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Edward Jones (born December 20, 1974) is an American {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er from UsefulNotes/{{Pennsylvania}} best known for his work for Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}}. He debuted in 2002 and formed Team F.I.S.T. with Icarus in 2003. They were originally ''[[{{Face}} tecnicos]]'' but [[FaceHeelTurn turned heel]] and joined Wrestling/TheKingsOfWrestling in 2005. Icarus and Akuma defeated The Kings (Wrestling/ChrisHero and Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli) for the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/pa/e/chikara/chikara-t.html CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas]] at ''Brick'' on November 17, 2006, which was the first step in the group's decline. Akuma also wrestled for Wrestling/{{CZW}}, Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Wrestling/ProWrestlingGuerrilla, various Wrestling Is... promotions, [[Wrestling/DragonGate Dragon Gate USA]] and various others. He retired in February 2018 following a loss to Travis Huckabee at the 2018 Season Premiere ''Beware The Snowman'' on January 28th. Along with his [=CdP=] reign, he is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/fl/fip/fip-fl.html FIP Florida Heritage Champion]], a former [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=2188 NAWF Junior Heavyweight Champion]], he and Icarus were the inaugural and 2x [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=1129 PWE Tag Team Champions]], and Team F.I.S.T. (Icarus/Akuma[=/=]Wrestling/ChuckTaylor) won the 2009 ''King of Trios'' tournament.

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Edward Jones (born December 20, 1974) is an American {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er from UsefulNotes/{{Pennsylvania}} best known for his work for Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}}. He debuted in 2002 and formed Team F.I.S.T. with Icarus Wrestling/{{Icarus|Wrestling}} in 2003. They were originally ''[[{{Face}} tecnicos]]'' but [[FaceHeelTurn turned heel]] and joined Wrestling/TheKingsOfWrestling in 2005. Icarus and Akuma defeated The Kings (Wrestling/ChrisHero and Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli) for the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/pa/e/chikara/chikara-t.html CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas]] at ''Brick'' on November 17, 2006, which was the first step in the group's decline. Akuma also wrestled for Wrestling/{{CZW}}, Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Wrestling/ProWrestlingGuerrilla, various Wrestling Is... promotions, [[Wrestling/DragonGate Dragon Gate USA]] and various others. He retired in February 2018 following a loss to Travis Huckabee at the 2018 Season Premiere ''Beware The Snowman'' on January 28th. Along with his [=CdP=] reign, he is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/fl/fip/fip-fl.html FIP Florida Heritage Champion]], a former [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=2188 NAWF Junior Heavyweight Champion]], he and Icarus were the inaugural and 2x [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=1129 PWE Tag Team Champions]], and Team F.I.S.T. (Icarus/Akuma[=/=]Wrestling/ChuckTaylor) won the 2009 ''King of Trios'' tournament.


Edward Jones (born December 20, 1974) is an American {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er from UsefulNotes/{{Pennsylvania}} best known for his work for Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}}. He debuted in 2002 and formed Team F.I.S.T. with Icarus in 2003. They were originally ''[[{{Face}} tecnicos]]'' but [[FaceHeelTurn turned heel]] and joined Wrestling/TheKingsOfWrestling in 2005. Icarus and Akuma defeated The Kings (Wrestling/ChrisHero and Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli) for the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/pa/e/chikara/chikara-t.html CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas]] at ''Brick'' on November 17, 2006, which was the first step in the group's decline. Akuma also wrestled for Wrestling/{{CZW}}, Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Wrestling/ProWrestlingGuerrilla, various Wrestling Is... promotions, [[Wrestling/DragonGate Dragon Gate USA]] and various others. He retired in February 2018 following a loss to Travis Huckabee at the 2018 Season Premiere ''Beware The Snowman'' on January 28th. Along with his [=CdP=] reign, he is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/fl/fip/fip-fl.html FIP Florida Heritage Champion]], a former [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=2188 NAWF Junior Heavyweight Champion]], he and Icarus were the inaugural and 2x [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=1129 PWE Tag Team Champions]], and Team F.I.S.T. (Icarus/Akuma/Chuck Taylor) won the 2009 ''King of Trios'' tournament.

