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Old 08-03-2010, 08:34 PM   #15
Rob Watson
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Re: When Should You Turn Your Face Away When Being Pinned....?

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Mark Gibbons wrote: View Post
Compared to the throat in front? Both are pretty vulnerable, throat is softer.
Compared to the quote (which you now have taken out of context) the 'mostly bone' characterization of the back of the skull is contrasted to the base of the skull.

Either way it really does not matter. At the late stage of the pin it is kind of too late to worry where to turn your head as you are done either way.

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