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Off-Topic / Not so Fun Fact
« on: November 01, 2017, 06:19:10 am »
I just came across a little factoid that stated the term 'villain' comes from the word 'farmer'.

Found that sad, odd, and interesting at the same time.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Villain

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Off-Topic / Songs you sing out loud to while driving...
« on: June 14, 2017, 07:47:16 am »
I mean, besides Tiny Dancer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c77VYPaI68o

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Other Sports / Frank DeFord passed away this weekend
« on: May 31, 2017, 03:44:05 am »
Regular contributor to SI, NPR, and HBO

This is his 1985 piece "The Boxer and the Blonde"

https://www.si.com/vault/1985/06/17/622490/the-boxer-and-the-blonde#

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International / Rule changes
« on: March 20, 2017, 10:55:15 am »
http://www.insidethegames.biz/index.php/articles/1048294/united-world-wrestling-announces-weight-category-and-competition-format-changes


1. Same day weigh ins

2. Addition of two more weight classes to Men's and Women's freestyle and Greco.

3. Penalizing passivity




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College / Women's college wrestling
« on: March 04, 2017, 05:18:30 am »
Is it conducted in folkstyle or freestyle?

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Other Sports / Hobey Baker award
« on: February 01, 2017, 09:21:23 pm »
Vote

https://apps.facebook.com/hobeybaker/form/2017-vote-for-hobey-fan-vote/wgumeh?from=user_wall&ref_id=wgumeh

Every time someone votes for Bayreuther, an angel gets his wings.


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International / Flamingods - Rhama (video)
« on: January 06, 2017, 03:54:23 am »
Band started in the middle east. Now live in London.

Video chronicles Kushti westlers in the UAE

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=oofBlIkwK5w.


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Off-Topic / Happy Festivus
« on: December 23, 2016, 02:32:12 am »
Now go and challenge your head of household to a wrestling match. The day is not over until they are pinned.

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Other Sports / 99 years of the NHL
« on: December 19, 2016, 01:33:13 pm »

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International / Wrestling in Yida, South Sudan
« on: December 19, 2016, 09:51:48 am »
Wrestling in Yida, South Sudan:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Y7g72_feEQ


I posted the video of the wrestling team being formed within the refugee camp in Jordan.

So, I typed "wrestling refugee" into youtube and got some interesting videos.  This one is from a refugee camp in South Sudan.


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International / Any shoes left on the mat in Rio?
« on: August 22, 2016, 10:56:55 am »
Anyone retire and leave their shoes on the mat?

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