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    Anyone been skydiving?

    I am going in 2 days in Vegas with 2 buddies, getting kind of nervous, any goid pointers?



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    Re: Anyone been skydiving?

    Don't forget to pull the cord



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    Re: Anyone been skydiving?

    Wont have to worry, its a tandem jump, thats on the dude hooked to me



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    Re: Anyone been skydiving?

    Cinch the straps in your crotch up really tight. The pain of that is much less than them tightening up with the chute opens.


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    Re: Anyone been skydiving?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneVet View Post
    I am going in 2 days in Vegas with 2 buddies, getting kind of nervous, any goid pointers?
    Don't do it drunk.

    I've had 30 freefall jumps and never did a tandem, but that amazing feeling of jumping out of the plane can not be replicated.

    If you get a hair in your bum, Vegas has an indoor flight center where you actually hover over a giant turbine. Same as freefall except the altitude thing.



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    Re: Anyone been skydiving?

    You are not skydiving...you are strapped to another dude that is skydiving. Make your first jump a static line jump. You can always go back and ride the tandem ride later.



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    Re: Anyone been skydiving?

    I went skydiving and bungee jumping on back to back days. I think bungee was better. I would like to do a non tandem dive though, or base jump.



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    Re: Anyone been skydiving?

    Quote Originally Posted by SpokaneCY View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneVet View Post
    I am going in 2 days in Vegas with 2 buddies, getting kind of nervous, any goid pointers?
    Don't do it drunk.I've had 30 freefall jumps and never did a tandem, but that amazing feeling of jumping out of the plane can not be replicated.If you get a hair in your bum, Vegas has an indoor flight center where you actually hover over a giant turbine. Same as freefall except the altitude thing.
    I thought you had to do a few tandems first?



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    Re: Anyone been skydiving?

    Quote Originally Posted by Farnsworth View Post
    I thought you had to do a few tandems first?
    Depends on the state. I know in Wi you have to do a couple tandems first.



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    Re: Anyone been skydiving?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneVet View Post
    I am going in 2 days in Vegas with 2 buddies, getting kind of nervous, any goid pointers?
    It's not the fall that kills you, it's the sudden landing.


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Re: Anyone been skydiving?

    Quote Originally Posted by Acylum View Post
    It's not the fall that kills you, it's the sudden landing.
    Isn't it possible to be dead before you hit the ground?


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    Re: Anyone been skydiving?

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Cinch the straps in your crotch up really tight. The pain of that is much less than them tightening up with the chute opens.
    After my first jump I thought I would never be able to have kids. Luckily that wasn't the case.



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    Re: Anyone been skydiving?

    Quote Originally Posted by Me State View Post
    After my first jump I thought I would never be able to have kids. Luckily that wasn't the case.
    As in "luckily you found someone to have sex with you?"



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    Re: Anyone been skydiving?

    Make sure your parachute backpack isn't filled with sex toys!

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    Re: Anyone been skydiving?

    empty your bowels before going and don't scream like a girl when going out the door.



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