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    Sherlock Holmes once said "Rule out that which is impossible and everything lest, no matter how improbabble, is true."

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    I was a bold skydiver.

    Note WAS.


    No, not a hope in hell...never again...

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    now then......, who was it, at a recent get-together in west Wales, who said something like "I reckon I could ride my bike accross Striding Edge!!"?????, seem to remember he had a scout badge on his pack????????

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    I dunno Dave, but I reckon that there'll be a couple of good quotes flying about tomorrow!

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    ...and bodies and pancreases flying as well.....have u told her yet?

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    No pancreases but my spleen is split!

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    But have you confessed what you did yet?

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    Oh yes and Mrs F is cool with it. She's even seen the pictures too AND saw all the ropes and helmets and gear so was quite happy.

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    "why are we goin up here when we could go round there?" "cos we'd miss this fun bit"

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    "you'll like this bit".......... "wish you'd stop saying that"

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    "never seen a thigh jam before!"

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    "This is some useage of the word fun I was previously unaware of."



    And the others are all true...as promised!

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    Thigh jam?

    Ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

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    How do you get out of a thigh jam?

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    Depends who is in there with you I suppose......my coat is ready...

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    It wasn't pretty; basically it was designed to hold the body in position whilst I found two new hand-holds and a new foot-hold at the same time.

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    Hmmmm.... sounds rather slug like.

    You've only got to watch a baby going upstairs and see that maintaining three points of contact is something we're born with, and you threw it all away.

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    I hear that Alex was attempting FIVE at one point...and the other was wasn't his head or teeth or tongue!!!

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    Ahhhhhhhh, no that was Dave Hudson...I had to look away at that point. I was embarrased!

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    I shall avoid the rather obvious remarks about jamming it in a ...................
    and leave that to John

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