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Prank goes so wrong

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by 808hondacrguy, Jul 7, 2016.

  1. 808hondacrguy

    808hondacrguy Eugene,OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  2. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I vote real. Very few people in Asia (except criminals willing to do life) carry guns so there probably was an expectation that no one would respond that way.


    Edit: parkour and this type of stuff will weed out a lot of the kids growing up now.
     
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  3. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.
     
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  4. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I don't know. Muzzle flash from the gun looks like it was digitally added to me. This whole thing would be easy to fake with software and squibs. I don't think I buy it.

    Here is an example of a prank video made by the German slingshot master Joerg Sprave a few years ago. He did it using a friend's help in preparation for a zombie movie he was hoping to raise funds for. Looks very realistic at first. But you can immediately notice something in his video that I noticed in the video posted here - seems any time a camera is 'dropped' it always conveniently lands in such a way as to capture exactly what they want on video after the 'event' occurs. He convinced a lot of people that he was really seriously hurt. Those that know him (I've been in contact with him a few times over the years) were let in on the joke if they PM'd him on his forum:



    Here is the video he posted showing how he did it:

     
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  5. Ura-Ki

    Ura-Ki Sub Light Speed Well-Known Member

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    Fake! Pretty good fake, but I agree with etrain16, digitally enhanced.
     
  6. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I blame the tiny screen on my phone:p
     
  7. Ura-Ki

    Ura-Ki Sub Light Speed Well-Known Member

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    Ha, I have a touch screen lap top that allows me to zoom in while playing video so I can catch things like that! Same when Levoy got shot!
     
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  8. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I have a 55" plasma connected to a MacPro Tower I just only use it to watch TV and edit videos and pictures.
     
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  9. tac

    tac UK, Oregon and Ontario. Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    You really need to get out more...

    tac
     
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  10. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Fake
     
  11. tac

    tac UK, Oregon and Ontario. Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    It's ALL fake.

    Everything, I mean.

    'Is Réaltacht ar cleas na súile de bharr easpa alcól.'

    An old Irish saying that means, roughly, 'Reality is an illusion caused by lack of alcohol'.

    tac
     
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  12. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    The important thing is.. ah f it, they broke the internet with that last straw of stupid. thanks
     
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  13. The Courier

    The Courier Newberg, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I'm voting fake. After the the guy pulled a gun the camera man hung around to see how it was going to unfold? Seems unlikely.
     
  14. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I don't get it? Can't understand a word they're saying.
     
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