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Reply #90 - Apr 1st, 2021 at 8:45am
 
I see this as well. And it keeps us from coming to productive conversations. Instead it just leads to circular arguments and bickering.

In response to the high jump post the assertion was made that in the olympics you cant use the wrong bow, discus, spear etc. This is fine. Of course we dont want people using glandes with gyroscopes on the inside to ensure perfect spin everytime.

But Jaegoor you have proved me right with that analogy. As Mersa very accurately pointed out many styles of shooting are used in Olympic archery. Style, within reason, is "not" regulated. Equipment is to an extent which I dont think anyone here disagrees with.

So if equipment is the issue you are having a problem with rest assured most agree with you. If it's different throwing styles you have a problem with than Im afraid already established procedure in the Olympics have shown you to be in the extreme minority.

I can't think of a single sport actually where the style of doing that sport is so rigidly regulated as you seem to want. I mean no offense by this and you are welcome to think what you want of me but every sport I can think of the person who uses an unorthodox style and wins is celebrated not shunned.

Heres a few smilies just in case.

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Reply #91 - Apr 1st, 2021 at 8:51am
 
Also in reference to what you said about lobbing Judo I agree. Ive always thought an easy fix for this is to have a bar that stones must be under to count as hits on the target. But seeing as Im a sling libertarian I feel no strong compulsion to try to enforce this. Its just my personal opinion.
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Reply #92 - Apr 1st, 2021 at 10:07am
 
I think javelin is a good example of how "tradition" destroyed the fun out of the sport.
1) there is no accuracy competition in javelin!
2) when javelin throwers got better they nerfed the javelin
3) they banned different powerful styles for "safety" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52rvqtiBoow
4) there is no ankyle category
with the above manipulations they made technique refinement less important, success in the sport became more and more genetic and muscle dependent
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Reply #93 - Apr 1st, 2021 at 11:58am
 
Can we get back to posting trick shot videos now?
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Reply #94 - Apr 1st, 2021 at 2:28pm
 
NooneOfConsequence wrote on Apr 1st, 2021 at 11:58am:
Can we get back to posting trick shot videos now?


I do believe we can my good man!
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Reply #95 - Apr 2nd, 2021 at 5:06pm
 
I seem to have a knack of facilitating arguments.

I'm sorry but from thoughtful discussion productive conclusions can be reached.

The conclusion seems to be my starting point !   Grin

OK, back to the trick shots and a new thread on arguments   Grin Grin

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Reply #96 - Apr 2nd, 2021 at 10:07pm
 
xud9a - call me zud 👍 wrote on Apr 2nd, 2021 at 5:06pm:
I seem to have a knack of facilitating arguments.

Cheers

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Wait...What did you just say about NOOCís mama???!
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Reply #97 - Apr 2nd, 2021 at 11:55pm
 
Well Iím working on my distance/power throws at the moment so trick shots will be taking a break for a bit.
Got a few planned when I get the urge again. March was pretty good for my trick shot resume.
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Reply #98 - Apr 7th, 2021 at 11:34pm
 
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Reply #99 - Apr 8th, 2021 at 2:11am
 
Yeah timpa!!!!
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Reply #100 - Apr 9th, 2021 at 6:02pm
 
Thanks IG & M  Smiley

There was really great stuff in this topic!

About half a decade ago, I got excited to try all kinds of fun. Slightly the same type as here:

Dandelion & Rowan berry cluster
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPii5PzTR7k

Playing card split
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NGebMICC8c

Cap & Candle & Alarm clock
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnTbbbDz08o

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Reply #101 - Apr 9th, 2021 at 9:39pm
 
Love it!

It's funny. We had similar ideas for the last video listed and my bottlecap video, "how to open something with the sling". 

I love the alarm clock.  And you already did the candle 6 years ago??! 

These are hidden gems on your channel. I'm surprised more people haven't viewed them.
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Reply #102 - Apr 9th, 2021 at 10:04pm
 
Awesome stuff timpa!!!
Although Iím surprised the alarm clock wasnít attached to an explosive of some sort   Grin Grin
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