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  1. Clarky21

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    But we HAVE seen it, and I have heard stories from fans and such that he can be unpleasant. The problem is tards don't want to hear about those things so they shut them out in order to continue to live in their Nadal utopia. I have seen people on certain websites do this sort of thing time and time again.
     
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    Dyldore and Rocky89, please stop feeding Clarky's trolling. She just keeps polluting this thread. Thanks.
     
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    I second this big time.Cristi keeps on arguing with Clarky,which pisses me off so much.Clarky is just so annoying,and seeing some one argue with her makes me throw up.:)
     
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    Well then you are right up there as a stalker because you have talked about whether Nadal is really with his girlfriend or not many times on this forum. ;)
     
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    Third it. The more people keep arguing with Clarky the more deranged he gets. Leave him alone. Please. Don't give him the attention he is so desperately seeking.
     
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    No, I don't. A little child-like with some things, but that doesn't = immature.
    He's never said he hates animals. And plenty of people are afraid of animals at that. Being close to his family doesn't make him immature, and there are reasons for not liking the dark, I understand it perfectly. Having some anxiety issues is not being immature either.

    No, there isn't, did you miss the smiley I put?. It's simply that if anything is going to be considered stalker like it'd surely be that kind of stuff about his personal life and not a poster's comments about a public event he took part in.

    I said none of that bothers me. Maybe it is you who had her pure image of him ruined by his Armani adds and the like, maybe that's why they upset you so much.

    Only anything that suggests something positive about him. Anything negative must be taken at face value apparently (or greatly exaggerated).

    Sorry guys but tough luck if you don't like it ;)

    Take my advice and just scroll down posts that bother you somehow.
     
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    Mister, if you don't like what I post put me on ignore, and then actually ignore me. Thanks, Sir.
     
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    If Nadal is child-like that makes him immature unless you think kids are totally mature already.

    Not a chance. Nadal was far from pure long before he did those ads. And the reason I don't like them is because they're crap, not because he is trying(and failing)to be sexy in them.

    This could be said about people who think the sun shines out of Nadal's a**. Anything negative is immediately deemed as trolling, and then attacked fervently. Just look at Mr. Vernonbc,who still won't address me as female and instead passive aggressively attempts to insult me by calling me a "he", and that oddball Tushar, who I put on ignore eons ago because he went so far off the deep end. Both of them are trying to police what people talk about on here when it comes to Nadal because it doesn't suit them, and they want to continue their Nadal utopia. There are many others who are guilty of this as well, and one of them(feetofclay I believe)actually went as far as to try and scold me, and police what's posted on this thread a few pages ago. Why are Nadal fans like this? It's bizarre.

    We definitely agree on this. :)
     
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    Okay, sorry, I was just confused by you saying the exact opposite of what you are saying now.

    My B, I didn't know he/she does this often, I'l stop. :)

    Anyways, here's some newish stuff about Rafa:

    http://blogs.bettor.com/Rafael-Nada...career-threatening-injury-Tennis-News-a208626

    http://www.nadalnews.com/2012/12/12...ery-returns-and-doping-controls/#.UMyvam_IV2c

    The second one is translated so it sounds weird sometimes lol.
     
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    How very 1995 of you. :lol:

    And please read through the posts of Beast of Mallorca and the oddball Tushar before you let them decide for you that I am a rotten person. Beasty can't even converse without hurling insults and namecalling in every post, and Tushar needs no explanation.

    Also, which resurrected banned user are you?
     
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    Well, I was going to private message you this...but I don't see that I can lol.

    Don't worry, I'm not letting them completely decide for me, you still have a shot! :razz:

    I'm not an old user, I just made this account a day ago. I had looked through a few threads here but never cared to post, but I was bored yesterday, soooo.....
     
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    No private messaging on this board. Hopefully they add it in the future so people can argue on here without running up post counts. :lol:
     
  13. Crisstti

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    But that is why I used "child-like" and not "childish". It's my understanding that the former doesn't have the negative connotations of immaturity the later has.
    There are aspects to his personality which are child like, like maybe his giggling, his being afraid of thunderstorms or the dark. But other than that he always comes as quite a mature person in interviews. Much more than players older than him. Maybe this is why he seems to have several friends quite older than him...

    You can't be serious :shock: (not that he even has to try...).

    Maybe, surely I see some of that in Nadal fans in, for example, insisting he has no problem with the anti-doping tests and is not complaining, when he clearly is (and, might I say again, has every right to). But I don't know what problem you have with Vernon or any Nadal fan here, they're all basically very nice from what I can tell. Maybe in other websites what you said would apply more...

    But you do that as well. For example, you took his word right away that he was a little burnout last year. But you don't if he says he's grateful for what tennis has given him and knows he's fortunate.
     
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    This thread is worse than ever. Please, Chrissti, stop trying to have reasonable arguments with some Nadal hater pretending she's a fan. You are wasting your energy. When someone dislikes Nadal's personality and everything he does or says so much, you should consider him for what he/she is and not give him/her too much attention. Trolling a fanbase from the inside is still trolling. I could also pretend to be a Federer fan just to bash him continuously...
     
