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  1. Sup2Dresq

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    TWMAC Aug 2008 BBQ/Meet

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    So its time to put together another BBQ. Hopefully before the holiday weekend.

    So lets throw out some dates. Location will be decided after we get a date.

    Aug 16th?
    Aug 23rd?
    Aug 30th?

    Like last time, it will be a pot luck situation. Anyone know of a great park with a nice grill area, that would be ideal.

    Sup
     
  2. Topaz

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    Aug 16 -no
    Aug 23 - yes
    Aug 30 - yes

    The only places I know that have grilling areas are around here, in Alexandria. Did you have a specific area in mind for the meet?
     
  3. tfm1973

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    really nice critique. i agree with your assessment. flashy looks great and gets all the lesbian chicks but consistency and solid play works everytime. it'd be interesting to see them play a set and see which play reigns supreme - iron chef style.
     
  4. sapient007

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    tfm.

    bad news. 60GB is about to die. turned it on and it's making a low pitched noise. transfer rate is also unstable.

    good news: found you a 10GB that's low leveling right now. drive looks good. also should be big enough for kids unless you are trying to hide porn away from your suspecting wife.
     
  5. tfm1973

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    i don't know what you are talking about sappy. this is a PG rated thread. i think we should keep this about tennis only. it's only about the tennis. nothing else.

    Sup -- you wanna shoot for a Sat morning or Sun morning tennis session somewhere? could be at least 3 of us with you, Sap and EZRA. any other takers?

    *edit* ahh crap. i cannot commit to any tennis. i am merely a bystander.
     
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  6. sapient007

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    event: Legg Mason thursday (Aug 14th)

    location: DC

    since there's a lack of response for tickets i'm assuming that people will order their own tickets? or maybe thinking of picking up at the door? regardless can i get a show of hands how many members are thinking of attending on that day?
     
  7. Sup2Dresq

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    How about early early Saturday morning (tomorrow), so its not as hot, and you can get back to your family before the first cheerio is poured.
     
  8. tfm1973

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    how about 7:00 or 8:00? i'm serious.
     
  9. sapient007

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    is that something i can join? otherwise i was thinking about hitting shiloh tennis clinic at 7:30am
     
  10. Xisbum

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    See my post #10969.

    None of my business, but your coach's negotiating for a shorter match with the Lady Topaz makes you look wimpy and scared. Be a man. Play her straight up, real tennis. Grrrrr.

    Just sayin'. :)
     
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    I'd be up for some early SAT tennis... TFM, I'll email you my number just in case
     
  12. Sup2Dresq

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    I can do either. I say 8am, since we know about Sappy and his sleep habits.

    Of course Sappy.

    We'll make it happen.


    How about we meet at the Montgomery College Germantown Campus at 8am. Someone bring OJ and donuts to keep TFM happy.

    We good to go?
     
  13. tfm1973

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    [b]event: Legg Mason thursday (Aug 14th)
    
    location: DC
    
    since there's a lack of response for tickets i'm assuming that people will order their own tickets? or maybe thinking of picking up at the door? regardless can i get a show of hands how many members are thinking of attending on that day?[/b]
    confirmed:
    xisbum


    xisbum: you need tickets? bring your cane, wizard hat, hippie-t, remaining good knee etc etc.
     
  15. sapient007

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    holy flaming poop that's far. you guys want to consider cabin john?? isn't that in the middle between reston, germantown and DC??.. not a problem if it's been decided. don't worry about me b/c i'm only good for maybe 15mins or so anyhow
     
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    So its time to put together another BBQ. Hopefully before the holiday weekend.

    So lets throw out some dates. Location will be decided after we get a date.

    Aug 16th?
    Aug 23rd? Topaz
    Aug 30th? Topaz

    Like last time, it will be a pot luck situation. Anyone know of a great park with a nice grill area, that would be ideal.

    Sup
     
  17. Xisbum

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    If you're ordering tickets, get one for me. Are you confirmed?
     
