Etiquette is Extinct in USTA League Tennis

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  1. OrangePower

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    Yes, clearly such fine beverages are enjoyed purely for the taste: http://www.plateoftheday.com/food_blog/nightTrainNThunderbird.gif

    Oh, wait: http://www.11points.com/Food-Drink/11_Cheapest_Ways_To_Get_Super,_Super_Drunk
     
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  2. Bdarb

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    then you're hitting the wrong bong. I'd take that over booze any day. :)
     
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  3. storypeddler

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    Yes. What she said.
     
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  4. Bdarb

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    Yeah, if you play recreationally with people who don't know anything about tennis or etiquette. There are, believe it or not, people outside of usta who know how to play tennis. I wouldn't play with people who do anything of the above mentioned things and there are plenty who aren't in leagues who know they are wrong or rude.
     
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    1. Like Jeff greenwald said in his book, be grateful that you can play tennis. many people in the world can't do that all the time.
    2. Call every shot your opponent hits close to the line out.
    3. Observe his/her behavior and make fun of him/her.
     
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  6. tennis tom

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    Jeff Greenwald is a great player, but if he had to play with some of the whack job dregs on the rec/club tennis scene on a steady basis he would need to see a sports psychologist or switch to golf.
     
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    What evidence do you have that the OP is a hypocrite? You've accused him/her of it and, correct me if I'm wrong, but you don't know a damn thing about the OP or the other people in his/her league. Why would you assume that the OP, rather than certain of the opponents, has a problem with his/her own line call honesty and sportsmanship? Decent people go with the phrase "Innocent until proven guilty," not the other way around. You ever hear the saying about what happens when a person like you assumes something?
     
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  9. newpball

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    I did not say he was a hypocrite. What part of 'could very well be' don't you understand?

    I actually take a neutral standpoint. When a poster comes here complaining about XYZ, I try to stay aware that each story has two sides.

    A person like me?
     
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  10. CurrenFan

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    Yes, remember saying "Wait hold on, you try to have the cake and eat it as well?" That is calling the OP a hypocrite.

    You seem willing to say pretty much anything to avoid having to admit you're wrong. I'm glad you don't play in my league - anyone who takes such liberties with accuracy as you do would almost have to be a hooker.
     
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  11. newpball

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    I suggest you move on and get over it, the original poster posted something, myself and others gave their opinions or asked questions. End of story. You don't like my opinion? Tough luck! Get over it!
     
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    How does this thread still exist?

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    A fail so epic ...
     
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