Midieval apple jousting... but maybe bigger vegetables nowadays

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  • When I was a younger chap in Massachusetts, land of the crab apple, my neighborhood friends and I would gather bags of fallen apples. We would also construct armor out of cardboard and soccer shin guards. We would hang bags of apples off our handlebars, then ride toward each other with bikes, hurling them as hard and as fast as possible. I would imagine nowadays it would hurt a lot more, so I think mandatory helmets and elbow and knee-pads would be required. But some sort of general medieval vegetable-fruit war might be exciting, especially if you just rode towards each other with 1 melon each and played on grass. Maybe even with several events as well. A watermelon distance toss. A cucumber javelin event. Apple accuracy contest. Just a thought - anyone? Bueller? (oh... and one time in college, we had an axe-throwing contest, but did it with an old shower pipe. Similar excitement when trying to hurl an object 25 yards across a lawn into a target... or cardboard box).

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  • MJ

    Sounds real fun... When and where?

    October 16, 2013

  • Hole N.

    I like the idea! just when andwhere?

    May 13, 2013

  • Mark

    ready for the joust!

    October 14, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Well if you do it while I'm not working I'll take pictures for you.

    August 13, 2012

  • Lawrence

    Sounds a little dangerous. maybe I should look closer.

    May 23, 2012

  • spencer p.

    sweet!

    April 27, 2012

  • Melanie

    I might skip the actual jousting but the rest sounds fun!

    March 19, 2012

  • Chris

    I would do it. Why not? I hurl 12#, pear shaped objects across ice rinks. I am available in April, after my world championship ;-) Maybe with a couple of guests . . .

    February 14, 2012

  • Elijah

    Sounds like a lot of hilarious fun.

    February 12, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    this just sounds f-ing random and awesome :-)

    April 17, 2011

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