ygmir wrote:well, really, there's nothing saying I can't set off the hoses on playa. as long as it's clean water, seems an easy performance art to make it rain!!
it might hurt if you are very close......I'd be it'd almost kill a person at 20' or so.
it's sure knock you down out to probably 100'.
but hey a game/!!!! you and a bunch of friends get naked and march towards me in Phalanx formation, and I'll see if it's like bowling, with water!!
it'l be really fun........and funny.
When I was younger, my Grandmother's neighborhood did a huge 4th of July celebration at the community pool. Everyone from every house plus their friends and family were there, they had games, bands, and let kids parade and all sorts of stuff. Probably 800 to 1,000 people through out the day.
One of the games, was that the fire station at the edge of the neighborhood, would bring out a fire truck. Park it on the street next to a hydrant, at the edge of a large green belt about 60 yards wide and 40 yards deep from the street. They'd wet down the grass to the point it was really slippery.
Any one over a certain age (I was never old enough) could line up across the back of the green belt, they'd blow the horn on the truck.
Then everyone would take off for the truck at a mad dash, but the fire men are on top blasting people back with the fire hose.
People would get hit, knocked off their feet, and shot across the really wet grass. Then get back up all muddy and keep trying.
Most of the racers would quit after the first time they got knocked of their feet.
All the parents and younger kids watch, laugh, and cheer.
This would go one for 10 minutes or so. Then who ever got to the truck first, or maybe the first 3, would get some sort of prize.
There was always a few people that got pretty screwed up, chipped teeth, or fell cut them selves on something in the grass, twisted ankles, concussions from falling wrong. The best part is, that even though all sorts of folks got hurt, it went on every year from when I was really little tell I was about 14 or so.