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Old 07-04-2007, 02:11 AM   #126
PhilMyKi
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

True.

The next has a fine collection of bruises on their forearms.

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Old 07-04-2007, 09:25 AM   #127
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

False...for now.

The next person is going to Chiba Sensei's seminar in Burlington, Vermont this weekend, and I will see you there!

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Old 07-04-2007, 11:23 AM   #128
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

False - I was suppose to go, but something came up and I can't make it and I am very disappointed!

The next person is on a "see food" diet!

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Old 07-04-2007, 11:31 AM   #129
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

Si, Senor. But I am blind and my village can hardly afford food so I am sending you this email hoping to reach a good heart...........

The next person has been to Luxenburg, Luxenburg.

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Old 07-04-2007, 11:36 AM   #130
Karen Wolek
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

False.

The next person gets told to bend their knees EVERYDAY.

Karen
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Old 07-04-2007, 10:40 PM   #131
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

False.

The next person gets told to relax before they are thrown.

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Old 07-05-2007, 12:28 AM   #132
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

True.. esp when its looooong ukemi practice

the next person began training "later in life" i.e. after the age of 40

Last edited by ElizabethCastor : 07-05-2007 at 12:31 AM.
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Old 07-05-2007, 09:40 AM   #133
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

True! 42
The next person keeps a small towel in their gi top for persperation.
Lan

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Old 07-05-2007, 10:30 AM   #134
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

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True! 42
The next person keeps a small towel in their gi top for persperation.
Lan
False.

The next person demonstrated for Nidan recently and still hasn't mentioned to friends how it went.

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Old 07-05-2007, 11:04 AM   #135
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

False

The next aikidoka is over 6 feet tall
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Old 07-05-2007, 11:19 AM   #136
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Over six feet tall? false

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False.

The next person demonstrated for Nidan recently and still hasn't mentioned to friends how it went.
Went ok...thanks for asking. I set no benchmark, but felt fairly solid and relaxed.

The next person (or several in fact) spends WAAAAY too much time on the intarwebs.*insert appropriate "hick-tone"® vocal effect.
Lan

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Old 07-05-2007, 11:33 AM   #137
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False.

The next person forgot to put on deodorant before class or a seminar and thought about it the whole time.

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Old 07-05-2007, 11:59 AM   #138
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

False.

The next person has been told s/he is too hard on him/herself.

Karen
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Old 07-05-2007, 12:49 PM   #139
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

Nope
The next person have been told he/she was to hard on someone else!

/J

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Old 07-05-2007, 05:49 PM   #140
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

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Nope
The next person have been told he/she was to hard on someone else!

/J
False...

I'm too nice to others and too hard on myself usually.

The next person has played hookie from at least one work-related obligation for practice in the last year!
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Old 07-05-2007, 11:12 PM   #141
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

False.

The next person hasn't seen any of this summers blockbuster movies.

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Old 07-06-2007, 12:40 AM   #142
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

True! oh wait...does Shrek the 3rd count?

the next person tapes their big toes every single class.
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Old 07-06-2007, 04:48 AM   #143
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

false.

the next person comes to class so sporadically they go years without testing

In gassho,

Mark
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Old 07-06-2007, 08:13 PM   #144
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

False.

The next person was so nervous before their last test, that they began sweating before they even got started.

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Old 07-07-2007, 04:22 PM   #145
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

False.

I didn't know I was testing. Surprise!

The next person started aikido in their 30s.

Karen
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Old 07-07-2007, 06:12 PM   #146
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

False...29
The next person goes to four classes a week
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Old 07-08-2007, 05:40 AM   #147
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

False - I should, but can only make 3 for right now.

The next person doesn't own a bokken or a jo.

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Old 07-09-2007, 07:08 AM   #148
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

False (got more than one Bokken actually. Must be a fetish of some kind).

The next person has never practiced with a bokken or a jo.
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Old 07-09-2007, 11:19 AM   #149
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false

the next person has not sustained serious injury while doing aikido
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Old 07-09-2007, 02:11 PM   #150
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Re: Say something about the Aikidoka below You!

False.

The next person has had an injury doing Aikido that kept them off the mat for more than 9 months.

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