Re: Swimming: So Dangerous!

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"Don't worry, Mother Ogged. Those grandkids are all but assured. What? No, these photos are for aspirational purposes."


Posted by: TJ | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 2:44 PM
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In other sporting news, Ogged, Hope Solo isn't a team player.


Posted by: TJ | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 2:50 PM
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In better days, a nice Persian boy could be as gay as he wanted to and still give his mom grandchildren. But no, in these United States we have "identities" and "wait for the right person" and "ask ourselves who we really are" and "work on our relationship with our mother" .
My guess is that a few well-placed stonings and beheadings would straighten this country out and motivate Ogged to get himself married off.

/Mom


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 2:51 PM
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Nice photo (nudge nudge, wink wink).


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 2:54 PM
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So pictures of a guy in a swimming suit reliably set off gay panic in the commentariat. Noted.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 2:54 PM
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And in the crucial mom demographic.


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 2:55 PM
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Actually, I had a swimming question, too.


Posted by: TJ | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 2:57 PM
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I think the hip snapping is hurting my lower back, so I'm attenuating that quite a bit. When exactly am I supposed to the hip snapping again? What muscles should be sore after a workout, given that I don't know any stroke but front crawl?


Posted by: TJ | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:05 PM
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When your recovering hand is at your head, your other hand is extended. Then, snap your top hip down and start your catch.


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:08 PM
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I am oddly impressed by the flexibility of the shoulders in the top pic.


Posted by: Cala | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:09 PM
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Cala:

That is actually really easy and not that impressive.


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:11 PM
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What? A lot of people can't do that, Willard.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:13 PM
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So, my left arm is extended, my right arm is bent, with my elbow up out of the water and my right hip is up a bit. At that point, I snap my right hip down and begin the pull with my left arm?


Posted by: TJ | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:14 PM
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13: At what point does the hokey pokey come into this?


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:15 PM
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14: When you turn yourself around.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:16 PM
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I have such an ineffectual kick, you could imagine I'm putting them in and shaking them all about.

So, all the time.


Posted by: TJ | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:16 PM
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Yes TJ.

Ogged, virtually anyone can do that. It doesnt even come close to approaching Jackmormon standards of flexibility. Phelps is an amazing physical beast, but that streamline isnt proof of it.


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:16 PM
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OK, swimming it is, not Ogged-baiting. Thanks a lot, TJ. [Expires].


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:18 PM
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I'm that flexible, but I have very loose shoulders and almost no muscle mass there. I thought most guys had tighter shoulder joints. (This was fun when I took martial arts. Joint lock that, bitch.)


Posted by: Cala | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:18 PM
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Ogged, virtually anyone can do that.

This just isn't true. People of unfogged, please replicate the arm position in the first photo and tell me how many of you can get your shoulders and biceps close enough together that your head won't fit through the space between them.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:18 PM
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I can do that arm position. I don't do it while swimming, yet, but I can do it.


Posted by: TJ | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:20 PM
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Jesus, Ogged, I'm 60 and have bum shoulders.


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:21 PM
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20: I can, and I don't think of myself as flexible.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:21 PM
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I can. I just tested and looked in the bathroom mirror.


Posted by: Cala | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:21 PM
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Granted, I've been streamlining like that for a long time. But, I'm not very flexible and I can do it, so I assume that virtually anyone else too.


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:23 PM
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All the boys are avoiding this thread so that they don't catch the gay. Come on, inflexible honkies, I'm counting on you.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:24 PM
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But you might well be right, Will, it's just that the couple of friends I've talked about this with couldn't do it. Couldn't really come close.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:25 PM
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Not much flexibility, and used to swim, but have no problem streamlining that tight. Really, ogged, tight streamlines are the absolute easiest way to swim faster.


Posted by: Jake | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:26 PM
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I have loosey goosey shoulders, so I'm all about the streamline. I just thought other people were less flexible, but maybe my sample of two was of two weirdos.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:28 PM
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I can't get quite that tight. I can get it so I can't get my head through, but his elbows are about 1-2" closer together than I can get mine.


