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Date: 06/18/09 09:25 AM

82 Responses to Baseball Player Does Voodoo Trick With Bat [Video]

  1. Profile photo of Foxeh
    Foxeh Female 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 8:07 am
    Link: Baseball Player Does Voodoo Trick With Bat - OK, I`ve watched this 5 times, freeze-framed the voodoo part, and I still have no idea how he did this trick.
  2. Profile photo of Fox4Brawl
    Fox4Brawl Male 13-17
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    June 18, 2009 at 9:39 am
    I`d watch baseball if they did stuff like that.

    "and he goes for the swi... WTF just happened?!?!"

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    dudeman1234 Male 13-17
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    June 18, 2009 at 9:42 am
    i am so gonna try that!
  4. Profile photo of dave32891
    dave32891 Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 9:42 am
    he should do that in a game. it really would confuse the pitcher
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    TopperHey Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 9:43 am
    I was expecting a magic trick. Why is the video description so dumbfounded? It`s a cool skill but the theory is very simple. I`m actually a lil disappointed. Thanks OP.
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    fatex52986 Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 9:45 am
    impressive but can he do it with a chainsaw
  7. Profile photo of littleyoyo
    littleyoyo Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 9:45 am
    i say he should mess with the pitchers head...or try and hit a ball doing it...that would add a nice touch
  8. Profile photo of StellaT
    StellaT Female 13-17
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    June 18, 2009 at 9:50 am
    He`s hot
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    eflcotw Male 13-17
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    June 18, 2009 at 9:54 am
    actually, you do the full strength of the swing but let go of the bat less that halfway as he did. and as it spinds around grab the handle as it comes around. its really easy to do actually. im 16 and i can do that.
  10. Profile photo of a1butcher
    a1butcher Male 40-49
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    June 18, 2009 at 10:21 am
    CGI for sure
  11. Profile photo of Quackor
    Quackor Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 10:25 am
    he holds his bat with his dick on second 28, wtf
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    primetimekin Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 10:36 am
    "he holds his bat with his dick on second 28, wtf"

    you mean he puts the bat on the ground and has it lean on his leg?

    and lets add this to the list of pointless talents i want to do

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    moojuiceman Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 10:40 am
    right after he lets go theres that little flick backwards that spins it around. still great timing on the catch
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    JJXanadu Male 30-39
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    June 18, 2009 at 10:45 am
    "actually, you do the full strength of the swing but let go of the bat less that halfway as he did. and as it spinds around grab the handle as it comes around. its really easy to do actually. im 16 and i can do that."

    Actually, it`s a bit more than that. What you described would send the bat flying. He does swing the bat, but instead of just letting go halfway, he pulls back quickly on the handle (look at his hands). This causes the bat to spin in place rather than fly off in front of him.
    With a little practice, I`m sure it`s not that hard.

  15. Profile photo of robosnitz
    robosnitz Male 40-49
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    June 18, 2009 at 10:46 am
    lol. i used to do that in little league. my dad taught me. i just went outside to try it with my daughters softball bat and smashed the hell out of my wrists.stupid.
  16. Profile photo of opiebreath
    opiebreath Female 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 10:49 am
    Try THAT, Criss Angel!
  17. Profile photo of Altaru
    Altaru Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 10:58 am
    I used to be able to do that.

    I`m not sure if I can anymore...

    I`d probably break a bone in my hand or something.

    And I`m not going to try after what happened to robosnitz.

