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Toss him with a parachute?

I am planning an event for a friend, with dozens of guests. We will be outside. My friend wants to be tossed up in the air with a parachute. Essentially something like the traditional Inuit blanket toss. Is such a thing feasible? What kind of parachute do I need? (How big, what material?) I want to do this safely. [more inside]
posted by Marquis on Jun 9, 2013 - 19 answers

Won't Get Fooled Again

Recent news story suggest that the FBI may have a new suspect in the DB Cooper hijacking case from 40 years ago. Why is the FBI spending any time on this? Isn't there a statue of limitations on this? If the suspect is dead, why waste any time on it at all? Is it just so that the FBI can say they solved it, or is there a reason why they would pursue this?
posted by AugustWest on Aug 1, 2011 - 10 answers

Help me find an old Ironkids Bread commercial

Does anybody remember the Ironkids bread commercial where a bunch of kids go around rapping about the awesomeness of Ironkids bread? It was from the early 90s, since the kids are wearing parachute pants and eye-blisteringly colorful clothing. I am dying trying to find the video online. [more inside]
posted by i8ny3x on Mar 7, 2011 - 4 answers

Have the job search methods laid out in What Color Is Your Parachute worked for you?

Have the job search methods laid out in What Color Is Your Parachute worked for you? [more inside]
posted by ursus_comiter on Sep 28, 2010 - 10 answers

Free Falling

Looking for a decent (used) sport parachute. [more inside]
posted by C17H19NO3 on Jun 16, 2007 - 7 answers

How can I finally start doing something with my life?

What should I get an M.A. in? [more inside]
posted by xanthippe on Sep 19, 2006 - 19 answers

What is parachuting like?

On my last birthday, my girlfriend presented me a parachute jump which will take place on friday. Who has done this so far, what are your experiences?
posted by tcp on Jun 7, 2004 - 20 answers

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