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

  1. auzzieizm

    auzzieizm Semi-Pro

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    I'd come back for a demo session and crosscourt practice.
     
  2. downs_chris

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    happy new years? auzzie said it's the year of the GOAT?
     
  3. Sup2Dresq

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    Chinese new year is Jan 23rd I think. It will be the year of the dragon.
     
  4. zapvor

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    so i bought like 10 rackets in the last 2 weeks of 2011. so far so good in 2012!
     
  5. downs_chris

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    what did you buy?
     
  6. mattgenton

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    a bit late but happy newyear

    hi to all at tt.tennis-warehouse.com i thought i had sent this newyears eve but it didnt send so i have sent it again all things good for the new year to you all
    - matt-gent
     
  7. zapvor

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    oh man you are going to make me relive my bad decisions lol

    off the top of my head
    -boris becker pro
    -boris becker delta legend
    -exo graphite 100
    -exo ignite 95
    -dunlop maxply
    -2 i prestige mps
    -fxp radical mp
    -dunlop ag 300
    -volkl classic 8 pro
    -yamaha secret4
    -dunlop revelation pro?
    and like 2 more? cant remember. yea fark me. the good news i like the graphite 100. and the bb pro

    edit-if anyone wants to demo/ buy any of these frames feel free to email me.
     
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  8. zapvor

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    so to continue to support my racket addiction into 2012, i need to find a new job! i am asking the MAC if it can help me out with some leads. i do have a college degree buried somewhere under my piles of tennis crap:p
     
  9. Topaz

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    Happy new year twmac!

    Auzzie, sad to see you leave again. But keep in touch! And I have to let you know I exacted a bit of revenge against your former team tonight! :evil:
     
  10. datsveryinterestin

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    i just bought prestige mids for 130 but now i can get prestige pros for 80. hrmmmm wut to do wut to do
     
  11. zapvor

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    prestige pro for 80 is good price. as long as its in good condition
     
  12. zapvor

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    dats seriously though you should stick with the 200. ikimashyoo! or more prevalent, allez!
     
  13. datsveryinterestin

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    i am just hoarding racquets like you mr. zap!
    1 of each head racquet from microgel to ig youtek and i should be able
    to find something i play with decently???
    prolly end up playing best with yy200 though... true nuff
     
  14. coolblue123

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    wow zap I am the opposite. I've sold all my racquets but one. I am looking to acquire in 2012. :)
     
  15. tennismonkey

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    i believe a few of us have already found our GOAT racquets. i believe schap has settled on the new pro staff 95 and auzzie has his RD-7 which i believe was first released when auzzie was still a baby. and i've settled into a monogamous relationship with my exo3 tours.

    the rest of you are w.h.ores and will burn in heck for your cheating ways.
     
  16. downs_chris

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    monkey...supposedly my mom's cousin can make the kai rabert dish...she's fresh off the boat from thailand too! so it's probably legit...
     
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    I never really left my original APDs (all 5 of them! lol) but I did fool around with other frames - do I still burn in heck??? Feels good to be able to crush some backhands and hitting respectable forehands again. Bombs away on the serves...

    Downs, I'm not as dead in the legs today as I thought I would be after yesterday's hitting session! :shock:
     
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  19. tennismonkey

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    pman - i guess you don't burn in heck. maybe you just simmer a bit.

    downs - shut yo mouf. you get her to show you the exact recipe and then email it to me. or better yet, we can make a kai rabert truck and we'll sell kai rabert and tennis racquets/strings/racquet stringing. i'm thinking R&R - racquets and rabert unlimited. have your people call my people.
     
  20. hollywood9826

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    I still cant believe how much you guys hype that kai rabert up. It was OK but not the world changing awesomeness we were expecting.

    If I go to Mephis and the 100 year old grease burger falls flat I wont know what to do.

    And as Far as rackets go I have my GOAT and have had it since 2006. I just added more members to the family. Its like I'm the Brady bunch dad and started banging florence henderson (I would still probably bang her) the Banged the oldest one (I would still probably bang her). The waited until there was grass field and played ball with the other two chics. I dont about the maid, but I guess shes famous enough i would have banged her as well. Thats like a rule, if its legal and they are famous you have to bang them. But the only way I bang Oprah is if is video taped adn I leak it for cash without getting killed. But I'm sure Obama would make sure it didnt get leaked becuase no way he gets elected if Oprah is not in his corner. So All famous chisc besides Oprah you have to bang, unless they have aids or syphliss or some other incurable disease. Actually I'd probably tale my chances with aids, its liek a gamble the numbers say I'm unlikely to get it from doing it regular style. And If I do get it I can always go onto a TV show get popular die and have the president call me a hero after I transmit it to who nows how many random people. And then I'd be a famous person chics would have to bang.

