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Fight Club - ?

I’m seeing advertising for an app/ exercise app for kids, family, mom, dad to put on boxing gloves and fight, for Christmas? In the same marketing strategy as peloton. For exercise. Seriously? MMA? Joe degradations Rogan and Octogan?
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  • ConorKavanaghConorKavanagh The CottagePosts: 954
    I will fight you if you want? Winner gets the loser's Pearl Jam collection?
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  • Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 26,135
    I will fight you if you want? Winner gets the loser's Pearl Jam collection?
    Meet me?
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    Probably a good bit better for the well-being of a family than talking politics!
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  • dankinddankind I am not your foot. Posts: 16,325
    We used to put on boxing gloves and beat the shit out of each other in our front yards growing up. 

    We’d have tournaments. Neighbors would place wages. 

    Nobody thought it was strange. It was just kids playing. 
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  • jerparker20jerparker20 St. Paul, MNPosts: 1,999
    dankind said:
    We used to put on boxing gloves and beat the shit out of each other in our front yards growing up. 

    We’d have tournaments. Neighbors would place wages. 

    Nobody thought it was strange. It was just kids playing. 
    We did the same thing.

    One of the neighborhood kids had a couple pairs of 16oz gloves. All the kids (the who weren’t pansies of course) would meet up after school at someone’s house and beat the shit out of each other. Round robins, last man standing, and grudge matches. Those would often just end up being straight up fist fights.

    Growing up tin a small, rural town in a neighborhood with a lot of boys, no one thought twice about. Hell, some of the parents encouraged it. Wouldn’t fly today. Different times.


  • dankinddankind I am not your foot. Posts: 16,325
    dankind said:
    We used to put on boxing gloves and beat the shit out of each other in our front yards growing up. 

    We’d have tournaments. Neighbors would place wages. 

    Nobody thought it was strange. It was just kids playing. 
    We did the same thing.

    One of the neighborhood kids had a couple pairs of 16oz gloves. All the kids (the who weren’t pansies of course) would meet up after school at someone’s house and beat the shit out of each other. Round robins, last man standing, and grudge matches. Those would often just end up being straight up fist fights.

    Growing up tin a small, rural town in a neighborhood with a lot of boys, no one thought twice about. Hell, some of the parents encouraged it. Wouldn’t fly today. Different times.


    @jerparker20 vs. @dankind charity match?


    I SAW PEARL JAM
  • HughFreakingDillonHughFreakingDillon I'm from Winnipeg, you idiot! (Chris Jericho)Posts: 23,843
    me and my friends were big into WWF as kids. we'd hold wrestling cards on our front lawns. we learned pretty quickly why the ring seemed so bouncy. a suplex on the bare earth hurts like a bitch, even as a kid. 
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  • HughFreakingDillonHughFreakingDillon I'm from Winnipeg, you idiot! (Chris Jericho)Posts: 23,843
    I’m seeing advertising for an app/ exercise app for kids, family, mom, dad to put on boxing gloves and fight, for Christmas? In the same marketing strategy as peloton. For exercise. Seriously? MMA? Joe degradations Rogan and Octogan?
    joe rogan's officially made it. LOL. he has a nickname. 
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  • F Me In The BrainF Me In The Brain this knows everybody from other commetsPosts: 21,423
    dankind said:
    We used to put on boxing gloves and beat the shit out of each other in our front yards growing up. 

    We’d have tournaments. Neighbors would place wages. 

    Nobody thought it was strange. It was just kids playing. 
    We did the same thing.

    One of the neighborhood kids had a couple pairs of 16oz gloves. All the kids (the who weren’t pansies of course) would meet up after school at someone’s house and beat the shit out of each other. Round robins, last man standing, and grudge matches. Those would often just end up being straight up fist fights.

    Growing up tin a small, rural town in a neighborhood with a lot of boys, no one thought twice about. Hell, some of the parents encouraged it. Wouldn’t fly today. Different times.



    Grew up in a rural town as well and we did punch each other around, although never with mini-boxing matches or gloves.
    Would have been interesting.  As one of the smaller kids this would have surely been painful to me, but I was always one of the first kids to toe the line when there was some idiotic contest of toughness.  Sure I would have taken some beatings from the older kids.  Our next door neighbor beat my ass a few times a year without this.  Eh.  Part of being a hammerhead of a young man.  If I didn't fight him back I am sure he would have done it every week. 
    (I was glad when that jackass moved, though -- he was three years older and far bigger, and was a bully in the traditional sense of the word, not the modern kind who picks on people.  Would not have wanted to fight him a few times a year when he was 17 and I was 14.  It was getting out of control.)
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  • hedonisthedonist standing on the edge of foreverPosts: 22,320
    edited November 18
    Did you grow up with my husband, F Me?  He too was a scrawny kid. In his Ohio suburban neighborhood there was a big (literally) bully who had his physical takes at many kids including my younger husband. One day the asshole was doing his thing, and my guy just turned around and punched the FUCK out of him.

    Never touched him again, especially when everyone laughed  ;)
  • F Me In The BrainF Me In The Brain this knows everybody from other commetsPosts: 21,423
    hedonist said:
    Did you grow up with my husband, F Me?  He too was a scrawny kid. In his Ohio suburban neighborhood there was a big (literally) bully who had his physical takes at many kids including my younger husband. One day the asshole was doing his thing, and my guy just turned around and punched the FUCK out of him.

    Never touched him again, especially when everyone laughed  ;)

    I think that was just rural America at that time.  I punched Dennis a number of times, but there was not much I did but earn his respect.  A little blood wasn't going to back this dude down - he took beatings from kids at the high school and kept at them too.
    Was not quite Corey Feldman from Stand By Me but his dad was a drunk who beat him harder than any kid was likely to.  I did hang out with him at times, but was always wary of when it came to be my turn to face his wrath. 
    Oh well!
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  • brianluxbrianlux Moving through All Kinds of Terrain.Posts: 32,814
    Boxing gloves?  Wooses!  My sibling and I never wore boxing gloves! 
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  • jerparker20jerparker20 St. Paul, MNPosts: 1,999
    dankind said:
    dankind said:
    We used to put on boxing gloves and beat the shit out of each other in our front yards growing up. 

    We’d have tournaments. Neighbors would place wages. 

    Nobody thought it was strange. It was just kids playing. 
    We did the same thing.

    One of the neighborhood kids had a couple pairs of 16oz gloves. All the kids (the who weren’t pansies of course) would meet up after school at someone’s house and beat the shit out of each other. Round robins, last man standing, and grudge matches. Those would often just end up being straight up fist fights.

    Growing up tin a small, rural town in a neighborhood with a lot of boys, no one thought twice about. Hell, some of the parents encouraged it. Wouldn’t fly today. Different times.


    @jerparker20 vs. @dankind charity match?


    Gloves or fists?
  • dankinddankind I am not your foot. Posts: 16,325
    edited November 18
    dankind said:
    dankind said:
    We used to put on boxing gloves and beat the shit out of each other in our front yards growing up. 

    We’d have tournaments. Neighbors would place wages. 

    Nobody thought it was strange. It was just kids playing. 
    We did the same thing.

    One of the neighborhood kids had a couple pairs of 16oz gloves. All the kids (the who weren’t pansies of course) would meet up after school at someone’s house and beat the shit out of each other. Round robins, last man standing, and grudge matches. Those would often just end up being straight up fist fights.

    Growing up tin a small, rural town in a neighborhood with a lot of boys, no one thought twice about. Hell, some of the parents encouraged it. Wouldn’t fly today. Different times.


    @jerparker20 vs. @dankind charity match?


    Gloves or fists?
    Duct tape and bits of broken glass, maybe some thumb tacks?

    The people aren't as civilized as they once were.

    And the Human Fund needs our blood, sweat and tears. :lol:


    Post edited by dankind on
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  • Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 26,135
    Just a matter of time when some husband gets whooped by his wife in front of the kids or a brother gets whooped by his sister when the parents aren’t home that they go for the gun on the nightstand and salve their wounded pride. ‘Murica.

    Anyone play cigarettes? Where, usually an older kid would pin you down by sitting on your stomach, your arms pinned by their knees and they rap on your chest with a pointy knuckle until you could name 10-15-20 different brands of cigarettes. I was up to 30 or so before I figured I had to outrun them.

    I also was held by my legs and forced to walk on my hands until my arms gave out and I face planted. This was particularly a challenge when there were mud puddles about. That stuff was fine but if we ever squared up to fist fight or fight for real, all the parents came out of their houses and everyone got grounded. Fighting was only for serious breaches like stealing, stepping in on someone’s girl or offending or picking on their sister.
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  • F Me In The BrainF Me In The Brain this knows everybody from other commetsPosts: 21,423
    Just a matter of time when some husband gets whooped by his wife in front of the kids or a brother gets whooped by his sister when the parents aren’t home that they go for the gun on the nightstand and salve their wounded pride. ‘Murica.

