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It depends in the specific type of boomerang. there is two types. Returning and non-returning boomerang. Back to your question. The way the boomerang is shaped makes it more aerodynamic than a simple stick, also a returning boomerang is specially made to return. Your Welcome. -CRP

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When you throw a boomerang, it comes back at you, while a Frisbee does not.

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