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Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by DaveBland » Wed Feb 26, 2014 4:13 pm

…any out there? I'm worried Morsey is loosing it.
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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by Poke » Wed Feb 26, 2014 4:16 pm

He possibly needs some temporal focus to bring him back into everone elses plane...
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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by Jim » Wed Feb 26, 2014 5:03 pm

Nothing to worry about, I'm sure he has lost it!

I think I was accused of dragging one of his threads off topic - I was just trying to establish what the topic was, still haven't!

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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by Slime » Wed Feb 26, 2014 5:24 pm

I am sure I know one but I am bit confused about who he is.

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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by quicky » Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:47 pm

My wifes a paddling Psychotherapist if thats any good.... (but not at the same time) ;)

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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by Bod Bagby » Thu Feb 27, 2014 11:54 am

I've only known Morsey since '92, situation seems normal. I would however be concerned for the mental health of any trick cyclist engaged.

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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by Adrian Cooper » Thu Feb 27, 2014 1:22 pm

New handle for the new forum changes Bod?

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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by Mrs Bod » Thu Feb 27, 2014 1:31 pm

Adrian Cooper wrote:New handle for the new forum changes Bod?
Just old age, keeps forgetting who he is. On the plus side, every river he paddles feels like a first descent.

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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by morsey » Thu Feb 27, 2014 4:01 pm

The mind of a genius...
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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by morsey » Thu Feb 27, 2014 4:41 pm

Bod good job Mrs bod is on hand to help your failing memory! ;-)
Im actually gutted about the cycle tricks department. Was mid way through making a video, out of respect for a top trials bike rider, using every single bike park in Bristol, on my road (racing) bike and some moron crashed into me and ran over my bike and I can't finish the film :-( Have been relearning BMX tricks to see if I can salvage the film. Body is not upto the rigours of ramps anymore though, water is softer!

Jim I thought the tangent was a good one, if you are going to steer off course set a hard compass bearing! 30mils was just a vocalisation of my enjoyment of the mega high flows we've experienced lately. If 2013/14 UK winter was a wine it'd be a bottled and cherished vintage.

Also, (sic-starting a paragraph with 'Also', to prove the point and take down the Grammar invidulators!!!) the internet affords a rich and varied array of forms of expression. Selfies are funny, silly, pointless, but harmless! Videos, fast cars, sweet lines and hero melt down tube rides, well they just come from being fortunate to paddle with a bunch who are entirely in their element and get you thinking outside the norm. There is no way I'm surrendering the fight to the new guns, they win hands down, but it's not being gifted! Haha that's a massive joke. I am lucky to paddle with really talented boaters and whether it's trying new lines on local runs or busting high levels I like being pushed. It's nice to give friends a shout out. Also writing affords yout options to express away from a formalised narrative. I get lost on rivers all the time, see trees or flowers or the Sun cutting through valleyops, and without getting out and filming (and having the skills to capture) much of the ambience of rivers is not conveyed, so I write nonsense to attempt to capture different aspects. Call it pretentious, precocious, self indulgence, call it whatever, it's just creative writing without hidden objective and about as serious as a one handed gnarl wheel! :-)

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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by sprintpaddler » Thu Feb 27, 2014 11:56 pm

One to avoid, if not on the water then definitely the pub :)

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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by Bod Bagby » Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:33 pm

Adrian Cooper wrote:New handle for the new forum changes Bod?
HI Adrian

I changed jobs and then lost my login and the old login was attached to my old work e-mail address and so it was much easier to start again.

Mrs Bod has a point about my memory of rivers, despite the Upper being my home run I would struggle to describe what comes next, although I always reckon to know which way is downstream.
On the plus side I do find my way home every evening and without the need for Satnav.

I thought this thread was about the boy from Bristol and not the man from Birmingham.

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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by buck197 » Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:48 pm

Bod you are so manly
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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by SimonMW » Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:53 pm

Judging by that long post I would say that Morsey is firing along normally... For Morsey.

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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by morsey » Sun Mar 02, 2014 11:49 am

Actually maybe things aren't quite right. Am in North Wales, didn't bring boat or any kit. Went Canadian canoeing and Sit on Top kayaking on Bala lake yesterday, with someone called 'Sensible Steve'. This is not normal behaviour, for me!

p.s. The boy from Bristol is from Gloucestershire, finest county in England.

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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by DaveBland » Mon Mar 03, 2014 5:47 pm

morsel wrote:Canadian canoeing
Yup. Lost it.
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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by Jim » Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:51 pm

DaveBland wrote:
morsel wrote:Canadian canoeing
Yup. Lost it.
Hey, nothing wrong with that!
I've been Canadian canoeing on lake Bala, well poling mainly.

I've lost it too haven't I?

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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by DaveBland » Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:24 pm

Jim wrote:
DaveBland wrote:
morsel wrote:Canadian canoeing
Yup. Lost it.
Hey, nothing wrong with that!
I've been Canadian canoeing on lake Bala, well poling mainly.

I've lost it too haven't I?
The fact that anyone would even contemplate cutting a blade off a perfectly good kayak paddle, and using one end only – is all the evidence of loosing it you need. Christ, they'll be kneeling down in boats next…

I even heard a rumour on here there's a chap over in Canada that's built a fully functional bookshelf and is planning on paddling it down the Grand Canyon or something.

World's gone bonkers.
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Re: Paddling psychiatrist?

Post by Jim » Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:17 pm

Or something - if you fit a fulcrum (or 2) it's not classed as paddling, but otherwise your intel seems accurate.

And there is no cutting up of perfectly good kayaks paddles, kayakers would have to trim down 2 canoe paddles to make one they could handle - try to wield the same blade area at both ends as we do on one end and you would probably rip both of your shoulders clean out within a few strokes.... :-)

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