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Try Flying this Copter

Satya Praz
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Joined: Oct 03, 2003
Posts: 6
Hi everybody, you have a great place here

Try flying this helicopter for the greatest distance, and post your highest score: http://www.hurtwood.demon.co.uk/Fun/copter.swf

Mine is 1637
Max Habibi
town drunk
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Sheriff

Joined: Jun 27, 2002
Posts: 4118
that's a tough game: 266 was my best


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Ernest Friedman-Hill
author and iconoclast
Marshal

Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24187
    
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418 in 6 tries


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Max Habibi
town drunk
( and author)
Sheriff

Joined: Jun 27, 2002
Posts: 4118
you must a manic driver
Paul McKenna
Ugly Redneck
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Joined: Jul 08, 2000
Posts: 1006
1109 on my third attempt


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Max Habibi
town drunk
( and author)
Sheriff

Joined: Jun 27, 2002
Posts: 4118
I hate you guys
Chris Mathews
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Joined: Jul 18, 2001
Posts: 2712
Originally posted by Max Habibi:
I hate you guys

Hey! Just cause you suck is no reason to be a hater...
Gregg Bolinger
GenRocket Founder
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Joined: Jul 11, 2001
Posts: 15299
    
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1301 on second attempt
[ July 08, 2004: Message edited by: Gregg Bolinger ]

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Paul McKenna
Ugly Redneck
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Joined: Jul 08, 2000
Posts: 1006
2101 - 6th attempt
Gregg Bolinger
GenRocket Founder
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Joined: Jul 11, 2001
Posts: 15299
    
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4302
Max Habibi
town drunk
( and author)
Sheriff

Joined: Jun 27, 2002
Posts: 4118
That's it: if I meet any of you in person, I'm gonna give you an atomic wedgie: 433, on you-don't-want-to-know-how-many tries.
Richard Hawkes
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Joined: Jan 28, 2003
Posts: 1340
680 - I give up...

Kim Jong-il got 68,578 on his first go according to a press release from the North Korean Central News Agency
Jim Yingst
Wanderer
Sheriff

Joined: Jan 30, 2000
Posts: 18671
620, second attempt. 950, sixth (and last) attempt. Just so I'm not left off the list of people Max is jealous of...


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Amirthalingam Prasanna
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Joined: Jan 08, 2004
Posts: 107
570 3rd attempt


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Helen Thomas
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Joined: Jan 13, 2004
Posts: 1759
729 - more than Max and Richard
After LOTS of attempts


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Richard Hawkes
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Joined: Jan 28, 2003
Posts: 1340
Originally posted by Helen Thomas:
729 - more than Max and Richard

Both my wrists are broken so I'm having to use my nose on the mouse button and look at the screen sideways
Helen Thomas
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Joined: Jan 13, 2004
Posts: 1759
Originally posted by Richard Hawkes:
Originally posted by Helen Thomas:
[qb]729 - more than Max and Richard

Both my wrists are broken so I'm having to use my nose on the mouse button and look at the screen sideways [/QB]


Friday night been as usual, then .
Mark Fletcher
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Joined: Dec 08, 2001
Posts: 897
916 - Not great, but hey at least I beat the whipping boys Max and Richard, so I save some face!

*Edit* just beat my old score of 728... getting better!
[ July 09, 2004: Message edited by: Mark Fletcher ]

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Joyce Lee
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Joined: Jul 11, 2003
Posts: 1392
My best is 988.
fred rosenberger
lowercase baba
Bartender

Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Posts: 11444
    
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1297 on my third try.


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Jessica Sant
Sheriff

Joined: Oct 17, 2001
Posts: 4313

2789 -- (sorry Max) -- maybe you should try it with your speakers on, maybe you'll find the puttering soothing and help you concentrate ??
Max Habibi
town drunk
( and author)
Sheriff

Joined: Jun 27, 2002
Posts: 4118
Originally posted by Helen Thomas:


Friday night been as usual, then .


ouch!
Thomas Paul
mister krabs
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Joined: May 05, 2000
Posts: 13974
721 on my second try.


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Richard Hawkes
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Joined: Jan 28, 2003
Posts: 1340
Originally posted by Helen Thomas:
Friday night been as usual, then .

882 now - if you play full screen on my PC, the game slows down alot
[ July 10, 2004: Message edited by: Richard Hawkes ]
R K Singh
Ranch Hand

Joined: Oct 15, 2001
Posts: 5371
1178 after nth try ... [exhausted]

Now you know why you need accelerator and break
Joyce Lee
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jul 11, 2003
Posts: 1392
I've been wondering whether having a bigger monitor would score better. Mine is 17".
Satya Praz
Greenhorn

Joined: Oct 03, 2003
Posts: 6
Hi Gregg Bolinger that's a great score. Is there a secret technique - or is it just very steady attention?
Bacon
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jul 14, 2004
Posts: 305
1834, first try!

Not counting several dozen practice rounds.
[ July 14, 2004: Message edited by: R Marsh ]
 
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