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    Why not? EthanYQX's Avatar
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    Anyone else use these?

    I got these a long time ago. I can't even remember the name for them. The foremost set.

    Anyway, I wanna learn more with them. Any ideas/reccomendations for me? I know the basics of grip, how to rotate them, etc. but that's about it.
    "It is not the critic who counts."

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrankshaftYQX View Post
    I wanna learn more with them. Any ideas/reccomendations for me?
    Wear a helmet and protective eyewear
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    They're not sharp. Practise set.

    They ARE heavy, though...
    "It is not the critic who counts."

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    I know where you CAN use them.........

    Maybe we can hide the remains in an old Mercedes or something.
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    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
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    Sithes I believe they are called.

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    What's that thing next to the bike mag? A doll? Stuffed animal?

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    Cartman. Or whatever his name is.

    Ha ha. He reminds me of Mich now that I think of it!!!
    Quote Originally Posted by Buddha
    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wethepeople View Post
    Sithes I believe they are called.
    Close, they're sai.

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    That bike mag is actually a Giant catalogue aand that's not Cartman, that's my mother's bear, who is older than she is. He has no fur, no ears, and one eye, and his head is falling off
    "It is not the critic who counts."

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    They're called Sai. Here's an instructional video:
    http://www.videowaza.com/Weapons-Vid...i-Fundamentals
    just being

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    Nunchucks. Take karate or something.

    Every passing minute is another chance to turn it all around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    I know where you CAN use them.........

    Maybe we can hide the remains in an old Mercedes or something.
    You must have something sharp for that, don't ya?
    "It is not the critic who counts."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Malistryx View Post
    Close, they're sai.
    I knew they were something like that, I had a chance to buy a real pair a while ago but never bothered.

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    Quote Originally Posted by fuzzbox View Post
    Nunchucks. Take karate or something.
    -Not them, I know what they are and I can also use them well enough that none of the instructors here can teach me anything
    -No karate, completely different style than I'm used to.
    "It is not the critic who counts."

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by CrankshaftYQX View Post
    You must have something sharp for that, don't ya?
    Mich gave me a very sharp and strong knife. Can cut through more things than you'd ever dream of.
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    Remind me not to piss you off...
    "It is not the critic who counts."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    I know where you CAN use them.........

    Maybe we can hide the remains in an old Mercedes or something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Malistryx View Post
    Close, they're sai.
    As in Raphael's weapon of choice.

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    Yep, them's sai. Nunchaku above them of course. Then a bo, or possibly a broomhandle.

    This is a scythe:


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    Japanese uses plural context different from English -- sai is both singular and plural, same with nunchaku.

    Except in Texas, where nunchaku are called "numb-chucks".

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    Or after using them, "numb-nuts"
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    Or "broken-face".

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    Unless you're trained, they are generally more dangerous to the user than to anyone else.

    Note that they are illegal in certain countries and states, such as California, unless being used at a martial arts school.

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    California has this thing against things that are both fun and exceedingly dangerous. Wimps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by msincredible View Post
    Unless you're trained, they are generally more dangerous to the user than to anyone else.

    Note that they are illegal in certain countries and states, such as California, unless being used at a martial arts school.
    I'm somewhat trained. I know the grip basics and the style they're used in.
    I got them through a martial arts school, like all my weapons except the 6-foot staff which is custom and legal anyway, while I was still training. I think I will get back into them, and practice with them more.
    What I really want is around a three or four foot staff, something faster than my current one.
    "It is not the critic who counts."

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