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Re: top 7 dinosaurs you could take in a fight
yes, you cannot stab with a bat, but have more reach. Would you
consider yourself at advantage fighting with a knife a guy with a bate
(supposing equality of strenght and nimbleness)?
2009/3/9 Mike Taylor <email@example.com>:
> Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. writes:
> > > From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu]
> > > On Behalf Of Mike Taylor
> > >
> > > > Particularly because with a baseball bat (or heavier
> > > weapon) I > think I could take down Masiakasaurus, contra
> > > the last comment.
> > >
> > > Really? At about 2m long, I think that would be pretty
> > > similar to trying to take out a mountain-lion with a baseball
> > > bat. I'm sure Chuck Norris could do it, but for myself I
> > > wouldn't be confident.
> > 2 m long, but more than half of that is tail and a quarter of the
> > remaining bit is neck. So the operational part of it is bigger than
> > a turkey, but not much (bustard-sized).
> Hmm, OK, maybe more like a lynx than a mountain-lion.
> Good luck with that :-)
> Augusto Haro writes:
> > Well, from where I am from, it is not unusual to hear of people
> > killing pumas with knives. I heard of an 70 year old woman which
> > killed a reportedly ca. 45 kg. puma with a small knife, only helped
> > by a small dog. She might have been pretty lucky, but she reminded
> > the incident as not surprising and considered it was necessary to
> > kill the puma (with such scarce weaponry!!) as the cat killed some
> > goats of her.
> No fair! You don't get a knife, only a baseball bat!
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