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Pic: 'Which one of these things is not like the other?'

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by sqchram, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. sqchram


    Jun 22, 2012
    Have fun
  2. Curtis_Lowe


    Jan 8, 2012
    The towel they're on?:confused:
  3. noway


    Jan 13, 2007
    Only one folds (the Spyderco). Unless you fold the towel.
  4. Bill1170


    Dec 20, 2007
    Beaten to it. Only one folds and only one has a big hole in the blade. If it's the towel, that is a dirty trick.
  5. sqchram


    Jun 22, 2012
    I was thinking more along the lines of the different functions of them (ahem, the edged items) and which one is most dissimilar in what it can do compared to the others.
  6. Haze


    Aug 2, 2004
    A suitably vague and practically unanswerable question. If the question was worded "Which one of these things is not like the others ?" I would say the axe as it's not a knife....That's not quite what you asked though.
  7. sqchram


    Jun 22, 2012
    Well, two could chop, all could food prep, one maybe two can pry, which one, though not gracefully, could do the most tasks of the others?
  8. Cynic2701


    Mar 31, 2009
    Well...there are cloth fibers in the micarta handle of the Busse...

    I'd say the table.
  9. simioh


    Jan 12, 2012
    The sheath is not a knife either.
  10. sqchram


    Jun 22, 2012
    G10 handle
  11. Haze


    Aug 2, 2004
    Exactly, untill the unidentified singular "other" is identified we are going round in circles. Perhaps that is the point ?

  12. BladeChick777


    Jun 20, 2011
    They are all alike.
    It's kind of a trick question really.
    None of them is better fit nor could they out perform for ALL jobs over the others.

    If you're looking for what would be your best choice(if you can only choose one) to do all of the tasks you listed(no matter how well it does said jobs) then that would be the Busse.

    There is no edged tool in that lot that would out perform the others at all of the tasks listed.

    But out of all of them, the busse is the most versatile in it's duties. The axe can chop, maybe pry. The kitchen knives can do food prep. The Para2 can do food prep. The Busse can chop, pry, and do food prep if needed.
    The others would just be misusing the tool. The Busse however could do the all around tasks if needed.
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2012
  13. mrdeus


    Mar 6, 2012
    One is cheaper.
  14. gooeytek


    Jul 12, 2011
    Considering several criteria:

    The spyderco, because it's a folder, doesn't need a sheath, and is the only one you can legally carry in NY (although law enforcement might still give you a hard time).
    The Fiskars, because it's not a knife, and you can get it at Home Depot.
  15. Zookie


    Jan 26, 2012
    That busse Team Gemini is about to be owned my me :D? I want!!!!
  16. pvicenzi


    Dec 25, 2008
  17. BePrepared


    Aug 26, 2010
    I KNOW!! It's the sheath! you can't cut ANYTHING with that!
  18. sqchram


    Jun 22, 2012
    Lets see. Chopping chicken breast check. Peanut butter jelly, check. Prepping a whole chicken, probably leave the folder out as its shorter and has the folding crevasses.

    I suppose any could do light prying but would go to the busse and possibly fiskars for anything heavy duty.

    Chopping. Definitely not the henkels or spyderco.

    Chopping through a car to extricate a trapped victim, theres two.
  19. ebidis

    ebidis Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 23, 2012
    Let's not overlook the simple and obvious. If we are only considering the edged tools, then the obvious answer is the hatchet because it's not a knife.

    If I ever learned anything by watching jeopardy, it is that sometimes the obvious answer is the correct choice.
  20. Bowman1911


    Dec 12, 2010
    The answer is the Busse TGLB. Same thread posted over there.:cool:

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