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RUGGEDness Contest

el Guapo

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Dan posted a story of his own personal RUGGEDness this weekend. It has inspired me greatly.

I propose we have a manly RUGGEDness contest. The men of Cyburbia shall have all week to post a photo of something they own or of themselves doing RUGGED things. Then on Friday the ladies shall vote to see which is the most RUGGED.

If anyone feels oppressed by gender roles here they can ignore the rules and either enter or vote however they feel. One rule though. If you enter a photo you cannot vote. I’ll post an accompanying poll on Friday morning asking who is the most rugged.

Suggestions for RUGGED items: Harleys, machine guns, power tools, V8 powered chipper-shredders, gunshot scars, photos of you dangling from ropes over gorges, pictures of you with supermodels…

The winner gets a free membership to Cyburbia.

Let the testosterone flow!
 

giff57

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I have a picture of me with Miss Nude World....I'll have to apply a Photoshop bikini to her to make it postable though.

Now where is that picture of me and Cindy Crawford on the Harley with the machine gun, jumping the gorge....
 

el Guapo

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giff & Bturk

giff - I'm thinking that won't win the feminist vote.
bTurk - a photo of your hog might win.

I was thinking about showing my pegboard!
 

giff57

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Re: giff & Bturk

El Guapo wrote:
giff - I'm thinking that won't win the feminist vote.

So I suppose the pictures of me standing over dead animals would not be any better then.
 

Chet

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Re: giff & Bturk

El Guapo wrote:
giff - I'm thinking that won't win the feminist vote.
bTurk - a photo of your hog might win.

I was thinking about showing my pegboard!
I was actually going to go home and search for the polaroids taken at my bachelor party. As I recall the stripper's name "Candy Gram". I will have to use my photoshop skills to apply pasties, and to take the deer-in-the-headlights (no pun intended) look off my face.
 

el Guapo

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So RUGGEDness = Soft Porn?

Boys,
We obviously have different definitions of RUGGEDness. I'm thinking the manly arts and tools of manliness. Unlike you boys. Sure I could show the picture of Juliete Binoche and I frolicing in Monoco - but that would just be rubbing it in.

Think Mechanical not pornical.

Tranplanner,
Anyone that is a Dark Lord of anything has potential to be RUGGED. What about Hockey ?- Thats a Damn Manly Sport. Show us some Puck Wounds or Xrays! Plus, you guys get pissed at us everynow and then and tell us we can't fish somewhere. Somebody in that mess has to be RUGGED. So in short....Canadadians are quite welcome in the contest. Just stay away from Women's Rugby (Because I don't think anyone on this board is more manly than Dutch Women's Rugby).
 

NHPlanner

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RUGGEDness

El Guapo's right....we need stuff like this:
 

el Guapo

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NOW THAT'S RUGGED!

1.2ms after the photo was taken that Dude's head popped clean off of his torso. Leaving a bloody stump. He shook it off and returned to the game five minutes later. RUGGED.

NHP: Was that Dutch Women's Rugby?
 

NHPlanner

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Re: NOW THAT'S RUGGED!

El Guapo wrote:
NHP: Was that Dutch Women's Rugby?
Naaahh...there would be ice on the field and beards on all the players if it were Dutch Women's Rugby. That, and the Dutch women don't wear those goofy head protector thingies.

No offense meant to any Dutch females reading this post.
 

NHPlanner

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Re: NHP-

El Guapo wrote:
What kind of RUGGEDness are you leaning towards?
Personally for this contest?

I have no idea...I haven't been RUGGED for several years. I live in the city, on a small lot...my house and driveway are pretty much it....no lawn care or yard work RUGGEDness....I haven't played football since 1991...about the most RUGGED thing I do is drive through April snowstorms in a 4 cylander Chevy Cavalier at 1AM...which, I might add was sooo much fun to do last night on the way back from mid-northern Maine.
 

el Guapo

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RUGGEDness is admitting that in public.

NHP - You earn the RUGGED enough to be at peace with one's self in public award.
 

el Guapo

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I am influenced by Hollywood.

There should be an awards show ever six weeks for planners. I'm thinking of calling my award that I give out the Guap. You have done some excellent work NHP - Please accept this award on behalf of a grateful public.
 
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I was feeling pretty RUGGED after an all women's canoeing/camping trip with all my mom's 50 something friends and it snowed the entire time. The only thing that could have made it anymore RUGGED for me would be dumping all our equipment in the lake on the way out to the island we were camping on. I survived that trip on sheer nerves and a thermos full of hot cocoa liberally laced with brandy. As for actually constructing anything, are flower boxes RUGGED? hmm... probably not. I guess I'll not submit anything and reserve the right to vote instead.
 

Cardinal

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KMateja - Flower boxes are rugged, but only if you are talking about making them with your table saw and router/dovetail jig.

As for me, the best I can do is offer a picture of me deep in a slot canyon in southeastern Utah. Three miles of walking sideways, chimneying up walls, scrambling over or under chock stones...
 

Cardinal

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I have met many other canyon trekkers on my journeys. Though I hate to admit it, this guy probably has a better right to win.
 

Dan

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Friends, I can't think of anything that's more RUGGED! than a diesel engine.

A preview ... of the Cyburbia trophy for the RUGGED! post of the week!

By the way, Tranplanner, this RUGGED! Canadian link is just for you. This link, too.

Okay, one more.
 

Tranplanner

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I think El Guapo wins - that's pretty rugged. The only thing better would be a pic of the actual demo...

If I had a scanner I'd submit some pics from my army reserve days...'course the only exotic place I went with them was Buffalo!
 

NHPlanner

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El Guapo gets my vote too...

Honerable mention for Michael Stumpf for being the only other person with stones enough to post a picture!
 
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