Tennis Warehouse-Mid Atlantic Chapter

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

  1. coolblue123

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    no can do HW. We still need Zap to book us Citi Open Courts later this year. =)
     
  2. sapient007

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    if sup can put together a met from FL then Zap can surely schedule something from prison with the 1 phone call he's entitled to.
     
  3. tennismonkey

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    all this beating around the bush. why don't you just tell us what you "allegedly" did zap? that way we can help you either stay out of jail, not spend a lot of money you don't have or have to attend your own funeral as phil shiftly.
     
  4. Sup2Dresq

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    Don't be disappointed...

    by not voting for the tennis courts of your choice.

    Do be disapointed if you had three match points against Djokovic and did not convert.


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    TWMAC meet up:

    Date: June 16th
    Time: Vote now
    Place: Suggest
    Food: YES YES YES


    1. Sup2dresq (June 16th - anytime- anywhere-anything delicious)
    2. PurePrestige (June 16th-anytime-anywhere-anything delicious)
    3. Cool Blue (June 16th-?- Chips and Soda)
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    5. Chris_Downs (June 16th - 2pm USTA match workout- Beer)
    6. Paulman (June 16th- 4pm - Chicken Wings)
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    8. Dats (June 16th-?-Beer)
    9. Sappy (June 16th-anytime-will consume beer)
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  5. downs_chris

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    i vote for, Ida Lee...

    Or the Reston / Fairfax area....
     
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  6. hollywood9826

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    I vote for Aberdeen High School. noonish
     
  7. sapient007

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    i vote for DC. howard courts or ghetto thicket.. noon ish. we can all grab a bite and be in the witness stand to show support for zap's trial afterwards.
     
  8. coolblue123

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    i can testify as a character witness for zap. I can tell the judge that Zap and I were excellent cellmates in prison. =)
     
  9. downs_chris

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    maybe we should list 5 potential locations and then pick from those? otherwise there might be 9 different votes for the court closest to their house...
     
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    I vote for Ida Lee or Aberdeen. One of those two...
     
  11. zapvor

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    well from what they told me they will put me to trial even if i dont have a lawyer, so they suggest i get one so i dont get screwed. my parents dont know about this. but yea good call i am going to act real remorseful,etc.

    i hope i get probation. i cant do jail time. if i get jail time, you guys wont see me in the MAC anymore
     
  12. zapvor

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    ok ok. i didnt want to post this public. but basically i got pulled over. then officer says i am driving with suspended liscense. so now i gotta go to trial for that. so HW are you serious about doing time for having suspended liscense?????? this cannot be happening. there was no DUI or alcohol or anything crazy.
     
  13. coolblue123

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    Zap, chances are you are probably going to extend your suspension. What was the reason for the suspension? Were you coming back from work? If so, you can tell that to the judge. Not sure if Maryland is a right to work state.
     
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    that's not terrible zap. i thought it would be a lot more exciting like maybe you smuggled 200 kilos of counterfeit babolat racquets in the trunk of your rice rocket and attempted to bribe the officer with a very good knockoff aeropro drive. btw it sounds like you didn't know you had a suspended license? did you or did you not know you had a suspended license? I WANT THE TRUTH! i can handle the truth.

    what's for lunch people?
     
  17. PaulMan

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    Knew. 10 PertPlus bottles & hotdogs pkg
     
  18. downs_chris

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    you ready for the two matches this weekend? ready to dominate?
     
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    i thought i only had one match. thanks for reminding me. i can gauge my confidence level by the number of topspin forehands and backhands i hit in a match. last match i hit 4 topspin forehands and 1 topspin backhand. that's 5 more than i have hit in all my other matches combined.

    good luck in your districts or sectionals or whatever you are playing in tomorrow. remember tennis is one of the few places where you are allowed to hit women legally.
     
  20. NiteFly

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    Question for you all on match protocol:

    My opponents had a ball roll behind them between their first and second serve. After the ball was returned to the court it came from, the server then missed his second serve and started to take a third. My partner and I had already moved to receive the next serve and we never offered him a first serve do over. After that game, the opponent was miffed and said he believed in lets in that case and that is was a rule. In casual matches, I would always offer that my opponent retake first serve, but I didn't here.

    So, am I jerk for not offering it? And also, is it some rule I don't know about? Of note, later in the match, the same thing happened to me. I asked the guy if I should take a let since it is a rule... heh. He said only if I felt it interfered. I took my second serve and left it at that. I think if that was the case, you could just take max time between first and second serve waiting for stray balls!

    Anyway, got my first two wins at 3.5 level this past couple weeks.
     
  21. tennismonkey

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    i would've offered two serves to the other team. but it's not his prerogative to just TAKE two. but you should've offered. just like the guy should've told you to take two when it happened to you.

    grats on your wins! sounds like you are a sandbagger. ;)
     
  22. mikeler

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    If your opponent has to move more than a few feet from his service stance to retrieve a ball for somebody else, I always offer a let.
     
  23. downs_chris

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    i would tell him to take a 1st serve...but hit it at the speed of his 2nd...
     
  24. PaulMan

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    Yeah, I don't think it's a rule either - it's a courtesy call. Also when you didn't offer it to him, did he serve it like a 2nd serve or did he hit it like a 1st?
     
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    I do that. If somebody offers me a let when I don't think I really deserve one, I just hit a 2nd serve.
     
