Muscles to the Masses? FFS (Edit: Not as bad as I thought)

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Re: Muscles to the Masses? FFS

Postby Cassius » Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:08 pm

I recon its here to stay

Vickey and Adam seem to love it and I imagine it costs fuck all to put on

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Re: Muscles to the Masses? FFS

Postby cheesemason » Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:11 pm

This is 100% due to the fact that they themselves love doing weights

A bit self-indulgent to say the least

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Re: Muscles to the Masses? FFS

Postby Ghost » Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:12 pm

:lol:

I love how they claim it's popular when only about 30 people were watching and they were probably friends of the contestants.

If they are increasing capacity and keeping that then it will be even more annoying.
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Re: Muscles to the Masses? FFS

Postby CharlesDexterWard » Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:26 pm

Oh well, more time in the campsite to make friends with my bag of cans!
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Re: Muscles to the Masses? FFS

Postby Tankplanker » Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:35 pm

Anybody going to enter? :lol:

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Re: Muscles to the Masses? FFS

Postby Ghost » Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:43 pm

:lol: Funnily enough I'm going to the fest to listen to bands. Crazy I know!
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Re: Muscles to the Masses? FFS

Postby Jay1993 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:52 pm

I actually watched some of the strong men and women last year and quite enjoyed it! I think people will be interested in taking part in the competition too. Personally, I was never interested in the battle re-enactment stuff and do have an interest in weightlifting so that's why I enjoyed it, made a cool change too. I think they will have the re-enactment stuff back at some point though to mix it up. Or they could just make bin jousting an official sport :P

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Re: Muscles to the Masses? FFS

Postby fluffkitten » Thu Feb 01, 2018 4:10 pm

The weightlifters are no more interesting than the tinmen, easy enough to dodge so it doesn't matter whether they're there or not.

If someone gets a kick out of it then cool, I'll be watching a band.
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Re: Muscles to the Masses? FFS

Postby metalicbear » Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:34 pm

What's the point in asking people for their opinions on what they would like to see at the festival if all they're going to do is carry on and not change anything.

The worst thing of all is that fuck all people watch the strongman, even the organisers who have an interest in the comp, don't even watch it.

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Re: Muscles to the Masses? FFS

Postby metaldinosaur » Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:40 pm

The enactment guys where more appropriate imo. I thought that was pretty much the consensus last year.
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Re: Muscles to the Masses? FFS

Postby RazvanIksandar » Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:52 pm

Why not both?
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Re: Muscles to the Masses? FFS

Postby WorMzy » Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:19 pm

What a load of bollocks. :lol:
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Re: Muscles to the Masses? FFS

Postby Killing_time » Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:46 pm

Who the hell wants to watch this crap?
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Re: Muscles to the Masses? FFS

Postby ScrumpiesVeteran » Thu Feb 01, 2018 9:53 pm

Killing_time wrote:Who the hell wants to watch this crap?


I think this is the first time I have ever agreed with something you have said on here 100%

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Re: Muscles to the Masses? FFS

Postby Czech's Mate » Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:02 pm

WorMzy wrote:What a load of bollocks. :lol:


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