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Old 10-31-2006, 12:59 PM   #26
Ron Tisdale
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Re: Is this true!?

Well, the current context is facing someone experienced in taking you to the ground, and mounting you. In that context, poking that someone in the eye, is not a high percentage option.

If it's someone who miscalculated when assessing you as an easy victim, and made a stupid attack (happens at least a bit I'd think), then yes, perhaps the odds of poking them in the eye go up a bit. I'd prefer to have a little something more in the arsenal, though...

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Ron

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