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mirocu
QUOTE(McBadgere @ Jun 14 2016, 02:03 PM) *

QUOTE(Mirocu)

We Who Do Not Start Over


biggrin.gif


Pffft... rolleyes.gif ...A wonder you get anything done properly then... tongue.gif ...

biggrin.gif biggrin.gif biggrin.gif biggrin.gif

We Who Do Everything Perfect From The Beginning cool.gif


Btw, thanks for visiting me yesterday! Tried to talk to you but you just scampered away into the woods dry.gif
McBadgere
Well, that's just the way I am...Just here and there so quick, like lightning...Oh yeah...Pfffft-pffft...Sheah!... biggrin.gif ...

Perfect from the beginning?...Not unless you are Kylie Minogue... wink.gif ...

Wait, you're not Kylie, are you?...Oh no... blink.gif ohmy.gif ...I bloody hope not... huh.gif ...
mALX
QUOTE(mirocu @ Jun 14 2016, 09:09 AM) *

Btw, thanks for visiting me yesterday! Tried to talk to you but you just scampered away into the woods dry.gif


You saw a badger? A McBadger? A wild beast? What?


laugh.gif



McBadgere
Well, I do get around... biggrin.gif ...
Callidus Thorn
QUOTE(McBadgere @ Jun 14 2016, 06:55 PM) *

Perfect from the beginning?...Not unless you are Kylie Minogue... wink.gif ...

Wait, you're not Kylie, are you?...Oh no... blink.gif ohmy.gif ...I bloody hope not... huh.gif ...


I'm gonna have to second this. Especially that last part laugh.gif
mirocu
QUOTE(mALX @ Jun 14 2016, 07:57 PM) *

QUOTE(mirocu @ Jun 14 2016, 09:09 AM) *

Btw, thanks for visiting me yesterday! Tried to talk to you but you just scampered away into the woods dry.gif


You saw a badger? A McBadger? A wild beast? What?


laugh.gif

I saw a wild beast, specifically a badger, whose name was McBadger biggrin.gif

QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jun 15 2016, 09:37 AM) *

QUOTE(McBadgere @ Jun 14 2016, 06:55 PM) *

Perfect from the beginning?...Not unless you are Kylie Minogue... wink.gif ...

Wait, you're not Kylie, are you?...Oh no... blink.gif ohmy.gif ...I bloody hope not... huh.gif ...


I'm gonna have to second this. Especially that last part laugh.gif

If I am; Headlines!! Kylie Minogue likes Korean girls!! laugh.gif
McBadgere
laugh.gif ...

On another note...

Ah, when the humidity appears to be about 6000% and you have to wear the waterproofs in order to be jetwashing the silage shed...Yay work...
mirocu
What? Do people still work these days? hehe.gif
McBadgere
*Sniff*... huh.gif ...

Uh...and indeed...-huh... wink.gif ..
mirocu
I bet people in the 1800s thought people in the 2000s wouldnīt have to work anymore tongue.gif
Callidus Thorn
A random haiku
What am I referring to:
It's snowing on Mount Fuji
mirocu
QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jun 15 2016, 04:33 PM) *

A random haiku
What am I referring to:
It's snowing on Mount Fuji

Yes mellow.gif
Callidus Thorn
Was bored, thought I'd ask.

'Tis one of those days...
mirocu
QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jun 15 2016, 04:45 PM) *

Was bored, thought I'd ask.

'Tis one of those days...

Oh, it was a question? rollinglaugh.gif


Sorry, canīt answer! Off to look at girls old cars and motorcycles! biggrin.gif
Callidus Thorn
QUOTE(mirocu @ Jun 15 2016, 03:49 PM) *

QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jun 15 2016, 04:45 PM) *

Was bored, thought I'd ask.

'Tis one of those days...

Oh, it was a question? rollinglaugh.gif


Might have been hehe.gif

QUOTE(mirocu @ Jun 15 2016, 03:49 PM) *

Sorry, canīt answer! Off to look at girls old cars and motorcycles! biggrin.gif


Hmm, I'd be looking at the struck-through, but, as they say; whatever gets you there

IPB Image
mALX
QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jun 15 2016, 10:33 AM) *

A random haiku
What am I referring to:
It's snowing on Mount Fuji



Volcanic ash?


