My funny run in with Novak today

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  1. VOLLEY KING

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    Never mind
     
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  2. MichaelNadal

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    Cool story bro!
     
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    Come on, guys. I don't know how or why Nadal was even dragged into this, but there's no need to chastise him for doing something good for people less fortunate than him. I'm sure most of us wish we could do the same. I couldn't be happier that he's helping people in India.

    Let's not bring our feelings towards the player Nadal and try look at him as a human being.
     
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  4. nadalwon2012

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    Actually, Nadal's foundation covers India and Africa.
     
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  5. nadalwon2012

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    Don't you worry about that. Djokovic will never lead the H2H vs Nadal.
     
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    Don't you worry about that, Davydenko has that covered.
     
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  7. nadalwon2012

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    No player in the history of the ATP has a winning record over Nadal in BOTH h2h and slam h2h.

    Meanwhile, Nadal leads Djokovic 16-14 h2h and 5-3 slam h2h.
     
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  8. rommil

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    Yeah, I am sure right now Rafa feels like he has an edge over Nole.
     
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  9. nadalwon2012

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    Give it 3 days.
     
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  10. rommil

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    I'll give you three years.
     
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    Nadal is not fake.

    Cool story about the tennis king of the hill.
     
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    Thats where Bro's hang out.
    And other cool ass places.

    Very awesome experience you had today Epic Stuff!
     
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    LOL Every single one of you talking about me missed the point. Do you not realize that I don't post in this forum? I was just seeing how easy it is to troll, and it was easy as pie. In other words, how do you fall victim to trolls so easily?
     
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    Atatu, very nice! are you going to post it on the tennis blog?
     
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    Nadal has done considerably more charity but I don't think this is a competition anyone can win. It's nice that these guys feel they have the social responsibility to do something. You can applaud it and try do a little something yourself. Or you can bicker on an internet forum.
     
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    HAHAHA. A Legend, indeed!
     
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    Lol,you have hurt suresh's feeling by writing such a stinging post.."Exportedour poor people to US "..haha
     
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  18. nadalwon2012

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    A legend for 3 days.....
     
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  19. Sentinel

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    So now you are telling us atatu is a girl.

    Cool.
     
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  20. arche3

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    funny he had his girl carry his rackets around for him.
     
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    Yeah, the income tax department saw through that one quite easily.
     
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    Atatu is neither a girl or a boy but rather an inky picture of a
    Dragon one gets on their arm at the parlor.
     
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  23. nadalwon2012

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    It's cool how Nadal and his mom and his sister all work in India. That family is awesome! His dad has the best reactions in the crowd. They probably go to Africa too, as Nadal's foundation is focused on India AND Africa.
     
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    Rafa should give back and build foundations/ psyche units for his fans.......the Indian and African kids understand.
     
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    I am not poor, but I am not rich, let us put it that way. But many taxi drivers and night shift store workers etc here trying to survive after coming from hopeless background. For them just sending children to school and renting an apartment is miles above what they were experiencing before - and on top of that they send money home to relatives! It is relative for each person.
     
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    Yeah, he's totally photoshopped: You can see missing pixels everywhere!
     
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    I must re-read The Hobbit some day !
     
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  28. TheTruth

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    That was nice of him. I wouldn't mind getting a picture with Novak.
     
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    lol so true
     
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  30. Tennis_Hands

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    Do you even understand, what he means?

    This post of yours says "No".
     
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  31. nadalwon2012

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    Don't fret, child. I'll translate for you.

    In reply, I said "Give it 3 days."

    Why? Because rommil's sarcastic post will be put to the test in 3 days.
     
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    I remember watching the match live back in 03. Good times.
     
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  34. Tennis_Hands

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    No. rommil's post has nothing to do with any tennis match. That is why it cannot be put to the test in three days.

    On the other hand, YOUR post does not need to be repeated. It is not at all hard to understand, what you are saying. On the contrary. You are very predictable, so even before you say it people know what your comment/reaction will be.
     
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  35. nadalwon2012

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    You are only as good as your last match. Whoever wins the most recent match has the edge (if the H2H itself doesn't - Nadal currently leads Djokovic 16-14). Give it 3 days.
     
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    enough with this!
     
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    I think the correct term is "outsourced" :)

    atatu that sounds like a real fun experience. Would love to see your pictures if you feel like sharing.

    It's a pity your thread got turned into the normal crap surrounding Fed/Djoko/Nadal
     
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  38. atatu

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    Ok, here's the long awaited picture.

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    thank you. a great pic. cute kids :)
     
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    Djoker takes a lot of hate but I think he's very genuine. he's just very very Serbian which many Americans and Brits may find aggressive and classless.

    Question: why did he take his rackets on a hike up a mountain??
     
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  41. atatu

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    You know, I'm not sure. His friend was taking pics of him hitting some snow balls and some pine cones with them, so they obviously weren't frames that he was going to play his match with. He didn't have a professional photographer with him, just his friends.
     
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  42. dr325i

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    the gut will love that snowball stuff...
     
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    Interesting thing is that 80% of the rest of the world will take a Serb to have fun with over an American/Brit any time.

    Therefore, I don't think Novak should be concerned about the feelings he raises at those ;)

    PS: I am a Serbian American (or vice-versa...)
     
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    Can we all agree that there is something evil about Novak's smile - as if he is laughing at the whole world?
     
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    I like Serbs. I spent six months in the Balkans working on a masters in international law and got to know many Serbs, as well as Croats Slovenians Bosnians and the like. I just meant to point out why some westerners might not understand Serbs and their humor/personalities.
     
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  46. dr325i

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    Ironically, I lived in the USA for 20 years and never had any issues.
    Last 2+ years I lived in Europe and had tough time with people understanding my humor and sarcasm/character...
     
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    Great picture!! No offense atatu, but your kid in the green sweatshirt looks a little like Novak did when he was a child! :)
     
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    Reading the OP, I thought there would be a blonde in the picture! jk, cool pic! Did you see anyone else - Fed or Rafa maybe..
     
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  49. Towser83

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    that's awesome! Great picture, very cool to see
     
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