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    The Gymnastics Factory: The Rise and Fall of the Karolyi Ranch

    Her beam routine was the epitome of fearless. I love it because it's like the anti-Marta kind of routine. Plus her standing full after so many years might still be one of the best (only Gabby Douglas IMO does it better?). Another fearless gymnast from the 92-00 era was Elena Produnova. She was...
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    The Gymnastics Factory: The Rise and Fall of the Karolyi Ranch

    Yeah but Tatiana fits an acro series INTO HER FULL-IN DISMOUNT. So many years later I've only seen Simone do that.
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    The Gymnastics Factory: The Rise and Fall of the Karolyi Ranch

    Not a real fan of Boguinskaya's beam. I can appreciate her elegant lines but the makeup of the routine feels sort of Romanian.
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    The Gymnastics Factory: The Rise and Fall of the Karolyi Ranch

    I feel like Tatiana Gutsu's beam routine with a few adjustments in leaps and turns could still do well today. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7EE-obXgH0 Her form is not that good but this was by far the hardest beam routine of that era and almost 30 years ago.
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    Just call me Harry. (Everything Harry & Meghan)

    Ok the royal baby watch is always something I find super creepy. You are not Meghan's ovaries. How do you know that they'll "surely be adding to their family soon"? I feel the same way about the creeps who say "Kate changed her hairstyle! She must be pregnant!"
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    Just call me Harry. (Everything Harry & Meghan)

    @aftershocks, I don't think any of the royals (including Harry and Meghan) need your life coaching.
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    The Gymnastics Factory: The Rise and Fall of the Karolyi Ranch

    The thing is the gymnasts who pushed the difficulty envelope back then like Tatiana Gutsu or Mo Huilan were dinged for either sloppy form or inconsistency.
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    Biden/Harris the new Democratic Slate for POTUS

    In the teacher FB I'm in the birtherism has already started. Saying she's not eligible to be VP because she was an "anchor baby."
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    News & Experiences continued

    another huge reporting day, with the most deaths reported today since may. triple digit numbers of deaths in GA, FL, CA, TX and AZ. Awful.
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    Just call me Harry. (Everything Harry & Meghan)

    @aftershocks still doing the bunny boiling thing I see.
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    Dangers of a Trump Presidency--Part 7

    I think his love of the term "suburban housewife" is so ... outdated. Does he not think that most suburban moms also don't work?
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    Politics of Why We Are All at Home Right Now

    Florida sheriff bans masks: https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/08/12/masks-florida-ban-billy-woods/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=wp_main
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    News & Experiences continued

    Huge reporting day today. Over 1500 deaths according to worldometer with 4 states in triple digits (CA, FL, TX and GA). This is horrible.
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    Just call me Harry. (Everything Harry & Meghan)

    So ... I check up on this thread seeing all the new posts and thought there'd be some actual news. Nope, just the same talking points repeated again. Byeeee.
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    Biden/Harris the new Democratic Slate for POTUS

    Kamala was a smart choice re: Senate logisitcs bc Gavin Newsom will appoint another Dem senator in her place. But I'm excited about this ticket. Let's do it!
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