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Old 06-01-2003, 23:51   #1 (permalink)
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Monday Joke - Chicken Gun

Sometimes it DOES take a Rocket Scientist!! (true story)

Scientists at Roll Royce built a gun specifically to launch dead
chickens at the windshields of airliners, and military jets, all
travelling at maximum velocity. The idea is to simulate the frequent incidents of
collisions with airborne fowl to test the strength of the windshields.

American engineers heard about the gun and were eager to test it
on the windshields of their new high speed trains.

Arrangements were made, and a gun was sent to the American
engineers.

When the gun was fired, the engineers stood shocked as the chicken
hurled out of the barrel, crashed into the shatterproof shield, smashed
into smithereens, blasted through the control console, snapped the
engineer 's back-rest in two and embedded itself in the back wall of the cabin, like
an arrow shot from a bow.

The horrified Yanks sent Rolls Royce the disastrous results of the
experiment, along with the designs of the windshield and begged the
British scientists for suggestions.

You 're going to love this......







Rolls Royce responded with a one-line memo:

"Defrost the chicken."
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Old 06-01-2003, 23:55   #2 (permalink)
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hahahha
defrost the chicken
got to love the yank engineers (no offense meant)
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Old 06-02-2003, 00:01   #3 (permalink)
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Stuff Frozen ones.

Shoot Live ones!!!

(The Greenies would love that)
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Old 06-02-2003, 00:13   #4 (permalink)
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Go to

http://www.snopes.com/science/cannon.htm

To get the full breakdown of the frozen chicken story
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Old 06-02-2003, 00:35   #5 (permalink)
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Pity they didnít go down to see old Colonel Sanders and pick up a cooked one.
At least they couldíve eaten it when they were finished.
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Pity they didnít go down to see old Colonel Sanders and pick up a cooked one.
eeeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwwwww....you cant eat KFC.
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Pity they didnít go down to see old Colonel Sanders and pick up a cooked one.
At least they couldíve eaten it when they were finished.
what does KFC have to do with a chicken gun cause KFC isnt chicken
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The American response: "We're allowing for mid air colissions with Penguins!"
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Hey folks I just recived a cable from a friend of mine who works at the ONA at Canberra.

Chicken SAM based missiles deployment in North Korean DMZ?

Chicken deployment technology could possibly make current ground based SAMs obsolete. Military aircraft so far have no known countermeasures or ways of detecting a high velocity incomming chickens at 6' o clock. This could possibly give rouge states with potential to deploy WOMADs without fear of attack. Airborne chickens should be banned under the geneva convention!

If they made a launcher big enough chickens could be used to deploy satelites into deep space and possibly even deploy multiple warheads from ballistic missiles if it was a multi-stage chicken deployment.

frightening deploment here folks the balance of power may have shifted the chickens way.
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