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Old 09-08-2017, 03:21 PM   #51
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So there you are eating your lunch and a guy suddenly attacks you with a knife. Now you have on hand, pasta, a plate, a fork, a bottle of water, a chair, a table, your keys, your phone and your hands and feet. Which of these things do you use? I suspect "noodles" isn't going to be a meaningful choice.

Really this digression is absurd. If you really believe that "anything you can hold is a weapon" who am I to disabuse you, lest we actually fight.

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Old 09-08-2017, 04:11 PM   #52
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. . . the fist is the weapon, not the noodle.
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Old 09-08-2017, 04:19 PM   #53
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Really this digression is absurd. If you really believe that "anything you can hold is a weapon" who am I to disabuse you, lest we actually fight.
I think your apparent strong emotional response is unintentionally goading others on.
I think it just started, because you took my slight hyperbole as literal out of intended context absolute. I didn't wish to start any upsetting thread detour.
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Old 09-08-2017, 04:35 PM   #54
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I think your apparent strong emotional response is unintentionally goading others on.
I think it just started, because you took my slight hyperbole as literal out of intended context absolute. I didn't wish to start any upsetting thread detour.
You said "literally"... It isn't like you are the first person to make this claim either. We had the same discussion about why the aliens in Arrival would describe their language with a word we translated as "weapon".
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Old 09-09-2017, 02:15 AM   #55
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....And I'm not sure if your Feint with one hand can carry over to an attack with a weapon in your other hand, though that sounds like something in MA..
I'm pretty sure you can, I don't think the rules restrict it (and I certainly argue you could do so anyway).
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Old 09-09-2017, 04:02 AM   #56
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I'm pretty sure you can, I don't think the rules restrict it (and I certainly argue you could do so anyway).
Yeah, on reflection it should pretty obviously be allowed. That's half of what dual-wielding fighters have two weapons for, and it's a pretty basic boxing maneuvre.
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Old 09-12-2017, 09:27 AM   #57
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Surely you'd prefer a good old-fashioned Bohemian Ear Spoon?
That particular item looks a lot more dangerous than it sounds
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Old 09-12-2017, 10:03 AM   #58
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Perhaps the "spoon" part is connect to spontoon: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spontoon

A pike head with ears would be a fair description of both.
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Old 09-12-2017, 12:16 PM   #59
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I'd say a noodle is at least as dangerous as a banana.
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