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What do you say to someone who’s afraid to fall off?
« on: September 21, 2021, 06:27:27 AM »
You’ve got someone in front of you who skates but their confidence has been knocked and falling off and hurting themselves/not landing the trick makes them feel like a faker. You haven’t got long to grab their attention. What do you shout to them?


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Re: What do you say to someone who’s afraid to fall off?
« Reply #1 on: September 21, 2021, 08:31:06 AM »
A few years ago I was dating someone who's roommate was going through a divorce. Even though it was reasonably amicable, it was obviously a sensitive situation. One day when I was staying over there I learned that the ex-husband was on his way to the house to gather the last of his things and give his final goodbye to the dog that they shared. Emotions were tense so I thought it would be courteous to take off before he arrived to give them some space. Apparently, just moments before he finally mustered the nerve to give his tearful goodbye, the dog rummaged through the bathroom trash can and tried to eat a condom used earlier that day by yours truly. The dog was fine but the condom got stuck, so he had to reach down its throat and get it out. I still think about it all the time. This was probably one of the most profoundly sad moments of this guy's life, and it was probably so much worse because it ended with him having to deal with some guy's cum filled condom that his dog tried to eat.  I felt so bad for that guy and I've since run into him a couple times and we've been friendly toward one another. I'm pretty sure he knows it was me but I think both of us are better off without it being brought up.

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Re: What do you say to someone who’s afraid to fall off?
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2021, 11:33:54 AM »
A few years ago I was dating someone who's roommate was going through a divorce. Even though it was reasonably amicable, it was obviously a sensitive situation. One day when I was staying over there I learned that the ex-husband was on his way to the house to gather the last of his things and give his final goodbye to the dog that they shared. Emotions were tense so I thought it would be courteous to take off before he arrived to give them some space. Apparently, just moments before he finally mustered the nerve to give his tearful goodbye, the dog rummaged through the bathroom trash can and tried to eat a condom used earlier that day by yours truly. The dog was fine but the condom got stuck, so he had to reach down its throat and get it out. I still think about it all the time. This was probably one of the most profoundly sad moments of this guy's life, and it was probably so much worse because it ended with him having to deal with some guy's cum filled condom that his dog tried to eat.  I felt so bad for that guy and I've since run into him a couple times and we've been friendly toward one another. I'm pretty sure he knows it was me but I think both of us are better off without it being brought up.

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Re: What do you say to someone who’s afraid to fall off?
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2021, 12:25:17 PM »
A few years ago I was dating someone who's roommate was going through a divorce. Even though it was reasonably amicable, it was obviously a sensitive situation. One day when I was staying over there I learned that the ex-husband was on his way to the house to gather the last of his things and give his final goodbye to the dog that they shared. Emotions were tense so I thought it would be courteous to take off before he arrived to give them some space. Apparently, just moments before he finally mustered the nerve to give his tearful goodbye, the dog rummaged through the bathroom trash can and tried to eat a condom used earlier that day by yours truly. The dog was fine but the condom got stuck, so he had to reach down its throat and get it out. I still think about it all the time. This was probably one of the most profoundly sad moments of this guy's life, and it was probably so much worse because it ended with him having to deal with some guy's cum filled condom that his dog tried to eat.  I felt so bad for that guy and I've since run into him a couple times and we've been friendly toward one another. I'm pretty sure he knows it was me but I think both of us are better off without it being brought up.

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Re: What do you say to someone who’s afraid to fall off?
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2021, 02:56:50 PM »
You’ve got someone in front of you who skates but their confidence has been knocked and falling off and hurting themselves/not landing the trick makes them feel like a faker. You haven’t got long to grab their attention. What do you shout to them?

Can't be a faker if you're actually doing the thing, whatever the rest is is all mental constructions in your head.

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Re: What do you say to someone who’s afraid to fall off?
« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2021, 09:16:20 PM »
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Re: What do you say to someone who’s afraid to fall off?
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2021, 09:23:43 PM »
You’ve got someone in front of you who skates but their confidence has been knocked and falling off and hurting themselves/not landing the trick makes them feel like a faker. You haven’t got long to grab their attention. What do you shout to them?

Sweatpants and couch later?

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Re: What do you say to someone who’s afraid to fall off?
« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2021, 01:01:42 AM »
A few years ago I was dating someone who's roommate was going through a divorce. Even though it was reasonably amicable, it was obviously a sensitive situation. One day when I was staying over there I learned that the ex-husband was on his way to the house to gather the last of his things and give his final goodbye to the dog that they shared. Emotions were tense so I thought it would be courteous to take off before he arrived to give them some space. Apparently, just moments before he finally mustered the nerve to give his tearful goodbye, the dog rummaged through the bathroom trash can and tried to eat a condom used earlier that day by yours truly. The dog was fine but the condom got stuck, so he had to reach down its throat and get it out. I still think about it all the time. This was probably one of the most profoundly sad moments of this guy's life, and it was probably so much worse because it ended with him having to deal with some guy's cum filled condom that his dog tried to eat.  I felt so bad for that guy and I've since run into him a couple times and we've been friendly toward one another. I'm pretty sure he knows it was me but I think both of us are better off without it being brought up.

