Oddest prize ever for a tennis tournament...

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  1. phishua

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    Apparently this hat is what you get for winning the Masters de Bilbao in Northern Spain. The hat is called a txapela (cha-peh-lah) and is typical of Basque country.

    In conclusion, I'm in favor of more goofy hats as prizes. :)

    BTW Verdasco won it last year:
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  2. teto29

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    that is really funny... they should do stuff like that more often
     
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    hell yeah... i propose a christie's bowler for sw19...

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    I'd wear it out clubbing or to the bars. It would be a great opener.

    -Jon
     
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    ^^^That tiny trophy better be studded with Large Diamonds...
     
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    Funny you should mention odd prizes.

    The snooker over the weekend awarded the winner their own body weight in pies! :)
     
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    That was LOL when I heard that:)
     
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    one weird trophy
     
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    Didn't Fed win a cow once?
     
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    That hat is rocking. Verdasco makes it work!
     
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    Urn for ashes?

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    Is it a lump sum award or given over a period of time?

    Imagine 175 pounds of meat pies delivered to your house
     
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    that is really odd.
    Here is some more.
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    he he, some funny gifts indeed. :)
     
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    I imagine Pukka were relieved that Stephen Lee didn't win! Note how there was nothing like that in Bill Werbeniuk's days.
     
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    Fed and Juliette

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    Save Willy!!!
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    Is that Brugruera with the Godzilla of Gummi Bears?

    Hhaha, yeah, that was the old Paris Bercy trophy. Almost like a 3D drawsheet. DId it have names of past champions on it...or that year's draw. I guess if it were past champions, it would not be a take-home trophy.

    The new Paris Bercy trophy is that spider-looking thing with Daveed and Djoko above. I bet Nole preferred making out with the whale, though.

    Props to JCF for rockin' that Basque chapeau (chapela) very nicely.
     
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    Papa, Mamma - mira, mira ... look what Gordo brought home from his metal shop class.
     
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    Sail away Kolya!!
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  26. Oh! This makes me like Andy Murray even more!! He looks sooo happy to have won! Im sure he must be a hilarious dude !

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    actually this picture could be very well from a funeral.
    Murray burrying his carreer.:twisted:
     
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  28. By looking at his facial expression, a funeral would be much more likely!
    Oh, so thats where it went ! :twisted:
     
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    Not sure which tournament this is.

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  31. Seat Open Barcelona?
     
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  33. CMM

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    Yes..................
     
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    Catella Swedish Open.
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    The evil Sod killed Bambi.:cry:
     
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    that isn't Bambi!That looks like a bull.:?
    He took the bull by the horns that evil Swede.
     
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    That's Bambi! He likes to torture beautiful innocent creatures, because he's jealous.
     
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    he has to have got that from holland what other country would give you that
     
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    Not sure! What a great prize though, i'm sure it would keep me going 'till March time at least! ;)

    lol yeah, I bet they were glad Ding Junhui won. He's probably the tiniest player around.
     
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    Geez, what a can of worms I've opened...

    This, along with the thread where people put funny pictures or pros and fake dialogue to accompany, has to be one of the BEST. THREADS. EVER!!!

    P.S. What was that thread with the pictures and dialogue?
     
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    lol, I doubt he even knows what to do with his computer tower.
     
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    Great Thread
     
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    Nice photo of Fed and Mirka!

    Sorry Fed and Milka:)
     
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    Germany.This is from Hamburg.

    Why you say this about Holland???:confused:

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    hahah Rafa is like "WTF!, I cant even bite this"
     
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    oh how thoughtful!They gave him the flowers AND the vase to put them in.
     
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    Who's that? Aren't Cala lilies the symbol of death???


    Did the guy do well after that?
     
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    Whaaaaaaaaaaaaa?

    Why? :confused::confused::confused:
     
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