Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by zapvor, Apr 24, 2007.
REI sale this Saturday... anyone going? I need a tent, and a sleeping bag.
I am new to the area and just wanted to pop in and say hi and see if any of you have advice for how to get involved with USTA and find a team in the area (DC, NoVa, MoCo). I know some teams in HoCo, but that's too far of a drive for me to do regularly. Are there any clubs in the area where lots of the USTA players practice or hit around where you'd recommend I go and try to meet people to play with?
I cant help you there, I'm out of the loop for the DC NoVa area. Somebody will now something though Im sure.
I just know there are tons of clubs in the area. You shouldnt have a problem.
Also for some reason I got a taste to eat some Zippy's chili spaghetti.
JRK can attest I'm sure.
Sorry man. No way I can get out today.
Shoot me a text next time and I'll see what I can do.
If you're looking for USTA teams in NoVA, check with Ingrid Clark at Homecourt Tennis - http://www.homecourttennis.com/
She's the NoVA coordinator and put you in touch with captains looking for players.
There are a few clubs that run teams. I know RJ Tennis (http://rjtennis.com/) at 4 seasons runs a few teams. Try doing a few drop in clinics and you could also contact Rob at RJ Tennis and see if he's looking for players.
I don't play in DC or MoCo - so can't help you there.
Thank you JRStriker, I will look into that!!
Glad to help.
In elementary school I would sell those coupons for Zippy's chili for the school fundraisers. I never had a person tell me no, haha.
what a zippy's chili spaghetti might look like:
i miss anna miller's in aiea. awesome pies. (that's what she said)
That place was awesome. I would get the chocolate pudding pie that had whip cream on top.
I would also eat at the Yum Yum Tree... oh snap didn't realize they closed the last one <sniff>.
JRK -- that is sad that there are no more yum yum tree. wonder if we were on the island at the same time. i was there from '93 to '97.
what's for lunch?
I was there from '78-'88 and then again from '99-'05.
Looks like we just missed each other. Too bad, we could've went on a date at Anna Miller's.
exactly. had many a date at anna miller's. a lot of wahines that i wanted to likelike their highway and spoke pidgin. good times.
What was a yum yum tree and do I really want to know?
if you don't know it then you prob can't afford it
So I am going to be near DC (actually Silver Springs, MD) for a month (all Feb) and am looking for a people/place to play since I know noone. Have you guys heard about Georgetown Prep Tennis club? Is this a good place to play?
I'm a 5.0 player played a little college tennis.
Also if anyone wants to play hit me up
hey welcome!shoot me an email! mitidor@ gmail com
dont go to georgetown prep
I was there 03-06 maybe played tennis 3 times the entire time I was there.
Also that Bravo place under Anna Millers was mediocre at best.
I think his girl goes there and he doeasnt want anyone else tapping that until he mans up and asks her out.
The longer you wait Zap the more time someone else has to sneak in there and hit that.
i dunno. how do we know zap is not the one swooping in doing the quick sneak, stalk, snatch, grab, hit it, and leave it routine?
sappy...just got back from a week in montana (big sky)...soo much powder this week! kind of nice...not many people there either...
I'm reminded of a famous quote from "Smokey and the Bandit":
Anything is possible I guess. But he has had her racket for like 6 months and wont even call to return it.
Somone may have already pulled an M.C Ren and found her Fckd her and fleed.
Or maybe Zap M.C Renned her @$$. Its hard to tell.
For the record I have never M.C Renned anyone but may have to if Zap doesnt pick his game up with this tennis chic.
yep.. exactly.... the powder here east coast was nice as well.... i've been getting a lot of grief from my group that ended up in COL last week.... O FML
Tried out the Steam 105S yesterday, a buddy of mine had the stick as a demo. Nice spin stick. Feels solid and heavier than it's 10.5oz weight. You get decent spin from it but IMHO, it's not a game changer in my hands. Also way to tempted to rafa-moonball everything.
For lunch today, Basil Tyme Two stopped by with the beef brisket ravioli - yum!
how much snow did you get... 2 ft?... i essentially got a pic from everyone, my ski group whom i've ditched this yr, a picture of him/her self standing in waist deep powder..,, and i had to
it seriously snowed every single day we were there...best conditions of any trip...i think they got 50+ inches this past week! haha...it was ridiculous...but i do love me some powder...no lift lines either...which was nice...
the skip "town" wasn't all that...so if you're looking for nice places to eat, there weren't a ton of options...
not towards you.. just needed to vent. best i ever got was 16 inches of pow in utah..
this was 50+ over the course of the whole week...still, there was powder EVERY DAY....kinda of amazing...
Ok man no hard feelings. If it bother you that much Ill stop for a couple days. And the when you are least expecting it.
Right in the Kisser.
Thats like a ton of powder. I dont even think rick ross could sell that much powder. You guys are like good to push weight like that. Most people would measure in grams or ounces, maybe kilos for the true baller elite status. but to measure powder in inches. You must be like every rapper who ever lived combined. then youi sell iot all to Flavor Flav and DMX.
For the record Ive never been to COL or Utah skiiking. I went boarding once with some chic I worked with in hopes of MC Renning her. But then she got tired and i wanted to board still.
But I hear the chances out west of MC Renning broads exponetially increases relaint on the anmount of aforementioned baller elite status powder.
enlighten all of here.. what are you referring to? and whom we've talking about.
striker, what are you trying to say? My Rafa-moonball forehands aren't any good??? :shock: Should I stop hitting them like that?
lol its cool man its funny. i am just like freaking out about this whole thing so yea
just filled in my string jobs today. did 19 rackets....at this point it doesnt even register anymore. i thought i only did like 15
No, moonballs in your hands are all good. Moonballs in my hand just lead to more running, I'd prefer to end the point early rather than run like Rafa and moonball for days.
Decent stick though, still not switching from the Prestiges, I think I get a more penetrating ball with about just as much spin with a full bed of tour bite. Maybe I need more of a western grip to get a bigger effect.
JRK, act fast
ALPS Mountaineering Extreme 3 Tent: 3-Person 3-Season:126.95
That link was for bibs... I need a tent and a good bag that can go down into the 20s.
No, it was a tent when he posted it. Steep & Cheap (as well as Whiskey Militia) change products ~ every 20 minutes, depending on the sale.
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