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Old 03-22-2006, 05:49 PM   #1
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Care of the Gi.

I just thought of this when I was hauling my Gi out for another day of practice.

Philosophically speaking, should a gi be washed before or after it evolves its own intelligence?
Or at least starts walking by itself?

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Old 03-22-2006, 08:25 PM   #2
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Re: Care of the Gi.

That depends on whether its aikido is better than yours or not.

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Old 03-22-2006, 10:52 PM   #3
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Re: Care of the Gi.

Instead of "The Tuxedo" we can have "The GI". LOL

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Old 03-22-2006, 10:56 PM   #4
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Re: Care of the Gi.

what happens if your gi wants to practice a different martial art then you, do you compromise with it?

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Old 03-22-2006, 11:43 PM   #5
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Re: Care of the Gi.

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what happens if your gi wants to practice a different martial art then you, do you compromise with it?

You BLEND with it. Especially if it's a cotton blend.

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Old 03-23-2006, 04:22 AM   #6
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Re: Care of the Gi.

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I just thought of this when I was hauling my Gi out for another day of practice.

Philosophically speaking, should a gi be washed before or after it evolves its own intelligence?
Or at least starts walking by itself?
my gi already has a mind of its own i had to kote gaeshi it in to the washing machine it was protesting that much

some things are so dear and so precious you have to let them go
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Old 03-23-2006, 06:30 AM   #7
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Re: Care of the Gi.

Shihonage to the ironing pile ..... but mine had an excellent washing prop Kata ... and kicked my sorry arse!

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Old 03-23-2006, 09:47 AM   #8
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Re: Care of the Gi.

I had to beat mine back into my bag last night with a bokken....

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Old 03-27-2006, 03:37 PM   #9
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Re: Care of the Gi.

You're all wimps!
We care for our gi's the old fashioned way - by beating them on the rocks by the river - while we're still wearing them!
And we use skunk spray for fabric softener.

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Old 03-27-2006, 03:50 PM   #10
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Re: Care of the Gi.

I didn't know we had a choice... Mine tends to come alive after every pratice... I've given up washin and started buying new ones for every pratice. Houston is now being ran by angry white pajamas.

I put my right foot in, I put my left foot out, I do the Aikipokey and throw you all about
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Old 03-27-2006, 04:01 PM   #11
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Re: Care of the Gi.

lol mine is now protesting coming off my body as i have just come back from a hard training session any sugestions on how to get it off

some things are so dear and so precious you have to let them go
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Old 03-27-2006, 05:09 PM   #12
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Re: Care of the Gi.

a few months ago i made a deal with my gi, it had evolved its own intelligence and, due to me being away on business, had 2 months with nothing to do but read all the books in my house. due to my sisters anatomy and physiology degree books, and my aikido books (teamed with the knowledge gleemed from my dad's karate books) this gi had the knowledge to inflict some serious damage to me

SO

i chalenged it to a game of chess, the idea being that, everytime i felt it needs to be washed we play chess, if i win it gives its-self up, and if it wins, it obi belt whips me for 3 solid hours

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Old 03-27-2006, 05:10 PM   #13
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Re: Care of the Gi.

does anyone know how to play chess

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Old 03-27-2006, 05:32 PM   #14
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Re: Care of the Gi.

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does anyone know how to play chess
yea i know how to play chess my beloved grandad taught me

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Old 03-28-2006, 09:01 AM   #15
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Re: Care of the Gi.

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yea i know how to play chess my beloved grandad taught me

Hey, my grandpa taught me, too...he often told me he'd beat me with half his brain tied behind his back...
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Old 03-28-2006, 09:14 AM   #16
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Re: Care of the Gi.

lol my grandad beat me in 3/4 moves

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Old 03-28-2006, 09:57 AM   #17
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Re: Care of the Gi.

my grandad actually taught me too, on a cool game where the pieces actually fight each other when you move to take.

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Old 03-28-2006, 11:42 AM   #18
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Re: Care of the Gi.

persdonally ... i think you should have aikidoka chess ... the players on a the bord ... and to take ... you have to take em down .....
lol
...... chess ... anyone?

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Old 03-28-2006, 11:49 AM   #19
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Re: Care of the Gi.

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persdonally ... i think you should have aikidoka chess ... the players on a the bord ... and to take ... you have to take em down .....
lol
...... chess ... anyone?
mmmmmmmmmm depends on whos chest we gonna play with

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Old 03-28-2006, 11:53 AM   #20
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Re: Care of the Gi.

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mmmmmmmmmm depends on whos chest we gonna play with
Oh, that's just awful.

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Old 03-28-2006, 11:55 AM   #21
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Re: Care of the Gi.

Quote:
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persdonally ... i think you should have aikidoka chess ... the players on a the bord ... and to take ... you have to take em down .....
lol
...... chess ... anyone?
I used to play chess online, but I pissed people off way too often. It's amazing what names people will call you when you take their rook or queen.

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Old 03-28-2006, 12:00 PM   #22
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Re: Care of the Gi.

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I used to play chess online, but I pissed people off way too often. It's amazing what names people will call you when you take their rook or queen.
lol i know acouple of blokes on this site who would suit the position of queens lmao

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Old 03-28-2006, 12:01 PM   #23
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Re: Care of the Gi.

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Oh, that's just awful.
no its not can i help it if my mind is half on the thread and the rest is else where

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Old 03-28-2006, 12:10 PM   #24
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Re: Care of the Gi.

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lol i know acouple of blokes on this site who would suit the position of queens lmao
Somebody had to say it.

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Old 03-28-2006, 12:22 PM   #25
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Re: Care of the Gi.

if I have to tell u two off again ... I'll make you sorry .... KAREN ... STOP STEALING MY INNUENDOS!

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