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Re: Classic Idiot...

Postby PullStrings » Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:57 am

Looks like that's the bar in the video....old fashion type QR.....pull the red webbing to yank out the metal pin and open up CL

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Re: Classic Idiot...

Postby RedSky » Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:05 am

Great location! No one was hurt, funny!

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Re: Classic Idiot...

Postby downunder » Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:14 am

Nah, this is nothing comparing to my local.

To believe that all kiters will learn to release with lightning speed is, well, quite optimistic. It's a joke, really, not to say something worse.

Toby, I think it is quite harsh to call someone a "Classic Idiot" when that person is obviously an older age guy with poor reflexes and judgement.

This is not the kiteforum I wan't to be a part of. Sorry.

Something has changed on this forum. I think I know what but will keep it for myself.
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Re: Classic Idiot...

Postby Toby » Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:27 am

He should be in that position in the first place.

You know when you have to release you already made a mistake.

This is just asking for it.
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Re: Classic Idiot...

Postby NorthernKitesAus » Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:43 am

Was he trying to launch, land, what!? Is that a lake? Ooooh... lakes... hmmm not good.

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Re: Classic Idiot...

Postby downunder » Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:51 am

Hmmm,

Toby, this is exactly why I do not want to be here any more. Remember, we did see your vid's in the same situation or even worse. You were lucky not to injure yourself.

Sorry, you are not right on this occasion, imo. The recent changes are subtle but...

PS

I do not see the lake? Who is seeing the lake?
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Re: Classic Idiot...

Postby Toby » Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:53 am

BTW, I had a more or less similar situation (palm tree caught my kite)

I call myself an idiot too !

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Re: Classic Idiot...

Postby gator1 » Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:57 am

This guy gets my king of the air vote

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Re: Classic Idiot...

Postby sarc » Wed Jan 23, 2019 1:00 pm

downunder wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:51 am
Hmmm,

Toby, this is exactly why I do not want to be here any more. Remember, we did see your vid's in the same situation or even worse. You were lucky not to injure yourself.

Sorry, you are not right on this occasion, imo. The recent changes are subtle but...

PS

I do not see the lake? Who is seeing the lake?
Downunder but you are STILL here! Inquiring minds need to know why :bye: ...

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Re: Classic Idiot...

Postby iriejohn » Wed Jan 23, 2019 1:24 pm

downunder wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:14 am
Nah, this is nothing comparing to my local.

To believe that all kiters will learn to release with lightning speed is, well, quite optimistic. It's a joke, really, not to say something worse.

Toby, I think it is quite harsh to call someone a "Classic Idiot" when that person is obviously an older age guy with poor reflexes and judgement.

This is not the kiteforum I wan't to be a part of. Sorry.

Something has changed on this forum. I think I know what but will keep it for myself.
If someone is "an older age guy with poor reflexes and judgement" he has a duty to compensate for his known deficiencies and therefore be extra careful about what he does! What exactly do you not understand about this?

By the same token, I suppose you believe that the below very old idiot should be excused from being entirely to blame for the potentially fatal accident he caused because he got "blinded by the sun" but nonetheless pulled out in front of another vehicle?

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/h ... 33876.html

Age is not an excuse.


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