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Dearest Huggable Science Peeps !

See this Air Hockey Game Thing ?



Nice eh ?


Now why can't they use the same principal when it comes to non-snow ski slopes ?

So much better than that material stuff which grazes ewe when ewe fall !! (not me of course...as a sheepy I am of course an expert skiier)

Can't be that big a deal to try it eh ?


whajafink ?


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Why Can't Non Snow Ski Slopes Be Made Like Air Hockey Games ?
« Reply #1 on: 16/07/2008 17:56:41 »
Because you wouldn't be able to steer on it.  To steer with skis or a snowboard you must angle or tilt it but as soon as you did that on an air-table the air would escape and you'd end up scraping the surface.
 

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Why Can't Non Snow Ski Slopes Be Made Like Air Hockey Games ?
« Reply #3 on: 16/07/2008 23:06:48 »
You wouldn't want to fit castors to a skateboard either.
 

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Why Can't Non Snow Ski Slopes Be Made Like Air Hockey Games ?
« Reply #4 on: 16/07/2008 23:10:03 »
You wouldn't want to fit castors to a skateboard either.


Beavers are NOT for fitting to skateboards!  [:(!]
 

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Why Can't Non Snow Ski Slopes Be Made Like Air Hockey Games ?
« Reply #5 on: 17/07/2008 08:28:24 »
And it would hurt more to fall, i've been flying down a ski slope just about as fast as i could go and gone over, and just tumbled and tumbled and lost my skis, boots, beanie, sunnys, ski poles and a sock but i wasn't hurt at all, on hard stuff like that i wouldn't have been so lucky
 

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Why Can't Non Snow Ski Slopes Be Made Like Air Hockey Games ?
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