Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Pacific Cup '08 - Sour Grapes?? A loser's perspective....

Notes from the other side of the judges table.
Jim Gregory turns into Simon Cowel offshore.
The introduction of alternative scoring categories at the 11.9th hour added additional degrees of difficulty that the competitors did not appreciate. Music has a major impact on the scoring and the lack of prep time here made for poor scores. On the other hand, middle aged men, shamelessly shaking the junk in their trunk for points took this competition to a neighborhood this blogger refused to visit.
JDG called this an "ugly Hawaiian shirt competition" and not an "ugly pajama set competition". His decision to enter an "ensemble" that looks as if he went to the "nightwear section" of Hilo Hatties and "and matched the tags" (aka Geranimals) in order to score an entry so putrid that he gathers huge points on pure shock and awe value is a complete and utter disregard for the rules of fair competition.
Protests pending.
Bird wins the sustainability award.
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  1. Anonymous8:01 PM

    The pizza has gone bad.

  2. I concur with the sentiment expressed here. An Ugly Aloha Shirt contest should be exactly what it says it is. This is an abomination against man and nature. Given that the contest has been corrupted by a captain driven insane with power, I see I will need to develop a new strategy for the Race/Delivery crew Ugly Shirt Shootout. I expect I will be forced to enter my ugly shirt on the back of a beach recruit whose "junk shaking trunk" will be more aesthetically pleasing to the judges.