Skate DC, 2013

So, this weekend was the Skate DC event.  I had very many things on my plate so I was only, unfortunately, able to make ONE skate — the first one on Friday evening.  Still, it is an absolutely awesome time and a great crowd!  I will definitely be back next year [hopefully this time I will have more time than just one skate…].

Here’s a compilation of video shorts I took.  Barely edited, sorry, just so little time and wanted to share sooner than later.

And here are some pics.  Not that you don’t know what DC looks like… but here is DC through the eyes of a skater :-)

Einstein?  But of course, we had to!

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Bus stop glass, washed and overwashed thousand times over.

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Naked lady on a horse.  NC17 or PG13?

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Naked dude?  NC17!

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Everyone wants to take a photo with the SKATERS!  LOL

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Sunsets are gorgeous here!

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lamer  comparative of lame (Adjective)

Adjective
  1. (of a person or animal) Unable to walk normally because of an injury or illness affecting the leg or foot: “his horse went lame”.
  2. (of a leg or foot) Affected in this way.

or here is another:

Lamer is a jargon or slang name originally applied in cracker and phreaker culture to someone who did not really understand what he or she was doing. Today it is also loosely applied by IRCBBS, and online gaming users to anyone perceived to be contemptible. In general, the term has come to describe someone who is willfully ignorant of how things work.

The term is derived from lame. A lamer is widely understood to be the antithesis of a hacker. While a hacker strives to understand the mechanisms behind what he or she uses, even when such extended knowledge would have no practical value, a lamer only cares to learn the bare minimum necessary to operate the device in the way originally intended. Thus, a lamer is usually indistinguishable from someone who is too lame to understand why something works even if they wanted to. A lamer’s attitude is summed up by the phrase, “I don’t care how it works, just that it does”.

The usual definition of a lamer is someone who acts lame. That could be using tactics that are generally accepted as overpowered, “camping” (another gamer term) which means lying in wait all the time without necessarily accomplishing anything useful, jumping around with no purpose. In fact, almost all negative gaming terms fit under the term lamer; the exceptions are terms that apply to newcomers or players who are bad at playing.

My only question?  REALLY?  SERIOUSLY?

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We have our own Disco we bring with :-)

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And lots of kids with us.  It’s really good to see youngsters skating with us.

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Awesome weekend, hands down!

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