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#339537 - 05/06/07 02:44 PM Re: The Ninja Mindset in the teenage world. [Re: TheUnseenSword]
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Taison is wise, of that there is no doubt.

BTW Svenninga and the Unseensword, it is spelt "Bujinkan". You both left out the first "n". You guys must have the same dictionary or something
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#339538 - 05/06/07 03:36 PM Re: The Ninja Mindset in the teenage world. [Re: Prizewriter]
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About stepping on people, I think I forgot to mention that ninjas would sometimes kill innocent people to get their disguise in order to get closer to their intended target.

Oh yeah, does anyone actually have a clue how ninjas actually operated? They weren't much of the "I'm going to run on rooftops, smash into their living room and then take out 10 samurais from the shadow". They were much more boring than that. They'd disguise themselves as one of the samurais, and kill the big cajuna when he's asleep and then just get out of the place. Sometimes some innocent people died so the ninja could get a proper outfit. Big deal, tyrants were killed, and so were some potential leaders.

If anyone ever played "Hitman", then basically you've got a good idea how ninja actually were.

Another note, most of the successful ninjas were kunoichi. It's a lot easier for a pretty girl to infiltrate

In my honest opinion, I think ninjas are not much different from any other assassin caste around the world. Heck, they're basically secret agents that infiltrate and mingle with the target and strike at his weakest moments.

Want to be impressed, research about the Hashasshin or something like that. Group of assassin originating from Baghdad, the original guys. They even invented the word Assassin.

Quote:

Taison is wise


And mentally unstable accompanied with sudden mood swings and a very bad temper.

-Taison out
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#339539 - 05/06/07 04:21 PM Re: The Ninja Mindset in the teenage world. [Re: Taison]
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The ninja were primarily spies, not assassins. Common misconception. .
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#339540 - 05/07/07 02:35 PM Re: The Ninja Mindset in the teenage world. [Re: Sveninja]
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Svenn/Unseen

I say waaaaayyyy to much time talking in cypto-philosopy martial arts terms and not enough time actual training in martial arts.



Edited by cxt (05/07/07 02:36 PM)
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#339541 - 05/08/07 03:26 PM Re: The Ninja Mindset in the teenage world. [Re: Prizewriter]
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Crud, I r bahd spellur!
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#339542 - 05/08/07 03:28 PM Re: The Ninja Mindset in the teenage world. [Re: cxt]
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What's wrong with talking funny?
(and if I practice much more than I do right now I'm going to get tennis elbow or something.)
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#339543 - 05/08/07 03:57 PM Re: The Ninja Mindset in the teenage world. [Re: TheUnseenSword]
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Crud, I r bahd spellur!




You (both) are.
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#339544 - 05/09/07 02:09 AM Re: The Ninja Mindset in the teenage world. [Re: Prizewriter]
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Prizewriter, my friend, let me finish this sentence for you.

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You (both) are.




the same person.

-Taison out
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#339545 - 05/10/07 02:57 PM Re: The Ninja Mindset in the teenage world. [Re: Taison]
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Quote:


the same person.

-Taison out




I couldn't help it....I laughed so loudly at this I disturbed everyone else in the ER, and woke up a patient in the middle of a sleep study. Taison you crack me up.
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#339546 - 05/11/07 01:13 AM Re: The Ninja Mindset in the teenage world. [Re: Aeras]
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Taison you crack me up.



Glad that I entertained you.

-Taison out
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