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Why doesn't someone do a Hub on the enjoyment of an egg & spoon Race.

  1. mandybeau profile image61
    mandybeauposted 7 years ago

    It'd be a totally boring Hub, unless you were able to do a good slant on it.
    It is about the only subject matter I can see, that during the challenge no one has hit on.
    So, there ya go a challenge within a challenge write about an egg and spoon race, and I will judge the best one lol.

    1. AEvans profile image71
      AEvansposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      An egg and spoon race? How would we begin mmmmm I bet I can get creative. big_smile

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      badcompany99posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I will post it tomorrow Friday the 15th May and twil be damn funny or BadCo will hang up his pen, I accept yer challenge !

      1. Shirley Anderson profile image84
        Shirley Andersonposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Yay, BC!  Can't wait to read it.

      2. mandybeau profile image61
        mandybeauposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Cool I am expecting great stuff................

  2. icewave5 profile image61
    icewave5posted 7 years ago

    Egg and spoon race? what is there to write about? The uses of egg and spoon race? The fun of egg and spoon race?

    1. mandybeau profile image61
      mandybeauposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      C'mon if someone can write about How to install McAfee into your Computer, an egg an spoon race should be a total breeze.
      Too much of a challenge is it.   Hahahahah

  3. mandybeau profile image61
    mandybeauposted 7 years ago

    I* believe if anyone could pull it off it would be you, as you are one of my favs. But please please don't rush it and a video and lots of photos we want it on Googles first page.
    Probably make it to and I thought of it.

  4. New Life profile image60
    New Lifeposted 7 years ago

    OK here it goes, Once upon a time there was a challenge between the egg and the spoon.  The spoon stated that they can win the race because it was tall with a half moon.  The egg laughed at the thought and made the challenge.  "Let's do this"  so they gathered on a nearby hill top. All of the friends were there, the plate, the fork and the chicken.  "Ready, Set, Go" the race begins, the spoon stood up nice and tall a started down the hill, one flop, down, stood up again, down again.  About half way down the hill, the egg was still on top of the hill chillin.  The announcer said to the egg.  "I said ready, set, go"  the egg , laid down on its side, with a big grin and stated.  "just giving him hope, here I go"  The egg started rolling down the hill, faster and faster passed the spoon, with tremendous speed.  But the spoon just kept on doing what it was doing. The egg, was rolling so fast that it didn't see the tree. Hit it straight on and cracked, the spoon scooped it up and won the race.  The moral laughing at another is not what its cracked up to be you might get scooped up.  The End

  5. mandybeau profile image61
    mandybeauposted 7 years ago

    New Life you have me in awe Totally blown away. 1 st prize so far.

  6. Kelsey Tallis profile image79
    Kelsey Tallisposted 7 years ago

    Do I want to be the egg, or the spoon?

    Hmmm, can I take turns? *is hopeful*

    Sometimes I feel more eggful, and sometimes I feel more spoonful... :-|

  7. New Life profile image60
    New Lifeposted 7 years ago

    Thanks  - I gave it a try - I enjoyed the challenge- Maybe that will get it started

  8. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 7 years ago

    Did you get eggactly what you were looking for?

    1. mandybeau profile image61
      mandybeauposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Now you are being eggstremly silly, this was not meant to be an eggageration, it was not meant to get me eggstra forum posts, but rather was meant to [produce an eggsceptional Hub on a Eggxact Topic.

    2. mandybeau profile image61
      mandybeauposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Now you are being eggstremly silly, this was not meant to be an eggageration, it was not meant to get me eggstra forum posts, but rather was meant to [produce an eggsceptional Hub on a Eggxact Topic.

  9. frogdropping profile image86
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    Egg and Spoon Racing - And The Lessons It Taught Me

    I only ever ran in one egg and spoon race. I was last. That was the day that I realised I that the worlds not always a Nice Place. Tough day for a kid.

    I lined up … all quivery with nerves. This was, after all, The Big One. My chance to shine and show the world/school/James Hall the boy that I fancied what I was capable of. I was stood in a line of little people; all eagerly awaiting Mrs Reynolds amplified ‘GO’ (she didn’t use a megaphone. She just had a really big mouth) and all were as eager to win as I was.

    And … GO … we were off. Or rather, the others were. This is when I noticed that my egg and spoon were fundamentally different from everyone else’s. They had spoons. I had a … lolly stick. And eggs are hard enough to balance on spoons as it is. But the law of physics has eggs on sticks all sown up: Eggs are round … lolly sticks are linear. Add in some jiggling and you’ve more chance of balancing your cheque book than you have of balancing an egg on a stick.

