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xoxoxoBruce 07-08-2018 09:57 PM

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Pic-a-nic table...

xoxoxoBruce 07-09-2018 09:38 PM

You can build a Batarang.


BigV 07-09-2018 10:15 PM

I've played with boomerangs before, plastic and wood. I've had success in catching my own throws many times. I'm probably a step or two beyond beginner.

I'm telling you right now, that's a bad idea waiting to happen.

Of course the regular way of catching a boomerang is to "clap" it between your palms, trapping it. OF COURSE, you don't always catch it properly. I can tell the "Batarang" in the picture's never been thrown, or at least it's never been closely missed because the wing-tip opposite the thrower's hand and the trailing edge point just behind the back of the thrower's hand are not covered in gore.

Done well, the end of the flight is close to where it started (duh) and it's slowly (relatively speaking) helicoperting to the ground, in a flattish orientation.

xoxoxoBruce 07-10-2018 07:06 AM

If it works right it doesn't come back, it hits what you were hunting. ;)

Gravdigr 07-10-2018 02:13 PM

If you perform correctly, so will the boomerang.

xoxoxoBruce 07-18-2018 11:05 PM

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Strange desk...

Happy Monkey 07-19-2018 10:02 AM

Had to ponder a bit, but I think I do like it.

glatt 07-20-2018 06:56 AM

I don't.

I mean, it's well built and uses nice materials and everything, but I don't like the form. A person sitting at it can't reach any of the storage. Also, it's a bit clunky looking. I like thin, light looking furniture similar to the Shaker aesthetic. Although it's hard to make a desk with storage look light.

xoxoxoBruce 07-20-2018 07:50 AM

Maybe it's for a really important CEO with two secretaries to hand him/her things. :lol2:

Happy Monkey 07-20-2018 12:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by glatt (Post 1011979)
I don't.

I mean, it's well built and uses nice materials and everything, but I don't like the form.

I did have to ponder a while.

xoxoxoBruce 07-20-2018 02:07 PM

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You could use this one for a desk and have a minion bring you file folders as needed. ;)

xoxoxoBruce 07-22-2018 09:07 PM

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Good thing this is only a coffee table, having the kids table close to the adults table could traumatize the wee ones when drunk uncle starts talking about the red light districts during the war.

Gravdigr 07-23-2018 09:26 PM

Quote:

What happens in the foxhole, stays in the foxhole.
~Drunk Uncle

xoxoxoBruce 07-23-2018 10:42 PM

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That's not a door, THIS is a door...

glatt 07-24-2018 07:41 AM

Based on standard brick height, those side doors are 4 feet tall and the center door is 8.75 feet tall.


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