Amish Winter

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[Image clipped and edited from newsvideo found here. Update here.]

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8 Responses to “Amish Winter”

  1. nursemyra Says:

    love it

  2. Bunk Strutts Says:

    nursem– Christmas card fodder, for sure.

  3. kdub Says:

    That’s messed up. Bunk, did you see the Mythbusters on this subject?

  4. Bunk Strutts Says:

    kdub– The related tragedy turned out to be a freak accident (updated with link above.) I checked Mythbusters, didn’t find anything. Link?

  5. kdub Says:

    This is the best I could find:

    They originally didn’t think it was possible for a bystander, or the shooter, to get hurt or killed by a bullet falling back to Earth after being fired up in the air, but obviously it is.

  6. Bunk Strutts Says:

    kdub– People get killed every year around here from idiots shooting guns in the air on New Year’s eve. Mythbusters was testing a different theory, that a bullet fired straight up will come straight down. In a vacuum it would.

    When I was a kid, I shot a bb gun straight up in the air to hear them hit in the ground around me. I realized my stupidity when a bb embedded itself in the top of the picnic table next to my elbow.

  7. kdub Says:

    Yikes.

  8. Bunk Strutts Says:

    OT– If you be who I thinks you be, say howdy to your brother, but don’t walk in his footsteps. He steps in stuff.

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