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

  1. Eugeinus

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    Auzz, great hitting per the usual...I feel that you've actually gained a step..or few for that matter...plus the consistenty has obviously not left you. I'm looking forward to hitting a lot this summer. Marcel, not sure if you are on here, but great hitting with you as well, albeit for a few minutes.

    To the other TWMACers, I'm lookin to get back into the game heavily this summer. I did hit with a few of you guys months and months back, and my apologies for falling off the map, but I'm back now. Always down to hit at Pentagon city, Quincy, or anywhere in Arlington. As Auzzie mentioned, got my mandatory first time out in almost a year blisters, but should be good to go by midweek. See you all out there soon!
     
  2. TheJRK

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    Auzzie - Sorry I missed out on Quincy... by the time I saw your message it was already 545pm and I was out running errands.

    Eugenius - Good to see you are back, are you still hitting with those Ti Rad Mids?
     
  3. Xisbum

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    Anyone up for some dubs, reg or mixed, next weekend? Merryland, D of C, NOVA - don't care where. Have racquet, will travel.

    Mr. JRK, anytime you want to try the clay courts in Reston, let me know. Got some visitor's passes I need to use up this summer, and you need to get ready for that slow, red Spanish clay. :)
     
  4. JRstriker12

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    Xis,

    I know some guys who run a little tennis get together in Reston on Sat mornings. If you re-send me your e-mail address, I can get you on the e-mail list.

    I'd like to play this weekend, but sounds like my wife has plans this weekend. I won't know till later this week.
     
  5. Eugeinus

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    Still hittin with those TI rad mids! I briefly thought about demo'ing a bunch of sticks and potentially getting some new updates racqs, but then I just got too lazy. Plus these sticks still work for me!
     
  6. Xisbum

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    E-mail sent. Let me know when you want to hit a bit in Reston or Herndon.
     
  7. JRstriker12

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    Okay - cool.
     
  8. JRstriker12

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    Question - are we going to have a TWMAC meet-up at the Legg Mason again? I'm trying to decide what's the best day to get tix.
     
  9. prestigeprolover

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    xis, jrk, schmad - it was really really fun on saturday! i had a blast. i would have liked to play a little more but the heat was really getting to me. and i agree, jrk was definitely going easy on us. i've seen his first serve and its a killer. he was acing me so many times when we had that mini meet this past winter at s&h.

    we have to play again! definitely before schmad and pp go back. i think schmad said they go back mid august? i also liked how i was afraid of schmad so i kept lobbing him and he yelled, "stop lobbing me!" hahahaha! good stuff! and you guys know that mcd's isnt that bad for you right? i only had an egg mcmuffin and 2 hash browns during the drive down to nottoway. also, eating mcdonalds makes you faster :)

    xis - thanks for the link to the elytesport! i'm going to pick up some. if you come down to maryland next week, i might go out to watch but i probably will have to sit out. for some reason, i've gotten this sharp pain under my right knee? i've been icing it and it seems to help a little bit but not much. i emailed my captain this morning and told him that i couldnt play the singles matches for him this weekend. its really all my stupid fault for playing so much lately.
     
  10. prestigeprolover

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    jrs - i'm planning to go to legg mason this year. i've never seen a professional tennis match so i'm pretty excited. we should definitely have a twmac meet up! i'd be in.
     
  11. zapvor

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    i am going too. we should definitely meet up
     
  12. Xisbum

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    Your spelling is off by a letter "t" instead of "s". :)


    Dude, pamper that knee. It has to last you a long, long while. Sounds like an overuse issue, but still ice it some more and take some ibupropen. We have more matches to play. Bummer, though, that you can't play singles at district. You'd mop up there. :)
     
  13. alice301

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    topaz! i hope you had a totally shazaam weekend!! i have to pick up my racquet from sup on wed morning, so would you be available to meet me for a hit and/or lunch? jrs, sappy, tfm? tennis? lunch?

