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  1. Thread: 3 Ninjas

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    Charlie's Angels ---> Charlie's Ninjers

    Charlie's Angels ---> Charlie's Ninjers
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    Hmmm, they should have grabbed this dude instead:...

    Hmmm, they should have grabbed this dude instead:

    http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2009/04/22/man_tries_to_rob_dry_cleaners_with_sword/
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    I will answer with a little story. I saw an...

    I will answer with a little story.

    I saw an out-of-shape Mas Oyama lineage black belt break a brick once. A year later, I asked another guy (TKD black belt and wrestling champ) why this fat old...
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    Thank you, yet again.

    Thank you, yet again.
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    He used to write for the Italian equivalent of...

    He used to write for the Italian equivalent of The National Enquirer, so should we expect any more?

    :p
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    I have had a hard time these last few minutes...

    I have had a hard time these last few minutes coming up with the proper response.

    I will use smilies in the order that the emotions happened.

    :)
    :eek:
    :laugh:


    Dude is horrible, and, as a...
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    The only thing saving this officer's professional...

    The only thing saving this officer's professional future, and the municipality significant finances, is if the toxicology report shows some serious substances in this man's system, or a subpoena of...
  8. As a business consultant, I have to say that was...

    As a business consultant, I have to say that was a very discrete and classy way to sever professional ties.

    I have a client in Boston, who is also my half-brother, who does marketing.
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    Practice vs. Training was a GREAT article. The...

    Practice vs. Training was a GREAT article.

    The sensitivity one was good, though.
  10. "The more you sweat in training, the less you...

    "The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in battle." -- Anon.
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    The religious references are interesting. ...

    The religious references are interesting.

    Everyone can substitute something there.

    But, Black Paladin, how can an atheist do that?

    Listen:

    An atheist can reference that superior version...
  12. Thread: McDojo's

    by BlackPaladin
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    I am concentrating more on what I know about the...

    I am concentrating more on what I know about the guy. After all of that training in several martial disciplines, he appears to be no better off than a random Joe Six-pack chosen off the street.
  13. Motive matters utmost. What was the white...

    Motive matters utmost.

    What was the white belt's motive in asking?
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    The George Thorogood Principle.

    The George Thorogood Principle.
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    Any martial artist who truly qualifies for the...

    Any martial artist who truly qualifies for the title would not accept it.
  16. Thread: McDojo's

    by BlackPaladin
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    Dangers of the McDojo: Look at the video, then...

    Dangers of the McDojo:

    Look at the video, then read the rest.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unOmuQKTsxk




    He is writing a memoir about his interesting 1-fight career as a heavyweight...
  17. From some Star Wars stuff: The Sith believed...

    From some Star Wars stuff:

    The Sith believed that the true power of the Force lay not through contemplation and passivity, but rather by tapping into the emotion-filled and hateful energies of the...
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    "I wouldn't join a club that would have me as a...

    "I wouldn't join a club that would have me as a member."--Groucho Marx

    I would never want to be associated with a McDojo. You would be better off approaching one of the black belts and paying for...
  19. "Show as much honor as they demand, and as you...

    "Show as much honor as they demand, and as you can stand." - Black Paladin 3:16
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    Licensed medical practitioner > anybody who isn't...

    Licensed medical practitioner > anybody who isn't in this situation.

    My instinct tells me that his liability insurance company would want it that way, as well.
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    In MMA, they introduced the four-ounce,...

    In MMA, they introduced the four-ounce, fingerless gloves as a way of providing the fighters more incentive to used closed-hand strikes.

    Even people who are trained in martial arts (boxing, TKD,...
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    Not being a jerk, but "Quisling."

    Not being a jerk, but "Quisling."
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    Leave the margin. The manufacturer's rep won't be...

    Leave the margin. The manufacturer's rep won't be the one with the heavy conscience or lawyer's fees.
  24. There are four shares of blame, not necessarily...

    There are four shares of blame, not necessarily of equal size:

    The master/dojo owner, for not rooting out this behavior from jump street.

    You, for allowing him to disrespect you as an adult, as...
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    Congratulations on your accomplishment.

    Congratulations on your accomplishment.
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