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Default 29-06-2011, 19:12

Got home today (wednesday) and the ladder has gone.

Looks like you hit it at the right time guys.
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Default 30-06-2011, 22:26

Top stuff chaps
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Default 01-07-2011, 01:05

I'm lucky to get a few hours a week spare these days and well.. I stood in Darwen not too long back devastated that I wouldn't be able to pull it off in time before the arranged date for the ladders coming down... and I decided that "next time"... 10, 15 years time when she's reladdered again that will be my chance.

The notion of standing on that ledge, the ledge where that flag was flown and Dibnah gave himself a good beating to fend of the cold, well.. I think that would be a life changer.

I'll close out on this, well done Ojay, SL and whoever else. Shouts to both BASE jumpers who attempted it on the night and.. remember that few men have stood up there.

Every last one was a blessed man, though.
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Default 01-07-2011, 07:25

Ironic , Iconic , we desire nothing so much as what we ought not to have...

You've got an infectious :)
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Default 01-07-2011, 18:32

That overhang is the stuff of nightmares.
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Default 07-07-2011, 11:11

Hey Ojay - nice comments in the LET .


Its deep but now very light down there... ٩(͡๏̯͡๏)۶
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Default 07-07-2011, 12:37

That's an awful over hang I really would have shit myself there im soo not good with heights ..well done and big balls.

nid oes bradwr yn y ty hwn
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Default 07-07-2011, 15:15

Your famous!

Did the police actually come for you then?

"Police gave chase as the last man climbed down, but were not able to catch him or the others."

"Town mayor councillor Paul Browne said: “They are not welcome in this town.

"If it were up to me, they’d get a hell of a long jail sentence.”"

So there!

I tell you what that reporter is pretty tasty , i would of asked to meet her in person n maybe shown her my chimney i could even make smoke come out the top

smoke me a kipper ill be back for breakfast
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Default 07-07-2011, 15:49

Load of bollox, their ace journalism has backfired

....Take pictures and leave ONLY
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Default 07-07-2011, 20:39

THREE men put their lives at risk by scaling a 279ft chimney for kicks in the dead of night.

Their ascent of Darwen’s India Mill was carried out with few safety precautions.

They weren’t wearing helmets, were only roped together on the ladders fixed to the side of the mill and part of their stunt involved ‘free climbing’.

Last night the group was condemned as reckless with one councillor saying they should be facing a jail sentence.

But the men insisted they were not ‘teenage, drunken vandals’, and said they carried out detailed preparations.
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