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MisterE

Gym climber
Bishop, CA
Mar 14, 2015 - 05:18pm PT
"Find what you love and let it kill you."

--Charles Bukowski
Gorgeous George

Trad climber
Los Angeles, California
Mar 15, 2015 - 05:43pm PT
Heard this in an old movie the other night:

"My Father used to tell me not to chase after women, or busses, they'll both leave you behind!"
k-man

Gym climber
SCruz
Mar 15, 2015 - 06:59pm PT
Two from my best buddy, Isom:


He's so dumb, he couldn't poor piss out of a boot even if the instructions were written on the heel.


If it costs a nickle to sh#t, I'd have to throw up.
Gary

Social climber
From A Buick 6
Apr 29, 2015 - 11:19am PT
On Mikhail Tal by his first wife:
Misha was so ill-equipped for living... When he travelled to a tournament, he couldn't even pack his own suitcase... He didn't even know how to turn on the gas for cooking. If I had a headache, and there happened to be no one home but him, he would fall into a panic: "How do I make a hot-water bottle?" And when I got behind the wheel of a car, he would look at me as though I were a visitor from another planet. Of course, if he had made some effort, he could have learned all of this. But it was all boring to him. He just didn't need to. A lot of people have said that if Tal had looked after his health, if he hadn't led such a dissolute life... and so forth. But with people like Tal, the idea of "if only" is just absurd. He wouldn't have been Tal then.
eKat

climber
Apr 29, 2015 - 11:28am PT
You can lead a horticulture
But you can't make her think

Dorothy Parker
The Warbler

climber
the edge of America
Apr 29, 2015 - 11:44am PT
"Trad climbing? What's that?"

 Werner
Norwegian

Trad climber
dancin on the tip of god's middle finger
May 3, 2015 - 08:25pm PT
"Looking westwards we had a life
and death pledge to go to the mountains."

-Xu Xiake
rockermike

Trad climber
Berkeley
Topic Author's Reply - May 16, 2015 - 04:36pm PT
“Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
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