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    iGuccimane Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 11:05 am
    watch at 0:30 the shadow disappears then reappears
  19. Profile photo of daltonb403
    daltonb403 Male 13-17
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    June 18, 2009 at 11:16 am
    everybody from the other team is watching him
  20. Profile photo of Frogtango
    Frogtango Male 13-17
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    June 18, 2009 at 11:22 am
    That is pretty amazing.
  21. Profile photo of ryan99
    ryan99 Male 13-17
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    June 18, 2009 at 11:24 am
    I understand..but it`s really hard to keep it in place. I find my self doing similar tricks occasionally. He`s very skilled at it.
  22. Profile photo of ryan99
    ryan99 Male 13-17
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    June 18, 2009 at 11:30 am
    He throws it forward, making the bat go forward, but quickly pulls back in mid swing, on the bat, making it spin in the opposite direction it`s being thrown...So it`s two different forces and directions against eachother. All I can think of is that video where a ball is thrown at a speed of 100 mph from the back of the truck in one direction...and the truck drives 100 mph in the other, forcing the ball to stay in place (can`t get video, because it is "no longer available...).
  23. Profile photo of OldOllie
    OldOllie Male 60-69
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    June 18, 2009 at 11:43 am
    Yeah, what dave said: he ought to try that at the plate.
  24. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 12:11 pm
    He is on steroids
  25. Profile photo of StudentOfMan
    StudentOfMan Male 40-49
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    June 18, 2009 at 12:17 pm
    Very cool.
  26. Profile photo of DVLDRVR666
    DVLDRVR666 Male 13-17
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    June 18, 2009 at 12:19 pm
    Its actually looks sorta easy...but its probably not. It only goes around once so it seems simple
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    Spider_sol Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 12:39 pm
    Looks pretty fake to me. Kinda weird how only a handful of people have claimed fake, IAB is usually fake-central.
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    rigby_321 Female 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 12:50 pm
    that was awesome. I hope it was real.
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    soaperguy29 Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 1:12 pm
    I agree with DVL, it looks pretty easy actually.
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    aram200 Male 13-17
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    June 18, 2009 at 1:13 pm
    Spider sol: Looks pretty fake to me. Kinda weird how only a handful of people have claimed fake, IAB is usually fake-central.

    Nope because you guys can`t do those tricks you think that its unrealistic, are you going to say to every video that its fake without evidence! please Shut the hell up others are enjoying this don`t try to start ruining it...

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    icantthink41 Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 1:24 pm
    If its not real they did an awesome job editing in the audio.
  32. Profile photo of tangello
    tangello Female 13-17
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    June 18, 2009 at 1:27 pm
    i think he jus got bored one day n started tossing it around, eventually leading to this after some skill was gained.
    yep.
  33. Profile photo of rippa
    rippa Male 13-17
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    June 18, 2009 at 1:33 pm
    I did not know that simple physics was the same as voodoo, but whatever. Still neat, and I`ll try it later.
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    snoopdawgg Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 1:38 pm
    rippa do you understand jokes ?? or do you only know simple physics?

    lol simple physics ... then explain why the bat remains airborne while it spins and doesnt fall to the ground immediately.

    if you know your SIMPLE PHYSICS then you can explain that quite easily.

    if you cant then you are just a little douchebag who thinks he knows a lot with his high school science course.

  35. Profile photo of SpankyJake
    SpankyJake Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 1:40 pm
    looks like it just takes some practice and fast hands, neat looking tho.
  36. Profile photo of bumbleBB
    bumbleBB Female 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 1:40 pm
    Snoopdawg go pick a fight somewhere else.
  37. Profile photo of Tonyjet
    Tonyjet Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 1:43 pm
    its plausible.

    the shadow looked legit i mean

  38. Profile photo of Leopardson
    Leopardson Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 1:55 pm
    "lol simple physics ... then explain why the bat remains airborne while it spins and doesnt fall to the ground immediately."

    Why doesn`t a soda can immediately fall to the ground when you let go of it?

    It`s called "Vertical force".

    So, before you go screaming at rippa, perhaps you should throw your mouse up and down until you get the point.

    I can do this with my cellphone and a small metal bar, but I`m afraid if I tried it with a bat I`d fail and throw the bat through a TV or something.

  39. Profile photo of ashker
    ashker Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 1:56 pm
    lol simple physics ... then explain why the bat remains airborne while it spins and doesnt fall to the ground immediately.

    if you know your SIMPLE PHYSICS then you can explain that quite easily.

    If physics are so simple, why doesn`t a bullet just fall straight to the floor? and why don`t planes start falling? cos physics aren`t simple. and lol, douchebag is such a highschool term

  40. Profile photo of vE
    vE Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 2:23 pm
    "simple physics" seems more like a high school term, if anything.

