Oops. I should've explained that. They didn't have a beef with it, I was agreeing with the FTW!
In fact they proved it to be even more awesome than I ever imagined. They made a working canon entirely out of duct tape, a working sailboat (duct tape layered around a frame) complete with a working sail with normal rope rigging, and lifted a and suspended a heavy yank tank car from a crane with it - until the tape began snapping and the car eventually crashed to the ground after a few minutes or so.