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Re: Oops...

Postby RedSky » Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:59 am

What a complete amateur! This sort of thing happens to me all the time. Just let the bar go, drop the kite to the ground, detached the lines, bar drops to the ground, job done, easy.

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Re: Oops...

Postby FLandOBX » Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:31 am

"......Like a Bridge over Troubled Waters....." :chorus:

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Re: Oops...

Postby foilholio » Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:18 am

Surprise by bridge.

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Re: Oops...

Postby kitelife » Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:13 am

Kiteloop out of it.

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Re: Oops...

Postby Matteo V » Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:59 pm

The power lines look like they are train switching communication lines, and not high voltage lines.

Still, I think you could claim that that bridge just jumped out in front of you. Maybe there is even a broken beer bottle near the tracks where you could claim the bridge may have been drinking.

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Re: Oops...

Postby grigorib » Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:38 pm

Poor Rally

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Re: Oops...

Postby JakeFarley » Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:42 pm

"Whisky bottle, brand new kite, bridge you're in my way"


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