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I wouldn't say that I'm afraid of heights, necessarily, but I do have a healthy respect for them. I have no qualms over walking across a bridge. I've done high ropes courses and indoor rock climbing. I love looking out the window whenever I'm traveling in a plane.

At least...I did love looking out the window while traveling in a plane. And then I saw the following pictures and honestly, I'm rethinking that whole "no fear of heights" thing, because of these pictures (and GIFs)? They're seriously bonkers.

If you're looking for evidence of the fact that humans are probably best suited to having their feet firmly planted on the ground, look no further, my friend. Everything you need is right here. As you glance through these images, be prepared. Your palms are about to get super sweaty, and you're going to feel dread in the pit of your stomach. I did, anyway.

A good ol' construction job.

I don't care how much safety gear they're using. It's not enough. It could never be enough.

Hanging out at Yosemite.

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Here's an unpopular opinion for you: People who are rock climbing gigantic mountains should use rope. There. I said it. Sorry, Alex Hannold.

This must have used up at least three lives, right?

What was the cat's plan, here? Something tells me they didn't really think things through.

Ooh! A water slide!

I don't think I've ever gone so quickly from excitement to abject terror. I guess it's nice to have a list of things that I never want to do ever in my life, though. This is now at the top of that list.

Going down!

Of course, they're not using any safety equipment. That would just make too much sense, I guess.

I can't watch.

I know the bus makes it, but every single time I watch this loop, my heart leaps into my throat.

Time to take a selfie.

There are plenty of situations where taking a selfie is super inappropriate. I think this is probably one of them.

Pretty clouds!

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Here's another unpopular opinion for you: People should stay below the clouds. Unless they're on planes.

Ooh, another selfie!

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There are only two ways to get down from this position. Very slowly, or very quickly.

The floor is glass!

What's that? It's time for a third unpopular opinion? OK! Floors should not be made of glass.

The trusty beam.

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I don't care if that beam was installed by the good lord above. There is no way I am standing on it.

The building is blowing in the wind.

Hey, guys? Is the entire building supposed to sway back and forth like that? Is anyone else extremely terrified by this entire situation? Just me?

Don't slip.

I don't think a more perilous staircase has ever existed. I would never go up it. And I would DEFINITELY never go down it.

This one made me shiver.

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I'm going to remember this image forever. It's going to haunt my nightmares.

Just like riding a bike.

I hope they remembered to wear a helmet! Not like it'll help much.

A balcony view.

Don't you wish you could wake up tomorrow morning and enjoy a cup of coffee out on that "balcony"? Yeah. Me neither.

Sittin' on top of the world.

I guess I can understand wanting to sit at the top of that giant rock. But does he have to be so close to the edge?

Hold me.

These are the friends jumping off bridges that your parents warned you about.

Welcome to Earth.

It's not like I was in any danger of becoming an astronaut, but I'm going to go ahead and solidly cross that career option off the list now.

Please be careful.

I know that I'm old because the only thing I can think while watching this is that I really hope this person is going to be OK.

Check out this fire escape:

I'm not saying that I would choose to stay in a burning building over using this fire escape. But I would consider it.

No, thank you!

This started innocuous enough. Then it quickly went into "OH NO NO NO NO NO NO" territory.

But why?

You know they have grass in, like, fields, right? You don't have to run across a mountaintop to experience the grass.

Choo choo!

Planes are out. Trains are out. I guess I'm walking everywhere now.

"Would you hang around up here?"

No. No, I would not. Also, not to be too blue or anything but...how do they poop?

See ya!

OK, this one actually looks kind of fun. I mean, I don't want to do it. But I can admit it looks nice.

Another daring cat.

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Is it just me or does this cat look extremely smug? Just because I could never do this doesn't mean you have to rub it in.

Yay rollercoasters!

Did anyone else just get super dizzy for a second?

Another set of perilous stairs.

I guess this is actually a pretty cool staircase. If you want to contemplate your mortality every single time you go upstairs or downstairs, that is.

And finally:

Yep. That's enough Internet for today. Thanks. Share this with someone who is a bit of a daredevil!