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shortman
6/09/2012
11:14:19 AM
On 6/09/2012 ajfclark wrote:
>I think a greenie's armpit might taste better than XXXX.

Been there, done that. Armpit is definitely better.

shortman
6/09/2012
12:54:28 PM
On 6/09/2012 kieranl wrote:
>I'd say "I hate to be a pedant" but you know that isn't true.
>
Another quote from today.
gfdonc
14/09/2012
1:29:45 PM
"Aid climbing is like sex. Itís exhilarating yet awkward at the get go, but the more you do it the better you get. And once you get married and have babies, I hear itís typically the first thing that goes out the window. "

- lifted from supertopo.com

Miguel75
6/10/2012
10:54:39 PM
A nice quote my wife just shared with me;

I have wept in the night for the
shortness of sight that to
somebody's need made me blind.
But I never have yet felt a tinge of
regret for being a little too kind.

widewetandslippery
8/10/2012
6:00:34 PM
Andy Capp: you can't trust a man who only drinks when he is thirsty.

Cool Hand Lock
9/10/2012
3:03:00 PM
I had a guy come upto me at the KP cliffs last Thursday night, he was a roller blader.

Blade dude: "That looks scary"
Me: "It's not"
Blade dude: "Do you know a guy named Mike Law?"
Me: "Not personally, I know of him."
Blade dude: "I went to uni with him, does he really climb or is he full of shit?"

IdratherbeclimbingM9
6/06/2013
1:00:26 PM
There are some funny posts on Chocky from time to time.
Here is one that I (a balding old-fart), laughed at ...
Context is everything.

>On 5/06/2013 Eduardo Slabovic (stugang) wrote on Picture Gallery ...

>I'm giving it 5 stars cos I know how difficult friends have found dealing with a receding hairline. They >too have done the "rad" sunnies thing and random piercings thing and "the stick a leg in a slot and >pose for a photo" thing. Hope you get something more permanent out of it than them.

>All in all - good on ya for givin it a crack despite your imminent baldness.
mikllaw
6/06/2013
1:53:21 PM
On 9/10/2012 Cool Hand Lock wrote:
>I had a guy come upto me at the KP cliffs last Thursday night, he was a
>roller blader.
>
>Blade dude: "That looks scary"
>Me: "It's not"
>Blade dude: "Do you know a guy named Mike Law?"
>Me: "Not personally, I know of him."
>Blade dude: "I went to uni with him, does he really climb or is he full
>of shit?"

if you see him again, I'm sure you'll know what to tell him
>
kieranl
6/06/2013
1:59:43 PM
From Ruby Wax : "Noone is a star when they're on the toilet"

IdratherbeclimbingM9
3/06/2014
6:58:07 PM
On 2/06/2014 PThomson wrote:
>Obscurity, thy name is Mikl.

Context is the following sentence from his trip report...
ďThis pitch starts up a mega-choss corner, whereby the carrots (to protect the opening moves) force you into the corner, but you really want to climb an awesome groove of good rock 1.5m right.Ē

mallion
5/06/2014
10:03:15 AM
Time was pressing us now. We were very tired and there was still no hint of an end. Looking down we could see Ian using his knees. Mike rebuked him, saying that even if he were bone-weary there was no excuse for such bad technique when climbing. Ian looked up with a mystified air. "Climbing? Who's climbing?" he said. "I'm praying."
Phil Houghton NZ Alpine Journal, 1962.

salty crag
5/06/2014
11:04:16 PM
On 5/06/2014 mallion wrote:
>Time was pressing us now. We were very tired and there was still no hint
>of an end. Looking down we could see Ian using his knees. Mike rebuked
>him, saying that even if he were bone-weary there was no excuse for such
>bad technique when climbing. Ian looked up with a mystified air. "Climbing?
>Who's climbing?" he said. "I'm praying."
>Phil Houghton NZ Alpine Journal, 1962.

Chocky needs a "Like" key.

TomChaff
14/07/2014
7:47:49 PM
My belayer: " Just don't fall for a moment while I light up".

He has since quit, which will be good for my health.
hero
16/07/2014
2:27:51 PM
From a book of neuroplasticity "Dopamine Loves Novelty." I am so getting a T-Shirt that says that.

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