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  1. Roidie McDouchebag is offline
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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    After I watched the Gracie Basics tapes and a couple UFCs, I was wresting with my cousin. I had never choked anybody before, but I choked him out, and I'm glad I let go fast, because I was completely ignorant when it came to chokes. He could've died or had brain damage and I wouldn't've known it was gonna happen until it did.

    Choking people+ignorance=Potential Tragedy
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    8/30/2006 10:46am


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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I understand the family is pissed and sad that they lost a family member.
    However, that's why we have a justice system and not just let the family perform whatever vigilantism they think is appropriate.
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    I'd like to leave this world like I came into it: Screaming, naked & covered in someone else's blood

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    Quote Originally Posted by Omega
    It was more in the statement that they were a bunch of 'asshats'. You with a son can at least understand. I don't have to concur with them to understand how they feel.
    Sure, I do understand the family's grief and anger. I think the dead guy's friend must be feeling equally bad, if not a helluva lot worse than the family. He'll probably be in therapy for the rest of his life.
  4. LolodesBois is offline

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    When friends don't stop friends from drinking and fighting....friends die !

    I can understand the loss that familly must feel but as it's been said the guy is going to live with the fact that he killed his friend and end-up in Therapy.
    Martial Arts is like sex, if you over complicate it with exotic sounding names, theories and principles, you end up fucking yourself in the ass. -Ronin69
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    Posted On:
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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    What we learn from this is you should -never- fight/wrestle intoxicated. Im sure if they were both coherant that no one would have died, because he would have died.
  6. MEGALEF is offline

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    ..while we're on the subject of coherence.. no

    I'm curious what reasoning led the court to its decision. Had he been driving and hitting the friend with his car I assume the penalty would have been harder. What exactly does the law say?
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    I'd like to leave this world like I came into it: Screaming, naked & covered in someone else's blood

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    Posted On:
    8/31/2006 10:48am

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     Style: Muay Thai (BJJ hiatus)

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    But they were both consensually (is that a word) wrestling. Play fighting isn't illegal even when drunk. Driving under the influence however is.
  8. MEGALEF is offline

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    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Yeah. I'm not questioning the sentence. I was just curious how the law was applied.
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