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Capn Notarious
21st Mar 2005, 18:49
Tried and it bit me I fell. Fifteen minutes total. Never did learn to skateboard.

Solid Rust Twotter
21st Mar 2005, 18:55
Pretty much the same thing. Started out slowly and latched onto my Dads VW Beetle as he left for the shops one afternoon. He didn't realise I was external stores and by the time he hit the main road I was in deep sh#t. Eventually let go and took a dive into the tarmac, then had to hobble home. Got a hiding too when Dad found out.

Still have the scars and occasionally a bit of gravel will surface....:}

FLCH
21st Mar 2005, 19:12
My 13 year old tried to teach me telling it was "easy", like "flying a plane" trouble is ...my maximus gluetius never hurt so much frying a plane. as it did on the skateboard, ...my 40+ year frame couldn't hack it so the answer is .....Never !

Evening Star
22nd Mar 2005, 12:39
frying a plane

In a little bit of olive oil and with some chopped onions, I gather the average plane is very tasty.:ok:

Parapunter
22nd Mar 2005, 13:29
Took the wheels off, found a mountain & waited for Winter. Much more satisfying & faster too.