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Old October 5, 2007, 11:43 PM   #101
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terminal velocity

ok, just looked this up;
terminal velocity is when a falling object reaches zero acceleration. heavier objects tend to have higher terminal velocities.
a skydiver, arms and legs outstreched, has terminal velocity around 125 mph."balled up" around 200 mph.
i think being hit on the head by a falling skydiver would be deadly.
just my opinion
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Old October 6, 2007, 12:34 PM   #102
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This has gotten way off topic, and the original topic has pretty much run its course anyhow.

Time to put this one to bed, methinks. Say goodnight, Gracie.
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