So you guys work out, or what?

November 3, 2010


Say, you guys are kinda cute! You come here often?

bodybuilding bar face 1 200Eeeeeeeeeehhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!

I see. Yeah, I’ve heard this is a bodybuilder bar, is that what you boys do?


Well, you have real sweet smiles, both of you. No wonder the girls all love this place. Some of those other bars are so stuffy, making guys wear shirts and pants!

What are your names? Ah, I’m guessing Forty-Two and Thirty-Two, right? Same last name! You’re the Two brothers?


bodybuilding face 2 200Is that right? You’re SO adorable when you laugh! Not creepy or weird or repugnant at all!

In fact, your glasses are empty, so let me buy you fellas another round. Whatcha drinkin’?

Oh. Milk of Magnesia? Really? On the rocks?

Listen, I need to run out and feed the parking meter. I’ll be right back. No, don’t come along. I’m warning you! DON’T COME ALONG!

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Participants prepare backstage before taking part in the “Strongo Cup” open amateur bodybuilding and body fitness tournament in Russia’s Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk October 30, 2010. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

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Well, we know the tans are painted on – I’m guessing that’s the reason for the visqueen on the floor. At least – I hope that’s the reason for it.

I have to echo Spin – “Strongo Cup” is a funny name, but in this case, I do not think you can apply “strong’o cup” to the two Mr. Twos.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

Dave, I’m not sure if Shra is gonna allow a word like “visqueen.” I had to look it up.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

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Exactly why I got out of it, Unca…

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Wow, BG, the Strongo Cup hast just a plethora of comedic images! But at least #32 and #22 are wearing their house shoes so they don’t slip on the “visqueen”! How come none of the boys have the marker/thermometer/hair remover thingy precariously positioned near an inappropriately positioned competitor?

Posted by Jibberish | Report as abusive

Now, you know I like to see good Abs, Mr.B!
Just make the boys cuter the next time around, will ya? Just saying, is all!! :)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Really, Shra? Cuter than THAT?

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

They are not wearing heels, automatic disqualification!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Mr. 42 looks rather constipated. Probably due to a high protein diet. Mr. 32 just looks creepy. He would make a rather interesting specimen for dissection in Anatomy.

Posted by I_dont_know_1 | Report as abusive

#32 ripped a toot. #42 just found out.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Now, don’t tase me Shra! That was a throw-back to an saying we had back in the day, when we would say that the end of a really good party usually involved a bottle of Crisco and a roll of visqueen. Just seemed appropriate in this case to not say “plastic”.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

Dangerous ploy there, Davey!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

What on earth do these boys do besides hunch over and bulge? I want my Lamar.

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive

Exactly Spin… I mean, those dont look like muscles, they look those absolutely hideous rice pudding covered with indelible glossy brown fat….

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Super gross, BG. Nice job making me NOT eat Halloween candy for lunch.

Posted by sarabelle | Report as abusive

The way those boys are straining, I am thinking that the visqueen is to protect the carpet from ‘accidents’. those little thong thingies certainly isn’t going to catch anything!

Posted by NWHiker | Report as abusive

This always of Arnold Schwarzenegger in his body-building when someone described him as ‘looking like an oversized stocking stuffed full of walnuts’.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

@ladylala, it would appear that when you dedicate your life to being nothing but a large mass of muscle that’s all you know to do! “And hunch and bulge and flex and grrr and hunch and bulge and flex and…::::toooot::::… tee hee!”

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

You’re evil, RB 😀
I am getting married next month and off for abroad tomorrow with mrs but I am no way near that beefy!
Nice picture to have in mind when I am away, damn you karma 😀

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

How about a life size one for teh Death Panels?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Makes me wonder – Why would one work hard to look this UGLY?

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