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Soooooo, you thought you were an archer?.....

Curadh de na Fhiaigh
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Posted On: 02/10/2015 at 09:00 AM

Some perspective:


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Saighdiuir de na Capall
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Replied On: 02/10/2015 at 12:08 PM PST
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Wow...just wow.  It's hard to believe that was even real. 

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Caomhnoir de na Iomproidh Donn
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Replied On: 02/10/2015 at 12:18 PM PST
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Replied On: 02/10/2015 at 11:42 PM PST

The part of the archer being able to catch an arrow has been tested on mythbusters. They got a professional archer and he only sometimes caught the arrow in flight which brings the conclusion that its more luck then skill. Givin that conclusion then the possibility of him jumping up, grabbing the arrow in flight and shooting it back is even less likely. Id say this video is fake or he did this over and over till luck got on his side. Im betting on the fake option.

» Edited on: 2015-02-10 23:44:15

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Curadh de na Iomproidh Oráiste
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Replied On: 02/11/2015 at 06:56 AM PST



» Edited on: 2015-02-11 09:34:32

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Laoch de na Aracos Buí
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Replied On: 02/12/2015 at 12:18 AM PST
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Speed of an arrow is only 150-200 fps and Mythbusters has been incorrect and/or incomplete regarding some of their "experiments".  Both Baseball and Lacrosse have similar projectile speeds and those are sports built around human hand-to-eye coordination versus small, fast moving projectiles.

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