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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2011 9:58 pm 
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DangerZone wrote:
Yeah, my first instinct was to start making STD jokes. But that's an appropriate response in 95 percent of all PPK threads. And 95 percent of life, really.


My first thought was CRABS!!


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 Post subject: Re: Things I don't want you to give me
PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2011 11:18 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Things I don't want you to give me
PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2011 11:32 pm 
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Why doesn't every middle school gym class have that rope thingy whatever?

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Why doesn't every middle school gym class have that rope thingy whatever?

Because it's much LESS embarrassing than climbing a real rope, and we all know that middle school gym is all about maximum embarrassment.


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PostPosted: Fri May 13, 2011 8:08 pm 
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Am I the only one who never climbed a rope in school?

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PostPosted: Fri May 13, 2011 8:11 pm 
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We climbed ropes in school, starting in maybe third grade. These ropes were attached to the ceiling, which was 20 feet high. We didn't use any sort of safety equipment. I wonder why no one every protested the safety of this.


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PostPosted: Fri May 13, 2011 8:46 pm 
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Am I the only one who never climbed a rope in school?

I never climbed a rope in school. I climbed several ropes in the Army, however.


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PostPosted: Fri May 13, 2011 8:57 pm 
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Never climbed a rope in school either. Never saw a rope there.

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 Post subject: Re: Things I don't want you to give me
PostPosted: Sat May 14, 2011 6:37 am 
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Am I the only one who never climbed a rope in school?

If I did, I have blocked it out.

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 Post subject: Re: Things I don't want you to give me
PostPosted: Sat May 14, 2011 6:53 am 
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Am I the only one who never climbed a rope in school?

We had ropes, but didn't climb them. Mainly we got told off for doing Tarzan swings on them on the days we were allowed to use the climbing frame (which they were attached to). I tried to climb one once but couldn't.
But in secondary school a teacher showed me how to grasp one rope in each hand and do a backward somersault from standing, which I could just about do, and felt really clever/ athletic.


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PostPosted: Sat May 14, 2011 6:59 am 
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Am I the only one who never climbed a rope in school?

Nope. We had a rope, we were meant to climb it. But somehow I never got that far. I have a feeling I'm not the only one who resents high school here.

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i looooooooooooved the rope in gym class!!


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 Post subject: Re: Things I don't want you to give me
PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2011 9:28 am 
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PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2011 9:44 am 
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Larisa wrote:
We climbed ropes in school, starting in maybe third grade. These ropes were attached to the ceiling, which was 20 feet high. We didn't use any sort of safety equipment. I wonder why no one every protested the safety of this.


this is exactly what happened at my school. i always wondered how it was even legal for us to be able to climb a rope 20 ft+ high with nothing more than they gym teacher "spotting us" and one of those blue mats underneath the rope.


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 Post subject: Re: Things I don't want you to give me
PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2011 9:47 am 
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PostPosted: Tue May 17, 2011 12:12 pm 
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Yeah, my first instinct was to start making STD jokes. But that's an appropriate response in 95 percent of all PPK threads. And 95 percent of life, really.



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PostPosted: Mon Jun 13, 2011 3:27 pm 
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(Laverne and Shirley didn't use calculators. Also, they weren't secretaries.)

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 Post subject: Re: Things I don't want you to give me
PostPosted: Mon Jun 13, 2011 7:31 pm 
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I bet you I could still make an asparagus of myself and get hurt trying to climb that rope.


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 Post subject: Re: Things I don't want you to give me
PostPosted: Mon Jun 13, 2011 7:52 pm 
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 13, 2011 10:25 pm 
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I totally want a Laverne and Shirley secretary set.

We had the rope in gym class, but I was only ever able to stand on the giant knot at the bottom and swing to and fro. Mostly it was there so the boys could be all, "Hey everyone, look at my superior upper body strength!"

Did nobody else have a cargo net? I loved that thing.

Also, no Garth jokes?


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 Post subject: Re: Things I don't want you to give me
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They banned rope climbing, archery, and horseback riding at my high school due to "liability issues." I wanted the same right to crush my skull and put an arrow through my classmate as every other red blooded American!!

Seriously, though. How dangerous is archery?!

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