Introducing Me

Need a climbing partner? Trying to form a hiking group for an outing?
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Re: Introducing Me

Postby wildlobo71 » Wed Jan 16, 2013 10:48 am

evaunitross wrote:Hi guys and girls,

I'm hoping to meet some friendly/cool/non-ego driven people to hike and/or camp with in the coming months.


I am, too... welcome aboard!
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Re: Introducing Me

Postby sgladbach » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:52 am

evaunitross wrote:I'm hoping to meet some friendly/cool/non-ego driven people to hike and/or camp with in the coming months.


Don't look in the climbing community!!! All we are is Ego. (And, as an omniscient being, I should know!)

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Re: Introducing Me

Postby Matt Lemke » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:53 am

Welcome to the correct site for the Colorado area :wink:
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Re: Introducing Me

Postby IMOUTDOORS » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:55 am

New to the Forum here. My winter BC partner has crapped out on me. Looking for a some people for some ski decents in the next few months. I live in Edwards CO.
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Re: Introducing Me

Postby BenfromtheEast » Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:10 pm

Your 14ers.com experience will be far more enjoyable if you have an avatar (profile picture). IMOUTDOORS, I encourage you to use your post handstand Blanca picture. Nice work.
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Re: Introducing Me

Postby wildlobo71 » Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:46 pm

evaunitross wrote:Avatar uploaded :) Anyone who recognizes that gets 100 cool points.

Just to be clear, egos are fine with me. We all have them. But being ego-driven on the other hand, is lame. By ego-driven I mean guys like my coworker. Here's a convo we had this morning:

Ego-driven d-bag: I feel so strong today. I went running for the first time since moving to CO yesterday and I totally crushed it!!

Me: Oh that's cool! Good job. I love running, especially here.

E-D D-B: How far can you run? I ran about four miles in like 20 minutes.

Me: Oh I don't think I can run quite that fast. I'd say more like 3 miles in a half hour.

E-D D-B: Oh that's nothing man! You've lived here longer than me dude, time to step up your game.

Me: K.

Anyway I'm not judgmental in general, but I'm keenly aware of what motivates other people, and if your motivations are to feel like you're better than someone else, then you are lame. Every forum is packed with ego-driven people because forums allow people to "correct" other people and it gives them an anonymous way to show how much smarter or cooler or stronger or more experienced they are than other people. I've never seen more of that than when I was posting on a fishkeeping forum. Yikes! LOL

Anyway back to work. Thanks for the responses guys! :)


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Re: Introducing Me

Postby Lemmiwinks » Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:39 pm

Hey evaunitross, how many snowflakes do you have.....?

NONE?!?!?

Oh that's nothing man! You've lived here longer than me dude, time to step your game up.

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Re: Introducing Me

Postby speth » Wed Jan 16, 2013 3:40 pm

evaunitross wrote:Avatar uploaded :) Anyone who recognizes that gets 100 cool points.


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Re: Introducing Me

Postby bking14ers » Wed Jan 16, 2013 3:54 pm

Hi Evaunitross. You said that you hiked in the Black Canyon area last year. I accidently stumbled across that area also last year. I want to go back at some point and check it out. Look's awsome.
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Re: Introducing Me

Postby mtgirl » Wed Jan 16, 2013 3:56 pm

I'd invite you along on my adventures, but you would hold me back and not be able to match my pace because I am amazing at everything I do. Step up your game, and we will talk. :bow: :lol:
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Re: Introducing Me

Postby TallGrass » Wed Jan 16, 2013 3:57 pm

evaunitross wrote:Avatar uploaded :) Anyone who recognizes that gets 100 cool points.
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Re: Introducing Me

Postby 12ersRule » Wed Jan 16, 2013 4:52 pm

evaunitross wrote: I've never seen more of that than when I was posting on a fishkeeping forum. Yikes! LOL



Welcome aboard! I really want to know more about this fishkeeping forum. Was it all about being the biggest fish in a small pond? Need details!

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