    this weekend: xis, i'd love to play. severn peeples? there are these great courts in urbana, md (much more accessible than new market, since urbana is right off of 270). it's 4 courts, next to the pool. i played there last weekend, and we were the only ones using the courts. i know it's a hideous distance for you: google says 45 minutes from vienna. and it's still 30 minutes for me too...mostly because we just don't have very many roads out here. http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&r...M2UI&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=image&resnum=1

    or there's montgomery college, which is also right off 270: http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&r...M2UI&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=image&resnum=1 google says 35 minutes from vienna; 40 minutes from wonderland.

    those are just my suggestions. if you find enough people closer to home, i'll still try to make it out.
     
  14. Xisbum

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    Cool. I don't mind driving for good tennis, especially with the top popped. Wind in my hair, you know, what there is of it.

    Set something up; you pick the time and place, and I'll be there. Promise.
     
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    You're right in every sense, Xis (I don't know about my groundies lookin' good but I'll take that compliment anyday). I need to relax during matchplay. Maybe a shot of vodka beforehand would do the trick. My volleys need extensive work. I appreciate all your comments but I think you hit the ball as clean as Mr. Agassi. I'm no clean hitter compared to you, Mr. Xis.

    JRK, hit your first serves, dammit! Stop taking it easy on us.

    PPL, thanks again for the string (and Gatorade). Your 1st serve improved but I hated it when you kept lobbing while I was at net! Btw, you've got a nice ride. Next time, let me hear how it sounds at 8000rpm.
     
  16. zapvor

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    ooo what does the ppl ride in
     
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    85 degrees and sunny all week... who's down to hit? :)

    Speaking of Legg Mason... where's the picture of Zapvor (wearing his basketball shorts) being an usher at Legg Mason? Hahaha...
     
  18. zapvor

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    lol i dont know jrk. i dont remember doing that
     
  19. zapvor

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    by teh way last year i hit with the ball kids on the courts before we got kicked off. funny part was some people stopped towatch us lol
     
  20. auzzieizm

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    Jrs, I may be forced to run some errands tomorrow evening. Can i just keep you posted on whether or not I can play tomorrow?
     
  21. JRstriker12

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    Why don't we reschedule for another day? That would prob be best.
     
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    Friday, I'll be in Reston, if you can play in the afternoon.
     
  23. JRstriker12

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    Let's plan for early next week. Fridays are usually family night.
     
  24. sapient007

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    rumor is that tfm got the golden invite to sup's bat cave for a ladder match today.. oh can't wait for the results.


    [​IMG]
     
  25. Xisbum

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    So, Allie, anyone else jumping into this? I guess we could play singles again, if you wish. Are you thinking Saturday or Sunday?

    Those linked maps lead to the same place in Urbana; sure they are two different courts?
     
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    TWMAC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Lazy morning, weather is way tooo nice to be working...

    New Thread - Best courts in MD/DC/VA corridor?

    Criteria:
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    Decent people to hit with if you get stranded
    Nice courts and nets etc...(obviously)
    Maybe noise level or wind guards (cts near pools can often be loud, not too many wind guards @ free cts)

    Just a thought - I'm in HoCo but tend to play ALL over - always looking for a new spot...

    Cheers
     
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    oopsie. here's the link for montgomery college: http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/maps/gvic.html if we met in urbana though, my posse of suburban tennis mommies would join us. and maybe a couple of college kids too.

    i'm fine with either day. ppl/jjjjj/llllll?? nitefly, if we met on sunday, would you be able to play?
     
  28. Topaz

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    ^^^Are you still coming down on WED? I may be playing earlier in the morning, but should be done around lunchtime.
     
  29. Xisbum

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    How can I resist the urge to show off in front of suburban tennis mommies? Urbana it is.
     
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  30. JRstriker12

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    I'm talking to some of my other tennis peeps. We may do Thursday or Friday. I'll let you know.
     
