*spoiler*spoiler* new headcase in town*spoiler*spoiler* :rolleyes:

Discussion in 'Pro Match Results and Discussion' started by tenalyser, Feb 15, 2006.

  1. tenalyser

    tenalyser Rookie

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    Richard what the hell was that??:confused: he was leading 1 set to 0 and dominating Clement with his beautiful backhand strokes so I went taking a snack with the confidence that Richard would break Clement in the beginning of the second set. Surprise,surprise I turn on my PC to watch the rest of the match and what do I see 3-6 4-6 3-0 in Clement's advantage. What the hell is wrong with him :mad: I thought that the Davis Cup win over Haas would give him more confidence. Please Gasquet don't turn into the next Safin.
    He is still young so he has some time to change his on-court mentality but he better be fast cause Bagdathis and the rest of the young guns have also great potential to become Grans Slam winners.
     
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  2. Moose Malloy

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    Reason #1,000 why he won't be the next Federer or Sampras as many on these boards think.
    Talent isn't everything. I think it's the least important attribute with truly great players, actually.
     
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  3. pound cat

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    Clever way to spoil the results of a recent match with absolutely no clue as to which one/who it might be. Or was this thread meant to reveal who is the genuine headcase on this board? If that was the intent, mission accomplished ....rollseyes...
     
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  4. ACE of Hearts

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    Gasquet has talent but it will be interesting too see if all the pressure will get to him.
     
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  5. vllockhart

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    The headline said spoiler, what more do you want? It seems you people will not be happy no matter what other posters do.:confused:
     
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  6. legolas

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    yeah
     
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  7. tenalyser

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    Aww poor baby you want a candy now :sad: did I ruin your live? I wrote four time the word *spoiler* if that's not enough for you to understand what my point is than you must be one irrational dummy. So stop crying like a baby (excuse me for my language but I hate when people act like they can't see the obvious) get your lazy fingers up and go to http://www.cg13.fr and watch the matches of the tournament,hard isn't it :roll:
     
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  8. Freedom

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    Gasquet has proven he has anger issues. He got disqualified for, I believe it was the French Open, a couple years ago fir throwing his racquet and hitting a linesperson in the face.

    "How did Mary die?"
    "A tennis racquet...hit her in the face!"
    "What was her face doing near a tennis racquet?"
    "No no no...this tennis racquet hunted Mary down...it was out for VENGEANCE!"

    Dane Cook, lol...
     
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  9. el_profe

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    he is a choker, like most french players are, the french and the spaniards not only in tennis but in all of sports are known for their choking ability, its like they have a very weak mental makeoup.
     
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  10. Brettolius

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    So I'm curious. I've seen this new feature that seems to have caused debate around here. Its a 'match results' section of the forum. I'm not sure I can comprehend what that means, would you mind explaining the purpose of this strange thing? Now I'm going on a hunch here, but I've been led to believe that is where you post recent or current match results. Not sure though... but seems logical. I'm probably not nearly as intelligent as you, but why would you post this in the wrong forum?
     
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  11. pound cat

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    Don't shoot the messenger . Thanks xxxx

    " Match Results
    Place your *Spoiler* threads here! Discuss tournaments, matches, and results.
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  12. Jonas

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    Let us remember.....Roger Federer was once the guy with all of the talent and none of the mental toughness. Federer was written off early in his career as a waste of talent by most people on THESE boards.
    Gasquet will win slams (multiple slams) That is the safest bet out there.
     
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  13. oscar_2424

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    You know there is a match results forum!
     
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  14. tenalyser

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    No problem mate I will explain to you why I posted it here: The match result forum is strictly for the board members to post the result of the most recent and current but I wanted to discuss Richards lack of mental strength and where better to do that than on the General pro player discussion forum. I mean Richard is a "pro" right? And I wanted to discuss something that has to do with him and his game so why would I post that in the match result forum??:confused: You can't call someone a head case without the proof that he has really been playing bad and how do you show that? thats right by showing his latest results. So it wouldn't make sens to have a "General pro player discussion" forum if we can't discuss the pros wouldn't it?:wink:
     
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  15. Brettolius

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    Color me confused, but weren't you discussing a match in progress at the time? And in the same breath posting the scores up until that point, which seems would be classified as 'match results'? That may be why why it seems to me that it would fit more in that section. I'm not in MENSA though, so what do I know.
     
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  16. pound cat

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    Then why on earth didn't you just say "Gasquet is a head case" If you say spoiler, it means match results according to this forum. If you say Spoiler , it belongs in Match Results.

    Your rationale isn't rational. Sorry, mate.
     
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  17. tenalyser

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    No actualy the match was already over when I posted it (look at the time of my first post and you will see it) If the match wasn't over why would I call him a head case? He could have mad it 3-3. But if it makes you people happy I wont't post anymore result even when using the *spoiler* altough I will never understand some of the board members obsession of not wanting to know the match results even if the match was played 3 days ago :roll: but I don't want to start a feud so I rest my case.
     
