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a test of manhood for local HS students
Test of manhood - one version.
I was recently in Cannon Beach Oregon and
have a huge basalt rock (Haystack Rock) in the
ocean so close to shore that you can walk to it
the beach at low tide.
It is 235 feet high- and is the perfect test of
manhood for the locals - who need
to climb it
the smaller similar ones) and be photographed at
the top to be considered a "real man" (and get
sexual favors from the local girls... AND local
women, many of whom have fond memories of
their virginity to someone who made the climb,
why not one more climber in her little black
My half baked idea is a way for an entire
graduating class to make the climb AND be
photographed at the top- and do it in record
without being arrested (it is illegal, the rock is a
nature area to protect nesting birds supposedly).
My method involves getting accurate weights of
each member of the class who will "climb", and
then having a pulley at the TOP-- once in place,
the individual who placed it uses his/her weight
and about 250' of rope to raise the next individual
(the heaviest! this might require a bag full of
to make the original (actual SOLE) climber heavy
After that, since the order is by decreasing
weight, the individual at the top can raise the
one by weight difference alone-- and some
of slowing the rope will be necessary to prevent
too rapid a descent.
A few harnesses will avoid delay at the
changeover -- and cellphones can provide
communication needed to coordinate the effort,
which will be on the ocean side of the rock (to
prevent hostiles from phoning police).
And of course- someone with telescope camera
will do the photos from the cliff facing the
Did they already do this? I would have if I had
ever been there before!! Even without a weapon!
||well, a sequence of mountain climbers getting to the top
with each descending one as a pulley weight is new to me.
||So, the fattest guy is the first to get laid?
||The second, by my reckoning.
||... and anyway, that would only apply if the local girls and/or
women were waiting in line at the foot of the rock like very orderly
||/fattest guy first to get laid/ - got my vote!
||This could be the start of runaway sexual selection, which
in this case meaning the women run away