    What was I talking about again?

    Oh Yeah Kai Rabert is overrated and TF 325 orginal styles with head grips or underrated.
     
  21. tennismonkey

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    aight fine. the kai rabert ain't the best thing i ever ate. but it's spicy ground chicken in a tasty sauce, on a bed of jasmine rice and a runny fried egg. it's good eats. fast and easy like my womenz.

    i predict you'll find the 100 year old grease burger is good. but i don't see how it's going to be 1000+ miles of travel good. i am pretty sure that it's overhyped. just read the reviews from yelp or chowhound. many say it's a good burger but not something you need to travel around the world to eat. let us know if you find otherwise.

    as for your tfight 325s - yes they are underhyped. and you know they're underhyped because MANY pro's still play with that racquet - along with my beloved original tfight 320's. they may cover them up with paintjobs but those sticks were amazing. i think you screwed them up a bit when you got them customized and they all weigh 13 or 14 oz now. way too heavy unless you play on the pro tour or you bench 250 on a regular basis.
     
  22. sapient007

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    who else thinks that hwood really banged his racquets.. just sayin
     
  23. hollywood9826

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    They dont swing as heavy as the 13oz.

    I guess I had a couple in the batch that ended up heavy and when they were matched it ended up at 13. The plan wasnt to have a 13oz racket, just to have all of them the same. The easiest way was just to make them as same as the heavy one.

    I dont mind, but I think I can bench 250. At least I used to could.

    And the grease burger is more about just saying you at a burger fried in 100 yea rold grease. And to check out Memphis and blast some Serves and Forehands at the Xisbum again.
     
  24. hollywood9826

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    You tell me how to do it and I'll try.
     
  25. sapient007

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    just don't be sh!tting pancakes for months.
     
  26. downs_chris

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    i think thai by thai had a few bad months last year...where they were making a very average kai rabert...i will say, i got some last night and it was back to being top notch...you can't go there and order 2 or 3 orders of it...that's risky! the secret...walk in there alone...and order 1...that will yield the best results...

    monkey, i heard your version doesn't look or taste like the real deal...yet you claim to be "really close" -- and discuss?
     
  27. zapvor

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    Ok its early but this is post of the year
     
  28. sapient007

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    i'm pretty sure it went like..

    "oh, i didn't know you were trying to make this" ~someone who tasted monkey's kai rabert while eating kai rabert~ "it's not even the same color"


    /end sudo quote
     
  29. zapvor

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    sudo .....if really need to upgrade to 11.10
     
  30. mattgenton

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    a bit late but happy newyear

    thanks for your kind words , cant look at another beer either , anyways back to work tday a`hhh -well first days always the worst , gentos
     
  31. downs_chris

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    this is exactly how it went down...
     
  32. PaulMan

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    Zap, back in high school when it came out, I remember that Yamaha Secret 04 to be one awesome frame. Stiff as it was, it was super solid and still pretty comfy.
     
  33. coolblue123

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    secret 04 was a great racquet. but it cracks so easily. I heard it was filled with foam, never confirmed though.

    I am going to Amina Thai morrow. its near rockville. anyone been there before?
     
  34. datsveryinterestin

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    i made an unplanned meal that turned out better than kai rabert.
    (thats how easy it is to beat the rabert!)
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    DATSVERYBEEFYDON
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    2lb ground beef
    1 onion
    hot sesame oil
    2 cloves garlic
    16oz chopped broccoli
    2 pieces leftover chinese broccoli
    soy sauce
    golden mountain sauce
    hoisin
    huy fong chili garlic sauce
    ----
    serve on sticky rice
    i don't measure ingredients... but you brown the meat, cook the veggies, put em together and add the sauces and stir fry it up!
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    my inspiration was hunger and only a few ingredients in the fridge.
    with this stuff in my cupboard i was thinking of a chinese dish i had
    in san fran that was minced pork and mushrooms on noodles that was darn good. the end result was a cross between that,bak chor mee, and a
    gyu don.

    i ate dinner at 6pm and 9pm cuz it was sooo goood!
    ~~~~~

    got my Head Prestige MIDS today! and strung it all up and then noticed i stupidly strung only 19crosses and forgot the LAST ONE! what a dope! so i had to restring it. fark. but feels pretty nice!
    then i watched a bunch of Div1 college tennis and all the players were using Radical MP and Kblades and APDs. hrmmmmm i guess they arent as awesome as i am and cant handle the prestige mid! booya
     
  35. tennismonkey

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    that's almost exactly like my recipe for kai rabert. or as i like to call it - egg foo monkey.
     
