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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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The vehicle slowed and she then felt a sharp pain in her stomach and realised that the driver had shot at her with a paint-ball gun.
Officials said Myers got out of the car and pointed a 23-inch paint-ball gun at the lone deputy.
The 26-year-old Thousand Oaks man who died Thursday in a barrage of gunfire after pointing a paint-ball gun at a sheriff's deputy, had a long history of depression and left behind a suicide note indicating he planned to force an officer to shoot him, authorities said Friday.
Deputies said they also found three hand-held citizens band radios, two high-power two-way radios, computer equipment, three video surveillance cameras, a bicycle, a paint-ball gun and a police scanner set to local sheriff's frequencies.
Prosecutor Robert Cohen said the 20-minute video taken by Flores, which shows the youths breaking car windows with a baseball bat, knocking over a bicyclist and firing orange paint-ball pellets at people from point-blank range was a powerful and hard-to-dispute piece of evidence.
Flores' tearful family watched as the young man was questioned about the paint-ball rampage before sentencing.
The last of four teens charged in a series of videotaped paint-ball attacks in November pleaded not guilty to the charges Monday morning.
The teen-agers received national attention after they videotaped themselves in November driving through Sherman Oaks, Reseda and other parts of the San Fernando Valley shooting bicyclists and pedestrians with a paint-ball gun.
And the sooner we teach that to parents and hold people responsible for their childish actions, the sooner the paint-ball type incidents will stop.
A unique feature to this park is a never-ending nine area war zone complete with mock-military tanks firing paint-balls.
And because everybodywas cheating instead of getting shot once or twice with a paintball and then being out of the game, the order of the day seemed to be no mercy, with a dozen or so paint-balls heading in the direction of anyone stupid enough to come out from behind a tree
She won 34 Dirty Days Out driving a Sherman tank, riding quad bikes and dune buggies and hurling paint-balls.