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SkyOCiel  (C License)

May 20, 2003, 7:06 PM
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Hello all, i seem to have a little problem, i started skydiving by tandem thinking it will be my first and last skydive experience, but as it seems to happen frquently i got totally hooked!!!!
now 2 months later, i just got off student status on saturday ...
first solo was amazing, but now my problem is : i can't think or talk about anything else, when people talk to me i catch myself thinking "what will i do on the next JumP" or "look at the sky, it's so blue...'
is there any cure for that?
besides jumping every day (i've actually thought about it...)


bbarnhouse  (D License)
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May 20, 2003, 7:12 PM
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Welcome to the great black abyss that is skydiving....Smile


beemertec  (A License)

May 21, 2003, 6:38 AM
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Welcome to the forums and congratulations on getting off student status, although we are really students for as long as we jump because we are always learning.
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i can't think or talk about anything else, when people talk to me i catch myself thinking "what will i do on the next JumP" or "look at the sky, it's so blue...'
is there any cure for that?

I don't think there is a cure for it, but don't feel bad. I do the same thing.Wink


Casie  (B 25656)

May 21, 2003, 6:40 AM
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Welcome! Congrats on graduating from student statusTongue There's no cureCrazy


Nuke  (A 18968)

May 21, 2003, 7:27 AM
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......besides jumping every day (i've actually thought about it...)

It only crosses my mind ones every 5 minutesTongueCrazy.

Welcome to the forums.


BenGriffiths  (B 103613)

May 21, 2003, 7:37 AM
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now my problem is : i can't think or talk about anything else

Neither can I - in fact I doubt many people canSmile


JoHawley  (C 103157)

May 21, 2003, 8:37 AM
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For some people it wears off a bit..for others it just gets worse and worse!
Dropzone.com is a good place to come to get that skydiving fix when you can't jump. Particularly necessary during those long winter months...


CanuckInUSA  (D 26396)

May 21, 2003, 8:43 AM
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Welcome to DZ.COM ... we can help you with your compulsive skydiving feelings ... jeepers ... who am I kidding ... I've got the bug too ... my first tandem was 10 months and 239 jumps ago. Angelic


Lioness  (A 44276)

May 21, 2003, 9:02 AM
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I'm so glad SkyOCiel posted this topic... I feel the same exact way! At times I think I must be annoying the hell out of my whuffo friends! Even some of my friends who have done tandems before, I don't feel they think of it as often. Now granted, I'm a pretty outspoken person. But no matter who is talking about what, if I'm involved in the conversation, I will always turn it into talk of skydiving. Every morning I open my blinds, look to the sky, and think what a good jump day it is! (Which is quite often here in N. Cali).

Anyway, thanks for reminding me that I'm not the only one out there that thinks about skydiving so much. I have not found a cure, and I'm not quite sure if I want one. Crazy
Does it get better if you have more skydiver friends?

Blue Skies


Amazon  (D License)

May 21, 2003, 9:02 AM
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Hey welcome to SkyPeopleSmile

I just started jumping again about 2 months ago.. so far 30 jumps or so back in the sport and I think the people at work are tired of hearing about skydiving.. even the 10 people from work I got to come indulge in my addiction are tired of it.. except for the three that are now into it as well.Angelic

Amazon


(This post was edited by Amazon on May 21, 2003, 9:34 AM)


Premier skymama  (D 26699)
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May 21, 2003, 9:06 AM
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Welcome to the forums! Smile As you can see from these responses, you are not alone in your obsession. That's one reason why dropzone.com is so great; we can share our enthusiasm for the sport without getting that "eyes glazed over" look like we get from whuffos. Sly


Sebazz1  (D 23382)

May 21, 2003, 9:08 AM
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Hi NatashaLaugh

Send me your e-mail when you get a chance through the private messages... We have group meetings occasionally for those of us inflicted with this skydiving obsessionWinkWink... You can talk skydiving all you want and we wont get sick of it!!

Congratulations againWink... You're going to be a damn good skydiver too!!


SkyOCiel  (C License)

May 21, 2003, 10:17 AM
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Lioness,

Does it get better if you have more skydiver friends?

all i can say as it has to because when you talk about jumping they are intersted and they share your passion.

where is the quote that you have from?
""Once you have tasted flight,...."

enjoy the skies


SkyOCiel  (C License)

May 21, 2003, 10:25 AM
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Hi Seb,
that sounds great to me.
how do i use the private message thing?

SkyOCiel


Lioness  (A 44276)

May 21, 2003, 11:31 AM
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Lioness,

where is the quote that you have from?
""Once you have tasted flight,...."

I got this online. According to the source it was said by Leonardo Da Vinci. I have tons of "skydive" quotes if your interested in seeing more. If so, just PM me. Wink


racer42  (D 28576)

May 21, 2003, 2:16 PM
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Ya know...never gave it a thought until someone suggested I do something special for my 40th birthday. Now all I do is think about dive flow, canopy flight and to afford more of same. Some of us are just doomed to a life time of some seriously intense fun.Cool


SkyOCiel  (C License)

May 21, 2003, 3:10 PM
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Some of us are just doomed to a life time of some seriously intense fun.


Amen to that brother!!!!!


Nuke  (A 18968)

May 22, 2003, 3:06 AM
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We have group meetings occasionally for those of us inflicted with this skydiving obsessionWinkWink

Like this weekend in Perris?Tongue


FallinWoman  (C 32269)

May 22, 2003, 3:14 AM
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Welcome to dz.com....and to the skydiving obsession!

Don't try to fight it....thinking about skydiving all the time is completely normal. ( at least amongst fellow skydivers!)

I. too, did one tandem thinking that would be it for me. 274 jumps later I am still going strong!!!

Best of luck and again...WELCOME!!


lizzieb  (D 27386)

May 22, 2003, 9:44 AM
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hi natasha!

welcome to dz.com...and say goodbye to any productivity during your day!

yeehaw! another member of the hollister hot chick skydiving club is posting on dz.com!

-Liz Smile


robskydiv  (D 26660)

May 22, 2003, 1:34 PM
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Just be careful when you drive your car. I often daydream about skydving while driving.


SkyOCiel  (C License)

May 22, 2003, 2:06 PM
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Just be careful when you drive your car.


i know what you mean, i have an open roof and often i catch myself with my hand outside thinking about flying...

when they say the biggest risk you take when skydiving is the long car drive to get to the plane...there is some truth to that!!!

S-


outofit  (Student)

May 27, 2003, 8:55 PM
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welcome!


effinjump  (D License)

May 28, 2003, 1:26 PM
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Hello all, i seem to have a little problem, i started skydiving by tandem thinking it will be my first and last skydive experience, but as it seems to happen frquently i got totally hooked!!!!
now 2 months later, i just got off student status on saturday ...
first solo was amazing, but now my problem is : i can't think or talk about anything else, when people talk to me i catch myself thinking "what will i do on the next JumP" or "look at the sky, it's so blue...'

*** i'm afraid that your problem is terminal. at this time next year you will look around to discover that every friend you have is a skydiver**** -Rob
is there any cure for that?
besides jumping every day (i've actually thought about it...)



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