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The wanderings of a modern ronin.

Ben Cantrick
  Date: 2008-08-23 20:05
  Subject:   Oh NOES. Teh nerdz has teh bat'leth!!
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This horrifying five-foot weapon has been recovered by police during a knife amnesty.

The three-handled sword with a blade at either end, designed to be swung like a paddle, shocked officers who took custody of it.

The blade is believed to be a stainless-steel copy of a Klingon weapon used in the science fiction series Star Trek. "It's an extremely dangerous weapon," said a martial arts expert last night.


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-387680/Lethal-Star-Trek-blade-seized-knives-amnesty.html

It's less dangerous than the katana I have sitting upstairs on my bookshelf. Which I assure you will part a neck much faster than any bat'leth ever will. A bat'leth is a composite tonfa and blade - easier to block with, harder to swing. Less specialized for slicing.

But don't tell it to the banners. Once the paranoid nanny-staters get going, there's no stopping the damn fuckheads...

Anyone wanna take bets on how much longer before you're not allowed to posess tire irons and hammers in England?
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  User: (Anonymous)
  Date: 2008-08-25 00:25 (UTC)
  Subject:   (no subject)
taH pagh taHbe'... a nanny state.

-J

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