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Date: 08/09/11 02:21 PM

55 Responses to Ultimate Batting Practice

  1. Profile photo of wartanks
    wartanks Female 18-29
    6 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 2:21 pm
    Link: Ultimate Batting Practice - Yeah, it`s probably fake, but it`s pretty cool.
  2. Profile photo of skytz1337
    skytz1337 Male 18-29
    687 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 2:25 pm
    WTF?!!!!
    thats incredible
  3. Profile photo of PinkRhoid
    PinkRhoid Male 18-29
    1239 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 2:26 pm
    Probably fake? About as probably as if your mom screwed your dad.
  4. Profile photo of Rick_S
    Rick_S Male 40-49
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    August 9, 2011 at 2:26 pm
    I would love for that to be real, but if it was, he`d be in the pros. Anyone who can hit a target like that, time after time after time, would go really far.
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    TruTenrMan Male 30-39
    2553 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 2:27 pm
    Photoshopped... I can tell because of the pixels...
  6. Profile photo of erikthevikin
    erikthevikin Male 30-39
    757 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 2:27 pm
    er um..
  7. Profile photo of tlshaman
    tlshaman Male 13-17
    378 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 2:31 pm
    clever girl
  8. Profile photo of cmun
    cmun Male 13-17
    90 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 2:44 pm
    The camera was wayyy too steady for that to be real
  9. Profile photo of teq78
    teq78 Male 30-39
    216 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 2:59 pm
    the guys in the video are what makes me laugh "no way! keep it up! wooww!!" yeah like anyone would fall for it, @ssholes
  10. Profile photo of deyv87
    deyv87 Male 18-29
    302 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 3:00 pm
    Really cmun? The camera that was probably on a tripod? Not the impossibly accurate physics? I know you`re trolling (with 3 reposts), but I still mad.
  11. Profile photo of madest
    madest Male 40-49
    7378 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 3:03 pm
    Uh that`s real. He`s a machine!
  12. Profile photo of SlothOfDoom
    SlothOfDoom Male 30-39
    2033 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 3:06 pm
    Hey cmun, what do you think about the camera?
  13. Profile photo of cmun
    cmun Male 13-17
    90 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 3:16 pm
    My internet is very shaky for some reason. I got annoyed and ended up hitting F5 out of frustration repeatedly. sorry
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    scoomanchoo Male 18-29
    219 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 3:18 pm
    "Probably fake" - I have lost faith in humanity, you probably think porn stars have real bazongas
  15. Profile photo of dude21862004
    dude21862004 Male 18-29
    768 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 3:19 pm
    I think it`s possible to do something like that after months or years of practice. I don`t know if this video is real or not, but I wouldn`t be surprised if it were.
  16. Profile photo of Pheeshy5
    Pheeshy5 Male 18-29
    1312 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 3:22 pm
    Seems legit
  17. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 3:42 pm
    It`s well faked, though. I don`t see any giveaway apart from the implausibility.

    I would love for that to be real, but if it was, he`d be in the pros. Anyone who can hit a target like that, time after time after time, would go really far.

    That still wouldn`t do it. Even if he could repeatedly hit the ball precisely to target, there would be some variation in the bouncing. A very small variation would at best have the ball a couple of feet off when it reached him.
  18. Profile photo of RobSwindol
    RobSwindol Male 30-39
    2514 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 3:55 pm
    "Seems legit"

    Obviously not a physics major.

    The slightest deviation in angle or even power would cause the ball`s trajectory to change tremendously. With each target the ball hit, the slight variances would be amplified when making contact with each target to the point that it would be almost impossible to successfully hit one ball accurately enough to travel the correct course. But hitting two or more in a row would be impossible outside of a sucontrolledoenvironmentment with a basically a robotic batting arm.
  19. Profile photo of AngryAsian
    AngryAsian Male 13-17
    122 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 4:03 pm
    if this is real, i take thy hat off to thee
  20. Profile photo of Orchideous
    Orchideous Male 18-29
    361 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 4:18 pm
    "sucontrolledoenvironmentment with a basically a robotic batting arm."

