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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to MedicineMan in Worst practice partners   
    Worst practice partner, farm boy, 190 lber,  Samson strength, but slow, awkward...Us lighter weight guys would try to take him down...single, double leg, Fireman's? forget it.  
    Sometimes an arm drag or duck under would get you behind him, but then it was almost impossible to break him down to the mat.....even on that rare occasion when you managed to buckle his knee and get him off balance, just as he was falling to the mat like a redwood tree, he'd reach around and get the last knuckle of a finger on your hip or behind a knee, and drag you around in front  and fall on you...moves 95% completed were never scores, he could still stop you with pure power.  
    He smelled just like horse sweat, same dna found in Percheron sweat glands, and 10 times normal human strength, like a primate.  If you started on top, it was like wrestling a concrete park bench.  He loved being on the bottom, that was his nap time, he never scored a point in his life from the bottom except when someone kicked him loose for an escape.  If you were on bottom, you could explode at the speed of light and he'd just hold onto an ankle or wrist or elbow, with one hand, like a six-inch vise...and scratch his Neanderthal eyebrow or hairy shoulder with his other hand while he watched your struggle to get free.

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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to steamboat_charlie v2 in Worst practice partners   
    I'll add a few more to this list... 
    1) Bad drill partner guy (your 1st guy).  Either because he's too stiff, too lazy, too apathetic, or just too plain bad to know how do give you the right look.
    2)The Jerk.  The guy that is absolutely brutal in live goes (similar to your 2nd guy).  He isn't just out there to win rounds or to try to get better, he wants to hurt guys--even the JV guys that are just there to drop a couple lb's and chop it up with the guys at the team food table on the weekend.  You'll catch this guy doing a lot of pointing at lesser teammates, and saying "you're goin' with me."  Side note--this guy's not actually that good, and probably tops out as a state alternate.  
    3) Unorthodox/funky guy... exactly what you said. He might not be bad.  He might not be good. You never know, but you do know, wrestling him helps nobody.
    4) All-out guy.  You don't really hate this guy, but you definitely hate wrestling this guy.  He only knows one gear, and to him, a coach calling out "collar-tie, elbow post to head-inside single" is just another whistle before his next live go.  Forget getting any sort of rhythm drilling takedowns with all-out guy, because the second your hand touches his leg, it's on.  
    5) Fat guy.  Fat guy is another guy that you don't really dislike, but the more you encounter him the more frustrating it gets.  Every high school team has a few of these guys, and they're not necessarily heavies, although a lot of heavies are also fat guys.  This is the guy you get stuck with occasionally that's 15 - 30 pounds heavier than you, and he's awkward.  Fat guy is kind of like bad drill partner guy, except he tries, and he's heavy, and he might get you hurt.  
    6) Talented lazy guy.  This is the guy that you don't like because he gets away with way too much.  He's probably pretty good.  He's probably placed at state.  And he's probably finding ways to skip the hard parts of practice.  He's in the training room getting taped, or riding the bike because he picked up a mysterious "injury," and he's never down to weight on time.  
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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to headache in Suriano vs lee   
    Rock, scissors, paper - Lee beats Suriano, Suriano beats Fix, Fix beat Lee.
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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to Medicine_Man in JADIDI 1958 PHOTO   
    Joined U.S. Army on the buddy plan/ bodyguard status.

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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to tbert in 2 Lawsuits filed against Ohio State   
    Jordan is in it because DiSabato, Yetts and Coleman are  broke and needed their "BFF" Jordan ,to lie for them to gain substance to their get rich quick scheme.  
    News media are in it because they do not support  Jordan for picking on their corrupt deep state hero(s)and will make up anything to bring him and Trump down.
    Radical Liberals are in it because Jordan told their hero  (and corrupt reporter) a lie and it brings him down to the level of all their role models.
    Keep up the good work Jimmy,   the rats are scattering...lovin it!!!!
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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to paboom in Desanto to Iowa   
    I can agree with that, in regards to tOSU. 
    Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to DF in Heavyweight match starter pack   
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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to Medicine_Man in Still, the Greatest Wrestler who Never Competed in College   
    (seems appropriate to re-post this famous true story of a legend)
    In 1966, a high school sophomore named Siddidi Finch, an adopted Iranian-born foster child from Oak Park, Illinois, whose parents died in a plane crash near Nepal, entered the Tbilisi tournament in Georgia and won... defeating 5-time world champ Ali Aliyev.  He was denied the championship' however, when it was discovered he did not meet the minimum age requirement of 18 years.

    He never wrestled in high school folk style matches and only pursued freestyle. The majority of his training during his teen years occurred in Japan, where he was coached by the father of Yojiro Uetake Obata, and accompanied the elder Uetake on many trips to Tibet to learn yogic mastery of mind-body under the great poet-saint Lama Milaraspa.  The elder Uetake when asked about the wrestling skills of the teenage Finch, stated:  "Siddidi has taught my son, Yojiro, many skills."

