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Aug 30, 2013
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I don't want to have yet another massive brain hemorrhage (Per CJC's diagnoses).

Can ALL of you loser MoFo's PLEASE start doing "Idiot checks" BEFORE leaving the crag?

If you do this SIMPLE task, you will not be leaving your shit behind.

THANKS in advance!
Locker
From Yucca Valley, CA
Joined Oct 13, 2002
2,538 points
Aug 30, 2013
Locker wrote:
I don't want to have yet another massive brain hemorrhage (Per CJC's diagnoses). Can ALL of you loser MoFo's PLEASE start doing "Idiot checks" BEFORE leaving the crag? If you do this SIMPLE task, you will not be leaving your shit behind. THANKS in advance!
Amen, some err, a lot of people consider me an OW ass crack when I say that belongings obviously forgotten (no one around for a few hours, no fresh blood nearby, not organized in a tidy cache) is pure, careless, littering. I do not accept that, and WILL gladly remove it along with the candy wrappers and other crap that I usually find in the same areas.
Avalon'cha
From your girlfriend's bedroom
Joined Aug 30, 2013
3 points
Aug 30, 2013
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I disagree, feel free to leave all the gear behind that you want. I could use more bootie gear. Ray Pinpillage
From West Egg
Joined Jul 23, 2010
155 points
Aug 30, 2013
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Please, Locker, don't lose your mind! NC Rock Climber
From The Oven, AKA Phoenix
Joined Dec 6, 2009
71 points
Aug 30, 2013
Ray Pinpillage wrote:
I disagree, feel free to leave all the gear behind that you want. I could use more bootie gear.
Shhhhh. If you say it like that they may catch on ;)
Avalon'cha
From your girlfriend's bedroom
Joined Aug 30, 2013
3 points
Sep 2, 2013
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"IDIOT CHECK!" bump.



In case anyone here doesn't know what an "Idiot check" is:

Idiot Check = when done climbing, BEFORE heading back to the car or where ever, a person goes and CHECKS to make sure nothing is accidentally left behind.

This should be performed each and every time you head out.

Make it a habit and chances are you won't leave anything behind.
Locker
From Yucca Valley, CA
Joined Oct 13, 2002
2,538 points
Sep 2, 2013
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As I was growing up I had the opportunity to participate in the various Boy Scout programs. We were taught to "Police-up the areas" we camped around, upon arrival and before we left.
This was an important lesson both to leave the outdoors cleaner than how we found it, and to ensure no equipment or trash was left behind.
I still practice this philosophy on a regular basis.

Finding my wallet or car keys around the house however can be quite problematic! :(
Tom-onator
From trollfreesociety
Joined Feb 15, 2010
810 points
Sep 2, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: Estes Park Yart
Locker wrote:
"IDIOT CHECK!"In case anyone here doesn't know what an "Idiot check" is: Idiot Check = when done climbing, BEFORE heading back to the car or where ever, a person CHECKS to make sure all idiots are accounted for.


At least that's the way my buddy always presented it.
Idiot check: One, Two, sweet, we're good to go.

But yes, it's amazing how often a simple glace around when packing up has saved me from forgetting something.
Brent Apgar
From Out of the Loop
Joined Oct 20, 2007
176 points
Sep 2, 2013
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i'll just leave this here.
Jon Zucco
From Denver, CO
Joined Aug 15, 2008
374 points
Sep 2, 2013
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I blame today's stronger marijuana Cornelius Jefferson
Joined Apr 5, 2006
163 points
Sep 2, 2013
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crap, I left a couple dime bags in the canyon Buff Johnson
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Sep 2, 2013
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Some funny shit above.

LOL!
Locker
From Yucca Valley, CA
Joined Oct 13, 2002
2,538 points
Sep 3, 2013
I always call it a "head, ass, and balls" check. If I don't forget those, I shouldn't forget anything else. CraigS.
Joined Apr 30, 2012
18 points
Sep 3, 2013
Stoner Check? Greg Berry
Joined Aug 8, 2010
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