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A Bigger Scream

diving competition variation
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Competitors are required to deliver an appropriate scream when executing their dive of choice. This attracts marks for volume, sustain, and originality, which are added to the total for the actual dive.
xenzag, Jan 11 2008

A Bigger Splash http://artchive.com...ger_splash.jpg.html
Hockney painting [xenzag, Jan 13 2008]


       That was spectacular! Roger Pembington-Smythe, with a back double somersault tuck, and an awesome "Jolly Ho", that should take him right up into the medals. And now, Chang Li Won, with a reverse one and a half somersaults with three and a half twists, in the free position, attempting the "Texan Whoop". [+]
4whom, Jan 11 2008

       Here comes Janet Leigh.. with a double half pike and a fantasticly blood curdling "Aaaargh!".
Jinbish, Jan 11 2008

       ..with Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson as the judges.
skinflaps, Jan 11 2008

       Ann Darrow screams, dives, then faints. +
xandram, Jan 11 2008

       "And as he executes the backwards flip, he tears off the obligatory blindfold to see the piranhas waiting in the water below, andOWWWW MY EARDRUMS..... "
8th of 7, Jan 11 2008

       "Johnson is up on the high dive for a reverse pike with a conventional 'Geronimo!' Ooooh a bellyflop!"
"That'll cost her big time in the technical dive section, but the painful wail afterwards was a perfect 10!"
RayfordSteele, Jan 11 2008

       Now THAT'S a funny idea.   

       It reminds me of a scene in this movie "Pumping Iron" that tells about Arnold Swartznegger's early career as a body builder. He told a competitor to strike a pose and then yell real loud. Just like: "AAAARRRRGG!" The guy did, he looked insane and lost to Arnold. Arnold's attitude was: Why would I give a competitor good advice?
doctorremulac3, Jan 12 2008

       Would the scream be louder if the "water" was just an animated hologram that got turned off just after the competitor had jumped........ ?
8th of 7, Jan 12 2008

       you could project images on the pool bottom from projectors underwater with mirrors to do that, [8th of 7]
crazyrog17, Jan 12 2008

       I like the idea, one body flop, grunt.
po, Jan 12 2008

       Johnny Weissmuller would be the ideal judge, shirley.
marklar, Jan 13 2008


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