[funsec] Finn Takes Gold at Mobe Throwing Contest

Drsolly drsollyp at drsolly.com
Thu Aug 31 15:56:16 CDT 2006


On Thu, 31 Aug 2006 Blanchard_Michael at emc.com wrote:

>  heheh... Those old phones must be heavier than the max allowed
> 400grams.  There is a stipulation that the phone must be between 200 -
> 400grams.
> 
>   Now that you mention those old flip phones, my wife used to have one
> of them, I wonder if we still have it somewhere.... Pretty sure that got
> tossed out though....
> 
>   Maybe removing the battery will bring it into the weight range?  If
> you send it, I'll throw it ;-)  I'll consider having the wife tape it
> too.... But something this absurd usually has my wife looking at me like
> I have three heads <grin>.
> 
>  Nothing bigger than that flip phone though... I really don't want to
> hurt myself trying to throw one of those old bag phones 50 yards or
> more...
> 
> 
>   I think my little test yesterday is enough to say that I couldn't get
> to 89meters though and it just originally sounded shorter than it is.  
> We really need a ball player to try and throw that phone though.  
> Anyone a BaseBall player and wanna try throwing a flipphone as far as
> they can?

I used to play cricket. The arm action is different, though.



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