Tennis Warehouse-Mid Atlantic Chapter

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

  1. auzzieizm

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    what do you need on thursday?
     
  2. JRstriker12

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    I think Sap is subing in for Xisbum Thurs for the tennis clinic.
     
  3. auzzieizm

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    ok, am available if needed.
     
  4. JRProstaf9

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    Hey fellas, catching up to the posts now...

    JRK, sorry for not getting back to you, ended up hitting up at UMD with a buddy. Not sure where WHS is but am sure I could find it for future hits.

    Hustler, where you comming in from... I also work for "Big Navy"
     
  5. hollywood9826

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    I think Sap is sayin that he is a last resort. I would think it better for him not to partake yet. His calf will be toast in about 15 minutes, and then he will have to chase his percocets with wheatgrass shots :)
     
  6. sapient007

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    tfm got a big old bottle of percocet he said i can have. oh glorious day
     
  7. Sup2Dresq

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    Sappy,

    You are a trooper for trying to partake in tomorrow nights tenns activity. I cannot stress how much running and stop and go you'll be doing. So I advise against it. I can't stop you, but I won't take it easy on you either. Just be warned.

    Auzzie,

    Would be nice to see you out there. I think you'll love the workout and get something out of it. Its a nice location, but I'm not sure its near a metro. Talk to Sappy but let me know.

    Thursday clinic.

    No worries for those 3 (TheJRK, JRS and HW). We can do all our drills with 3.

    See you guys Thursday. Just let me know if Sap or Auzzie can make it by today. It's first come first serve. Others outside the TWMAC may take up the spot.

    Xisbum,

    I'm bummed you can't make it. I can almost hear that Incredible Hulk Bruce Banner theme song .. when he walks away...

    *cue piano music*

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Sup2Dresq

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    That Hustle drill really works. Makes you play a smarter shot. Love how you got to apply it in your match. It gets easier if you keep practicing it. Which we'll do. Soon you'll be a machine. *wookie yelp*
     
  9. TheJRK

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    Good hit last night but those gamma balls felt like I was hitting billiard balls with my racket, ouch!

    On a good note, gamma balls are excellent for hitting d-bags that decide to stand and wait for a court, RIGHT BEHIND THE BASELINE!!! :mad:

    I blasted a serve at the father and he tried to catch it all casual like and failed miserably... then he had to go chasing after the ball like 4 courts down (fetch little doggie).

    They obviously didn't get the message, so on the next serve I motion to Vitaly (hey watch this) and proceed to blast another gamma ball right at the son (who isn't looking) BAM!!! Right in the f***ing chest!!! :twisted:

    Ahhh Wakefield... you never cease to amaze me.

    Auzzie - Fill in for Xisbum for Thursday's clinic, if you need a ride I'll pick you up at Pentagon City.
     
  10. JRK, that was so awesome.

    I thought I had the "point of the day" when after I hit an ace down the middle, I called for an ace out wide and blasted one right thurr.
    but calling for an ace that pegs a whs lamer wins by far.
    that was so funny, and I was having a hard time controlling myself as they tried to play it off. I had to be like, "oh sorry, did that hit you?"
    i wanted to roll on the ground laughing my azz off.
    i had a couple serves right on target for them too, but plastic man got a racquet on them... so plastic-y.

    f1tech has the coolest TWMAC racquet. A becker checkerboard dealio that looks awesome. it beats my warped Borg Pro by far!
     
  11. Xisbum

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    Not half as bummed as I, my friend, not even close. :( Not only do I feel terrible about missing the tennis and the chance to actually get a little better, I also feel like I'm letting you guys down by not holding up my end of the deal. That's totally not my style.

    I feel like Fast Eddie without his thumbs. Damn.
     
  12. sapient007

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    i'll read the rest of the last page later. so last resort for me. as in you can't find anyone to fill in then give me a ring. i hate running as much as i hate low carb diets.
     
  13. sapient007

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    okay. auzzie. please step in for the thursday clinic. i have zero issues not going
     
  14. Topaz

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    Time for you guys to clean out your closets!!!

