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10th Oct '16 6:39:55 AM alexbukher94
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* In Karate Kid 3, why is Daniel so scared when he was fighting Mike Barnes? He already fought Chozen before in Karate Kid 2, A BATTLE TO THE DEATH MIND YOU, and he was scared when some big mouthed idiot was scoring points and getting illegal blows on him that wouldn't kill him?
7th Aug '16 2:05:42 PM lorgskyegon
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** Isn't that the fight where Johnny's sensei tells him to extend the match (and thus Daniel's suffering) by fouling to lose the point he earns, over and over?

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** All the strikes he makes wouldn't be considered scoring moves. Ali explains before his first match that only contact above the waist counts and neither do punches to the face. Johnny punched him in the face and kept attacking his legs.
** Isn't that the fight where Johnny's sensei tells him to extend the match (and thus Daniel's suffering) by fouling to lose the point he earns, over and over?over?
*** No, that's in 3 against Mike Barnes.
30th Jul '16 7:44:13 PM SenseiLeRoof
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* It's been a while since I saw the original movie, but... I swear, every time I see the final duel between Daniel and Johnny, it looks like Johnny hits Daniel enough times to ''win'' before the climax, like there's a blow that ends a round but doesn't get counted. Is there something I'm misinterpreting here?

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* It's been a while since I saw the original movie, but... I swear, every time I see the final duel between Daniel and Johnny, it looks like Johnny hits Daniel enough times to ''win'' before the climax, like there's a blow that ends a round but doesn't get counted. Is there something I'm misinterpreting here?here?
** Isn't that the fight where Johnny's sensei tells him to extend the match (and thus Daniel's suffering) by fouling to lose the point he earns, over and over?
25th Feb '16 1:48:24 PM Historian1912
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*** While China's economic power is indeed a bubble, its not messing with its currency to hurt its own people. Its messing with its currency to give itself an advantage economically, especially where investing and exports are concerned. Which is part of why its economic power is a bit of a bubble.
29th May '15 7:17:09 AM Jgorgon
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*** Actually, Japanese doesn't even ''have'' an alphabet.
8th May '15 6:58:14 PM CasWarner
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** It may be worth noting that this line isn't in the novelization.
24th Apr '15 6:01:23 AM Cieloazul
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** Kung fu tournaments (and I think sanshou ones as well) are fought with footwear on.
22nd Apr '15 3:12:55 PM CasWarner
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** Getting rid of an accent is pretty hard. If Mr. Miyagi was born is Japan, spent his childhood there and moved to the US as an adult, it is very reasonable for him to have an accent. Also don't forget that Japanese is COMPLETELY different from English. They even use a different alphabet. For a Japanese to learn English would probably be harder than say, a Spanish speaker to learn English.

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** Getting rid of an accent is pretty hard. If Mr. Miyagi was born is Japan, spent his childhood there and moved to the US as an adult, it is very reasonable for him to have an accent. Also don't forget that Japanese is COMPLETELY different from English. They even use a different alphabet. For a Japanese to learn English would probably be harder than say, a Spanish speaker to learn English.English.
* It's been a while since I saw the original movie, but... I swear, every time I see the final duel between Daniel and Johnny, it looks like Johnny hits Daniel enough times to ''win'' before the climax, like there's a blow that ends a round but doesn't get counted. Is there something I'm misinterpreting here?
3rd Mar '14 9:38:53 AM myomy
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* So Mr. Miyagi has lived in the US for about forty years, served in the army, and doesn't live in a Japanese-only community. So why is his English so God awful? It seems impossible that a man as brilliant as him wouldn't speak fluent English by now.

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* So Mr. Miyagi has lived in the US for about forty years, served in the army, and doesn't live in a Japanese-only community. So why is his English so God awful? It seems impossible that a man as brilliant as him wouldn't speak fluent English by now.now.
**Getting rid of an accent is pretty hard. If Mr. Miyagi was born is Japan, spent his childhood there and moved to the US as an adult, it is very reasonable for him to have an accent. Also don't forget that Japanese is COMPLETELY different from English. They even use a different alphabet. For a Japanese to learn English would probably be harder than say, a Spanish speaker to learn English.
20th Feb '14 4:47:42 PM bjkatcher
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* What became of Kreese after the third movie?

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* What became of Kreese after the third movie?movie?
* So Mr. Miyagi has lived in the US for about forty years, served in the army, and doesn't live in a Japanese-only community. So why is his English so God awful? It seems impossible that a man as brilliant as him wouldn't speak fluent English by now.
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