Guys who don't ever wear shirts when they play!

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  1. kiteboard

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    Have you ever noticed that guys who don't wear shirts are very often criminal sociopath/unstable types, that are secretly dirty underneath the tennis veneer? Bad calls. Too much testosterone for their own good. Too many fights. Fist fights/verbal abuse, female abuse. Too many passes at girls that are too young for them. Braggadocio. They mouth off about having beaten you? They think they are better than they are, and are insecure in their own alpha maleness? Too bad the women aren't allowed to do the same! Now I could deal with a mouthy topless woman out there, bragging about how she beat me, far more enjoyably, than a mouthy braggy man! Ha, ha.
    For all you shirtless guys out there, I am on to you.
     
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  2. r2473

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    I used to play tennis with Ted Bundy and he never wore a shirt.

    I always let him win. Seemed to make him happy.
     
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  3. Blinkism

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    Played doubles with Charles Manson back in the day.
     
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  4. downs_chris

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    it's hard to play with a sweaty shirt holding me down!
     
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  5. decades

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    what then are guys who notice and start threads about guys without shirts?
     
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    :lol: .
     
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  7. Topspin24

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    So what if we don't?
     
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    I think you are getting excited (subconsciously of course). Hint: Sigmund Freud :D
     
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  9. LanEvo

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    I wish I could play tennis without a shirt on, sadly, I can't... :cry:
     
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    I play without a shirt off.
     
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    If only they made white "Italian-American" tees in wickable polyester.
     
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    I take my shirt off when it's hot.
    I don't cheat.
    Taking passes at ladies too young for me would be very hard, something along the lines of chasing 12 year olds, as I'm 15.

    Might still hold true for adults though, I did see a shirtless dude cheating his dad on a line call in a social match. Loudest guy on the courts by far.
     
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  13. GetBetterer

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    downs_chris:
    That's what a second shirt is for!

    Also, I have noticed it, i.e. Tommy Haas and as you stated, I wish some girls would play with out their clothes on either. I know I would lose and I wouldn't care because I would know the reason why my movement was hindered...
     
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    Obviously, you only hate because you haven't seen the light that is -- Chinese Federer
    http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=339136
    :lol:
     
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  15. NickH87

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    I play with my shirt off all the time as long as I am comfortable with the people I am playing against. I hate tans lines so I figure if I am out in the sun, I can kill two birds with one stone, have fun playing tennis and get a killer tan.
     
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    who is this guy, Andy Rooney???
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    OP, nice generalizations. Fail.

    I like to get a tan. So if it's warm enough, the shirt comes off.
     
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    So says the criminal sociopath!!!

    I was playing on a court and then Chinese Federer came over and insulted my backhand before challenging me to a fight.

    OK, that didn't happen, but it probably would have - you can't trust these guys without shirts and too much testosterone.
     
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  19. maverick66

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    what about those of us who dont wear any shorts? :)
    (It keeps me from overheating.)
     
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    :twisted:^^^^^
     
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    But then you have to deal with the heavy swing-weight :(
     
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    sorry i just wanna get my bronze on...
     
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    This has been a pressing concern for so many of us, thanks for getting the movement started. I think that the department of, you know, whatever, the appropriate department, would be very interested in learning about what's going on at the tennis courts these days. We should all sign an open letter of complaint.
     
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    It's the anti shirt naked guy movement. Get rid of the psycho naked guy movement.
     
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    i could try that...but then i end up going through 5 or 6 shirts...then that means, more laundry to do...it's much easier to play topless! plus no more farmer's tan...i mean, my tennis courts are next to a pool...lots of topless people there too! does it really matter?
     
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    Wish I could play shirtless, but no club I hit at allows it. It is brutally hot in FL and farmer's tans suck.
     
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    We need more naked tennis shots. Preferably of the girls!
     
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    You talking about this guy?

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  30. Jim Hendricks

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    I use to play without a shirt all the time until one of the guys I played with got skin cancer. Decided the tan wasn't worth it.
     
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  31. JRstriker12

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    ROTFLMAO!
    *clearing coffee off the monitor that just shot out of my nose*

    maverick66 - a dry-fit tennis-kilt with a ball holding sporran (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sporran) may be the answer for you. ;)
     
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    Wear sunblock! Shirts dont prevent UV rays from reaching your skin anyways.
     
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    True. There are also some shirts that have an SPF rating.
    I usually wear a hat to keep the sun out of my eyes.
    I always put on sunblock, but sometimes go sans shirt.

    Bareback surfing is way better than surfing w/a shirt but
    you have to go early morning to avoid getting burnt. Just
    harder to paddle w/a wetsuit. The wax does eventually
    cause a mild rash, though.
     
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  34. maverick66

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    If I owned a kilt I would play in one no problem. The better question is do I wear anything underneath it?:)
     
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    Based on your previous comment - I think commando is the only answer. LOL!
     
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    That is hairy enough to be arrested for. Must be a closet psycho.
     
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    I think it would make you able to move easier. Plus the free points I would get whenever I hit a jumping shot would make it worth it.
     
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  38. ubermeyer

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    i hate this
    wear some clothing, jeez!!
     
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    haha this is such a true stereotype
     
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  40. Fifth Set

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    Exactly. Where is the OP playing that this is such a common problem - prison yard courts?!
     
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  41. kiteboard

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    It's not where, but who is playing next to me, that's the problem.
     
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  43. Juges8932

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    Whenever I play sports outside, I never wear a shirt. I am OCD about having an even tan. I don't want that nasty-ass farmer's tan, lol. Not a big deal. Unless you are fat, then you should keep your shirt on.
     
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  44. Fifth Set

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    Wow, you really are in Oakland, aren't you!
     
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  45. NickH87

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    Hit the nail on the head. Hit the gym and then you can lose the shirt :twisted:
     
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