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    Flashaholic* Juggernaut's Avatar
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    Feb 2008
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    Au Most Anti-Flashaholic thing I've ever seen.

    Watching some extremely questionable "adventuring"
    This started off scary... than I find that the person trusting their life and a total novice at this is... only equipped with 2 flashlights.
    The one on is a head lamp he is borrowing which he is told "should last an hour or 2" and that seems fine to him for this activity, the 2nd is flashlight he never lets leave his hand a "Fenix" is sounds like not sure if his or not.. but he has no idea how to turn it on or make it work....

    I'm not sure at which point I'd stress more, the reality that flashlights today too complicated for use by nontrained personal in high Adrenaline environments, or the concept of going into something like this so critically unprepared.



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    The ironic thing is modern flashlights make it easier than ever to bring enough light with you - with the extended runtimes and multiple modes available. There is no excuse for this!

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    *Flashaholic* Str8stroke's Avatar
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    Great, now I am watching abandon mine videos all day. lol I would have gone with probably 5 or 6 lights and tons of spare cells. And chalk to mark my way back out.
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    *Flashaholic* Burgess's Avatar
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    Very interesting to WATCH,
    but certainly NOT
    the sort of activity I'd enjoy !

    Nightmare Material !

    Especially for us Claustrophobics !

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    Flashaholic* LeanBurn's Avatar
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    This is not my idea of a good time...but to each their own.
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    WTF has happened to YouTube? Every 5 seconds or so a full page width ad was plastered over that video.

    As a teen I lived in Northern California, where there are 1000s of abandoned mines. We used to run through them in the dark, sometimes lighting the way a bit with a BIC lighter. Once my buddy fell straight down a 30 foot downshaft. We extracted him with...wait for it...a garden hose (!) and took him to the hospital for treatment. We would crawl deep, deep, deep into these old mines, squeezing into the smallest tunnels with absolutely no thought of the consequences.

    At least we were dumb teenagers. Duds in that video have no excuse.

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