Tennis Warehouse-Mid Atlantic Chapter

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  1. coolblue123

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    trying to decide between slice of pizza or sub? Prob wait an hour and grazed at 1/2 price food by the pound.

    Wow... can anyone think of a worst thing to call a person than 'predatory pedophile' on the Sandusky case? Just brings the creepiness feeling for any parent.
     
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  2. tennismonkey

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    lunch was a meatball sub from subway. it was aight i guess. grats to all the winners and participants at districts playing the evil evil game of mixed dubs.
     
  3. JRstriker12

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    Add JRS will have two more kids to do the Tsonga dance with...
     
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    Dats, you getting the Close Quarters DLC for BF3?
    Also, footage from next Medal of Honor from E3 looks amazing.

    Been super busy, so I haven't been playing much BF3 over the past few weeks.
     
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    Yeah, I just want to see how well you have progressed (tennis) since last time I saw you cause we were pretty even back then...
     
  6. datsveryinterestin

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    well, my 12oz yonex phase is over.

    hopefully my wilson blx pro open phase will last a while.
    never demoed
    oops

    hopefully these are the secret kick serve sticks!
    wish me luck!

    gotta go wrangle up a few homeless dudes to test em out..
    or maybe sappy. same diff
     
  7. auzzieizm

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    OTW!! I always thought you played best with the Extremezzz type of frames. Nice choice!
    I think you have to add Xisbum to that list as well. That day it wasn't the size of the dog in the fight (with the hobo)...
    I liked the Yonex Poly Tour. Actually liked it alot. Tried it in a Yonex VCore 100s. Plays solidly all around for me, and not harsh. Perhaps I am just used to worse though...

    Nice choice!! What's wrong with the Extremexxx??
     
  8. datsveryinterestin

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    i couldnt find more 2009 extremes like the one i still have..so i just gambled on the wilson pro opens since i am basically looking for a cheap PD/APD (but w/o krappy kortex and with only 66flex or so)

    gonna lead them up a little and put in black code and then destroy all 2.5 players i can find!

    if i just remember to spin it in the corners with heavy top like mr.auzzieizm and coach ulysses instructed, i should be ok.

    i had an insane practice serve day yesterday with the eXxXtreme, (the racquet was making the ol HW/PP sonic BOOM when i hit every serve... so sweet.. so hopefully i can duplicate it with the WBLXPO when it arrives.

    i just want 5ft net clearance over the net on every shot with tons of spin.
    we shall see. hopefully these will be better on low short balls too that i can just flick my wrist and spin them around the net post for winner every time.

    i dunno... maybe im just a sucker for a bargain! :oops:
     
  9. Sup2Dresq

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    Rafa is so happy...

    He has already pre-ordered his post-Twmac burger.

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    TWMAC meet up:

    Date: June 16th
    Time: 10:30 AM-1:30PM
    Place: 1 more day to vote! Availability is key on a Saturday morning.
    Food: Bring what you want, but history suggests that we tend to go out afterwards for a quick bite and drink. Suggestions are open.

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    2. PurePrestige
    3. Cool Blue
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  10. datsveryinterestin

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    taliban courts! ill have my guys start roasting some bark for smores.


    dayummm sup, now im thinkin bout those wings i had in Ft. Laud. wuts that joint called? the breasts werent bad either. woooooooooooooooooooooooo

    p.s. - i called union rags and djokers DF on match point. vegas baby! vegas!
     
  11. PaulMan

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    Sup: unless I can find someone to watch my kids, I'm won't make it out there.
     
  12. TheJRK

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    Yeah, we should hit sometime. I've got plenty of time now since I quit my job a few months ago. Now all I do is go to the gym and swim at the pool.

    I have to warn you though, I haven't hit in almost 2 years and the last person I hit with was Sappy.
     
  13. auzzieizm

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    I actually like the NPro line better than the Extremexxx. Haven't tried the BLX ones though. But the ones that I have tried definitely roll in some nice spin. Refer to the video you have of us hitting at Wakefield in that crazy wind.

    Quitting your job is the best!
     
  14. Topaz

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    AQ's area has a ton of tolls. I have no change left.

    I work 9-3 and play at 6 Saturday. Sorry to miss the meetup.
     
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    a little bit but mine was no brakes and FULL THROTTLE.
    plus avoiding pedestrians in wheelchairs
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    full flip
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    GAME OVER, try again

    insert 50cents
     
  17. zapvor

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    those meatball subs are good. theres one i used to go to all the time and the guy knows me each time i go. now the chiptole guys hook me up!
     
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    wow you got it made!
     
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    JRs, they now have the perfect iPhone case for the Wookie in you:

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    just went to ortho today. he ordered 3 more weeks on the boot. he mentioned if I want to trade 2 days of tennis for 3 months on the sideline? I took 3 weeks on the boot.
    having said this, I think I have to be excused from this upcmong meetup. sorry guys.
     
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    Mr JRStriker: happy 36th bday!
     
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    You should go anyway just to soak up the experience; it's a real trip, dude, watching this group interact. I can't vote since I'm not there, but you should cast a vote for the Pentagon courts and hope old shirtless hippie guy shows up. Worth the price of admission.

    JRS! Didn't know you were a June baby, too. Looks like you just missed being a moon child (Cancer), but that's okay. I know some very decent Gemini folks.

    Happy BD, buddy, and may peace be upon you. :)
     
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    That wookie case is hilarious. but kinda cool.

