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in: tRicky; tRicky > 2017-10-15

Oct 16, 2017 12:46 AM # 
There is an argument about activity colors going on between teenagers in GB that has put your log in 2nd place for noisiness. You need to spark things up in here. (But don't hit anything!)
Oct 16, 2017 12:52 AM # 

My colours all serve a purpose. I get upset with people who use the same colour across multiple activities (red seems to be a common theme and I've seen it used many times with people who may only log four or five activities!)
Oct 16, 2017 2:15 AM # 

I'll leave you to rectifying "world order" where tRicky is the noisiest log. It's still Sunday here and I'm checking out. I will check back in on Monday.

For me:
red and orange = stuff on foot.
shades of blue = stuff on water
green = wheels related stuff, almost always road
white = snow related stuff that, ironically, is mostly on the road
grey = lifting and core stuff
purple = all the other stuff because there are only so many things a guy can keep track of.
yellow = physical therapy
Oct 16, 2017 5:03 AM # 
I use:
purple = MTBO because the control circles are purple
green = bush O because I don't like going through the green
olive = urban O since there is plenty of it on the map
red = running because it hurts
orange = MTB because of all the pea gravel
yellow = road bike since it's similar to MTB riding
blue = paddling since the water is blue
brown = rogaining since the only useful info on a rogaine map are the brown contours
white = core since it's more of a nothing activity
black = random since it's the other end of nothing
grey = hiking since it's a grey area whether I should actually log it
aqua = swimming since that's the colour of the pool walls
chocolate = mapping since I deserve some after each session
pink = multisport/AR since I was running out of ideas
Oct 16, 2017 5:45 AM # 
Oh that has revealed sooo much! Thank you for sharing!
Iamstillhungry - you went against logic with your choices of red/orange and green and their related activities. (you don't know me and i'm not important either)
Oct 16, 2017 7:07 AM # 
Looks like a fellow Australian has done the necessary to get to the top of the list (for now).
Oct 17, 2017 3:14 PM # 
I thought rogaining was brown because you always feel like sh*t in the middle of the night...
Oct 17, 2017 11:28 PM # 
@tinytoes. Well, I agree there is some inconsistency. However, orienteering got orange because the bags are orange. The main training for orienteering is running and so I choose red as a color close to orange. Then (now we're getting into some advanced Jedi level AP skills), I set the rank priority for orange to be one and red to be 2. That way, I could quickly scan my graph and the orienteering/running would show up clearly as the base activity from the bottom. Alas, it's all nonsense now since my main activity is in a boat. Nevertheless, there was a very systematic plan! (I have no color corresponding to hitting poles. That's Jedi Master level AP.)
Oct 18, 2017 12:37 AM # 
Please. If you don't have your log colours compliant with ISOM 2000, then you're not taking AP seriously enough.
Oct 18, 2017 12:53 AM # 
There aren't enough colours in ISOM to cover all my activities although I could substitute the colour I have for rowing as a charcoal burning ground given the use it has had of late.
Oct 18, 2017 1:34 AM # 
I was kind of hoping that this was a compliance free zone.
Oct 18, 2017 1:42 AM # 
ISOM 2017...
Oct 18, 2017 2:37 AM # 
Ahem. WA wait awhile. You are lucky we are using ISOM 2000.......

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