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Re: Vertigo

Post by Witness » Sat Aug 09, 2014 3:43 am

There are venerable precursors:

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Re: Vertigo

Post by Anaxagoras » Sat Aug 09, 2014 5:58 am

Doctor X wrote:Google "Shipwreck Kelly."
Interesting. We seem to be going through a bit of a resurgence in this sort of daredevilry lately.

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As for the Stylites, that's fucked up. I'm a bit skeptical of some of the claims. I seem to remember that Mark Twain wrote something about them and their bizarre practices of "self-mortification".
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Re: Vertigo

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Re: Vertigo

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Re: Vertigo

Post by Doctor X » Thu Aug 28, 2014 5:23 am

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Re: Vertigo

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Re: Vertigo

Post by Witness » Tue Sep 09, 2014 2:55 am

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(Thieved from DocX's album… :oops: It would be nice if the Master of Ceremonies could add it to the local smilies palette.)

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Re: Vertigo

Post by Doctor X » Tue Sep 09, 2014 4:59 am

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--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." --gnome

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Re: Vertigo

Post by Witness » Wed Sep 10, 2014 3:01 am

Stylites not dead:

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Qavtaradze making the 20 minute climb to the top of the rock after praying with others in the monastery at the foot of the cliff. Once he is too frail to use the ladder, he intends to remain at the top until his death.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/1 ... 50192.html

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Re: Vertigo

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Re: Vertigo

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Re: Vertigo

Post by DrMatt » Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:28 am

Vertigo? I dunno, I vasn't vatching venny left.
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Re: Vertigo

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Re: Vertigo

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Re: Vertigo

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Re: Vertigo

Post by Bruce » Sun Oct 12, 2014 2:09 am

Recognize where this was taken from?
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Makes me want too go hang gliding, and I've never been hang gliding.

-- Sat Oct 11, 2014 10:17 pm --

Here's the video. Dayum, what a view.

http://g1.globo.com/rio-de-janeiro/noti ... ampaign=g1
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Re: Vertigo

Post by Anaxagoras » Sun Oct 12, 2014 5:12 am

Bruce wrote:Recognize where this was taken from?
Rio? The big Jesus statue.
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
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Re: Vertigo

Post by Bruce » Sun Oct 12, 2014 11:15 am

Anaxagoras wrote:
Bruce wrote:Recognize where this was taken from?
Rio? The big Jesus statue.
Yep.

His crown of thorns act as lightning rods. :D
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Re: Vertigo

Post by Anaxagoras » Sun Oct 12, 2014 11:31 am

On the hands too.

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A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
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Re: Vertigo

Post by Witness » Tue Oct 14, 2014 4:08 am

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I'm sure Bruce will register for that training… :twisted: