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2013-05-03 12:55:02 AM  
When those scabs come in, I bet they could give a handjob that would scrape the warts off my shaft.
 
2013-05-03 12:56:35 AM  

doglover: On one hand it is inappropriate to cause injuries to students, even blisters.

On the other hand, it's just freakin' blisters and some dirt. "*sniffle* they were all black and hurt" yeah no shiat. I've seen girls younger than you tear their knee open and bloody falling on gravel, get up and ignore it, and keep playing whatever they were playing.


Um, kind of both of these.

It's not the injuries themselves that's the problem. It's how and why the coaches inflicted them. Making the girls do something extra for punishment would have been fine and nobody would have thought it out of line. Making them do this....it's wrong, because it's abuse of authority.
 
2013-05-03 12:57:23 AM  

180IQ: So... What the hell is a "bear crawl"?


According to my research on youtube, it's an exercise that isn't really intended to be done for long stretches, outdoors on a track.
 
2013-05-03 12:58:15 AM  
Just imagine what they'd have to do if somebody wore an NRA shirt.
 
2013-05-03 01:00:49 AM  
I ran varsity track in high school for an old school, tough as nails coach. When we shirked practice we had to run   bleachers for a while. It was horrible, but at least it was punishing us while we got in better shape. Sometimes we did bear crawls, but that was on the football field and only for serious infractions. No one left with large, open wounds unless they tripped while doing a lap.

Four laps around a paved track on your hands is ridiculous... it doesn't correct the behavior and just results in, well.... see article. The kids want to support the coach but the parents will scream bloody murder. And it wasn't like these kids posted party pictures on facebook the night before a big meet.... the coaches were probably just pissed because on some random day a lot of athletes didn't show up.
 
2013-05-03 01:02:21 AM  

llortcM_yllort: basemetal: Meh, kids today don't know tough practices.

/know a few coaches
//it's hard to get kids to gut it out now
///just a different time/culture

eas81: farking wussies...i remember back in my day during football we had to run stadiums for shiat like that...and a 50 yard bear crawl was part of 2 a days....i swear kids today are p%ssies...and the parents are having some flash backs to when they did that shiat and freaking the fark out....live with it learn it deal with it....


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That sentiment really doesn't apply to this case.  If you read the article, the kids were defending the coaches.  It was the parents and administrators that freaked out.


The only student in TFA defending the teacher is the one who missed out on the punishment. Most of those kids had to do it for half a mile. If you paid attention to the beginning of TFA (first few paragraphs) one girl had to do it for a mile.

That's not a 50 yard adrenaline rush for funsies. That's torturing high school kids because you feel disrespected.
 
2013-05-03 01:02:54 AM  
I can tell stories of practices in the 70's/80's I was in that was just horrible.  Coaches were jerks and power hungry.  I remember track..running a lot and doing stairs.  I was a jumper, so go figure why they had everyone do the exact same practice..pretty dumb.

Football practice ... in Kansas... in August.  That was not fun either.
Baseball practice.  Running bases until your thighs burned and couldn't go up/down stairs for a week without screaming in pain...etc.
Basketball.  Sprint until you puke and do leg-lifts until you cry.

Sports is suppose to be fun, coaches ruin that.  I loved intramural sports in college.  Couldn't get enough
 
2013-05-03 01:05:35 AM  
If I'm ever lucky enough to have kids, I hope I'm able to raise them into people who are able to recognize that a jackass high school track coach is not a drill sergeant and can be told no if the situation calls for it.

/The situation called for it.
 
2013-05-03 01:06:26 AM  

Honest Bender: Seriously? I went to high school in America. As a kid/teenager, if ANY adult ever told me to do something to where I was hurting myself, I'd stop.


Exercise hurts. And they're just frickin' blisters. Will be a little tender for a few days, and then be completely gone. As if by magic.

I do still think the teachers were completely in the wrong to punish them with this, especially over something so petty. But there's no need to treat blisters like 3rd degree burns or something.
 
2013-05-03 01:08:49 AM  
You all should come see what gymnastics does to the hands. Look up gymnastics hand rip, and they practice with those.
 
2013-05-03 01:12:17 AM  

Earguy: Fark you, internet tough guys.  This is incorrigible and intolerable torture.


So when my drill sergeant made the entire platoon do it up and down the hallway for half an hour, what was that?

/"roadmarching" was better by far; same deal only they made you wear boots.
 
2013-05-03 01:12:25 AM  

Dauvan: You all should come see what gymnastics does to the hands. Look up gymnastics hand rip, and they practice with those.


Are you suggesting hand rips are imposed as arbitrary punishment by gymnastics coaches, Sporto?
 
2013-05-03 01:12:40 AM  
I don't understand the mindset that would institute half-mile "bear crawls" in place of push ups, sit ups or running laps as punishment.
 
2013-05-03 01:12:41 AM  

Dauvan: You all should come see what gymnastics does to the hands. Look up gymnastics hand rip, and they practice with those.


These kids didn't sign up for gymnastics.  They signed up for track, traditionally done with the feet.
 
2013-05-03 01:12:42 AM  
And the nerfing of the next generation continues...

Oh big farking deal, a couple of blisters.  One day I screwed up at home and set my right hand on fire (magic trick gone wrong).  My parents gave me some aspirin, then yelled at me for an hour.  The next day they handed me a safety pin, told me to pop the blisters, put some band aids on my hand and not to be late for school.

Blisters aren't a big deal.  You made a commitment to your coach to show up to all practices on time ready to practice.  It's May, even by January you should know that the coach expects you to be on the field on time ready to practice and if you aren't going to be there you should at the very least let him/her know and you should also know what to expect, punishment wise, if you are late or not ready to practice.

I remember hearing a speech by a former high school football coach named Art Williams.  He said that when he coached, if he heard another player say the word "can't", then that player got paddled.  And he was proud of that paddle.  And if a player heard another player say the word "can't", that player got to paddle the player who said "can't".  He bragged about how you could not invent a word game or trick any player on his team into saying the word "can't".  Now we have coddled little children who whine when their coaches punish them when they fail to live up to the commitments which they made.

When I was 17, I was on a school trip one weekend.  I was part of the JROTC and we were doing an orienteering meet. This one weekend in November, in the middle of the woods, I slipped down a hill and put my foot into a hornets nest.  I was stung 27 times.  I did not finish the course that day.  It was a two day event.  That night my parents offered to drive the couple hundred miles to pick me up, but I declined.  Yes I hurt.  Oh fark did I hurt that night.  I stayed that night in the hotel with my fellow friends and cadets, and the next day, knowing that there was zero chance at placing I still ran the course.  Even being in pain (not as much as the day before) I ran through the woods and completed that course.  That Christmas I received plenty of shirts advertising for a team called the Hornets, a plastic model of a Hornet fighter jet, rubber hornets and some toy bees.  These kids, if they complain about some blisters, if they went through what I did, probably would have called up their parents, crying and asking to come home.  Me, I stuck it out and got a sympathy pass to second base that night in the hotel.
 
2013-05-03 01:16:13 AM  
I was expecting this story to involve real bears. Leaving disappointed.
 
2013-05-03 01:17:02 AM  

Great Janitor: And the nerfing of the next generation continues...

Oh big farking deal, a couple of blisters.  One day I screwed up at home and set my right hand on fire (magic trick gone wrong).  My parents gave me some aspirin, then yelled at me for an hour.  The next day they handed me a safety pin, told me to pop the blisters, put some band aids on my hand and not to be late for school.

Blisters aren't a big deal.  You made a commitment to your coach to show up to all practices on time ready to practice.  It's May, even by January you should know that the coach expects you to be on the field on time ready to practice and if you aren't going to be there you should at the very least let him/her know and you should also know what to expect, punishment wise, if you are late or not ready to practice.

I remember hearing a speech by a former high school football coach named Art Williams.  He said that when he coached, if he heard another player say the word "can't", then that player got paddled.  And he was proud of that paddle.  And if a player heard another player say the word "can't", that player got to paddle the player who said "can't".  He bragged about how you could not invent a word game or trick any player on his team into saying the word "can't".  Now we have coddled little children who whine when their coaches punish them when they fail to live up to the commitments which they made.

When I was 17, I was on a school trip one weekend.  I was part of the JROTC and we were doing an orienteering meet. This one weekend in November, in the middle of the woods, I slipped down a hill and put my foot into a hornets nest.  I was stung 27 times.  I did not finish the course that day.  It was a two day event.  That night my parents offered to drive the couple hundred miles to pick me up, but I declined.  Yes I hurt.  Oh fark did I hurt that night.  I stayed that night in the hotel with my fellow friends and cadets, and the next day, knowing that there was zero chance at placing I s ...


