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physics barrels lids
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Jun 15 2013, 2:03am

Post #51 of 53 (73 views)
Doing it in real life [In reply to] Can't Post

Now that just sounds incredibly dangerous to me. And it's so sad that people have died from trying such a stunt.

"...not till now have I understood the tale of your people and their fall.
As wicked fools I scorned them, but I pity them at last.
For if this is indeed, as the Eldar say, the gift of the One to Men,
it is bitter to receive." -Arwen Undómiel


Jun 15 2013, 1:34pm

Post #52 of 53 (53 views)
I think its simple [In reply to] Can't Post

physics is only applied when its not a spectacular shot. Dwarves in barrels with lids on is not spectacular. PJ is doing this for cinematic effect only. and we get to see Thorin being 'heroic' swinging his sword at something. maybe its a leaping salmon, whoosh and nice tasty sushi lunch.

The Shire

Jun 16 2013, 1:31am

Post #53 of 53 (47 views)
Of course they would float... [In reply to] Can't Post

everything I need to know about physics I learned from the Roadrunner cartoons.

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