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Top 10 Ways to Smash a Pumpkin

We’re fairly certain the guys at ThrashLab just put this video together for a chance to film themselves smashing things in slow motion. We’re completely OK with that.

From the pedestrian to the down right reckless, the above video catalogs ten different ways to get rid of your leftover Halloween pumpkins. (We’re dying to know how they convinced the guy to volunteer for #3.)

[via Neatorama]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 11/2/12

Comments (3)

  1. Doh

    One pumpkin wasn’t even damaged. 1 was exploded, several were chopped. I only saw 5 pumpkins smashed. The title of this was pure bollocks. FAIL.

    SMASH: To break (something) into pieces suddenly, noisily, and violently; shatter.

    CHOP: To cut by striking with a heavy sharp tool, such as an ax.

  2. Doh

    Make that 4. One was crushed. Not smashed. Liars.

  3. Noel

    Interesting to some extent… Nothing to write home and tell mom about, though. I am very curious to know just what it took to convince that guy to stand there with the pumpkin on his head and await the outcome of that flying hatchet.

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