    Anyone play cigarettes? Where, usually an older kid would pin you down by sitting on your stomach, your arms pinned by their knees and they rap on your chest with a pointy knuckle until you could name 10-15-20 different brands of cigarettes. I was up to 30 or so before I figured I had to outrun them.

    I also was held by my legs and forced to walk on my hands until my arms gave out and I face planted. This was particularly a challenge when there were mud puddles about. That stuff was fine but if we ever squared up to fist fight or fight for real, all the parents came out of their houses and everyone got grounded. Fighting was only for serious breaches like stealing, stepping in on someone’s girl or offending or picking on their sister.
    That sounds more logical. We fought over everything.  (Or, nothing....)

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  • jerparker20jerparker20 St. Paul, MNPosts: 1,999
    edited November 19
    dankind said:
    dankind said:
    dankind said:
    We used to put on boxing gloves and beat the shit out of each other in our front yards growing up. 

    We’d have tournaments. Neighbors would place wages. 

    Nobody thought it was strange. It was just kids playing. 
    We did the same thing.

    One of the neighborhood kids had a couple pairs of 16oz gloves. All the kids (the who weren’t pansies of course) would meet up after school at someone’s house and beat the shit out of each other. Round robins, last man standing, and grudge matches. Those would often just end up being straight up fist fights.

    Growing up tin a small, rural town in a neighborhood with a lot of boys, no one thought twice about. Hell, some of the parents encouraged it. Wouldn’t fly today. Different times.


    @jerparker20 vs. @dankind charity match?


    Gloves or fists?
    Duct tape and bits of broken glass, maybe some thumb tacks?

    The people aren't as civilized as they once were.

    And the Human Fund needs our blood, sweat and tears. :lol:


    I like your style. I’d be down for duct tape and crushed glass. Now will this throw down occur in a ring of fire, a large pit in the ground, steel cage, or a trailer park in the Florida panhandle?
    Post edited by jerparker20 on
  • Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 26,135
    Just a matter of time when some husband gets whooped by his wife in front of the kids or a brother gets whooped by his sister when the parents aren’t home that they go for the gun on the nightstand and salve their wounded pride. ‘Murica.

    Anyone play cigarettes? Where, usually an older kid would pin you down by sitting on your stomach, your arms pinned by their knees and they rap on your chest with a pointy knuckle until you could name 10-15-20 different brands of cigarettes. I was up to 30 or so before I figured I had to outrun them.

    I also was held by my legs and forced to walk on my hands until my arms gave out and I face planted. This was particularly a challenge when there were mud puddles about. That stuff was fine but if we ever squared up to fist fight or fight for real, all the parents came out of their houses and everyone got grounded. Fighting was only for serious breaches like stealing, stepping in on someone’s girl or offending or picking on their sister.
    That sounds more logical. We fought over everything.  (Or, nothing....)

    Maybe because the Vietnam War had been raging and some kids from the neighborhood didn’t come back and some that did weren’t right after they returned. Or maybe because my parents were members of SDS, were anti-war protest organizers and had FBI files?
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  • dankinddankind I am not your foot. Posts: 16,325
    dankind said:
    dankind said:
    dankind said:
    We used to put on boxing gloves and beat the shit out of each other in our front yards growing up. 

    We’d have tournaments. Neighbors would place wages. 

    Nobody thought it was strange. It was just kids playing. 
    We did the same thing.

    One of the neighborhood kids had a couple pairs of 16oz gloves. All the kids (the who weren’t pansies of course) would meet up after school at someone’s house and beat the shit out of each other. Round robins, last man standing, and grudge matches. Those would often just end up being straight up fist fights.

    Growing up tin a small, rural town in a neighborhood with a lot of boys, no one thought twice about. Hell, some of the parents encouraged it. Wouldn’t fly today. Different times.


    @jerparker20 vs. @dankind charity match?


    Gloves or fists?
    Duct tape and bits of broken glass, maybe some thumb tacks?

    The people aren't as civilized as they once were.

    And the Human Fund needs our blood, sweat and tears. :lol:


    I like your style. I’d be down for duct tape and crushed glass. Now will this throw down occur in a ring of fire, a large pit in the ground, steel cage, or a trailer park in the Florida panhandle?

