Liquid Mountaineering

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Liquid Mountaineering

Postby simser74 » Tue Aug 24, 2010 8:01 pm

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Re: Liquid Mountaineering

Postby Alby426 » Tue Aug 24, 2010 8:07 pm

Jesus lives :lol:
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Re: Liquid Mountaineering

Postby Freeze » Tue Aug 24, 2010 8:49 pm

Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.
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Re: Liquid Mountaineering

Postby Carl » Tue Aug 24, 2010 10:14 pm

I want my 6 minutes back.
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Re: Liquid Mountaineering

Postby coloradokevin » Tue Aug 24, 2010 10:33 pm

Looks stupid, and fake. I wonder if we can send them a bill for our time? Six of us have replied so far, and the video was 3:13 minutes long. We should be up to 19.3 billable minutes so far!

EDITED TO ADD:

Okay, I just watched the second video... so, now I've wasted 6 minutes of my time, just to confirm that this was actually fake. Guess I need to type up a second invoice for these people.
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Liquid Mountaineering

Postby ameristrat » Wed Oct 24, 2012 2:07 pm

Has anyone seen this video? Pretty funny.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oe3St1GgoHQ
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Re: Liquid Mountaineering

Postby SES_17 » Wed Oct 24, 2012 2:40 pm

Hmmm, my definition of "liquid mountaineering" is quite a bit different than theirs.
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Re: Liquid Mountaineering

Postby mrmuffins00 » Wed Oct 24, 2012 2:46 pm

Okay, I just watched the second video... so, now I've wasted 6 minutes of my time, just to confirm that this was actually fake. Guess I need to type up a second invoice for these people.


Heads up i currently bill at about 60 an hour.
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Re: Liquid Mountaineering

Postby michaelgrundy » Wed Oct 24, 2012 2:47 pm

Yeah, they actually did a "Mythbusters" episode on this and showed that it was completely fake. The way to replicate the result is to put a plexiglass bridge just under the surface of the water...
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Re: Liquid Mountaineering

Postby its_not_a_tuba » Wed Oct 24, 2012 2:55 pm

I came here hoping to see ice climbing videos. I leave solidly disappointed.
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Re: Liquid Mountaineering

Postby Doug Shaw » Wed Oct 24, 2012 3:38 pm

its_not_a_tuba wrote:I came here hoping to see ice climbing videos. I leave solidly disappointed.


I came here to see someone climbing large piles of readily-available cash.

Perhaps we are both due for a refresher on the original meaning of the term "liquid".
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Re: Liquid Mountaineering

Postby Jim Davies » Wed Oct 24, 2012 3:43 pm

I was expecting this to be another beer thread.
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