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Old 12-23-2011, 06:24 AM   #11
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That makes sense now Storm. Most of what I know of you americans is from 80's action flicks:

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Old 12-23-2011, 06:47 AM   #12
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, You are taking that expression too literally. It's a basketball term.
Ah right, thanks.

I like to think I'm familiar with a lot of North American expressions, but that one passed me by.
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Old 12-23-2011, 07:18 AM   #13
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This makes no sort of sense to me. How can a ''true measure" of your maximum performance be when you're already fatigued? It isn't. It's your best whilst in a fatigued state.
Adrenaline does wonders my friend. So does the need to perform when put on the spot. Plenty of people break PRs at comps.

Playing just about every sport growing up, and playing multiple seasons at the same time, I've had first hand experience with fatigue and adrenaline. Sometimes fatigue will get the best of you, but if you have the desire to go all out, a "little" bit of fatigue ain't gonna stop you. I don't want to say that I find fatigue to be mostly a mental thing, because I know that's not necessarily true, but at the same time I do want to say that fatigue is mostly mental. If that makes any sense.

Coming in fresh sounds nice in theory, and it makes sense, but it doesn't always play out to be optimal. And I believe we can all relate to that, even if its in small measure.

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Because its sloppy, mostly.
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Old 12-23-2011, 07:23 AM   #14
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I like to think I'm familiar with a lot of North American expressions, but that one passed me by.
LMAO, at first I didn't get your post, but now I completely understand.
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Old 12-23-2011, 08:25 AM   #15
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, You are taking that expression too literally. It's a basketball term.
I had no idea. Thanks Storm!
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I had no idea. Thanks Storm!
Seriously? Lol. Damn young whippersnappers...
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LOL, I was wondering why you didn't address that.
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LOL, I was wondering why you didn't address that.
I was an avid basketball player and ESPN junkie...I can't believe I didn't know that.
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Old 12-23-2011, 12:20 PM   #19
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yeah that's a really popular term lol
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