Posted by: CJB | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:29 PM
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Jake is correct. A good pushoff is the lazy man's best friend.

Jake, are you coming to DC Unfogged so we can race ogged in the pool?


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:30 PM
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Now, I can see it being tough to do that while actually swimming, but I'm a sloppy, ugly swimmer. The kids are enjoying their lessons so much that I'm starting to feel like I should take a class or two as well -- Sally's going to be faster than I am pretty soon now, and that can't happen.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:32 PM
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I can do that hand position, and I am suspicious of anyone who can't. I'm not even sure how one couldn't do that.


Posted by: SomeCallMeTim | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:32 PM
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The kids are enjoying their lessons so much that I'm starting to feel like I should take a class or two as well -- Sally's going to be faster than I am pretty soon now, and that can't happen.

Oh, it surely can. I was looking at the goal 100 times for children at various aquatic clubs. Before 12 they're supposed to be faster than I am. Oi. I should go take a class.


Posted by: TJ | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:34 PM
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That was kind of my reaction. Someone with freakishly wide shoulders and a little head, maybe?


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:34 PM
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Free swimming lessons at UnfoggedDC.


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:35 PM
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Where's the pool?


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:36 PM
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Someone with freakishly wide shoulders and a little head, maybe?

No, some people can't extend their arm straight up such that it touches their face.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:36 PM
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Someone with freakishly wide shoulders and a little head, maybe?

That jibes with my mental impression of ogged, so maybe it is a feat of flexibility for him.


Posted by: SomeCallMeTim | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:37 PM
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some people can't extend their arm straight up such that it touches their face.

Amputees.


Posted by: TJ | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:37 PM
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Where's the pool?

Apparently, fairly close (10 mins?)


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:38 PM
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38: You hit two weirdos, ogged. Some people, maybe, but not many people.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:39 PM
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Dammit, I need new, more broadly representative, friends.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:39 PM
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I'd try it tomorrow (nations triathlon w00t) but i don't think I'll have the advantage of ever needing to streamline. I'm incredibly inflexible but I was able to not get my head through my arms. So your friends are losers ogged.


Posted by: tweedledopey | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:45 PM
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I can do it sitting at my desk, though probably not in a pool.


Posted by: sam k | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:48 PM
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Cool, tweedles, I'm triathlonning tomorrow too. Mine's offroad, with kayaking instead of swimming, because I don't swim good.


Posted by: sam k | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:49 PM
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Ok, Will is right, I'm wrong. "I hate you all" doesn't do justice to the depth of my feeling.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:49 PM
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46 is the kind of triathlon I need. I don't swim worth a damn.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:50 PM
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Your streamline just doesn't feel special anymore?


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:50 PM
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Jake, are you coming to DC Unfogged so we can race ogged in the pool?

Now that is actually tempting. Huh.


Posted by: Jake | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:51 PM
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48: I prefer offroad racing, actually, but I don't run across too many kayak triathlons, so I plan to break down and learn how to swim over the winter.


Posted by: sam k | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:53 PM
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Good luck tweedledopey and Sam K.

Tweedledopey: Are you going to do Great Acorn?


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:54 PM
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Yeah, good luck, guys.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 3:57 PM
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Ogged's inflexible friend is Tank Macnamara, who is also gay.


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:00 PM
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Which pool are you talking about, Will?


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:02 PM
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Come on, inflexible honkies, I'm counting on you.

Sorry, dude. Easy. But I'm sure there must be something that makes you special.


Posted by: Jesus McQueen | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:02 PM
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I can't do it, but my neck's all fucked up.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:03 PM
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tell me how many of you can get your shoulders and biceps close enough together that your head won't fit through the space between them

<raises hand(s)>

And if I'm not an inflexible honkey, I don't know who is.


