"C'mon!!" = rude

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  1. AtomicForehand

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    I hate when the pros shout "C'mon!" at a ball their opponent has hit that's going out, especially when they pump their fist afterward.

    It is mostly (but not exclusively) the women who do this. Sharapova and Safina are major offenders, and we can now add Goerges to the list. I have seen Federer do it several times too.

    This seems to me to be the height of bad manners and poor sportsmanship. They are cheering that their opponent has made an error.

    It does show, however, how insecure they are feeling at the moment to stoop that low.
     
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    what if they hit, such a shot that makes their opponents hit an unforced error?
     
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    Give me a break. You sound like Mary C
     
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  4. AtomicForehand

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    Isn't that the whole point of tennis?
     
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    So do I, but the stupid Founding Fathers made that d@mned free-speech clause >.<

    I'm sure Andy Murray would appreciate that...

    Yeah, but 2 of those three are hot, and the other one would kill me for complaining

    I know, he livens the WTA up so much with his C'Mons. He should be more quiet, like Murray and Rafa.


    It's so unacceptable. That is why I worship Nadal, Murray, and Djokovic. Their opponents never have the chance to commit errors. Every single play, these three end the points at the net, with miraculous touch shots to boot. They would never sink as low as Federer or Sharapova and shout "C'mons!".

    Totally, man. It's so ungroovy a conjunction.
     
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    Say I hit a huge forehand, then you can hardly get your frame on it shank, I then yell "come on." do you think that is rude?
     
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  7. AtomicForehand

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    Of course.
     
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    why? I am hitting such a shot, that it makes you play porely.
     
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    I would submit that fist-pumping yourself when you hit a crazy winner is permissible, but not cheering your opponents' errors, even if you caused them with your incredibly superhuman play.
     
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    But why? What is the difference?
     
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    The difference is between a positive and a negative.
     
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    Everyone has a right to celebrate when they execute their gameplan
     
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    You have a "right" to do a lot of things that are still rude.
     
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    ill just yell VAMOS instead
     
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    but they are both negatives for the opponent and positives for the "c'mon"er
     
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    well, sadly I grew up watching Lleyton, and he is one of the best in my books, so I have to say I am a big "come oner."

    I think I just made a new word.
     
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    sounds like commoner to me ;)
     
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    good one manus
     
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    if you are a boss, you can even throw in the viche sign.
     
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    Thanks :)

    Though I find it weird that the OP believes 'tis the lasses who are the commoners (;)) while men such as Murray, Rafa (Vamos="We come" in espanol IIRC), Hewitt (as you mentioned), Djokovic, and many more are the main villains in any argument of such a matter. And since when has Federer been a large "C'Mon" contributor?
     
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    viche sign?
     
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    I don't think I that is spelled right "viche" anyone?
     
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    That's true--I have noticed Murray doing it a lot. Not so much Rafa and Djoker...I may be wrong (and I'll start paying attention to them more now on this issue), but it seems to me that when they cheer for themselves it's because they hit a great shot rather than that their opponent's ball went out.

    Feddy has been saying "C'mon" rather too often for my liking lately. It is beneath him.
     
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    the thing hewitt does, when he bends has fingers back and points them torwards his face. It means "for sure"
     
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    "Come-onners" would be more accurate than "commoners" BTW. ;-)
     
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    janko tips. also does it some times
     
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    That's laughable :lol:

    Rafa, Novak, and Muura hit winners instead of force UEs? :lol:
     
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    Oh, "vicht"? Jumbled Swedish for "visst," which means "sure" or "certainly"...
     
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    yeah, it that how it is spelled though?
     
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    "Come on" is tired... in every language. Find something original to yell.
     
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  31. Manus Domini

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    A phrase is tired?
     
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    Yes.

    http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/tired

    Anything else I can help you with?
     
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    How exactly does one force an unforced error? :twisted:
     
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    [​IMG]

    Hewitt in full vicht.

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    Making it look spiffy.

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    Tipsy giving it a try.
     
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    why did I get owned? for not knowing how to spell it? come on man it is not english.
     
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    Depends who says it,

    If Hewitt says it it's genuine enthusiasm

    If Rodge says it it's natural

    If Nadal says it it's comedy

    If Wozniaki says it it's disgusting

    If Murray says it it's Scottish street smarts

    If Ana says it it's cuteness
     
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    I posted the wrong picture, my copy button malfunctioned. That picture was from a previous thread and I edited my post before I saw yours.

    Anyways, the whole "come on" thing annoys me. I don't like the idea of celebrating or even fist pumping after a point. It looks silly and the Borg-esque calmness is more intimidating. It also makes you look like less of a jerk/Rafa wannabe.

    Vamos!
     
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    Phew, if the OP is so bothered by the c'mons in pro tennis, he should watch a few hours of college tennis so he can get desensitized to anything that the pros can throw at you.
     
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    ahhh, I thought I was owned, but all is good.
     
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    Are the college players really that bad? I've only seen a few college matches but they had the standard yelling and screaming just like the pros.

    Indeed it is. Indeed it is.
     
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    haha, I play at college, the come ons and stuff can get pretty crazy at times.
     
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    I have never liked players cheering opponent's failures. I'm OK if they do it on their own winners though. There's just something wrong about it.
     
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    151 gosh I am good bionic poster watch out, because you are about to be passed in posts
     
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    my mistake break point, not bionic poster
     
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    Come on don't come out unless the point is getting intense. I don't see any Pro's or Amateur's do that when they can beat the opponent easily.
    Try to say out loud Come On next time when you win a tough point. You will know how good it feel.
     
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    Depends on the team, but as a whole, yes. There are multiple players that will say "c'mon" after every point he/she wins. The two rudest (and most classless) things that I've heard as of yet was, in a doubles match, a guy hit a routine put-away in doubles and said quite audibly "Suck it!". Note, the other team had done NOTHING to provoke that type of behavior.

    The second behavior was a team that, after one player would break their opponent's serve, would yell "Break 'bods!" to the rest of his teammates (their mascot is the 'Ichabod,' whatever the heck that is...). Needless to say, there were not so many nice things exchanged between both teams throughout the meet.
     
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    Tennis is already the most boring sport in terms of celebrations. "C'mon" is a good thing.

    It's a false dichotomy to say that it's either you winning the point outright, or your opponent losing the point outright. It's always a combination of both.

    Maybe you should say cmon on winners but NOT when they touch the ball and slightly deflect it by 2 degrees, but it still keeps on going backwards? lol....
     
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    It's more of cheer for yourself than a cheer against your opponent.
     
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    Yelling c'mon if you hit a good shot is ok, but to c'mon on an error is disgusting. I play pool and some people celebrate when their opponents scratch, makes me wanna shove the white ball into their mouths.
     
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    Asserting that someone is a pedophile at the drop of a hat is very rude if you ask me. I wonder who did that?
     
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