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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

It’s no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

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    I plan to win this for the second year in a row


    watch out!!!





    this is always more appealing to me than the fantasy football stuff
    Hopefully, MrWebb will do it again (I'm pretty sure he did it last year)
    Last edited by KingWilder; 08-09-2007 at 07:41 PM.
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    I'm in if it happens. I love Football Pools. Any prizes?
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    I'm in...but for some reason I always mess up on these. One week I'll get nearly all of them right, next week I get 2 right.

    And I guess my homerism gets in the way some times as I pick the Cowboys to lose every week.
    Last edited by G-Men; 08-10-2007 at 03:01 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yankeekd25 View Post
    I'm in if it happens. I love Football Pools. Any prizes?
    the right to brag about winning
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    I'll be in this year. I'll have to start researching a little more, but I'll be in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KingWilder View Post
    the right to brag about winning
    iight, works for me. last year i did a pool with my friends and it was fun as hell. there was a $10 buy in and one week i won like 80 bucks. it was awesome... but i'll do this one too for braggin rights.
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    I was planning on starting another pool in a week or so. Maybe with any luck we can have it as a sticky since it is updated weekly throughout the season.

    Last year KingWilder picked best, and I was awed that he whooped the ESPN "experts" with their picks.

    But I would be glad to run it again this year and tally up the records. Hopefully we can have even more people this year, and nobody misses weeks like they did last year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by yankeekd25 View Post
    I'm in if it happens. I love Football Pools. Any prizes?
    It's gonna happen, don't worry. I'll talk to the admin about maybe a couple cheap prizes.

    Quote Originally Posted by MrWebb78
    I was planning on starting another pool in a week or so. Maybe with any luck we can have it as a sticky since it is updated weekly throughout the season.
    Cool, you're the man. I can either sticky it in gen chat as we get closer, or we can just keep it back here. It may make more sense to just keep it back here since it is officially a "contest".
    I know you're half-crazy, but I wish you'd go all the way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrWebb78 View Post
    Last year KingWilder picked best, and I was awed that he whooped the ESPN "experts" with their picks.
    and I would have never known if you hadn't told me haha
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    If we make this into competition can we have like a winner kind of thing. Like, let say that we all pitch in and buy something and then winner gets a shirt of somethign from ALN? Or is that a no go?
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    I buy stuff from ALN all the time...a free t-shirt for the winner of this wouldn't be TOO much to ask for at all...at least IMO

    we'd prob. have to PM Chris or Daniel though (assuming they don't look at this thread)
    Last edited by KingWilder; 08-10-2007 at 11:59 AM.
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    give me some time. i'll work on a prize or two.
    I know you're half-crazy, but I wish you'd go all the way.

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    I'll do it again. I think I got 3rd or 4th last year. Not too bad.
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    It's official: Chris has been kind enough to pledge a tub of protein and an ALN t-shirt to the winner. Be sure to thank him for his generosity. Good luck with your picks. The razor is bringing his A game this year.
    I know you're half-crazy, but I wish you'd go all the way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by razorcut View Post
    It's official: Chris has been kind enough to pledge a tub of protein and an ALN t-shirt to the winner. Be sure to thank him for his generosity. Good luck with your picks. The razor is bringing his A game this year.
    DUDE


    that's awesome

    wish we coulda had that last year
    Last edited by KingWilder; 08-10-2007 at 07:50 PM.
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    Thanks Chris! I absolutely cannot wait for the season to start!! I did pretty good last year in my own football pools so expect some competition Wilder and everyone.
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    Thank you, Chris(t). You're the best! Now, all I have to do is win.
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    I'm in, didn't do it last year but it would be fun.

    Especially for such great prizes, thanks Chris!!
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    I'm in!

    And yes, mucho gracias Chris & Daniel
    Been out the game for a little while, but jumpin back in

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    I'm in.

    Props to Chris and Daniel!

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    I'm not sure if we need to RSVP for this thing, but I'm in.

    I did average at best with missing a week last year, and I plan on winning this year. But, then again, who doesn't?

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    Stallion, I don't know how you plan on winning. I already came in first place! Send that tub and shirt my way.
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    I'll talk to Daniel, perhaps we can even up the prize ante a bit. Let's see how many total people join this contest.

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    I'm in. I take an XL and chocolate Nitrean. Thanks. Seriously, MrWebb, thanks for taking the time to run it. Chris and Daniel, thanks for the donations. Should be fun.

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