Tellie
MALXIE smile.gif and everyone else. I am BACK from the Himalayas, and MAN was it an awesome trip (and terrible at the same time) I must have lost nearly 20 kilos during the trip. Worth every penny
McBadgere
Well hello there!... biggrin.gif ...

I am glad you are back safe!...

I have always wanted to go to the foot of the Himalayas, possibly within eyeshot of Everest, just so I can go..."Well, I saw it!..."...And that'd do me reet good...

The same with the earlier mentioned Mt Fuji...Just go to that plain, look at the place and go, "Nice, I'm off..."...

biggrin.gif ...

Ah, the life of adventure...Crave this, I do not... laugh.gif ...

And yet, Himalayas, why so awesome yet terrible?...
Tellie
QUOTE(McBadgere @ Jun 15 2016, 10:08 PM) *

Well hello there!... biggrin.gif ...

I am glad you are back safe!...

I have always wanted to go to the foot of the Himalayas, possibly within eyeshot of Everest, just so I can go..."Well, I saw it!..."...And that'd do me reet good...

The same with the earlier mentioned Mt Fuji...Just go to that plain, look at the place and go, "Nice, I'm off..."...

biggrin.gif ...

Ah, the life of adventure...Crave this, I do not... laugh.gif ...

And yet, Himalayas, why so awesome yet terrible?...



Hmm...awesome because you're standing on the summit of the eight highest mountain in the world at 8,163 metres above sea level. The view is amazing, and the feeling of personal accomplishment can't really be put into words.

Terrible because: Cold, windy, High Altitude which if you're lucky will induce at best: headaches, nausea, bouts of stomach sickness (the runs). You're body is essentially dying above 8000 metres, you taking ten steps can take you twenty minutes. You're just about incapable of sleeping, everything feels like it weighs a ton, you have no hunger what so ever...but fortunately it's all worth it.
Callidus Thorn
QUOTE(mALX @ Jun 15 2016, 08:40 PM) *

QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jun 15 2016, 10:33 AM) *

A random haiku
What am I referring to:
It's snowing on Mount Fuji



Volcanic ash?


'fraid not.

Link
McBadgere
QUOTE(Tellie @ Jun 15 2016, 09:17 PM) *


Hmm...awesome because you're standing on the summit of the eight highest mountain in the world at 8,163 metres above sea level. The view is amazing, and the feeling of personal accomplishment can't really be put into words.

Terrible because: Cold, windy, High Altitude which if you're lucky will induce at best: headaches, nausea, bouts of stomach sickness (the runs). You're body is essentially dying above 8000 metres, you taking ten steps can take you twenty minutes. You're just about incapable of sleeping, everything feels like it weighs a ton, you have no hunger what so ever...but fortunately it's all worth it.


Okay...I wholeheartedly applaud your effort and achievement...1000%!!...Totes!... goodjob.gif ...

However...Reading that right there is entirely why I will always be content to read - and applaud - other peoples' efforts...

It is truly excellent that you survived your jaunt into the danger-zone (cue song), I know there's more than a few that don't...

Nice one!!...

*Applauds heartily*...
mirocu
HEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE-yo!
Callidus Thorn
*nods*
mirocu
QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jun 16 2016, 12:56 PM) *

*nods*

*tips hat?*
mALX
QUOTE(Tellie @ Jun 15 2016, 03:52 PM) *

MALXIE smile.gif and everyone else. I am BACK from the Himalayas, and MAN was it an awesome trip (and terrible at the same time) I must have lost nearly 20 kilos during the trip. Worth every penny



Holy Cow! That is Awesome! Bless your heart though, that sounds scary!



QUOTE(mirocu @ Jun 16 2016, 05:26 AM) *

HEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE-yo!


QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jun 16 2016, 06:56 AM) *

*nods*



IPB Image





QUOTE(Tellie @ Jun 15 2016, 04:17 PM) *


Hmm...awesome because you're standing on the summit of the eight highest mountain in the world at 8,163 metres above sea level. The view is amazing, and the feeling of personal accomplishment can't really be put into words.

Terrible because: Cold, windy, High Altitude which if you're lucky will induce at best: headaches, nausea, bouts of stomach sickness (the runs). You're body is essentially dying above 8000 metres, you taking ten steps can take you twenty minutes. You're just about incapable of sleeping, everything feels like it weighs a ton, you have no hunger what so ever...but fortunately it's all worth it.



This is amazing! I never realized how hard it would be on the human body! But most def on the feeling of accomplishment; you have gone where so few have gone before - and more than a few didn't survive the attempt!

