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Discussion in 'Mayberry Lounge' started by shanegotu11, Jul 31, 2016.

  1. shanegotu11 Brown Belt

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    OK sherdog I hate flying. I'm already scared of heights but flying takes the cake. I have flown multiple times but every time the door closes I wanna freak out and punch someone. I at least faced my fear multiple times but I don't like it any more.

    I need to fly more if I'm taking gaming even more serious but ugh.

    Anyone else?
     
  2. auger38 Will pay to check your oil

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    Face your fear head on. Go skydiving. Fear of planes and heights overcome in 30 minutes
     
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  3. lion paw Purple Belt

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    I used to NOT be. But now, I kind of overthink it when we take off.
     
  4. HereticBD Plutonium Belt

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    Just keep flying. You'll get used to it.
     
  5. shanegotu11 Brown Belt

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    So I can die of heart failure? No thx. Lol
     
  6. shanegotu11 Brown Belt

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    You think?
     
  7. HereticBD Plutonium Belt

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    Worked for me. I was terrified of flying before I started doing it regularly. Now it's nothing. I compare it to a fear of roller coasters. If you barely go on them, they can be intimidating. Once you ride 'em a few times, it's just another day at the park.
     
  8. auger38 Will pay to check your oil

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    I was scared of heights, I did it, and I'm way less scared now! But I was convinced I was going to die, and I said my goodbyes to everyone I loved before doing it. That was a weird feeling.
     
  9. HelloJapan Talking loud and saying nothing. Platinum Member

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    Love flying.
     
  10. TankAbbott4Eva Gold Belt

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    This. I was scared of flying but I took a job which required a lot of travel. Was hard at the start but got easier, still feels a little unnatural but you just get used to it I guess.

    Or you can drink, that helps a lot.
     
  11. Thai Domi Silver Belt

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    TSA

    No thanks.
     
  12. IAC :^)

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    Take flight classes, that will fix your fear.
     
  13. BisexualMMA Don't Put My Name in the Name of Steroids!

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    Didn't you say in the other thread that you are having a string of shit luck with gambling. Now you want to take gambling so seriously that you are required to fly more often than you want?

    Your life but...you sure you got this all planned out?
     
  14. EvilDDS Black Belt

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    Fear of flying? That's just "plane" silly
     
  15. EvilDDS Black Belt

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    I get it though, it's probably a control issue. You don't know what's going on behind those cockpit doors, look at videos on youtube, you'll probably feel better when you know how things work

     
  16. JSN choo-CHOO!

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    Just focus on the other problems with flying - seats too small, farts everywhere, intrusive TSA agents, bathroom floor covered in piss - and you won't even have time to worry about going 550mph in an aluminum tube 7 miles above the surface of the earth.
     
  17. Kneepocalypse This is your god now.

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    Turbulence used to freak me out bad, but after learning that it's nearly impossible for turbulence itself to bring a plane down I do better.
     
  18. The Hash Slinging Slasher Brown Belt

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    Ive had a couple scary experiences on planes.. Once while landing in ft. Worth, gust of wind hits the plane exactly when the wheels touch the ground, plane proceeds to hop on the wheels while the nose gets turned. The pilot throttled up and just took off again and I shit you not as soon as we were off the ground again he says "yee haw! We're going to try that one again folks" We circled back around and landed perfect . Also, if you ever land in el paso,(which is my closest major airport) just expect a bumpy ride.
     
  19. FadeLess Silver Belt

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    I dislike flying for 2 reasons ..... 1- its boring , the only fun part are the takeoffs and the landings.
    2- i hate the idea of not being in control of the situation , parachutes should be mandatory.
    Riding in a heli is much more fun.
     
  20. Jack Handy jr Silver Belt

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    I'm the guy praying the whole flight or self sedating like B.A.Baracus. Any jolt or turbulence gives me some pucker factor.

    If the good lord wanted us to fly he would've gave us wings
     

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