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VCURamFan
01-20-2014, 07:08 PM
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From CagePotato.com ():
The MMA media is a diverse bunch, ranging from actual professionals to despicable bottom-feeders like us. However, there are trials and tribulations that we can all relate to, and which ultimately unite us. For example…

1. You’ve been called a Zuffa shill whenever you say something positive about the UFC.
http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/ariel_haters.gif (http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/ariel_haters.gif)

2. You’ve been called an anti-Zuffa hack whenever you say anything negative about the UFC.
http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/hunt_dana.jpg (http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/hunt_dana.jpg)

3. You complain about all the free UFC events you have to watch on cable.
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4. You abide by the list of topics to not talk about (http://deadspin.com/leaked-memo-bleacher-reports-top-eight-ways-to-not-pi-1109282118).

5. A fighter had threatened to slap your or otherwise cause you bodily harm.
http://youtu.be/_ef2DoUaGzU6. A fighter has motorboated you.
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7. A fighter has humped you.
http://youtu.be/kYmYA4ZPsIM8. You’ve seen the word “exclusive” used so many times that it has lost all meaning.
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9. You never leave home without your tape recorder, notepad, fake nose, and shock pen.
http://youtu.be/ipQHYblUPF4

10. You show a ridiculous bias towards any fighter who gave you a nice interview
http://youtu.be/XdDIXNaHD-8

11. You show a ridiculous bias against any fighter who gave you a •••• interview.
http://www.break.com/embed/1888073

12. Zuffa PR people have complained to you about how you keep using unflattering pictures of Dana White in your articles about him. [Ed. note: Yes, this actually happened to a member of the CP staff.]
http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/DW_pizza.jpg (http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/DW_pizza.jpg)

13. You spend more time looking for semi-related GIFS than you do
verifying your sources.
http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/DWI.gif (http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/DWI.gif)

14. Jonathan Snowden (https://twitter.com/mmaencyclopedia) has insulted you on twitter.

15. You have a staunch opinion on whether @FrontRowBrian (https://twitter.com/frontrowbrian) is a hero or villain.
http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/frb.jpg (http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/frb.jpg)

16. You’ve awkwardly sexted (http://promotingwomen.blogspot.com/2013/05/stephanie-skinner-and-cassie-robb.html) with a female fighter.
http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/urkissypics.jpg (http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/urkissypics.jpg)

17. Dana White has threatened to “•••• you worse than you’ve ever been ••••ed.”
http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/BGSHINE.jpg (http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/BGSHINE.jpg)

18. You’ve wanted to discuss the intricacies of the business with friends and family but then realized that nobody outside the MMA bubble gives a •••• about MMA, let alone the hacks like us who write about it.
http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/disappointedhughes.gif (http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/disappointedhughes.gif)

19. Every time you look at your paycheck, you wonder why you didn’t just stay in law school.
http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/albundynoose.gif (http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/albundynoose.gif)

20. Your articles have been viciously picked apart on the UG and r/MMA
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21. You ranked Chael Sonnen as the #2 light heavyweight in the world (https://twitter.com/jeffwagenheim/status/370552586828398594) when you compiled your “official UFC rankings.”

22. You secretly realize that the “official UFC rankings” are total dog•••• (http://www.cagepotato.com/the-10-most-absurd-entries-in-the-ufcs-new-fighter-rankings/).
http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/puppy-pooping-1.jpg (http://cdn2.cagepotato.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/puppy-pooping-1.jpg)
23. You’ve been leg-kicked on the job.
http://youtu.be/3oZYTZ1DWAc

24. You’re terrified of Brian D’Souza (http://www.cagepotato.com/tag/shill-em-all/) and Tim Marchman (http://deadspin.com/vices-artsy-mma-site-is-pretty-much-a-ufc-front-1227178632)‘s attempts to expose the business.

25. You’ve worn a fighter’s shirt when attending an event as a media member.

26. A fellow reporter has challenged you to a fight — and immediately backed down, deleting the Facebook comments in which he made his challenge (https://www.facebook.com/CagePotato/posts/110558335741762).
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27. You only do this as a hobby, c***. (https://twitter.com/mcdonaghmma/status/397393398350766080)
http://www.matt-hughes.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=18&pictureid=1045

Neezar
01-21-2014, 02:46 AM
:laugh: