The Chain

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Re: The Chain

Post by Yew » Fri Oct 18, 2013 9:47 am

Quantum of Solace is a film
When I watch a film I like to put my feet up
My feet are also up here

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Re: The Chain

Post by Fire It Up » Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:01 am

Those feet are point North,
These feet are pointing South,
This is Tom Parker from Tom Parker Coaching and Guiding fame....

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Re: The Chain

Post by Tea Boy Tom » Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:29 am

Tom Parker of Tom Parker Coaching and Guiding fame
Fame! I wanna live forever, I wanna learn how to fly, high!

Here's Bren Orton flying high...
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Re: The Chain

Post by David Fairweather » Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:08 am

I have seen that picture of Bren a few times now.
In the picture he is upside down and clearly pulling a radical move.
Here is another picture I have seen a few times of someone who is upside down and pulling a radical move.

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Re: The Chain

Post by Jim » Fri Oct 18, 2013 12:40 pm

I have sometimes had boats upside down and radical to move for other reasons.
Here for example we are in the middle of the "How hard can it be" expedition accross Scotland, the next section of the route involves a portage over the watershed. We portaged almost the exact same distance we paddled!

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Re: The Chain

Post by Rory W » Fri Oct 18, 2013 1:35 pm

Sometimes trips where you walk as far as you paddle are worth it...
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Re: The Chain

Post by Diamond Dave » Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:34 pm

I agree with you there Rory!
After 4 of us paddled Cherry Bomb, only Tom McLay was lucky enough to get the iconic photo.
The lucky git.

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Re: The Chain

Post by Lowri Davies » Mon Oct 21, 2013 5:12 pm

This is brilliant!

Cherries are sweet (at least cherry coke certainly is)... Sweet run an event called the Sweet Rumble in Italy:

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Re: The Chain

Post by DaveBland » Mon Oct 21, 2013 6:06 pm

Sweets are sticky. Sticks make things tricky.

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Re: The Chain

Post by callum s » Mon Oct 21, 2013 7:46 pm

Sticks are made of wood.
This video gives me wood.

http://www.breadandbutter.me.uk/davebig ... bitvmv.wmv

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Re: The Chain

Post by Yew » Mon Oct 21, 2013 7:46 pm

Tricky reminds me of trick or treat,
Trick or treat is Halloweeny
Tyne tour is close to Halloween
At tyne tour, lots of people swim on wardens gorge
A way to avoid swimming is to do a back deck roll
Here is Jim demonstrating

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Re: The Chain

Post by ion » Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:14 am

Demonstrating is an effective means of protest in a democratic society.
A democratic society is built around legally enshrined freedoms.
Freedom is defined as the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint.
Restraints can help prevent accidents in dangerous places.
Accidents in dangerous places can lead to persistent recurring nightmares.
Here's Jim's nightmare.
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Re: The Chain

Post by Mark R » Tue Oct 22, 2013 7:22 am

Awesome!
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Re: The Chain

Post by Neptune » Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:21 am

I didn't realise that Jim had been perfecting this unique technique on other rivers; I just thought that it was his Etive speciality.

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Re: The Chain

Post by frazerp » Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:36 am

The last photo is of Jim Wallis.
Here is a recipe:
* 750g beef mince
* 1 egg
* 1 onion, peeled and chopped
* 1 cup dried bread crumbs
* salt and pepper to taste
* 1 1/2 tablespoons mustard
* 1/2 cup tomato sauce
* 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

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Re: The Chain

Post by Jim » Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:39 am

You know, I paddled that Glide on both my trips to California so maybe that really happened?

Evil gnome (Frazer) - I'll get you for that!

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Re: The Chain

Post by Jim » Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:51 am

At Uni I bore a passing resemblance to a certain rock musician.
My sister is particulary fond of the musician in question and for some reason so is her husband.
At their wedding one of the readings was the lyrics to one of his songs.
They got married in April, it was a white wedding in more ways than one, they were lucky all the guests made it through the snow.
Here is a photo of the Evil Gnome and his soon to be fiancee (now wife) with some snow in it.... (and a canoe).

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Re: The Chain

Post by Pyro » Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:29 pm

Evil Gnomes are creepy, wives are women that men are married to, the people in that photo are in a boat, and snow is cold.

Here is an occasionally creepy, unmarried man, not in a boat, on a warm(ish) day at Teesside.

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Re: The Chain

Post by Yew » Wed Oct 23, 2013 9:42 pm

The photo is of someone about to swim into a omniflot, that is an inappropriate place to swim.

here is someone about to swim in an inappropriate place

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Re: The Chain

Post by Diamond Dave » Tue Oct 29, 2013 2:39 pm

That bloke in a yellow boat is paddling something that would scare me and I will probably never paddle.
This bloke in a yellow boat is paddling something that would scare me and I will probably never paddle:
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Re: The Chain

Post by pkenya » Tue Oct 29, 2013 9:18 pm

That bloke was in a yellow boat paddling something that hurt his back.
This bloke is in a yellow boat paddling something that hurt his back.
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Callum strong in ethiopia http://kayakoram.wordpress.com/2013/08/

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Re: The Chain

Post by Dirty Dave » Tue Oct 29, 2013 11:24 pm

That guy is paddling a yellow boat off a drop which hurt his back
Yellow is the best colour for a boat
This is a place to which I can't wait to go back!

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Re: The Chain

Post by box2k2 » Wed Oct 30, 2013 5:22 pm

I can't remember what colour this boat was, but it was a great trip with great places too.

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Re: The Chain

Post by Yew » Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:10 pm

The picture involves someone stuck in a hole.
In order to avoid being stuck, one method is to paddle really hard
Here is Shifty telling me to paddle really hard.


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Re: The Chain

Post by TwoHats » Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:13 pm

Not being able to remember is sometimes a consequence of growing old.
Old McDonald had a farm ee aye ee aye oh.
Oh behave said Austin Powers.
Batman was unique among super heroes in that he had no super powers just loads of cash.
Jonny Cash sang "when the man comes around"which contains a passage about the coming of death riding a pale horse.
Death is one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.
Apocalypse now is a film starring Marlon Brando.
Marlon is a chef in Emmerdale.
Chef in southpark is voiced by Isaac Hayes who is a soul singer.
As was Otis Reading who sang about the dock of the bay.
I doubt it was St Justinians bay as that doesn't have a dock but it does have the bitches.
Jesse in Breaking Bad says the word bitch a lot.
Jesse and Walt spend a lot of time cooking in the lab late at night.
These are almost the words to Monster Mash by Bobby "Boris" Pickett and the crypt kickers.
That is a song that is often played at this time of year.
Have a great all hallows eve paddlers.
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Re: The Chain

Post by StoneWeasel » Thu Oct 31, 2013 1:49 pm

That is a pic of a pumpkin with a paddler on it.
Recently a pumpkin with a paddler in it set the world record for 100m paddled in a pumpkin.
Another world record is held by Tyler Bradt for paddling over a really big waterfall.
Tyler Bradt is part of that while Tribe collective thingy.
Another member of the whole Tribe lot is Ben Marr.
Ben Marr posted a video of him running a slide while not wearing a BA and drinking beer.
Drinking beer while kayaking is often a bad idea but sometimes is the best idea possible.
This was one of those occasions.

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Re: The Chain

Post by boater rich » Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:31 am

That is a pic of paddlers in a gorge.
Paddling gorges is fun but broken boats are not.
Gaffa tape fixes all.
Heres a pic of Alec gaffa taping his boat in a Gorge.
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Re: The Chain

Post by justin-g » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:03 pm

Duck tape is cool - just like white water ducks are also cool - this is the NZ native blue duck that live in white water rivers.

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Re: The Chain

Post by gp.girl » Fri Nov 01, 2013 2:51 pm

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid ... =1&theater

Hope this works. This is my duck! New club tradition......
I can roll :)

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Re: The Chain

Post by darinm » Thu Nov 07, 2013 4:27 pm

Ducks are beautiful creatures.
Kayaking can take you to beautiful places like California.
This is not a beautiful line, but he might want to duck.
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