- 11/05/2010, 12:36AM ET
JimJ77 Can't make it up said 11/05, 12:37 AM
I say, how is he not? Seriously? He was a 6 time Olympia who retired in 1975 and came out of retirement to win his 7th title in 1980. He won German strongman competitions.
He put bodybuilding on a map as far as it being considered a sport. And forget making it a legit sport, how about making it a necessity in people's lives as staying in shape. He revolutionized the sport of bodybuilding single handily. I can tell you wimps are already jealous of Arnold. Well, get over it, I haven't even discussed his illustrious acting career yet.
Movies included the Conan movies, Terminators, the Predator, True Lies, Commando, Red Heat, the Running Man, Raw Deal, Twins, Total Recall, and Kindergarten Cop.
Wow, what a phenomenal list. I'm even jealous. Check out some scenes pipsqueaks.
I know, I know settle downs you virgins. Arnold. Great bodybuilder, great actor, he's republican, and he scores chicks. Instead of being jealous, admit his greatness and move on in life. The man is the ultimate.
tdbubba15 said 11/05, 01:05 PM
Ok people, I'm at a serious disadvantage. I do not know how to post videos on this sight and fear I am unteachable. Alchemist and Mr. MIA (Roni) have both tried but I'm to dumb.
My pick is Jim Brown. His athletic career just blows away Aaanolds away. I really don't think I need to explain his Pro-football career. But he also played division I Lacrosse and Basketball at Syracuse. He is in both the NFL HOF and Lacrosse HOF.
Movies: Dirty Dozen W/ Lee Marvin Charles Bronson,& Telly Savallas plus others
Mars attacks, He got Game, Any givin sunday, & I'm gonna git you Sukka.
He's also appeared in legendary TV series such as The A-Team, CHIPS, Knight Rider, TJ Hooker & Highway to Heaven.
He was even a commentator for the UFC during the begining years.
How about you (JimJ77) settle down your little boy crush you got and Arnold. Jim Brown is the best RB in NFL history, Great actor, I'm sure he scored many chicks in his day and Is an activist not afraid to speak his mind no matter who's listening.
A Vote for Jim Brown is a vote for America!!!!!!!!!
JimJ77 Can't make it up said 11/05, 07:53 PM
A vote for Jim Brown is a vote for America? Says who? Brown didn't bag chicks, he speebagged them. If you want to vote for a woman beater by all means, but I'm just not into it. Brown loses a lot of points in my book because of it.
Now, to the guys who say "bodybuilding is not a sport" and giggle like little girls, you've obviously never lifted a dumbell before. You're probably the same guys who consider golf, race car driving, and fishing sports. It takes a serious dedication to lifting, eating clean, getting proper amount of sleep to enter the world of bodybuilding. And Arnold was 30 years ahead of his time.
He also competed in strongman competitions. Guess thats not a sport too huh? Weaklings.
And as far as movies go? It's not even close. Arnold is the greatest action star of our generation. To kids currently in high school getting stuffed in lockers on a routine basis, he's not. But to us guys in their 30's and 40's the man was a legend.
Remember Arnold killing Brown in the Running man? I do.
Simply put Arnold WAS a great ATHLETE and leaps and bounds a better actor.
Could Brown do this?
tdbubba15 said 11/06, 11:00 AM
Ok I will accept competeint in the Strongman competitions as a sport. Tell me this, how many of those competitions did he win?
Arnolds acting career is or was much more successful then Jim Browns but not to the same level as Jim Browns was as an athlete.
In the In Arnolds hey-day of action movies he was one of many action movie stars. And IMO not the best. Sly Stallone, Bruce Willis, Harrison Ford, were all better.
Jim Brown stood alone in not just one sport but 2 while excelling in others. The difference in the athletic abilities outweight in favor of Jim Brown more than Arnolds acting career outweighs Jim Browns. (if that makes any sense).
Also lets be honest Arnold is not even a good actor. All he does is just read the words on the script. Never any emotion in his acting. He just happens to be marketable like someone else JimJ77 loves. And he's really not so good either as we just found out. Dare I say his name JimJ77? BROCK LESNAR
JimJ77 Can't make it up said 11/06, 11:05 PM
Listen, I will not confuse Jim Brown with Deniro as far as acting goes. And you can make fun of Arnold's acting all you want, but at the end of the day, the man put asses in seats. Not once in my life did I say, "I cannot wait to see that Jim Brown Movie." I did however, have to clear my calender for Arnold's latest flick.
To even compare Brown to Arnold in the acting category is preposterous. Its actually the very reason you should forfeit this TD. Arnold's lifetime gross was $1.6 billion. Thats right BILLION. Just take a look at this tremendous acting. Brown can take a lesson.
Also bodybuilding is a sport. You don't just lift a few weights and flex on stage. It takes a tremendous amount of work ethic and dedication to compete. I find it funny that some of you think golf is a sport but bodybuilding is not. Probably the same guys who wear their cell phones on their belt buckles and look like dorks. To the nerd herd I say
To the people who vote left I say
tdbubba15 said 11/07, 07:17 AM
"To even compare Brown to Arnold in the acting category is preposterous. Its actually the very reason you should forfeit this TD" - JIMJ77
Well Jim I say the same thing to you. Preposterous is a great word if you are trying to compare Arnolds athletic abilities to Jim Browns! And you didn't answer my question, How many of those strongman competitions did Arnold win?
I'm sorry I love the Terminator movies but what he's doing is no acting. I could look at the camera with the same "emotion" Arnold has and say "I'll be back". Honestly those couple of one liners a movie is what made Arnold a good draw at the box office. And in all honesty growing up I never said to my friends "lets go see that new Arnold movie" (with the exception of T2). T2 is the only movie of his I went to see.
Jimj77, I respect your man crush on Arnold and I respect his draw in the box office along with his Bodybuilding abilities. Lifting weights does not make you a great athlete. Just makes you a strong person.
This Throwdown is done. TKO early in 2nd round! BOOM!
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