    Dats. Why didnt you go on supreme demo fest? You could have tried some speedflexes, and some X froces, and some Ki 5's, and some other obscure brand of racket. If you went with a pro kennex you could have even gotten a nylon drawstring sack.

    Time for the meet is good. Gime a llocation. Like I said I have to bowl later so Ill have to jet at like 2.

    Im gonna string up my old school, 105 28 inch Yonex RD-7 supermid and just blast everything at all times ;)
     
  24. tennismonkey

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    looks good tmonk. bet ur office mates would love u if u bring it into the office.
    btw I found really good salted mackerel at costco. comes frozen and very easy to cook. just pan fry or bake. came out very good over some ginger and sweet soy sauce. serve with rice.
     
  26. tennismonkey

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    CB -- thanks. will have to find that at costco. i also like canned mackerel. comes in handy when making kimchi jjigae or like last night - mackerel stew. my office mates don't like me very much but i close the door to my office or eat outside and bring disposable bowls.

    also welcome back JRK. one of my teammates on my nova team works for the place you recently left. he also has a big serve but he also hits a second serve that goes in about 95% of the time so it can't be you in disguise.
     
  27. datsveryinterestin

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    i could never find the demos i wanted in stock at the same place. almost considered demoing from 4 different places at the same time. but i figured as long as its 100"/11oz/320sw/67flex for my game, it wont matter if its O3hybrid shark, pro open, extreme, borisbeckerpro, or mantis300.

    just slap some poly in it and swing as hard as i can.
    mr. sapient already jumped the shark so i had to pick somethin else.

    is anybody coming to this meet? HW aint bringing the grill for nothin!
     
  28. tennismonkey

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    dats -- there's a guy in DC who sells used sticks for pretty cheap. take a look: http://stringsbyharry.com/main.html

    look under SPECIALS. also what tension you playing your poly's? maybe try lower tension - i'm at 45 pounds full bed tour bite.
     
  29. datsveryinterestin

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    i used to string at 60... now stringing at 55... but they do seem to play pretty sweet after sitting in the bag for a month. so maybe ill try 50 next.
     
  30. sapient007

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    thanks for the compliment. usually a hit with me elevates your NTRP about 2.0 pts.. and each 0.5 pt has a 1/2 life decay of 6 months so you should still be a 4.0.

    on a side note, i've been training with wild wolves of siberia for agility in addition to my , the dc zoo, trainings with the elephants for strength. my ability to improve your rating has greatly improved since 2 years ago. now a hit with me elevates your NTRP for about 3.0 pts while a 0.5 pt 1/2 life of 1 year. i'll even throw in a special discount for you fools.
     
  31. tennismonkey

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    sap -- i need you to train me and elevate my game. how much do you charge per hour? can you get me more pro staff chicago's to play with. my budget is $5 or less a stick. go to every flea market, yard sale, thrift store and find me 3 more.
     
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    since sappy has gotten those sharks he has blasted a 120mph serve and crushed my pitiful serves like lasers that skid off the baseline and untie my shoes at the same time. it has been very annoying. but i think the elephant training is paying off.
    he is ready for the sappy VS topaz challenge. gonna be better than pacquiao's last fight..although probably just as rigged!
     
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    hungry...

    need food...
     
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    just when i think sap has won post of the day, mr. downs comes along and snatches the victory.

    congratulations to you both. +1 internetz attrib. take the rest of the day off.
     
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    Whats the deal with sharks and alser beams? I guess it was in somethign that was funny? I dont know anything about it.
     
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    @TheJRK and any other TWMAC'ers willing to find themselves out in the Reston area. I've been getting back into playing, and have found i'm actually not that rusty! (get tired quicker than usual though haha)
    I have my reston court pass +1 season guest pass for anyone that would like to hit on the hard or the hartru clay courts we have. I'm just getting back into the swing of things after a hiatus due to dearth of hittings partners haha, but since I just bought some new tennis shoes and stocked up on string i'm ready to go!
     
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    funny site downs. PP - you should hit up the wookie on the forest moon of Endor. i think he's also trying to get back to tennis. only he's got three padawans and a death star holding him back.
     
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    True, I am up for trying to bullseye some womp rats whenever the Wookie may have the time to play. We spoke awhile back about getting back into the tennis, but it seemed he was quite busy being the family guy! haha.
    @Striker, please feel free to hit me up whenever to play! Like I said I have a season guest pass if you didn't get your Reston Pool&Tennis cards this year.

    Also, if anyone has a hookup for demo'ing some racquets, mainly Head racquets is what i'm looking at, but possibly some Wilson. Mainly I wanna try out the Youtek and Youtek IG Prestige Pro's, I like the non-IG specs a bit better because it's a bit lighter weight. And I wanna try out the Youtek IG Instinct as well. Otherwise, I am thinking of doing a TW demo, maybe I could do that and have them to test out on the TW MAC'ers this saturday haha.
     
  42. Topaz

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    What else is new?

    How many clif bars can one eat before a match anyway? :)
     
  43. zapvor

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    i got a ig prestige pro laying around
     
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    LOL! Do they make one for the evo 3d? What about static cling?
     
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    Thanks CB!
     
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    Thanks Xis.
     
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    The first, not the latter. I think we still have a few weeks.
     
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    I'll try to connect. You'll find I'm pretty rusty and out of shape since I've hit about 5 times since December. Saturday afternoon usually works best.
     
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    dats , did u find anything worth telling us about? :)
     

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