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post #151 of 300
LMAO! AHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! you really can slap some sense into someone!
post #152 of 300
Omfg, they're back!? I ****ing heart this show! It's always fing good! Even if it's not totally original! Top Gear is the same way! Lol
post #153 of 300
Maybe I have a dirty mind but Kari lubing that pole for the merry-go-round ... seemed to be a bit suggestive.
post #154 of 300
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Maybe I have a dirty mind but Kari lubing that pole for the merry-go-round ... seemed to be a bit suggestive.

Not really since she's been impregnated by someone.
post #155 of 300
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Maybe I have a dirty mind but Kari lubing that pole for the merry-go-round ... seemed to be a bit suggestive.

I did notice that they edited that down to where it wasnt nearly as suggestive as it could have been.


Pretty decent myths, although couldnt they have chosen a different scene from a movie other than Shoot Em Up to test inertia? That movie was written by two hamsters high on coke. Of course it isnt real.
post #156 of 300
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Pretty decent myths, although couldnt they have chosen a different scene from a movie other than Shoot Em Up to test inertia? That movie was written by two hamsters high on coke. Of course it isnt real.

Yes, the merry-go-round Myth was dumb. The other two were fairly interesting, though. In general, the gun myths like that should be on one of the shows where they test 6 myths i nthe hour instead of 2-3.

Also, anything form a Clive Owen action movie should not be shown on TV. Ever.
post #157 of 300
They could spend a whole season busting "Shoot 'Em Up" myths alone!
post #158 of 300
Such a badddddddddddd ****ing movie.
post #159 of 300
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Originally Posted by Kevin_Wadsworth View Post

Yes, the merry-go-round Myth was dumb.

I did like how they made the super-merry-go-round. If I remember right, the force to move that went from eight pounds to a half pound.

But the fact that bullets go through metal has already been established in previous shows.
post #160 of 300
The running on water was completely stupid, but at the same time completely hilarious. lol

Kari -"now hammer it in". GLADLY.
post #161 of 300
Running on water - worst myth ever.

I did enjoy seeing the movie myth of dive behind a wall/car tested.
post #162 of 300
Meh.
post #163 of 300
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Originally Posted by Vipfreak View Post

Meh.

Movie sound effects. So-so. I can tell you the sound of a really pissed rattlesnake sounds much more frightening than the shake-a shake-a noise the one in the glass case was making. I nearly stepped on a diamond back and it sounded like a broken electric razor.

Blowing your own sail. So-so. Newton was still right but it was fun to see how his laws don't always work perfectly in real world situations.
post #164 of 300
I thought both Myths very very good this week. The sail myth was unexpected (to me) and they did a good job with the test setup. The sound Myths were back to some of their original movie-myth busting and were pretty simple to set up.

My only complaint woud be the outcome of the silencer Myth when Adam seemed shocked that a silencer actually reduced the dB level of a pistol. Really? That's what they are for. It still sound nothing like the movie version, and 120 dB is something you'll still here quite easily.
post #165 of 300
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My only complaint woud be the outcome of the silencer Myth when Adam seemed shocked that a silencer actually reduced the dB level of a pistol. Really? That's what they are for. It still sound nothing like the movie version, and 120 dB is something you'll still here quite easily.

Yes! The noise went from something that could damage your ears down to something that would just make your ears ring for a minute or two. That's some "silencer".
post #166 of 300
That was interesting. Next week looks AWESOME Gonna be hilarious having them all movie around like retards trying to dodge a bullet. LOL
post #167 of 300
Good Episode.
post #168 of 300
Thread Starter 
Since they had everything all set up, why didn't they see if it was possible to dodge a sniper's bullet at night (where one could presumably see the muzzle flash much easier)??
post #169 of 300
That recent episode sucked so boring.

They should go back to blowing stuff up again and acting excited.
post #170 of 300
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Originally Posted by Lone Wanderer View Post

That recent episode sucked so boring.

They should go back to blowing stuff up again and acting excited.

Really? I much prefer myth tests rather than excuses to blow stuff up.

I enjoyed this episode (with judicious use of the 30-second skip since at least half the episode is telling you what is coming up next or recapping what happened 5 minutes ago). Neither myth had a shocking conclusion, but at least they were interesting.

Good question, blitzen. My guess would be either they didn't think of it, or that night filming just doesn't look good on TV. since even the best case was that you were looking hte right direction, aware of the sniper location, and anticipating the shot anyway, I don't think that conclusion of the myth would change. You're better off moving erratically and hoping the sniper isn't as good as the guy they used.
post #171 of 300
The concrete vs. water myth wasn't exactly a revelation. Since concrete doesn't splatter, obviously it doesn't absorb much energy but it was fun for them to quantify the differences.

For me the sniper thing was more about how they found ways to test the theory without getting shot. Realistically you're not going to be able to see the muzzle flash unless you're looking right at the sniper and the sniper isn't going to shoot if the target is looking at them.
post #172 of 300
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Originally Posted by Vipfreak View Post

Good Episode.

Unless they had a good reason for having damaged and broken porcine bodies, why didn't they just get a higher G rated accelerometer? The x-ray examination is not nearly as definitive as a G loading would have been.
post #173 of 300
I wondered that as well. My initial guess was cost or delivery time, but I found a shock sensor on Ebay that will measure up to 80,000 for $200 shipped (next-day available).

So I guess they wanted to splatter pigs.
post #174 of 300
Anyone else getting really sick of the YouTube video of the week?

Did they run out of actual urban legends to investigate?
post #175 of 300
Kari: I'll issue a challenge
Guys: OK!
Kari: This... is what you guys came up with...

LMAO!
post #176 of 300
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Originally Posted by Vipfreak View Post

Kari: I'll issue a challenge
Guys: OK!
Kari: This... is what you guys came up with...

LMAO!

These guys are obviously not actors, and the Myth setup segments are always pretty cringe-worthy. Instead of one person explaining the myth to the other people (who obviously already know about it and might even be done testing it by the time they film this segment), I'd much rather have them just speak directly to the camera, like they do the other 39 minutes of the show.
post #177 of 300
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Originally Posted by Kevin_Wadsworth View Post
These guys are obviously not actors, and the Myth setup segments are always pretty cringe-worthy. Instead of one person explaining the myth to the other people (who obviously already know about it and might even be done testing it by the time they film this segment), I'd much rather have them just speak directly to the camera, like they do the other 39 minutes of the show.
Ill be honest, I skip right past that part of the show everytime. I know what myths your doing, I dont need to be tricked that this is how these dorks come up with them.


I still wanted them to show how the PIT maneuver can stall out a car even if the gas peddle is stuck.
post #178 of 300
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Originally Posted by Kevin_Wadsworth View Post
These guys are obviously not actors, and the Myth setup segments are always pretty cringe-worthy. Instead of one person explaining the myth to the other people (who obviously already know about it and might even be done testing it by the time they film this segment), I'd much rather have them just speak directly to the camera, like they do the other 39 minutes of the show.
This phony format is also painfully obvious on SyFy's "Fact or Faked". Each show kicks off with a staged "meeting". An actor/cast member says he or she discovered something possibly worth investigating and more often than not, another actor/cast member will chime in with something like:

"I think I heard about this case. Wasn't the video posted on the Internet on July 25th, 2004 and was investigated by Mike Adams at the San Jose Mercury News?"

I just wish one of them would come back with, "Uh no, you're thinking of another case. And please don't interrupt me, OK? Anyway...."
post #179 of 300
Wow, i guess i was the only one with their head in the garbage...
post #180 of 300
Hilarius episode this week. LOVE THIS SHOW! Glad it's back!
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