Third-Degree White Belt
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"But, what if we're attacked in the press?"
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"My hands—as you can see—are tiny and made of porcelain, so let's be careful."
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Karate Class Clown
Tai Chi vs. Chai Tea
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"Now, suppose some guy comes at you balanced between two blocks."
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"Is this something that could hold till Monday, Chris?"
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"How long will it be before I feel that I own the night?"
"I did seize the day. But then it seized me right back and used some kind of jujitsu move to flip me on my ass."
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"Full disclosure—I really need this hug."
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"I'm going to go home, turn on a kung-fu movie, and get my life in order."
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Black belts in the ancient art of avoidance
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"Well, I guess that settles that."
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"Once again, mere fists and blunt instruments prove no match for one so adept at the marsupial arts."
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"So, It's kick-boxing now, is it, Debbie?"
"So, It's kick-boxing now, is it, Debbie?"
"Everybody was kung-fu fighting."
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