May the strongest win

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The photo below is from Gratisography @ Pexels.com.
For the visually challenged writer, the photo shows two men armwrestling and there is money on the table.

The two girls walked over to a table surrounded by a load of guys and managed to look through a forest of hairy arms at two men arm wrestling.
There was a lot of grunting going on and bets were being made left right and centre.
Seeing the girls behind him, one man stepped aside to give them a better view.
Smiling, they shuffled forward.
‘Care to bet ladies?’ one asked.
Both contenders were muscly and good looking but Amy shook her head and said they preferred to watch if that was OK.
Five minutes later, the defeated stood up rubbing his shoulder but good naturedly shook his opponent’s hand.
‘Anyone else?’ he asked picking up the money and shoving it in his pocket.
‘I’ll have a go,’ said a voice and everyone turned in surprise.
‘I don’t wrestle women’, he said.
‘Why not?’ she countered. ‘It’s all a question of balance, techinique and style.’
Their audience laughed as she flexed her own muscles.
‘OK then. I’ll go gently with you.’
Pam took off her rings and cardigan and received a few wolf whistles for her trouble.
The two sat opposite each other and the money started rolling in.
‘Best of three?’ she asked.
‘You’re on.’
He won the first quite easily.
Pam rubbed her arm and ran her palm along the legs of her jeans.
The next match took a little longer and she won! The guy looked quite stunned.
‘Winner takes all?’ he asked.
‘Yep.’
Both male and female settled aown again and began to wrestle, sweat pouring off both their faces.
The cheer that went up for the the winner was deafening and they walked off with a lot of money.

Outside, the guy came up behind them and said
‘You’re getting better.’
The girls grinned.
‘Thanks for letting me win Jim.’
‘That’s just it Pam, I didn’t!’

About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! We have recently lost our beloved dog Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney, and now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of my GSD so had hers done too. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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11 Responses to May the strongest win

  1. Sadje says:

    Good twist at the end.

  2. Fandango says:

    Quite a con they’ve got going. Good one, Di.

  3. murisopsis says:

    Oooh! I like this ending!!

  4. Carol anne says:

    Nice story Di! ❤ ❤

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