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This video has been around for a few years, but the first time I saw this I was shocked and disturbed.
Got talent goes horribly wrong archer [not safe for work]
I have looked online and have found competing information being claimed that the video was a marketing campaign, and other videos claiming this is not true and that it is in fact real.
Snopes further claims that this is Undetermined
Can anybody verify if the video is real and if so, can it be confirmed if the man indeed died? It certainly appears like he did.
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May 4, 2012 at 3:08
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It's obviously not real. At very first glance it looks like a parody. But since you want some "hard evidence", here it goes.
Whole setup is very, very amateur, too amateur to be considered from a show on national TV in Russia (or Ukraine for that matter)
TV station logo is:
TVД, yet in
Cyrillic alphabet there is no
V, obviously no
TVД station exist
It's allegedly Russian show, yet show logo says "Talent" in Latin alphabet
Actual Russian "Got Talent" franchise is called
Минута славы Caption's second line says "Киева", which would point to Ukraine, rather than Russia
But than again,
Ukraine Got Talent (Україна має талант) has completely different logo, is show on a different TV station and fully professional setup Caption says "Удивительный братьями ", which is supposed to mean "Amazing brothers", however it's grammatically incorrect (singular adjective instead of plural, and noun in wrong
case - instrumental instead of nominative). Same goes for second line, it's also ungrammatical, should either read "з Киева" or just "Киев" No one in the whole video speaks a single word, further showing that whoever made that video had no knowledge of Russian nor Ukrainian
The arrow nocking changes color midflight
The "victim" falls politely to the ground like he's about to make a snow angel - there's no pain on display, frantic flailing, etc
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