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Author Topic: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?  (Read 1303 times)
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« on: January 09, 2016, 10:52 AM »


34 10 year olds
1 Ronin Unicorn Dreamweaver Kite (1 of 1)
1 smallish school playground
phone lines
baseball backstop
large tree
75 feet of lines

Set temperature to 45F
Set convection to 10-14 mph very bumpy winds
Set wind direction pointing directly into the sun

To teach 34 students how to fly a sport kite in 10 minutes.

To Serve:
Break into 2 pieces and put away for repair later.
Pictures to follow.
I'm so sorry Wayne Knott.


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« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2016, 11:28 AM »

"every thing, that CAN go wrong WILL go wrong"

somebody said ))

remember: amateurs built the ark ..
professionals built the Titanic.
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« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2016, 11:33 AM »

The rarer the kite, the more disastrous the crash

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« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2016, 11:47 AM »

Rainbow (E2) and Unicorn...

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« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2016, 12:57 PM »

....Very bravely done, both in: a) attempting it, and b) reporting here what happened.

Reminds me of what happened at the class next door, when some science and engineering volunteers gave lessons at a primary school.  Their volunteer was attempting to show the class the size of the solar system, using a variety of fruit from a pea to a pumpkin to represent the planets and sun.  It was going well until they stepped out into the playground to show the relative distances between heavenly bodies, and someone dropped the sun.  At the midday break the volunteer went to the pub 'for lunch' and was not seen again.
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« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2016, 09:43 PM »

Wouldn't a Widow NG or some such been more appropriate than the DW for first time flyers?
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« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2016, 10:40 AM »

Yes, it would have.

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