    douchebag is a great word for someone who calls douchebag a high school term :3

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    meowmeowmeow Male 13-17
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    June 18, 2009 at 2:26 pm
    the momentum keeps the bat in the air and keeps it turning.
  42. Profile photo of WhenIsLunch
    WhenIsLunch Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 2:35 pm
    next step is to hit a pitch like that!
  43. Profile photo of Lamchop
    Lamchop Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 2:56 pm
    Centrifical force... used commonly to manipulate gravity based upon the weight of whats being used by applying force. Same as twirling a bucket of water without it falling out.
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    thebandit Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 2:58 pm
    come on guys, learn your physics. everything falls at the same rate (with a few exceptions due to air friction). he did not have the bat just hovering in the air, its likely that there was a little bit of upward momentum at release.
    if you let go of a soda can, it will immediately start falling to the floor. and yes, bullets fall too.
  45. Profile photo of Postovoy
    Postovoy Male 13-17
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    June 18, 2009 at 2:59 pm
    Just a tip: Before you show you have a superior understanding of physics than someone else, make sure you DO have a superior understanding of physics.
    That said, the trick is pretty cool whether or not you know how gravity works. Also, those physical principles described by ashker are some of the most simple ones out there. String theory is more what you are talking about when you mean complicated. Newton`s Laws are not.
  46. Profile photo of Trizz
    Trizz Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 3:00 pm
    It seems possible perhaps, I would like to try it though :)
  47. Profile photo of jar-head
    jar-head Male 13-17
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    June 18, 2009 at 3:46 pm
    postovoy: that`s...great...but i Know now that you cant do that. who cares about understanding it,actually Doing it is another story entirely.
  48. Profile photo of Gexxo
    Gexxo Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 4:03 pm
    @ashker Simple physics doesn`t mean it`s easy. It`s just easier than Complicated physics. Doy.

    Anyway, this is a cool trick. It`s probably like spinning a basketball on your figure. Just a trick you learn from being around sporting equipment all day. I am envious D:

  49. Profile photo of Raberboom
    Raberboom Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 4:06 pm
    id say he gives it a little upward force when he lets go
  50. Profile photo of manorrd
    manorrd Male 30-39
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    June 18, 2009 at 4:19 pm
    Wonder what his batting average is?
  51. Profile photo of Gafnaz
    Gafnaz Male 30-39
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    June 18, 2009 at 5:32 pm
    the bat does a 360, he spins it and grabs it again. Beautiful.
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    Coodude26 Male 13-17
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    June 18, 2009 at 5:42 pm
    "like spinning a basketball on your figure. "

    I understand people that don`t write much, often misspell entire words...but, you know there`s an N in "Finger" right?

  53. Profile photo of Raberboom
    Raberboom Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 7:17 pm
    he just forgot the "n" in the word, people do that sometimes, its called making mistakes, and not caring about comment spelling.
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    rgsupergrove Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 7:52 pm
    brutal
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    baileyabb Female 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 8:15 pm
    I`m sorry, that`s vundun how? Oh sorry.. "voodoo"
  56. Profile photo of Eagles311
    Eagles311 Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 8:27 pm
    "I understand people that don`t write much, often misspell entire words...but, you know there`s an N in "Finger" right?"

    At least try to use proper grammar when pointing out another`s obvious typo. Let me help:

    I understand people that don`t write much often misspell entire words, but you know there`s an "N" in "finger," right?

    You do know you can`t just throw commas anywhere you want in a sentence, right?

  57. Profile photo of imogenheep
    imogenheep Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 9:45 pm
    That`s the sickest thing I`ve ever seen.
  58. Profile photo of JoexBro
    JoexBro Male 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 10:58 pm
    What video were we commenting about?
    Oh yeah the voodoo one
    I forgot when I got lost in comments about people complaining about things totally unrelated to the video like spelling mistakes
    Welcome to the internetz
    it will happen
  59. Profile photo of patticakes
    patticakes Female 18-29
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    June 18, 2009 at 11:34 pm
    Don`t try this at home, folks. Better go outside with this.
  60. Profile photo of Duke13211
    Duke13211 Male 13-17
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    June 18, 2009 at 11:36 pm
    not really voodoo. i do that in my ROTC class with a rifle. not that hard
  61. Profile photo of Sanity4sale
    Sanity4sale Male 13-17
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    June 19, 2009 at 1:07 am
    My physics teacher would do that, but with a hammer. The poor front row.
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    MikeySalt94 Male 13-17
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    June 19, 2009 at 1:07 am
    Duke13211, exactly we do that too.
    Simple ADT drill movements.
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    Batmanners Male 18-29
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    June 19, 2009 at 4:01 am
    Neat trick.
  64. Profile photo of rippa
    rippa Male 13-17
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    June 19, 2009 at 4:07 am
    At snoopdawg:
    Lol. I did horrible in physics, I don`t think I`m some "prodigy" ffs. I still know I could walk outside and make a bat perform the same actions. If you expect me to explain why the bat does this, GTFO, I`m not going to educate you for fun, like I said, I did horrible in physics, and this is easily explainable and fathomable. Go read a book.
    But if you seriously don`t think you could walk outside and do this (minus catching it), you seriously need to get off the computer.