Paddling is the answer. Thank you for your insight; I will digest this wonderful gem of wisdom.

Although I imagine a male coach paddling a high school girl probably wouldn't end better than the present situation....
 
2013-05-03 01:17:34 AM  
Let's all wait and see how America goes when generation duckface/oh I broke a nail/fark all authority gets along when the shiat hits the fan. Some of the punishment our grandparents and greatgrandparents experienced makes this shiat look like a day on the beach. No wonder the Asians are kicking our collective asses in all respects, and will rule our world. Toughen up kiddies.
 
2013-05-03 01:18:29 AM  
Should have had them do the bear crawl on the football field. Problem solved.
 
2013-05-03 01:20:44 AM  
What is Bear Crawl please?

I am furriner. Our bear do not crawl. Bear walk and shiat in woods.
 
2013-05-03 01:20:49 AM  

Honest Bender: sendtodave: It seems the overarching sentiment here is "I went through abuse as a kid doing sports. These kids should, too. It builds character."

Which is... pretty farking crazy.

When I was young (up until maybe 14 or 15), I was in the boy scouts.  My troop went on two camping trips a month.  One was what we called "car" camping.  Drive out to a camping site, pitch camp, hang out.  The other type of trip was "camping."  IE, backpacking.

We'd leave friday night after, hike out ~8 miles.  Rough country with ~50 lb. backpacks, a good workout.  Saturday we hike another ~12 miles in, you're tired at the end of the day but it feels really good to rest around the fire that night.  Sunday we hike all the way back out.  Brutal.

Those backpacking trips are some of my most cherished childhood memories. Character built.


Hm.  So, perhaps we should force today's kids to do the same?  I mean, if you enjoyed exerting yourself to the point of pain, they should, too, right?

And if they aren't 100% for it, they come late or whatever,  they can bear crawl for the whole 20 miles.

That'll build some farking character.

/personally, I don't really like the characters that get build through physical bullshiat
 
2013-05-03 01:21:44 AM  

Shmopee: So when my drill sergeant made the entire platoon do it up and down the hallway for half an hour, what was that?


Insane.
 
2013-05-03 01:23:26 AM  

J. Frank Parnell: Exercise hurts.


Well, OK.  Sure.

Then the question is "if excercise hurts, should kids have to do excercise?"

Because that is advocating hurting kids.
 
2013-05-03 01:23:47 AM  

farkinglizardking: Great Janitor: And the nerfing of the next generation continues...

Oh big farking deal, a couple of blisters.  One day I screwed up at home and set my right hand on fire (magic trick gone wrong).  My parents gave me some aspirin, then yelled at me for an hour.  The next day they handed me a safety pin, told me to pop the blisters, put some band aids on my hand and not to be late for school.

Blisters aren't a big deal.  You made a commitment to your coach to show up to all practices on time ready to practice.  It's May, even by January you should know that the coach expects you to be on the field on time ready to practice and if you aren't going to be there you should at the very least let him/her know and you should also know what to expect, punishment wise, if you are late or not ready to practice.

I remember hearing a speech by a former high school football coach named Art Williams.  He said that when he coached, if he heard another player say the word "can't", then that player got paddled.  And he was proud of that paddle.  And if a player heard another player say the word "can't", that player got to paddle the player who said "can't".  He bragged about how you could not invent a word game or trick any player on his team into saying the word "can't".  Now we have coddled little children who whine when their coaches punish them when they fail to live up to the commitments which they made.

When I was 17, I was on a school trip one weekend.  I was part of the JROTC and we were doing an orienteering meet. This one weekend in November, in the middle of the woods, I slipped down a hill and put my foot into a hornets nest.  I was stung 27 times.  I did not finish the course that day.  It was a two day event.  That night my parents offered to drive the couple hundred miles to pick me up, but I declined.  Yes I hurt.  Oh fark did I hurt that night.  I stayed that night in the hotel with my fellow friends and cadets, and the next day, knowing that there
was zero chance at placing I s ...


Paddling is the answer. Thank you for your insight; I will digest this wonderful gem of wisdom.

Although I imagine a male coach paddling a high school girl probably wouldn't end better than the present situation....
Why not?  Okay, I can see issues with male coaches paddling female students, but knowing people who were teachers when paddling was allowed in schools and knowing people who were students when paddling was allowed in schools and were paddled, none of them ever complained about it.  None of them ever said it was wrong or abusive or any of that.  Many of them actually wish paddling would return to schools. The people who I've met who are the loudest voices against paddling are those who started school after paddling was done away with in schools.