I hope you write a journal about your trip and share it with us!



Callidus Thorn
*sees joke from yesterday go unnoticed*

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mALX
QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jun 16 2016, 07:21 AM) *

*sees joke from yesterday go unnoticed*

sad.gif



Did it have to do with Mt. Fuji having snow on it?



McBadgere
QUOTE(Tellie @ Jun 15 2016, 09:17 PM) *

Hmm...awesome because you're standing on the summit of the eight highest mountain in the world at 8,163 metres above sea level. The view is amazing, and the feeling of personal accomplishment can't really be put into words.

Terrible because: Cold, windy, High Altitude which if you're lucky will induce at best: headaches, nausea, bouts of stomach sickness (the runs). You're body is essentially dying above 8000 metres, you taking ten steps can take you twenty minutes. You're just about incapable of sleeping, everything feels like it weighs a ton, you have no hunger what so ever...but fortunately it's all worth it.


You can't just leave it like this!!... biggrin.gif ...

Go on...How long did it take you?...How many of you were there?...I mean, how many were in the climbing party...Obvs there's only one of you... biggrin.gif ...Though at that height...*Shrug*... biggrin.gif ...

It being the eighth highest peak, are you going for any of the top 7, or is that it now?...

*Continues applauding*...

QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jun 16 2016, 12:21 PM) *

*sees joke from yesterday go unnoticed*

sad.gif


Wait, you actually did a joke and I missed it?!... tongue.gif laugh.gif wink.gif biggrin.gif ...

QUOTE(mirocu @ Jun 16 2016, 11:58 AM) *

*tips hat?*


How much?...I hear 10% is the going rate...Damned fine hat though, defo should be tipped...*Nods in time to sick-phat-beat*...
mirocu
QUOTE(mALX @ Jun 16 2016, 01:33 PM) *

QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jun 16 2016, 07:21 AM) *

*sees joke from yesterday go unnoticed*

sad.gif



Did it have to do with Mt. Fuji having snow on it?

Itīs always fun when it snows. Donīt know if itīs funny though.. tongue.gif

QUOTE(McBadgere @ Jun 16 2016, 01:56 PM) *

QUOTE(mirocu @ Jun 16 2016, 11:58 AM) *

*tips hat?*


How much?...I hear 10% is the going rate...Damned fine hat though, defo should be tipped...*Nods in time to sick-phat-beat*...

No tip nono.gif


Itīs not my fault the hat makers donīt earn enough. Take it up with the boss and the union, not me.


McBadgere
This is the best song on Union...

[censored] I'm drunk, right now...its a wonder I kan typ prorperlie...

Wwo...Yes...Some things never change...
Callidus Thorn
Wow, it wasn't even recognised as a joke?

[censored].

Now I'm depressed

*shrugs and walks away*
McBadgere
Dude...Seriously...I'm sorry we all missed the joke, but I went back through the page and I genuinely have no fudgin' idea what you're on about...Massive apologies...But...

Was it the Game Grumps link?...I saw some Sonic gameplay and switched it off...Apologies, but thanks to McBoy's repeated sweary rants, I am just sooooo sick of Sonic, so I just got shut before anything registered...
Callidus Thorn
It was nothing to do with the link.

But forget about it. The only thing worse than a joke that needs to be explained is a joke that needs to be pointed out.
mALX
QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jun 16 2016, 05:44 PM) *

It was nothing to do with the link.

But forget about it. The only thing worse than a joke that needs to be explained is a joke that needs to be pointed out.




IPB Image


Tellie
That picture...why mALX? It hurts my soul just looking at it sad.gif

Oh I forgot to ask, how are you doing malxie? better?
Callidus Thorn
QUOTE(mALX @ Jun 17 2016, 01:37 AM) *

QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jun 16 2016, 05:44 PM) *

It was nothing to do with the link.

But forget about it. The only thing worse than a joke that needs to be explained is a joke that needs to be pointed out.




IPB Image


*shrugs*

Some you win, some you lose
McBadgere
Sooooo...

That was in interesting morning...As in...Not...

So a cow decided that rapid contact between my head and her leg was the thing to happen...

I said "Ouch!", caught my glasses as they dropped, decided that as my head was still on my shoulders that I should proceed directly to the farm-house...And then I passed out for a few seconds before getting there...

*Le sigh...*...

I absolutely hate my job...

