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Go on or Go back ?

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Go on or Go back ?

Assume you were walking along a track and you come to this point.....

Do you go on or do you go back......

 

If you slip the drop is 300 ft on to rocks below....

 

 

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Re: Go on or Go back ?

Looking at those photographs you must have gone on! Roll_eyes

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Re: Go on or Go back ?

Perhaps I should have reworded the question to ask would you go on ?

It's just part of some research I am doing into sanity !

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Re: Go on or Go back ?

Well I'm looking forward to watching 'Everest' in a short while on Film Four. Thumbs_Up

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Re: Go on or Go back ?

@gleneagles 

Are the two photos correctly angled (i.e. camera horizontal), or were they taken with the intent of making the danger seem more than it actually was?

That's how they appear to me, just saying!  Wink

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Re: Go on or Go back ?

For me it would depend if it were dry or wet (slippery).

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Re: Go on or Go back ?


@RobPN wrote:

@gleneagles 

Are the two photos correctly angled (i.e. camera horizontal), or were they taken with the intent of making the danger seem more than it actually was?

That's how they appear to me, just saying!  Wink


Yes they are correctly angled.

The first photo is the more accurate one in terms of how it really looks as you are loking up at it, the second photo is of course looking down and gives a false impression of what it really looks like.

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@ffox wrote:

For me it would depend if it were dry or wet (slippery).


Same goes for me, it would be foolish imo to risk this if it was wet or damp.

Of course some might say it would be foolish to risk it irrespective of if it was wet or dry.

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Re: Go on or Go back ?

Hitch a ride on the nearest mountain goat, they never seem to slip and fall.

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@gleneagles wrote:

It's just part of some research I am doing into sanity !

Wink


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Re: Go on or Go back ?

@Mav 

This is the ideal place to find subjects for research on that topic, you only need to consider the content of some posts to see that.

Indeed can anyone claim to be sane and provide evidence they are.

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@gleneagles  You may find some members who have a certificate to prove thier sanity an this forum!Angel

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Re: Go on or Go back ?

Can you certify yourself as sane, or would you have to be mad to want to. 

Just asking for a friend. Roll_eyes

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Re: Go on or Go back ?

Go on or go back.. Hmm.. think i'd dial 999 and get myself a free helicopter ride back if i'm honest lol

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Re: Go on or Go back ?

Me too, @7up  - but with my fear of heights/ unguarded drops, I wouldn't even be there. Wink

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