Keep curlers out of the squat/power rack

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  1. RedNeckJiuJitsu

    RedNeckJiuJitsu Black Belt

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    Buddy of mine came up with this idea today, and I added to it:

    Take some chalk and make a circle around the rack and draw a barbell with 4 plates per side on the ground in the middle. St W's voodoo.

    Will it work, I dunno, but it would be fun to see people's faces when they'd see it.
     
  2. CZMuayThai11

    CZMuayThai11 Purple Belt

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    not a bad idea, if that doest work, you could always boobie trap it, just get this guy to help

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  3. SingleDoubleGuy

    SingleDoubleGuy White Belt

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    They will align their curl bar right above it, also using 4 plates on each side. 5 pounders, but still 4 plates....

    These guys are above voodoo...
     
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    Just make a sign that says no curling in the power rack you fucking curl monkeys and then tape it up. See how people react. Record then post in personal favorite idiot thread.
     
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    ratman201 S&P's resident Chef

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    Make sure the sign is signed "management" so it looks official.
     
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    ghostwipe Black Belt

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    There is this one guy at my gym who acts like a lunatic. He walks around grunting, and kicking pylons, like he's Tong Po or something. He never squats, but I bet he wouldnt have to worry about people being in the curl rack when he needed it.
     
  7. ciscokid1024

    ciscokid1024 Purple Belt

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    So you are saying we should start acting crazy now so that whenever we need the squat rack our "crazy" reputation will cause curl monkeys to just run away.

    Not a bad strategy...
     
  8. CarnalSalvation

    CarnalSalvation Trying to make a Milankey

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    Get your muh dik going on them.
     
  9. blakethemus

    blakethemus Blake Belt

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    I have this 3 year old guarding my rack.

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    Diomedes Black Belt

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    My gym has a bunch of signs up but they all say "Tame the chalk Bob."
     
  11. Ninjelaphant

    Ninjelaphant Blue Belt

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    I would like to put up a sign saying "only queers curl in the squat rack"


    but then the gays would probably throw a hissy fit.
     
  12. Stranger Come Knocking

    Stranger Come Knocking Red Belt

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    In my gym, on the sides of the power rack, there are spikes with the rotting heads and skulls of all curlers and metrosexuals who have dared to enter.
     
  13. shoffma1999

    shoffma1999 Green Belt

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    I actually thought of another way to try to dissuade curl mokeys from entering the squat rack territory.

    Just leave the bar loaded with 6 plates on each side. That way if they want to curl they are going to have to go through a lot of trouble to do it. I know it would look a little lazy leaving weight on the bar, but hey, ya gotta do what ya gotta do.
     
  14. ronin0352

    ronin0352 Lift, Eat, Sleep, Repeat

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    This is a valid point, even though his av appears to be broken.
     
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    Best way to keep people from curling in the squat rack is to get your own.
     
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    I nominate the woman from the video for mother of the year...
     
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