Tip Of The Day - 1/13/06 - LawnSite Olympics

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by Sean Adams, Jan 13, 2006.

  1. Sean Adams

    Sean Adams LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,597

    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"?
  2. randosh4

    randosh4 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 179

    Great idea where do we sign up
  3. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,112

    Sounds like an idea in the making
    but faster does not always mean better as you well know
  4. DLS1

    DLS1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,619

    Your taking this grass mowing to seriously or looking for new ways to promote lawnsite. :laugh:
  5. The Ripper

    The Ripper LawnSite Member
    Posts: 132

    Sheshovel you really need to get a new picture that one you use really creeps us all out.
  6. Itsgottobegreen

    Itsgottobegreen LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,177

    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
  7. olderthandirt

    olderthandirt LawnSite Platinum Member
    from here
    Posts: 4,900

    I prefer CASH payup payup payup schools not cheap and if I have to teach a lesson I would like to be compensated for it :p
  8. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    I wouldn't mind doing this, heck just going to see it would be a blast
  9. yardmanlee

    yardmanlee LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 898

    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 !!!
  10. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,112

    No Kidding really??LOL!!

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