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Old 05-10-2011, 07:26 AM   #1
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Afraid Of Heights?


Just saw this new attraction at CN Tower in Toronto - coming this summer

"Thrill-seekers will be able to walk hands-free along a 1.5-metre-wide ledge around the top of the tower’s main pod, 356 metres (1,170ft) above the ground."

I've jumped out of a plane before but for some reason this makes me sweat!

http://www.citytv.com/toronto/cityne...alk-attraction
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Old 05-10-2011, 04:35 PM   #2
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I dont like a 6' ladder. No way would I do that.

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heard about this on the radio this morning, sounds cool but for some reason it seems like it could be a insurance nightmare if something ever happened
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hmmm.. .ill pass!
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heard about this on the radio this morning, sounds cool but for some reason it seems like it could be a insurance nightmare if something ever happened


They probably make you sign all these waivers that takes all responsibility away from CN....
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I'd do it just to be able to say I did.

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I went up it many years ago and remember thinking of things like "what if this tower fell?" while looking down on helicopters flying over Toronto.

The elevator ride was wild.

No way I'm doing it.
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Hell yeah!
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Personally I dont see the risk? Youre tied off and attached to a steel rail. It would be nice because of the view, and would probably be a little exhilarating, But for $175 I dont think its worth it.
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My heart rate went up just watching that. I can work 20-30 feet in the air all day, 160 stories up, no thanks. And I do realize 20' is enough to kill me.
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join a trade union, and work in a big city, sooner or later you are a couple hundred feet up. I have been up 120 on a JLG, It makes your ass hole pucker when it sways 2 feet each way. the highest I have been is 63 stories about 700 feet on a hanging scaffold. it is high as hell
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3 stories or 118 stories doesn't matter you fall off you go splat. Imagine falling off though, you would have some time to think about stuff
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Not afraid of heights just a very healthy respect for it.

I have gotten scared a time or two up high and in the wind that is no fun beleive me.
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3 stories or 118 stories doesn't matter you fall off you go splat. Imagine falling off though, you would have some time to think about stuff
Such as, "Wth was I thinking?!".

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20-30 minutes is a long time to have on pants with **** in them...
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I was all ready for

Til they hit me with the price tag
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I was all ready for

Til they hit me with the price tag
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I'm not afraid of heights, I'm afraid of falling......
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I'm not afraid of heights, I'm afraid of falling......
Naa, just the sudden stop at the bottom....
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I'd love to do that. I wonder if they'd give me a discount if I didn't use one of the harnesses.

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