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    Trebuchet



    If it's not the answer, you're asking the wrong question.

    Discuss.
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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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    "Don't give up, don't ever give up" jimmyv

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    Quote Originally Posted by hos13 View Post
    You know it.


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    A girl once asked me to give her twelve inches and make it hurt. I had to make love to her 3 times and then punch her in the nose.

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    PSA, No Cows where harmed in the creation of thread.
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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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    Quote Originally Posted by Hobartlemagne View Post
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7Se08RZ34A

    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...

    "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 wethepeople View Post
    Don't get me started on home made trebuchets...
    ok
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mariah View Post
    Transcendental enumeration.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wethepeople View Post
    Don't get me started on home made trebuchets...


    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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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by free_pizza View Post


    cops, scum, etc?
    yes.

    What I spent my long weekend building.

    "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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    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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    A girl once asked me to give her twelve inches and make it hurt. I had to make love to her 3 times and then punch her in the nose.

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