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I Did a Parachute Jump

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    I Did My Jump Solo!

    After the service and when I was in College I met a ex-Marine and me being ex-Navy got alone real well. And we started comparing notes and he mention that he did jumps in the service and said I would never do it. We it just so happens that a local jump instructor was giving...
    OutgoingMarc OutgoingMarc 56-60, M Sep 21, 2012

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    The Jump

    About 3 years ago i was "chosen" / volunteered to keep a mate company on his birthday present (basically everyone else chickened out and i had little choice) ..It was to be a static line jump and not even tandem.. at the time didn't really know what it meant and didn't care.. i...
    matt609 matt609 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2010

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    First Flight, First Jump

    I carried out my first parachute jump when I was 24. A group of us decided to do a jump and raise some money for Charity. Well it was also the first time I ever flew. I had two thrills I'm one go. I was thrilled just by being in the air flying. There were four of us in the plane...
    charlie1960 charlie1960 51-55, M Aug 4, 2010

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    Jumping

    I parachuted once and it was such a rush to leave the plane, the acceleration was unreal, took my breath away. I would recommend it to anyone who thinks they want to try it, just do it. I jumped with a guide so not quite as fun as doing it by yourself, I still might try it again...
    tinadoed tinadoed 36-40, F Jun 5, 2013

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    AdrianLou AdrianLou 18-21, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I Was So Scared

    I too am scared of heights, and of flying n feel sick even if i walk backwards let alone fly up to 10,000 feet backwards!!! I did my jump in memory of a special little boy so he gave me the urge to jump out of the plane!! Couldn't actually move to the door as they turned the...
    sazead sazead 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2007

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    I pack round parachutes

    for a living. Packing one right now. It's a reserve parachute that goes on the chest
    crono84 crono84 26-30, M Jan 18

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    Back when I was in Middle School. I knew this boy he was a sophomore. We went to school together he eventually left the school obviously because he was older. I didn't feel pretty...
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    okay so once again my so called boyfriend is blaming me for something I swear he blames me for everything I'm getting so tired of it actually I'm not getting tired of it I am tired...
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    My life consists of siblings accusing me of something I didn't do. When I say I didn't do it they say I'm lying when actually I don't remember the last time I lied... Besides when...
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    Except. Except.... when you loose them. I.dont know why Im posting this. So we were close very close had our ups and downs....Stretched my limits cause it was him and I wanted...
    Voldemortia Voldemortia 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I made a decision that cost me eternal love, joy, peace, relationship... all the good things that only Love Himself can give. I don't understand why I did it, the only answer would...
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    We did not have the same religion I didn't have standards We were into drugs We lived the fast lifestyle Now that my standards changed He didn't like it so we grew apart From what...
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    We did not have the same religion I didn't have standards We were into drugs We lived the fast lifestyle Now that my standards changed He didn't like it so we grew apart From what...
    MyDoctorLove MyDoctorLove 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    Well, I asked her to do something she didn't really feel comfortable doing so I did it first and she followed suit. Can you guess what it was?
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    I misjudged the whole situation and I make a dumb mistake. I had a job at a hardware/D.I.Y store, which had okay hours and I didn't really enjoy, but I would have got the hang of...
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    I wasn't interested back then. Besides, kids teased me back then, and I didn't want to go. I didn't think they'd allow my boyfriend outside my school to attend. I had terrible...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 1 Response Jul 20

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    I never went to prom, because my high school, didn't really have a prom, however we did have school dances. (It's probably all the same sh*t anyways). I think we had 3 per year...
    DeathstalkerScorpion DeathstalkerScorpion 22-25, M Jul 20

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    I was married for 30 years. My husband was always a secretive, touch-me-not person. He criticized me constantly. Divorce except for reason of adultery is forbidden in my church so...
    GrandmaNanma GrandmaNanma 61-65, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Wasnt that a bad experience? I cant count how many times he made me feel so stupid. I guess thats normal for loving someone who didnt love you back.. I think back at my old self...
    beautifulego beautifulego 16-17 2 Responses Jul 17

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    No i didnt. I was a curious little cat, i was naive, eager, in need some kind of affection, lonely and sad. I've done it with a couple of people and the first guy, well lets...
    lonelywandererx lonelywandererx 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Absolutely- and of course getting yelled at for it, which didn't stop me. Another great thing to jump on? Bubble paper. But I hear they're making it with "unpoppable" bubbles...
    OVAmor2L2 OVAmor2L2 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Who says that I don't still jump on the bed? :P
    misanthropicpessimist misanthropicpessimist 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    His face still haunts me in my dreams. I still dream about him. I still stop breathing for a second when I see a guy with long messy hair similar to his hair color. a red car. a...
    Kikiana1 Kikiana1 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Today it has been made absolutely official. I have been dumped by my boyfriend for the third or fourth time (I lost count) in a month. I keep letting him into my life because I...
    Cowrie35 Cowrie35 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    And I never expected my kids to either. I have always taught my teenagers that there is nothing wrong with sex and that it is a wonderful experience when you are with someone you...
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    I Fell in love with her when I was 14. At 25 I never stopped loving her. We are good friends and always go on adventures that most people only wish they could do. We dated when we...
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    I found a daddy to teach me stuff. I wasn't even looking for it. We started talking and it led to hanging out and stuff. He didn't do anything yet. I was nervous but quickly got...
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    Now I feel like I'm just not going to get anyone I mean every time I've tried to care and love someone it's always been someone else that took her away or she left the city or...
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    Last week my boyfriend said he thought things had changed between us and we had a conversation I wish I could forget. I asked him if he wanted to be with me and if he still loved...
    Ems1864 Ems1864 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 8

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    Went off jumping on the bed when I hit my head on the ceiling. Ow.
    LonerGirl24 LonerGirl24 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 8

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    My heart burns at the thought of you. You were someone to me. You meant something to me. You were more than just a guy I saw at work every day. You were more than a pleasant...
    kisstherainn kisstherainn 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Cerabelle Cerabelle 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Lol I look like are girl and this is the first time I did my makeup lol what do you think ??
    trew5432 trew5432 13-15, M 48 Responses Jul 5

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    My boyfriend is not in love with me anymore but we are still a couple. Furthermore , he is talking to other girls and probably cheating. I'm still in love with him and I don't know...
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