Posted by: slolernr | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:06 PM
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Now you people are just piling on.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:08 PM
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Didn't we discover in an earlier episode that ogged has an uncommonly small head?


Posted by: neil | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:11 PM
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I confess, I don't do it when I swim breaststroke. But that's because I'm ignorant and lazy, not because I'm inflexible and honkified.


Posted by: slolernr | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:11 PM
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Now you people are just piling on.

You're flexible, honey. You can take it.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:11 PM
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I can do it. If it makes you feel better: (1) I have abnormally small shoulders given my giant head; (2) it's not comfortable & I wouldn't do it as part of a swimming stroke. But it's not like I actually know the proper way to do any of the strokes.


Posted by: Katherine | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:15 PM
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Worst Thread Ever.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:21 PM
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It's barely threading water.

Don't thread on me!

There, now it's even worse.


Posted by: eb | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:23 PM
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Could we possibly have reached the end of our rope with the swimming posts, d'you think?


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:26 PM
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Don't make it a challenge for him. We'll have nothing but swimming for the next week.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:27 PM
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Say, I can do that thing, too!


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:31 PM
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You could at least mix up the swimming a little bit.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:32 PM
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69: That pesky passing out and drowning thing is sort of a downer, though.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:36 PM
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Pfft, whatEVER. Live a little!


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:37 PM
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Here are the new fins that Navy Seals will be using.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:40 PM
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That thing's neat. I want one!


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:43 PM
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Anything that helps America's finest do their job better is OK by me!!

That comment alone makes me hate the fin.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:46 PM
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I wonder what Brock is up to right now.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:51 PM
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So do I. He hasn't checked in with us yet, eh?


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:54 PM
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Me too. Betcha he has a bunch of tests in his immediate future.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:55 PM
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Indeed.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:57 PM
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I would think backing way the hell off is the right thing to do. Presumably he's got a certain amount of time to wait for results, and I can think of few things less fun than being hassled about possible major health issues while waiting to find out if they're real.

When the tests come back and he's fine, I'm sure he'll bring it up proactively by calling us a bunch of hypochondriac nitwits.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 4:58 PM
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LB is right. Let's talk about President Tyler's sex life instead.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:00 PM
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Anything that helps America's finnest do their job better is OK by me!!

I'll happy to back off, but if he gets a colonoscopy he better post those pictures.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:01 PM
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Beauty contest, Brock v. Labs? I'll make popcorn. Who's up for photoshopping Apo into Brock's colon?


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:04 PM
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57: You can sue Ogged; he baited you into it.


Posted by: froz gobo | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:04 PM
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82: Why would you need photoshop for that?


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:05 PM
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82: ratemycolonoscopy.com is available.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:15 PM
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84: Zing!


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:21 PM
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85: does that mean ratemycolon.com is taken?


Posted by: TJ | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:28 PM
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ratemyrectum.com


Posted by: TJ | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:28 PM
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People of unfogged, please replicate the arm position in the first photo and tell me how many of you can get your shoulders and biceps close enough together that your head won't fit through the space between them.

Fuck, ogged, I can do that.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:39 PM
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Come on, inflexible honkies, I'm counting on you.

No way can I do that. And I'm not particularly inflexible. I do a fair amount of weightlifting though. The denizens of Unfogged are probably all atrophied or something.


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90 was me.


Posted by: gswift | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:42 PM
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I do a fair amount of weightlifting though

Ditto my friend who couldn't do it.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:43 PM
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90, 91: Don't you live in Utah? That's like extra-honkified. No one can do it in Utah. I bet you could do it in another state.


Posted by: SomeCallMeTim | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:44 PM
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I'm sure we've got our share of twig boys out in Utah who could pull it off.


Posted by: gswift | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:46 PM
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Right. Jumping way back to the original picture in the original post,

THAT's how you're supposed to begin a breaststroke? Oh my. I must think.

Well, when I get a high-speed interblet connection and watch these swimming videos, I expect I'll fall out of my chair. Stars in my eyes.


