Thailand Bamboo Rocket Festival

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+8 1. edz commented 8 years ago

Next we we go to the moon :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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+4 2. loadrunner commented 8 years ago

Did they use these sounds for the Star Wars movies?
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+5 3. sux2bu commented 8 years ago

Goes to show there are rednecks having fun all over the world. I bet alcohol is a big
part of the celebration too. :)
Thai beer is very good.
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+2 4. kaloudji commented 8 years ago

Please my friends, help me to find a tutorial to make those bamboo rocket >:)
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+4 5. Sizzlik (admin) commented 8 years ago

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+1 6. torbengb commented 8 years ago

05:30, people holding up a banner while their rocket starts. Why don't we ever see NASA staff do that on their launch pad?

Looks like a very safe sport. Fun!
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+2 7. Judge-Jake commented 8 years ago

One way of pissing the neighbours off on the fifth of November. >:)
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+3 8. mightymaxx commented 8 years ago

The Bang Fai Festival in Thailand is on my bucket list for sure. It's essentially a national holiday dedicated to dubiously constructing rockets with Sticky rice and duct tape, and then trying to launch them into orbit without killing everyone within a mile radius. Quite possibly greatest holiday in the world. Seriously, if they just added presents it could rival Christmas in my eyes.
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+1 9. Dumfbuck commented 8 years ago

I could make good money selling steel umbrellas at that festival
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0 10. buckleg08 commented 3 years ago

still amazing...8-)
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+1 11. Judge-Jake commented 2 years ago

I remember this video like it was yesterday and I was a hen back then. :D
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0 12. buckleg08 commented 2 years ago

and we are back in classic again...8-)