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Old 01-09-2013, 11:08 AM   #26
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I swear more bad ideas (videos or pictures of them) come out of a Russia than anywhere. Is that whole f'ing country inbred or mentally handicapped?
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:14 AM   #27
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Wow setting the zorb loose right near a cliff.. thats a great idea! At least put up some strong fencing. A gust of wind could appear at any minute and push the zorb off.
The zorb is supposed to be on a not so steep path and contained. But hey this is soviet russia where rules are fixed with a few rubles.
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:22 AM   #28
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I feel like in principal it would be neat, but why you would do it anywhere even sort of near a cliff is beyond me.
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:22 AM   #29
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Those guys had some big balls to do that.
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:52 AM   #30
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deaf by zorbing? uh, no thanks

zorbing is what they do in countries that cant afford snow boards and skis.
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:56 AM   #31
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Maybe the US can learn from the Russians to reduce illegal immigration. After the Russian dashcams, the Russian bungee jumping and now this, I'm frankly terrified to visit Russia.
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Old 01-09-2013, 12:00 PM   #32
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Old 01-09-2013, 12:08 PM   #33
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In Soviet Russia, Zorb rides you!(over a cliff)
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Old 01-09-2013, 12:46 PM   #34
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I've seen that before. Didn't realize it was called zorbing.

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Old 01-09-2013, 01:50 PM   #35
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Honestly, I saw this vid on youtube and thought it was fake. So much so that a friend and I were laughing at it.

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Old 01-09-2013, 02:43 PM   #36
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That is one of the coolest things I've ever seen. Not quite as cool as the jetski-jetpack, but damn, I want to try that!!!!
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I'm guessing there was alcohol involved.
Alcohol, in Russia? No way.
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I feel like in principal it would be neat, but why you would do it anywhere even sort of near a cliff is beyond me.
There was a front-page story in the (mostly useless) Daily Mail about it today, and they kept using the term "operators" to describe the people who launched and tried to catch the ball. I had been thinking this was a video stunt some friends tried to pull off, but came away from that article with the impression it might have been a thrill ride they were taking as tourists.
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