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    "Nadal replied to the reporter of Aspetar, a sports medical magazine, “I remember it was a shoulder lesion a few years ago. There was not such professionalism like we have now and they didn’t know the evolution of the lesion. Initially I was recommended to see the doctor of the Spanish Tennis Federation, but since my uncle was playing with the Barcelona FC football team at the time, he took me to see the doctor of the football club. This doctor prescribed anti-inflammatory. I then went to see the doctor of the Spanish Tennis Federation who prescribed some exercises which were aimed at preventing future injuries. These were very effective.”"
    http://blogs.bettor.com/Rafael-Nada...career-threatening-injury-Tennis-News-a208626

    I hadn't heard of this shoulder injury. When would that have been?. When they talked about a career-threatening injury I thought they surely meant the foot injury.
     
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    Vernonbc is very passive aggressive, and has had a problem with me since he decided I don't a** kiss Nadal to his liking. Now he has decided to refuse to address me a a female to insult me. He is also blinded by his Nadal worship, and every single thing he does is either perfect, or has an excuse if he is less than perfect. Then there is the whole anti-doping thing that he still refuses to accept.

    That's because I think Nadal wasn't putting on his "act" for once when he said he lost passion for tennis. It was more sincere than any of this sunshine and rainbows crap he says. I think he says a lot of that stuff because he knows it's what people want to hear.

    And I think Nadal is immature. And I don't think splitting hairs bewteen the definition of childish and childlike helps his case considering he is nearing 27 years old.

    And I don't think Nadal was sexy in those Armani ads. He looked good, but his forced sexiness looked awkward. He's much sexier to me on court, and when he is not being made up by Adam Lambert's make-up artist. Lol.
     
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    So many cry babies around here. Maybe VB would be more to your liking.

    And I don't think you're really a fan of Nadal yourself. Maybe you really are a Fed fan, and are just hiding it. I'll make sure I remember you as a Fed fan from now on.
     
  18. Crisstti

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    See what I mean?, you believed him right away because it's something negative.

    He has also never backtracked on what he said then. He was a little burnout and he said so.
    There an interview during the DC final last year where he talked more at length about it. Not sure if it was posted here.

    I think he often doesn't look too great in other adds (like in the Sports Illustrated pictured) and tends to look better natural, but the Armani people did a very good job...
     
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    One? I found a lot more than one, don't lie. Why are you lying when the past posts are available for all to see?

    Who has 7900 posts in just over a year? You mean Clarky? What does she have to do with me? And you may not post a lot on here but how many posts do you make on other Nadal-based sites like Vamos Brigade or other blogs? I would hate to see how many posts you make there.
     
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    Yeah, he was referring to me. And you KNOW he has 50 thousand posts plus on VB or some other site of its ilk. He even mentioned some other Nadal site where posts all the time several pages back. I also have a feeling he posts on Nadalnews as well.
     
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    But I explained why I believed him when he said that already. I feel the act dropped so we got to hear what he really thinks. Problem is he doesn't do that very often.

    Yes he did. He was asked about what he said and he tried to say it wasn't what he really meant. Why would he do that?

    The ones with Bar Rafeli? If so those were AWFUL. He looks so much better natural than he does in ads.
     
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    Who knows? Anyway, I would like YOU to be a Federer fan. Given the very nice words you have for your favourite tennis player, it would be funny to read.
     
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    But you believe he dropped his act and is telling the truth when it fits with what you believe. And that he's lying and being PR when it doesn't.

    I'm going to try to post the interview and translate it (let me know if it's already here though so I don't bother :))

    I think what he said was being interpreted as him saying he had lost his passion for tennis, which wasn't quite what he had said. But people often interpret things in a simplistic way.

    Yeah, those ones. He looked quite good in the video of it, but he looked rather awkward in the pics. He usually looks much better natural, on court or wherever than in adds, but the Armani campaign was an exception. He looked different, but great both in the pics and videos.
     
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    Sorry to shatter your illusions cc but if you go to Vamos Brigade you will find zero, zip, nada, none, no posts from me on that forum. I'm registered there under the same name, vernonbc, but simply to read some of the articles they dig up and more particularly the ones they translate. As for other blogs, I participate in a couple of small Rafa fan forums where the people are funny and bright and silly and intelligent and we have a lot of laughs and giggles usually, and unfortunately some sad times when our guy is hurt and we're feeling badly for him. No trolls, no obviously delusional anti-fans to junk up the discussions.

    This thread used to be pretty good but it sure has been derailed lately. My Freudian analysis is that it's Christmas time and Clarky is more troubled and lonely than ever and has no friends in the real world so unfortunately is spending more and more time here posting nonsense that gets attention not available to him in real life. I could be wrong but there is no doubt that the individual has some serious problems and they're being fed here. It's kind of sad, actually, to have that kind of view about life and certain people.

    eta: Crisstti, you're normally one of my favourite posters but I don't think you're doing Clarky any favours by engaging him in these drawn out discussions that just encourage him to go deeper into his delusions.
     
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    You guys must be a riot.
     
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    You are out of your mind, and I laugh at you for your dumb assumptions about my life considering you could not be more off base here if you tried.

