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* The fact that Jamie ran away from home at a young age and his usual flat affect (although he may be playing it up for the cameras) seems to indicate he had a really traumatic childhood.


* After doing the "ramping up" of the ''Thermite vs Ice'' myth, you could see all the thermite which the explosion threw into the air pouring down like 2500 °C rain. Now Adam and Jamie was of course safe in a bunker when this happened, but this myth originated from a viral video. What if the people who did that also decided to "ramp it up" without the same level of protection?

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* After doing the "ramping up" of the ''Thermite vs Ice'' myth, you could see all the thermite which the explosion threw into the air pouring down like 2500 °C rain. Now Adam and Jamie was of course safe in a bunker when this happened, but this myth originated from a viral video. What if the people who did that also decided to "ramp it up" without the same level of protection?


* After doing the "ramping up" of the ''Thermite vs Ice'' myth, you could see all the thermite which the explosion threw into the air pouring down like 2500 °C rain. Now Adam and Jaime was of course safe in a bunker when this happened, but this myth originated from a viral video. What if the people who did that also decided to "ramp it up" without the same level of protection?

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* After doing the "ramping up" of the ''Thermite vs Ice'' myth, you could see all the thermite which the explosion threw into the air pouring down like 2500 °C rain. Now Adam and Jaime Jamie was of course safe in a bunker when this happened, but this myth originated from a viral video. What if the people who did that also decided to "ramp it up" without the same level of protection?


** For what it's worth, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAwt61A0Wlc&feature=youtu.be&t=1958 it's been confirmed]] that they once discovered an explosive so powerful, and so easy to make, that they destroyed the footage and collectively agreed to never reveal the findings(barring Adam informing DARPA, though he noted that they were probably already aware). Point being that there ''is'' precedent for them withholding results that they deem too dangerous to reveal to the public at large.

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** For what it's worth, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAwt61A0Wlc&feature=youtu.be&t=1958 it's been confirmed]] that they once discovered an explosive so powerful, and so easy to make, that they destroyed the footage and collectively agreed to never reveal the findings(barring findings (barring Adam informing DARPA, though he noted that they were probably already aware). Point being that there ''is'' precedent for them withholding results that they deem too dangerous to reveal to the public at large.

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** Also, they pointed out that the requirements to be electrocuted in this way included being crouching practically on the rail. If you reach that point, you're probably ''trying'' to get yourself electrocuted, female or male, because (as Adam snarkily demonstrates) no one is going to think "hey, I have to pee, better crouch down directly above this train track". The original (and busted) myth was about this happening accidentally while standing up, which makes a bit more sense, though as they proved it wouldn't result in electrocution.


** It was probably deemed to impractical to actually be dangerous to use -- it fools the motion detector, sure, but it looks ridiculous and will get the attention of anyone with eyes.

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** It was probably deemed to impractical to actually be dangerous to use -- it fools the motion detector, sure, but it looks ridiculous and will get the attention of anyone with eyes. Plus you'd need both hands to hold it up like Kari did(handicapping you from trying to do what you're breaking in to do), and even trying the BedsheetGhost route would leave your freed hands(and eyes, if you cut eyeholes, which you'd likely have to do) as weak spots for a motion detector.
** For what it's worth, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAwt61A0Wlc&feature=youtu.be&t=1958 it's been confirmed]] that they once discovered an explosive so powerful, and so easy to make, that they destroyed the footage and collectively agreed to never reveal the findings(barring Adam informing DARPA, though he noted that they were probably already aware). Point being that there ''is'' precedent for them withholding results that they deem too dangerous to reveal to the public at large.



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*** If she could have just thrown it away there wouldn't have been a show. However, the clip they play shows the woman being locked inside a small room with boarded-up windows along with her two young children. Not only could she not throw it away, the risk to her kids meant she would also be less likely to even think about experimenting with other ways to keep the handle pressed down (which would also be harder to do with smaller hands).



