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Post by Aaron21 » Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:06 pm

Black wrote:They look great, is the Dagger real?
Yea it is! it's one of my favorites in the collection. :D
But it is dark upstairs and I am frightened of the dark. Will anyone go with me?

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Post by Michael » Tue Feb 21, 2012 7:23 pm

Very nice!
How do you know what kind of pictures they are if you're such a lay-dee?

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Post by Aaron21 » Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:36 pm

Michael wrote:Very nice!
thank you Michael! I'm glad you like it. :D
But it is dark upstairs and I am frightened of the dark. Will anyone go with me?

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Post by Grendy » Fri May 25, 2012 3:22 am

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This is one of my favorite stuff! I love this one.
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Post by Black » Fri May 25, 2012 4:21 am

Brass Knuckles isn't a clue weapon.

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Post by MrBoddy2003 » Fri May 25, 2012 7:21 am

It Should Be... LOL
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Post by Black » Fri May 25, 2012 9:45 am

MrBoddy2003 wrote:It Should Be... LOL
I could picture Mr. Green with Brass Knuckles but it's more of a thugs weapon. I feel the Cluedo characters have a bit more class.

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Post by BBP » Sat May 26, 2012 2:40 pm

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There's a number of stories behind this photo.

The crossbow was bought by us in Switzerland. Shooting it for the first time was underwhelming indeed. After tightening the elastic, loading the arrow and making sure no living creature was in its path, we fired it. It was launched and landed a magnificent handwith away from the crossbow. Subsequent shots gave the same result.

One birthday later: my father was familiar with the range of the weapon and wanted to demonstrate it to his mother, who didn't know of it. He aimed it at her in an effort to scare her, but decided against it and aimed it to the opposite end of the lounge instead.
The arrow flew straight across the room, smashing a sherry glass.

So, why is the biro there?
In 1991, a woman in Leiden was found dead in her home. The cause was a black Bic ballpoint pen, 14 cm long, that had entered her skull through her right eye socket and had penetrated quite deeply: the end of it was halfway of the eyeball.
In 1995, the woman's son was arrested, as he allegedly told his psychoanalyst that he had killed her by firing the pen with his crossbow. He was tried and convicted for murder, but acquitted in appeal because after extensive testing, court found it would not be possible to cause the injury with a crossbow: among others, the ballpoint was still intact: if you would shoot a pen through a skull at considerable speed, the point and ink tube would get more speed and leave the plastic cartridge. Court believed the trauma had been caused because the woman fell into it.
In 2001 a neurologist tried it out himself and found it impossible to get the result by falling into it, because the pen went in too far: by falling into it, the nose and forehead would make sure the utensil wouldn't penetrate so deeply.

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Post by cacums » Tue Jun 17, 2014 2:04 am

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I'm pretty proud of it!
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Post by Black » Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:29 am

They look amazing, I love the Wrench and Revolver.

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Post by CluedoKid » Thu Jan 26, 2017 9:24 pm

I am updating my weapon collection with some welcomed new additions.

The start, here is the candlestick. What's this for? :D

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Post by CluedoKid » Sat Jan 28, 2017 2:19 pm

I got an organ pipe made from lead and added my own dents and bends in it.

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Post by Murder by Death » Sat Jan 28, 2017 2:28 pm

Very nice updates to your collection! I see you were inspired by your acquisition of an original 1st First Edition of Cluedo!

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Post by CluedoKid » Sat Jan 28, 2017 2:48 pm

Indeed, thank you! Though it won't be totally accurate. I have the Clue wrench, and the gun definitely won't be the Cluedo pistol.

Meanwhile here's the rope. This I've had, that I stole from a previous workplace's stable area. :)

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Post by SoupyNorman » Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:31 am

CK, I like the look of your rope.

It looks suitably rope-y.

It's a good looking rope XD

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Post by CluedoKid » Mon Jan 30, 2017 12:44 pm

I was walking home from high school and this was this great dirty wrench lying in a worker's toolkit. I could not resist but to take it.

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Post by CluedoKid » Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:41 pm

This horseshoe, I got while in Mexico.

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I suppose I can mention it's interesting to me the different locales I find these weapons. The wrench and rope were found by chance here in Canada, the wrench in a toolkit on the street and the rope at one of my past workplaces that involved horses. The candlestick is also from Canada, the east coast, and the lead pipe is straight from England.
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Post by Michael » Mon Jan 30, 2017 4:12 pm

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Im more basic, sticking to the classic six. I still need a lead pipe. My current one is just a plastic stand in. The rope I stole from a friends halloween cowgirl costume. The rest are all from eBay...
How do you know what kind of pictures they are if you're such a lay-dee?

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Post by CluedoKid » Mon Jan 30, 2017 5:19 pm

Like how they resemble the movie. is the gun real?
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Post by Michael » Mon Jan 30, 2017 7:40 pm

It's a replica.
How do you know what kind of pictures they are if you're such a lay-dee?

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