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Old 05-21-2009, 11:55 AM   #53
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Originally Posted by raiden031 View Post
There are times I have asked my partner where it landed and they said 8" out, yet I swear it hit the line!

We need a name for that particular phenomenon, meaning the tendency of a player to grossly exaggerate the distance by which the serve missed. The closer the call, the greater the distance indicated when the player says, "No, man, it was out by [gesture indicating 8"] this much. Not even close!"
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