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    Interesting books I've read in semi-recent times...

    Interesting books I've read in semi-recent times

    The Trouble With Being Born - Emil Cioran.
    A pessimistic book of aphorisms and contradictions on despair and the human condition. Upon initial...
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    It's the first competition report since Tokyo...

    It's the first competition report since Tokyo that was an actual competition report from him
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    2022 Pacific Mini Games/Oceania Weightlifting...

    2022 Pacific Mini Games/Oceania Weightlifting Championships - Saipan, NMI results. Comm games qualified athletes marked as "CG"

    Day 1

    Combined 45/49 session
    W45 won by Nicola LAGATAO (GUM),...
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    He doesn't have any pain associated with the lack...

    He doesn't have any pain associated with the lack of sensation, no lower limb pain or numbness. He just can't feel it. Dunno if that's what you meant.
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    This doesn't deserve it's own thread, but the...

    This doesn't deserve it's own thread, but the Pacific Mini Games will run from the 20th-23rd of June 2022. This will act as Oceania Senior Championships. It will be interesting to see what shape...
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    Sometimes I forget that I'm in a tiny little hole...

    Sometimes I forget that I'm in a tiny little hole in a tiny little corner of the internet, then I read something that makes me remember that.
    I forgot that Starting Strength existed and wondered...
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    It's been a while since we've had a technical...

    It's been a while since we've had a technical discussion on this forum, it's mostly been news and elite sport competition discussion. I'm looking to gather some thoughts, musings, anecdotes on this...
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    in the absence of a IWF youth worlds thread and...

    in the absence of a IWF youth worlds thread and reddit cancer

    clap emoji copypasta SHOULDER INTERNAL ROTATION clap emoji copypasta IS NOT clap emoji copypasta ELBOW REBEND clap emoji copypasta
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    My local WL friends and I are young (Youth-U23) -...

    My local WL friends and I are young (Youth-U23) - we all keep off WLreddit because it makes us mald. Not worth our energy.

    We're not "old school" (read: boomer), just not tolerant of bullshit if...
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    https://www.tas-cas.org/fileadmin/user_upload/CAS_...

    https://www.tas-cas.org/fileadmin/user_upload/CAS_ADD_Media_Release_ADD_41_42.pdf

    Lifetime ban for Tamas Ajan and Nicu Vlad. Seems odd to have singled them out when the web of lies went much...
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    It wasn't super public knowledge but I thought...

    It wasn't super public knowledge but I thought it'd be fun to throw the cat amongst the pigeons. Their advertising gives me the ick given the background knowledge.



    Bodyweight could be a...
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    News between when the forum was last up ...

    News between when the forum was last up

    https://iwf.sport/2022/03/02/public-disclosure-205/

    https://iwf.sport/2022/05/19/the-ita-imposes-two-year-sanctions-on-six-egyptian-weightlifters/
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    Coming back to this, the Commonwealth Games...

    Coming back to this, the Commonwealth Games qualification is all wrapped up. We could perhaps use this as the Comm Games thread if thread name changes are enabled? It's been a long time since I've...
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    I've not tried Weightlifting House's streaming...

    I've not tried Weightlifting House's streaming service as they've screwed over a few people in the industry, with those people being in lesser positions of power. They won't try the same with those...
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    Uh yeah, Urso is well connected. That's how he...

    Uh yeah, Urso is well connected. That's how he secured the funding for Italian weightlifting to turn it into what it is now. Aside from that he was also on the IWF Executive Board and was really the...
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    https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?ref=watch_per...

    https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?ref=watch_permalink&v=651029126100178

    The Singapore Weightlifting Federation is streaming the W49kg/55kg (combined session) event, pending any changes to...
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    I don't want most of them to come over. Some of...

    I don't want most of them to come over. Some of the redditors are interesting. Most of them need to learn how to use google.

    In contrast to erpel's boomer (yes ik not a boomer) complaint about...
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    I was barely born 20 years ago, I don't want to...

    I was barely born 20 years ago, I don't want to live through all of these world events
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    Are these retroactive tests or recent?

    Are these retroactive tests or recent?
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    Commonwealth Games Qualifications

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    Best wishes to forum member Hawkpeter and his athlete Jackson Roberts-Young attempting to qualify in the M109 slot for Australia this weekend.
  21. I agree with this. I have wondered (as many...

    I agree with this. I have wondered (as many others have) whether they peaked too soon/poor long term athlete development and their careers will fizzle out in comparison to the hype around them as...
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    It's rather amusing that, by winning the 2021...

    It's rather amusing that, by winning the 2021 Commonwealth Championships in Tashkent, KINGSLEY Stella Peter (NGR) prevented DALAHEBERA Jhilli (IND) from taking a guaranteed Commonwealth Games...
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    I never got around to replying to this thread...

    I never got around to replying to this thread properly.


    Sometimes maybe good, sometimes maybe shit. Didn't die from COVID-19, touch wood. Found out about my disability(ies?) and that's been a...
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    numbers are facts, you're nitpicking and biased i...

    numbers are facts, you're nitpicking and biased i win bye bye
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    That's not terrible. Well, by not terrible, I...

    That's not terrible. Well, by not terrible, I mean terrible but not as bad as it could have been.
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