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Sun Sep 16, 2007 3:39 pm

Its clearly not the same as anywhere else - zoom out - you're surrounded by water - and you're not very "inland" in Florida either come to that.

But this is all besides the point ...

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Sun Sep 16, 2007 3:51 pm

fworley wrote:
Its clearly not the same as anywhere else - zoom out - you're surrounded by water - and you're not very "inland" in Florida either come to that.

But this is all besides the point ...

-Frazer


Oh right, I forgot... water magically makes wind pass through trees unharmed :P
Anyway this cake is great.
It's so delicious and moist
 
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Sun Sep 16, 2007 3:58 pm

Zippy8 wrote:
A nice, steady Fade works very well as counterpoint to the more manic stuff.

Have you people no range, no spectrum to your repertoires ? Must it all just be hyper-hyper-hyper ? :-k

Mike.


I like the video where Paul Gausel flying the Nirvana has a fade steady enough for him to reel the lines in, until the Niv is close enough for him to reach up and pluck it out of the sky.
A flyer of my limited (severely) ability is chuffed whenever I can intentionally enter a fade;to hold it for several seconds is a joyous triumph.

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Also, spending an hour trying to land a tip stab in a golf green hole vastly improves your technique


So what's your kite handicap now?
I've always thought golf courses looked nice places to be but never had any time for the game,so I like your idea.
 
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Sun Sep 16, 2007 8:40 pm

its stil the only kite that gives me the problem...
well, if you dont count strangers and psychos :-p

and I do fly on the beach so unclear wind is not the problem
Old school was a great school
 
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Jest_of_EVE wrote:
Also, spending an hour trying to land a tip stab in a golf green hole vastly improves your technique :D

I saw you doing this but didn't realise exactly what you were trying to do. Did you manage it?

I wonder what the golfers thought about all the little holes in their green?
 
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4!!!! :shock:
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Mon Sep 17, 2007 10:20 am

StuartB wrote:
Jest_of_EVE wrote:
Also, spending an hour trying to land a tip stab in a golf green hole vastly improves your technique :D

I saw you doing this but didn't realise exactly what you were trying to do. Did you manage it?

I wonder what the golfers thought about all the little holes in their green?


Got it in twice! First was a bit ropey but the second was straight in. Also had lots of fun side sliding the kite back and forth on that green :D

Mark
 
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Mon Sep 17, 2007 8:42 pm

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do people still like holding fades, that's so 90's, for me it's just a transitional position for moving onto more interesting tricks :wink:


But how else are you going to drink your beer?
 
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Mon Sep 17, 2007 10:00 pm

audiorob wrote:
and less dense obstructions.


Some of the people I have seen on the beach are very "dense obstructions".
 
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Sat Sep 22, 2007 10:05 am

Incidently Mark, Turtle holding is never a good idea. It wrecks your kexs, attracts flys and you will also need an understanding dry cleaner :?

For that matter how long have you held a turtle for!!!! :shock:
A NOHD will be published for the DS in due course, till then wear sunnies.