quite a lot of it a listen. I prefer techno or EBM in the climbing gym, ja.
From Colorado Springs, Colorado
Joined Jan 1, 2001
1,533 points
Apr 30, 2013
Gyms are inside... and that's a huge problem for me. Bob Dobalina
Joined Jun 2, 2009
178 points
Apr 30, 2013
Drinking with Moses
I hate that the gyms delude me into thinking I can send any 5.12 that I get on outside. So cruel. Dangerous too, I might end up on Southern Belle and eff up both of my legs. doak
From boulder, co
Joined Oct 1, 2007
99 points
Apr 30, 2013
i like gyms todd w
Joined May 5, 2008
2 points
Apr 30, 2013
The smell

From Bolder, CO
Joined Sep 14, 2011
22 points
Apr 30, 2013
Gyms suck all around! If I cant climb outside, I dont want to climb indoors because its a gym and there is always a bunch of gumby idiots, bad music and horribly set routes that makes me wish I would have just went straight to the bar and spent my day pass fees on an extra couple of beers! If you dont live anywhere near real rock, I can see enjoying a gym...but to someone that lives 30 minutes from over 2000 boulder routes and hundreds of roped routes, its like masturbating to a porn while a hot chick is naked, ready and willing right in front of you!!! Brad Caldwell
From Deep in the Jocassee Gorges
Joined May 22, 2010
1,368 points
Apr 30, 2013
Brad Caldwell wrote:
Gyms suck all around! its like masturbating to a porn while a hot chick is naked, ready and willing right in front of you!!!

But what if you're both masturbating? That sounds fun! I like the gym now...
Sir Wanksalot
From County Jail
Joined Sep 29, 2011
14 points
Apr 30, 2013
The dude that runs it is kinda mean. He doesn't seem to like people. And then also, I would climb outside, but I don't know who to climb with.. And plus, the nearest place to climb is like 45+ minutes away. Matt R
From Downingtown, PA
Joined Jan 5, 2013
0 points
May 1, 2013
Castleton Summit Sunset
The thing I hate most about plasticgyms is the, um, gym. Josh Cameron
From Moab, Colorado
Joined Nov 29, 2010
1,459 points
May 2, 2013
Alexander B. wrote:
I love this thread.

The thing I hate most about gyms is thread resurrection from three years ago.
David Gibbs
From Ottawa, ON
Joined Aug 18, 2010
9 points

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