  36. datsveryinterestin

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    yah i could see an egg slapped on it!
    i wouldve just used mushrooms but i didnt have any
    plus ive been trying to eat more green things like kale, broccoli, snow pea leaves, etc.

    i was worried i was making 3lbs of nasty but it was soooooooo good.
    somethin in that golden mountain sauce makes it crazy good. MSG? prolly
     
  37. coolblue123

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    Sounds like Golden Mountain Sauce is similar to Maggi's? that sauce is good on rice. I remember eating this when I was a teenager. Mix some of that dried pork with that sauce in there. Man, what a meal!
     
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  38. tennismonkey

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    never heard of golden mountain sauce. that sounds like some kind of nasty adult euphemism for secks byproducts.

    i do use this marinade called yoshida's. it's pretty much good on anything. veggies, red meat, white meat, fish, road kill, my old tennis shoes, etc.
     
  39. sapient007

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    the golden shower sauce is deerricious this time of the year
     
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    jrk sighting


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  41. PaulMan

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    Golden Mountain is good regular soy sauce. Maggi's is way more salty but a lil more flavorful at 2-3x the price. Maggi's was best on fried eggs and toast!

    Yoshida's is definitely a good sweet soy-based marinade monkey but I'll have to pass on a couple on your list of anythings...lol
     
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  42. datsveryinterestin

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    paulman, regular soy sauce? no way!
    i wouldnt want to eat sushi with it....
    golden mountain seasoning sauce is a thin soy sauce with sugar and food enhancers disodium-Inosinate & disodium-guanylate. NOM NOM is all i gotta say about it.
    i think i went crazy eating my dinner last night due to: umami

    http://www.templeofthai.com/food/sauces/goldenmountainsoy-5134262041.php

    prolly the reason exploding chickens taste varies is how much golden mountain they use...

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    congrats to twmac for suffering through this arctic cold.
    we've made it through the worst and 53deg on friday and
    58deg on saturday ---- w00t
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    JRS
    - geez, MW3 kind of blowz. the maps are so small it is just a run around and blast everything game. i much preferred black ops. BF3 is also much better but i wish i knew how to fly jets and helicopters.

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    anybody try the donnay pro one? going to try the ig radical pro? anybody got a MP head prestige to try? wutsa goin on u rakketwhurz?
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    is it true that topaz is now the best player in twmac? when is the zapvor/topaz battle going to be in HD on youtube? c'mon there would be more bets placed on it than last UFC match.
     
  43. sapient007

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    topaz moved to sunny FL and is now a ex-TWMAC-er.. so that leaves me as the very very top tier champion of TWMAC. or you can offer me some of that golden mountain sauce so i can pass on the belt.
     
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    three crabs fish sauce FTW. i think there's also a 2 elephants and 4 ducks and a 5 chimpanzees fish sauce. but they are inferior.
     
  45. tennismonkey

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    topaz moved to florida? is she staying with drakulie and his better looking half?

    does JRK still live in the area or did he move back to hollywood so he can raise rio to be the next hannah montana?
     
  46. datsveryinterestin

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    just took the prestige mid out for a test.
    maybe 20deg isnt the ideal setup, but my serves were all going in.
    unfortunately serves were 25mph. FML
    some forehands felt nice but not my drop ball race around to hit inside out
    forehand test.
    and backhands plopped into the net.

    hrmmm. i've kept the plastic wrap on it and might have to try Vcore95d again.
    prolly should've used maxim touch mains on the prestige instead of full poly. ooof!

    time to browse the classifieds! :oops:
     
  47. sapient007

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    who's hitting with you outside? are you plucking the local tennis talent at home depot again?
     
  48. zapvor

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    When are we going to hit
     
  49. Topaz

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    Uhhh, no moving for me. I'm a poor college student!

    (which is a slight upgrade from poor teacher)

    I'm just a lowly 3.5 though. :evil:
     
  50. Topaz

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    Monkey, as an aside...are you (or anyone you may be familiar with) playing 8.0 in moco? If so, would you know of any captains interested in a 3.5?
     

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