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    Quote Originally Posted by ratagonia View Post
    If they manage to escape on their own... then they are not trapped.

    Kinda like "keeper" potholes. If you got out, it ain't a keeper!

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    When asked if he had ever been lost, Daniel Boone replied: "Nope, never been lost. Now I was a might confused for three days once..."

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    Loving the new avatar, Tom.
    hu∑bris
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    1. A personality quality of extreme or foolish pride.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ratagonia View Post
    Let me stick my foot in my mouth again:

    When asked if he had ever been lost, Daniel Boone replied: "Nope, never been lost. Now I was a might confused for three days once..."
    Haha! I can say the same damn thing.
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    Here is the link to the news update and video from Denver that Tom mentioned.

    https://kdvr.com/2019/05/01/woman-fr...cribes-rescue/

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    Now they gotta put a sign up there. Those folks are lucky they had someone good.
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    ďIf a 65-year old woman got stuck in the slot canyon, then surely me, a young whippersnapper could do it no problem...Ē

    If I was in Denver and loved the outdoors (and didnít know much about canyoneering) and saw these images/videos, it would of opened my world to this area and I would be on the next plane out there...

    ...only to get stuck, of course.



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