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Re: kid gets clonked by boom -film - valuable lesson

Consider how many people sailed as a kid without a helmet. Now consider how many were seriously injured or killed from being hit with a boom. Personally, I'll take those risks. Just my opinion.


Originally Posted by brak View Post
That's what you call "survivor bias". let me look it up for you: Survivorship bias - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Quite a few did *not* make it into adulthood, but they don't get to come to forums and talk about it.
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