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Old Aug 10th 2020, 4:03 pm
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Default Re: What have you never done?

Originally Posted by BristolUK View Post
I went to New York City but didn't go up the Empire State Building. It was zero visibility and my penfriend told me it wasn't worth it.
I've been to Paris several times, but have never been up the Eiffel Tower. I could never be bothered to wait to wait in long lines.
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Old Aug 10th 2020, 4:12 pm
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I've been to Paris, but not been into the Louvre (and never have, before or since), which was closed because of a stirke!

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Old Aug 10th 2020, 4:44 pm
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Originally Posted by johnwoo View Post
I've been to Paris several times, but have never been up the Eiffel Tower. I could never be bothered to wait to wait in long lines.
Some say the view from the Montparnasse Tower is as good, cheaper, less of a wait etc. But it's not the Eiffel Tower. It's just not.

I was surprised about the snack bar there (up the tower). For a tourist place you'd think it would be expensive. For locked in customers even more so. But I had a beer and a plate of chips for less than I'd have paid in Bristol.
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I have never learnt to swim despite partners teaching (trying to) and proper lessons 3 times during my life. I'm terrified of water above my knees. So just accepted that now especially as one doesn't know what's in the water-pool or sea.
I went up the eiffel tower and just had vertigo-not fun
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That's a good one. Does the North Sea count?
No. I've been on research ships travelling from north Germany to Tierra del Fuego. But I've never been seasick. I'd like to throw up in the Ocean one time only.


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I have never been to Europe or really anywhere outside North America except once to Australia.

Never scuba dived.

Never been to university.

Things I have never but would like to do someday.
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Old Aug 11th 2020, 7:26 am
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I have never played the piano.
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Old Aug 11th 2020, 12:03 pm
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I have never played the piano.
Never even tinkled? (on the piano )
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I have never skied on water or on snow.

I have never actually wanted to because I know I would be a disaster with my zero co-ordination.
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Never even tinkled? (on the piano )

I don't think that would do the keys any good at all
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I have never skied on water or on snow.

I have never actually wanted to because I know I would be a disaster with my zero co-ordination.

Snow skiing (downhill anyway) is right out. Far too much vertigo.

I wouldn't mind trying water skiing, since I'm pretty confident in the water.
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Old Aug 12th 2020, 1:56 am
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Originally Posted by Charlene
"I've never been to me"
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Old Aug 12th 2020, 3:14 pm
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Default Re: What have you never done?

Originally Posted by BristolUK View Post
Some say the view from the Montparnasse Tower is as good, cheaper, less of a wait etc. But it's not the Eiffel Tower. It's just not.

I was surprised about the snack bar there (up the tower). For a tourist place you'd think it would be expensive. For locked in customers even more so. But I had a beer and a plate of chips for less than I'd have paid in Bristol.
You were staying in the Bristol? I’ll bet a plate of chips there is pricey.

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I have never not 'fessed up when correctly called out.

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Old Aug 12th 2020, 4:35 pm
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Originally Posted by robin1234 View Post
You were staying in the Bristol? I’ll bet a plate of chips there is pricey.

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That looks nice. My hotel in Paris was the Observatoire Luxembourg.

I have stayed in a Hotel Bristol in Metz, though. Just a basic place for a stopover. The hourly room rates were quite useful for the pick-up I observed just outside
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