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:46 PM
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interblet

Internet.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:48 PM
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94: You say "twig," your wife says "lithe."


Posted by: SomeCallMeTim | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:48 PM
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I keep misreading "twig" as "twink" and thinking "I just bet you do, gswift."


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:50 PM
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People of unfogged, please replicate the arm position in the first photo and tell me how many of you can get your shoulders and biceps close enough together that your head won't fit through the space between them.

I can do it, but it kinda hurts. I've been inadvertantly working out my arms and shoulders these last few weeks, which might have something to do with the stiffness.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:53 PM
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inadvertantly working out

Hey, lookit me! I accidentally got hot!


Posted by: slolernr | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:54 PM
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Like I said, Tank McNamara.


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 5:58 PM
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Note to self: Break Timbot over knee like kindling.


Posted by: gswift | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:00 PM
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Seriously though, are any of you guys who can do this doing much bench press or anything? I'm hardly bodybuilder huge, but I don't think I'm even close to getting my arms that close together.


Posted by: gswift | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:03 PM
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100, 101.---Only my right arm, unfortunately.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:04 PM
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Ya should stretch more, swift. Phelps is a pretty muscular dude.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:04 PM
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Maybe I'm misunderstanding the geometry here -- if your arms are bigger, shouldn't it be easier to get them close enough together that your head doesn't fit inbetween?


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:04 PM
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I can still make the obvious joke out of 104, even though Jackmormon's female, right?


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:05 PM
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106: he can't get his forearms that close together, is what I'm assuming is happening. Shoulders are the issue, not arms.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:06 PM
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107: Wouldn't the joke would still be applicable?


Posted by: SomeCallMeTim | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:07 PM
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That's what I'm thinking, Tim.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:07 PM
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Now you just need to make it funny, Sifu.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:09 PM
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Ya should stretch more, swift. Phelps is a pretty muscular dude.

Phelps is 6'4, and doesn't even break 200 lbs. That's not very big.


Posted by: gswift | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:11 PM
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It seems pretty obvious that building muscle mass on the shoulders without working on flexibility at the same time would result in the dreaded ... inability to press your arms up against your face.

Which is actually not a good thing, ultimately. In terms of flexibility. As you age. Except Ogged's just thinking about swimming.

What's the question, then? The atrophied academics can mostly do it because they have no muscles. This is not good either.

Ha!


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:13 PM
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111: I have no such expectations for myself. Jokes are meant to be wry, thought-provoking, and ultimately bleak.

112: still and all. Watch e.g. some of the fights from the last UFC and you will see people with their shoulders in positions quite similar to that one. Replacing the pool with a guy attempting a chokehold, obviously.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:14 PM
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114(b): once again proving that if things were very different, they wouldn't be the same.


Posted by: TJ | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:15 PM
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Let's reconcile this by saying that if you lift but don't work seriously on flexibility, you'll lose it, but if you're a shlub, your flexibility is in less danger.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:17 PM
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Watch e.g. some of the fights from the last UFC and you will see people with their shoulders in positions quite similar to that one. Replacing the pool with a guy attempting a chokehold, obviously.

Probably a bit easier to get there when someone is pulling like hell on your arms.


Posted by: gswift | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:18 PM
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Will someone send em an e-mail if Brock reappears? I just read through the massive discussion of my e-mail to him. I didn't know that I was wreaking that kind of havoc. I feel a little bit bad to have cause him marital discord, but I don't regret sending the e-mail if I was able to help him get in to see a doctor.

Now, I'm kind of worried.


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:20 PM
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Honey, a close reading of the thread will reveal that Brock didn't need any help at all with wreaking the marital havoc. But I'll email you if he shows up.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:22 PM
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Am I gay for linking to this?


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:23 PM
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Not for the linking, no.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:24 PM
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Hrm. It shows heterosexual harassment, so I'd think not.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:24 PM
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NPH: Is this a permanent namechange, or did you get stuck in an offbrand version of presidentiality? And if the former, is there any reason not to enlighten anyone who missed the transition as to who the heck you are?


