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Amateur Hour: Superhero Edition
January 7, 2011
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What would you do if your friend was beat up in front of a group of seventy plus people and not one of them did a single thing to stop it?

Most of us would help our comrade file a police report, but not "Pheonix." Instead, he decided to adopt a crime-fighting alter ego and start patrolling the streets of Seattle on his own. And as you can see by the news story below, he's not the only one...

I'm sure as these Seattle guys gain popularity, they will inspire more real life superheroes. Maybe even some in Canada.

Now, I'm not saying you should go out and be a vigilante. But if you are so inclined... here are some tips from our friend Judah Friedlander on how to beat up anybody.

Use this information wisely... grasshopper.

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