Tennis Warehouse-Mid Atlantic Chapter

Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by zapvor, Apr 24, 2007.

  1. zapvor

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    wooooooo we got a MAC member coming back. as rick ross says, "we make them motherfckers fly cross the at lantic'.
     
  2. zapvor

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    omg you switched to dunlop?????? thats like....tommy haas...who lost to isner at the legg mason. but isner is actually pretty darn decent.

    so as MAC members we get discounts on strining right?
     
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    Ahh too bad PP and I will be gone by mid-August.

    And, please don't try to get our TW MAC thread shut down due to the use of profanity. :mad:
     
  4. zapvor

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    i am up for it. but is this going to be one of those 'yea i can get us onto [ ] courts' kinda thing?
     
  5. Sup2Dresq

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    Zap,

    We will wait until you hit a serve over 100 to take a court? *crickets chirp* :p

    Pure Prestige,

    Speaking of serve, your MAC record of 122mph was shattered Sunday afternoon by Han. He hit 125mph. 3 witnesses. So you have some work to do.
     
  6. mrHan

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    Yep, I switched to the Dunlop M-Fil 300. Had I known it was such a good racquet, I would have made that switch years ago. Sure we can give a discount on stringing to MAC members

    Pure Prestige, yes, you do have some work to do. Though, don't break my record so fast yet. I want to hold on to it as long as I can.
     
  7. Topaz

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    I had to go to the end of the second page to find this thread!!!

    Bumpity bump bump...
     
  8. zapvor

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    so basically, we arent going to the US Open then.
     
  9. zapvor

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    the fall season

    also, now that fall is coming so to speak, and people are going back to school, whos all left? i know MrHan and Sup are around, but they dont come to the meetings anymore. i havent been going either myself. anyways whoever wants to meet up still let us know!
     
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    i just went back and read day 6 7 8 and the finals days threads you posted, and they were excellent. i was only there the first saturday and then fri and finals, so i missed quite a lot of matches. your threads were great. aside from the pics, i loved the commentary more. i had no idea there was even going to be a TT MAC picture thing!
     
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    Topaz, good job on bumping our beloved thread. lol...

    It's a shame that school starts soon and some of us will have to go back. In PurePrestige and ShcMad's case, school is 4 hrs. away so unless we come back home for a weekend, we won't be able to show up at regular TW MAC meets.

    But....I know that there's still plenty of dedicated members left. So, don't let TW MAC die! hehehe.
     
  12. Topaz

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    Well, in case I don't get to meet you guys before you leave, have a great year! Don't party toooooo much, ok? ;)
     
  13. Swissv2

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    enough talk, more pictures and videos!
     
  14. KoreanHB

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    hey guys i'm back in town, when is the next meet?
     
  15. mrHan

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    Lets get something going by the next two weeks. I'll be playing a tournament in September and participating over 3 weekends (3 events). I don't know if Sup is going to play too as it is a Reston tournament.
     
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    FYI

    Han is the Nadal of this tournament. He hasn't lost yet.

    I expect to play in it this year.
     
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    Yes, but this year I'm going to have my butt handed on a silver platter by Daan. He wants his name in the history books too. :)
     
  18. Sup2Dresq

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    Daan. Oh my.

    I need to take both of you out the night before the tournament for drinking, a long drive out too the woods.. and some mafioso knee breaking.. oh.. wait.. im saying too much..

    Good luck.
     
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    ....but I thought I was your friend? You wouldn't really do that to a friend would you? :(
     
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    Hey everyone! I just found this posting... good to know theres a good presence from the Mid-atlantic on TW.

    I'm in the DC metro area myself so if anyone is down for hitting I'm always game. Especially for anyone in the Arlington, VA or Bethesda/silverspring, MD areas.
     
  21. Topaz

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    Ha! So now we know the secret to your tournament success.

    Hmmm, might have to try that myself!
     
  22. KoreanHB

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    which tournaments are you guys entering? I would like to play in one although I am not as good as you guys.
     
  23. Sup2Dresq

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    Funny.

    I'm starting to get addicted to your tennis blog btw. Please don't miss an important match. Thanks.
     
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    Hey guys... any 4.0/4.5+ players in the Arlington, VA or Bethesda, MD area?
    Looking to try and find some hitting partners after work :)
     
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    lol... I started reading it too. A good day for serbian tennis was funny.
     
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    I may be at Cabin John this weekend. But early ... like 6:30AM.
     
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    heheh yea 6:30am is definitly early for a weekend hit :)

    But if your ever up for hitting anytime during the week after 6pm I'm usually good for that.
     
  28. Topaz

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    Wow...so people are actually reading?