Anyways...One trip to A&E later (and being seen by a thoroughly gorgeous red-head!!... wub.gif which made everything better from the get-go!... biggrin.gif ...) and I'm alright...Bruised as if having gone the distance with Frank Bruno...But thanks to my generally thick head, I seem to have escaped - well, that and the general design of the parlour - having my head taken off...

Grrrr...
Tellie
You lucky bum...my own feeble attampts of wooing are severely handicapped at the moment due to half my face sloughing off while my nose is almost black (frostbite and severe sunburns).

Peeling of flakes of skin the size of credit cards isn't exactly a turn on...

Still I do have bragging rights of having climbed my second 8k metre peak (Cho Oyu being the first two years ago) Hoping for Everest next year, if I manage it I have the Seven Summits and 3 poles at the same time, having done the north and south pole already.
McBadgere
QUOTE(Tellie @ Jun 17 2016, 02:08 PM) *

You lucky bum...my own feeble attampts of wooing are severely handicapped at the moment due to half my face sloughing off while my nose is almost black (frostbite and severe sunburns).


As you say, lucky is relative...Good luck with that...Especially the nose... kvleft.gif ...

QUOTE


Peeling of flakes of skin the size of credit cards isn't exactly a turn on...



Oh, I don't know... wink.gif biggrin.gif wub.gif ...

QUOTE


Still I do have bragging rights of having climbed my second 8k metre peak (Cho Oyu being the first two years ago) Hoping for Everest next year, if I manage it I have the Seven Summits and 3 poles at the same time, having done the north and south pole already.


Bloody hell, absolutely fair dues!...Can't argue with that...

How much do these expeditions cost, btw?...

Also...

3 Poles?...North/South/?...

And if that one you did recently was 8th highest and Everest for next year...Does that mean you've already done all them others in between already?...K2 and all that?...
Tellie
the three poles are north pole, south pole and Everest (highest point on the earth, wiki it XD)

And no, I've only done 2 8kilometre peak out of 14 and the two easiest ones at that...not that any 8k peak is easy. K2...I do hope to be able to complete all 8k peaks out there, but K2 will be one of the last, as besides Annapurna 1 (with a death toll of 41%) is considered the most difficult mountain in the world to climb (and has yet to be successfully sumitted during the winter).

The seven summits are an achievement you get for climbing the tallest mountain on each continent (including antarctica).

As for costs, they are usually pretty high. The 'lowest' price for an Everest expedition where you are guaranteed of good support (sherpas, Advanced Base Camp, experienced guides, extra oxygen and so forth) comes to around 40k USD. My trips to Cho Oyu and Manaslu cost 35k USD, fortunately I have contacts in various organisations in Norway so I get most of the costs for my trips sponsored, in return for pictures and written articles (my education in journalism helps with that).
mirocu
Friday!


Despite having no job I still frickin love Fridays!! biggrin.gif biggrin.gif
McBadgere
QUOTE(Tellie @ Jun 17 2016, 02:51 PM) *

the three poles are north pole, south pole and Everest (highest point on the earth, wiki it XD)



Sounds like shoe-(matter)-horning it in to me, somehow... wink.gif biggrin.gif ...

QUOTE


And no, I've only done 2 8kilometre peak out of 14 and the two easiest ones at that...not that any 8k peak is easy. K2...I do hope to be able to complete all 8k peaks out there, but K2 will be one of the last, as besides Annapurna 1 (with a death toll of 41%) is considered the most difficult mountain in the world to climb (and has yet to be successfully sumitted during the winter).



Never tell me the odds!!!...

But seriously...Them's pretty damned scary numbers... indifferent.gif ...Wow...41% is near-as-dammit "You'll either die up there, or you won't..."...

Ooooh, Wiki...While I'm there..."for every three thrill-seekers that make it safely up and down Annapurna I, one dies trying."

No...Just...No... ohmy.gif ...

QUOTE
The seven summits are an achievement you get for climbing the tallest mountain on each continent (including antarctica).



Is this a recognised thing with an awards ceremony/plaque/medal/luzury time-share apartment by the sea...A calm sea...Free from tsunami danger...and everything...It bloody should be with that mortality rate...

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As for costs, they are usually pretty high. The 'lowest' price for an Everest expedition where you are guaranteed of good support (sherpas, Advanced Base Camp, experienced guides, extra oxygen and so forth) comes to around 40k USD. My trips to Cho Oyu and Manaslu cost 35k USD, fortunately I have contacts in various organisations in Norway so I get most of the costs for my trips sponsored, in return for pictures and written articles (my education in journalism helps with that).


