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I Take the Martial Arts Very Seriously

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    A Sport?

    I've been studying martial arts since I was about 7 or 8. I started with Tae Kwon Do, but I eventually moved into Brazillian Jujutsu and Muay Thai. When I get the chance, I try to train at least 3 hours a day, thouh it's usually closer to 1-1 and 1/2. I...
    someguywithakatana someguywithakatana 16-17 Jan 6, 2010

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    LA Boxing

    i did tkd for 6 going on 7 years and hopkido and i loved the person that leard under was a ex swat and has been fighting in real life combat for over 20 years  and know i train in muay thai and bjj and boxing all in one place with some of the best in my state so if you have...
    durrett durrett 22-25, M May 19, 2009

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    A Late Start.

    For as long as I can recall, I have been deeply interested in the martial arts.  A big part of it probably correlates to my high level of personal discipline.  I decided at a young age that I would never drink, smoke, do drugs, or commence in meaningless sex, and my...
    serpent428 serpent428 16-18, M Dec 3, 2007

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    Why Do I Push So Hard?

    This is the question I get from my family and friends whenever I discuss my pathological need for Kung Fu. Kung Fu means excellence or mastery through hard work. Anyone, in any field of endeavor, can have Kung Fu. My pursuit of Kung Fu, and the one with which most westerners are...
    IWantACoolUsername IWantACoolUsername 41-45, M Jun 27, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I teach an old style of martial arts which originated from Lintau in West Sumatera, Indonesia. It is perhaps the most comprehensive martial arts one can find from South East Asia...
    CoolDad59 CoolDad59 51-55, M Sep 1

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    Serious stuff! I do know that i take life too seriously! I should try see the funny side sometimes and have some fun and not look at everything with all doom and gloom...I don...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    Its like a huge joke, no matter what you do. It always ends the same so there's no point in taking it seriously, Stay positive. :)
    Prevaricator Prevaricator 16-17 Sep 8

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    Does anyone use samurai sword or any other type of close range weapon. Also i do taekwondo, anyone else do something.
    closingt1me closingt1me 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 29

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    Blood N Bone: Michael Jai White
    Fitguy1984 Fitguy1984 26-30, M Sep 10

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    Taekwondo, I enjoy it quite a bit and practice regularly.
    TenguMomiji TenguMomiji 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I probably seem extremely clingy, and I guess I am, to some extent. So my boyfriend texted me and I texted back, he didn't respond at all until he came to see me (5 hours later...
    hoplesscase hoplesscase 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    Like when I'm commenting on peoples updates and stuff (weeps)
    ConsiderateChap ConsiderateChap 22-25, M Aug 25

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    Especially things like politics. We got onto a debate about it last night and it was getting pretty heated so my friend made a joke about it, but me not realising that it was meant...
    Ceallsach Ceallsach 18-21, F Sep 4

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    Well if you ask me to play chess - I can't - but to make your move is the whole concept of the game - STRATEGY - being limited to ep policy , I can't get the whole technique on...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Aug 24

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    Painter:As a tattoo artist I am constantly refining my art to fit the parameters of what "works" as a tattoo. I am learning to create art for arts sake and not to sell to clients...
    PaintedPoemCpl PaintedPoemCpl 36-40 Aug 31

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    I am wanting to go on a Visual Arts trip to New York, with my school. But currently, my family cannot afford to go. The trip is $1700, As I'm flying from Florida and will be...
    kbiles17 kbiles17 13-15, F Sep 1

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    When you can't tell someone how you feel because they hardly ever take you seriously :(
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    When you can't tell someone how you feel because they hardly ever take you seriously :(
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    So husband and I had our yearly fight finally. He's been feeling pressure from going to court and our drastically reduced budget, I've been feeding the press from my little side...
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F Aug 19

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    everyone thinks just cause i have the name sadistic ***** that i automatically wanna take them on as a slave/sub. *rolls eyes* NO I DONT WANT ANY OF U AS A SLAVE OR SUB. i dont...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 5

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    No seriously. Like how did i end up drawing a picture of a humanoid bird while listening to Screeching Weasels and all the while my mind's distracted by some story involving Vin...
    sevenforasecret sevenforasecret 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Which is quite strange since when our shared mother whom I normally ADORE was pregnant with him and I was 5 I REFUSED to even hug her! But recently he was with me in the capital...
    AlphahatesOmega AlphahatesOmega 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    I'm kind of sick of all these pills, to be honest. Doctors have been force feeding me pills since I was 15 years old. I have to keep a running list of all the psychiatric...
    showusyoursouls showusyoursouls 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Here is The solution to are Carnival cruises all-inclusive, is alcohol incorporated on Carnival cruises, are foods and tender beverages A part of the fares. Study The most...
    Willy52yt Willy52yt 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 24

