Is Pauly D Stealing The Situation's Signature Move?

Identity theft is a serious matter, and judging by the photos above, it looks like there's a major case of it in "Jersey Shore" land. Everyone knows "The Situation" is the guy that lifts up his tank top and flexes his abs, so why is Pauly D trying to swipe his thunder? Typically, people don't spend their time assuming someone else's identity unless there's a gain involved, right? Maybe Pauly D is just doing what he can to nab the gold medal in the Smushing Olympics?

Now, lets have a look at the master and his grasshopper, shall we?