  26. hollywood9826

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    Dude Im not serious about much, and in this case I was just spouting nonsense so no Im not serious. I would say it all depends on the reason the license was suspended. If you did somethign and knew it was suspended you may in trouble. Even if you do have to do time its just 60 days max so they might throw you in the slammer for a weekend or something. My sister had to do some time becuase she had her car stolen and when she found out who did it she didnt press charges as the guy knew where she lived and she was scared. She had to do 5 days but they her split it up between two weekends.

    One thing I am serious about is 86 Canyon had serious bush. look it up before you get locked up that way you will have a fresh mental image in your head and you compare Canyon Bush to inmate bush.

    Grats on the 3.5 W's.

    I would have given the guy two more. Unless it was as sinple as he had to reach over and tap it back. If you have a ball returned fromthe other court and they gyu slams it into a dark park it always two. Now you know.

    If it was JRK he just hit two first serves.
     
  27. coolblue123

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    If the server didn't stop play and asked for a let. Too bad for him. Being miffed after the match is not cool. Let me guess, you won the match, right?
     
  28. Topaz

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    My opponent last night called a let on one of my serves which clearly did not hit the net. What the...??? I honestly think she did it because she was watching the dubs court next to us and wasn't ready. :-/
     
  29. zapvor

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    hey cb-i got my hands on the NYC today. let me know if you want one. i may be able to hook you up.
     
  30. sapient007

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    sweet! Have you played with one yet?
     
  32. TheJRK

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    If your serve has a 50% chance of going in no matter what you do, you might as well blast both serves.
     
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    JRK! You're alive!!!

    I'm on 95. Totally freaking stopped. :(
     
  34. coolblue123

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    270 and 495 was backed up. must be idiot driver appreciation week. took me 2 hrs to drive home from DC.
     
  35. downs_chris

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    You have a match or something?
     
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    After much experimentation and self-debate, not to mention numerous double faults caused by pushing the second serve, I have come to agree with your profound statement, which you apparently reached through intuition. :) **

    Good to see you back, tall one. How's Rio and the Mrs. JRK? Still have a shot at Rota?

    ** Not that my blast should ever be remotely compared with your blast, of course. :-(
     
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  37. Sup2Dresq

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    Sup ruling:

    If the server had to move (considerably) to get the ball from the other court = take two

    If his partner got it = second serve

    If the server barely took 2 steps and it was quick = second serve

    If I'm losing = second serve

    If I'm wining = second serve

    If I don't care for his/her attitude = second serve

    If they are wearing Nike and are nice = first serve

    If they are wearing adidas = then I can understand why they need to make sure there is no obstruction that may cause them injury. It's hard enough with adidas on. First Serve

    (The Bold responses have higher priority)
     
  38. zapvor

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    i just tried it out tonight. too stiff. and not headlight enough. but not bad overall. will give it another shot. did you already order one?
     
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    thank you guys. i really appreiciate it. hopefully i dont have to do any time. i cant take it.

    monkey i did not know because i had old address on my liscense.
     
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    and JRK is around! hooray!
     
  41. coolblue123

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    because of an old address is the reason for the suspension? You will be fine.
    Just worry about how to sneak us into the CitiOpen courts!
     
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    I am so jealous! I think I will suspend the tw order for a couple of days.

    Can I come to your shop and demo? if so, I'll email you.
     
  43. Topaz

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    Yeah...playing Richmond league. I've heard they have a sandbagging 3.5 who likes to hit angles. ;)
     
  44. TheJRK

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    The family is doing fine... took Rio out on spongebob courts for her first tennis lesson. She was really good at pointing out airplanes in the sky.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2VuxhcnYyA&feature=share&noredirect=1

    She's much better at swimming.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9s5FNurjQWU

    I was at Bethesda a few days ago for Baby #2 appointment and was wondering if TM and Sappy still worked there, then I decided to check the TMAC website to see what was up.

    There is still some hope for Rota after the wife's tour at Belvoir.
     
  45. auzzieizm

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    Rio's a natural at both, JRK!

    I feel like Xisbum is gonna want to know what tennis shoes those were.
     
  46. sapient007

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    TWMAC has been popping babies left and right in the past 2 years.

    JRS: +2
    JRK: +2
    Mag: +1
    TFM: +20

    must of been the bbq.
     
  47. The_Question

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    Zap, with something like that, you're not going to the slammer. However, you will not be driving for a very, very long time though (so sell the tag), and prepare to donate your weekends for charity.

    I see there's a meet coming up, but no Topaz...? *sniff*sniff* :cry:
     
  48. hollywood9826

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    The license wasnt suspended then it was just expired so you were techically driving without a license.

    You moved and didnt get a change of address on your license. So when they mailed the letter to you you didnt get it. Thats probably a pretty bad excuse. Have you at least since then gone to MVA and re-did you rlicense or are you still driving with he expired one.

    They probably dont lock you up, but you will probably end up paying the 500 dollar fine. Probably get the 5 pts and the points from the speeding ticket.

    It is your resposibilty to let the MVA or state govt. know where you live it is not the states fault you forgot and let you license expire. Which essentially what you will be saying in court. Its pretty much the worst excuse and last thing a judge will want to hear.

    In the words of Lee Corso.

    "Not so fast my friend"

    What do you mean by fine? He will have to pay one, but shouldnt get lail time. Maybe a weekend like they did with my sister, but not enough to stress over.
     
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    I guess it would depend on the judge. ur right, no jail time but with a fine.
     
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    is it just me, or is the fed/joker match playing really slow? Seems like both didn't get enough sleep last night.
     

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