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  18. devila

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    Gasquet is not legendary player. He's 21 in 2006. How many semis/finals has he reached? Legends have at least 10 titles by age 20.
     
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  19. tenalyser

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    Well smart guy if I had written "Gasquet is a head" case and later when you open the thread and read the reason why a called him a head case (because he lost in a stupid way and got a bagel ) wouldn't you be the first one to complain: "oow tenalyser is so mean he didn't put the spoiler sign now I have to sleep with the taught that I know the outcome of a match " . Apparently nothing is good enough for you so I won't even take this to a debate level, talk to me if you want but don't count on me to respond to you.
     
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  20. edberg505

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    Ok, I don't usually jump in to these discussions but I'm gonna have to agree with tenalyser on this one. He put spoiler as plain as day on the title without giving it away. I mean it can't be any easier than that. When I see spoiler it means with big flashing lights don't go in until I've watch all the matches.
     
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  21. croatian sensation

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    That makes the 2 of us...debating about a player being a headcase is considered "general pro player discussion", or? So what should he had done...put it in Match results just because it mentioned a result? It said 4 times spoiler for Christ's sake.

    I just don't see the point of these stupid "match results" debates...if you're planning to post about some tourney in progress, about some results go to the "Match results" section, if you want to talk about something considering a player in general but have to mention his latest result (cause it's meaningful for the discussion topic itself) post here but write spoiler.Which is exactly what tenalyser did. No problem there, IMO.

    Anyway..Gasquet...well he's young, maybe it's too early predicting he'll turn into Safin :) He has time to mature yet.

    And el profe...Spaniards and Frenchmen are chokers...and Argentinians are dopers, right? (wow it even rhymes lol) Somehow I don't think Gasquet's chromosomes determine his "choking" or "non-choking".
     
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  22. rfprse

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    I don't think match result forum is just for mindless score reporting. It's for the discussions on (and based on) (players performance in) current matches and tournaments. Op's post was his reaction on the current match (which was in progress) and he was talking about his disappointment on Gasquet's performance in the match (which I share) by citing the score.
    It's perfectly fit for match result forum. No one would have wondered why he posted there if he had done that. I think other posters reactions were based on this.
     
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  23. el_profe

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    No, the argentinans are aslo chokers at least the current crop of tennis players, maybe excluding gaudio, but nalbandian and coria certainly are.

    And with the Spanish and French: Grosjean, Gasquet, Paul Henry Mathieu (probably the biggest choker on tour), Corretja, Moya, Ferrero is just mentally weak could never back up his 2003 season etc. In other sports you had the French football team who was known for its underachieving in world cup's till 1998 when they finally won at home, Spain has the same reputation, never even been past the QF's having soemtimes, title contending teams, look at basketball , Gasol and Parker are known for disappearing in the fourth quarter etc. the list goes on.
    I just did not come up with this today, its soemthing ive observed for many years, and it has nothing to do with chromosomes, it has to do more with how they are trained in the "mental" game, you can actually develop that part of youre game, not everyone is born an automatic fierce competitor who doe snot choke under pressure, you can actually build youre mental make up. The spaniards and french seem to be lacking behind in that department not the players per se but it must be the way they are brought up in the tennis world and probably just in society.
     
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  24. Noelle

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    I won't be touching this thread (I don't want to delete it, but I can't move it to Match Results, for some reason). But I will have to say that if one of the TW admin comes along and sees the *spoiler* warning, they might just delete this thread on sight. That's what it says in the sticky. ( http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=35999 )
     
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  25. jings

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    I thought it was pi$$ take of the other spoiler thread - which I hadn't bothered to post in. But now ...
    Why not put spoiler spoiler Gasquet could be a headcase spoiler spoiler. That way everyone knows it's about Gasquet and the result is still unknown, and you can then discuss his headcaseness in full and unfettered fashion to your hearts desire. He could have been a head case for hitting on the service lineswoman for all we know, but at least we've an idea what the thread is about. Not a difficult concept surely?
     
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    He is only 19 now. Two weeks younger than Nadal. Federer won his 1st slam at 21. So if Gasquet wins something by the end of 2008 he will be in the same category as Federer.
     
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  28. ta11geese3

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    It would have been better if you had been more descriptive with the title (putting spoilers only gives no clue as to what match you're spoiling), but o well... *shrugs*
     
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  29. Brettolius

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    ....bah, put it in the correct section, idiot. Surely not a hard concept. You surely do grasp it, you just wanna be an a-hole. Isn't that right, mate?
     
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  30. tenalyser

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    are you talking to me?
     
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  31. Noelle

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    OK, OK, I'll move it into Match Results. :eek:
     
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  32. Hal

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    I don't have a problem with it being in this section, but you have to give some clue (i.e. "Gasquet vs. Clement, Is someone a head case???") as to what you're spoiling. That's the whole purpose of spoilers. That way people that have seen the match can read what you have to say about a specific match/player and know that they're not going to be spoiled for a different match they may not have seen.
     
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  33. Brettolius

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    If you are in fact the OP, then yes indeedy, I am.

    (BTW, thanks Noelle)
     
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