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  • Totally off-topic: Zip lines

    The newest Geico commercial with the pig on the zip line cracks me up:



    Have you ever done anything like this?
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    "Look at it this way: think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of 'em are stupider than that."

    - George Carlin

    "It shouldn't be expected that people are necessarily doing what they appear to be doing on records."

    - Sir George Martin, All You Need Is Ears

    "The music business will be revitalized by musicians, not the labels or Live Nation. When the musicians decide to put music first, instead of money, the public will flock to the fruits and the scene will be healthy again."

    - Bob Lefsetz, The Lefsetz Letter

  • #2
    My wife was just cracking up at that. Anyway did the zip line thing in the rain forest in costa rica. Highly recommended was a ton of fun.
    Cause sometimes the rhetoric don't go with the contents

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    • #3
      Yeah, they're pretty good fun. Haven't been on one in years though.
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      Originally Posted by FreekishBluesFX


      Let me see you piss on me and I will show you my tits. Well it no work that way. You need to rub my balls first. And balls I mean testicles

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      • #4
        no, but my girlfriend loves pigs. she loved that post
        Originally Posted by Naterel "All bands suck period"

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        • #5
          I used to be a zip line fiend... we'd jump off the platform and do a half-backflip and wrap our legs around the strap and ride the thing while hanging upside down - and facing backwards. Just make sure you do a sit-up before you get to the end of the line...

          The pig commercial is really similar to one of the places where I used to do that... it was probably a 1,200' line that ran across a pine tree-filled canyon with a good 300' of air below you at the center. LOADS of fun - if you ever have the opportunity to try it, I highly recommend it. It's a blast.
          **********

          "Look at it this way: think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of 'em are stupider than that."

          - George Carlin

          "It shouldn't be expected that people are necessarily doing what they appear to be doing on records."

          - Sir George Martin, All You Need Is Ears

          "The music business will be revitalized by musicians, not the labels or Live Nation. When the musicians decide to put music first, instead of money, the public will flock to the fruits and the scene will be healthy again."

          - Bob Lefsetz, The Lefsetz Letter

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          • #6
            HA, like most commercials; the content within the ad has no relation to the product whatsoever
            Decolonize

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            • #7
              never been, but it looks fun
              Originally Posted by OverDriven


              That is probably the single most ****************ed up thing I've ever seen posted on HCAF. Congrats.



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              • #8
                Done it. In the rain in Puerto Vallarta. It was fun, but all of our clothes were ruined.
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                • #9
                  Ahhh damn that pig is annoying. It'd be better if it had a deep manly voice, yelling like he's been stabbed.
                  He was killed in the ring in Houston. By Tex Colorado. You know, the Arizona Assassin.

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                  Originally Posted by Dolf


                  Decode: saying the things you wish you could say but you have tact.



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                  • #10
                    Down Fremont St in Las Vegas.

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                    • #11
                      I did it at a small place near St. Louis, and even that was a lot of fun. I can only imagine how much more fun it would be doing it some place like in that commercial.
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                      • #12
                        I built one when I was a kid.
                        http://rosecassidy.bandcamp.com

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                        • #13
                          Did it in Costa Rica too. Zip line to a waterfall/cliff jump. Some guy in our group slipped off the rocks and fell about 15 ft onto rocks and then rolled into the water. Me and the guides had to basically lift/push him back up the rocks and then the ladders up to the zip line (only way out). Probably had a broken hip. Very scary to see.

                          But the zip line part was amazing.
                          MAN for that kind of thing U got to go Back to the Old boxes from back when!! In those days we would bring are AMPS to the lake and wnen U tilt the Cab down by the water U can see the ****************in DENT it made! With the waves coming off it and Everything ****************!!!!! NOwadays they all play in there Dens and home bars or watever kind of **************** they get up to

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                          • #14
                            I did one at the Olympic training center in park city, Utah. It was where they do the ski jump...so awesome

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                            • #15
                              That looks like so much fun.
                              Originally Posted by Rainer Maria Rilke


                              Sound, no longer measurable
                              with sense of hearing. As if that tone
                              outstripping us on every side
                              were space maturing.

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