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    Whatcha doin' for Lent?


    Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday, the first day of lent: 40 day "Pre-game" for eastern to symbolize the difficult times Jesus went through leading up to his crucifixion.

    This is one of my favorite time's of the year: fish goes on sale

    Just wondering if anyone's doing anything special for Lent. People usually give something up or start doing something they feel they "should be doing". Let's hear 'em
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    I've always wanted to try that '40 Days & 40 Nights' scheme. I tried it once before... I lasted about 4 days.
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    I'm giving up TV for 40 days. It's a good thing football season's over
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    For me stop boozing. No alcohol. This would actually be harder for me to give up vs. stimulants.
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    Giving up all supplements!!! J/K
    I always use to give up soda, but since i really have no indulgences anymore I really have nothing to give up. I am going to make an effort to stop using profanity, but I can't promise anything.
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    im giving up 45lb db`s

    no use for them
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    I don't indulge in anything besides body building and work. Both of which I kinda need in my life.

    I'll give up whores and booze.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chad View Post
    im giving up 45lb db`s

    no use for them
    too heavy, huh?
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    Quote Originally Posted by thesinner View Post
    too heavy, huh?
    OUCH!

    Maybe he's trading them in for these
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    I don't give up anything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr Packenwood View Post
    OUCH!

    Maybe he's trading them in for these
    Dude, those DB's are sexy in carnation pink.

    Funny story. A few years ago, I think it was when Katrina passed by, our basement was flooded at my parent's house (where I lift when I'm home). The water eventually cleared, but my weight set got beaten badly, and started to rust. Naturally, I brushed off the excess with a wire brush, and put rust protector on it. Well, I ran out of black and silver rustoleum....all that was left was baby blue and magenta. So now, I'm the proud owner of hot pink 25lbs plates.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thesinner View Post
    Dude, those DB's are sexy in carnation pink.
    My wife has those DBs.

    I'm working her up to the 15 pounders.

    :chick:
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    Quote Originally Posted by ShakesAllDay View Post
    I don't give up anything.
    I'm having trouble thinking of something to give up as well.

    Perhaps something I could be doing, that I'm currently not doing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thesinner View Post
    I'm having trouble thinking of something to give up as well.

    Perhaps something I could be doing, that I'm currently not doing.
    Start doing volunteer work at whichever church you attend, or a charity organization.

    Use your time/talents to help others.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr Packenwood View Post
    OUCH!

    Maybe he's trading them in for these
    on a GOOD day i could get those pink babies up like 9.... maybe 10 times!!!!!!:bb3:
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    Quote Originally Posted by thesinner View Post
    I'm having trouble thinking of something to give up as well.

    Perhaps something I could be doing, that I'm currently not doing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chad View Post
    on a GOOD day i could get those pink babies up like 9.... maybe 10 times!!!!!!:bb3:
    WOW! You must be STRONG!!! :bb2::bb::bb3:
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    I'm in such a drout with the ladies recently i might as well give up sex. Not that i want to but the next 40 days aren't looking promising. so there, thats what im giving up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thesinner View Post
    I'm having trouble thinking of something to give up as well.

    Perhaps something I could be doing, that I'm currently not doing.
    Not the case with myself. I have plenty of things I could give up. I choose not to. At least not for "Lent".

    I do agree w/ the self-discipline aspect of it. You can find out a lot about yourself when denying yourself pleasures.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thesinner View Post
    WOW! You must be STRONG!!! :bb2::bb::bb3:
    yes, well i have dabbled with some aas.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chad View Post
    on a GOOD day i could get those pink babies up like 9.... maybe 10 times!!!!!!:bb3:
    Are you talking dumbbell dead lifts here or what.....
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    I'm giving up Lent....for Lent.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsade View Post
    I'm giving up Lent....for Lent.
    OOOOO......You took mine. I guess i will give up watching the movie "Titanic" every night before i go to bed. LEO....dont give up....
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    Oh by the way did anybody actually fast today for Ash Wednesday? My girlfriend got on me cuz she was fasting, and i was like "listen..jesus was a muscular dude, our lord and savior was probably 7% maybe 9% body fat and he would understand." She didnt like that too much. Something about blasphemy or something
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    Can't you drink your BCAAs to stave off catabolism?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsade View Post
    Can't you drink your BCAAs to stave off catabolism?
    True, but im also not catholic. She is and i just believe in giving something up for Lent.
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    when people fast they supposed to shut they faces anyway and act like all is well/normal...

    not all , but all
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hitstick View Post
    True, but im also not catholic. She is and i just believe in giving something up for Lent.
    Hmmm...tell her you are giving up manufactured holidays that have nothing to do with Jesus....like Valentine's Day...see how THAT pumps her nads.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsade View Post
    Hmmm...tell her you are giving up manufactured holidays that have nothing to do with Jesus....like Valentine's Day...see how THAT pumps her nads.
    LOL.... I think id probably be seeing Jesus very soon than.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsade View Post
    I'm giving up Lent....for Lent.
    It's a good idea, I'll do that too.
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