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Edward Jones (born December 20, 1974) is an American {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er from UsefulNotes/{{Pennsylvania}} best known for his work for Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}}. He debuted in 2002 and formed Team F.I.S.T. with Icarus in 2003. They were originally ''[[{{Face}} tecnicos]]'' but [[FaceHeelTurn turned heel]] and joined Wrestling/TheKingsOfWrestling in 2005. Icarus and Akuma defeated The Kings (Wrestling/ChrisHero and Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli) for the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/pa/e/chikara/chikara-t.html CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas]] at ''Brick'' on November 17, 2006, which was the first step in the group's decline. Akuma also wrestled for Wrestling/{{CZW}}, Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Wrestling/ProWrestlingGuerrilla, various Wrestling Is... promotions, [[Wrestling/DragonGate Dragon Gate USA]] and various others. He retired in February 2018 following a loss to Travis Huckabee at the 2018 Season Premiere ''Beware The Snowman'' on January 28th. Along with his [=CdP=] reign, he is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/fl/fip/fip-fl.html FIP Florida Heritage Champion]], a former [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=2188 NAWF Junior Heavyweight Champion]], he and Icarus were the inaugural and 2x [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=1129 PWE Tag Team Champions]], and Team F.I.S.T. (Icarus/Akuma/Chuck Taylor) (Icarus/Akuma[=/=]Wrestling/ChuckTaylor) won the 2009 ''King of Trios'' tournament.


Edward Jones (b. December 20, 1974) is an American {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er from UsefulNotes/{{Pennsylvania}} best known for his work for Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}}. He debuted in 2002 and formed Team F.I.S.T. with Icarus in 2003. They were originally ''[[{{Face}} tecnicos]]'' but [[FaceHeelTurn turned heel]] and joined Wrestling/TheKingsOfWrestling in 2005. Icarus and Akuma defeated The Kings (Wrestling/ChrisHero and Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli) for the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/pa/e/chikara/chikara-t.html CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas]] at ''Brick'' on November 17, 2006, which was the first step in the group's decline. Akuma also wrestled for Wrestling/{{CZW}}, Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Wrestling/ProWrestlingGuerrilla, various Wrestling Is... promotions, [[Wrestling/DragonGate Dragon Gate USA]] and various others. He retired in February 2018 following a loss to Travis Huckabee at the 2018 Season Premiere ''Beware The Snowman'' on January 28th. Along with his [=CdP=] reign, he is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/fl/fip/fip-fl.html FIP Florida Heritage Champion]], a former [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=2188 NAWF Junior Heavyweight Champion]], he and Icarus were the inaugural and 2x [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=1129 PWE Tag Team Champions]], and Team F.I.S.T. (Icarus/Akuma/Chuck Taylor) won the 2009 ''King of Trios'' tournament.

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Edward Jones (b. (born December 20, 1974) is an American {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er from UsefulNotes/{{Pennsylvania}} best known for his work for Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}}. He debuted in 2002 and formed Team F.I.S.T. with Icarus in 2003. They were originally ''[[{{Face}} tecnicos]]'' but [[FaceHeelTurn turned heel]] and joined Wrestling/TheKingsOfWrestling in 2005. Icarus and Akuma defeated The Kings (Wrestling/ChrisHero and Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli) for the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/pa/e/chikara/chikara-t.html CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas]] at ''Brick'' on November 17, 2006, which was the first step in the group's decline. Akuma also wrestled for Wrestling/{{CZW}}, Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Wrestling/ProWrestlingGuerrilla, various Wrestling Is... promotions, [[Wrestling/DragonGate Dragon Gate USA]] and various others. He retired in February 2018 following a loss to Travis Huckabee at the 2018 Season Premiere ''Beware The Snowman'' on January 28th. Along with his [=CdP=] reign, he is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/fl/fip/fip-fl.html FIP Florida Heritage Champion]], a former [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=2188 NAWF Junior Heavyweight Champion]], he and Icarus were the inaugural and 2x [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=1129 PWE Tag Team Champions]], and Team F.I.S.T. (Icarus/Akuma/Chuck Taylor) won the 2009 ''King of Trios'' tournament.


* EarlyBirdCameo: He was in the audience for ''The Second Show'', May 31, 2002, meaning his face appeared on camera three years before he lost his mask to Shane Storm at ''Running In The Red'' on November 13, 2005.

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* EarlyBirdCameo: He was in the audience for ''The Second Show'', May 31, 2002, meaning his face appeared on camera three years before he lost his mask to Shane Storm Wrestling/ShaneStorm at ''Running In The Red'' on November 13, 2005.


Edward Jones (b. December 20, 1974) is a retired American {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er from UsefulNotes/{{Pennsylvania}} best known for his work for Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}}. He debuted in 2002 and formed Team F.I.S.T. with Icarus in 2003. They were originally ''[[{{Face}} tecnicos]]'' but [[FaceHeelTurn turned heel]] and joined Wrestling/TheKingsOfWrestling in 2005. Icarus and Akuma defeated The Kings (Wrestling/ChrisHero and Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli) for the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/pa/e/chikara/chikara-t.html CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas]] at ''Brick'' on November 17, 2006, which was the first step in the group's decline. Akuma also wrestled for Wrestling/{{CZW}}, Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Wrestling/ProWrestlingGuerrilla, various Wrestling Is... promotions, [[Wrestling/DragonGate Dragon Gate USA]] and various others. He retired in February 2018 following a loss to Travis Huckabee at the 2018 Season Premiere ''Beware The Snowman'' on January 28th. Along with his [=CdP=] reign, he is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/fl/fip/fip-fl.html FIP Florida Heritage Champion]], a former [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=2188 NAWF Junior Heavyweight Champion]], he and Icarus were the inaugural and 2x [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=1129 PWE Tag Team Champions]], and Team F.I.S.T. (Icarus/Akuma/Chuck Taylor) won the 2009 ''King of Trios'' tournament.

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Edward Jones (b. December 20, 1974) is a retired an American {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er from UsefulNotes/{{Pennsylvania}} best known for his work for Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}}. He debuted in 2002 and formed Team F.I.S.T. with Icarus in 2003. They were originally ''[[{{Face}} tecnicos]]'' but [[FaceHeelTurn turned heel]] and joined Wrestling/TheKingsOfWrestling in 2005. Icarus and Akuma defeated The Kings (Wrestling/ChrisHero and Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli) for the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/pa/e/chikara/chikara-t.html CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas]] at ''Brick'' on November 17, 2006, which was the first step in the group's decline. Akuma also wrestled for Wrestling/{{CZW}}, Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Wrestling/ProWrestlingGuerrilla, various Wrestling Is... promotions, [[Wrestling/DragonGate Dragon Gate USA]] and various others. He retired in February 2018 following a loss to Travis Huckabee at the 2018 Season Premiere ''Beware The Snowman'' on January 28th. Along with his [=CdP=] reign, he is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/fl/fip/fip-fl.html FIP Florida Heritage Champion]], a former [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=2188 NAWF Junior Heavyweight Champion]], he and Icarus were the inaugural and 2x [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=1129 PWE Tag Team Champions]], and Team F.I.S.T. (Icarus/Akuma/Chuck Taylor) won the 2009 ''King of Trios'' tournament.



** Bussed out yet again in mid-February of 2018, as he announced his retirement.

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** Bussed out yet again in mid-February of 2018, as he announced his retirement. Though he's since unretired, there has been no word as to him returning.


He has nothing to do with the ''VideoGame/Tekken7'' or ''Franchise/StreetFighter'' characters.

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He has nothing to do with the ''VideoGame/Tekken7'' or ''Franchise/StreetFighter'' characters.
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!! "Mysterious Tropes From Afar":

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!! "Mysterious "Mysterious, Mythological Tropes From Afar":


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* RedBaron: "The Mysterious, Mythological Warrior From Afar"
* SpiritualSuccessor: Travis Huckabee is filling Akuma's role in Icarus' reconstituted Team F.I.S.T., with Icarus as himself and Tony Deppen going out of his way to imitate Chuck Taylor as closely as possible.


He has nothing to do with the ''VideoGame/Tekken7'' character.

