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Author Topic: your worst yoyo accident?  (Read 1353 times)
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« on: January 07, 2018, 11:19:37 AM »

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« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2018, 02:40:26 PM »

I was throwing my Terrarian the other day and didnt realize i had a snag. Gave it a good hard throw and the snag launched it right between my eyes. Made me see stars and left a nice welt.
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« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2018, 05:00:16 PM »

Not really an accident per se, but I was having a bad day so I decided to throw for awhile to see if I could de-stress.  Stupidly, rather than doing easy, relaxing tricks, I started right in on a trick I was working on and still struggling with.  Naturally, I couldn't hit the trick to save my life and got even more frustrated.  I took the yoyo off my finger and meant to throw it harmlessly into the couch cushion.  Somehow, I missed an entire couch at point-blank range, and hit the end table next to the couch.  Miraculously the table was undamaged, but the yoyo was completely trashed.  It was a Navigator.  One of the rings popped off and both the ring and the yoyo half bent so I couldn't really put it back together in any meaningful way.  So that yoyo's retired now but I keep it visible near where I usually throw as a reminder.
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« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2018, 01:10:04 AM »

One time I was fatally injured when a yoyo falling back to Earth from the International Space Station; hit me directly in the forehead!

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« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2018, 08:53:23 PM »

1a had a knot at the bottom of my atlas without knowing threw real hard to get some spin and it come back and numbed my fingers

2a was practicing loops to see how fast I could get and the right one hit me in the head so hard I had a knot on my head for a week

3a no troubles yet

4a offstring to the head

5a dice to the face on a 360


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« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2018, 11:53:39 PM »

One time I was fatally injured when a yoyo falling back to Earth from the International Space Station; hit me directly in the forehead!



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« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2018, 04:17:06 PM »

I hit my funny bone 2 times and it caused half my arm to go numb.  I almost whacked myself in the face trying to get a finger spin to return to my hand.
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« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2018, 06:37:55 PM »

I️ hit my finger while doing horizontal with my hattori

Still have a small scar
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« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2018, 07:32:27 PM »

My Basecamp Expedition gave me a nice scar on my forehead. It had quite the snag that I didn't notice until I threw a breakaway and launched back into my face. Fortunately I avoided needing stitches.
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« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2018, 05:10:56 PM »

Bleeding hand from practicing grinds on a dinged shutter, funny bone 4 times.
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« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2018, 08:55:03 PM »

I hit the back of my throw hand one time so hard it knocked the breath out of me. I limped back to the couch with a severe pain in my hand that felt hot, throbbing, and prickley and sat there and tried to breathe again.
It was mostly useless for the next week, I couldnt open a jar of jelly to save my life. I couldnt make a fist, I couldnt wiggle my fingers without inducing really sharp pain. I don't know what happened, Ive taken hundreds and hundreds of hits to the back of the hand, but there is this *tiny* area, maybe 10mm x 10mm square that, ever since, if something hits it, im done!
It only took a couple weeks to go away back to mostly normal, thankfully.

I swear its like it revealed a hidden weakness I have and now know about a vulnerability. It was really eye opening. 
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« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2018, 12:41:15 AM »

My glasses have a bunch of dings in them from yoyos
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« Reply #12 on: January 13, 2018, 01:14:46 AM »

Throwing while wearing a smart watch, thirty seconds into it and the watch screen is toast. Not one of my brightest moments.
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« Reply #13 on: January 13, 2018, 12:35:36 PM »

Worst yoyo accident? Accidentally posting the same yoyo accident in two different "yoyo accident" threads!
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« Reply #14 on: January 23, 2018, 02:38:23 PM »

I throw a yoyo that secretly  had a not in it. swung around and hit me right in the ear. left my ear ringing all day.
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