One thing that I thought was interesting was a former teacher who taught when paddling was allowed.  She told me that when the school that a punishment as powerful as paddling, there was actually a higher level of trust in the school between students and teaching staff.  But when the paddle went away, that trust also vanished.
 
2013-05-03 01:24:18 AM  

eas81: farking wussies...i remember back in my day during football we had to run stadiums for shiat like that...and a 50 yard bear crawl was part of 2 a days....i swear kids today are p%ssies...and the parents are having some flash backs to when they did that shiat and freaking the fark out....live with it learn it deal with it....


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Something told me in the article that the kids are not the ones complaining here... It is likely that the parents from your generation are the ones that complained.
 
2013-05-03 01:24:43 AM  

thorthor: Let's all wait and see how America goes when generation duckface/oh I broke a nail/fark all authority gets along when the shiat hits the fan. Some of the punishment our grandparents and greatgrandparents experienced makes this shiat look like a day on the beach. No wonder the Asians are kicking our collective asses in all respects, and will rule our world. Toughen up kiddies.


See, again, this is insanity.

Only someone who is abused thinks that abuse is normal, or beneficial.
 
2013-05-03 01:26:01 AM  

Shmopee: Earguy: Fark you, internet tough guys. This is incorrigible and intolerable torture.

So when my drill sergeant made the entire platoon do it up and down the hallway for half an hour, what was that?


Up and down the hallway? Linoleum? Tile? Carpet? Sod?

You and your fellow pussy government titty-suckers should shut the F up maybe, hero.

Unless you'd like to man up like a teenage girl and bearwalk four laps around a cinder-paved track field.

Fun fact: "cinders" are crushed pumice, a substance used specifically for abrading human skin, hard and sharp as broken glass.
 
2013-05-03 01:27:25 AM  
Oh noes, won't someone think of the high school athletes?
 
2013-05-03 01:30:50 AM  
Authoritarins.

Authoritarians everywhere.
 
2013-05-03 01:31:07 AM  
I think the one kid did it correctly and the others sucked at it. If all the kids had their hands farked up might lean more towards the coaches being dicks, but not all of them were. There also seems to be varrying degrees of blisters/bruises. Do the drill right you don't get farked up hands.
 
2013-05-03 01:32:55 AM  

Great Janitor: And the nerfing of the next generation continues...


Oh, FFS, we're not talking about JROTC kids amped up on adrenaline from getting stung by (hopefully European) hornets, or football players; we're talking about, at least in one case, 14-year-old girls doing 880-1760 yards of reverse bear crawls.  I mean...what parent wouldn't at least LIKE to do that to thier pubescent "princess", amirite?  But there's a difference between thinking it and doing it imho.

That's not to say they shouldn't be punished.  Sounds like a bunch of 'em decided to blow off practice at the end of the year and the little shiats needed to be brought into line.  Make 'em run up and down stairs or something.  With their feet.  The things they use to run during the meets.

The only thing more amazing than the discipline is that apparently only one of them told the coach to fark off and quit.

And the whole pervy thing of making them stick their asses up in the air and crawl backwards as punishment...believe if a person in a position of authority did that to one of my girls, I might have to administer some discipline of my own, on the coach.

After years of working desk jobs, my hands aren't nearly as calloused as they used to be, but I've had my share of blisters, bruises, pulled muscles, sunburns, and hell, more than once I shrugged off what I thought might have been the verge of heat stroke, and getting stung a few dozen times by field wasps (not near as bad as hornets, but they tend to swarm inside your clothes) but I still question the judgement of this coaching staff.
 
2013-05-03 01:33:05 AM  

sendtodave: Shmopee: So when my drill sergeant made the entire platoon do it up and down the hallway for half an hour, what was that?

Insane.


No sir, "insane" was half hour wall sits, 50 "proper" push-ups in full formation while wearing winter BDUs in August in Kentucky; insane was trusting sleep deprived teenagers with machine guns and live ammo to man a functioning lp/op out in the middle of a field in December; insane was having to low crawl with an ugly stick under razor wire while drill sergeant blasted off live .50 cal ammo a foot above your head in the middle of the night (pretty sure I could hear that sadistic s.o.b. laughing as he was reloading) and then having to do it again at dawn.

