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    pic on DSM Rag sports page

    Ok, so I'm paroozing the DMR sports page online, and they have this pic titled "high school wrestling preview" (see linky below).... is it just me, or is that a really, I don't know a better way to put it, BAD picture to use? basically just a zoomed in snap of a kid wincing in the pain of defeat? wouldn't a better pic be of two wrassler's squaring off at the start of a match? I know there aren't many fans of the DM rag on here, and seeing this kind of selection of captivating photos, I can understand the dislike for the paper.

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    Re: pic on DSM Rag sports page

    The kid is in the process of getting stuck. Probably a cradle or something like it. There's a forearm under the neck. There probably could have been a better picture though.



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    Re: pic on DSM Rag sports page

    Why is that a "BAD" picture to use? Because someone lost? I see nothing wrong with it at all.


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    Re: pic on DSM Rag sports page

    Could be worse - they could have shown this pic again...



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    Re: pic on DSM Rag sports page

    Anyone remember the wrestling picture in the RAG at (I think) last years State Wrestling tournament of the cheerleaders from Saydel. Now that was funny.



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    Re: pic on DSM Rag sports page

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Could be worse - they could have shown this pic again...

    You beat me. Good Job!



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    Re: pic on DSM Rag sports page

    Quote Originally Posted by redrocker View Post
    Anyone remember the wrestling picture in the RAG at (I think) last years State Wrestling tournament of the cheerleaders from Saydel. Now that was funny.
    What was even more funny was that everyone got offended by it.


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    Re: pic on DSM Rag sports page

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone62 View Post
    What was even more funny was that everyone got offended by it.
    Apparently I don't get it. What's offensive about it?



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    Re: pic on DSM Rag sports page

    I agree. They could have chosen a more appropriate photo then that. Getting your butt kicked and wincing in pain is part of it, but it isn't the best way to portray the sport.



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    Re: pic on DSM Rag sports page

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone62 View Post
    Why is that a "BAD" picture to use? Because someone lost? I see nothing wrong with it at all.
    just a matter of opinion I guess 62.... it's not the fact he's losing, it seems there could have been a better pic than a zoom in of some kids grimacing face. I would say the same thing if it was a zoom in of some kid's face playing basketball or looking into a mask of a football player.


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    Re: pic on DSM Rag sports page

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Could be worse - they could have shown this pic again...

    Great!! Now M&M will be talking about this my entire drive home!!



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    Re: pic on DSM Rag sports page

    Man I was just looking for and about to post that picture from last year...nice job!

    I didn't see anything wrong with this one.

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    Re: pic on DSM Rag sports page

    Quote Originally Posted by mjlane View Post
    Apparently I don't get it. What's offensive about it?
    People, most not understanding the sport, said the cheerleaders were gasping at the kid being "on display" instead of nearly getting hit. What's hilarious, is that it doesn't matter if the wrestler was there or not, they could have been staring the entire match because :gasp: singlets don't leave much to the imagination.

    In short, people like to complain.


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    Quote Originally Posted by psycln11 View Post
    Great!! Now M&M will be talking about this my entire drive home!!
    Right, cause they troll CycloneFanatic all day long looking for a topic.



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    Re: pic on DSM Rag sports page

    Quote Originally Posted by frontrangeclone View Post
    just a matter of opinion I guess 62.... it's not the fact he's losing, it seems there could have been a better pic than a zoom in of some kids grimacing face. I would say the same thing if it was a zoom in of some kid's face playing basketball or looking into a mask of a football player.
    It would have been a bad picture if it was with the article, but as it was set up, as the link, I thought it was pretty good, showing the actual sport up close.


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