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    Rock Climbing

    I got my first taste for rock climbing when I lived in Colorado and I think it was one of the best places to start. Beautiful scenery and the mountains made for all kinds of climbing. I was really lucky to have friends that were "expert" (for lack of a better term...
    xiphos xiphos 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 1, 2007

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    This is a story I wrote about a repelling

    experience I had back in 2001. From 0 to 90 and back again Clear blue sky, not a cloud in sight. Pleasant temperature, with a gentle cooling breeze. God, what a glorious day. Off in the distance the first signs of autumn are painted on the trees. Brilliant gold and red are...
    Bifrost262 Bifrost262 46-50, M Dec 20, 2014

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    I Like to Watch!

    I live near Yosemite National Park and I like to watch the talented climbers. I myself had to be rescued from the side of a cliff when I was a kid. I was climbing behind some other older kids and could not stretch up to get the next hand hold....and made the mistake of...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F Feb 11, 2008

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    hopewolfchild hopewolfchild 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2014

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    ...or Used to Anyway

    Truth is, I haven't climbed in years. Well, once or twice on an artificial wall, but that's it. In high school I used to spend my weekends up in the mountains, or on a climbing wall. I was the golden boy of the high school team, and I out-climbed even my instructors. In the...
    TCat TCat 26-30, M Jun 10, 2007

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    I Started Getting In to It Years Ago

    ....but I got too busy with work at the time and dropped it like a lot of things.  Now I want to pick it up again, although, I don't know if I would want to scale huge mountains...  I may get too freaked out for that... but I just love rocks and I like bouldering.
    MissLily MissLily 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 5, 2008

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    Can't Get Enough...

    You know when you have an itch right in the mid-part of your lower back and it’s strategically placed, just in “that” spot you can’t reach. You stretch your arms every which way you can, yearning to relieve the energy with just a little scratch. Finally...
    sarahclimber sarahclimber 18-21, F Oct 10, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    Rock and metal helped me get through some very difficult times in my life, especially my teen years. I'll listen to most things rock and metal, from Korn to Slayer or Disturned to...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    My mood pretty much dictates what I'll listen to, it can be from any group from Abba to Zeppelin, but no Rap or way out there Jazz, it's just not for me. I mainly like hard and...
    aerosnz1 aerosnz1 56-60, M 2 days ago

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    Especially old rock like bon jovi and acdc. My favorite song would have to be either Livin on a Prayer and Dirty Deeds. Or maybe Highway to Hell c:
    lilykitten1998 lilykitten1998 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Mainly classic rock but my teenage daughter has been introducing me to a lot of great newer rock bands. I've always had an affinity for rock music, even when I was a kid. I grew up...
    Marloes2 Marloes2 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I really hope when I find someone special she'll be into rock & roll as well. Not that music taste matters a whole lot, it would just be nice to for once dig the same music... I'm...
    Inj3ction Inj3ction 22-25, M a week ago

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    I've like a few alternative rock bands. Coldplay, Cold War kids, kongos, x ambassadors, franz Ferdinand, modest mouse, imagine dragons, awolnation. Just to name a few.
    Randomness46 Randomness46 22-25, M a week ago

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    i like all rock music even classic rock
    autism1011 autism1011 22-25, M a week ago

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    Pretty much any type of rock, but I could listen to classic rock for hours.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic 26-30, F a week ago

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    Put the headphones on, turn up the volume and just sit back and enjoy it. That is unless I'm at home in which case I prefer listening through the speaker system :) Rock N' Roll...
    Inj3ction Inj3ction 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    I would scurry up a tree all the time when I was younger... I used to love to climb super high, get stuck, and then find new and creative ways to get down... Well not really new or...
    xXverlorenXx xXverlorenXx 22-25, M Feb 4

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    When I was a child I would climb the apricot tree in the back yard, sit on it's widest branch and eat apricots as I sat looking out at world around me, daydreaming. I loved to...
    1AngelHeart 1AngelHeart 46-50, F Feb 3

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    Through out my life surrounded by punk rock/rock/metal music etc. i've never felt more welcomed and at home in my life :)
    sabrinabryn sabrinabryn 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I wrote a poem about it actually a few years ago. I have a an old photo of me in my tree as a kid and brought back so many memories which is why I got in the tree last year. anyway...
    nnysspawn nnysspawn 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    you couldn't keep me out. I had a special branch hidden and high up that no one could find me. I would sometimes doze off up there. haven't been able to climb in years but did...
    nnysspawn nnysspawn 36-40, F Feb 3

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    So about a week ago I went for a long walk, something I often do to clear my head and relaxd. On said walk I found a huge tree not to far from a great view point along the coast...
    Jackson247 Jackson247 22-25, M Feb 2

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    My Rock History... So nowadays everybody is into dance,pop or hard metal. I can't find anybody who has similar taste in music. When i was 13,i had a album ''Tomorrow'' of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 1

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    You can't really hate rock music, or else, you're gonna get murdered.
    MangaMinx MangaMinx 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    who like rock music? who like ZZ top
    hornysexyman hornysexyman 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 1

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    With My Chemical Romance breaking up, and Brendon being the only original member of Panic! At The Disco, Fall Out Boy is probably like "WTF?! I thought we were going to Save Rock N...
    MangaMinx MangaMinx 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    SNAKES AND IRRATONAL FEARS A few years ago I was on vacation in my mother’s home village on a mountain in southern Italy and the village overlooks the bay of Naples. Her...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome 46-50, M 5 Responses Jan 31

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #28 White Rabbit One pill makes you larger, and one pill makes you small And the ones that mother gives you, don't do anything at all Go ask Alice, when she...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #27 Somebody To Love Jefferson Airplane When the truth is found to be lies And all the joy within you dies Don't you want somebody to love, don't you Need...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #26 Count on Me Jefferson Starship Precious love, I'll give it to you Blue as the sky and deep in the eyes of a love so true Beautiful face, you make me feel...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #25 Miracles Jefferson Starship If only you believe like I believe, baby We'd get by If only you believe in miracles, baby So would i If only you believe...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #24 Runaway Jefferson Starship You don't know how much I love you But I love you like the sun I'd like to put my arms around you And we could run run run...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    God of Thunder! and Rock n Roll!!!!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 29

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    I love rock music especially heavy metal rock, my best band is five finger death 💀 punch 👊
    Bawse Bawse 22-25 1 Response Jan 28

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #23 Here is a song from Stevie Nick's solo career Stevie Nicks and Don Henley (one of her flames) Leather and Lace Is love so fragile And the heart so...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #22 Fleetwood Mac Big Love Looking out for love In the night so still Oh I'll build you a kingdom In that house on the hill Looking out for love Big, big...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    You Are Scissors Sharp and brilliant, you can solve almost any problem with that big brain of yours. People fear your cutting comments - and your wit is famous for being both...
    bookerdana bookerdana 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 28

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    You Are Paper Crafty and creative, you are able to adapt freely to almost any situation. People tend to underestimate you, unless they've truly seen what you are capable of...
    shamusbird shamusbird 22-25, M Jan 28

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    For as long as i can remember I've had a collection of rocks. I would like to bring rocks home as a reminder of where i'd been. My mom actually had to create a rule around rocks...
    rottenrobi rottenrobi 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #21 Here is another one by Fleetwood Mac I like, not as big as the others and not a lot of depth lyrically but I love the harmonies. It is also a soft rock...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    ACDC-for those about to rock
    Schumy Schumy 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 26

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