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Re: The couch thread

Post by big_t2100 » Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:22 pm

Add #metoo movement to the list of issues Couch is going to get to deal with in 2020....

[youtube]https://youtu.be/tTxzym5KHjQ[/youtube]

This real life soap opera just gets better and better this week!!!

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Re: The couch thread

Post by syaigh » Fri Jun 12, 2020 10:20 pm

Whoa.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by seeahill » Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:30 pm

Go to 15:20 for the start of it.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Bram » Sat Jun 13, 2020 12:36 am

Greg Glassman, more of a piece of shit than we thought....well, frankly it's not surprising seeing how fucking awful he's been to anyone that has disagreed with him.

And the dude still owns 100% of Crossfit, lol, so glad I've never given that company a dime.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Turdacious » Sat Jun 13, 2020 3:43 am

Bram wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 12:36 am
Greg Glassman, more of a piece of shit than we thought.
Those stories make up a big enough part of this thread that they shouldn't be much of a surprise. How he surprised the #metoo movement unscathed is beyond my understanding.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Bram » Sat Jun 13, 2020 11:10 am

Turd,

Did you listen to the podcast? Telling a woman he was trying to sleep with that hopefully her deployed husband would die and become a HeroWod.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Turdacious » Sat Jun 13, 2020 12:41 pm

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Turd,

Did you listen to the podcast? Telling a woman he was trying to sleep with that hopefully her deployed husband would die and become a HeroWod.
I listened to it. Interesting that the only detailed story he gave was one that only he, Couch, and the victim could confirm. He also said he didn't sign the restrictive NDA that @fit offered him-- so what's preventing him from going into more detail?

And Stumpf has been on multiple podcasts where he's discussed sexual harassment and #metoo and, to my knowledge, has never said shit until now-- the Metoo movement is two and a half years old, so he's had plenty of time to think about this, and lots of opportunities to say something. I'm wondering what he's angling for, or what couch has on him.

My initial thought is fuck Stumpf. I already knew Couch was a scumbag.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Bram » Sat Jun 13, 2020 6:37 pm

It could be bullshit, but it's likely more news will continue to drop now that the Crossfit community and many of it's leaders are turning against GG.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Turdacious » Sat Jun 13, 2020 7:10 pm

Bram wrote:
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It could be bullshit, but it's likely more news will continue to drop now that the Crossfit community and many of it's leaders are turning against GG.
I don't know if the story is bullshit; this thread's exposed enough about couch's character for any reasonable reader of this thread to think it's within the realm of possibility. But the only way that it can be corroborated is for this woman to come forward-- which places the ball in her court. That's what this is bullshit.

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Re: The couch thread

Post by Bram » Sat Jun 13, 2020 8:01 pm

Saying some of that stuff makes you a ripe target for claims of hypocrisy/being fake.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Turdacious » Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:56 am

New book written by one of couch's long time enablers: https://www.amazon.com/Why-Stayed-Choic ... 1414335873
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Re: The couch thread

Post by JamesonBushmill » Sun Jun 14, 2020 8:57 pm

Turdacious wrote:
Sun Jun 07, 2020 8:18 pm
big_t2100 wrote:
Sun Jun 07, 2020 7:33 pm
So......who is here after Glassman's "FLOYD-19" tweet?

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Re: The couch thread

Post by Turdacious » Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:06 am

Not another peep yet. Either Andy Stumpf is lying or @fitters at HQ are more afraid of couch than actresses were of Weinstein.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Fat Cat » Wed Jun 17, 2020 12:25 am

Fat Cat wrote:
Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:40 pm
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How much $$$ does this cost ya reckon?
Into the millions, bare minimum. Maybe tens of millions.
I'm pretty sure @Fit was on the down slope anyway, but this will ensure a fast circling of the drain. NOBODY will want to be associated with anything even remotely construed as racist now.
Maybe they could rebrand as RaceFIT? /s
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:18 pm

I never saw any sexual coercion going on when I hung around the CFHQ crowd either.

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Re: The couch thread

Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:18 pm

That doesn't mean it didn't happen. But holy shit, for stuff to implode now almost 15 years later is NUTS

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Re: The couch thread

Post by Fat Cat » Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:27 pm

I'm sure there were plenty of hoes who wanted the GG limp dick and his $100,000,000 ducats, no coercion required. Then again, a wealthy Jew #metoo'ing his cronies isn't exactly a new story.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by big_t2100 » Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:46 am

(Just reporting the weather from the NY Times)

CrossFit Owner Fostered Sexist Company Culture, Workers Say
Women report getting lewd assessments of their bodies, among other mistreatment from top male management.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/20/styl ... O7oGnQrgzE

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/20/styl ... O7oGnQrgzE

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Re: The couch thread

Post by Turdacious » Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:58 am

big_t2100 wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:46 am
(Just reporting the weather from the NY Times)

CrossFit Owner Fostered Sexist Company Culture, Workers Say
Women report getting lewd assessments of their bodies, among other mistreatment from top male management.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/20/styl ... O7oGnQrgzE
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/20/styl ... O7oGnQrgzE
Damn the NYT moves fast. Lauren really stuck it to Castro.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Bram » Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:27 am

The Times pieces are paywalled, can anyone help a trainer out?
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Turdacious » Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:31 am

Bram wrote:
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The Times pieces are paywalled, can anyone help a trainer out?
Clear your cache and then look.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Bram » Sun Jun 21, 2020 4:04 am

Thanks! I had no idea that was an option....

"Morning Chalk Up reported that more than 1,200 affiliates had plans to disassociate themselves from the CrossFit brand. "

The company's attempts at spinning the info in the article is extremely unconvincing.
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Re: The couch thread

Post by theoverman » Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:06 pm

do bolt on varbies still get posted it here?
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Re: The couch thread

Post by Fat Cat » Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:54 pm

GET YOUR MIND OUT OF THE GUTTER

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Post by Schlegel » Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:09 am

GoDogGo! wrote:
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He wouldn't be the first cult leader not to practice what he preaches, or to look the part. Hm... do you think that eventually some juicy sex allegations will come out? Happens to a lot of other controlling nutballs who surround themselves with hot babes.

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