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    Favorite NCIS lady

    So many choices..
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    Kido Rumors

    I head this through the grapevine. Seems there are big changes at the Kido and some well known high ranking Grandmasters have been asked to leave..Anyone?
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    Popular opinion is that everybody has one. So have you ever met your twin? In my younger skinnery jet black hair days I was a twin for a local radio personality, though I never saw the resemblence but others have. I was constantly being told I was a dead ringer for him.. I have met twins of...
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    Public Transportation

    Had a discusson with friend of a friend that needed to get Downtown and his car was out of service,I told him to take the bus. He just looked at me like I was crazy and said " I wouldn't know how". Even before my stint with the Transit Police I knew how to use the buses if the need was great...
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    Car Quirk

    Example: There could be a group of us all heading to the same place, but I wont ride with anyone, I take my own vehicle. There have been numerous arguments about this, and accusations of me being a control freak. SO BE IT. One of the worst Hells is to be at someplace that you wish to leave but...
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    What goes on your HotDog

    Had a brief robust debate at a local cookout on this topic.Just wondering what YOU put on yours. Now before anybody tells me I forgot to list chili. I am talking about a regular hotdog and not a chilidog..
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    Courtesy cards

    Most of you non-LEO's have seen them. They are cards given to you by a cop buddy sometimes refered to as a ' get out of jail free card", and that is incorrect. It is usually get out of a ticket card. There is a procedure to using them that seems to have been lost and after a recent conversation...
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    Just returned from a cruise..One of my LEO buddies asked me if I packed my Dobok, I of couse said No..Does anybody take their uniforms when they travel to non-martial arts destinations?
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    A Combat Hapkido Seminar in New Jersey

    What: A Combat Hapkido Triple Impact Seminar and 65th Birthday Banquet With: Grandmaster John Pellegrini Master Frank Huff Master David Rivas, Ground Survival Master Mark Gridley, ATS When: Saturday September 18 2010 Where: The Holiday Inn 1000 Roosevelt...
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    Combat Hapkido in Cozumel

    Check this out. ICHF Rocky Mountain Region International Self Defense Conference COZUMEL, MEXICO FUN IN THE SUN THIS CONFERENCE WILL BE ONE TO REMEMBER!!! TRAIN WITH SOME OF THE TOP SELF DEFENSE INSTRUCTORS IN THE INDUSTRY The Rocky Mountain Region Combat Hapkido program is proud to...
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    Junkfood Addiction

    So do you have one? Is there something that you know is fattening and not good for you but occasionally you indulge yourself or rather over-indulge? Snyders of Berlin (available only in Ohio I think) makes a cheese puff that is so addicting I can polish off a whole bag..Am I alone??
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    Cell Phone Rant

    All I want is a basic cell phone,something small that I can stuff in my pocket....I dont need a camera or a keyboard ( I dont text)..I dont need a plan that offers a bizillion minutes a month, I dont talk to ANYONE that much..When I went to the AT&T store and showed them my current phone I got...
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    The Karate Kid movies

    Well ok, here is goes..Remember this is MT and not one of the " other " sites, so keep the name calling polite..I was recently involved in a discussion about the Karate Kid movies..I shocked the others involved when I made the statement that I DISLIKED all the Karate Kid movies, even the Next...
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    Rearview Mirror

    Most vehicles have them and 90% of the ones I've seen have something hanging around the rearview mirror..So, what's hanging from your mirror?? The most common item is the tassle from the graduation cap..Just wondering..
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    Personal Protection Conference 2010

    I just wanted to let everyone know that this year’s ICHF Personal Protection Conference is scheduled for April 24th and 25th, in Lakewood, CO. This will be their 16th year hosting Grandmaster Pellegrini and we’ve got a great conference planned. This year’s instructor line-up...
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    Even though I have retired from Law Enforcement I am still maintain all my contacts, and render advice about training when asked..Whenever the topic of martial arts training comes up some copper will make a statement about him whipping some black belts butt..I usually tell them that they NEVER...
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    Combat Hapkido 2010

    For those of you that plan the events you wish too attend way in advance: On Saturday May 22 2010 we at the Greater Cleveland Self Defense will once again host Grandmaster John Pellegrini , the founder of Combat Hapkido for a one day seminar to be held in Independence Ohio.. The cost of the...
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    Sword Appraisal

    Do any of you know a legit appraiser?? I have a cop buddy that swears his Great Grandpa left him an authentic katana..He wants to know what it is worth....
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    How fights start...

    How Fights Start My wife sat down on the seat next to me as I was flipping channels. She asked, 'What's on TV?' I said, 'Dust.' And then the fight started... My wife and I were watching "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" while we were in bed. I turned to her and said, "Do you want...
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    Misc ll

    1.If you call a report on noisy neighbors dont be afraid to give your name..With the new dispatch systems we know who you are when you called in..The information is NEVER given to the public..The one case I know of where a dispatcher called and warned the offending parties that the police were...
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    There has to be a few dispatchers here or those officers like myself who have been cross-trained to function as one..Do the bosses give an air check to prospective ones?? They may sound fine across the desk at an interview, but when they get on the air they are VERY DIFFICULT to understand..I...
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    Fireworks Ban

    Does your state forbid the use of fireworks by private citizens? Ohio has one and guess what 99% of the calls are? Fireworks complaints..Its really funny because soon some of the local states that sell fireworks will start their yearly major advertizing campaign to intice residents of Ohio and...
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    Wal-Mart Cake

    Wal-Mart Cake It took me a second, but make sure you read the story under the picture. Keep in mind this actually really did happen. This cake is for someone who was moving from an insurance claims office Okay so this is how I imagine this conversation...
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    Ground Survival Seminar

    On Saturday May 16th, Greater Cleveland Self Defense will host Master David Rivas for 2 outstanding ground survival seminars..One will be geared for children and one for adults.If you have any questions please contact Master Steve Fine by phone at 216-374-7309 or by email at
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    Do any of your students " try" you?

    Its doesn't happen at our school alot, but occasionally one of the younger students will try something to catch me or Father Greek off guard..The results are never pretty, they usually get slammed, not too hard but enough to remind them why we are the instructors..So has this ever happened at...
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    Horseback riding Blonde

    A blonde decides to try horseback riding, even though she has had no lessons or prior experience. She mounts the horse unassisted and the horse immediately springs into motion. It gallops at a steady speed and rhythmic pace, but the blonde begins to slip from the saddle. In terror, she grabs...
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    Something for Pet Owners

    To be posted VERY LOW on the refrigerator door - nose height Dear Dogs and Cats, The dishes with the paw print are yours and contain your food. The other dishes are mine and contain my food. Please note, placing a paw print in the middle of my plate and food does not stake a claim for...
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    The Dumbest Thing I Saw Today was..

    Wanted to start a new thread..We all see really dumb things everyday, so here is your chance to share with all..So here goes..The dumbest I saw today was one of the local homies had installed "gullwing" doors on a Chevy Impala 4 door..Factory paint and rust, normal tires, but gull wing...
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    James Bond 007

    They have been showing alot of the James Bond movies here...I was wonder who was your favorite actor that portrayed him..
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    Doc Savage

    I am really surprized that with all the fictional characters being brought to the big screen that no one has attemted to do a movie about Doc Savage, The Man of Bronze..There was a horrible version that stared Ron Ely, of the short lived NBC's Tarzan...