    He did however, after graduating high school, walk on at Portland State university, where he twice defeated Rick Sanders in wrestle offs, but was denied a starting spot in the line up because of "academic performance"... The truth is, Finch rarely attended classes, other than to take exams, and in fact his GPA was a 4.0, but the University staff frowned on his absences from the classroom.

    After the debacle at Portland State, Finch decided not to pursue a wrestling career, instead choosing to play the French horn or golf or something.  What if.... Imagine how great he would have been.

    Below is the only known photo of Finch, sparring with Yojo, taken by his father:

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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to Medicine_Man in Well it's become obvious   
    ok quitter.  But this is the time of year that during the "trivial" "twaddle," the morel mushrooms of the forum spring up, the more imaginative/creative folk who carry the forum's very survival upon Their shoulders..
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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to Medicine_Man in Anybody think Quint Kessenich got a bit obtrusive during the Finals?   
    (Excellent photo by Tony Rotundo)
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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to scribe in Nickal came off as a world class tool   
    Bo was clearly pinned
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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to Alwayswrestling in NCAA's OW = Bo Nickal (I picked Lee)   
    The is a difference between most valuable and outstanding for sure but the award is called OW correct? Lee was the most OW IMO.
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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to wrestlingnerd in Spencer Lee - a Hawkeye you can root for.   
    Kemmerer is one of the classiest guys out there. He’s been like that since I first met him as a freshman in HS. A true role model on the mat and in the classroom (picked Iowa over Harvard, among other options).
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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr got a reaction from TheOhioState in Least-Favorite Wrestler(s) Not On Your Team   
    Good call here, Med Man.
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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr got a reaction from TheOhioState in Least-Favorite Wrestler(s) Not On Your Team   
    Good call here, Med Man.
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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to BobbyGribbs in Least-Favorite Wrestler(s) Not On Your Team   
    I am leaning towards Hall. Watching him pound his chest after he won his first match at this years big ten...really you were supposed to win that one. Confidence is good, arrogance is stupid
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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to Medicine_Man in PSA   
    Prostate-specific antigen, or PSA.  Guys, if yer over 50, Get It Checked! And don't forget the palpation, very important.
    (sage advice from the Medicine_Man)

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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to Alexander_Delarge_655321 in Fearless warrior   
    100% truth. College libs and the media despise Christianity. 
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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to NJWC in Fearless warrior   
    For the libs who dominate college campuses, nothing is more offensive than Christianity.Muslims are to be revered.
    Try again.
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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to Medicine_Man in Who is Ronnie Rios at 125?   
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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to Kentucky_Mudflap in Excuses Excuses   
    Caballeros first let me thank you all what come up to Omars Last Resort for them sporting gals libations and talk about the worlds oldest and gratest sport gents you guys took me in when nobody wanted me now I got my own roofing and asbestos business and am the Voice of Wrestling thanks to you its the last place where boys can be boys and get out and party hearty and chase loose women and talk about the worlds oldest and gratest sport sure it cost a ton of money but Mudflaps got a few shekels to spend and why not if they woulda taken a blood test it woulda had a head on it fell flat on my face in the back trying to spit roast a sporting gal with one of the worlds gratest sportscasters in back and dint wake up till rite before wrestlebacks my head still hurts.
    Friends there warnt enough Iowa fans there to count hardly whats left of them gents is home posting up on that other bored making excuses I aint never seen a team perform worse except when Jimmy was around them last years but gents theys all saying they need a new facility and they dont got enough wrestlers on account of all the wrestlers is in OH and PA and Kale and Tommy Ryan is cheating but the Voice of Wrestlings gonna tell you thats bull**** tell me one of you guys says its rite and Ill call you a liar Gable dint have no fancy wrestling room and he became the gratest coach of the worlds oldest and gratest sport Jimmy did as good as Tommy now hes up at Oregon State picking **** with the chickens Tommys got to get rid of Star and get Perry in there and then get hisself a strenth and cond coach what can help out with technique and start recruiting and quit thumping on the good book and the story of Jesus tell you the truth gents I dont think Jesus gives a **** about wrestling and if he does hes shining on Tommy Ryan and Kale about rite now.
    Friends I been thinking about getting up a big crew and heading up to Nattys loading up the stabbin cabin and putting on our black and gold war colors and providing some support for them boys wearing the black and gold unlike them gents on the other bored what dont make the trips but spend there time running down the reel fans drop me a line friends need to get Medicine Man and Willyboy at that posters party up to Cleveland now thems some gents whats schooled up on the worlds oldest and gratest sport.
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    Doc_Hfuhruhurr reacted to Medicine_Man in Big Tens Ho Hombres   
    I seen Wallace, playin banjo over in Kircher Park, Northwest of the Breslin Events center...i will PM you my address, Flap, so you can send my five Benjamins.