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    The Anvil similes, the Hammer never does

    Found an article:

    Smile: You Are About to Lose. A surprising clue to who will win a fight

    By Piercarlo Valdesolo

    The posed stare-down is a staple of the pre-fight ritual. Two fighters, one day removed from attempting to beat the memories from each other, stand impossibly close, raise their clenched fists and fix their gaze on the other's eyes as cameras click away. This has always seemed little more than a vehicle for media hype, but new research from psychologists at the University of Illinois suggests that there may be clues in this bit of theatre that predict the results of the fight to come.

    Specifically, the researchers hypothesized that there's something about the fighters' facial expressions in this standoff that reveal the competitive dynamics between them. A subtle, and perhaps unintentional, communication of submission from one fighter to the other. A recognition of the opponent's power. The smile.
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    source: http://www.scientificamerican.com/ar...-about-to-lose
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    @OP: any comments of your own on this? (Before it gets moved to Trollshido due to lack of)

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    This isn't new anyway.

    And dear god, the misspelling of the title of this thread is misleading.
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    Also, I think it's kinda bs. There are CHAMPIONS who ALWAYS smile.

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    I haven't looked at it for a while, but from memory it was a statistical thing. Anomalies and exceptions are inevitable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by battlefields View Post
    And dear god, the misspelling of the title of this thread is misleading.
    not my intent. but propably there.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tranquil Suit View Post
    @OP: any comments of your own on this? (Before it gets moved to Trollshido due to lack of)
    I thought it to be interesting, and at least to me, it was new information. It could help to understand the outcome of fights. Surely not in every possible way, but at least in the way of communication/signs before the fight. Something like that.

    and againg, YES, the title is shitty, I tried and failed miserably. Still nice article, anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by battlefields View Post
    I haven't looked at it for a while, but from memory it was a statistical thing.
    Battlefields, surely you've been here long enough to know how much that's worth.

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    I clicked on this thread hoping for some exciting metaphorical wordplay. I guess I came to the wrong place.
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    I thought this was going to be a Vintage WWE era thread.....I am exceptionally disappointed to learn it I about dipshit scientific theories that are about a convincing as Donald Trumps hairpiece
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