paintball

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A sport in which marble-sized gelatin capsules filled with a nontoxic dye are shot at speeds of 300 kph/200 mph. Paintball-related eye injuries are common and include cataracts, retinal tears/detachment and damage to lens and optic nerve; 50% of eye injuries result in permanent blindness in the affected eye

paintball

Sports medicine A sport in which marble-sized gelatin capsules filled with a nontoxic dye are shot at speeds of 300 kph/200 mph Warning: Paintball-related eye injuries are common and include cataracts, retinal tears/detachment and damage to lens and optic nerve; 50% of eye injuries result in permanent blindness in affected eye; protective masks are a must; other players must KNOW you're in “time out” to clean goggles
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For example, musketball scars on the ruins at High Ercall in Shropshire indicated heavy firing between Roundheads and Cavaliers during the Civil War, or an unusual double burial in the New Forest that contained a pair of female Saxon skeletons with a shield overlain and spear to one side the remains of `Wessex amazons', or perhaps just of high ranking Wessex women.
Royal Sovereign; the two-column attack broke the precarious order of the Allied fleet and produced a melee in which one French ship was sunk and eight French and nine Spanish ships captured; Nelson, however, was mortally wounded by a sharpshooter's musketball as Victory engaged Villeneuve's flagship Bucentaure, and he died several hours later.
Then Falstaff, alone on stage and apparently wandering by himself around the Shrewsbury battlefield, delivers a short, darkly comic soliloquy describing the dire effects of musketballs: