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    New Hook Pretender



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    Join date : 2012-10-07

    New Hook Pretender

    Post  hookman on Sun Oct 07, 2012 3:11 pm

    Hello everyone,
    I recently spent the weekend out of town on business & decided to do some pretending as an rbe w/ hook. It took a while to get the hook thing working properly and looking realistic, but I did a pretty good job. Everyone at the hotel new me as the man with the hook hand. I even did some shopping & it was pretty cool. Being rbe using a hook isn't really all that disabling. You can still accomplish 90% of your daily tasks pretty easy.

    It's pretty funny to see people's reactions. At the mall or store, the patrons really don't give a crap unless you wave it around. Once they see that you have a hook, they want to stare, but can't so they just ignore you. Kinda sad for the real disabled. But waitress, cashiers, hotel clerks, are a hoot. The women show some tenderness and the men think the hook is funny. I had waitresses get so nervous they forgot my order or gave incorrect change !

    I look forward to pretending again and want to hear other's stories. Do ya'll have any other good pretending suggestions ?? If you ever want to pretend, male or female, I'm located in the s.e. U.S.A.

    hookman out.


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    Join date : 2011-03-24

    Arm pretender in UKh

    Post  macamp on Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:19 am

    Are there any arm pretenders who are in the UK?
    I pretend with a full arm prosthesis mostly with hook. Have made modifications to improve control of elbow lock. In due course plan to show this on YouTube. ( user name andrew2fet)

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