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Re: constructive solutions
His Royal Majesty wisely states,
> Of course, there are two issues here: 1) how much force a killing blow
> should have (from the throwers perspective), and 2) how hard should a
> killing blow feel (from a receiver's perspective).
> The Bowling ball test and other, more informal, surveys indicate that #1
> is a fairly consistant amount of force among the experienced fighters.
> Judging #2 is much more difficult since there is no objective way to tell
> how much force is being felt through the armor and there are a host of
> factors that effect the impact.
I propose a second device be constructed for delivering blows.
It could be calibrated by setting it up with the Bowling Ball test.
Then it could be used as a teaching device.
Alfredo el Bufon
Elvegast, Windmaster's Hill, Atlantia
So, where the hell was Biggles, when you needed him last Saturday?
And where are all the sportsmen who used to pull you through?
They're all resting down in Cornwall, writing up their memoirs
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