  18. sapient007

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    [b]event: Legg Mason thursday (Aug 14th)
    
    location: DC
    
    since there's a lack of response for tickets i'm assuming that people will order their own tickets? or maybe thinking of picking up at the door? regardless can i get a show of hands how many members are thinking of attending on that day?[/b]
    confirmed:
    xisbum
    sap
     
  19. auzzieizm

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    I can't remember off the top of my head if there are BBQ grills there, but I suggest Bluemont Park off Wilson Blvd. There is a boatload of covered picnic tables, bathrooms, vending machines in case, water fountains, 10 tennis courts recently resurfaced with the blue/green USO colors, all courts are lighted, there is plenty of parking, baseball field, close to Ballston metro, walking paths, it is in Arlington, there are even two extra courts across the street, trees, winged wildlife, bunnies, trash cans, guys who scream "AWAY" when the ball goes close to the lines, etc.
     
  20. JRstriker12

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    Aug 16th? - No- Wedding
    Aug 23rd? - No- Wedding Anniversary time that Weekend.
    Aug 30th? Maybe..........Have to check with HQ.
     
  21. Xisbum

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    Ah, ha. Exposed for the tennis elitist you are. And Sam Kennison would offer this for your buffet dining companion problem: EAT FASTER!!!
    Sage advice, indeed, for one with your enormous storage capacity. :)

    Carry on, sailor, carry on.
     
  22. JRstriker12

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    Actually, we were going to try a battle of the backhands if Auzzie wasn't able to make it.

    Playing HW would be fun.

    Where I see he has the big edge is the Sampras-like serve that he can crack. He aced me three times in a row with a Dr. Ivo type angle. Them "janks" bounced about 4 feet in front the service line and kept going before I even moved.

    That match would come down to if I was able to make a dent in his service game and I'm thinking: HW serve > JR Serve
     
  23. ShcMad

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    PP and I will probably leave for school on the 22nd or 23rd. So, we probably won't make it.
     
  24. sapient007

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    with the probability of tfm bailing on me today. who's hitting when and where?
     
  25. hollywood9826

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    So Bailers call each other Bailers now :)

    as fa as meet for me.

    16- Is a go
    23- no go
    30- Is a go

    Auzzie,

    Im not offering to sell my frames to ya or nothing, but It seems you enjoy hitting with the old school frames. I will continue luggin them out there for ya if you want. just lemme know when I will string them up nice and fresh. As long as Sup is not there to bash my strining abilities. I can see him tellin me the following

    1- Those knots sucks
    2- You should have put new gromments on thier
    3- rthose knots suck
    4- you should really use a stencil to give it that pro look
    5- New gromments would have been a plus
    6- man those knots are atrocious
     
  26. hollywood9826

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    TFM if you cant find any PC2100 around you can try to hit up

    1st choice memory

    There cheap 512 is like 12 bucks and I think they ship for free

    1GB is 21 bucks
     
  27. hollywood9826

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    I cant do crap this weekend becasue I will be at a baseball game in harrisburg. The 193 Special Operations Wing is having a family day. Which means i will be defending your guys' freedom this weekend by chugging 5 dollar beers at a baseball game. I may even get some crabs afterwards :)


    And for the que, i can make some pretty good crab dip, or some potato salad. Of course Hollywood makes nothing without the addition of JO. i will try to keep usage to mere mortal levels so that others may enjoy :)
     
  28. tfm1973

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    thanks hollywood. and yes i find it ironic that the original bailer is calling me out for doing what he started first.

    i think i'm good on memory. i picked up a 19 inch CRT monitor at a yard sale for $1. hahaha. it weighs a fricking ton. i find it hard to believe we used to have these on our desks. ahh the good ole days.
     
  29. JRstriker12

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    TFM - Don't know if you are interested, but I have a gig of PC3200 ram I wouldn't mind getting rid of.

