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  • Psychotext 26 Oct 2013 03:47:50 57,663 posts
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    This sort of works: http://pandyland.net/random/?comicid=760456551
  • mal 26 Oct 2013 03:55:38 24,331 posts
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    Clearly a warning to certain forumites:

    http://pandyland.net/random/?comicid=304247190
  • danathjo 27 Oct 2013 06:02:48 7,748 posts
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    Extreme cave diving
  • DaM 27 Oct 2013 09:40:43 14,263 posts
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    I cannot for the life of me see why anyone would do that. Maybe if they came out into a wonderful underground world full of dinosaurs and dusky maidens in furry bikinis....even then I'd need some convincing. And a diet too probably.

    Normal potholing freaks me out a bit, squeezing through the same ridiculous gaps underwater is not extreme, but completely nuts.

    Edited by DaM at 11:19:33 27-10-2013
  • Benno 27 Oct 2013 10:12:15 11,028 posts
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    I heard cave diving is one of the only extreme sports which is considered safer when done alone, as if a partner freaks out they can become a massive danger (i.e. grabbing at you and your breathing apparatus).
  • danathjo 27 Oct 2013 10:41:23 7,748 posts
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    yeah, seriously screw that!
    I'd be pressed to think of anything more stressful than being trapped underground in confined spaces under water *shiver*
  • Deleted user 27 October 2013 10:47:47
    I love diving.
    I like caves - sometimes.

    Cave diving, however, is an activity so far down my list I can't even see it. Absolutely terrifying.
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 27 Oct 2013 11:13:31 42,574 posts
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    I'm claustrophobic. There's no fucking way I'm watching that video.
  • DFawkes 27 Oct 2013 11:27:07 26,162 posts
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    Nope. Nope. Unquantifiable nopes. That just can't be fun.
  • Benno 27 Oct 2013 11:53:42 11,028 posts
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    MrTomFTW wrote:
    I'm claustrophobic. There's no fucking way I'm watching that video.
    Try watching it at the 4:20 mark!
  • Benno 27 Oct 2013 11:55:50 11,028 posts
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    i found this quite amusing
  • Razz 27 Oct 2013 12:22:09 62,319 posts
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  • Tiger_Walts 27 Oct 2013 13:07:33 16,673 posts
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    RedSparrows wrote:
    Cave diving, however, is an activity so far down my list I can't even see it. Absolutely terrifying.
    I get stressed just thinking about it.
  • Razz 27 Oct 2013 13:09:11 62,319 posts
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  • Tiger_Walts 27 Oct 2013 13:24:23 16,673 posts
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    Yeah, that whole worming your way through a tight crevice (matron). Not fun.
  • Benno 27 Oct 2013 13:29:08 11,028 posts
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    Razz wrote:
    whats that from? :S
  • Daddy-Doom-Bar 27 Oct 2013 13:30:07 2,494 posts
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    I'm not claustrophobic so I watched the video. Now I'm claustrophobic. How can anyone do that for fun?
  • senso-ji 27 Oct 2013 13:56:01 6,500 posts
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    Watched that cave diving video. It looks like a boring pastime; I understand why people go diving in the deep sea or climb into caves, as there is an exploration element about them, but sliding through very tiny dark spaces seems to be bordering on the masochistic fetish type of enjoyment. Still, to each their own I suppose.

    Although, in the event of a Zombie apocalypse, there guys will have the ultimate escape plan.
  • ecu 27 Oct 2013 14:00:39 77,905 posts
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    Benno wrote:
    Razz wrote:
    whats that from? :S
    Old ages of the internet. Here's the original story. It's worth reading the whole way through.
  • Dr.Haggard 27 Oct 2013 14:41:19 4,367 posts
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    Nuggets of joy people, read the title!

    I've read a few stories about potholers and cave divers who've got stuck and died, and I'll never forget them. I seem to be cursed with a fascination for things that frighten me, and in this case it's something I find so completely terrifying I can't even think about it without my blood running cold and feeling a sudden desperate urge to get up and walk around!

    So right now I'm debating whether to watch the cave diving video above, when I know I will in the end, and I'm bound to regret it.
  • the_dudefather 27 Oct 2013 15:10:47 9,659 posts
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    Razz wrote:
    "This hole, it was made for me!"

    Edited by the_dudefather at 15:11:34 27-10-2013
  • Syrok Designer, Tarsier Studios 27 Oct 2013 17:39:33 14,092 posts
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    ecureuil wrote:
    Benno wrote:
    Razz wrote:
    whats that from? :S
    Old ages of the internet. Here's the original story. It's worth reading the whole way through.
    Just read all of that. Reading about him trying to squeeze through the hole is almost scarier than the rest!
  • Ziz0u 28 Oct 2013 17:50:31 8,950 posts
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  • snowbored 28 Oct 2013 19:06:17 527 posts
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    Tiger_Walts wrote:
    RedSparrows wrote:
    Cave diving, however, is an activity so far down my list I can't even see it. Absolutely terrifying.
    I get stressed just thinking about it.
    It looks horrendous, absolutely no appeal at all. It's like watching those guys that eat light bulbs and stuff. Puts me all on edge, horrible.

    Any space not big enough to turn around in would freak me out, let alone being under water.
  • localnotail 28 Oct 2013 22:56:47 23,084 posts
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  • MatMan562 29 Oct 2013 00:07:21 2,834 posts
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    "Big rig carrying fruit crashes on 210 Freeway, creates jam"
  • Tiger_Walts 29 Oct 2013 00:14:10 16,673 posts
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    huh_what wrote:
    Pretty sure that entire thing was debunked as being utter bullshit.
    Well... yeah. Of course it was. Great story though, even before the direction changed it was engrossing enough.
  • sirtacos 29 Oct 2013 02:58:10 7,481 posts
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    .

    Edited by sirtacos at 08:09:53 29-10-2013
  • mal 29 Oct 2013 03:40:46 24,331 posts
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    localnotail wrote:
    If you've not been subscribed to Smooth McGroove for at least six months, you're doing it wrong.
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