    I looked up, bewildered, at Mrs Reynolds. She smiled and said – in her loud shouty way – “we ran out of spoons dear. But never mind … it’s not the winning that counts … it’s the taking part … off you go”.

    I tried. I tried really hard. But that egg just wouldn’t stay on the stick. And every time I tried to help my egg stay balanced by way of holding the two together – I was heckled from the sidelines “Cheeeeeeeeeeeeat”.

    It took me 40 minutes to complete my egg on a stick race. And a whole lot of shame, muttering and pre-swearing.

    I soon realised that I’d not impressed the world/school/James Hall. In fact if anything, I was quickly elevated to the lofty ranks of School Cheat. Kids don't care about the details - they just take facts on face value.


    So, in one race, I learned a hard lesson:

    Don't put all your eggs in one basket. Or on sticks.

    1. mandybeau profile image61
      mandybeauposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I loved it frogdropping and your are going to win unless someone pulls something truly eggstordinary out of the Basket.

  10. Shirley Anderson profile image84
    Shirley Andersonposted 7 years ago

    Awww, Frogdropping, that is such a sad story!!  sad  It must've been hard to keep your bottom lip from quivering and a large tear from rolling down your little cheek so the other kids wouldn't see it.

    You poor thing!  Cruel Mrs. Reynolds!

  11. Patty Inglish, MS profile image89
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 7 years ago

    frogdropping! - Your maltreatment ranks up there with my horrible "sex ed" class and maybe worse than that. Abusive, abusive - especially to make you complete the race. As bad as when I was told at age 9 that my win of a achool track race did not count, because I was a girl and they gave the prize to the boy behind me. They made all the girls run. Abusive.

    How many others have these stories?

    Oh - never did the egg and spoon gig.

  12. Shirley Anderson profile image84
    Shirley Andersonposted 7 years ago

    Patty, that is disgusting!  The teacher would never get away with it, now.  Thank, God.

  13. Patty Inglish, MS profile image89
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 7 years ago

    Yes indeed, thank God. Things brought out into the light.

    Oh, frogdropping, I want to punch your teacher in the nose and I never initiate physical aggression. Is she still alive? give me your old school's address. I want to complain to the new management...

    1. frogdropping profile image86
      frogdroppingposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      lol She died a few years ago. In fact, I think the schools merged - or maybe changed. Incidentally, a good friend of my is an Education Director of Something or Other (I forget) and it's her job to teach the teachers so to speak. She checks up on working practices, delivers new training ideas and aides on-going learning and development.

      She was saying recently that it amazes her even now that there are still many teachers out there who just teach - and nothing else. They don't believe they have a social responsibility towards their pupils/students. They feel it's their job to impart education - period.

      Honest, the mind-boggles. Some of my childrens' best teachers were people that simply took the time to deliver their lessons in a way in that promoted learning. There was interaction for one! Oh ... I could go on about education. I love learning but sometimes educators are tough people  wink

  14. Patty Inglish, MS profile image89
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 7 years ago

    So no nose-punching is needed. This is good.

    After 11 years teaching in adult education, I can also go on about the system; but am happy that changes were made in yours at some levels.

  15. frogdropping profile image86
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    The wheels of enlightenment turn slowly Patty smile

    My friend was a teacher originally. And loved her job. She still says that she feels teaching is akin to parenting - only with maths.

    I think she has a point though Patty. Personally, I had a lot of input with my three - and gave them encouragement. I felt that I had a responsibility to ensure my children were well educated.

    1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image89
      Patty Inglish, MSposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You let the kids use spoons, didn't you? smile

  16. AEvans profile image71
    AEvansposted 7 years ago

    MandyBeau got her wish and the topic has been written, I ran across it on one of my e-mails and it had been written by a fan, it is short but truly funny. http://hubpages.com/_dwn4bbs4rxf1/hub/T … Spoon-Race

    Check out the little story and Mandy got her wish.big_smile

    1. mandybeau profile image61
      mandybeauposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Mandy always gets wot she wants.
      Eggstreme don't u think.
      But todate I have not been able to push you out of first place on the Hubber Hangout Forum, been close, but never made number 1 Mandy wants........

  17. Research Analyst profile image77
    Research Analystposted 7 years ago

    Interesting challenge, any takers?

  18. New Life profile image60
    New Lifeposted 7 years ago

    Yep, so far only two, waiting to see the others

 
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