ALAKTORN

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About ALAKTORN

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  • Birthday 31/12/1991

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    Hakuhō, Kyokutenhō, Aoiyama, Mitakeumi

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  1. ALAKTORN

    Basho cancellation?

    …I get 40°C pretty often when I get the yearly flu. I’m miserable in bed for a week always having to chug medicine the few hours I stay awake so I’m not in pain and can go back to sleep (my mom nurses me). I recall actually drinking coke myself, on doctor advice I think. I think it’s been 2 years since last time it’s happened though so I don’t recall exactly what I drank/ate, but it wasn’t very much at all because I wasn’t able to eat for the most part. I’m a fairly fit person (do some weight lifting) and every time I come out of one of those weeks I lose a ton of muscle mass and fat.
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    Banzuke for Haru 2020

    The pronunciation is not the same, just very similar.
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    Corona and sumo

    With how rikishi typically soldier on regardless of whatever ailments they have I half expect them to just get the whole banzuke infected and not care.
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    Goeido to Retire

    It indeed was before the time of some members. OBSC is old news. This happened when Kotoōshū and Kakuryū were still ōzeki. The new guard doesn’t care to do it.
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    Practice exercise?

    Yeah I think it’s just to practice movement while keeping your center of gravity low. Many rikishi don’t seem to put much effort into it and don’t squat much during it though.
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    Abi and Wakamotoharu - SNS banned

    …Does anyone have a picture or something? Like, what…? What even happened here?
  7. ALAKTORN

    New NSK council with Sadaharu Oh

    The way you call him “Oh” is so confusing. lol
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    Takakeisho injury update

    Cupping is nothing new in sumō. Mitakeumi had it done too.
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    2019 Aki Basho Discussion (spoiler alert!)

    Mitakeumi henka?! Has he ever done that before? I don’t recall such. Was really surprised. Okinoumi got a win that wasn’t his, looked to me. Takakeishō yūshō? He’s gonna be yokozuna. Happy for him he seems healed and made the right decisions.
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    Women in sumo? Around the world and in Japan

    You’ve changed the statement from ''within Japan'' to ''people actually buying tickets and supporting sumo''. While I’m sure there was some of the latter too, that is not what we had been arguing.
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    Women in sumo? Around the world and in Japan

    “Tradition” is a horrible excuse for anything. That was a different issue (about women not being allowed on the dohyō, rather than compete in ōzumō) and yes, there was demand within Japan to “modernize”. Plenty of stuff about it has been posted in this forum.
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    Women in sumo? Around the world and in Japan

    Why? Because they’re weaker? Then they’d naturally be “banned” rather than having to institute a ban for no real reason. *colossally
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    Women in sumo? Around the world and in Japan

    I think the point was just to allow women in ōzumō, not keep them apart. I’m not sure what kinda concerns there might be in mixing sexes in such a scantily-clad contact sport, otherwise I think it’d be just sexism to not allow them.
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    2019 Aki Basho Discussion (spoiler alert!)

    Is it me or was Takakeishō limping after his win? I hope he’s alright…