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* The narrator was always fairly present in MythBusters but he became extremely prominent in later seasons. The show also became more prone to repeating itself and recapping events that already happened, much to fan frustration. Why? In early seasons they covered myths a lot of people had heard of, widely-known tropes, or general concepts most people were already familiar with - These things required little explanation because the audience already knew them. As time went on the myths, tales, and concepts they tested got increasingly obscure and further outside the sphere of cultural awareness, requiring more narration and more recap for a late-comer to know what's going on since they were less likely to recognize it without help.


* During the myth that RFID/mind control tags are inserted when you donate blood, a Red Cross doctor points out some Fridge Logic during the episode: If the Red Cross did insert mind control tags, '''there wouldn't be a blood shortage'''.

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* During the myth that RFID/mind control tags are inserted when you donate blood, a Red Cross doctor points out some Fridge Logic during the episode: If the Red Cross did insert mind control tags, '''there ''there wouldn't be a blood shortage'''.shortage'', since the Red Cross would [[MundaneUtility use the mind control tags to get donors to donate more]].



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** However, he also notes that he could tie down the grenade, and it wasn't difficult to hold it with one hand. The woman would've been able to switch hands or call for help. Or, she could've thrown the grenade away herself rather that wait for someone to do it for her. Does anyone know if there was something preventing her from doing that?


* When testing why cavemen made arrowheads instead of just using pointed sticks, Adam and Jaime were unable to come to a conclusion... even though [[CassandraTruth Adam nailed the right answer]] while commenting on a test. An arrowhead would leave a larger, more jagged wound and cause an animal to not only bleed out faster but more often, which not only makes wounds more fatal but aids in tracking. A pointed stick neatly plugs its own hole and actually hinders blood loss. It's the main reason broadhead arrows are still used for bow-hunting today. Why did Jaime dismiss this explanation so quickly?

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* When testing why cavemen made arrowheads instead of just using pointed sticks, Adam and Jaime were unable to come to a conclusion... even though [[CassandraTruth Adam nailed the right answer]] while commenting on a test. An arrowhead would leave a larger, more jagged wound and cause an animal to not only bleed out faster but more often, which not only makes wounds more fatal but aids in tracking. A pointed stick neatly plugs its own hole and actually hinders blood loss. It's the main reason broadhead arrows are still used for bow-hunting today. Why did Jaime dismiss this explanation so quickly?


** The myth is ''always'' about a man doing it. So in that sense, it is busted.




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* When testing why cavemen made arrowheads instead of just using pointed sticks, Adam and Jaime were unable to come to a conclusion... even though [[CassandraTruth Adam nailed the right answer]] while commenting on a test. An arrowhead would leave a larger, more jagged wound and cause an animal to not only bleed out faster but more often, which not only makes wounds more fatal but aids in tracking. A pointed stick neatly plugs its own hole and actually hinders blood loss. It's the main reason broadhead arrows are still used for bow-hunting today. Why did Jaime dismiss this explanation so quickly?



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* In the test of ''Series/TheBridgeUS'' and a woman holding a grenade for two hours, Adam didn't find it as difficult as shown in the episode. However, most men have larger and stronger hands than most women, so this test would probably have been more accurate using a female tester.



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* During the myth that RFID/mind control tags are inserted when you donate blood, a Red Cross doctor points out some Fridge Logic during the episode: If the Red Cross did insert mind control tags, '''there wouldn't be a blood shortage'''.


* Adam & Jamie declared the "peeing on the third rail" myth busted after their tests showed that it is highly unlikely for a man to electrocute himself in this fashion. But their final test also showed that it is certainly possible for ''woman'' to do so...a possibility they [[BeautyIsNeverTarnished completely failed to acknowledge in their closing summation for some reason]]

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* Adam & Jamie declared the "peeing on the third rail" myth busted after their tests showed that it is highly unlikely for a man to electrocute himself in this fashion. But their final test also showed that it is certainly possible for ''woman'' to do so...a possibility they [[BeautyIsNeverTarnished completely failed to acknowledge in their closing summation for some reason]]reason.]]

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