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Post by Mark R » Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:19 pm

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Post by Jim » Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:27 pm

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Post by Fatboy » Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:32 pm

I am simply awful at football.
Buy the ticket, take the ride.

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Post by David Fairweather » Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:33 pm

Because I enjoy it.

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Post by ol » Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:34 pm

Keeps you off the streets innit.

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Post by Tom_Laws » Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:35 pm

I was crap at football, and got too weedy for rugby, so took up mountain biking, and did a bit of paddling. Then my main biking buddy broke himself big style, and had a couple of weeks in ICU with lots of tubes (he'd split his kidney clean in two), and I found myself paddling loads more. Now I don't seem able to stop.

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Post by Jules » Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:35 pm

Because I was crap at football!


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Edit : I thought I was being original. Teach me to take my time posting!
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Post by Fatboy » Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:35 pm

Is it the Arkaig?
Buy the ticket, take the ride.

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Post by Steve Davies » Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:39 pm

Rolling in the middle of no where is as close as you get to Nature, without dying!!!

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Post by furby » Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:40 pm

Which sport? I have so many I barely have time for them all!

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Post by RVabdn » Tue Nov 27, 2007 11:53 pm

For the chicks.
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Post by Jules » Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:11 am

I took up white water kayaking because I wanted to spend more time in my car.

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Post by Rich C » Wed Nov 28, 2007 9:18 am

Because I'm English and thus crave the dissapointment that the British paddling season offers.
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Post by Randy Fandango » Wed Nov 28, 2007 9:25 am

For the filthy lucre.....
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Post by freddie » Wed Nov 28, 2007 9:26 am

My mother made me.

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Post by Kizzie_St-As » Wed Nov 28, 2007 9:50 am

I don't like swimming.

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Post by Tom_Laws » Wed Nov 28, 2007 9:54 am

Randy Fandango wrote:For the filthy lucre.....
Giles
I'm in it for the hot chicks....

Motorboater X at this years SBX........ ;-)

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Post by Joe Kirk » Wed Nov 28, 2007 10:23 am

I like getting naked in the middle of nowhere.
What's this topic about, I didn't click on the link
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Post by briman » Wed Nov 28, 2007 10:26 am

The Voices in my head made me do it

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Post by Grumpy old man » Wed Nov 28, 2007 10:35 am

Because I kept falling out of the WWR I was introduced to boating in. It became a personal challenge against a lump of fibre glass.

Boating has given me no end of pleasure and problems but that's another thread.
Paddle well, Have fun.

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Post by Strad » Wed Nov 28, 2007 10:58 am

Just because it happened that way.....
Old School?? I miss my AQII..
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Post by Performance Kayaks » Wed Nov 28, 2007 11:02 am

Rich C wrote:Because I'm English and thus crave the dissapointment that the British paddling season offers.
[LAUGHED]

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Post by Performance Kayaks » Wed Nov 28, 2007 11:05 am

It was the only thing at the time that took my mind off a big problem that I had and, therefore, is the greatest thing in the world!

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Post by Mike Mayberry » Wed Nov 28, 2007 11:22 am

In school I couldn't throw, catch, kick, run or jump (I still can't!) but in the cub scouts I found that I could paddle rings around those who could!

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Post by Grumpy Fisherman » Wed Nov 28, 2007 11:34 am

I'm terrified of water.

I was also pretty good at football, but got bored of it.

After paddling, you appreciate being alive so much more.

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Post by Rick Foster » Wed Nov 28, 2007 11:37 am

Cus its fun.

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Post by TheKrikkitWars » Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:46 pm

Because it was a different challenge to rugby or XC cycling and there was much less of a competitive element... And I love water.
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Post by hhzoombird » Wed Nov 28, 2007 1:00 pm

Because of the discovery that sitting in a nice warm pub feels 10 times more enjoyable if it takes place just after throwing yourself down a snowmelt rockstrewn chossy* torrent

(*No, I don't actually know what "chossy" means)

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Post by mharrall » Wed Nov 28, 2007 1:01 pm

I felt that this was such an important question that I ought to meditate for a while. After several hours of deep relaxing meditation I reached a state of enlightenment, an answer drifted forward from the depths of my subconciousness and presented itself to me.

But if you think I’m going to tell you lot what it was then you’ve got another think coming. Do your own hard thinking! :)

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Post by pwilkinson » Wed Nov 28, 2007 1:05 pm

mharrall wrote:I felt that this was such an important question that I ought to meditate for a while. After several hours of deep relaxing meditation I reached a state of enlightenment, an answer drifted forward from the depths of my subconciousness and presented itself to me.

But if you think I’m going to tell you lot what it was then you’ve got another think coming. Do your own hard thinking! :)
How do you know you haven't just solved temporal focus or the answer to life the universe and everything?

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