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He has nothing to do with the ''VideoGame/Tekken7'' character.
or ''Franchise/StreetFighter'' characters.

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He has nothing to do with the ''VideoGame/Tekken7'' character.


Edward Jones (b. December 20, 1974) is a retired American {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er from UsefulNotes/{{Pennsylvania}} best known for his work for Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}}. He debuted in 2002 and formed Team F.I.S.T. with Icarus in 2003. They were originally ''[[{{Face}} tecnicos]]'' but [[FaceHeelTurn turned heel]] and joined Wrestling/TheKingsOfWrestling in 2005. Icarus and Akuma defeated The Kings (Wrestling/ChrisHero and Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli) for the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/pa/e/chikara/chikara-t.html CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas]] at ''Brick'' on November 17, 2006, which was the first step in the group's decline. Akuma also wrestled for Wrestling/{{CZW}}, Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Wrestling/ProWrestlingGuerrilla, various Wrestling Is... promotions, [[Wrestling/DragonGate Dragon Gate USA]] and various others. He retired in February 2018 following a loss to Travis Huckabee at the 2018 Season Premiere ''Beware The Snowman'' on January 28th. Along with his [=CdP=] reign, he is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/fl/fip/fip-fl.html FIP Florida Heritage Champion]], a former [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=2188 NAWF Junior Heavyweight Champion]] and he and Icarus were the inaugural and 2x [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=1129 PWE Tag Team Champions]].

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Edward Jones (b. December 20, 1974) is a retired American {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er from UsefulNotes/{{Pennsylvania}} best known for his work for Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}}. He debuted in 2002 and formed Team F.I.S.T. with Icarus in 2003. They were originally ''[[{{Face}} tecnicos]]'' but [[FaceHeelTurn turned heel]] and joined Wrestling/TheKingsOfWrestling in 2005. Icarus and Akuma defeated The Kings (Wrestling/ChrisHero and Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli) for the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/pa/e/chikara/chikara-t.html CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas]] at ''Brick'' on November 17, 2006, which was the first step in the group's decline. Akuma also wrestled for Wrestling/{{CZW}}, Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Wrestling/ProWrestlingGuerrilla, various Wrestling Is... promotions, [[Wrestling/DragonGate Dragon Gate USA]] and various others. He retired in February 2018 following a loss to Travis Huckabee at the 2018 Season Premiere ''Beware The Snowman'' on January 28th. Along with his [=CdP=] reign, he is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/fl/fip/fip-fl.html FIP Florida Heritage Champion]], a former [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=2188 NAWF Junior Heavyweight Champion]] and Champion]], he and Icarus were the inaugural and 2x [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=1129 PWE Tag Team Champions]].
Champions]], and Team F.I.S.T. (Icarus/Akuma/Chuck Taylor) won the 2009 ''King of Trios'' tournament.



* ArchEnemy: Well, Team F.I.S.T. had a major feud with Wrestling/{{The Colony|Wrestling}}, but, due to being top ''Rudos'' for a long time, they were pretty much hated by everybody. His final feud was with his former teammates after he was replaced by Johnny Gargano.



* GimmickMatches: At ''[=Chikarasaurus Rex=]: How To Hatch A Dinosaur'', June 2, 2012, he defeated Icarus in only the second ladder match in CHIKARA history.



* PowerStable: Aside from the obvious, he was also a member of KAMIKAZE USA in Dragon Gate USA.



* TakeThat: After returning in 2012, Akuma named his rolling Death Valley Driver the "[=MP4=]," in contrast to Icarus' "Blu-Ray." As he explained on Twitter, "Because I stole it."

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* TakeThat: After returning in 2012, Akuma named his rolling Death Valley Driver the "[=MP4=]," in contrast to Icarus' "Blu-Ray." As he explained on Twitter, "Because I stole it.""
* TournamentArc:
** ''King of Trios 2009'', of course.
** At PWE's April 9, 2005 event, he and Icarus defeated [=FNA=] (Aidiean and Flex Fenom) in the final to become the inaugural PWE Tag Team Champions.
** He and Icarus defeated Cheech and Cloudy in the final of the one night tag team tournament at ''CHIKARA From Zero to Hero (& Castagnoli)'' on November 12, 2006 to earn their title shot against The Kings of Wrestling.
** On October 24, 2015, he defeated Sam Shields in the final of ''OPW Masters of the Mat 2015''.

