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Molotov cocktails!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted: Sat, 10th Aug 2002, 3:16am

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1007

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what I am requesting is a bottle with filled with alcohol with a piece af paper that will ignite the alcohol and when it hits the ground it will explode. any feedback will help. thanks
Posted: Sat, 10th Aug 2002, 3:18am

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Hajiku_Flip

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This plugin would be very hard to make, if not impossible, but there is a way you could get around this. Build your own 'cocktail', with just the bottle and paper. Get a close up of you throwing it, then we make a plugin of just a bottle w/paper, show that hitting the ground and combine it with an alam explosion. It'd look really low budget, but still pretty cool. smile
Posted: Sat, 10th Aug 2002, 3:21am

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1007

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I cant do plugins i just suggest plugins but if some one else could do this I think that it would be pretty cool. thanks hajiku_flip!!
Posted: Sat, 10th Aug 2002, 3:31am

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KermZ

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Whoa - I think that would be really hard to make!!!
Posted: Sat, 10th Aug 2002, 4:40am

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1007

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well could you make it I mean all that you really would have to do is take a mesh of a bottle and put some fire on top then you could cut to an explosion. I am probably wrong but could you do that?
Posted: Sat, 10th Aug 2002, 6:45am

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KermZ

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Hmmm has possibilities
Posted: Sat, 10th Aug 2002, 5:05pm

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BackOfTheHearse

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Here's a bit of a tip if you ever decide to film any LIVE effect with a Molotov Cocktail. BE CAREFUL! biggrin

I know it sounds stupid to say so, and that you'd already take precautions (at least I hope you would). But even the best laid plans can go incredibly wrong. My friends and I had an idea to film something like this. We spent two days planning, down to the angle at which he would throw it. Unfortunately, he brought his arm back a little too far, pouring the flaming gasoline down his back. Luckily he escaped injury, but we had a hell of a time explaining the melted polyester coat he'd worn that day razz

So even though I am stating the obvious, be prepared for anything.
Posted: Sat, 10th Aug 2002, 11:17pm

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KermZ

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1007 - I found a neat looking bottle mesh. I am going to see whether it will look any good as a plugin with some flames coming out the top ... will work on it for you. No time frame though for completion. KermZ
Posted: Sun, 11th Aug 2002, 12:47am

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1007

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It doesn't matter how long that it takes just take your time and make it look good. thanks for doing this.
Posted: Sun, 11th Aug 2002, 11:33pm

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TMM

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i have somethign that will be handy for this too, it is sorta like a flame going accross a flat surface, i have a video of it, i will try and make a plug-in, which would come in handy for the fire burning on different surfaces that it hits...