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    Sticky: Congrats! I trust Boris will be shipped off to...

    Congrats!

    I trust Boris will be shipped off to the care of the Shaolin Temple ® as soon as he can walk and over the years will learn all those shaolin secrets that we know about from the...
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    You want real fighting monks?

    Give them a few hundred years and there will be a whole new 'warrior monks' mythology..

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7718587.stm
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    You get the shits for free.. ;) I never had...

    You get the shits for free.. ;)

    I never had any problems with language there, english seems common enough.
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    Easy tiger! lol

    Easy tiger! lol
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    Well for traditional shaolin stuff de cheng's...

    Well for traditional shaolin stuff de cheng's school seems to be a good place. Dunno about the taijiquan, baguazhan etc though.
  6. Thread: 911 is a joke

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    From that msnbc link.. There are always...

    From that msnbc link..


    There are always plans available "on the shelf" for all imaginable scenarios.. thats what the military does and they'd be negligent if they didn't do so. Al Qaeda was...
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    Depends how far you are prepared to travel.....

    Depends how far you are prepared to travel.. there are several tcm colleges in the uk and ireland for example that offer 3 year accupuncture degrees which have most of the lectures on weekends and...
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    Just to clarify - it isn't just a 4 week course...

    Just to clarify - it isn't just a 4 week course and you're 'qualified' as a tcm practictioner or something like that.. its a 20 month (approx.) distance learning course (with tutors to talk to) for...
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    But are they really experts in the specifically...

    But are they really experts in the specifically relevant fields? I don't know if they are or not but just wondering.. for example 'engineer' is a very broad field.. are they civil engineers or rocket...
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    Lots of things can be recreated/tested to look...

    Lots of things can be recreated/tested to look like something that happened but that doesn't prove that it actually is what happened.. as they say - there's more than one way to skin a cat.
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    The NIST report on tower 7 is apparently due soon...

    The NIST report on tower 7 is apparently due soon so relying on an article from last year debunking an earlier report, to prove or disprove anything now is a little premature.



    They (NIST) are...
  12. Thread: Wong Kiew Kit

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    Dude everyone knows 7 minutes is where it's at. ;)

    Dude everyone knows 7 minutes is where it's at. ;)
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    Well here is what they think now.. and.. ...

    Well here is what they think now..


    and..


    and finally..
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    Flying planes full of passengers into tall...

    Flying planes full of passengers into tall buildings is fairly unprecedented..


    Lots of buildings collapse after a fire.


    I would hardly call anything about the buildings or the event,...
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    TCM: I draw the line here..

    qiu shi - processed urine deposit - Hominis Urinae Depositum Praeparatum
    ren zhong bai - urine sediment - Hominis Urinae Sedimentum

    and the pièce de résistance..
    ren zhong huang - licorice in...
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    I'd recommend getting a dedicated server (I'm...

    I'd recommend getting a dedicated server (I'm guessing a p4 is enough) from theplanet..

    http://www.theplanet.com/dedicated-servers/default.asp?Class=ss

    You'll have to manage mysql yourself but...
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    Questions for TCM practitioners..

    For those of you who have studied (seriously) TCM..

    Do you usually diagnose/treat yourself whenever you get sick or do you still rely on your local (western) doc?

    Do you treat yourself but...
  18. No nation is always right, they are all managed...

    No nation is always right, they are all managed by people and people are not infallible. (except for the pope ;) )

    In any war civilians suffer and in many past wars civilians were even the target...
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    I once bruised my ribs which took a couple of...

    I once bruised my ribs which took a couple of months to fully heal and the pain got a whole lot worse in the weeks following the injury before it started getting better.. I know someone else who had...
  20. The fact that the israeli army has a better aim...

    The fact that the israeli army has a better aim and bigger bombs and palestinian terrorists can barely hit the side of a barn from 10 feet away does not in any way excuse the palestinians for their...
  21. Israel has (allegedly) had the bomb for decades...

    Israel has (allegedly) had the bomb for decades and despite several major wars since then it has never used nukes or threatened to use them or even admitted to having them.. in fact it's highly...
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    Drafty much? Those monk gowns are probably handy...

    Drafty much? Those monk gowns are probably handy for such tricks..
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    So he attacked someone and purposely chose not to...

    So he attacked someone and purposely chose not to use his l33t wc skillz? Seems kind of unlikely.. He may not have consciously chosen to use technique x or y but just by throwing a strike of any kind...
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    He purposely aimed to slap him so I cant see how...

    He purposely aimed to slap him so I cant see how he could not expect it to land.. he is after all a 'sifu' so should be able to land a strike now and then.



    Nothing good about it - slaps are...
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    Well I don't know how good either of them is...

    Well I don't know how good either of them is supposed to be but nobody is *that good*. You always risk getting hit when you fight (and this was just a friendly demo), doesn't mean shit in the end.....
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