Double Jumping in Real Life

#1 Posted by KillerFly (397 posts) -

Crazy? Yes. Possible? Probably Not.  But how awesome would it be if you could double jump in real life?!

#2 Posted by Termite (2398 posts) -

It would be radical. Wouldn't be much practical use for it though

#3 Posted by TheBeast (1931 posts) -

I can. Just tap the spacebar at the pinnacle of your jump.
It's a common misconception that you can't because there's no easy mode in real life, and the timing needs to be so exact, which is really hard to achieve from a first person perspective.

#4 Posted by Jensonb (1769 posts) -

I've tried. Believe me I've tried.

#5 Posted by xplodedd (1316 posts) -

sounds dumb to  me... i can just imagine the youtube vids.

#6 Posted by chr1s (15 posts) -

If you could pull it off, you'd be a shoe-in for gold medal at the Olympics in the high jump.

#7 Posted by TheBeast (1931 posts) -

You can also bunny-hop. If you repeatedly jump whenever you go anywhere your acrobatics skill increases.

#8 Posted by CountYourBlessings (169 posts) -

yeah every year!

#9 Posted by Alex_V (615 posts) -

It's not so much impossible in real-life, as unnecessary - if the ability was granted through the use of jet-packs or whatever, then it would never be described as a double jump anyway.

#10 Posted by Orange_Pork (611 posts) -

I used to think it was possible when I was really young to jump off of some object while in freefall. Like, "Oh, if a plane is crashing, I'll just grab a chair and jump out, and just before hitting the ground, I'll jump up off the chair, and land unharmed."

The really rad thing is going back to Gamespot and talking to the people who still think it's possible.

#11 Posted by patrick (563 posts) -

Tell that to Marty McFly.

#12 Posted by Azteris (810 posts) -
Alex_V said:
"It's not so much impossible in real-life, as unnecessary - if the ability was granted through the use of jet-packs or whatever, then it would never be described as a double jump anyway.
"
Why would jumping and then flying up using a jetpack be a double jump?

I don't see any logic in that.
#13 Posted by Jensonb (1769 posts) -
TheBeast said:
"You can also bunny-hop. If you repeatedly jump whenever you go anywhere your acrobatics skill increases."
Also, if you hang off a ledge and do a pull up, or do a hang-drop to another ledge, your grip gets better.
#14 Posted by KillerFly (397 posts) -
Alex_V said:
"It's not so much impossible in real-life, as unnecessary"
Jumping higher is totally neccessary.
#15 Posted by DualReaver (3882 posts) -
TheBeast said:
"You can also bunny-hop. If you repeatedly jump whenever you go anywhere your acrobatics skill increases.
"
I find the best way to increase acrobatics skills is to jump off cliffs fairly often, easy way to become a circus person in nooo time.
#16 Posted by Carmel_Chewy (323 posts) -

Double jumping would be awesome. ^_^

#17 Posted by HazBazz (1901 posts) -

I guess you could make some shoes that fire a pole downwards mid jump, effectivley making you jump again when they hit the floor.

#18 Posted by Mattzz10 (496 posts) -

Learning to time the double jump would be hard too, too early and it does relatively nothing, too late and it doesn't help much.

#20 Posted by Shawn (3825 posts) -

When I was in 4th grade. I had a karate teacher, he could do it, I have no doubt in my mind.

#21 Posted by rckbikes (75 posts) -

it can be done, young one.

#22 Posted by jmrwacko (2443 posts) -
@Alex_V said:
" It's not so much impossible in real-life, as unnecessary - if the ability was granted through the use of jet-packs or whatever, then it would never be described as a double jump anyway. "
Dude, rocket boots.
#23 Posted by Green_Incarnate (1791 posts) -

I would dunk.

#24 Posted by mano521 (1232 posts) -

i would actually be good in track if i could double jump

#25 Posted by mordukai (7185 posts) -
@jmrwacko said:
" @Alex_V said:
" It's not so much impossible in real-life, as unnecessary - if the ability was granted through the use of jet-packs or whatever, then it would never be described as a double jump anyway. "
Dude, rocket boots. "
And the bump of the year award goes to..............
#26 Posted by c1337us (5751 posts) -

Years not over yet. I sure we could find something else.

#27 Posted by mordukai (7185 posts) -
@c1337us: OK, Bump of the Year award for Q1. 
#28 Posted by demontium (4710 posts) -

I double jump all the time, how else can I reach the higher platforms?

#29 Posted by Red12b (9085 posts) -
@Mordukai said:
" @c1337us: OK, Bump of the Year award for Q1.  "
No that's to a porn question thread yesterday, what the fuck is going on with the Forums lately.
#30 Posted by ThatFrood (3396 posts) -

This thread should go dormant for a year and then the same guy should bump it again... that would mean he did a double bump
 
:D
:D
:D
:DDDDDDDDDDDDDD

#31 Posted by AjayRaz (12477 posts) -
@ThatFrood said:
" This thread should go dormant for a year and then the same guy should bump it again... that would mean he did a double bump  :D :D :D :DDDDDDDDDDDDDD "
DAYYYYYYYYYYUM SON 
#32 Posted by Toxin066 (3330 posts) -
@jmrwacko said:
" @Alex_V said:
" It's not so much impossible in real-life, as unnecessary - if the ability was granted through the use of jet-packs or whatever, then it would never be described as a double jump anyway. "
Dude, rocket boots. "
Mind = totally blown. 
 
@ThatFrood said:
" This thread should go dormant for a year and then the same guy should bump it again... that would mean he did a double bump
ZING!
#33 Posted by nameyo123 (2 posts) -

If I could do this, I wouldn't have to worry about the next time im being hased by wild dogs and im too short to hop the fence!!! :) In all seriousness... this is most likely not to happen... EVER!

#34 Edited by FluxWaveZ (19388 posts) -

Yo. You posted for the first time in the 2 years since you've made an account to bump a 4 year old thread about double jumping?

#35 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6078 posts) -

@FluxWaveZ said:

Yo. You posted for the first time in the 2 years since you've made an account to bump a 4 year old thread about double jumping?

Some crazy shit huh?

#36 Posted by BeachThunder (12440 posts) -

Well, it took a couple of years, but I guess this is that double bump :o

Also:

#37 Posted by MistaSparkle (2148 posts) -

Scientists could totally make this happen by putting magnets in our shoes and counteracting gravity. Trust me, I went to science camp once.

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