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* EarlyBirdCameo: He was in the audience for ''The Second Show'', May 31, 2002, meaning his face appeared on camera three years before he lost his mask to Shane Storm at ''Running In The Red'' on November 13, 2005.
* FinishingMove: Yoshi Tonic

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Edward Jones (b. December 20, 1974) is a retired American {{Professional Wrestl|ing}}er from UsefulNotes/{{Pennsylvania}} best known for his work for Wrestling/{{CHIKARA}}. He debuted in 2002 and formed Team F.I.S.T. with Icarus in 2003. They were originally ''[[{{Face}} tecnicos]]'' but [[FaceHeelTurn turned heel]] and joined Wrestling/TheKingsOfWrestling in 2005. Icarus and Akuma defeated The Kings (Wrestling/ChrisHero and Wrestling/ClaudioCastagnoli) for the [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/pa/e/chikara/chikara-t.html CHIKARA Campeonatos de Parejas]] at ''Brick'' on November 17, 2006, which was the first step in the group's decline. Akuma also wrestled for Wrestling/{{CZW}}, Wrestling/RingOfHonor, Wrestling/ProWrestlingGuerrilla, various Wrestling Is... promotions, [[Wrestling/DragonGate Dragon Gate USA]] and various others. He retired in February 2018 following a loss to Travis Huckabee at the 2018 Season Premiere ''Beware The Snowman'' on January 28th. Along with his [=CdP=] reign, he is a former [[http://www.wrestling-titles.com/us/fl/fip/fip-fl.html FIP Florida Heritage Champion]], a former [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=2188 NAWF Junior Heavyweight Champion]] and he and Icarus were the inaugural and 2x [[https://www.cagematch.net//?id=5&nr=1129 PWE Tag Team Champions]].

As usual, you can find the basics at [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gran_Akuma The Other Wiki]].


!! "Mysterious Tropes From Afar":
* BaldOfAwesome: During his second Chikara run as a tecnico.
* BaldOfEvil: Post un-masking, as part of F.I.S.T., and during his 2017 return.
* TheBusCameBack: After staying away from CHIKARA for a year and a half, he returned to seek revenge on his ex-stablemates at the end of season ten. He subsequently ran the gauntlet against F.I.S.T. and defeated Icarus in a ladder match to win the rights to a full time contract.
** Appeared in a ''Top Banana'' hype video at the tail end of Season 15, then didn't appear again until Aniversario 2017. He then made a more regular return to the roster for the first time since 2013 at the end of 2017.
* PartsUnknown: "Afar, PA"
* PutOnABus: After being kicked out of F.I.S.T. in 2010 he disappeared from Chikara for a year and a half - although he worked other indies, including the vaguely Chikara-affiliated Wrestling/DragonGate USA during that time.
** Bussed out again in 2014 as he was not contacted about a return, possibly due to negative comments made about the Titor Conglomerate storyline - he said he'd 'prefer to be wrestling'. Again, worked other indies, including the vaguely Chikara-affiliated Wrestling/ExcellenceProfessionalWrestling.
** Bussed out yet again in mid-February of 2018, as he announced his retirement.
* TheStoic: Noted for not having much emotion in general, and often played the StraightMan to Icarus and Chuck Taylor.
* [[FaceHeelTurn Tecnico Rudo Turn]]: Turned in 2005 and didn't look back until he got kicked out of F.I.S.T. in 2010.
** [[HeelFaceTurn Rudo Tecnico Turn]]: After he came back to CHIKARA with F.I.S.T. in his sights.
* TagTeam: (Team) F.I.S.T., with Icarus and Chuck Taylor, until he was kicked out in favor of Wrestling/JohnnyGargano.
* TakeThat: After returning in 2012, Akuma named his rolling Death Valley Driver the "[=MP4=]," in contrast to Icarus' "Blu-Ray." As he explained on Twitter, "Because I stole it."

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