    Also, lol at everyone getting into arguments over the fact that I put the word "simple" before physics. Yeah, it IS simple. Not sure what you guys did when you were kids, but I tried to see what cool tings I could make stuff do, and this would be something that I`d do.

    Expecting a reply from snoopdawg that completely integrates my whole post together, and completely changing my words around to try and make me appear like I contradict myself. Lol, go ahead.

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    Scott_2150 Male 18-29
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    June 19, 2009 at 4:12 am
    0.o
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    barrooo Male 30-39
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    June 19, 2009 at 5:15 am
    `I`m not going to educate you for fun, like I said, I did horrible in physics`

    How did your english test go?

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    TruTenrMan Male 30-39
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    June 19, 2009 at 6:04 am
    He spun the bad really quickly. It`s cool, but it`s not voodoo.
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    BoomBox Male 13-17
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    June 19, 2009 at 7:16 am
    I think I`ve been to that baseball field... Anyways, that`s just effin` awesome. I wish I knew how to do that.
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    bankvole Male 30-39
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    June 19, 2009 at 8:56 am
    `He spun the bad really quickly. It`s cool, but it`s not voodoo.`

    Really?

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    Tonyjet Male 18-29
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    June 19, 2009 at 9:34 am
    so everyone is a physics major all of a sudden.

    shut up, you have no idea how its done, unless you have the formula, am just gonna assume that all of you are talking out of your asses, i am pretty sure you had never seen this before, so you are talking on ignorance when bringing up "simple physics". Really???? simple???? common maybe, but simple? gravity has enough "simple physics" to have you guessing for weeks.

    and if you have to google gravity to comment back, just stop lying to yourself and accept that you know nothing about it, and maybe even enjoy the video

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    Armydillo Male 13-17
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    June 19, 2009 at 9:46 am
    High speed camera video. DOES WANT!!!
    As for YOU, Tonyjet, just enjoy the video. Also, it`s not like you have some formula either.
    You have a goood point,"enjoy the video", so please don`t argue. It makes me sad. :C
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    Leopardson Male 18-29
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    June 19, 2009 at 3:41 pm
    "lol simple physics ... then explain why the bat remains airborne while it spins and doesnt fall to the ground immediately.

    if you know your SIMPLE PHYSICS then you can explain that quite easily.

    If physics are so simple, why doesn`t a bullet just fall straight to the floor? and why don`t planes start falling?"

    Isn`t that pretty much exactly what I said in the post right before yours?

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    rippa Male 13-17
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    June 19, 2009 at 8:53 pm
    Barrooo - I actually didn`t do great in anything except welding and automotive mechanic classes. Everything was average, or blah.

    Tonyjet - Actually, I have seen this before. We were doing this with a bingo dabber, and some other random stuff a month ago at a friends house.

    And just because I don`t bust out a formula, doesn`t make this not-simple. Compare it to the complicated aspects of physics, and this is simple. And yes, it is also common physics.

    I know you will deny it, but you ARE inferring that you have a good understanding of physics (I can see you coming back and arguing semantics over how what you said didn`t imply or infer anything, so shut up in advance), and surely if you actually did, you wouldn`t label this as difficult physics.

    So take your own advice and just enjoy the "voodoo".

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    jyotikpr Female 18-29
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    June 19, 2009 at 11:27 pm
    ReAl enterTainMent ...
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    logandaninja Male 13-17
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    June 20, 2009 at 12:28 am
    ha he is famous nowjoshy boy
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    logandaninja Male 13-17
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    June 20, 2009 at 12:28 am
    im sorry i ment link
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    idiotfilter Male 18-29
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    June 22, 2009 at 6:08 pm
    crazy stuff....fo def not voodoo...but magic...yes...
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    palevampire Female 13-17
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    June 22, 2009 at 10:26 pm
    majical :D
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    gatorade777 Male 18-29
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    June 24, 2009 at 1:33 am
    voodoo i think not. anyways id like to see him do that before a hit. it wouldnt be effective but points for stylish.
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    AlaZa Female 13-17
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    June 24, 2009 at 10:32 am
    yeah is not voodo but the trick is really cool.How does he do that?

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