    Alright then...I gotta go update how I got my butt kicked last night!
     
  29. Topaz

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    Many thanks...sometimes I wonder if the things I think are funny are just...strange to everyone else.
     
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    You go to Tech right? Why do y'all start so early?
     
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    I think Tech usually starts ealier than other schools but ends a little bit earlier as well. I wish it started a little later and ended a little earlier.... but we can't have the cake and eat it too, you know... :mad:

    When do you leave for the windy city?
     
  32. Sup2Dresq

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    Great post today, now if we can get you to podcast. I would suscribe.
     
  33. Topaz

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    Oh jeez, I have no idea how to do that!

    Just a warning, frequency will more than likely decrease when I go 'back to school' (I'm a teacher). I'm not sure if my blog will get blocked or not with our firewall. I think I'm going to try to figure out some way of updating on specific days? Or maybe just whenever something happens...I don't know, still working out some kinks!

    But thank you for the positive feedback!

    Oh, and I'm having my wisdom teeth out Friday, so depending on how long I stay unconscious, I may miss some quarter/semi action. :sad:
     
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    where are you again? i am up for hitting when i am not stuck in the office. welcome back by the way! you brought the MAC presents right :p ;)
     
  35. zapvor

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    hahahaha. I want to see Sup and MrH head to head. may the best one prevail. maybe i will enter just so you two wont get to win;) but that's mean...

    so when does everyone want to hit? i vote for weekday after work? should i send an evite? hopefully everyone can get together one last time before some of us head back to school!
     
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    welcome! i work and live in the district, so we can try to meet up. where do you usually go to hit?
     
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    Not until the second week of September. :(

    It's really late and all my friends who are going to Tech, VCU, and UVA are all leaving either this weekend or next. I'm kinda bummed.
     
  38. Topaz

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    Jeez, I suddenly feel really old.
     
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    Starlite, I think it's better to start school later than earlier. While your friends are studying hard, you'll be on your couch watching the US Open with popcorn on your hand!

    lol @ Topaz's post. I wish I was out of school and working!
     
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    Haha, yeah too bad I'll be watching all alone...

    Hopefully in the next year or so (when I scare up some $$$) I'll be able to go to Flushing Meadows and see it live! :p

    Topaz, don't feel bad, you're not old! Oh, and Schmad be careful what you wish for! My mom tells me every day that people in school have it easy, and the work force isn't all that. ;)
     
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    Your mom is right!!! :) Though, I can't complain too much, as far as jobs go, I think mine is pretty cool.
     
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    Great blog Topaz.

    What kind of teacher are you?
     
  43. Topaz

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    Thank you!

    I'm an elementary school music teacher. I get to teach what I love, I don't give homework, and I get a schedule that accomodates trips to districts and tournaments quite easily!
     
  44. KoreanHB

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    hey zap, sorry I have been busy even though i'm back. I can hit during the weekdays next week. I am going somewhere on sunday (tomorrow) and possibly monday too. I think I am free for the most part next week, just gotta run some errands during the day and I'll be able to hit in the afternoon. just let me know what days are good for you. by the way, did you move yet? to virginia that is?
     
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    Bumpity Bump... sorry guys. I am out of tennis this week again. I played a "little" too much tennis over the last couple of days and need at least a week for my hand to heal. I ended up with blisters on my thumb, index finger and the base of my palm. I continued on playing without treating the blister and wore through the layer of skin. I'll spare you the rest of the gory details of my blister.
     
  46. Sup2Dresq

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    Ouch! I hear if you put lemon juice on it and top it off with a little salt, it will feel much better. *totally kidding*.

    Get better. I want you 100% healthy for the SC tournament.
     
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    Great blog again Topaz!

    I love the: "Mini-wrap ups...sounds more like a snack than a post."

    I can't wait for your US Open blogs. So much I will bring my laptop on my trip just to check it out (can you feel the pressure!).
     
  48. Topaz

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    Well, since you're actually going, and I'll be stuck at pre-service week at school, with no coverage, maybe *you* should blog! You could be my first 'guest' blogger!

    Somewhere in the middle of sleeping for two days, I had a great idea for the blog, and it had something to do with the Montreal/Toronto tournies, and I can not, for the life of me, remember what the great idea was! See kids...drugs are bad!
     
  49. Topaz

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    Ouch! I only had that happen once on my thumb callous.

    I got your email...I'm just not caught up yet! (of course, if I spent less time here on TTW, that probably wouldn't be a problem!)
     
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    Hmm... Lemon Juice and Salt? Excellent Idea... time to go make some Margarita's with a hint of blister.

    Topaz, thanks for your help in advance.
     

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