Well, you knew what was coming. Or, if you didn't, you weren't really paying attention to parts 1-4. In this particular installment (which started as some sort of crazy promotion for the Eleuke Electric Ukulele) Colin finally puts his nuts where his mouth is. Err... that didn't quite sound right. Long story short, he puts his testicles squarely on the electric fence in my backyard.
Yes, I realize that this only barely qualifies as a ukulele video. Meh. You can't deny a guy a public forum from which he can humiliate his beloved kinfolk can you?
Alright, we've rounded the corner on this ridiculous night of beer-drinking, trash-talking and wagering. If you had told me, before this thing started that I would be able to get my youngest brother to put his testicles on my electric fence and all it would cost me is $20 then I would have never believed you. This is the guy who said he wouldn't even touch it for less then $75 and that was with this hands. Heh.
Now, I realize this has absolutely nothing to do with Ukuleles. However, if you remember from Part 1 of the wager, I was holding my Eleuke electric ukulele. So, I'm going to allow it. Also, I make Colin plug UkuleleGuy.com in part 5 of the video, so we can tie it all together. If you are offended by drunkenness, swearing or grown men acting like idiots and talking about their genitals then this might not be the video for you.
Heh, I forgot I was uploading these videos. I think there are two left and, as you can see here, the stakes are going up. This video takes places literally seconds after part 2 (where I touch the fence for the first time). What we didn't know at the time (although I suspected) was that it takes some time for the capacitor in the fence to fully charge up. So, if you touch it and then touch it again shortly thereafter, the shock isn't so bad.
So, after this video was taking, Colin decided he wasn't paying me $20 for my touching of the fence. However, we do come up with a compromise that you'll see in part 4 of the video. Let's just say that Colin attempts to "double up" by touching the fence again.... with a more sensitive part of his body. Ahhhh yeah!
You might be asking yourself, "What the hell does this have to do with Ukuleles?". Yeah, I'll admit, it's a stretch, but in part 2 of the video I was holding my Eleuke electric ukulele when I touched the fence. I say that counts. 😉
Ok. If you just came into this sequence of drunken buffoonery, make sure and check out Part 1 so you aren't lost. Actually, I guess you'll probably get the gist of it.... unless you are currently drunk, in which case you probably better watch Part 1.
Anyway, I should fill you in here. My brothers and I are pretty competitive. I can't really explain it because none of us really did much in the way of sports growing up (Bryan, your football season doesn't count). Yet, if you get all three of us in one place, playing cards or (God forbid, Monopoly) and there is bourbon nearby, you can expect it won't end well.
As part of this we have a running gag about staging an eating contest. So, let's say we're at a BBQ or picnic or something and one of the brothers remarks, "Man, I love deviled eggs!" Within seconds, one of the other brothers will respond with "Yeah? How many do you think you could eat in an hour". And off we go.
So, with all of this in mind, it should come as no shock to you that as soon as I put an electric fence in my backyard (to keep marauding black bears from effing up my compost bin and childrens' faces) it was less than 20 minutes before the conversation steered to, "How much money would it take for you to touch the electric fence?". If I recall correctly, Bryan started high with something like $1000 and then worked his way down to $125 or something. Colin started at $85 or something. I said $40 and then was somehow talked down to $20. And so the story begins. Don't worry though, there's quite a bit more video to come still.
To make this video acceptable for UkuleleGuy, you'll notice that I'm holding my Eleuke Electric Ukulele. Ahh yeah! Apparently I should have been playing it though, Eleuke is having a contest right now.
Damn, I nearly broke my "e" key on the title there.
Ok. I'm not going to say much about this video.... yet. Consider this a teaser of things to come. I know this doesn't appear to be especially ukulele-related, but rest assured that I was holding my Eleuke electric ukulele when I actually touch the electric fence. So... it's legit. 😉
This video series has more cursing than you've come to expect from my videos. But, don't worry, it also has more drinking and slurring. So, it balances out, right? Heh.