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    Just got a pair of Asics for $60 so I'm pretty happy.
    You do the math..... I'll do the alfredo!! HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!

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    My sister bought me a pair of New Balance and sure enough ''Made in China'' under the tongue -I thought the running coach from Oregon came up with Nike's Waffle design in the 70's-as for branching out -Nike steals every innovation and wears the patent holder down in court until tthey sell the rights-typical humongous corp. nonsense .
    Nike originated from Onitsuka (Tiger). Knight and Bowerman (Oregon's track coach) used to distribute Tiger shoes in the US but broke away from them. The first Nike shoes were almost direct copies of Tiger.

    And yeah, I had a pair of the old Waffle Trainers by Nike "back in the day."
    "Strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!?

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