  31. JRstriker12

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    Herndon: Bready Park - Nice courts, Best lights in the area BY FAR, free during the summer - bubble over 3 courts in the winter.
     
  32. alice301

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    sounds perfect. i'll be down there (somewhere) around 11:30 (i.e., 12:00). so are you thinking lunch, and then tennis? or tennis, and then lunch? or just tennis? or just lunch? since i like lunch and tennis equally (with good pho just edging out my crap cowardly tennis), i'd be equally happy with whatever.

    have you determined your schedule for next weekend? i'm seriously thinking of withdrawing from the tournament because 1., i'm a total chickenshyt and 2., my ankle feels...not quite right. but it's mostly excuse #1. i played my friend amy last night, and i unleashed my new (almost maybe, no not even close) safina-like serve, and held my service games until i was up 5-3. but then...i lost sight of the end. :( so i lost the next two games and then won the following two, to win the set 7-5. i know i should tough it out and play in the tournament for the much-needed experience. it just so goes against my assiduously cultivated slacker lifestyle.
     
  33. tfm1973

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    *yawn* morning TWMAC.

    schap -- i'm playing in Highland, MD -- near Columbia tomorrow evening from 5:30ish to dark. you are welcome to come out and hit if you like. just email me.

    what's for lunch people?
     
  34. sapient007

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    ^^^^^^^^^ enjoy
     
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    just got 4 tix on a friday for 72 bucks (ticket master fees etc etc). looks like all sat/suns are sold out.. at least in a group of 4s. woot!!!
     
  36. TheJRK

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    Zapvor - Someone told me you had a twin brother... is that true?
     
  37. datsveryinterestin

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    sappy which friday?
     
  38. zapvor

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    who told you that?
     
  39. zapvor

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    nitefly-may i have your email? i need to ask you a favor por fa vor
     
  40. sapient007

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    sept 11th. fingers crossed for men's semi finals?? i didn't look for the earlier dates

    1. i'll be in NYC for a wed end of aug.. blah

    2. did the early tourna all day pass thing in the past. a bunch of funz

    3. when are you going to play the wookie for the 3rd spot on the ladder thang?

    overall i think the earlier dates are a better buy since it'll be less crowded and you'll get to see a ton more players
     
  41. zapvor

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    its true-qualifiers are just as fun to watch. or practice ones.
     
  42. TheJRK

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    Sup told me you had a twin brother.
     
  43. sapient007

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  44. zapvor

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    yea i have one.
     
  45. sapient007

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    ^^
    you mean there's another zap running around.. lol.

    sup are you free this friday? i may be tempted to hit. may be tempted.. very close to almost certain..

    [​IMG]
     
  46. zapvor

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    yea but hes the opposite of me.

    nice pic sap
     
  47. sapient007

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    You've got a pic of you 2 standing next to each other??

    p.s the take pic next to mirror trick won't work

    [​IMG]
     
  48. zapvor

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    sap the tickets are not working for me:( i tried 10 different days/times. :( can you get me 2 either first fri sat or sun? i will pay you back. or is it sold out???
     
  49. sapient007

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    don't know dood. i was able to snatch 4 ticks for friday after i posted. JRS saw the tix and it is legit. maybe gone by now. keep on trying.

    p.s are you using firefox? if so ticketmaster kept on telling me there were no tickets until i switched over to IE
     
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    sappy, you're the coupon king!! thanks for the code--got tickets for tuesday the 8th. in return, here's a coupon tip for you: just found out that it's "2 for tuesdays" at domino's. you prolly know all about it already, but that's all i got for now.

    this weekend:

    10 a.m. at urbana community park. i haven't played there but i've been told that there's also a playground and sports fields (soccer & baseball).

    http://maps.google.com/maps?oe=UTF-...split=1&gl=us&cid=14998244499324294091&li=lmd

    let me know if you're coming, so that i can bake accordingly <---shameless plug. x, i'll try really hard to remember the blueberries/bannanas/nuts this time...:oops:
     

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