And just like the kids on that team, I signed up of my own volition, so no, no sympathy.
 
2013-05-03 01:34:20 AM  

deadlymonkey: If that's abuse then I know several people in my military training that are going to jail.  Bear crawls on a track is nothing compared to bear crawls though Fire Ant infested terrain.


Because adult military recruits are totally the same as 14 year old school kids.
 
2013-05-03 01:38:00 AM  

BuckTurgidson: Shmopee: Earguy: Fark you, internet tough guys. This is incorrigible and intolerable torture.

So when my drill sergeant made the entire platoon do it up and down the hallway for half an hour, what was that?

Up and down the hallway? Linoleum? Tile? Carpet? Sod?

You and your fellow pussy government titty-suckers should shut the F up maybe, hero.

Unless you'd like to man up like a teenage girl and bearwalk four laps around a cinder-paved track field.

Fun fact: "cinders" are crushed pumice, a substance used specifically for abrading human skin, hard and sharp as broken glass.


You're right, that's my fault for not specifying; the hallway is what the concrete alley that ran between to the two barracks buildings that housed our training company was referred to as, but by all means, continue to hurl insults over the use of a colloquialism; way to prove your point, brah. -_-
 
2013-05-03 01:38:07 AM  

Shmopee: sendtodave: Shmopee: So when my drill sergeant made the entire platoon do it up and down the hallway for half an hour, what was that?

Insane.

No sir, "insane" was half hour wall sits, 50 "proper" push-ups in full formation while wearing winter BDUs in August in Kentucky; insane was trusting sleep deprived teenagers with machine guns and live ammo to man a functioning lp/op out in the middle of a field in December; insane was having to low crawl with an ugly stick under razor wire while drill sergeant blasted off live .50 cal ammo a foot above your head in the middle of the night (pretty sure I could hear that sadistic s.o.b. laughing as he was reloading) and then having to do it again at dawn.

And just like the kids on that team, I signed up of my own volition, so no, no sympathy.


Well, sure, but I already knew that most soldiers are insane.  That they are actively broken down to think they are part of a unit, as opposed to individuals.

But we're talking about high school kids here.
 
2013-05-03 01:38:46 AM  

Great Janitor: farkinglizardking: Great Janitor: And the nerfing of the next generation continues...

Oh big farking deal, a couple of blisters.  One day I screwed up at home and set my right hand on fire (magic trick gone wrong).  My parents gave me some aspirin, then yelled at me for an hour.  The next day they handed me a safety pin, told me to pop the blisters, put some band aids on my hand and not to be late for school.

Blisters aren't a big deal.  You made a commitment to your coach to show up to all practices on time ready to practice.  It's May, even by January you should know that the coach expects you to be on the field on time ready to practice and if you aren't going to be there you should at the very least let him/her know and you should also know what to expect, punishment wise, if you are late or not ready to practice.

I remember hearing a speech by a former high school football coach named Art Williams.  He said that when he coached, if he heard another player say the word "can't", then that player got paddled.  And he was proud of that paddle.  And if a player heard another player say the word "can't", that player got to paddle the player who said "can't".  He bragged about how you could not invent a word game or trick any player on his team into saying the word "can't".  Now we have coddled little children who whine when their coaches punish them when they fail to live up to the commitments which they made.

When I was 17, I was on a school trip one weekend.  I was part of the JROTC and we were doing an orienteering meet. This one weekend in November, in the middle of the woods, I slipped down a hill and put my foot into a hornets nest.  I was stung 27 times.  I did not finish the course that day.  It was a two day event.  That night my parents offered to drive the couple hundred miles to pick me up, but I declined.  Yes I hurt.  Oh fark did I hurt that night.  I stayed that night in the hotel with my fellow friends and cadets, and the next day, knowing that th ...


I can't tell if you're trolling or just a moron.

/g'night folks, time for beer and sleepies
 
2013-05-03 01:39:27 AM  

Shmopee: BuckTurgidson: Shmopee: Earguy: Fark you, internet tough guys. This is incorrigible and intolerable torture.

So when my drill sergeant made the entire platoon do it up and down the hallway for half an hour, what was that?

Up and down the hallway? Linoleum? Tile? Carpet? Sod?

You and your fellow pussy government titty-suckers should shut the F up maybe, hero.

Unless you'd like to man up like a teenage girl and bearwalk four laps around a cinder-paved track field.