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  15. auzzieizm

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    ok, thanks sap.

    Sup, looking forward to all this running! I need it.
     
  16. TheJRK

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    That's probably best Sappy... I'm in decent shape and one of the drills had me pretty winded. The stop and go running would probably snap your tendon again. :???:
     
  17. sapient007

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    ^^

    i'd do anything for more pills. :)
     
  18. Xisbum

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    My heroes have always been junkies. :)
     
  19. auzzieizm

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    I don't think you have to hurt yourself for more :twisted:
     
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    Cool... I've got a few suits in my closet that I haven't worn in like a year. Plus, a bunch of ties too.

    ***EDIT*** Don't drink something called a Poisoned Apple (151, Sour Apple Pucker), I thought I was going blind!
     
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  21. JRProstaf9

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    Cabin John tennis courts

    hey guys,

    Was anyone else out at the cabinjohn courts last night? Just curious as it was an awesome night for some tennis. Granted it was cool enough to warrant long sleeves during the warmup but was awesome none-the-less.

    Anyways I had noticed a dude giving a lesson/hitting and was swining a racket in both his right and left hands. Surprisingly the guy was hitting the **** outta the ball off both wings and doing it pretty consistently, failry impressive if you ask me. then later in the night he tried to get me to hit some serves with his racket (strung @ 75 oi!) seemed like a decent enough guy and said his name was david. anyone know who he is?
     
  22. Sup2Dresq

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    David? Was there a black pontiac firebird in the parking lot with a strange red beam?

    Cause if so.. don't mess with the hoff..

    [​IMG]
     
  23. auzzieizm

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    what kind of racquet?
     
  24. hollywood9826

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    i wasnt there but the rumors of ambidextriuos dave must travel far and wide.

    I think he uses an old PJd frame. Apparently his sticks are very flexy. Around 49 RDC rating for flex :)


    Waitin for Auzzie to demand more details.
     
  25. Xisbum

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    Poetry. That should be required homework viewing for tennis clinics. Along with Agassi topspin lobs *smirk*.
     
  27. auzzieizm

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    trying to resist... maybe I will just ask you in person- 2:30 @ Pentagon City courts?
     
  28. hollywood9826

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    Im gonna leave work between 1230 and 1. Depending on how long it takes in Crystal Mall will depend. we can shoot for 230 which should be fine. I would say i could be there at 3 at the latest. 95% chance 230 is fine though. Ill leave it up to you.
     
  29. auzzieizm

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    ok before 3 ish then I will be there. I'll send you a text when i get there.
     
  30. Xisbum

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    Yup. Lendl supplied the nail for the serve-and-volley coffin and Andre hammered it home, with a few objections from Rafter. :)
     
  31. Sup2Dresq

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    Speaking of coffins.. you okay after the Dodgers exit? You doubted the YOTW.. and look what happened. Poor Manny. Your poor knees.

    P.S. The only who hasn't been hurt.. if I recall is Hollywood. What year were you born Hollywood. Im suspecting some wookie blood in you.
     
  32. hollywood9826

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    I was born in 1980. I do not think the Wookie applies to me. I have slammed into trees head first goin 40mph on a biccylce. Any mere mortal would probably died from the impact. But I walked 2.5 miles home and set in the hospital overnight. Although after I hit said tree, I landed in Poision Ivy so that wasnt good.

    Currently I have some pretty bad scratches on my knee that makes walkin around rather tough, but as soon as I start runnin its no big deal. The leg looks worse than it is.
     
  33. Sup2Dresq

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    Topaz,

    Can you check if he has a wookie sign under the chinese calendar.
     
  34. Topaz

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    I think this:

    I have slammed into trees head first goin 40mph on a biccylce. Any mere mortal would probably died from the impact.

    Says everything right there. At least 51% wookie. I will check with my sources, though.

    PS...I need a month.
     
