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#25 Re: calling of the lime
March 13, 2009, 12:58:46 pm
Quality avatar there Doylo. I sincerely hope you are going to invest in some lime green shorts for when you get to the redpointing stage.....

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#26 Re: calling of the lime
March 13, 2009, 01:08:41 pm
Quality avatar there Doylo. I sincerely hope you are going to invest in some lime green shorts for when you get to the redpointing stage.....

Ha ha, well i've had the mom dad gay avatar for years, needed a change. Something tells me that lime green shorts might be quite hard to get hold of in 2020 Jasp!  ;)

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#27 Re: calling of the lime
March 13, 2009, 01:13:59 pm
Ah I've read your blog and foresee the siege being shorter than 11 years mate.

I actually owned the original shorts for a while. They were pinned up on our board. If only I hadn't lost them in one house move or another!

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#28 Re: calling of the lime
March 13, 2009, 01:16:44 pm
Ah I've read your blog and foresee the siege being shorter than 11 years mate.

I actually owned the original shorts for a while. They were pinned up on our board. If only I hadn't lost them in one house move or another!

Shit, i would have paid big bucks for those!

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#29 Re: calling of the lime
March 13, 2009, 01:32:41 pm
March and still not managed to get time to gte to Malham....livid.  :'(

Jerry is now one step closer Doylo......  ;)

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#30 Re: calling of the lime
March 13, 2009, 01:37:46 pm


Amazing, i'm getting some! Anyone know where i can get some lazers?

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#31 Re: calling of the lime
March 13, 2009, 01:41:38 pm
Maybe it should be made mandatory that the caller of the Lime has to do Staminaband wearing a pair of those beauties.....

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#32 Re: calling of the lime
March 13, 2009, 01:45:33 pm
Awesome.

Doylo, you have mail.  :)

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#33 Re: calling of the lime
March 13, 2009, 06:23:35 pm
Anyone know where i can get some lazers?

Adam Wainwright had and maybe still has a mother lode of unused lasers.

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#34 Re: calling of the lime
March 15, 2009, 07:32:39 pm
March and still not managed to get time to gte to Malham....livid.  :'(


Pity, it was pretty mint today. Not to mention rather busy. Looks like the lime has been called at the Cove.

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#35 Re: calling of the lime
March 15, 2009, 09:17:05 pm
Has anyone called the lime in Scotland?

We drove right past the solitary bastion of limestone greatness today and I did feel a certain, gravitational urge to divert our path the way of the great white calcite.

Were we mad :alky: :shrug: :spank:

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#36 Re: calling of the lime
March 16, 2009, 08:12:30 am
Went for a walk with the family yesterday and drove past The Tor which looked mostly dry. Assume Powerband and other stuff on the RHS was dry as it was rammed.

Later stopped off at Crag X to have a look and despite the odd wet streak most stuff there was dry and doable.

It was warm (12ish degrees) but with a bit of a breeze............

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#37 Re: calling of the lime
March 16, 2009, 09:19:01 am
Has anyone called the lime in Scotland?

We drove right past the solitary bastion of limestone greatness today and I did feel a certain, gravitational urge to divert our path the way of the great white calcite.


Was that the "solitary" bastion at at Limekilns, Inchnadamph or Smoo cave? (I think there are others).

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#38 Re: calling of the lime
March 16, 2009, 09:32:18 am
 :oops: My knowledge of Scottish Lime is clearly substandard :rtfm:

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#39 Re: calling of the lime
March 16, 2009, 09:58:43 am
Indeed. What you get for living in the buckfast belt. Anyway, I reckon Limekilns would have been green, slippery and crap. Even in midsummer it's 2 of the 3.

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#40 Re: calling of the lime
March 16, 2009, 10:57:48 am
was minto at crag x yesterday between the water streaks - should be prime conditions by the end of the week if it stays dry, woohoo.

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#41 Re: calling of the lime
March 16, 2009, 10:59:29 am
Going in a few hours........... ;D

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#42 Re: calling of the lime
March 16, 2009, 10:39:05 pm
May last year, double figure temps in March this year - lots of people making an early start to the season and I'm already hearing people talking about the lime. Rubicon is dry, the Tor mostly so - could this be it? Limestone open season already?

One's initial reaction is "stop being a gaylord with this premature lime nonsense and get back on Lowrider"....

....but having felt grit recently, I think you guys are right. There might be more cold snaps but the lime is in the air. Even I feel the urge - purely as training for Easy Trad(tm) of course.

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#43 Re: calling of the lime
March 16, 2009, 10:47:53 pm
I reckon Limekilns would have been green, slippery and crap. Even in midsummer it's 2 of the 3.
It's been in alright nick the last few weeks, apparently, haven't been to check myself.

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#44 Re: calling of the lime
March 17, 2009, 08:10:31 am
I reckon Limekilns would have been green, slippery and crap. Even in midsummer it's 2 of the 3.
It's been in alright nick the last few weeks, apparently, haven't been to check myself.

By alright nick do you mean not green, just the other two? :)

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#45 Re: calling of the lime
March 17, 2009, 08:51:56 am
Don't diss Limekilns >:( . Even though 90% of UK inland limestone is toss, it's definitely in the other 10%.


I will concede some bits may occasionally be slippery though.

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#46 Re: calling of the lime
March 17, 2009, 09:02:02 am
I (personally) think it's shite. Worst limestone crag I have ever been to.

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#47 Re: calling of the lime
March 17, 2009, 09:07:02 am
You need to be dragged down to the tor....

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#48 Re: calling of the lime
March 17, 2009, 09:34:37 am
Wash your mouth out Fiend.

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#49 Re: calling of the lime
March 20, 2009, 02:12:58 pm
Where is Harris?!  :shrug:

It's 16 degrees outside, the sun is blazing down and there is a lovely cooling breeze.

Call it man! It must be time.  ;D

I'm off to Rubicon and Crag X shortly and if they're all dry then that seals it..........