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post #7 of (permalink) Old 01-12-2010, 04:00 PM
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I don't think pride has anything to do with it, no one will think less of you if you tap.

At the time I think it's more instinctive to tap than just let it happen, but sometimes you're instinct can say 'there's a way out of this'. Sometimes there is, sometimes there isn't...

You'd be a fool to think that not tapping will reserve a tough man image, because you're not tough to anyone with only one arm.

IMO the ref shouldn't be allowed to stop it though when it looks un-escapable, cus anything can happen. That would cause so many complictions and controversies.
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