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  1. UncleMoustache

    Sumo Kitty (children's book)

    New book just came out. My daughter found it at the library. It's quite entertaining, and pretty accurate, although I'm not sure if the author truly understands what a tachiai is. Anyway, here are a few pics. If you have kids or grandkids, I highly recommend it. You can request it at your local library. Librarians are always looking for books to buy that the public wants.
  2. UncleMoustache

    2019 Aki Basho Discussion (spoiler alert!)

    Just plain old crappy judging today. Surely one of the 6 judges there could have called that obvious matta. And surely that Enho bout could have at least been a redo. Crappy judging all around.
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    2019 Aki Basho Discussion (spoiler alert!)

    You heard it here first! Too bad, though. I hoped he would have stuck it out.
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    2019 Aki Basho Discussion (spoiler alert!)

    3 losses in a row by Kakuryu. I wonder if he's going to drop out?
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    2019 Aki Basho Discussion (spoiler alert!)

    Well, not usually, but he did pull a henka at the Natsu basho - I believe it was the day after that highly questionable call about whether his heel was out.
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    Videos Aki 2019 ~ Days 1-15

    How about Kintatarumi? (according to Google translator - "Sagging testicles").
  7. UncleMoustache

    Videos Aki 2019 ~ Days 1-15

    Nooo! What a tragedy! You're the best. Thank you so much for all you've done. It was your videos that brought me into sumo several years ago, and I watched all of the bashos I had missed previously.
  8. UncleMoustache

    Aki 2019

    Wow - I voted for the 3 least popular choices on #2. Well, this will be interesting! Good luck to all of them.
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    Rikishi Status Aki 2019 - Day 8 Late

    Yay - Chiyonokuni's back! Best wishes to him. May he ascend the ranks quickly.
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    I'm suspicious....

    In the last 4 bashos, Kintamayama has only gotten one Kachi-koshi in the ISP game, and that was only 8-7. Suddenly he's in Tokyo, and in first place! I think he's getting inside information...... Still, he must be having a blast. Live sumo in Japan and first place in the ISP! (The only thing that would make it perfect was if Ikioi was doing better....) Have a great time, Kinta-san. We miss your vids.
  11. UncleMoustache

    Trump coming to the basho

    That would be pretty cool if we happen to catch a view his distinguished mug in the crowd. Only there are no videos to watch....
  12. UncleMoustache

    Hakuho Injures Arm Haru Basho 2019

    Oh, probably. I think his diving into the fans was also played up a bit. He could have stopped in time. It seems to me he's quite the showman, but then, that's what we all want. Question about the French macaroon - is that thing actually edible?
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    Day 15 pics overview Haru 2019

    Thanks for posting these! Love it!
  14. UncleMoustache

    Kisenosato intai

    Yes, good point. I was thinking along the lines of various records and fame on paper.
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    Kisenosato intai

    What a pity. I fear he will quickly fade into obscurity now. He was dealt a rum hand, but that's life sometimes.