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Old 03-15-2005, 01:36 AM   #1
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How not to use a ken

Wasn't sure whether to post this in weapons or humour

http://www.killsometime.com/Video/vi...Network-Katana

I know I bought my "replica" sword to smash on the table

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Old 03-15-2005, 02:53 AM   #2
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Re: How not to use a ken

Seen this one before - No dear sir! a 'katana' is NOT for hammering nails

What he does is about as clever as trying to cut a sausage with a hammer. It wont work and it makes a mess....

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Old 03-15-2005, 03:20 AM   #3
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Re: How not to use a ken

must confess, I didn't search to see if it's been posted before, so apologies if you've seen it. Having said that, it does make me chuckle each time I see it

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Old 03-15-2005, 03:53 AM   #4
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Re: How not to use a ken

Actually wondered about what got cut - did not see in blood.

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Old 03-15-2005, 04:12 AM   #5
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Re: How not to use a ken

looks like the point stuck him in the chest before bouncing off. Although, being harsh, does sound like he's whimping around a bit don't you think ?

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Old 03-15-2005, 04:27 AM   #6
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Re: How not to use a ken

Those that host home shopping adds usually aren't trained in pain tolerence.
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Old 03-18-2005, 06:12 AM   #7
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Wow...... ommm..... i'm kinda at a loss of words. 100% hillarious. I think it might have scratched him. But ya... he is...... being a bit dramatic about it.
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Old 03-18-2005, 01:57 PM   #8
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Re: How not to use a ken

He got what he deserves. Still funny no matter how many times I see this video. Plus it was a stainless steel wallhanger. All the more that he got what he deserves.

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Old 04-05-2005, 10:52 AM   #9
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Re: How not to use a ken

Quote:
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He got what he deserves. Still funny no matter how many times I see this video. Plus it was a stainless steel wallhanger. All the more that he got what he deserves.
got what he deservs alright (especially for buying that wallhanger. If you want a sword get quality and in the words of tim alllen on home improvement "MORE POWER!") web

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Old 04-25-2005, 07:35 AM   #10
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Re: How not to use a ken

Just goes to show- if your going to buy a katana, get a proper one....
Not one of these replicas. Oh yes and no blood because the blade is not live no doubt. For a proper forged blade that has been folded at least 500 times your are looking at at least £500- £600.
Thats about $1000 for our friends across the pond...
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Old 04-29-2005, 09:11 PM   #11
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Re: How not to use a ken

LoL, I posted the same video in the humor section, but from a different site. Rumor has it that there is a longer version of that video out there somewhere, and that this copy of it has been "cut." I have not been able to find the full version yet, despite my mad-internet-geek skills... anyone know of a site?
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