Ancient Archery

This guy would kill Legolas!

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+12 1. Benassi-MBeon commented 8 years ago

I wanted a closeup when he shot those 10 arrows in 4.9 sec..
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+35 2. narf commented 8 years ago

Nice video, but why are they using this computer voice?
I find it highly distracting.
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+35 3. kirkelicious commented 8 years ago

say "Lars Anderson" one more time. i dare you!
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+32 4. sartre commented 8 years ago

Quite brilliant. Another proof that the people who preceded us weren't idiots and knew a lot more than we give them credit for.
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+3 5. Ithil commented 8 years ago

But Legolas must pick an arrow from the quiver.I think that's a fair disadvantage from his side.My oppinion.
PS:Legolas rules!
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+4 6. huldu commented 8 years ago

The narrator was that a computer voice or an actual person speaking? Impressive archery!
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+5 7. TooRealToKill commented 8 years ago

:O I'd like to see him do that with a compound bow.
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+1 8. Threeme2189 commented 8 years ago

Chuck Norris can beat his record with a crossbow >:)
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+3 9. moskwiz commented 8 years ago

Oh no, remake all Elder Scrolls games now!!!
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+10 10. shovlin commented 8 years ago

#2 ~ I believe my source for this was in another language and it was translated then dubbed over with English... Sorry for the annoying voice >:)
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+3 11. Johnnosk commented 8 years ago

What is not mentioned is volley firing. At the 69m range, his spread was more than a mans width, so his technique appears to be more for close targets and cavalry charges.
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+5 12. MindTreat commented 8 years ago

#4
Of course. Back then, they had less help from modern equipment. They couldn't google stuff, they had to travel,
meet people, talk, and read books. We are the "dumb" ones, living in these days. Today, you can hardly find any 30 year old that has more than 2 professions (and i mean professional too, not just gone to school), while back then, you had to master a lot of stuff, to even survive. At the age of 30, a man was supposed to be able to take
care of the entire farm, feed all the mouth's, incl the elders. If you don't know your shit then, you're all screwed...
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+2 13. arcerhawk commented 8 years ago

Is he shooting 3 feet from the kids head at the beginning ??? He might have learnt some basic safety first.... Never shoot an arrow with a man in front of you, no matter how good you are, ....head
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+5 14. sartre commented 8 years ago

Indeed #12. By its very nature, the interconnectedness of the modern world forces us to cooperate: no one person is capable of doing very much by him/herself. Take any object in your house and ask yourself if you could make that from scratch. Chances are you can't.
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+2 15. Spartan118 commented 8 years ago

This looks impressive but even though I believe it, for some reason the fact that they used a text to speech program to narrate it, it makes it feel fake :P
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+1 16. loadme commented 8 years ago

#2 because he made this clip about himself. thats what all socially isolated freakys do when they want to get some attention.

awesome skills, but for sure not worth the training time :[
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+1 17. Tr3mm0r commented 8 years ago

I think i'll name my child "Lars Anderson"
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0 18. buckleg08 commented 330 days ago

that bow has low power, shallower penetration, hence easier to pull...like comparing a pistol to a sniper rifle...>:)