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Mythbusters Mishap

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  1. B16

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    Dublin is about 10 miles from where I live. Surprised no one was hurt. I wonder what the hell they used to propel this cannon ball like this?

    'MythBusters' misfire sends cannonball through neighborhood

    A cannonball fired by the "Mythbusters" TV show plowed through a Northern California house, struck the roof of another house and smashed through a minivan's window in a science experiment gone wrong.

    The mishap occurred Tuesday while the Discovery Channel show was testing out whether other materials are just as effective as a cannonball when fired from a cannon.
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    'Mythbusters' cannonball hits Dublin home, minivan
     
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    holy shit.. they're sooo lucky nobody got hurt..
     
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    Glad to see no one got hurt but id probably have them sign the ball because i sure as hell would be keeping it.
     
  4. B16

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    Hell ya, that is a better ball than Bonds' last homer ball. :)
     
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    If it did hurt someone they would own the discovery networks.
     
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    :confused:
     
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    Let's lay this out:

    Rips through cinder block wall
    Skips off ground
    Flies 700 yards...SEVEN HUNDRED YARDS...and still has the velocity to...
    Tear through both sides of a house
    Bounce off the road again
    Bounce off a roof
    Come to rest after smashing though a car window


    Shit
    Fuck
     
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    AND destroying said car's dash/console.
     
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    So if these were home made cannon balls W.. T.. F! was this one made of?
     
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    Am I the only one that was having trouble finding a 'give a shit' for the people this happened to. I was WAY more worried they were gonna say something like 'discovery has decided not to renew their contract'.
     
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    chances are this was an actual cannonball so they could base results
     
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    The show's gone downhill lately anyway. it's too damn scripted and they are horrible actors when they are not being themselves. The intros make me want to punch babies some times.
     
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    My thoughts exactly. That thing fucking tore some shit up! I had no idea canons could be so destructive..
     
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    It sounds more like a self-propelled ordnance than a black-powder fired cannon ball
     
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    Bet Jaime is puckered up real tight......
     
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    to be completely honest im rather shocked that it has taken this long for something like this to happen
     
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