Review of Street Sword by Phil Elmore

Discussion in 'Sword Arts Talk' started by althaur, Apr 3, 2007.

  1. Monadnock

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    Refunds for Street Sword are not mentioned in the purchase agreement, and so are not binding.
     
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    Phil devotes one very short paragraph to the swords use indoors. The gist of it is, use a shorter sword and watch out for stuff in the house.

    Based on the over-all breakdown of the book, I would have to guess the he believes the sword is more useful on the street (ala Connor McCleod) than as a home defense weapon.
     
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    Now all he needs is someone to show him how to use one... :uhoh:
     
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    Are you volunteering???? :)
     
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    Two words... eyebrow popsicle. :lol:
     
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    Gents, lets stick to the material please.
     
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    dint find this forum till recently ,but made the mistake of buying Phils flashlight fighting book, figured there would be joint locks and other techniques ,but heres a summary of Phils book ,stand tall ,try to imtimidate bad guy ,shine light in his face ,if that doesnt work grab flashlight and hit bad guy.
     
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    lol
    I cant belive you actualy bought the book :rofl:
    thanks for the review
     
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    I just found this thread. I didn't read the book. I did read the reviews. I enjoyed the jokes here. That's all for starters. :D
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    I see that there's interest in such books. Now I DO carry (and use if I must) archaic weapons quite often as these are nearly the best tools for those stupid Hungarians who care about not breaking the laws. Should I write a book as well? :lol:
     
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    I have read this review on all 4 sites I found it posted. Man Phil is relentless. He just followed you to every forum and attacked you. I noticed he did the same thing on his reviews on Amazon. As a fellow writer, I feel such behavior is unprofessional on his part. He should just sit back and take the negative reviews without getting bent out of shape. I mean, you put stuff out there, that is what happens.123
     

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