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Old 05-08-08, 02:29 PM   #1
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If it's not the answer, you're asking the wrong question.

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Old 05-08-08, 02:33 PM   #2
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Much preferred the wooden rabbit idea from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. At least with the rabbit, the castle walls would still be standing, unless they were built by X or Jsharr.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7Se08RZ34A

On the show Northern Exposure, they flung a piano with one.
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On the show Northern Exposure, they flung a piano with one.
it's all about the fling
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So is a trio medieval catapults considered a menage a trebuchet?
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Don't get me started on home made trebuchets...
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Old 05-08-08, 03:30 PM   #10
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Pumpkin Cannon maybe?
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cops, scum, etc?
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There's a contest I heard about where they use trebuchets to hurl haggis over a body of water. Prizes awarded for distance and accuracy.
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I wants one!
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There's a contest I heard about where they use trebuchets to hurl haggis over a body of water. Prizes awarded for distance and accuracy.
Thus combining two of the great inventions of the old world. And if you don't think haggis is a great invention, you've never lived somewhere where there's not much else but rocks and sheep.
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Heres one- what if you could turn a trebuchet upside down and have it fling itself?
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yes.

What I spent my long weekend building.
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Me and a friend built a small trebuchet. Was kinda crappy and was mostly just to see if we could do it in an afternoon.

One day i'll take my time and build a nice one. Then mount it in the back of my friend's truck. Trebuchets are alot quieter than potato cannons.
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