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Why is this cool?
« on: February 06, 2011, 08:13:09 AM »
If you have the friends I have, you've already been sent this video multiple times and been told you should do it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWjZSjeYOm4


I'm not saying it's not cool. In fact, I am asking why it IS cool. Like, it is cool, I just can't figure out why.


Part 2, why do people think of parkour (hence they think of you) when they see this video? There's absolutely nothing parkour about it. I can guess at why, it's just an interesting thought...



On another note, this is post 1500 for me... I guess that means I should go out and train more...
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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2011, 08:53:58 AM »
It's cool because...in all honesty I have no effing idea why this is cool.  Good question.

Now I have a question - WHERE DO THEY SELL THOSE?!?!

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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2011, 10:52:19 AM »
It's not the item that's cool, it's the way that people are using it that's cool. Jackie Chan was able to make almost any object cool. Really the object is too simple and useless to be any cool on it's own. Think about it... people might as well start making any random object into an extreme sport

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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2011, 10:56:53 AM »
This is hilarious, rather than cool. The most tricked out way of sitting down. This is like a parody of extreme sports.
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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2011, 11:05:15 AM »
I think it's pretty stupid...

It's like a fat baton that you sit on.

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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2011, 11:14:58 AM »
HARDCORE SITTING DOWN!!!!

I mean, it's uhhh.....sitting down....hard.  I'm not sure that it's anything but the American dream (being lazy) but in the most extreme way you can think of.  ::)
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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2011, 11:34:39 AM »
I thought it was stupid too but... I just can't stop myself from watching it lol
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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #7 on: February 06, 2011, 11:57:09 AM »
Hahaha, just got a link to a video of Hockern today. My friend linked it to me and said "this looks like another random thing that you'll decide to get ridiculously good at." He just may be right...now where can I find myself a Sporthocker?

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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2011, 12:07:06 PM »
It's cool because, well. It's creative sitting, really. I'm not sure. [WTF]
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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2011, 12:49:55 PM »
It looks kinda fun but really stupid at the same time  :P

like you think people look at traceurs funny? If i was doing that where i live people would be like wtf is this kid doing?

I mean when you look at what this thing really is, Its just a portable chair that you can do tricks with lol
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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #10 on: February 06, 2011, 02:57:28 PM »
Water conforms to the shape of it's surroundings. Do not be water. Shape your own life.

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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #11 on: February 06, 2011, 03:07:35 PM »
"Those who stand for nothing, will fall for anything."

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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #12 on: February 06, 2011, 03:21:31 PM »
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypcDlirQoR0

Now shit just got serious.

WTF????  [WTF]  Someone did NOT just spend time practicing this. :/
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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #13 on: February 06, 2011, 04:49:35 PM »
Fail... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4EXhj7HIq4


I think it's "If you're too lazy to learn to trick, here. Have a chair."
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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #14 on: February 06, 2011, 10:08:15 PM »
WTF????  [WTF]  Someone did NOT just spend time practicing this. :/


 I don't think he did lol... all those tricks were lame and it seemed like just about anyone could get them down with a short amount of time. he prob thought it was funny

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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #15 on: February 07, 2011, 06:28:54 AM »
It's interesting... I would put it in the same category as the Extreme Ironing practitioners.
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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #16 on: February 07, 2011, 06:44:58 AM »
http://www.sporthocker.com/shop/shop/sporthocker/

there ya go... NOW GO GET UNGODLY GOOD AT THIS :-Sarcasm

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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #17 on: February 07, 2011, 07:49:33 AM »
there ya go... NOW GO GET UNGODLY GOOD AT THIS

....yeah, nahw...I think I'm just going to take a nap instead.  ;)
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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #18 on: February 07, 2011, 09:35:55 AM »
....yeah, nahw...I think I'm just going to take a nap instead.  ;)

Lol make a really long hocker and sleep on it, then you can call napping a sport haha
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Re: Why is this cool?
« Reply #19 on: February 07, 2011, 09:49:21 AM »
wow............. kind of makes me feel sickly sad.