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Insatiable fire-faerie (Angie)BRONZE Member
member
150 posts
Location: Dunoon, Argyll, Scotland,U.K


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I was just talking with a freind Elli about a Parachute jump I did recently (totally amazin..Im hooked) and we were just wondering what other crazy/or not so crazy things you guys got up to other than Poi/Fire etc!(Would you class Fire Poi as being an extreme sport??)Love and happy spinninAngie x
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[This message has been edited by Angie (edited 07 October 2001).]

"You've got red on you!" Shaun of the Dead


Knagimember
397 posts
Location: Brunswick, Ohio


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SCUBA DIVING!
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We are all in the cosmic movie. That means the day you die you watch your whole life repeating for eternity. So you'd better have some good things happen in there and have a fitting climax. --Jim MorrisonIt's going to come from a direction you didn't predict at a moment of chaos which you didn't see coming. -- NYC


krystiemember
22 posts
Location: Saratoga, CA, USA


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I play the bagpipes
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Oh and make chainmail
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Kris

EyeStormmember
54 posts
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada


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I buy little metal miniatures and paint 'em.And I read sci-fi......
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That's crazy enough, right?

((m/)) --==EyeStorm==--


adamricepoo-bah
1,015 posts
Location: Austin TX USA


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Gator wrestling. Team javelin-throwing. Tightrope basketball. Redneck-taunting.

Laugh while you can, monkey-boy


Gruffmember
106 posts
Location: Gloucester


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Hows about unicycle hockey?Crazy enough?

xaedamember
129 posts
Location: Sydney, Australia


Posted:
seeing as I'm doing an allnight geek mission after stomping out after a trivial argument and forgetting my house key....this seems like a good time to talk about doing 'crazy' things
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I used to play unihockey too, Gruff
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and I went on huge offroad unicycle downhill death missions ;-) I occassionally still do when I'm in wellington, that place has great hills. I have a bad habit of walking the streets in the middle of the night and getting harrassed by police patrols who think I'm some kind of damsel-in-distress needing to be saved. If I lived in a bigger/more interesting city maybe this would count as 'crazy' ;-) I study philosophy......now that's definitely crazy. I take public transport when I don't need to go anywhere, just for the ride. I often crack all the bones in my body and get bitchslapped by my friends for creeping them out. I write songs, play guitar, cook fantastic vego food, sew my own clothes. and i spend a lot of time in my hammock, staring at the blue blue blue sky.x

the memories fire, the rhythm falls slow....


foobaaspinning for ages
125 posts
Location: Christchurch


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Well I can't say that I have played unihockey, but I have often been Muni cycling (mtbiking on a unicycle).Angie, you will have a real problem with skydiving.....it is just too addictive!! So muc of a rush the first few times and then there is sooo much challenge learning all sorts of new things!! Xeada I used to wander the streets in the middle of the night too...but I often did it on the unicycle...people see you at 3 or 4 in the morning and just totally bug out...probably thinking they are dreaming...Other than that...well what do you class as extreme sport?? I mountainbike (a lot!!), I whitewater kayak, ice climbing, rock climbing, juggle fire clubs, snowboard, mountain running, do endurance adventure racing, skydive etc...anything that involves adreniline...well count me in!!!!

fe fi foo fun


Fire Princessmember
130 posts
Location: London/Brighton, UK


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Hmmm, sky-diving, bungee-jumping, skiing, rock-climbing, abseiling, potholing, 'adventure caving', mountaineering, white water rafting/canoeing/kayaking, mountain-biking, surfing (weeeell, standing up, wobbling a bit and falling in), sea kayaking...thassit I think.I can never scuba because I had asthma when I was little
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Princess x

foobaaspinning for ages
125 posts
Location: Christchurch


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Ooooh Fire Princess...you sound like my sorta person...would so love to get out and play with ya...but you just happen to be half a world away
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fe fi foo fun


melissaBRONZE Member
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156 posts
Location: madagascar, USA


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i hunt for fungi and bugs

Blackbirdmember
337 posts
Location: London UK


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I go to school 6 days a week. Crazy enough?

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space cadetmember
19 posts
Location: Minneapolis


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Make kooky electronic music with some kooky kids.(psst. )Try to make as much art as possible.I'm trying to make a living as a theatre tech and a sound designer (which basically leaves me in abject poverty), I play with computers and go clubbin' with rivetheads.yep.

space cadetmember
19 posts
Location: Minneapolis


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thppt. no html. oops.

DJ DantanaBRONZE Member
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1,495 posts
Location: Stillwater, Ok. USA


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I climb rocks and trees, make primitive armor and weapons, spit fire, climb in caves, throw knives, shoot guns, walk in the woods/mountains at night, (sometimes with no flashlight), with bears, wolves, mountain lions, panthers, poisonouse snakes, ticks(blood sucking arachnids), and deadly spiders, did I miss anything? oh yea sometimes there are non native animals like lions and tigers that excape from zoos and like to roam around down here too. The highest concentration of Black Bear in Oklahoma is where my parents live right now in south eastern Oklahoma(where I grew up)... They also started releasing endangered species into the wild to help their numbers...things like pigmie rattle snakes, and certain scorpions. I got charged (mouth open, fangs extended)by a water moccasin (poisonous snake, can be very agresive) and luckilly I had a 22 revolver, I shot him just before he swam close enough to bite me, I knew I would only get one shot...what a rush. very close call. I was realy far out in the hills and would have been in big trouble (read DEAD). Oh yea, I almost forgot to mention all the crazy hill folk that live down there (close to the arkansas border). growing up around them can be an adventureouse sport....ducking bullets from AK-47s....two seperate non-related occations...

we eat and we drink and we smoke and we try!


elliwmember
25 posts
Location: lincolnshire


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heeeey Angie you posted the topic, cool! im really desperate to get into some extreme sports as im really into adrenlaline rushes.by the sounds of it Fire Princess, you've got the right idea.im going down to Cornwall or maybe Devon to do some surfing for my birthday. i really want to learn before i go to oz as i want to surf when i go traveling. Tell you what is a good adrenaline rush thats a good hardcore mosh pit, you do get pretty bruised but crowd surfing is the best, my fav time was to the red hot chilli peppers.id also like to try rock climbing, absailing, down hill mountain bicking(only trouble is you have to get to the top) and so much other stuff. ellie.------------------little miss firefly, burning bright,lights your way all through the night.

little miss firefly, burning bright,lights your way all through the night.


