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Sat May 17, 2008 11:10 pm

D_Hall wrote:You're still a student? I'm willing to bet that virtually everything in your weapons section is either (a) plagarized or (b) a load of shite.

And for what it's worth: I'm convinced whomever wrote the Anachist's Cookbook was laughing his ass off HOPING somebody would try to follow the recipes. Hint: Some of them are very close to the truth but skip a key step or two... the kinds of steps that prevent you from blowing yourself up.
We are all still students for we are all still learning. However I already graduated.

Also idk if you were talking to me but my weapons section would not be "(a) plagiarized or (b) a load of shit."

Idk if you know me or not but as a lot of members on here do... I don't copy shit... in fact I'm always trying to come up with something new and I already have...
But I do agree that some of the anarchist cookbooks skip vital steps that are for your safety.
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Sat May 17, 2008 11:29 pm

Davidvaini wrote:Idk if you know me or not but as a lot of members on here do... I don't copy crap... in fact I'm always trying to come up with something new and I already have...
So which nation's armed forces are using your stuff?
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Sat May 17, 2008 11:47 pm

I still don't get the title.... Would you PM me if you aren't willing to post it?
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D_Hall wrote:
Davidvaini wrote:Idk if you know me or not but as a lot of members on here do... I don't copy crap... in fact I'm always trying to come up with something new and I already have...
So which nation's armed forces are using your stuff?
why would they be using spudguns?

Edit: oh you thought real guns.. haha well they could use lead bb's with the vortex cap design that I created but idk how effective it would be... lol
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Sun May 18, 2008 12:11 am

You're the one that used the word "weapons."
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Sun May 18, 2008 2:16 am

This thread is getting a little bit hostile...
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Sun May 18, 2008 7:14 am

When will your book come out?
Will it be free?
Will it be downloadable?
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Sun May 18, 2008 8:43 am

Might I suggest lulu.com. It is an online publisher. It does 'print on demand' and is fairly inexpensive. I've done several picture books there and the quality is good.
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The word "weapon" implies something that is designed to be used against an opponent in combat. I really don't think there's a single launcher on here that could accurately be described as such.[/quote]
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Sun May 18, 2008 11:07 am

Well, all spudguns could be used as weapons, it's just that there's more effective things available. Like an axe.

All humor aside, mabye you should change it to something else. The last thing we need is for people to start associating spudguns with weapons anyways.
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Sun May 18, 2008 11:36 am

fine I will change it... don't want to offend anyone.

anyways enough bitching me out about it being called weapons I will change it.

I'm pretty sure it will be free. If I do publish it and it gets to bookstores I will sell it just high enough to break even.
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Sun May 18, 2008 1:08 pm

Sounds like a good idea, I would definitely be interested in reading it. Also, for new members it would be good to refer them to. I once thought of doing something similar only on a smaller scale, but it ended up being a huge amount of work. Good luck!
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Sun May 18, 2008 10:56 pm

So...how many pages will this book have? And by the way...I think this is in the wrong category. Correct me if I'm wrong, I just think it should have gone in the non spud related category. Anyways, back on topic. Do you plan on selling these books? If so, how much? And I really like the title, but I don't think people with down syndrome would understand...I think you should put one special section for spudding. Or you could make a section about PVC, and how to glue them, or how to make a spud gun. That would be so freakin' awesome! I'd so read that if it actually had good content. I think you should also put some pictures of spuds, and spud guns. Sorry if this was so long to read, I just had a lot of ideas.
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Sun May 18, 2008 11:13 pm

n-strike its in the general spud cannon related section because a large part of the book is about spud guns and other creations using pvc...

I am going to have sections about how to properly glue pvc parts togeathe, and step-by-step insturctions on how to build all my creations such as but not limited to: Inline bullpup Vortex, Vortex caps, Vortex cap Corner shot, burst disk grenade launcher, burst disk portible grenades and much more.

I am also going to have an index with a dictionary of terms, different ammo sizes, what pvc pipe fits in what. (1 1/4" coupling fits in 2"). I'm also going to list suggestions for plungers and other spare parts. (for example Excedrin 100 caplets bottle cap works perfect for plunger for 1 1/2" Inline Vortex.)

As far as how many pages... as many as it takes... could be 100 pages could be 300.. It all depends on how much info I put into the book... Think of it as a encyclopedia of spudding and other cool stuff. It will be a lot like the wiki page but it will be more focused on special aspects of spudding as well as other things such as XSS in my hacking section. I will also include NSF classifications and how to tell the difference between DWV and pressure rated PVC including chemical compound differences.


So yeah im kinda working on a Spudding Bible of sorts...
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Mon May 19, 2008 10:42 pm

Can we have a section on how to drive fast on drugs while getting your wing-wang squeezed and not spill your drink?
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