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About Churaumi

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    Oklahoma, US
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    Sumo, mostly. Figuring out how to make the food I ate when I lived in Japan at home. I make a mean chanko, rice balls, taco rice, barbecue beef (Okinawa dish, not American barbecue), decent soba, Okinawa soba, and yakisoba, and I'm trying to figure out the intricacies of various styles of ramen. Can you tell what I did when I lived in Okinawa?


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    Terunofuji, Hakuho, Enho, Shonanzakura

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  1. Churaumi

    Pokemon collabs with Sumo

    I assume the gyoji thing will be Pokémon patterns in the fabric of their clothes?
  2. Churaumi

    Sumo Head In Kashmir Is Killed

    Meh...dark humor is a well known coping technique for situations like this. Sucks for his family and I hope justice is done whatever that looks like where he's from. But...
  3. Churaumi

    Top 10 Sumo Records Aki 2021

    He'll get there eventually. We can all accomplish great things if we put our minds to it. I'm sure he can find it within himself to go 0-15...just might take three basho. You just have to believe.
  4. Churaumi

    Sumo Head In Kashmir Is Killed

    That makes so much more sense. We figured it had to be about money somehow, and how much money could there be in amateur sumo in Kashmir?
  5. Churaumi

    Sumo Head In Kashmir Is Killed

    This is nuts. Not cool.
  6. Churaumi

    Ichidai toshiyori no more?

    I was thinking more in the terms of creating new kabu, for those super performers. If a rikishi's supporters were willing to fund a kabu in the ichidai toshiyori sense, there would have to be some threshold of greatness so that not every popular rikishi ends up being ichidai toshiyori. As for them being in line to take over stables, that isn't always the case. And, it may not be with an ichidai toshiyori shikona.
  7. Churaumi

    Hakuho - 17th annual poll!

    40% isn't bad for my crystal ball.
  8. Churaumi

    Ichidai toshiyori no more?

    It would help that rikishi and oyakata careers transition instantly and there is no break in between for fans to lose interest. It would just be a matter of keeping the koenkai fan base energized enough to keep giving, which is probably a matter of maintaining face time with fans and being successful. I think the problem of endowing kabu would be the lack of a limit would cause the same problems as it does everywhere else, in that we'd have more "do-nothing" oyakata that would clog up the system. Maybe if it were limited to rikishi with stratospheric accomplishments? Such as a certain threshold of yusho, matches, wins, etc?
  9. Churaumi

    Aki Basho 2021 - Discussion Thread (Spoilers!)

    Gotta say this basho didn't excite me much until the last few days. I was really looking forward to the Hakuho-Terunofuji battle but these things do happen. Myogiryu of all people kept it interesting but only so much. My last remaining cat is Kuro, a tuxedo cat. Momo and Mr. Nelson both died this year.
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    Ex Tokitsukaze activities

    I hope the paycheck was large because this makes me sad for some reason.
  11. Churaumi

    Have a go at a Haiku!

    A simple request Stop spoiling yusho winners On YouTube thumbnails (Not sure if it happened this time but it has happened nearly every basho before.)
  12. Churaumi

    Rikishi Status - 2021 Aki

    Fusensho are infectious?!
  13. The Operations Room is a good one for military history types...somewhat animated battles from pieces on a gameboard moving.
  14. Glad you deciphered Rambalac from the butchering Autocorrect did to my post.
  15. Puppet History has wormed its way into our hearts. Also, we've been geeking out on Detail Geek, a Canadian who does fairly extreme auto detailing. A lot of the cars he cleans probably count as biohazards. He's more to have on in the background of some monotonous task, though. Rambla is much the same; they just walk with a camera on, usually in Japan. The one around Ryogoku was great because I've been there and want to go back so very much.