I expected more IRL Fruit Ninjas

#1 Posted by Fobwashed (1899 posts) -

After watching Norm's shameful fruit ninja swording abilities (baseball bat swings?), I went to youtube in hopes of filling the hole in my heart I didn't know I had. There are only 2 videos and both of them pretty awful. How is it in a world where you can find ridiculously specific nonsense on youTube, there aren't more people either irl fruit ninjaing?

Someone, please fill this void.

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#2 Posted by Devoid (429 posts) -

You're right, these YouTube videos are terrible.

#3 Posted by OllyOxenFree (4970 posts) -

It would have made a specific user even angrier! Eat your fruits and vegetables, kids.

#4 Edited by PeasantAbuse (5138 posts) -

I hope you realize there are starving kids in Africa that would have loved to eat all those delicious fruits Norm was cutting down. 
 
EDIT:  Yeah, none of those videos are any good.

#5 Posted by Fripplebubby (1027 posts) -

Well I think you've found yourself a new life's mission Mr. Fobwashed.

#6 Posted by Fobwashed (1899 posts) -

@Fripplebubby: If I had a sword, I'd be out there right now making a video. Those things are expensive =\

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#7 Edited by Fripplebubby (1027 posts) -

@Fobwashed: Well, for a full tang sword yes. Smaller percentages of tang are cheaper.

Disclaimer: I have zero knowledge on swords, but one time my friend bought one and it said "full tang" on the box, and it was the source of much ridicule from me.

#8 Posted by Mercy_ (259 posts) -

Was anybody else surprised that Norm didn't run somebody through? Not exactly the most coordinated of the WM brethren.

#9 Edited by Manhattan_Project (2119 posts) -

@courtney12490: Yeah every time he started to swing I expected it to fly into Will. For the first time ever I was legitimately scared for them.

Completely unrelated note: I am very sad I didn't get a new John Drake avatar...

#10 Posted by Obsidian (346 posts) -

I found it simultaneously hilarious and terrifying. I really thought that thing was going to go flying out of his hands. Now I just want to him to practice some more so I can see what he can do as a true fruit ninja.

#11 Posted by TheGreatGuero (9130 posts) -

Gallagher was the ultimate fruit ninja.

#12 Posted by TyrellOCP (327 posts) -

I don't think they picked Norm because of his skills with a sword, they picked him because he's Asian.

#13 Posted by Fattony12000 (7053 posts) -
#14 Posted by Masha2932 (1241 posts) -
@Fobwashed:  Check out Shihan Kenneth. I think he holds the world record for most slicing the most apples in one minute 
 
  
#15 Posted by Fobwashed (1899 posts) -

@mijetman: I think he proved today that his membership had been revoked years ago if not at birth -_-;; Apparently, he swapped it with Shihan Kenneth.

@Masha2932: Not bad. I half expected him to slice off a finger every time he got all caught up resheathing his blade. Impressive but I want someone throwing fruit at him as he goes ninja crazy on em. It's nice to want things.

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