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Here Comes the Towel

Here Comes the Towel - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
( Rating: 1 Star Rating)

Grab a wet towel, give it a twist and youve got the best locker room weapon around. The sound of a towel connecting with flesh is almost as loud as the scream you hear right after.

Grab a wet towel, give it a twist and you've got the best locker room weapon around. The sound of a towel connecting with flesh is almost as loud as the scream you hear right after. Towel snapping has been around since cavemen discovered they could take the skin of a sabretooth tiger, dip it in a tar pit and then flick it at their buddy Thor. It was probably invented some time just before the wedgie.

If you've ever been involved in a towel snapping war, you know there are two sides to the story. If you're the one twisting and snapping, it can be one of the best locker room activities around. If you're the one getting hit with the towel, it's one of the sharpest pains you can imagine. Giving your buddy a quick flick with a towel may seem hilarious, but it can actually be pretty dangerous. A towel flicked at the wrong place at a bad angle can seriously hurt someone. There's rumors that a guy once had his sack ripped open after getting hit with his towel. (Some say his nuts fell right out and got mixed in with the whiffle balls.) This horror story and others have led many schools and swimming pools to ban towel snapping.

It may seem funny, but be aware of the dangers. If you're going to have a little fun with a wet towel, keep in mind the following rules:

1. Only flick your towel at a friend who you know will find it funny. Don't flick it at some kid you don't know just so you can hurt them.

2.Don't go crazy. A towel snap may be funny the first time - but know when to give it a rest.

3.Don't snap your towel at someone who's totally defenseless. A wet towel hitting bare flesh is much more painful than hitting someone who's wearing pants.

4.Be prepared to get it back. Don't snap someone with a towel, laugh and then cry like a baby when they snap you back.

Kidz Submit By:

Nickname: Kugs27
Age: 14

1

Think Before You Snap

I personally think towel snapping is terrible because you're disrespecting the feelings of others and, cleary, it just hurts. I wouldn't want someone to hit me with a wet towel, would you? So next time think before you act!

Kidz Submit By:

Nickname: [moc]predator
Age: 12

1 I think it is hilarious. It does hurt but it's fun.

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Which Prank Rules?

  • Flicking a wet towel.
  • Itching powder in the jock strap.
  • Throwing someone's clothes in the shower.
  • Locker room pranks are stupid.

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LUCYQWERTY123
"PuppyLover242" wrote:yup, my older sister never wants to take part, neither does one of my bros, and my mom recently broke her knee, so our time is messed up lately... even  before tho, never any time... Dont worry alot now ..keep hope i am sure there will be just one day u will get along :)
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PuppyLover242
yup, my older sister never wants to take part, neither does one of my bros, and my mom recently broke her knee, so our time is messed up lately... even  before tho, never any time...
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LUCYQWERTY123
"PuppyLover242" wrote:everyone is always doing something have u at least asked them if its ok only one night just sit together and watch a movie or put music and dance together??
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PuppyLover242
everyone is always doing something
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Ashleexo
Ashleexo posted in Family Issues:
"PuppyLover242" wrote:I try to! I try to get some old fashoned games together, family nights, but everyone is too busy on Xbox and my older sis ALWAYS (and i MEAN always) has headphones on! ...... :(....... We do family game nights sometimes.
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