(SPOILER) Re: [sumo] Day 6 spoiled!
itsulon at wavecable.com
Sun Jul 15 00:22:53 EDT 2007
On Jul 14, 2007, at 8:19 PM, Kaiopectate! wrote:
> You would? Okay -- I'm with Jezz on this:
> Neither a nomination nor a vote of a few gaijin, at SFM, a henka
> makes. And, the subjective opinions of a smattering do not conflict
> at all with Jezz's insight that we may have seen things differently
> on Kotooshu's travel up the banzuke, compared with post-arrival.
> And no one -- Osh least of all -- can figure out what he thinks.
> I'm having a hard time recalling a recent sanyaku rikishi who was
> more clearly his own worst adversary...pre-retirement Akebono,
> maybe? (Anybody got other nominations?) But it was pretty obvious
> why Chad couldn't stay on his feet.
> So, maybe we should be more tolerant, given the condition of
> Kotooshu's knee. And aren't we being a little too dogmatic about
> successful henka, anyway? The best way to sneer at a henka is from
> above, after the offender is lying on the dohyo.
> And frankly, although I admire Ama's head-on losses to any and all
> comers far more than Osh's successful feints, I think that henka
> voting is kind of silly, too.
Whew, Kaiopectate, that was close! Anything short of totally silly,
I can live with. But your voter registration card still works. Cheers,
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