"Signed" Tennis bags

Discussion in 'Other Equipment' started by Perry the Platypus, Jul 12, 2012.

  1. Perry the Platypus

    Perry the Platypus Rookie

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    Is anyone else annoying by the seemingly growing trend of placing "electronic signatures" on bags?

    I know Wilson does this and I was recently looking at Head bags and much to dismay the only two bag lines I liked had signatures (one by Murray and one by Djokovic).

    My question is why do they do this?!?! Is this something that everyone else likes?
     
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  2. Perry the Platypus

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    sorry this was supposed to go in the other equipment thread....

    my bad
     
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  3. Swissv2

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    Look at it this way: These bags are very specific signature bags, and 98% of the people who buy these bags will never get an opportunity in their life to actually get a real autograph by a pro. It is a marketing strategy to make money. No more, no less.

    If you don't like the signatures, then I really recommend in getting a bag that doesn't have the signatures, even though they may not be your first choice.
     
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  4. SwankPeRFection

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    Get whatever you want. Personally I didn't buy my bag because I couldn't get Fed's real signature, lol. I bought it because I liked it more than the previous year's version (with the really big signature) and it was a bit more streamlined as well. The black weave design also matched my iPhone cover, lol.

    Anyway, I like it, I bought it. The signature wasn't high on the list of what appealed to me to buy the bag.
     
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  5. sportsfan1

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    I find the signature cosmetic annoying too. They should make it optional (not sure how that would be done).
     
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  6. RidAH

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    I got my Wilson Fed supersix bag with the massive sig just because it was the cheapest of that size. The sig is increasingly annoying however. I think it's more geared towards kids as a design. You don't see adults with posters of their idols either...
     
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  7. NJ1

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    I think you're correct. I have a Yonex 6-pack bag and wouldn't have bought it with a signature, unless severely reduced.
     
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  8. Rattler

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    I thought this was about autographed, as in actual autographed bags.
     
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  9. ThomasTerrible

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    It clearly says "electronic signatures" in the OP.
     
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