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#1 Posted on 16.8.06 0816.20
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Remember that little dance that Foley used to do, where he's put his hands on his knees and then open and close his knees while swinging his hands back and forth (geez, it's really hard to describe that motion) ... what was that "dance" called? The Charleston? The Watusi? Somebody help me out here.

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#2 Posted on 16.8.06 0906.47
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    Originally posted by Alessandro
    Remember that little dance that Foley used to do, where he's put his hands on his knees and then open and close his knees while swinging his hands back and forth (geez, it's really hard to describe that motion) ... what was that "dance" called? The Charleston? The Watusi? Somebody help me out here.




I have never actually seen him do it, but what you are describing is a small part of the dance, the charleston.

here's clip
http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=593402085
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#3 Posted on 16.8.06 1037.42
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Yup, that's the one ... much obliged!

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#4 Posted on 16.8.06 1252.40
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    Originally posted by AWArulz
      Originally posted by Alessandro
      Remember that little dance that Foley used to do, where he's put his hands on his knees and then open and close his knees while swinging his hands back and forth (geez, it's really hard to describe that motion) ... what was that "dance" called? The Charleston? The Watusi? Somebody help me out here.




    I have never actually seen him do it, but what you are describing is a small part of the dance, the charleston.

    here's clip
    http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=593402085
Didn't Foley do that during his DUDE LOVE gimmick?

I thought the Charleston was the Ric Flair (or Jeff Jarrett) strut.
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#5 Posted on 16.8.06 1308.46
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I always thought it was the Modified Billy White Shoes Johnson dance.
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#6 Posted on 16.8.06 1948.20
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>Didn't Foley do that during his DUDE LOVE gimmick?<


Yes......and it is the Charleston.
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#7 Posted on 16.8.06 2123.55
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I hope to see a lot of the dude love schtick at summer slam.
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#8 Posted on 17.8.06 0846.40
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    Originally posted by Kevintripod
    >Didn't Foley do that during his DUDE LOVE gimmick?<


    Yes......and it is the Charleston.


Watch "It's a Wonderful Life" - See Jimmy Stewart do the Charleston.
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#9 Posted on 17.8.06 1113.00
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    Originally posted by Kevintripod
    Yes......and it is the Charleston.



Not to split hairs or anything, but AWA is right -- It's *part* of what been widely accepted as the Charleston (wikipedia)

And trust me, friends, if you're ever going to be in a musical about the 1920s, you need to know how to do the stepping and kicking part AND the hands on the knees bit.

I mean, those Savoy ballroom guys... I couldn't carry their dance belts. But I can hold my own with the Charleston.
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#10 Posted on 17.8.06 1856.39
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Foley just did it this week when he was in the ring with Melina and Whats-her-face
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#11 Posted on 17.8.06 2001.18
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The Jeff Jarret- Ric Flair strut was the one used my Jackie Fargo years ago. The story down in Memphis wrestling is that Jackie kinda took Jeff under his wing and allowed him to use it.That was the story we grew up with around here anyway. Where Ric Flair got it I have no clue.
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#12 Posted on 18.8.06 0122.37
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Didn't The Rock also force The Coach to do the Charleston during an interview once?

Coach didn't do it nearly as good as these guys, though.
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