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Old 3rd October 2006, 02:19 PM   #12
greytop
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One strange phobia I have is the inability to jump off things like swimming pool sides. I'm not afraid of heights & can swim so it must be something about the "edge".
I think cattle & sheep have the same fear, which is why cattle grids work, so maybe I've a form of mad cow disease!
It really caused a problem when I went for marine survival training and had to go in with lifejacket on from the 5m board. Hopefully in a real emergency with my backside on fire I'd have jumped anyway!!!
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