    Check the specs: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227211
     
  30. sapient007

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    there's a huge difference between not committing vs bailing. i was alway on the maybe list for thursday while you were committed to go even 30mins prior to hollywood leaving.

    how much are you selling your 3200s for JRS?? i have some 3200s and i'm willing to let it go for $1 less than absol| yours|.. :)
     
  31. JRstriker12

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    Damn you!!! I need to find market price for it. Figure should put it up on thee--bay. I upgraded and bought 2 gigs which is currently in my PC, but FRAK!!! DDR ram is so freaking expensive.

    Prob gut my PC this December, new motherboard, CPU, new GPU, and much cheaper DDR2.
     
  32. sapient007

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    just get a dell. cheaper and less work
     
  33. auzzieizm

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    I do like trying out any and every frame
     
  34. tfm1973

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    +1. buy a dell. add any upgrades you need/want. in the end far easier and cheaper too.
     
  35. JRstriker12

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    Hmmm.... I'll have to take a look.

    I'm thinking:

    CPU - $150
    Motherboard - $150
    GPU - (Either 8800GT or Radeon 4850) $120-$175
    Ram (4 gigs) - $100
    Total for upgrade - about $575

    An inspiron 530 with similar specs is about $749 unless you to have some mad sneaky ways with Dell. I'm all ears.
     
  36. sapient007

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    case, hard drive, monitor, keyboard, mouse, power supply

    it's a endless pit . buy a dell dood
     
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    Yes build a computer JRStriker. Do not count on other technology. Like for instance.

    I was low on money that day at sushi. So i kept on swiping my credit card... but Risa wasn't giving me back any money.

    Yes.. build your own computer.
     
  38. JRstriker12

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    I have all that stuff already. No need to buy it again. Just need to upgrade.
     
  39. sapient007

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    there fixed
     
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    ****, it was a busy morning... why the hell does Russia have to start a war with Georgia on the same morning I have a huge hangover from drinking the night before?!?! :mad:

    Drinking in Old Town + drinking in Rosslyn + drinking in Clarendon = Huge hangover in TheJRK's condo.

    As far as a BBQ goes...
    16th - No, unless it's around 3:30pm (Combo match at 2:30pm)
    23rd - No, unless it's around 12:00pm (Combo match at 5:00pm)
    30th - Yes

    I'll see if we can rent the tennis courts/game room/party room at my place.

    *Of course all this depends on whether or not I go to Vegas during those dates.*

    Sappy - I said I would go to the Legg Mason on the 14th.

    Sup/TFM - I'd be down to hit on Saturday... oh ****, you guys are playing out in BFE (by the way, half-asian lives in Germantown as well), that's too far for TheJRK. Remember, if I can't get somewhere in 30 minutes I say f**k it.

    If anyone wants to hit this weekend (not in Germantown), let me know. :)
     
  41. sapient007

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    JRK. wakefield or DC tomorrow?? maybe even lynch gates of FtMcnair? anyone else?

    JRK: you'd also need tickets? i have a ticket masters office in the base so i can pick them up. otherwise we'll stick to the gates and leave topaz wondering where everyone is hiding.
     
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    Yeah, I still need tickets. How much are they?
     
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    look like 5.75 for ticket master charge.
     
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    5.75, its a trap, I ain't goin
     
  47. JRstriker12

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    JRK are you around????

    Can you play Sunday? Two peeps ducked out so I'm teamed up with the capt.
     
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    *looking around*

    *confused*

    No posts since yesterday? Is everyone okay?!? :shock: Hopefully you are all out hitting a little, yellow, fuzzy ball. Either that, or in some sort of Olympic trance.
     
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    ankle is getting better by the day... today I hit me against two good players. Wasn't able to run everything down, but i was able to at least keep up. I still don't quite trust it fully, but it is much better than earlier in the week.
     
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    Good to hear the ankle is feeling better. I don't know what I did to my knee, but it's been feeling stiff when I get up after sitting down for a long time. Feels fine in the morning and when I walk or get warmed up, but it feels weird if I sit for too long.
     

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