Maxims... lets try again

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  1. yak sao

    yak sao Senior Master

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    All you're doing here is proving my point.
     
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    I never understood the Japanese/karate maxim: "Fall down 7 times, get up 8."

    I do get what it means, but in order to get up 8 times, you have to fall 8 times... You have to fall that first time to get up the first time, and so on... the maths don't add up!

    Unless it's just emphasising getting up more times than you fall...

    (Sorry I don't mean to hijack XD)
     
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  3. jobo

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    IT WORKS if you start lieing down, so your in bed and someone rushes in and attacks you
     
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  4. _Simon_

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    I'll have to try my next sparring session in a different way XD
     
  5. jobo

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    i thought your point was there is a lot of bad WC out there, in which case its fair to poke fun at it
     
  6. jobo

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    did you hear about the chunner who thought all the other WCers were wrong but he was right
     
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    I think some are getting maxim's and jokes mixed up.
     
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    Yup. And he likes to spend his time on a forum about an art he apparently doesn't like or agree with so he can tell us all how bad WC sucks. :rolleyes:
     
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  9. Flying Crane

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    I guess you got up first, before you fell for the first time. In that way the math does add up.

    It does say something about the maxim, when we have to step back and re-work the math to see if it makes sense. :)
     
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    Getting from a known point to another known point is called navigation.
    Getting from an unknown point to another unknown point is called "being lost".

    There's always one more son of a beach than you counted on.
     
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    Speed+Ignorance=Injury
     
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    i dont think it sucks, i think it blows
    how about this one

    if your going to drag your back foot wear a roller skate
     
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    madness is doing the same thing again and exspecting a different result,
     
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    I feel like I'm watching a chess game.
     
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    Doobie Brothers?
     
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