The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís 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?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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    Totally, dude!
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    Hey Reinier, what have you been up to recently?

    http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmp...od_nm/santa_dc

    Santa's Sidekicks Attempt Hold-Up

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Santa Claus may be known for generous gift-giving, but people had to chase two of his helpers out of an Amsterdam post office after they staged a failed heist, a Dutch newspaper said Monday.


    Two people dressed up as "Black Pete" -- a ubiquitous symbol of the Christmas season in the Netherlands -- had lined up patiently, but when their turn came, one ducked behind the post office counter while the other waved "something that looked like a weapon," the De Telegraaf newspaper reported.

    "It isn't clear if they were really armed, but they did have a sack with them," a police spokesman said.

    The heist failed when outraged clients chased off the would-be robbers, who escaped by bicycle.

    The Dutch Santa, Sinterklaas, is usually accompanied by helpers dressed as "Black Pete" -- often seen as a Moorish figure like the servants who might have accompanied the real-life Saint Nicholas, a wealthy bishop from an area that is today part of Turkey.

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    'Black' Pete sounds so PC

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    Hey, that's the only thing the PC-mafia haven't taken away from us yet! But it does reinforce the stereotype of blacks being criminals.

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    Yeah I heard that story.

    And they are black and they are servants, but they are grimed to be black, because of going down the chimneys you know.

    Sinterklaas is like christmas except its not corny and its cool.

    Its actually not our version of christmas, sinterklaas is december 5th. we celebrate christmas too but it is less important in most families.
    Last edited by Reinier; 11-25-2003 at 08:05 AM.

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    And not hypercommercialised!

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    I agree, although people tried. but its not gonna work. at least in my family there is something sarcastic/laconic about sinterklaas, not corny like christmas. people wont decorate their homes and spend lots of money on it. just the gifts really.

    Didn`t they have Santa robberies in the USA
    or with presidents masks, or elvis suits or something.
    Or did that only happen in movies?

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    I'm sure it's happened in real life, but everything you just described is from a couple famous movies.

    Point Break, 3000 Miles to Graceland, etc.. Hell, there's even some TV movie coming out next weekend starring Tony Danza as Santa robbing from stores.
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    ~This is something ugly people say to feel better about themselves...

    "Strength and size don't matter! It's not fair to judge training knowledge based on strength and size!"
    ~This is something wussy people say to feel better about themselves...

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    I heard about this one mofo who tried to do a stickup in a big Guns N Ammo store, and they shot him to bits of course

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    Sounds like justice to me.
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    "All that matters is beauty on the inside! Outside beauty doesn't matter!"
    ~This is something ugly people say to feel better about themselves...

    "Strength and size don't matter! It's not fair to judge training knowledge based on strength and size!"
    ~This is something wussy people say to feel better about themselves...

    Pearls of Wisdom...


    Resident Ninja Demon (with a pet Radioactive Sloth) and SchlonkeyMaster of WBB!

    Rock is my 'Big Viking Brother', and not in a homo-esque way.

    And no COLON jokes, bastards!

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