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Discussion in 'The Sesh' started by Morgan Boucher, Oct 8, 2017.

  1. Morgan Boucher

    Morgan Boucher Honed Member

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    I got the police called on me yesterday as I was leaving the mall on the way to the park to go jam for a while for having a supposed weapon but it was just my kendama. Has it ever happened to you guys? Or something similar?
     
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  2. Sam Strohmyer

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    LOL Security was about to deny my entry to the Xcel energy center, even though I had paid for my ticket because, "I could use my kendama as a weapon", Pc culture moving us forward one day at a time I guess...
     
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  3. KeeganS

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    Was at a friend’s concert at this local venue about a year and a half ago. Brought it with me but had to leave it in the holster in my jacket pocket because security thought it was too close to a weapon.
     
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  4. Morgan Boucher

    Morgan Boucher Honed Member

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    The funniest part was they put me in the back of the car. Looked at it for 5 minutes. Googled it made sure I didn't have a criminal record and were like shit its just a kids toy. Sorry for your inconvenience have a good day lol. They felt pretty bad
     
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  5. Sam Strohmyer

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    I bet the person who called them on you is just super soft and couldn't handle how hard you shred.
     
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  6. lategreat808

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    I kinda had the image of some old man being like, "Damm these punk kids, first it was skater boards and now its these darn stringy flippers."
     
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  7. Morgan Boucher

    Morgan Boucher Honed Member

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  8. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    I think I might call it that when people come up to me to ask what it is, "this here is a stringy flipper, it is a Japanese skill toy that takes a lot of practice. Would you like to stringy flipper with me sometime?"
     
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  9. Eric H

    Eric H Honed Member

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    Yes! That’s hilarious you should definitely do that. It’s probably a more memorable name than kendama tbh
     
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  10. ilivir

    ilivir Honed Member

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    it could be a pretty good weapon though. lol now I'm imagining someone actually robbing a shop using only a kendama. like eyes wide open, doing some ninja style hurricane's in front of the cashier, shouting all kinds of japanese terms with like the highest voice possible.
     
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  11. Morgan Boucher

    Morgan Boucher Honed Member

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    It's more deadly for your teeth than a cashier in my opinion. I mean doing a hurricane in a place high enough for the cashier to get scared would mean it up by your head which seems like a good way to knock yourself out.
     
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  12. Cheech_Sander

    Cheech_Sander Administrator Staff Member

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    might be more effective if you just give it to the cashier and try to get them to do a lighthouse. DISTRACTION
     
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  13. lategreat808

    lategreat808 DS Legend

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    "HEY!! HEY, I GOT IT!!!"
    He looks up the see a completely empty shop except for a few loose items scattered on the floor, vacant racks from wall to wall. A tumbleweed rolls out the front door, carrying with it a long plume of dust. He just shrugs his shoulders and keeps grinding.
     
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  14. goenKendama

    goenKendama Moderator Staff Member

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    @Morgan Boucher you probably should have mentioned it was the ninja version of the kendama you had on you.

     
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  15. Sir Spike

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    That’s just a child’s toy!
     
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  16. goenKendama

    goenKendama Moderator Staff Member

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    Option #2 then. . .

     
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  17. Emil Apostol

    Emil Apostol DS Legend

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    Man that's rough, but I kinda understand why. Pointed tip + Wooden ball on a string seems like a hazard to the uninitiated. :/

    At one point in time, I was kinda hesitant to bring a kendama on my carry on baggage on a flight because I thought airport security would think it was a weapon lol.
     
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  18. Morgan Boucher

    Morgan Boucher Honed Member

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    They were super apologetic afterwards that's for sure.
     
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  19. ekcenolkraM

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    Kendamas are totally weapons.
     

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  20. Emil Apostol

    Emil Apostol DS Legend

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    One Punch Man!!!

    Fun fact:

    Su Lab, a pretty famous kendama shop and cafe in Japan, is in Saitama Prefecture. ;)
     
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