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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Mon Dec 14, 2009 11:44 am

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Unread postAuthor: kenbo0422 » Mon Dec 14, 2009 12:01 pm

Wait till they get a load of some of the 10x and 20x builds that have been documented on here. :shock:
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Mon Dec 14, 2009 12:03 pm

kenbo0422 wrote:Wait till they get a load of some of the 10x and 20x builds that have been documented on here. :shock:


My comment linking to Larda's a further order of magnitude x is awaiting moderation :D
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Unread postAuthor: JDP12 » Mon Dec 14, 2009 12:59 pm

wow... yea that would be awesome if they posted larda's beast
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Unread postAuthor: psycix » Mon Dec 14, 2009 1:52 pm

Nice publicity. Its always fun to see positive spudgun articles.
I hope this won't trigger a horde of retards blowing themselves up.


It might cause a sudden member increase here... who knows what kind of talent may come with it.
But there is a downside too.
Prepare for the noobwaves! Arm the wiki! :P
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Unread postAuthor: McCoytheGreater » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:17 am

As Mitch Hedberg said. "I'm for 'em!"
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:20 am

McCoytheGreater wrote:"I'm for 'em!"


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Unread postAuthor: SpudBlaster15 » Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:54 am

psycix wrote:It might cause a sudden member increase here...


Might help temporarily turn around the trend of decaying interest in spudguns over the past few years.

I find it odd that fewer and fewer people are becoming interested in a hobby that should be steadily growing in popularity.
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Tue Dec 15, 2009 4:42 am

SpudBlaster15 wrote:I find it odd that fewer and fewer people are becoming interested in a hobby that should be steadily growing in popularity.


For many it's a transient hobby, something one does as an adolescent which goes away with time. Relatively few people here are actually over 25, and those that are tend to be dedicated to the passtime. It's probably a sad reflection of the fact that today's adolescents are increasingly more interested in spending time in front of their xbox/playstation/wii or posting effeminate photos of themselves on myspace/facebook/hi5 *sigh*
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Unread postAuthor: Heimo » Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:58 am

jackssmirkingrevenge wrote:
SpudBlaster15 wrote:I find it odd that fewer and fewer people are becoming interested in a hobby that should be steadily growing in popularity.


For many it's a transient hobby, something one does as an adolescent which goes away with time. Relatively few people here are actually over 25, and those that are tend to be dedicated to the passtime. It's probably a sad reflection of the fact that today's adolescents are increasingly more interested in spending time in front of their xbox/playstation/wii or posting effeminate photos of themselves on myspace/facebook/hi5 *sigh*


This is quite true JSR I am 17 and this is kind of a side hobby of mine I do not think that I would lose interest all of a sudden but I do have a main hobby that I am quite serious about (metal casting and metal working in general) and I doubt I would ever lose interest in that

and It is also true that a lot of adolescents are spending way too much time playing games on the (insert platform of choice here) I am not one of those tho. but I do know a lot of gamers I am friends with most of them in school I also try and spark interest in other things besides games in my friends I got one interested in blacksmith work the other one insists every time I cast something that he should be present to observe I think he is just a little scared of handling the hot molten metal and quite a few are interested in spud guns but 99% of them lack the practical knowledge to make one, cause of a lifetime of playing games melts the brain

crap off topic again sorry guys
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Unread postAuthor: ALIHISGREAT » Tue Dec 15, 2009 12:40 pm

jackssmirkingrevenge wrote:
SpudBlaster15 wrote:I find it odd that fewer and fewer people are becoming interested in a hobby that should be steadily growing in popularity.


For many it's a transient hobby, something one does as an adolescent which goes away with time. Relatively few people here are actually over 25, and those that are tend to be dedicated to the passtime. It's probably a sad reflection of the fact that today's adolescents are increasingly more interested in spending time in front of their xbox/playstation/wii or posting effeminate photos of themselves on myspace/facebook/hi5 *sigh*


Lol i fall firmly into that category! although i am still interested... a little --> hence i am still lurking.
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Unread postAuthor: SpudBlaster15 » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:19 pm

jackssmirkingrevenge wrote:For many it's a transient hobby, something one does as an adolescent which goes away with time.


Sad but true. I've watched it happen first hand with a friend of mine who used to post actively here. As a 15/16 year old, he was just as interested in the hobby as I was, but now he lives a completely mainstream life. It's disappointing to watch.

In my case, I can't see myself ever permanently losing interest in this and related hobbies. There are periods of time in which I temporarily lose interest, but I always find myself back here before long. There is almost nothing more satisfying than launching ordinary objects at high velocity using a launcher built from materials never intended for such purposes.

It's probably a sad reflection of the fact that today's adolescents are increasingly more interested in spending time in front of their xbox/playstation/wii or posting effeminate photos of themselves on myspace/facebook/hi5 *sigh*


It's terrible, isn't it? Almost everyone I have associated with would rather play first person shooter games than build and fire actual cannons. I simply don't understand it. Society should be encouraging adolescent creativity, not developing mindless zombies.
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Unread postAuthor: jackssmirkingrevenge » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:27 pm

SpudBlaster15 wrote:Sad but true. I've watched it happen first hand with a friend of mine who used to post actively here. As a 15/16 year old, he was just as interested in the hobby as I was, but now he lives a completely mainstream life. It's disappointing to watch.

In my case, I can't see myself ever losing interest in this and related hobbies. There is almost nothing more satisfying than launching ordinary objects at high velocity using a launcher built from materials never intended for such purposes.


I couldn't agree more :) though as you get older it gets harder to explain to your peers :roll: but I don't let that get to me, the people who level the typical "shouldn't you have outgrown that by now" criticism are usually the ones plodding through a shallow existence with no creative/stimulating hobbies of their own and are neither capable or interested in performing such basic mechanical endeavous like changing a tyre or replacing a fuse.

It's terrible, isn't it? Almost everyone I have associated with would rather play first person shooter games than build and fire actual cannons. I simply don't understand it. Society should be encouraging adolescent creativity, not developing mindless zombies.


It's all in the taps! But seriously, look on the bright side - the more future generations are dumbed down, the easier they will be to exploit :D
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Unread postAuthor: McCoytheGreater » Tue Dec 15, 2009 3:28 pm

it gets harder to explain to your peers Rolling Eyes but I don't let that get to me, the people who level the typical "shouldn't you have outgrown that by now" criticism


I'm a 4th year collegiate who has to have something to do over the holidays to keep from going crazy in my small rural hometown, but I guess it does have it's advantages. In a town full of rednecks, loud pops and booms are commonplace whether it be from backfiring cars, or guns (Of the regular type), homemade pyrotechnics or spudguns. Everyone is interested in seeing someone launch a starch resource 200+ yds. They just don't get why i "don't put a 12' barrel on that sucker". It would blow their minds to talk about C:B ratios, Chamber volumes, that mystic 4.2% fuel ratio. All they know is "you flip that lever there, then flip that lever there, and push that button there and it goes boom".
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Unread postAuthor: kenbo0422 » Wed Dec 16, 2009 6:43 am

All they know is "you flip that lever there, then flip that lever there, and push that button there and it goes boom".


You just firmly described this:

But seriously, look on the bright side - the more future generations are dumbed down, the easier they will be to exploit Very Happy


Talk about nailing it... :shock:

SO, when is this blog person going to come visit us?? Surely he can't ignore the resources here after tasting the BL h'dourves.
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