Halloween is the season for pumpkins. This is the time of the year that pumpkins are being sold everywhere. People love to carve them up to make jack-o-lanterns, to use them for fall decorations and they like throwing pumpkins just to watch them splatter on the ground. The latter activity is my favorite reason for liking pumpkins. I love to go pumpkin chunkin in the fall. I love to see large pumpkins fly through the air and then splatter from a trabuco.
Trabucos are strange weapons by modern standards. However, they were powerful weapons back in the day. Many kingdoms in Europe used them to fight against their enemies according to lista.mercadolivre.com.br. The trabuco in those days was used to destroy things and hurt people. Now, these mighty sling weapons are used for pumpkin chunkin contests and I love it very much.
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While I am not a part of the World Punkin Chunkin Association I do view the events whenever I get the chance. I also know a couple of guys who have some DIY trabucos that they built from scratch. We assemble these bad boys out in large fields throughout the fall season and then hurl pumpkins for hours without end.
It is so much fun to watch the pumpkins rise high into the air and splatter like an explosion all over the ground. We also hurl pumpkins to see who can get the longest distance. I tried to beat my pals but they are little more experienced than I am. The larger the pumpkin the better the splatter. We try to find really big pumpkins.
People have been known to grow pumpkins in the 100 pounds range according to dicionarioinformal.com.br. However, these pumpkins are small in comparison to the large 2-ton variety. Normally, those pumpkins are grown for competitions. Still, the large sized pumpkins are a blast to burst. Next Halloween, my friends and me will be planning a pumpkin chunking event for the locals. That way they can see how to really have some fun with pumpkins.
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