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Old 01-13-2006, 04:32 PM
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Tip Of The Day - 1/13/06 - LawnSite Olympics

Instead of the same old trade show, why not create a big competition where many different skills are tested and it is organized in a competitive way.... I'm sure there are quite a few people on this site who think they can mow, trim, edge, prune, build, etc... faster and better than others.... I know this has probably been done on smaller scales elsewhere, but I think it would be interesting and a lot of fun for someone to hoist the trophy or gold medal for "Fastest Load Time of 5 cubic yards of mulch with a Skid Steer into a Dump Truck".... Could even make it a charity thing where a depressed area in need of a cosmetic face-lift gets a freebie from the competitiors....

C'mon, who wouldn't rather have te LawnSite user title "Fastest Trimmer" versus "LawnSite Fanatic"?
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Old 01-13-2006, 04:39 PM
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Great idea where do we sign up
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Old 01-13-2006, 07:48 PM
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Sounds like an idea in the making
but faster does not always mean better as you well know
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Old 01-13-2006, 08:31 PM
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Instead of the same old trade show, why not create a big competition where many different skills are tested and it is organized in a competitive way.... I'm sure there are quite a few people on this site who think they can mow, trim, edge, prune, build, etc... faster and better than others.... I know this has probably been done on smaller scales elsewhere, but I think it would be interesting and a lot of fun for someone to hoist the trophy or gold medal for "Fastest Load Time of 5 cubic yards of mulch with a Skid Steer into a Dump Truck".... Could even make it a charity thing where a depressed area in need of a cosmetic face-lift gets a freebie from the competitiors....

C'mon, who wouldn't rather have te LawnSite user title "Fastest Trimmer" versus "LawnSite Fanatic"?
Your taking this grass mowing to seriously or looking for new ways to promote lawnsite.
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Old 01-14-2006, 01:59 PM
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Sheshovel you really need to get a new picture that one you use really creeps us all out.
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Old 01-14-2006, 04:08 PM
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All depends on who's skid loader, whether its two speed or not. Etc.

Yea I rather have something else other than broze member. I like the old names. Like lawnsite addict
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Old 01-14-2006, 04:21 PM
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Yea I rather have something else other than broze member. I like the old names. Like lawnsite addict
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Old 01-15-2006, 12:01 AM
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I wouldn't mind doing this, heck just going to see it would be a blast
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Old 01-15-2006, 07:51 AM
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when I worked for v.d.o.t we had skills competion every yr w/ a course to run the trucks w/ snow plows on them, a back hoe competion using traffic cones
a softball and a 1 gallon bucket, also had a rubber tire loader event moving
pipe thought an obistackle course, now these guys took it seriously !!!!!
it was fun !!!
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Old 01-15-2006, 11:24 PM
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Sheshovel you really need to get a new picture that one you use really creeps us all out.
No Kidding really??LOL!!
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