There are only so many ways you can usefully tie up another person. All the styles might have converged from the same military training manual. Shawn Hornbeck described being tied up much the same way - 25 years after Johnny Gosch and probably 40 years after you, Pufferfish.

Those pictures give me the creeping horrors. Who does this kind of shit?!?!??
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