. . Have you, or would you ever . . .

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Post by Rabbitz »

There is one reason and one reason alone why I won't jump (and if you knew me you would know I have done plenty of adrenalin stuff).

The reason is, I know that one jump is all it would take to get hooked.

Once you jump regularly you are simply flying (or falling I suppose :) ) in the face of the odds - the more jumps the bigger the odds something will go wrong...
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Rabbitz wrote:There is one reason and one reason alone why I won't jump (and if you knew me you would know I have done plenty of adrenalin stuff).

The reason is, I know that one jump is all it would take to get hooked.

Once you jump regularly you are simply flying (or falling I suppose :) ) in the face of the odds - the more jumps the bigger the odds something will go wrong...
If you actually believe that logic — the longer you do something the more likely is the chance that something will go wrong — then at what point are you going to stop flying in commercial jetliners or driving a car to avoid being involved in a fatal accident?

I may be possessed of a fatalistic attitude, but I believe that when it's your time to go you're gonna go and it doesn't matter what you are doing or how many (or how few) times you have already done it before.
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Post by Rabbitz »

Bill,

I am not actually scared of dying... Once the lights are out they are out.

What I am scared about is getting badly damaged and becoming a burden on others.

Anecdotally it appears that more experienced sky divers get hurt or killed than beginners - take from that what you will.

(Still not going to risk getting hooked, regardless of how much fun I just KNOW it is)
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I already have issues with heights, no way I'm jumping out of a plane.
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Not voluntarily! Only if the plane is going to crash and it is the only hope of survival!
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never have but Will someday,



I *Have* been on the wing of an Aeroplane while it was doing stunts :)

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ragtopW wrote:never have but Will someday,



I *Have* been on the wing of an Aeroplane while it was doing stunts :)
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The older I get the more chickensh!t I get. So no. egads no. :o
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