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  1. DogAlpha is offline

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    I think I know stuff others don't

    Rank. It is all about rank. Kano and Funakoshi invented this ****.

    If any one of us walked into any federation legit or not and laid a $100000.00 donation on their desk you would be an automatic 1st degree, 5th degre or 8th degree or whatever.

    I've always considered rank a bunch of Bullshido myself. Currently studying Aikido and wear a white belt and I don't give a **** about rank. White will turn to black after enough sweat and picking myself up from the floor.

    I have 1st Degree TKD from Chin Mu Kwan, 2nd Degree TKD from Zen Do Kai and 3rd Degree TKD from USMAA. And I am not ashamed of any of these. But' on the other hand I don't let rank rule my ego....

    May Phil rest in peace and thank God he isn't hear to read all this BS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DogAlpha View Post
    Rank. It is all about rank. Kano and Funakoshi invented this ****.

    If any one of us walked into any federation legit or not and laid a $100000.00 donation on their desk you would be an automatic 1st degree, 5th degre or 8th degree or whatever.

    I've always considered rank a bunch of Bullshido myself. Currently studying Aikido and wear a white belt and I don't give a **** about rank. White will turn to black after enough sweat and picking myself up from the floor.

    I have 1st Degree TKD from Chin Mu Kwan, 2nd Degree TKD from Zen Do Kai and 3rd Degree TKD from USMAA. And I am not ashamed of any of these. But' on the other hand I don't let rank rule my ego....

    May Phil rest in peace and thank God he isn't hear to read all this BS.
    Kind of funny that someone who doesn't care about rank took the time to necro a thread that hasn't been posted to in well over a year and then mention every rank they hold.

    You must be proud.
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    Yes it's funny
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    No it isn't. Funny will be the ban you get for necroing a bunch of threads to brag about your bought rank. You know that rank you don't care about and is a bunch of bullshit.
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    You know how long you d**k is...and I'd put that 100 000.00 on no-body else does so sure you know things everyone else doesn't.





    Couldn't resist...sorry
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    Who is Phil ?
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    We're not talking about Phil Porter are we?
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    This was culled from somewhere right?
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    We're not talking about Phil Porter are we?
    Yep...
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    Quote Originally Posted by DogAlpha View Post
    Rank. It is all about rank. Kano and Funakoshi invented this ****.

    If any one of us walked into any federation legit or not and laid a $100000.00 donation on their desk you would be an automatic 1st degree, 5th degre or 8th degree or whatever.

    I've always considered rank a bunch of Bullshido myself. Currently studying Aikido and wear a white belt and I don't give a **** about rank. White will turn to black after enough sweat and picking myself up from the floor.

    I have 1st Degree TKD from Chin Mu Kwan, 2nd Degree TKD from Zen Do Kai and 3rd Degree TKD from USMAA. And I am not ashamed of any of these. But' on the other hand I don't let rank rule my ego....

    May Phil rest in peace and thank God he isn't hear to read all this BS.
    We all post stupid crap from time to time so I don't want to seem like a jerk, but really what were you thinking when you wrote this?

    You might not let rank rule your ego but you certainly come off like you have one to basically knock on everyone, including the schools where rank is an achievement that means something. Yes maybe there's a mcdojo where you can buy a belt, but I can't imagine that you can fly to Japan and offer 100,000$ to ANY legit school and expect to be made a black belt right then and there. Maybe they'll consider some sort of "honorary" degree...maybe not, but it's not the same and I doubt they'll give you anything if you phrased your "donation" like that.

    I agree that rank doesn't mean everything. To be cliche, it's about the journey not the destination. However that's about as far as I agree with you. I respect the hell out of anyone who's better than me at something, especially if I want to get better at it.

    If your dojo hands out rank like candy then maybe its a problem with your school, not the entire community. Or maybe you're just not as good as you think you are.
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