Aurellian charity match challenge

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  1. Topspin Shot

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    That was an invitation. I post videos of myself and say where I'm from and where I play, so everyone knows I'm a real person. You don't do any of that. For all I know, you don't even play tennis. So I asked you for your name so I would know you'd be someone I'd be comfortable meeting in person. You, knowing full well I would have given you my name after you gave me yours, replied with a sarcastic (I hope) comment, and that was it.
     
  2. onehandbh

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    I'll be in LA in mid December if you want to hit. Maybe you can take a look at my serve to see if I get enough back arche3. btw, do you know the Hances in Rolling Hills?

    I'll be in LA in mid December if you want to hit.
    I'm trying to maximize the number of times I play tennis while in LA since I don't play as much these days.

    I believe you are a real person. The most important thing, though, is that you believe you are a real person, and I think you do believe that I believe you believe you have the belief. Nice topspin groundstrokes, btw.
     
  3. Maximagq

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    Hi onehandbh, my email is darthpwner@yahoo.com . I am definitely interested in hitting, and you are a very good player as well. Email me and we can set something up :)
     
  4. Maximagq

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    I know of the Hances, but they don't know me. Kenadi is dating Austin Rapp and her little brother Connor is the top player in his age group.
     
  5. Carsomyr

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    Darthpwner...now that's a name I haven't heard since, oh, before you were born.
     
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  6. Maximagq

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    LOL is that a sign that I am a reincarnated spirit?
     
  7. Carsomyr

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    Something to that effect, yes.
     
  8. SoBad

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    I remember darthpwner -- I think he was a solid Florida 3.0 by the time he got banned.
     
  9. Maximagq

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    Did one of your friends have that nickname? I am a huge Star Wars fan and also played a lot of video games when I was younger.
     
  10. Maximagq

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    And now he has been reborn and is a former 5.0 player :twisted:
     
  11. Carsomyr

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    So you knew my friend? The Star Wars nerd. With the return and a hair cut.
     
  12. Maximagq

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    Trending down the dark path, way back to 2010, brings us to this darthpwner character. There are many dark secrets that are meant to be locked in the Talk Tennis vault. I am afraid we cannot speak of this matter any longer. Hidden, this darthpwner character must be, behind the Talk Tennis Chamber of Secrets.
     
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    My friends, there once was a young jedi, named darthpwner, who lived on Talk Tennis from 2008 to 2010. He was a happy child, living an indulged life as a junior player with aspiring dreams and aspirations. However, the dark side of the force slowly consumed him, and eventually, he no longer resembled the young boy that he was. Inside him, grew anger, hatred, and a sinister evil that I am hesitant to speak of today. This darthpwner became the embodiment of the arrogance and narcissism of a current poster on these boards. No longer could he simply post videos without caring about NTRP. No. His ego became unmanageable. He had created a monster, one consumed solely in his own personal glorification. It all came to a head, one day in 2010. On this fateful day, he finally snapped and called a Nadal troll's mother some unfriendly names. The ban hammer hit, and this mischievous boy had a desire to cause more trouble. He logged onto his alternate accounts, gj102 and AznManaBoy. He was quickly caught when mods located his IP address. But this darthpwner character became a lurker in the shadows, slowly developing his game and letting his anger and hatred consume him. Three long years passed, before this darthpwner character reemerged, on a fateful day in September 2013. Another young gun with a camera brought this darthpwner character to light with a hitting video, and the opportunity to emerge from the dark to terrorize Talk Tennis presented itself. Some say the reemergence of darthpwner stemmed from the "How to counter a hard hitter" thread. The rest they say, is history...........
     
  14. Carsomyr

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    That was a very touching story.

    So wait, you knew him?
     
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    I did know him, he was initially a good-hearted person with a touch of humility and a healthy sense of reality. Slowly, over time though, the arrogance and narcissism consumed him as LeeD tempted him over to the dark side. Once the unfortunate ban hammer hit, LeeD was left helpless and searched for new apprentices. This attempt was fruitless, however, as no one was young and foolish enough as this darthpwner character to listen to the stories and teachings of the old man. Saddened, LeeD began practicing his service and resurrected darthpwner under a new alter ego in September 2013. There are rumors that the spirit of the former darthpwner haunt these forums using a new username......... You have been warned.
     
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    Back in the day when RenatDasaev begged me for the goalkeeper replacement spot on the SpartakTeam, I spent time in LaJolla, speed-biking down to the MissionBeach for a competitive swim event once a day. Then hitch a ride down the border going multiple rounds in the A-event against the ArturoTajonar!:lol:

    http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=510123
     
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    I have heard rumors that there is a poster whose style of posting strongly resembles that of the deceased darthpwner. It has been said that the ghost of darthpwner has been revived into this poster and continues to haunt these boards with numerous threads that have an eerie tradition of evolving into ones of gloating and self-hype. :twisted::twisted::twisted:
     
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    At least he didn't have far to walk to the beach, cervezas, and beautiful women! :lol:
     
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    LOL I have no idea what is going on now haha. I think that was a pretty good narrative on my part. Had the makings of a good horror drama on Talk Tennis.
     
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    I’d just tank the rest of the futures week and take the drive down the Baja for a little relax and ping-pong!:evil::lol:
     
  21. arche3

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    It didn't sound like an invitation to me. You said give me your name so I know your a real person and then we can play. If that's your friendly invite no thank you.

    But my bet still stands. Since your a 5.0 apparently and I don't play tennis. If you don't bagel me you give me a $250 ttw gift certificate. If you do bagel me I'll give you the same. I can't even really serve because I have a bad shoulder. Should be an easy bet for you if your really as good as you say you are.

    Maybe your just not fluent in email invites. I don't know because I'm just a spambot working for sureshs on ttw.
     
  22. IA-SteveB

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    This has turned out to be one weird thread.
     
  23. arche3

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    No I'll be home in NJ xmas. But I'm in PV often. I don't know anyone in PV area anymore. I am 48. All my friends are not there anymore. My mother still lives there so I visit often. I love the town.
     
  24. arche3

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    yup cool. but I won't go to Monterey park just for Chinese food like a lot of the people from Palos Verdes and south bay area do. Drive an hour to get dimsum. Too much.
     
  25. Topspin Shot

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    Is it unreasonable to want to know someone's name before you meet them in person? I'd just like reassurance that I'm not going to be meeting up with someone like Aurellian.
     
  26. arche3

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    I guess not. It was just weird. My name is arche three. Yours? :) ha ha.... sorry you set yourself up for it.
     
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    Somehow, the mind boning went up once Aurellian left the thread. I didn't see that coming.
     
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    My name is Mr. Shot, but you can call me Topspin. :)

    Seriously, how's this? Send me a PM with your name, I'll reply in kind, and we can set something up when you're back in NJ.
     
  29. arche3

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    sure. no probs.
     
  30. Maximagq

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    Hi my name is Matthew. Nice to meet you!
     
  31. mmk

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    So is mine, and I had it well before you.
     
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    I'm pretty sure I wasn't named after you, but that's a cool coincidence.
     
  33. mmk

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    Technically, you were
     
  34. Maximagq

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    Looking back at my post, I see you noticed that technicality. Yes that's true haha. Let me rephrase it, "My parents didn't name me 'Matthew' because you were named 'Matthew'". But yes, I was named after you since I am younger than you.
     
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    There is a family with my last name a couple streets over, and they also have a Matthew who is half a century younger than I am. I've gotten strange looks when I go to pick up prescriptions at the local CVS.
     
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    Just sent you an e-mail.
     

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