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UER Forum > Archived Rookie Forum > Winter Exploring? (Viewed 9936 times)
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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 80 on 12/8/2009 3:22 PM >
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Posted by ActionSatisfaction Esq.


Edit: Also, she gave me fruit rollups, and they were delicious.


lmfao

yes, see no bac-on either. +2 on that motion.

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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 81 on 12/8/2009 5:12 PM >
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wtf....i didnt get any fruit rollups!! watch if i ever bring you anywhere else....na im jk but i am jealous.

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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 82 on 12/8/2009 6:52 PM >
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hhaha sorry... you werent in our car! next time...

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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 83 on 12/8/2009 7:08 PM >
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uh huhhhhh

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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 84 on 12/8/2009 7:57 PM >
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Ah, well then, my apologies... You post... Suspiciously LOL

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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 85 on 12/9/2009 1:10 AM >
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Posted by Shutchatrap
Ah, well then, my apologies... You post... Suspiciously LOL



Haha. I knew exactly why you said that too. Reason i didnt say anything about it. Cause i kinda would have thought the same if i didnt know her in person. S'all good tho!

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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 86 on 12/9/2009 4:46 AM >
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Posted by Shutchatrap
Ah, well then, my apologies... You post... Suspiciously LOL


I was think'n too much coffee.


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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 87 on 12/9/2009 5:55 PM >
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wait, so what did i do?
he offered to show us around... i merely agreed to the offer..


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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 88 on 12/9/2009 8:22 PM >
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Posted by thatwhichisi
wait, so what did i do?
he offered to show us around... i merely agreed to the offer..



It wasn't so much WHAT you said, rather, HOW you said it. You sounded like a cop snooping around for information.




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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 89 on 12/9/2009 8:36 PM >
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In the winter months I'm extra weary of sketchy flooring.

Dirty ice (floating on deep, dark waters) can look a lot like a cement floor in a dark room.

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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 90 on 12/9/2009 9:13 PM >
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Posted by Shutchatrap


It wasn't so much WHAT you said, rather, HOW you said it. You sounded like a cop snooping around for information.




Yea thats what i told her haha. Its how you came about with it and what not. If i didnt meet you in person i would have been kinda sketched out too. But since i know you i can stick up for you =D

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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 91 on 12/9/2009 9:22 PM >
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Posted by tribeachpunk
In the winter months I'm extra weary of sketchy flooring.

Dirty ice (floating on deep, dark waters) can look a lot like a cement floor in a dark room.


However, deep, dark, sketchy waters are also sometimes frozen, allowing entry or crossing of otherwise irretrievably flooded areas. Although, I've been known to just go right into the flooded area anyway, regardless of being solid...

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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 92 on 12/9/2009 9:48 PM >
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Posted by bfinan0


However, deep, dark, sketchy waters are also sometimes frozen, allowing entry or crossing of otherwise irretrievably flooded areas. Although, I've been known to just go right into the flooded area anyway, regardless of being solid...


You're right.

A few locals went out on the ice at an old RCAF base in the middle of winter (2007) and were successful. It looked pretty dangerous though.

http://www.uer.ca/...=20824&galid=21952

When we went back in the spring (2008) and nearly walked out on the same ice inadvertently, in the dark. It looked like a dirty cement floor. We had heard from others that it might have been dry.. Not so much.

http://www.uer.ca/...=20824&galid=24997

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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 93 on 12/10/2009 5:52 AM >
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-Easier to see: in winter, the ground and most surfaces are covered in white. This means that if you are wearing a black jacket, you will stick out like a sore thumb. Also, nighttime is 'brighter' so to speak, so again you will be more visible than you would in warm months.

-Watch your footprints: in the snow, your footprints and tire tracks can give you away. Not a very big deal if it's powdery snow and windy out, but other than that fresh tracks leading up to the door or window of some big abandoned factory are a dead giveaway.

-Manholes frozen: in the winter, manhole covers and similar objects may be frozen shut. If you plan to enter a drain at one point and leave somewhere else, be sure to have a backup plan.

-Floors, ice, and collapse: snow piled up on top of something is heavy. Be wary when you are under a large, flat, rotten roof with a few inches of the white stuff on it. It can come down at any second, either the snow, the roof, or both. Secondly, watch out for ice. You may not see that little patch of ice on the floor in front of you, slip, fall, break your neck, and not be able to call for help. Also, if a room or basement is flooded, be extremely careful if you want to put your weight on that ice. It may not be thick enough to hold your weight.

-Take it slow: this is the most important one. Whether you drive, walk, bike, crawl, swim, ski, snowboard, surf, waddle, or slide your way to an abandonment or storm drain, TAKE IT SLOW. Roads and sidewalks are terribly treacherous in the winter, I almost lost my 96 Mustang GT to a ditch six times today. That was driving to an fro walmart, which was only a mile away.

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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 94 on 12/12/2009 10:39 PM >
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Posted by dsankt


Walk backwards.




better yet walk on your hands.

even better levitate.

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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 95 on 12/14/2009 5:43 AM >
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Posted by YourMainParadox
hahaha what winter are you talking about? I am in florida The only thing I really worry about is more homeless/ bums inside these locations during cooler/ cold times... any experience?


I've been thinking the same thing! Has anyone else found that there are more bums inside abandonments when it's cold?

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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 96 on 12/15/2009 4:32 PM >
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Posted by Retro_Chick


I've been thinking the same thing! Has anyone else found that there are more bums inside abandonments when it's cold?


Absolutely! And not just abandonments either, in this area at least, they'll move into the drains so long as there is a dry spot big enough to sleep on or so long as the flow stays low enough that they can throw down a skid or two to sleep on top of. Pretty brilliant idea if you ask me, dangerous, but once it's snowing weather I can't imagine you'd have to worry about a flash drain flood unless it was a particularly hot melt day.

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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 97 on 12/21/2009 8:35 PM >
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Posted by Retro_Chick


I've been thinking the same thing! Has anyone else found that there are more bums inside abandonments when it's cold?



Wouldnt you?

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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 98 on 12/22/2009 2:39 PM >
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Posted by Ogre Battle
I dress like a construction worker in the winter. Big, heavy Carhartt coveralls are warm and rugged and if they get dirty or ripped, it just adds to the look of authenticity.


I would think that Carhartts would be the best exploring clothes anyway since they're made for rugged work site conditions. After all, dress the part, right? Why dress up in BDUs like a bunch of mall ninjas when you're going into an abandoned building that any hired professional would be going into wearing Carhartts and a hard hat?

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Re: Winter Exploring?
<Reply # 99 on 12/22/2009 3:54 PM >
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Posted by tribeachpunk
When we went back in the spring (2008) and nearly walked out on the same ice inadvertently, in the dark. It looked like a dirty cement floor. We had heard from others that it might have been dry.. Not so much.

http://www.uer.ca/...=20824&galid=24997


Damn that was fun!! I'm glad it was a local guy who nearly got killed first though!

Chris...

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