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    RAW vs raw

    is there a super raw classification, hence the all caps? or does it simulate someone yelling RAWWWWWWWZ0RZ!!111!!!!?

    lol, not sure why it needs to be capitalized. I've never seen someone write "I hit a 715 SHIRTED bench."

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    The only more raw you can get is nude...and no one wants to see a grown ass man squat in the buff.
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    RAW makes people feel good lol.
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    I agree JSully. It's dumb to capitalize RAW like that.


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    It always feels better raw lol

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    RAW is no wraps.....raw is with wraps
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    RAW-Religously Anti Wraps
    Acronyms always have every letter capitalized.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ironwill727 View Post
    It always feels better raw lol
    this
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    Quote Originally Posted by Butcher View Post
    RAW-Religously Anti Wraps
    Acronyms always have every letter capitalized.
    Then they should put a period between each letter.

    I still think it's ridiculous though


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    Classic, RAW, unequipped, raw, noone can agree on what it should be called.

    Just did a belt-only meet since it was local and someone saw wrist wraps in my bag and started going on about "gear". I proceeded to watch a bunch of benches done with a thick power bar where everyone was shaking violently on their chest waiting for a press call.

    Still think the future of the sport (especially with the cost of gear inflating lately) will lie in multi-ply and "unequipped" or whatever the hell it'll be called. Single ply seems to be a dying game, especially considering the cost and training time is comparable to multi-ply gear.
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    Good responses! This one gave me a much needed 'CHUCKLE' for the day!
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    I wonder if Spero T. was the one who started the upper case trend. He's a devout Christian, and when he's run raw feds (previously 100% RAW and now RAW United), it doubled as an acronym for Redeemed Among Men.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UncleAl View Post
    I wonder if Spero T. was the one who started the upper case trend. He's a devout Christian, and when he's run raw feds (previously 100% RAW and now RAW United), it doubled as an acronym for Redeemed Among Men.
    Redeemed Among Men = RAM

    ???
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    raw is for people who don't like lifting in gear
    RAW is for people who are proud about that fact
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    Quote Originally Posted by JSully View Post
    Redeemed Among Men = RAM

    ???
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