    I SAW PEARL JAM
  • F Me In The BrainF Me In The Brain this knows everybody from other commetsPosts: 21,423
    Just a matter of time when some husband gets whooped by his wife in front of the kids or a brother gets whooped by his sister when the parents aren’t home that they go for the gun on the nightstand and salve their wounded pride. ‘Murica.

    Anyone play cigarettes? Where, usually an older kid would pin you down by sitting on your stomach, your arms pinned by their knees and they rap on your chest with a pointy knuckle until you could name 10-15-20 different brands of cigarettes. I was up to 30 or so before I figured I had to outrun them.

    I also was held by my legs and forced to walk on my hands until my arms gave out and I face planted. This was particularly a challenge when there were mud puddles about. That stuff was fine but if we ever squared up to fist fight or fight for real, all the parents came out of their houses and everyone got grounded. Fighting was only for serious breaches like stealing, stepping in on someone’s girl or offending or picking on their sister.
    That sounds more logical. We fought over everything.  (Or, nothing....)

    Maybe because the Vietnam War had been raging and some kids from the neighborhood didn’t come back and some that did weren’t right after they returned. Or maybe because my parents were members of SDS, were anti-war protest organizers and had FBI files?
    Could be any of those things.
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  • tempo_n_groovetempo_n_groove Posts: 24,793
    We did boxing gloves for a while.

    We would usually duke it out over sports though.  Made you try just a little bit harder to beat that person.

    As for Fight Club?  Why not?  Nothing wrong w someone knowing how to defend themselves.
  • F Me In The BrainF Me In The Brain this knows everybody from other commetsPosts: 21,423
    Agree that fights were around yard football, baseball, or basketball games probably a very high percentage of time.  Too easy to get carried away.
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  • dankinddankind I am not your foot. Posts: 16,325
    Agree that fights were around yard football, baseball, or basketball games probably a very high percentage of time.  Too easy to get carried away.
    Because I was safe, MOTHERFUCKER!!!!!
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  • F Me In The BrainF Me In The Brain this knows everybody from other commetsPosts: 21,423
    dankind said:
    Agree that fights were around yard football, baseball, or basketball games probably a very high percentage of time.  Too easy to get carried away.
    Because I was safe, MOTHERFUCKER!!!!!
    Haha.  In basketball games it was always about foul calls/non calls.  Those could get ugly....
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  • dankinddankind I am not your foot. Posts: 16,325
    dankind said:
    Agree that fights were around yard football, baseball, or basketball games probably a very high percentage of time.  Too easy to get carried away.
    Because I was safe, MOTHERFUCKER!!!!!
    Haha.  In basketball games it was always about foul calls/non calls.  Those could get ugly....
    We played strictly blacktop. Fouling was not a thing unless you decked somebody or flagrantly grabbed them or shoved them to the ground.

    So when I made the freshman team in high school is when I finally learned that I was not technically a very good baller despite having ruled the blacktop for a good five years prior.

    I did not try out for JV next season. That shit was too strict and frankly boring vs. the blacktop.

    Funny thing is that I did get recruited to play for my college's freshman basketball team because my college's athletics department (save for baseball and soccer; you know, white kid stuff) was awful.
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  • tempo_n_groovetempo_n_groove Posts: 24,793
    dankind said:
    dankind said:
    Agree that fights were around yard football, baseball, or basketball games probably a very high percentage of time.  Too easy to get carried away.
    Because I was safe, MOTHERFUCKER!!!!!
    Haha.  In basketball games it was always about foul calls/non calls.  Those could get ugly....
    We played strictly blacktop. Fouling was not a thing unless you decked somebody or flagrantly grabbed them or shoved them to the ground.

    So when I made the freshman team in high school is when I finally learned that I was not technically a very good baller despite having ruled the blacktop for a good five years prior.

    I did not try out for JV next season. That shit was too strict and frankly boring vs. the blacktop.

    Funny thing is that I did get recruited to play for my college's freshman basketball team because my college's athletics department (save for baseball and soccer; you know, white kid stuff) was awful.
    We called it "animal Ball", lol!  We couldn't play unless there was contact.

    Had a buddy that the harder he was hit, the sicker his shot selection was that would go in.  He couldn't score unless there was a mugging.
  • cincybearcatcincybearcat Posts: 14,509
    You would all not be allowed into the said club
    hippiemom = goodness
  • HughFreakingDillonHughFreakingDillon I'm from Winnipeg, you idiot! (Chris Jericho)Posts: 23,843
    You would all not be allowed into the said club
    why not? i can make a mean bar of soap. 
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