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:26 PM
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119: Yeah, I can see that. I mean that I'm kind of worried about his health, since he hasn't popped back in to say, "here's what was wrong."


Posted by: Bostoniangirl | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:28 PM
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NPH might be a little politic and cautious for that.


Posted by: eb | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:28 PM
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Yeah, who the heck is that?


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:30 PM
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Phelps has an Olympic Rings tattoo in his fragrant zone? That just seems a little...redundant.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:30 PM
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So I can make fun of them for changing handles, you see. A simple pleasure, but I treasure it.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:30 PM
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Oh, duh, just figured it out.

No! Androgynous handles are better!


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:31 PM
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A lot of the Olympic swimmers have them, but usually on their shoulders. I wonder if he didn't do it in a typically visible place because of his image and endorsements.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:31 PM
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123: It's intended to be permanent. I decided I'm uncomfortable with being as open about identifying information as I have been. I assume it's pretty obvious who I am, but if anyone's wondering, I'm the westernmost (AFAIK) U.S. commenter and have previously used a first name and initial. Apologies for any confusion--my brain was not working too well this morning.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:32 PM
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124: I think he's probably in for a week or so wait for tests to come back, during which time backing off would be the best plan all around. Of course, if it turns out the problem was all the lightbulbs he'd inserted rectally and forgotten about, it'll be resolved already and he should be showing up shortly slapping himself on the forehead and saying "Silly me, to think I worried you guys with that!" But other than that, I'd wait till he brings it up.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:32 PM
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129: ?? NPH went from masculine to masculine. No androgynousness at all.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:34 PM
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I hate those people who hear "where the light doesn't shine" and consider that a challenge.


Posted by: Nathan Williams | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:35 PM
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Or at least, man, fiber optics or something.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:36 PM
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Actually, Brock is probably getting the crap beaten out of him by his wife right now, but LB is right about backing off.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:36 PM
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Not being prince Hamlet is an identity available to both men and women.


Posted by: eb | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:37 PM
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131: okay, now I'm totally confused. Is it a really common first name, and a last initial homophonic with the masculine definite article in Spanish?


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:37 PM
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Not if you check the associated email address. (NPH -- real, or comedy?)


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:38 PM
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137: Philistine.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:38 PM
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Si.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:38 PM
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139 to 137, and yes to 138.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:39 PM
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139: Real, just for the hell of it (and because I really should have one address that doesn't have my name in it).


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:40 PM
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Excellent. So your cover's now fully blown.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:41 PM
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I didn't notice that the e-mail had a real domain and assumed it was a joke like when people put the .gov addresses in the presidentialish signatures.


Posted by: eb | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:41 PM
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144: I don't care if regulars here know who I am, but it was a little too easy for the rest of the world.


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 6:45 PM
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Here are the new fins that Navy Seals will be using.

The best man in my wedding trains these guys in swimming now.


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 7:21 PM
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Ogged, i thought you would be more brown than that.

Also, i can put my arms up so my head can't fit through (well i can force it through, but it makes my arms bend.)
I'm pretty sure before i started lifting, my amrs would have been skinnier enough that my head woulda fit through.


Posted by: yoyo | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 7:22 PM
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What's with this "back off of Brock" sissy crap? You all have gotten soft.

Also, a tattoo of the Olympic rings near your cock really should be the ultimate self-cockblocking. If only the world were more just.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 7:32 PM
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So that tattoo would be a dealbreaker, eh?


Posted by: Nathan Williams | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 8:28 PM
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Scrawniness, and a big head, have their privileges.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 8:30 PM
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Okay, will. I went swimming after work and discovered I've been snapping my hips 180 degrees out of phase with what I should have been.

Damn it.


Posted by: TJ | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 8:54 PM
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90 degrees, rather. Lagging the pull.


Posted by: TJ | Link to this comment | 09-28-07 8:59 PM
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