Fair dues...That's not money you can find down the back of the sofa...Who-you-know is a handy thing, no?... biggrin.gif ...But clearly, good support is always the way to go up there...

Do you have a place where your pics can be viewed?...I bet they're awesome...If a little terrifying... biggrin.gif ...


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Friday!

Despite having no job I still frickin love Fridays!! biggrin.gif biggrin.gif



Yeeeeeah, getting kicked inna head kinda took the edge of it, for me, somehow... smile.gif ...
Callidus Thorn
Urgh, Britain is so [censored] up right now sad.gif
treydog
McB- I recommend NOT creating more injuries just so as to go back and see Doctor Crusher. But if you do, you might tell her this.

Or- if you're feeling more old school

Seriously- take it easy. I recommend resting and video games....
mALX
QUOTE(Tellie @ Jun 16 2016, 10:21 PM) *

That picture...why mALX? It hurts my soul just looking at it sad.gif

Oh I forgot to ask, how are you doing malxie? better?



Thorney's feelings were hurt, I was commiserating with him, laugh.gif


Since I moved everything has been better, even the bad days are happier ones! I've had very few heart issues since the move too; so all in all I"m doing great!

To this day I still get a huge kick every time I think of your Lucien scenes, especially that kick and that iron girdle over his robe the next day, rollinglaugh.gif

That goes down in history as the funniest thing I've ever read! I think you should have left a copy of that up on the summit for future brave people who climb that peak to find, rollinglaugh.gif

That would have people laughing so hard they would fall off the top and roll back down the mountain the hard (but faster) way!

mirocu
QUOTE(McInjury @ Jun 18 2016, 10:37 AM) *

QUOTE(The one and only Crow-Boy)


Friday!

Despite having no job I still frickin love Fridays!! biggrin.gif biggrin.gif



Yeeeeeah, getting kicked inna head kinda took the edge of it, for me, somehow... smile.gif ...

Never argue with your Boss, especially if heīs a Taekwondo black belt... biggrin.gif
mALX
QUOTE(McBadgere @ Jun 17 2016, 09:03 AM) *

Sooooo...

That was in interesting morning...As in...Not...

So a cow decided that rapid contact between my head and her leg was the thing to happen...

I said "Ouch!", caught my glasses as they dropped, decided that as my head was still on my shoulders that I should proceed directly to the farm-house...And then I passed out for a few seconds before getting there...

*Le sigh...*...

I absolutely hate my job...

Anyways...One trip to A&E later (and being seen by a thoroughly gorgeous red-head!!... wub.gif which made everything better from the get-go!... biggrin.gif ...) and I'm alright...Bruised as if having gone the distance with Frank Bruno...But thanks to my generally thick head, I seem to have escaped - well, that and the general design of the parlour - having my head taken off...

Grrrr...


Gosh, McB! That is awful, I hope you are okay! I didn't know cows could kick that high, thought their udders would get in the way and bounce their legs back down or something. But I had a friend get kicked in the head by the horse he was grooming, (his glasses also flew) - and he was not okay. I mean, his brain was still intact, he had all his faculties; but his face was a mess.

Hope you are okay!



mirocu
I didnīt read close enough. Blimey, McB. You got a kick in the head from a cow?? blink.gif
Acadian
QUOTE(Callidus Thorn @ Jun 18 2016, 01:51 AM) *

Urgh, Britain is so [censored] up right now sad.gif


Aww, sorry, CT. It seems most everywhere is pretty screwed up now. I'm guessing your concerns might revolve around Britain's huge demographic/cultural shifting, or perhaps escaping from the EU?


mALX
QUOTE(Tellie @ Jun 17 2016, 09:08 AM) *

You lucky bum...my own feeble attampts of wooing are severely handicapped at the moment due to half my face sloughing off while my nose is almost black (frostbite and severe sunburns).

Peeling of flakes of skin the size of credit cards isn't exactly a turn on...

Still I do have bragging rights of having climbed my second 8k metre peak (Cho Oyu being the first two years ago) Hoping for Everest next year, if I manage it I have the Seven Summits and 3 poles at the same time, having done the north and south pole already.



AWESOME!!!!! I want to see the South Pole so badly! It is so mysterious looking in pictures; like a place only the gods have been!


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