  35. Xisbum

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    Yeah, I'm okay. I saw in the first 2 games that Philly was the better team - better starting pitching, deeper bullpen, better fielders, better clutch hitters. That pretty much runs the table. Manny was the only really better player the Dodgers' had, and smart teams can work around one superstar. He's gone now, anyway.

    Hollywood's secret has to be that VOSS stuff, but don't know if I want to pay that price. :)
     
  36. Topaz

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    Hollywood is more than likely a 'monkey', but it may change if he has a birthday in January/early Feb.

    By the way Sup, good news...the current year of the rat ends a bit early...Jan. 26.

    Not sure how a monkey does in the year of the rat...don't have time to look it up right now.
     
  37. Sup2Dresq

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    Thanks Gosh! Jan 26th can't get here fast enough. I wonder if that lies around the superbowl time. Odd, just thought about this. Wasn't the superbowl played in early Feb. Last year was shocking to see the Patriots lose like that. Perhaps the wookie? Yes.. wookie!

    Should of known.
     
  38. drakulie

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    what the hell happened to my bash fest in Tonlars thread???
     
  39. Sup2Dresq

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    Someone must of compalined .. :oops:... wonder who?
     
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    ^^Was it you??? :)
     
  41. Sup2Dresq

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    Do I look like someone who hits 120mph serves easily and rocks 110mph forehands? I think not.

    Look elsewhere. Probably a "numbers" type of guy. Or else..?
     
  42. JRstriker12

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    Sup,

    I'm leaving work about 4pm. I should get to the S&P by 5pm if the traffic is good and I don't get lost...... Didn't you say something about setting up a ball machine last time to HW?

    Anyway, the wookie is slightly sore. Slight hyper extension my of knee from that double match Tuesday - a sandy spot on an indoor court??? WTF??? Hit a winner while sliding into that bad boy though. I'll be okay for tonight.

    BTW- Pre ordered the dark blue Cages and got a sphere nike crew for $25 today. Can't wait for the order to get here. I just gotta get home before the wife does...LOL!
     
  43. JRProstaf9

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    ha no thankfully it wasn't the hoff... although i wouldn't mind taking a tricked out firebird... or even the new mustang out for a spin round the beltway!


    Nope no PJ on this stick... it was an i radical MP strung @ 75 (least thats what he told me) syngut. Thing felt like hitting a tennis ball with a wooden plank. Although I couldn't get a decent cut at the ball considering it was a 4 5/8 grip and the overgrip was old and ratty so i was nervouse of it flying out of my hand!
     
  44. Topaz

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    Good morning boys...really, I thought the thread was down on the page too far...completely unacceptable.

    I've been at work since before 8am...for some reason, I got up early this morning. *scratching head* That never happens!

    Oh well...TGIF!
     
  45. auzzieizm

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    Sup, how much does a racquet shortening cost?? (assuming you would even do it)
     
  46. Topaz

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    Racquet shortening?!? :shock: That sounds kinda scary!
     
  47. auzzieizm

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    I assume racquet shortening involves something along the lines of a guillotine
     
  48. Xisbum

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    How about a machete? :)

    Did you enjoy the clinic? It's good stuff; wish I could be there.
     
  49. Sup2Dresq

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    It costs a bit, cause it takes a bit of time. I think the professional places may charge up to $75 bucks.

    Yes

    Almost. Saw away man....
     
  50. Sup2Dresq

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    Xisbum,

    I actually had to take it easy last night. I had an emergency earlier so by the time i got there, had to collect myself. Regardless, it didnt take much to notice that 3 guys were struggling to move.

    -Hollywood, hit with Auzzie earlier. Also think he had a USTA league championship to play today, so it was a combo of shock and awe.

    -JRS, came from a rough night of tennis yesterday coupled with little sleep. He was moving very slow.

    -TheJrk. I could still the martinis on him. I know a mild hangover from a mile away.

    Regardless. I made a decision from the very beginning that every 3rd week would be an easier week. Followed by a really tough week. Next week we do the jigsaw. Stretch accordingly.
     

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