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« Reply #15 on: March 18, 2012, 07:04 PM »

When you have a tattoo of the wind at (on) your back.

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« Reply #16 on: March 18, 2012, 07:14 PM »

...You take early retirement because that pesky job is cutting into your flying time.
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« Reply #17 on: March 19, 2012, 04:38 AM »

When you have a tattoo of the wind at (on) your back.



nah...when you have a kite tattoo (or more than one)
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« Reply #18 on: March 19, 2012, 08:08 AM »

When you bring a kitebag along when you go car shopping, to see if it fits.

I forgot to bring the kitebag when I bought my Magnum, but I remembered that my R-Sky bag is basically as long as I am tall, so I folded down the rear seats and stretched out in the back, to make certain the trunk would close over me... if I fit, the bag would fit, too!
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« Reply #19 on: March 20, 2012, 09:15 AM »

Other people wait for planes, trains and buses, you wait for wind.

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« Reply #20 on: March 20, 2012, 01:41 PM »

Patiently?   Cheesy
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« Reply #21 on: March 20, 2012, 01:46 PM »

Patiently?   Cheesy

Ostensibly.

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« Reply #22 on: March 22, 2012, 04:24 PM »

When you sink the money, that you said not more than a short while ago was absolutely crazy to spend on a KITE, into a kite!!

Minutes later you are in a field, flying your new investment, and you can't wipe the smile off of your face!!

Abilene Texas   Late Summer 1990. Purchased a Bob Childs  Wizard from Windswept Kites, Sayles Blvd, Abilene Texas.   Still have it.   I was hooked.

I grew up flying paper Hi Flyer kites, early Gayla keeled kites, Puffer kites, etc.....  Not really counted until this epiphany in my life.

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« Reply #23 on: March 24, 2012, 07:35 PM »

When your family vacations are all to kite festivals.

When the hallway of your house is covered with India, Korean, and Brazilian fighter kites instead of framed family pictures.
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« Reply #24 on: March 25, 2012, 09:36 AM »

Going through a kite bag you find something and think "hey, I didn't know I had one of those!"

When your kite bags have letter designations: "A"bag, "B bag" etc.
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« Reply #25 on: March 25, 2012, 09:54 AM »

When you are buying spare parts and spars for kites you don't yet own  Sad
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« Reply #26 on: March 27, 2012, 11:55 AM »

when you design and build your own kite-closet.
only to find out it is way to small [after a month or so...]
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« Reply #27 on: April 10, 2012, 12:14 PM »

When you arrive at a kite festival and look up in the sky to see who's there.
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« Reply #28 on: April 10, 2012, 01:27 PM »

When you need new cloths but instead you buy kite stuff!
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« Reply #29 on: April 12, 2012, 04:52 PM »

when the contents of the kites you bring  exceeds the value of the automobile you drive Grin
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