    Obviously not an English major.
  21. Profile photo of cyborg
    cyborg Male 13-17
    2790 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 4:28 pm
    yeah....no. it`s fake.
  22. Profile photo of Sachi001
    Sachi001 Male 30-39
    599 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 4:30 pm
    Played ball up through my college years. BS but still cool video idea.
  23. Profile photo of intrigid
    intrigid Male 18-29
    914 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 4:50 pm
    I don`t like how they`re trying to fool people into thinking this is real by acting all cool and casual.
  24. Profile photo of Heureux
    Heureux Male 40-49
    1054 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 5:05 pm
    How exactly would one fake this?

    It is not enough to simply level the accusation of fraud or fake, one must provide proof as well, ideally by recreating the alleged fraud.

    So, when will each of the parties who have labeled this a fake, provide a recreation of their own, matching these results, and then demonstrating how they created their fake?


    never, most likely.
  25. Profile photo of Sachi001
    Sachi001 Male 30-39
    599 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 5:21 pm
    @Heureaux

    As one who played ball as a catcher since 6 years old through 22 years old. One who has seen thousands of batters hit pitching. I can tell you through experience that based on the hitters foot work not in proper position, the angle of the body, the positioning of hands through the swing of the bat will not consistently put the ball on a direct line to the Shortstop pitch back. The fact by watching the video. The hands and the position of the bat in the video on many contacts with the ball is proof. Several times he hit down on top of the ball which will create grounders. Several times he hit under the ball which will create fly. Several times his body was way out of position his swing and pulled the ball straight down the third baseline.
  26. Profile photo of Sachi001
    Sachi001 Male 30-39
    599 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 5:27 pm
    Oh yeah as further proof his skills would be so good without it faked. He would consistently take the ball and line drive it to second base pitch back. Creating an opposite pitch effect coming from the Shortstop position.

    Guess those guys never thought of that. Case close. You can put up a big K.
  27. Profile photo of dynamites111
    dynamites111 Male 18-29
    76 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 5:31 pm
    LOL some ppl actually think this could be real?!?!
    You don`t even need to play baseball or have taken physics 101 to know this is humanly impossible. You just need....simple logic thinking skills.

    ....I`m losing more faith in humanity.
  28. Profile photo of Kaagan
    Kaagan Male 18-29
    1600 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 5:48 pm
    how do you aim it?
  29. Profile photo of cobrakiller
    cobrakiller Male 18-29
    7470 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 5:51 pm
    all the credit in the world. that was amazing.
  30. Profile photo of Pillmatic_
    Pillmatic_ Male 18-29
    93 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 6:27 pm
    dunno if its been said but.. not fake.
  31. Profile photo of FinkStinger
    FinkStinger Male 30-39
    147 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 7:39 pm
    Humanly impossible? Not a chance. But it is so highly improbable that if you had 10 million cameras shooting 10 million people trying this for 10 million years, there is almost zero chance of it happening.
  32. Profile photo of Torizo
    Torizo Male 18-29
    316 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 8:21 pm
    @Heureux- One doesn`t need to be able to create a lightbulb to know how it works. Also not everyone has the tools or time to replicate but may have the knowledge or understanding.

    It wouldn`t really be that hard to fake seeming the balls are undetailed and moving rather quick.
  33. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15511 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 10:14 pm
    Its a trap!
  34. Profile photo of NottaSpy
    NottaSpy Male 40-49
    881 posts
    August 9, 2011 at 11:46 pm
    @Heureux, recreate it to prove its fake? What a dumb statement. How about I point you at a great example of this type of fakery. Go watch the ping pong scene in Forest Gump. The ping pong ball is computer generated, and that was 1994. The technology has had 17 years to make its way to personal computers where anybody can fake it now.

    As for proof in this video, watch the guy who isn`t batting. He doesn`t know where the ball will be added after the fact, so he is NEVER watching the ball move. If you want to know what it looks like when someone is watching the ball, watch the audience of any tennis match.
  35. Profile photo of demonveteran
    demonveteran Male 18-29
    238 posts
    August 10, 2011 at 1:05 am
    i would have enjoyed it more if he hit the guy just standing there.
  36. Profile photo of almightybob1
    almightybob1 Male 18-29
    4290 posts
    August 10, 2011 at 4:05 am
    Faked, but extremely well. I still enjoyed it.
  37. Profile photo of tommy2X4
    tommy2X4 Male 50-59
    3447 posts
    August 10, 2011 at 4:54 am
    Now he`s ready for the softball season.
  38. Profile photo of number43
    number43 Male 70 & Over
    759 posts
    August 10, 2011 at 5:11 am
    @torizo,

