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August 03, 2016

I Told You Idiots That Crossbows Were Horrible

Ryan Stock, some kind of sword-swallower or general carney, attempted a trick in which an assistant was to fire a flaming crossbow bolt at a small target he held in his mouth.

How did the trick go?

Well, let's say this: The assistant, like the Ghostbusters, was a female.

Conspiracy Theory: How do we know this was an error? Being touched momentarily by fire is no big deal. How do we know this crossbow weighed more than a few ounces? A very light bit of balsa would have little momentum.

And of course that's exactly the kind of almost-momentum-free projectile you'd do this stunt with.

Eh, seems kind of fake. Of course, if it's fake, he's blowing his shot on the show by doing this stunt. But then, a carny doing old carny tricks wasn't going to win anyway.

Suddenly everyone knows the name of a carny. That's pretty good, for a carny.

The only other carnies whose names I know are Penn and Teller.



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