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    Quote Originally Posted by kendamu View Post
    You can easily tel the difference between forced humbleness and people who are less egotistical and more chill through training. At my gym, most people are pretty chill even though they're a bunch'a killers. Where I've seen forced or faked humbleness is mostly in styles where everyone's out of shape and nobody actually fights.
    Was it HM that posted the hypothetical conversation between an Akidoka and a normal person that went from pseudophilosophical smugness to "I WILL BREAK EVERY WRIST IN YOUR BODY"? in about four questions?
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    I think forced humbleness is a trend in BJJ, those guys orginally started to challenge other arts. I think humility is good but not exactly humbleness, staying open mindes to getting better IMO is not hunbleness.

    Just express your self!
    Martial arts are to better our selves, no psuedo humble attitude.

    I agree that some fighters are trying way too hard to sell fights and they aren't being their genuine self.

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    Humbleness is a social strategy to make friends and not encourage random bullshitery from little dicked loud mouthed blow hards with something to prove. It is also the most polite way to sandbag and then Hulk Smash people with style and grace.
    Quote Originally Posted by ghost55 View Post
    Violence is pretty uncommon in clubs in this area, and the dude didn't seem particularly hostile up until the moment he slapped me.
    I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that's how it comes out.
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    Slamming the man in the bottom position from time to time keeps everybody on their toes and discourages butt scooting stupidity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by big maclol View Post
    I think forced humbleness is a trend in BJJ, those guys orginally started to challenge other arts. I think humility is good but not exactly humbleness, staying open mindes to getting better IMO is not hunbleness.

    Just express your self!
    Martial arts are to better our selves, no psuedo humble attitude.

    I agree that some fighters are trying way too hard to sell fights and they aren't being their genuine self.
    It's all about the marketing being the biggest baddest guy in the world doesn't appeal to soccer moms that much or geeky guys who want to fantasize about being Fighters.
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    It takes a certain lack of humbleness to start a dojo- to assume that your martial arts knowledge and skills are good enough that they'll attract and retain a student body large enough to pay the rent and keep the lights on and generate profit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ermghoti View Post
    Was it HM that posted the hypothetical conversation between an Akidoka and a normal person that went from pseudophilosophical smugness to "I WILL BREAK EVERY WRIST IN YOUR BODY"? in about four questions?
    yes



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    Quote Originally Posted by Permalost View Post
    It takes a certain lack of humbleness to start a dojo- to assume that your martial arts knowledge and skills are good enough that they'll attract and retain a student body large enough to pay the rent and keep the lights on and generate profit.
    True, same applies for people that promote being humble but give themselves a title of ‘Master’ and are happy to indulge ranking based and often hierarchical system that is clearly defined by coloured belts.
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    Humility, you illiterate buffoons.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shawarma View Post
    Humility, you illiterate buffoons.
    shhhhhhhhhhhhhhh....

    besides the spell checker is totes cool with humbleness and
    Quote Originally Posted by websters
    Synonyms of humbleness
    demureness, down-to-earthness, humility, lowliness, meekness, modesty
    I would rather everyone use modest and modesty.
    Quote Originally Posted by ghost55 View Post
    Violence is pretty uncommon in clubs in this area, and the dude didn't seem particularly hostile up until the moment he slapped me.
    I don't mean to sound bitter, cold, or cruel, but I am, so that's how it comes out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WFMurphyPhD View Post
    Slamming the man in the bottom position from time to time keeps everybody on their toes and discourages butt scooting stupidity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BackFistMonkey View Post
    shhhhhhhhhhhhhhh....

    besides the spell checker is totes cool with humbleness and

    I would rather everyone use modest and modesty.
    I just want a return to normality.

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