    You can`t make a lightbulb?



    n00b
  39. Profile photo of Sexy_R1
    Sexy_R1 Male 18-29
    41 posts
    August 10, 2011 at 5:11 am
    trajectory is all off but cool vid.
  40. Profile photo of NILE12
    NILE12 Male 18-29
    157 posts
    August 10, 2011 at 5:20 am
    Looks kinda real but who knows nowadays.
  41. Profile photo of Zeegrr60
    Zeegrr60 Male 40-49
    2106 posts
    August 10, 2011 at 5:26 am
    Fake,but fake.
  42. Profile photo of thirrteen
    thirrteen Male 40-49
    230 posts
    August 10, 2011 at 6:04 am
    semi amusing
  43. Profile photo of incubus_inc
    incubus_inc Male 18-29
    977 posts
    August 10, 2011 at 9:57 am
    Like I always say... if you`re going to call it fake... you post your own video of the same thing.
  44. Profile photo of spor
    spor Male 18-29
    11 posts
    August 10, 2011 at 10:35 am
    faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaake
  45. Profile photo of Luniz82
    Luniz82 Male 18-29
    588 posts
    August 10, 2011 at 11:21 am
    Majority of people call it fake because there is no way in their entire life they could get close to doing anything like this or creating anything like this. Internet trolls do not like seeing people that have more skills then them at anything which is not hard as they spend their days watching other people do thing and calling them fake. If you are gonna call it fake give some proof that it is fake instead of trying to convince everyone else by just saying FAKE! cause you just look like a hater.
  46. Profile photo of Sachi001
    Sachi001 Male 30-39
    599 posts
    August 10, 2011 at 1:18 pm
    @Luniz82
    Get a reality check and check my earlier posts on why it`s faked.
  47. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    August 10, 2011 at 4:20 pm
    If you are gonna call it fake give some proof that it is fake instead of trying to convince everyone else by just saying FAKE! cause you just look like a hater.

    You look like a gullible idiot who rants at people without even reading what they`ve written.
  48. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
    12387 posts
    August 10, 2011 at 4:26 pm
    Here`s another thing:

    Note that you can see through the trampolines the balls are bouncing off. That means they must be a loose mesh, with much more air than material.

    In order to get a ball returning to exactly the same point after bouncing off 4 such trampolines, you would have to have it hit every one at exactly the same point with exactly the same force, with millimetre accuracy. The mesh would cause changes in angle of rebound otherwise, which would significantly change where the ball ended up.

    The physics explanation of why it is faked was posted early on.

    Sachi001 posted a video analysis explanation of why it was faked a few posts back.

    Then you posted some babble about trolls and claimed that no evidence of it being faked had been posted. How incompetent do you want to appear to be?
  49. Profile photo of Errand_boy
    Errand_boy Male 30-39
    621 posts
    August 10, 2011 at 4:56 pm
    Even Pete Rose would bet that that was fake, but I used to do that in tee-ball all the time.
  50. Profile photo of simon_nz
    simon_nz Male 18-29
    55 posts
    August 10, 2011 at 10:58 pm
    The horrendous voice acting is another dead giveaway that it`s fake..
  51. Profile photo of number43
    number43 Male 70 & Over
    759 posts
    August 11, 2011 at 5:25 am
    btw @robswindol`s explanation

    "obviously not a physics major..."

    I guess you`re obviously not an athlete. Those nets work in a similar fashion as a satellite dish redirecting towards the center point. They are quiet rigid around the edges and soft in the center, which means the ball pretty much comes back toward a central point each time unless you go way to the outside of the net.

    That said... I think it`s faked. Not because of any physics reasons but because the kid with the bat tells the guy adjusting the net "that`s good" right at the start of the video... They`d have done 20 dry runs before filming if this were legit and had each net already in place.
  52. Profile photo of ATL1EN
    ATL1EN Male 18-29
    622 posts
    August 11, 2011 at 6:53 am
    still pretty cool tho, if someone could do that
  53. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    August 14, 2011 at 7:09 pm
    its entertaining... thats all that matters
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    RobacalGao Female 18-29
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    August 29, 2011 at 6:20 am
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