What's your reaction time?

What's your reaction time?

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    What's your reaction time?

    We are told to maintain approximately one car length distance from the car ahead of us for every 10mph, or 2 seconds elapsed, in order to allow for our reaction time. However, from the instant we recognize a threat, how long does it take us to begin the physical movements to uncover and draw?

    Try this test of your sheepdog skill and vote in the poll, if you dare.

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    I guess I'm a Bobbing Bobcat...
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    I didn't realize there was a link to a game.
    I went back and played the game. Once I figured it out I was a "bobbing bobcat". I did manage to become an "ambling armadillo" once too by letting one sheep almost get off the screen before shooting.
    The problem I had trouble with was the "pre-cues" to shooting. I saw and interpreted movement that is consistent with running. Of course the computer gave me a three second penalty for that.
    In this game it's a three second penalty and no chance at explaining your actions. That could very much be like a "furtive movement" shooting. At least in real life I would have the opportunity and ability to defend my actions.
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    Bobbing bobcat here too. Oh well. It's Sunday......I cut myself a little bit of slack once in a while. At least I didn't forget to go back and vote in the poll.

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    I got rocketing rabbit. Played a few more times and actually got a few sheep in 0.000 seconds.
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    I played 4 times and was labeled a rocketing rabbit every time. I guess I am good to go for being over 65

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    Bobcat here H/D
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    Rocketing rabbit...average time+ 0.177sec.
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    Rocketing Rabbit here. That was an interesting game.

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    Bobbing Bobcat.

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    Played one time only...Bobbing Bobcat...2.682 avg.
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