Ignitusmember
1 post
Location: Michigan, U.S.A.


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I am an expert yo-yoist. I can do some crazy spin-top tricks. I throw around diabolos, solid loop and normal. And I juggle.
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-Ignitus

Shadowblademember
57 posts
Location: Essex England


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Parachuting, fun but i dont get as much as a rush now (old hat and all)

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i vote Republican. how's that for crazy?(ha ha j/k)

Gruffmember
106 posts
Location: Gloucester


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Diddnt want to say this for freakin you guys out but I do a bit of human regurgitation with razor blades and string.AAARRRGH!!!!

purplegirlmember
16 posts
Location: New Zealand


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I have a milking goat... that's kindda crazy... i guess...I'm off to ride my horse for the first time in about 6 months... please wish me luck

I'm not mad, I just have my own specialised version of sanity


Fungimember
7 posts
Location: Dunedin, New Zealand


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I'm into heaps of crazy stuff similar to Foobaa and Fire Princess - rock on.but other crazy stuff that i can think of that i dont think are mentioned are, snowboarding behind a car at the beach, sled riding on the farm behind a fourwheeler, ultimate game, mud slides, whitewater bodyboarding, orienteering, tree climbing and doing gardening for my grandma.oh, and melissa im scared...

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I go to school
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rock climbing, abseiling, hikingi want to scuba dive

catboymember
167 posts
Location: leicester, england


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i race classic minis against some really big old american cars... i regularly get squished by cars 4 times my size, and 8 times my weight... thats quite mad i guess, especially at 130mphi also have a pet wild cat (yep., totally wild appart from eating cat food) who sleeps on the end of my bed. sleeping with feet out the end of the duvet is quickly becoming an extreme sport in my house

you can take the cat out of the jungle, but you cant take the jungle out of the cat


Gavinmember
3 posts
Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent, UK


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Origami

vanizeSILVER Member
Carpal \'Tunnel
3,899 posts
Location: Austin, Texas, USA


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I used to sail a lot, mostly in heavy air. But then I destroyed my catameran in a day of 30 knot winds and 6 foot surf last year. It was an old Hobie 16 and not worth that much, but I still miss her
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I'll buy a new one when I finish my Ph.D. and start getting paid a real salary.Working on my dissertation is making me certifiably crazy. Does that count?I also used to crew on a racing yacht. That tends to be either totally nuts or completely boring.I surf, but that is really only crazy when I go to Hawaii for the winter or during a hurricane (yee-haw!).I go to Burningman and Burning Flipside (the local Texas burn - finest regional burn there is) and spend much of the year and much of my money getting ready for them. I go completely crazy when I'm there.Some people would call playing Dungeons and Dragon and building scale models crazy, especially if they saw the level of detail I put into both. (ok, I'm a geek, so sue me)I like to drive my car really fast. She'll go faster than 140 mph, but I don't know how much faster because that is where the speedometer stops.I tend date more than one women at the same time and am totally up front about it with all of them. Now THAT is crazy! (expensive too)

-v-

Wiederstand ist Zwecklos!


PeleBRONZE Member
the henna lady
6,193 posts
Location: WNY, USA


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White water rafting, free hand rock climbing, car racing, herpetology (that is snakes and reptile stuff...love those snakes), I am a single mother of a six year old boy and I teach first grade to an autistic, physically violent child.------------------Pele Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir...https://www.pyromorph.com

Pele
Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK


PoiGodmember
3 posts
Location: Grove City, Oh USA


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Outside of my circle of fire I'm pretty boring i guess I'm a musician (bassoon and trumpet) and I perform for $$ stage vocal whatever suits my fancy for the time.. I wanna learn to surf and skydive but ive never got the chance

Shouden-CrDSILVER Member
Veteran Member
495 posts
Location: Tampa, FL, USA


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I enjoy, bike riding, blading, surfing, and programming....hmm..the only time programming involves adrenaline is when I get upset and throw the computer out the third story window.CRD

-=razyRaverude=-


AjtagThe occasional one...
445 posts
Location: nottingham


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well i think i top the lot .... i do poi

There are 10 types of people, those who understand binary and those who dont.
Enjoy - A


CharlesBRONZE Member
Corporate Circus Arts Entertainer
3,989 posts
Location: Auckland, New Zealand


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Ok, Ok, i better get in while some of the things haven't been taken yet..Right... - Skydiving (taken) - Skydiving through a RAINCLOUD!(OUCH) - Muni - (taken) - Rockclimbing (taken) - Getting engaged (scary scary scary) - Making adult balloon animals - Live poetry reading (my own stuff) - Being a moderator on the same board as Superman!!!!!!!!!! - Dislocating elbow while doing firestaff - Tapping people on one shoulder and then hiding (done as often as possible). - Going down a set of mobile wooden stage steps on my unicycle (the steps kept moving a little whenever i hit each step - I'm not doing that one again).Cheers------------------Charles (INFERNO)newdolbel@hotmail.comhttps://juggling.co.nz

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