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Old 08-24-2005, 08:15 PM   #1
 
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How About Some Fun Event Ideas?

I had fun at MegaRun with the blind man's course. Have you ever done one of these? Did you enjoy it?

I'm looking for any and all ideas for "fun" events in a 4x4.

Egg in a spoon?
Broom Polo?
Backwards obstacle course?
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what is broom polo?????????????????????????????????????????????? ?????????????????????
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Old 08-24-2005, 08:46 PM   #3
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how about hide and go seek
capture the flag?
truck, truck, goose
tag, your it
paintball wars
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Broom Polo:

Passenger hits ball with broom as driver follows passenger's instructions on how to get to the ball. Object is to hit the ball through the "goal" with the broom in the fastest time. Goal might be between trees or cones. Only one vehicle at a time to avoid some really bad carnage. (The nice jeeps won't play if we don't do it that way)
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Looking for "self-contained" events that wouldn't necessarily require any trail running. Something that is an alternative to doing a trail, that might be as much fun to watch as it is to do.
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teeter totter (balancing), water in a glass
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teeter totter (balancing), water in a glass
Would this be like egg in a spoon?

Egg/Spoon:

Traverse a moderate obstacle course while passenger carries an egg on a spoon.

Perhaps a 2-vehicle team and a relay race that added passing the egg from spoon-to-spoon without touching it with your hands or fingers??
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teeter totter is just like in grade school, except you try to balance your rig on it.. Need about a 8 - 12" dia piece of pipe 7 -8' long and some long STRONG boards or channel iron.

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teeter totter is just like in grade school, except you try to balance your rig on it.. Need about a 8 - 12" dia piece of pipe 7 -8' long and some long STRONG boards or channel iron.
If the logistics of gathering and putting the pieces together can be overcome, this sounds like it could be a lot of fun to do and watch.
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Hatch, if that drilling rig is still out there they may have the 8"-12" pipe you are looking for. I'll ask around here if you want me to.
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Good ideas Hatch...whatcha got in mind??

MG, it'd be cool if you could find that stuff for the Anniversary run
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Good ideas Hatch...whatcha got in mind??

MG, it'd be cool if you could find that stuff for the Anniversary run
I just checked the "runs" forum cuz I wanted to verify anniv. run dates. I didn't see it in there.

I'm looking for something to spice up Superlift Nov 11-13 at BMRA. And yes MG, if you have some pipe sources, I can work out getting it to the mountain. I will see what's up with the gas rig.

Telephone pole would work too. And 20' bridge timbers for the "see saw".
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I just checked the "runs" forum cuz I wanted to verify anniv. run dates. I didn't see it in there.
It's there now
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Hmmm....

The week before SAM. A test of the teeter totter. Could be good.
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Extraction 'clinics' or contests would be fun and educational. E.g. Show advanced winching techniques with multiple snatch blocks, side pulls, etc. A lot of people don't know how to extract, or how to do so safely.
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