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March 03, 2012, 04:05:14 PM
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http://www.break.com/index/butcher-knife-nunchucks-2195894

The title says it all.

If the blades are sharp, he's clearly in peril (of his own volition). Still, it doesn't seem like a particularly useful weapon unless there's some kind of weighting to make them travel edge-first.
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March 07, 2012, 01:52:25 PM
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Is it a weapon or a demonstration of skill using danger to the demonstrator as the selling point?
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March 07, 2012, 02:09:40 PM
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It doesn't look like a sooo bad idea. I would just make those blades much shorter and handles much longer.

(P.S. Damn you Faijer, now I want one of those blady nunchucks :D)

March 10, 2012, 01:12:20 PM
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The weapon may seem good in theory, but the likelyhood of self harm through use of it is very high. I'm suprised that the man in the video did not harm himself, however the possibility is everpresent. I wouldn't like one of these due to the lack of control/high chance of self harm. However, it does make for an impressive demonstration if you are skilled enough.

March 10, 2012, 01:14:51 PM
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I'm not sure by what theory this weapon seems good.

March 10, 2012, 03:45:48 PM
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March 10, 2012, 06:05:05 PM
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I agree.

This doesn't seem like a very good choice as a weapon. When I saw the video, I thought it would be good as a side show performance.. Like juggling chainsaws or machetes.
I couldn't imagine someone actually using them/this talent in a fight or as a weapon.
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March 11, 2012, 01:46:24 PM
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The weapon may seem good in theory, but the likelyhood of self harm through use of it is very high. I'm suprised that the man in the video did not harm himself, however the possibility is everpresent. I wouldn't like one of these due to the lack of control/high chance of self harm. However, it does make for an impressive demonstration if you are skilled enough.

Well, nunchucks have a high likelyhood for self harm, anyway. It's perfect weapon for training, you do a mistake and get hit, I myself have precticed with nunchucks since I was 12.

March 11, 2012, 02:34:54 PM
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That's what Chuck Norris uses to shave his beard.

As for the view, it would take a big bowl of stupid for me to do something like that. I fall into that no skill and self harm category.

March 12, 2012, 02:17:20 AM
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Chuck Norris doesn't shave his beard, it would reveal his secret... There is no chin under his beard, just another fist :D

March 12, 2012, 02:51:11 PM
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The only person the ever hold to power of Chuck Norris back was Bruce Lee, now nothing can stop Chuck Norris's might chin fist. :P

March 16, 2012, 10:06:39 AM
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Not relevant:



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March 16, 2012, 10:27:16 AM
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March 17, 2012, 11:37:00 AM
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I admit, I was impressed that he didn't maim himself.  (Although probably they are a bit dulled on the edges, since he seems to smack his shirtless stomach a few times, and that would not end well with any of my knives...)

I've generally considered nunchucks the most self-defeating weapon since the countdown-free grenade, but that approach definitely takes it to a new level.
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March 17, 2012, 08:40:45 PM
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Well, he stole the idea from Fighter anyway:


Fighter can make it work.

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