Fun fact: "cinders" are crushed pumice, a substance used specifically for abrading human skin, hard and sharp as broken glass.

You're right, that's my fault for not specifying; the hallway is what the concrete alley that ran between to the two barracks buildings that housed our training company was referred to as, but by all means, continue to hurl insults over the use of a colloquialism; way to prove your point, brah. -_-


Not paved with razor-sharp abrasive cinders, then, cupcake?
 
2013-05-03 01:41:53 AM  

eas81: farking wussies...i remember back in my day during football we had to run stadiums for shiat like that...and a 50 yard bear crawl was part of 2 a days....i swear kids today are p%ssies...and the parents are having some flash backs to when they did that shiat and freaking the fark out....live with it learn it deal with it....


2 a days?

im always looking out for new ways to torture myself.
Cant say I ever heard of these 2 a days though
 
2013-05-03 01:42:14 AM  

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Well, Generation Duckface probably won't let authority trample all over their rights and then thank them for it because it "builds character." In other words, they'll be better people than you on your best day.

Also, "Generation Duckface"? Hah, kids these days! They probably came onto your lawn and stole your quad-cane and pawned it to buy the crack weed, am I right? Damn kids!

So! I want to thank all the get-over-it types and the I-suffered-so-you-have-to-suffer people, because it's been a Goddamn eternity since I got to ignore this many stupid farks in a nonpolitical thread. Gonna go ahead and make it political though because it's what I do: you are everything wrong with this country. You're the people who whine about the idea that we do something about income disparity, student loans, the lack of decent healthcare, etc. because you never caught a farking break and so your suffering absolves you of any obligation to try and prevent the next poor asshole from turning out as farked up and farked over as you. Cowards and sociopaths, to the "man."

I exhort each and every one of you to consume a penis.
 
2013-05-03 01:42:46 AM  

Bill_Wick's_Friend: Can't stop staring at pink suit....

Do you buy a suit like that at a pimp store and you ask them to alter a pimp suit to a regular single breast with a wide lapel, or do you go to a suit store and ask for a regular suit in pimp colours?


Pink suit?
 
2013-05-03 01:43:53 AM  

sendtodave: Shmopee: sendtodave: Shmopee: So when my drill sergeant made the entire platoon do it up and down the hallway for half an hour, what was that?

Insane.

No sir, "insane" was half hour wall sits, 50 "proper" push-ups in full formation while wearing winter BDUs in August in Kentucky; insane was trusting sleep deprived teenagers with machine guns and live ammo to man a functioning lp/op out in the middle of a field in December; insane was having to low crawl with an ugly stick under razor wire while drill sergeant blasted off live .50 cal ammo a foot above your head in the middle of the night (pretty sure I could hear that sadistic s.o.b. laughing as he was reloading) and then having to do it again at dawn.

And just like the kids on that team, I signed up of my own volition, so no, no sympathy.

Well, sure, but I already knew that most soldiers are insane.  That they are actively broken down to think they are part of a unit, as opposed to individuals.

But we're talking about high school kids here.


You can enlist at seventeen (excluding those ROTC hard-chargers who start 12, I think, if they go Jr. ROTC), and yes, I realize the kids in the article are a few years younger than that, but it's still the same ballpark.
 
2013-05-03 01:44:00 AM  

bingethinker: Those who can't do, teach. Those who can't teach, teach gym.


Those who can't teach gym become critics.
 
2013-05-03 01:51:13 AM  

Shmopee: Ignored "Shmopee". If you want to completely hide ignored user comments, change the "Show header of ignored comments" option in your user profile.


I know the army's desperate enough to take any-farking-body these days, but I'd like to think you're smart enough to figure out the difference between military training, where you have basically signed away your rights to be beaten into whatever the army wants you to be because you will be fighting for your life for them, and civilian minors in a high school gym class.

But since you've already been squeezed out of the Pentagon Fun Factory, possibly you're not anymore.
 
2013-05-03 01:52:08 AM  

BuckTurgidson: Shmopee: BuckTurgidson: Shmopee: Earguy: Fark you, internet tough guys. This is incorrigible and intolerable torture.

So when my drill sergeant made the entire platoon do it up and down the hallway for half an hour, what was that?

Up and down the hallway? Linoleum? Tile? Carpet? Sod?

You and your fellow pussy government titty-suckers should shut the F up maybe, hero.

