One of Cincinnatians’ favorite pastimes
January 2, 2004 11:47 PM   Subscribe

Enter the Inaugural Cincinnati Cornhole Classic now. You could win a personalized cornhole set!
posted by mr_crash_davis (17 comments total)
posted by madamjujujive at 11:57 PM on January 2, 2004

Even better headlines: Cincinnati is Crazy for Cornhole

(just in case anyone is too timid to do a google search for "cornhole" here are the real rules for the game)
posted by mathowie at 11:59 PM on January 2, 2004

things like this always make me wonder if the sponsors/promoters are really that out of it, or just sitting in an office laughing thier, um, ass off
posted by efalk at 12:15 AM on January 3, 2004

Um...I guess I'm not tragically hip...I don't get it.
posted by davidmsc at 12:24 AM on January 3, 2004

I'll say it, so that no one else has to...

posted by SpecialK at 12:27 AM on January 3, 2004

Settle down, BeavisK.
posted by trondant at 12:45 AM on January 3, 2004

They said "cornhole". (hee hee)
posted by boredomjockey at 2:14 AM on January 3, 2004

I'm buying a hat for a friend of mine.
posted by boredomjockey at 2:31 AM on January 3, 2004

No, I don't get it either. I don't know what a cornhole is. Sorry everybody! Now I shall commit seppuku to absolve me of my hideous shame.
posted by mokey at 6:39 AM on January 3, 2004

I like the corn they added for texture...
posted by Eekacat at 7:52 AM on January 3, 2004

posted by quonsar at 7:54 AM on January 3, 2004

Most everyone in Cincy knows the slang meaning of the word. There is much laughing. Of course we ask strangers for a three-way without blinking an eye.

For the record this is a west-side past-time, us east-siders are to haute-toit for such things.
posted by Mick at 8:00 AM on January 3, 2004

corn-hole: n. poopchute. v. to plumb the depths thereof, perhaps amorously.
posted by cortex at 8:08 AM on January 3, 2004

Boredomjockey: Thanks for the link, I want the hat.

cortex: I knew the definition, but you put it with such poetry I'm in tears. Thanks!
posted by Goofyy at 10:22 AM on January 3, 2004

Oh. Now that I know what it means, I'm not sure whether to laugh or cry.
posted by davidmsc at 10:35 AM on January 3, 2004

being from the area, but only living this close to cincinnati in recent years, i too was shocked t hey had a game called cornhole, and it was a popular game. You even see it on tv commercials. We had 'bean bag" tosses in elementary school, I grew out of it. They didn't.

Of course they also like bad chili and eat Goetta which is some of the most disgusting cuisine ever (and they make fun of england, who actually has fabulous food?)

not to mention all the rioting, shootings, questinable mayors, bad teams, and moral superiority regarding porn and art... yeah I hate it here.
posted by Dome-O-Rama at 11:22 AM on January 3, 2004

I forgot last link!

here's the questionable mayor - of course no mention of him passing a bad check with a hooker when he wasin office. ha!
posted by Dome-O-Rama at 11:37 AM on January 3, 2004

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