There Is No Cat

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Tuesday, February 17, 2004

Because some ideas are just too good not to share

I don't know why the phrase "frog cannon" popped into my head this afternoon, but there it was. And there was nothing to be done but Google it, and I'll be damned if someone hasn't created one.

Posted at 3:54 PM

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[The action itself fires an "interesting" ammo load, being a 3cm rubber frog-shaped bag filled with steel shot]

Phew, and I thought some moron was firing frogs!

(note to aurthor of this site, it wouldn't let me input my real email address, which is s.love@offlimits.info - it seems ANY .info domains are not allowed!)

Posted by The Team Building Guy at 9:19 AM, February 18, 2004 [Link]

Sad but true, they're not firing real frogs. Boeing's Chicken Cannon, however, fires real chickens. I just came across that on GirlHacker this morning at www.girlhacker.com/2004_02_01_archive.html#%0A107700030098239117 .

(Oh, and I've fixed the problem with .info domains not being accepted. Thanks for the heads up.)

Posted by ralph at 10:28 AM, February 18, 2004 [Link]

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