    Actually, Sir, I have a great family, and great friends. I don't long for any type of companionship from anyone because I already have it. I think maybe you need to take a look at your own life considering you are a middle aged man who is lusting after and obsessed with a 26 year old tennis player who you don't know and have never met in your entire life. So much so that you are attempting to bully a poster on an anonymous tennis forum for posting things that don't line up with your Nadal utopia. I bet you have kids who are close to Nadal's age going off of what you have posted on here. Sure sounds like there is a whole lot missing from your life when you break it down that way, mister.
     
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    I bet they have real humdingers on those Nadal forums where they can have one big circle jerk without anyone offering up any differing opinions about their deity. It's the epitome of living in a bubble.
     
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    Vernonbc, just let Crissti waste her time with Clarky. She's a lost cause. And you should have kept the VB forum, or else Clarky will infiltrate them and troll some more.
     
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    Only 12 days left. :)

     
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    Great pictures CMM. Rafa looks truly amazed at the 'trophy'. :)
     
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    LMAOOO!! Epic.
     
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    Those pictures of Nadal with the strange trophy are the happiest I've ever seen a tennis player. Federer, Djokovic and Murray don't seem to enjoy life as much as Nadal does.
     
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    Horrific picture. Bad all the way around.
     
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    There will be an interview with Rafa aired today in Spain, at 22:30. It will apparently be posted on http://www.plus.es after it airs.
     
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    I saw a clip of this and what he had to say did not sound encouraging. It really solidified my opinion that he's finished. He's far too injury prone, and his knees are still not well even after all this time. Sucks not to have anyone to root for anymore since there is no one coming up. Oh well, I guess.
     
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    I saw it too and it didn't sound particularly encouraging health wise, no. He did say, again, that he's hoping to be fine by March or so, so I think you should wait to see how he does then before considering him finished :)

    He said he will play Abu Dhabi and depending on how he feels then he will see what he'll play next. I wonder if we can bring over the translation from VB without getting banned there?, I think you can if you give credit? :confused:
    I'm a little busy right now to translate it myself.
     
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    He looks drunk/stoned in the first one :lol;
     
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    But if he is still not fine after not playing for 6 months, how is playing actual matches going to help the situation? It's only going to make it worse if he plays before his knees are completely healed. I think he knows what's up and is dropping hints without actually coming out and saying it. Stringing his fans along like this is pushing him into d*uchebag territory with Eeyore.
     
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    He says he doesn't know how his knee will respond when he actually plays matches.

    His knee could be getting better despite him practising now (and increasing the intensity of it) as long as he doesn't really push it.

    He was playing injured this year, and he could even have kept on playing... who knows how well his knees can actually be/get, but that doesn't mean he can't play around it. He's been doing it for years.
     
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1O09L-OFdI

    Q: How are you, as for today?

    Rafa: Fine. I’m better of my knee, I’m not perfect, we’re not going to deceive anyone. I’m better, I’m with hope (or illution) because I see that in these last two months I’ve taken a step forward, which hadn’t happened the first three (months). I’ll start to play in Abu Dhabi and we’ll see how… how everything goes. I have doubts, like it’s normal. Physically, in regards to the knee, of course one has fears, one doesn’t know how it’s going to respond. All you can do is trust the doctors, trust Rafa (Maymo, must be) and that everything work out well but… I accept, and I’m prepared to accept that that at the beginning my knee might not respond well, and I might have to take it easy (0:44) for some months, to compete, to stop, compete, stop, during the first three months more or less, no?. (0:50) This I have more or less accepted and into my head and I’m prepared for it. I suppose that to try to be fine, physically and tennistically speaking, for IW/Miami, in order to be able to arrive well trained, well prepared physically, well prepared tennistically, to Montecarlo. (1:10) I’m satisfied by… self-improvement, more than by triumph. I know I have improved myself, personally, and that is what gives me tranquility and happiness…
     
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    The way he worded it it seems as if the knee is still bothering him, and has not healed like he previously said. It is clearly still a major problem, even after all this time off. Not a good sign at all.

    As you know my hopes were already rock bottom low, but when I saw that clip of that interview, my hopes have now descended into the depths of hell they are so low. I really think he's finished. I need a new player to root for which sucks since no one else appeals to me. Pfft.
     
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    Well, I posted the translation of that clip. The whole interview's been posted on YouTube as well:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cY7CsUPJN5I

    I haven't watched it myself yet.

    Anyway, it would seem the knee is bothering him still somewhat. He had said he wasn't going to come back until 100% fine, but maybe he feels he cannot affor to lose more points and teh doctors have said it's OK to play?.

    I very much doubt it's much of a good idea for him to play a tournament like the AO like this. He should just come over here.
     
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    Agreed. I can't see how pounding around on the molasses courts at the AO will help him at all. I can just picture him doing in his knee for good that way with a horrific injury right before our very eyes. He should start off slower, his ranking be damned.
     
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    Definitely.
     
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    Nearly all players who comeback from injury play in pain in the beginning. Its part of the process. Nadal can play, but he just will stop training when the pain is too much. Training is always the bigger issue, as Nadal actually trains harder than he plays.
     
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