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     I like to take pictures of pretty much everything. I wish I had a good camera to take good pictures and really set my own settings, but at the moment I take pictures with my...
    RichardAndon RichardAndon 22-25, M Sep 1

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    I've had a day to think about it. And the more I think about it, the sicker I feel. I feel like sharing it here will help. That's all I can hope for at least. Last night I was...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    So if you red my depression experience then you already know I take Lexapro. Lexapro is an anti depressant pill that I was prescribed from my psychiatrist. So, I'm feeling horrible...
    foreverisabella foreverisabella 13-15, F Sep 6

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    Stop asking! I don't take them! I won't take them! I mean I'll talk about anything, even bad stuff, that's fine, but I'm not sending n*ked pics of me out anywhere so here's your...
    CuteMandi CuteMandi 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    people who own animals but dont take the time to meet their needs are awful. thats another life right there and its just as important as yours now take care of it. why are you...
    griefseed griefseed 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I used to take Prozac and Zoloft in 2008 and felt more suicidal so I just stopped. I just take medication for my anxiety and other things.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 23

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    Houses Which may be coming to the marketplace shortly but aren't however identified with a many listing company (MLS). They include pre-foreclosures, foreclosed homes and homes...
    Meljbr26d Meljbr26d 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I will help him out later...guys wanna take selfie? "Guys need a help here" Me:but first lets take a selfie.. Say cheese! :D
    meokeju meokeju 22-25, F Aug 29

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    I want to take a break.. from technology. Other than music and you know, the occasional tv and phone calls/messages, and the occasional youtube (shh I need my pewdiepie), I want to...
    mournwiththemoonandthestars mournwiththemoonandthestars 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    i like to take pics. id love to take pics if a girl is beautiful like you...
    berealistic811 berealistic811 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 2

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    A few years ago, even being as young as I am, I noticed a correlation in my life. I began to in my mind see, that bad things would happen to my family and loved ones while I was...
    NothingSpecialJustMe421 NothingSpecialJustMe421 16-17, F Sep 3

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    i hate taking pills and i take about 6 i can not swallow big pills so i have cut them in half anyway i take 6 pills 1 in the morning for polycystic ovaries, 2 at lunch which is...
    catsrule5678 catsrule5678 16-17, F Sep 4

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    OMG My left!! DO NOT take a picture of me from my left!! My right is the good side. And I'll take a 100 selfies before i get the perfect one and save it. Some of us were just not...
    tantra95 tantra95 18-21, F Sep 5

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    If I were to die today I don't know what would become of my family. They would surely make it financially, but would they ever cook, clean, or tend to the home in any way. I am...
    rrainfall rrainfall 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    I don't like having my picture taken. I don't like smiling because I hate my smile both forced and non-forced. I don't like getting my picture taken.
    jm4life jm4life 16-17, M Sep 9

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    I don't like to take pictures..... I love to take pictures!!!!! Beauty is everywhere! All you have to do is look for it!
    captainrum captainrum 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    My friend's brother has orchestrated the divorce of his elderly parents for his own financial gain. The parents are elderly and the mother has beginnings of dementia. The brother...
    crede800 crede800 51-55 3 days ago

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    I take pictures of places I been but I want to be in it. Nobody like taking pictures of me next to the place. I always want to take silly pictures of where I been with me in it
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 20 hrs ago

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    I can only take so much stress, and then I explode. And when I explode, there's the whole deal: tears, tantrum, screaming. Yep. Where my mind is confused and overwhelmed, my body...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F Aug 19

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    I'm a **** haha i love to take pictures, selfies, underwear pics, bulge pics naked pics its all good to me. Oddly though im not keen on otehr people taking my picture haha
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Music and concert photography has always been my passion. I have an extensive portfolio of live music photography and have had my work published on several album covers and jackets...
    Unluckycharmed Unluckycharmed 46-50, M Aug 20

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    I've got a new mix of pills to try and let me sleep for once but there are so many... I'm afraid I'll overdose but at the same time I wouldn't really mind it. I'm going to take...
    YeahIKnowImSick YeahIKnowImSick 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I really wished I did....I wish I could take back my cutting addiction it sucks people will ask me at school "why do wear all those bracelets?" And I'm like "if u saw u would stay...
    Botdf1shutup Botdf1shutup 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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