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#387082 - 03/19/08 09:31 PM Re: There are no stupid questions... YEAH RIGHT! [Re: Zombie Zero]
Ronin1966 Offline
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Registered: 04/26/02
Posts: 3113
Loc: East Coast, United States
"...Sensei can you tell me where we can find a REAL karotty school..." (sic. having taken classes for a full session, longer and occasionally even years)



Jeff

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#387083 - 03/19/08 10:23 PM Re: There are no stupid questions... YEAH RIGHT! [Re: Ronin1966]
clmibb Offline
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Registered: 08/31/06
Posts: 1035
Loc: South Texas, US
VDJ I had a similar situation. When I was fresh out of high school, I worked at a popular sandwich shop (I won't give the name but it's the same as a form of public transportation). After spending a week closing the shop by myself, I told the manager that I wasn't comfortable closing alone. I suggested that he come up and just sit in the office while I close up. I didn't want his help, just to be another person there. He asked what I was afraid of.
Me:"UH Being robbed."
Him:"Why?"
Me:"Because I don't want to be robbed."
Him:"But aren't you a black belt?"
Me"Yeah but that doesn't mean that I WANT to be robbed."
Him:"Yeah but you don't have anything to worry about."
Me:"How do you figure?"
Him:"Because you could just kick the guy's ass."
Me:"Look Bucko, if you think for one second that I'm going to risk getting hurt for THIS, HA! You have some serious thinking to do."
I never went back to work for him. He called me after missing work for 3 days and asked why I never came in. "Sorry but I can't work for someone who can't look out for their employee's safety."

Casey
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#387084 - 03/20/08 04:16 PM Re: There are no stupid questions... YEAH RIGHT! [Re: Zombie Zero]
Ronin1966 Offline
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Registered: 04/26/02
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What did I do?

(child B howling in pain because child A stomped his foot-big toe deliberately as hard as I have ever seen it done turning the nail bed absolutely black instantly solely because that thought (STOMP) happened to come through his (child A's) tiny little brain)

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#387085 - 03/20/08 04:54 PM Re: There are no stupid questions... YEAH RIGHT! [Re: Zombie Zero]
BigBox Offline
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Registered: 03/20/08
Posts: 16
Loc: United States
Yah, well maybe he got confused with the weird rainbow belt on karatedepot.com i laughed at it cause its not a real belt but it exists so be might have got confused lol.
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#387086 - 03/20/08 06:24 PM Re: There are no stupid questions... YEAH RIGHT! [Re: Zombie Zero]
Ronin1966 Offline
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Registered: 04/26/02
Posts: 3113
Loc: East Coast, United States
A three minute talk and demonstrations (done four times very slowly & very carefully.) Told to "practice it now"
a child sitting in the front line of the class suddenly asks

"WHAT ARE WE SUPPOSED TO DO NOW?"



Jeff

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#387087 - 03/21/08 05:54 AM Re: There are no stupid questions... YEAH RIGHT! [Re: Ronin1966]
trevek Offline
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Registered: 05/15/05
Posts: 3337
Loc: Poland
Ah yes, I get that in English classes too. It usually follows 5 minutes after my stupid question, "Do you know what you are supposed to be doing?"
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#387088 - 03/21/08 12:24 PM Re: There are no stupid questions... YEAH RIGHT! [Re: trevek]
ButterflyPalm Offline
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Registered: 08/26/04
Posts: 2637
Loc: Malaysia
Me:- The funeral is at 10 tomorrow.

Old Aunt:- Is that am or pm?
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#387089 - 03/22/08 04:09 PM Re: There are no stupid questions... YEAH RIGHT! [Re: ButterflyPalm]
TKD_X Offline
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Registered: 01/24/08
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I can't believe that no one has put this one in yet.

"Can you break bricks with your head?"

One of these days i'm gonna do it just so everyone will stop asking.
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#387090 - 03/27/08 11:11 AM Re: There are no stupid questions... YEAH RIGHT! [Re: TKD_X]
Ironfoot Offline
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Registered: 06/10/04
Posts: 2682
Loc: St. Clair Shores, MI USA
After another BB and I sparred at a demo, we were asked "Why did you guys move around so much?" We simultaneously answered "Because we don't want to be hit". This guy had watched too many KungFu Theatre movies where the antagonists stand rooted in place and take turns punching and blocking. He hadn't seen too much 'angling' in those films.
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#387091 - 04/05/08 03:37 AM Re: There are no stupid questions... YEAH RIGHT! [Re: Ironfoot]
Taison Offline
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Registered: 09/06/05
Posts: 3629
Loc: BKK, Thailand
During a sparring match;

Uke moves in and tries to roundhouse kick me. After a few attemps he stops and looks at me.

Uke: Why are you moving away from me?!

Taison: . . . .
(Thinks to himself) Cuz I don't want to get hit?

-Taison out
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