Unless you'd like to man up like a teenage girl and bearwalk four laps around a cinder-paved track field.

Fun fact: "cinders" are crushed pumice, a substance used specifically for abrading human skin, hard and sharp as broken glass.

You're right, that's my fault for not specifying; the hallway is what the concrete alley that ran between to the two barracks buildings that housed our training company was referred to as, but by all means, continue to hurl insults over the use of a colloquialism; way to prove your point, brah. -_-

Not paved with razor-sharp abrasive cinders, then, cupcake?


Ugh. Obvious troll is obvious and shame on me for falling prey.
 
2013-05-03 01:56:41 AM  

tlchwi02: I had coaches whup on me for years, and I never had a blister the size of a squids eye on my hands. this is creepy


I'm puzzled by two things here: one, is a backwards bear crawl like doing a crab walk... and two, how did these kids do whatever this is to the point of the injury in the picture? I mean, the blisters look like they tried to grab the headpiece to the staff of Ra. I mean, wouldn't self preservation kick in? These kids must be hard core.
 
2013-05-03 01:58:15 AM  

Shmopee: BuckTurgidson: Shmopee: BuckTurgidson: Shmopee: Earguy: Fark you, internet tough guys. This is incorrigible and intolerable torture.

So when my drill sergeant made the entire platoon do it up and down the hallway for half an hour, what was that?

Up and down the hallway? Linoleum? Tile? Carpet? Sod?

You and your fellow pussy government titty-suckers should shut the F up maybe, hero.

Unless you'd like to man up like a teenage girl and bearwalk four laps around a cinder-paved track field.

Fun fact: "cinders" are crushed pumice, a substance used specifically for abrading human skin, hard and sharp as broken glass.

You're right, that's my fault for not specifying; the hallway is what the concrete alley that ran between to the two barracks buildings that housed our training company was referred to as, but by all means, continue to hurl insults over the use of a colloquialism; way to prove your point, brah. -_-

Not paved with razor-sharp abrasive cinders, then, cupcake?

Ugh. Obvious troll is obvious and shame on me for falling prey.


What?
/Wait, what?
 
2013-05-03 01:59:05 AM  

Atomic Spunk: When I was a kid, if anyone missed practice, the coach would rip their heart right out of their chest and drop it on the ground. The kid would have to pick up his own heart, reattach the veins and arteries, stick the heart back in his chest cavity and sew it up using a spare shoelace. Then the kid would do 500 pushups and run a mile in less than 4 minutes.


But you try to tell that to the young people of today, and will they believe you?
 
2013-05-03 02:00:53 AM  
Sure are a lot of badasses up in this thread.

Injuring your athletes doesn't build strength, it doesn't improve endurance, and it doesn't develop skill. What it does is teach people to accept abuse by authority figures as normal and acceptable. Citation: this thread.
 
2013-05-03 02:02:04 AM  

teenage mutant ninja rapist: eas81: farking wussies...i remember back in my day during football we had to run stadiums for shiat like that...and a 50 yard bear crawl was part of 2 a days....i swear kids today are p%ssies...and the parents are having some flash backs to when they did that shiat and freaking the fark out....live with it learn it deal with it....

2 a days?

im always looking out for new ways to torture myself.
Cant say I ever heard of these 2 a days though



It's just double workouts.
 
2013-05-03 02:02:57 AM  

knight_on_the_rail: Shmopee: BuckTurgidson: Shmopee: BuckTurgidson: Shmopee: Earguy: Fark you, internet tough guys. This is incorrigible and intolerable torture.

So when my drill sergeant made the entire platoon do it up and down the hallway for half an hour, what was that?

Up and down the hallway? Linoleum? Tile? Carpet? Sod?

You and your fellow pussy government titty-suckers should shut the F up maybe, hero.

Unless you'd like to man up like a teenage girl and bearwalk four laps around a cinder-paved track field.

Fun fact: "cinders" are crushed pumice, a substance used specifically for abrading human skin, hard and sharp as broken glass.

You're right, that's my fault for not specifying; the hallway is what the concrete alley that ran between to the two barracks buildings that housed our training company was referred to as, but by all means, continue to hurl insults over the use of a colloquialism; way to prove your point, brah. -_-

Not paved with razor-sharp abrasive cinders, then, cupcake?

Ugh. Obvious troll is obvious and shame on me for falling prey.

What?
/Wait, what?


Reverse psychology.
 
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