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View Poll Results: After viewing the video (in post 1), would you do the CN Tower Edge Walk?
Yes 7 43.75%
No 7 43.75%
Maybe/Undecided 0 0%
Only when I am really old and okay with dying! 2 12.50%
Voters: 16. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-25-2012, 06:14 PM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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You have a fear of heights and you would do that? I don't have a fear of heights and I almost threw up watching the video! LOL

Bungee I would do.
Skydive - never.
You don't have a fear of heights yet they terrify you, that makes sense!
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Old 05-25-2012, 10:13 PM
 
Location: Verde Valley
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No way, I couldn't even watch.
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Old 05-26-2012, 01:13 AM
 
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You don't have a fear of heights yet they terrify you, that makes sense!
What terrifies me is the thought of falling, not the actual height! I can go up in high towers with glass walls or a railing with no problem because I know I am not going to fall, but it's the "nothing between me and the ground faaaaaaaaaaar below? My father is so scared of heights that when they built their new house with a bedroom on the second floor, he barely slept for a month. Now that's a fear of heights
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Old 05-26-2012, 06:10 AM
 
Location: Mexico City (Montreal soon!)
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What terrifies me is the thought of falling, not the actual height! I can go up in high towers with glass walls or a railing with no problem because I know I am not going to fall, but it's the "nothing between me and the ground faaaaaaaaaaar below? My father is so scared of heights that when they built their new house with a bedroom on the second floor, he barely slept for a month. Now that's a fear of heights
I'm afraid of heights to the point that I can't look down from a balcony. Well, I can, but I will not even step into one if there's someone else there with me (especially behind me), I feel they're gonna push me, and this could be my wife, dad, uncle, etc. I remember the glass floor in the CN tower, I had such a hard time walking on it, while you have 5 year old kids jumping on it. Definitely an embarrassing moment
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Old 05-26-2012, 08:04 PM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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What terrifies me is the thought of falling, not the actual height! I can go up in high towers with glass walls or a railing with no problem because I know I am not going to fall, but it's the "nothing between me and the ground faaaaaaaaaaar below? My father is so scared of heights that when they built their new house with a bedroom on the second floor, he barely slept for a month. Now that's a fear of heights
Well isn't a large part of the fear of heights the fear of falling? Maybe you just don't want to admit you're a little afraid? Actually a lot of my has little to do with any imagined possibility of falling. The vertigo can be enough, but it's definitely a combination of the two that really gives you the heebie-jeebies. I would probably have at least 99% trust that that rope wouldn't snap or something.
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Old 05-27-2012, 05:48 AM
 
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Well isn't a large part of the fear of heights the fear of falling? Maybe you just don't want to admit you're a little afraid? Actually a lot of my has little to do with any imagined possibility of falling. The vertigo can be enough, but it's definitely a combination of the two that really gives you the heebie-jeebies. I would probably have at least 99% trust that that rope wouldn't snap or something.
I have no problem admitting I am afraid of things that I am actually afraid of. I know people with a fear of heights - some of them can't even handle elevators - and they certainly wouldn't even be able to go up the inside of the CN Tower.

My one phobia is drowning.
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Old 06-14-2012, 09:31 PM
 
Location: Lake Norman, NC
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They opened that attraction right when I was visiting Toronto. I don't know if I can do it. I am definitely afraid of heights. The glass floor was good enough for me. In fact, standing on the sidewalk and looking straight up the tower was good enough too!
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Old 06-15-2012, 01:22 AM
 
Location: Keizer, OR
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Whoa that looks intense, but I might try it.
I remember when I went to the CN Tower, I was 10 years old and going to walk on the glass floor. After 20 minutes, I finally got up the courage, and some lady in 6 inch stiletto heels starts walking across. I was like "nope".
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Old 06-15-2012, 07:05 AM
 
Location: Thornhill, Ontario
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Absolutely not am I doing that edgewalk!
I was afraid of the glass floor when I was 8, but was fine on subsequent visits to the tower.
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