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Dearest Combustion Treaders,

See Gregory Nosolesleft here,




He's a happy fella isn't he ?..look at him there being all nonchalent with a smug grin (makes ewe wanna smak him one eh ?)



Is there any science to fire walking at all ?...perhaps just the science of technique ?..or is it really a case of mind over matter. I can understand how someone might be able to control the level of pain they might feel but surely not the reaction between hot coal and skin !!!

whajafink ?


As a firm believer in empirical study I snuck into my neighbours house at 3am and without protestation ( but with his gonads between the jaws of a well trained python) he gleefully agreed to walk across hot coals ....Having no coal available I found the next best thing...his house....anyway...whilst I cooked some marshmallows and sang campfire songs, my neighbour attempted to walk across the smouldering remnants of his house.......he ran !...so....no joy there !....He was so delighted to assist me so much so, that he kept on running !!...I hope he comes back soon  !

Until he returns I would welcome your thoughts on the science of fire walking !


Ta


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marshmallow ?



Neil
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Is Fire Walking Mind Over Matter Or Just Technique ?
« Reply #1 on: 24/03/2009 01:22:32 »
I'm pretty sure that people do get burned feet from fire walking... but AFAIK the coals are relatively cool and burns occur from longer contact.. eg they don't 'walk' fast enough.


moral of the story : walk faster or watch.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 24/03/2009 03:27:20 »
 

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« Reply #3 on: 24/03/2009 11:05:17 »
I'm pretty sure that people do get burned feet from fire walking... but AFAIK the coals are relatively cool and burns occur from longer contact.. eg they don't 'walk' fast enough.


moral of the story : walk faster or watch.

Thank you JnA very sound advice indeed !
 

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« Reply #4 on: 24/03/2009 11:06:27 »
Hmm... I think I've heard the answer to this somewhere...
 

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« Reply #5 on: 25/03/2009 00:39:17 »
Your poor neighbour, neil.
You'll be getting an ASBO before too long.
 

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