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Oct 11, 2012, 03:29 PM
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 Now, close this pitifully stalling thread.
Quite awhile ago, you likened this thread to beating a dead horse.

Now you come and contribute to it, and then call for it to be closed.

Bro, you got trolled. Hard.
 Oct 11, 2012, 04:08 PM Registered User United States, TX, Fort Worth Joined Jun 2010 15 Posts QUOTE=Rockin Robbins;22974317]And to be fair, if something has a one in a thousand chance of happening, like the collision at an intersection, the math doesn't work out that it is a statistical certainty by 1,000 tries. It's closer to 2,000 tries before the bang is a statistical certainty. But in my example, instead of running 10 stop signs per day, the guy was running 50. He actually listened and changed his ways, unlike some of the people in this thread. Risk tolerance is something we determine for ourselves. But we tend to do it poorly. We are all concerned about some things that don't happen very often, while we blow off lightning hazard, for instance, which kills 10,000 people a year. I assure you nobody in Florida, where I live, takes lightning lighrly. We are the lightning capital of the world.[/QUOTE] Your facts and figures may prove something ,but there're to many variables, sure you lessen the chance of your milk carrier having a collision at a cross road by obeying a stop sign but you then increase the chance of some MoFo running up the rear of your stationary cart because it's stopped at a stop sign early in the morning For every collision you prevent your precious statics will more than likely show a corresponding causation /increase in other accidents.
Oct 11, 2012, 04:13 PM
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[QUOTE=jasmine2501;22972458], Clubs are the safest places to fly these things, period. That's why you should join one and fly there.QUOTE]

Oh yer dog, Clubfly looks well safe to me

 Monster RC Airshow 2008 Turbine Jet Crash (4 min 52 sec)
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 Oct 11, 2012, 04:24 PM buyer of the farm United States, FL, DeLand Joined Mar 2009 1,945 Posts Try puttin' some bait on that troll line there. Might catch someplin....
 Oct 11, 2012, 07:11 PM Don't fear the Reaper United States, IA, Hampton Joined May 2012 175 Posts Participants (should) know the risks involved and have accepted said risks, generally within the confines of set minimum safety parameters. The uninitiated bystanders generally have no idea of the risks associated with model aircraft, from the near zero risk ofmicro foamies to the high risk of large IC aircraft, all most see are toy airplanes that look cool. Making the decision to expose bystanders to a level of risk they might otherwise not choose to accept is selfish and irresponsible. If/when an accident occurs it will fall, not just on the modeler involved, but all of modeling by proxy. I know this is mostly tongue-in-cheek (especially by the manner of speech used by SPF, which could be taken as offensive to a large population of Americans), but it can take on a life of its own if we are not careful.
 Oct 11, 2012, 08:28 PM Just smile and wave Australia, VIC, Melbourne Joined Jan 2010 444 Posts Looked like the guy hit by the stupidly large jet lived?!? How is that possible? He doesn't even appear as though he's slightly maimed? And I didn't see any ninja skillz being used to avoid the collision...Very lucky to be alive according to some on this thread... #fanofninjaskillz
Oct 11, 2012, 08:47 PM
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 Originally Posted by WitnessOnly Looked like the guy hit by the stupidly large jet lived?!? How is that possible? He doesn't even appear as though he's slightly maimed? And I didn't see any ninja skillz being used to avoid the collision...Very lucky to be alive according to some on this thread... #fanofninjaskillz
But HAD that jet fell out of the sky into a nose dive at full throttle and that guy been standing in the EXACT spot of impact, he could have died.
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 Oct 11, 2012, 09:12 PM Just smile and wave Australia, VIC, Melbourne Joined Jan 2010 444 Posts Exactly!
Oct 11, 2012, 09:14 PM
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 Originally Posted by WitnessOnly Exactly!
Pesky statistical anomalies
 Oct 11, 2012, 09:17 PM Tellin' it like it is! Joined Sep 2012 20 Posts When I fly RC at the local park, people stop to watch and really enjoy it, often coming up to ask lots of questions. They don't scatter in fear for their safety, so I must be doing something right!
Oct 11, 2012, 09:30 PM
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 Originally Posted by C₄H₁₀ Bro, you got trolled. Hard.
I did, and I liked it. Going with the "flow" gets rather boring...
 Oct 11, 2012, 11:12 PM Aut Viam Inveniam Aut Faciam United States, CO, Fort Carson Joined Oct 2008 3,836 Posts The only time other people(pilots) run for their lives is when we are all flying micros If you cant take out the the plane take out the pilot Latest blog entry: Getting into FPV while KISS
Oct 12, 2012, 02:58 AM
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 Originally Posted by Rockin Robbins Hope you catch something for all that trolling.
You mean like one of your planes Bro After it shatters my windshield at a '"right angle" as I drive past your 'Safe as houses' club. There's always a chance it certainly might happen. LOL

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 Originally Posted by jasmine2501 Clubs are the safest places to fly these things, period. That's why you should join one and fly there .
 RC Jet takeoff and a faceplant (3 min 11 sec)

Gotta say dude Park fly's looking a lot safer this end
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Oct 12, 2012, 03:47 AM
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 Originally Posted by WitnessOnly Looked like the guy hit by the stupidly large jet lived?!? How is that possible? He doesn't even appear as though he's slightly maimed?
Brewski's !!
 Oct 12, 2012, 05:58 AM Just smile and wave Australia, VIC, Melbourne Joined Jan 2010 444 Posts If ever there was a time for a 7 paper number, it's straight after plowing a \$25,000 A10 into the ground.... Should be SOP for every safety officers medikit. #medicinalpurposesonly