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May 9, 2012
Am I the only one sitting here thinking this is an awful, awful idea? Charles Vernon
From Tucson, AZ
Joined Jan 1, 2001
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May 9, 2012 Bill M
From Fort Collins, CO
Joined Jun 30, 2010
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May 17, 2012
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Tony B wrote:
1) Close your eyes 2) Loosen your standards 3) The only thing left that matters. (Giggle)

LOL, Tony, words to live by!
Joined Sep 26, 2008
408 points
May 18, 2012
Jake M wrote:
After climbing with a few people I've met on mp I think it would be nice to have a rating/feedback section for potential climbing partners. Something simple, like a 1-4 star rating and a "Would or would not climb with them again." Being able to provide public feedback would be nice. That way you wouldn't end up climbing with someone who might overstate their ability. Or if they are solid you could let other climbers know they are good to go.

You don't take your E-harmony match to meet your parents first date. You don't take the partner you just met on MP up anything you can't on-sight any day of the week. No need to make MP a cut-throat personality/ability gauntlet. Something as subjective as climbing partners will be undeservedly biased by the prejudices of the rater.
Personality and goals are way too subjective to be truly meaningful for a sport like climbing, no need to smear/praise those whose personal objectives might cause discomfort and/or stoke.
If you're bummed, don't call. If you're stoked, call 'em back.
Take a chance and judge for yourself. You're a climber!
matt davies
Joined Mar 9, 2007
25 points
May 18, 2012
David Stephens wrote:
Spot on, you must be a 5!

oh, CI's dreamy. He warms his hands up first and everything.
Joined Dec 9, 2007
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May 18, 2012
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yawn... just another bit of evidence showing that most mountainprodge users want the site to find them partners, get them to the crag, hold their hand, and wipe their asses for them. camhead
From Vandalia, Appalachia
Joined Jun 27, 2006
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May 18, 2012
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Charles Vernon wrote:
Am I the only one sitting here thinking this is an awful, awful idea?

No, you're not.
Mike Lane
From Centennial, CO
Joined Jan 21, 2006
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