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Curious Rabbit Hole

Discussion in 'UO Catskills' started by Jerimiah, Jan 8, 2009.

  1. Jerimiah

    Jerimiah Journeyman
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    I was harvesting Fire Rabbits last night to prepare for future pet fight tournaments when I noticed something new to me. Just before a rabbit perished it began to dig a hole. I do not recall the exact text of its actions but it was something to the effect that it began to hurriedly dig a hole to escape. Obviously the rabbit did not escape me but beneath the corpse, there was a "curious rabbit hole" it remained there for a few minutes but vanished before the corpse decayed. I could not for the life of me figure out how to do anything with the hole. Has anyone else ever encountered such a thing? I have never hunted the elusive vorpal bunny and wonder if this isn't some sort of 'artifact in the code'. Sorry, I'm not much for screen shots.....
     
  2. Black Sun

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    It's been ages since I've had a vorpal bunny escape on me, but I know they dig a hole to escape, and it seems to me like they leave a rabbit hole that decays fairly quickly. But like I said, It's been ages since one has gotten away from me.
     
  3. Dixie

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    I tried my hand at a fire rabbit a week or two ago. It managed to escape me through a rabbit hole. Apparently, my archer nicking off a couple hitpoints per hit was too painful a death for it, because it got the heck out of dodge.

    Vorpal bunnies do this too, like you suggested.
     
  4. Jerimiah

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    Thank you fellow rabbit hunters! I can cross this mystery off my list. Now what is the average air speed of an African Swallow?
     
  5. Dixie

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    In order to figure this out, we want to establish a Strouhal ratio which is the frequency (f) of wing beats and amplitude (A) of each wing flap. With those two numbers, it will be possible to estimate airspeed (U) for a cruising bird. (fA/U) if you will. So, with a frequency of wing flaps of about 7 times per second (which has played itself out in the Philos-O-Tron Wind Tunnel Testing Area) and an amplitude of .18m per flap (given that the average wingspan of this particular avian is around 29cm) that would yield an airspeed of roughly 11 m/sec or 24 mph assuming the swallow is unencumbered.
     
  6. Black Sun

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    Laden or Unladen?
     
  7. Shh!

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    African or European?
     
  8. Dixie

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    My answer was for an unladen African swallow.
     
  9. TimberWolf

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    You really are missing school aren't you...don't worry just a few more days and you will be back hitting the books!
     
  10. Dixie

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    As much as I miss school, I did not pull those formulas out of my butt. I just googled the correct answer.

    It would have pleased my high school physics teacher to no end if I had, though.