That is fucking hectic

I know this tiler right, and he was engaged to this girl and they thought they’d get a dog off gumtree
They went down to the coast to get it off this bloke and idk what happened but like two weeks later the bloke full snaked his fiancée

Luke ended up with the dog cause old mate didn’t want the dog, I mean he had it on gumtree

Last I saw him he went home like two hours into this main floor we were doing
He had just found out they engaged, I never saw him again after that

Also though fuck him, I was apprentice then and he was the messiest cunt
Full trying to grout his work and having to cut all the glue out of the joints, it was like it was grouted in glue
I swear to god it used to be like you’d just watch these cunts make a mess and you’d just groan cause you knew you were gonna have to clean it all
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Re: What do you say to someone who’s afraid to fall off?
« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2021, 03:50:31 AM »
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Re: What do you say to someone who’s afraid to fall off?
« Reply #9 on: September 29, 2021, 10:29:36 PM »
Couldn't you have said something while you were gathering all that context on his life? Why do you gotta shout at the worst possible moment?

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Re: What do you say to someone who’s afraid to fall off?
« Reply #10 on: September 30, 2021, 08:26:47 AM »
A few years ago I was dating someone who's roommate was going through a divorce. Even though it was reasonably amicable, it was obviously a sensitive situation. One day when I was staying over there I learned that the ex-husband was on his way to the house to gather the last of his things and give his final goodbye to the dog that they shared. Emotions were tense so I thought it would be courteous to take off before he arrived to give them some space. Apparently, just moments before he finally mustered the nerve to give his tearful goodbye, the dog rummaged through the bathroom trash can and tried to eat a condom used earlier that day by yours truly. The dog was fine but the condom got stuck, so he had to reach down its throat and get it out. I still think about it all the time. This was probably one of the most profoundly sad moments of this guy's life, and it was probably so much worse because it ended with him having to deal with some guy's cum filled condom that his dog tried to eat.  I felt so bad for that guy and I've since run into him a couple times and we've been friendly toward one another. I'm pretty sure he knows it was me but I think both of us are better off without it being brought up.

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Re: What do you say to someone who’s afraid to fall off?
« Reply #11 on: October 02, 2021, 01:06:29 PM »
I'd tell them to fall down.

Once the thing they fear will happen actually occurs they can stop worrying. Also, the shot of adrenaline adds a level of awareness of their mind that redbull wishes they could distribute. Success without failure teaches you nothing and doesn't contribute to personal growth. They need to land that shit in spite of their fears like the rest of us.
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Re: What do you say to someone who’s afraid to fall off?
« Reply #12 on: October 02, 2021, 02:14:01 PM »
I've learned the hard way in blindly giving strangers encouragement.  Next thing you're blowing your whole skate session driving them to the hospital. 

usually I give unsolicited pointers which at times help.  Reference points, and inevitably working their way around the trick, then they often just put it down because they had it all along. 



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Re: What do you say to someone who’s afraid to fall off?
« Reply #15 on: October 13, 2021, 04:23:50 PM »
“Look, we’re out here sounded by nothing but hard surfaces and sharp corners.  All of which can be lethal depending on how you fall.  Even though specifically engineered, reasonably priced safety equipment is readily available, neither of us are wearing any because we’re trying to impress each other for some fucking reason.

Yes, I know you’re afraid.  That’s just your highly-developed instinct for self-preservation, that animals have relied upon and honed for the past 800 million years, screaming out to not do what you’re about to do.  Ignore that.

Remember you’re on an unsteady moving platform with wheels on the bottom:  The human brain cannot comprehend numbers large enough to list the number of ways something could go wrong resulting in life-altering trauma to the brain stem.  I’ll put it this way: you will pray for your merciful death every day with what is left of your brain.  You’ll mainly just see the world as angry, barking blobs of color when in reality it’s your loved ones weeping at your bedside for the horrible decision they were just forced to make regarding your life support.  Alright, now get out there and make this ledge your bitch.”
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Re: What do you say to someone who’s afraid to fall off?
« Reply #16 on: October 13, 2021, 08:25:19 PM »
When I played football I got rocked defending a corner kick, ball clean into my face. My coach was like it only hurts the 1st time. So I use that for falling in skating. Also sneak an lazie are correct. Also damn dog almost ate it choking on a condom, wow.
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