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Old 09-14-2012, 10:37 AM   #51
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Originally Posted by Alohajrtennis View Post
Gameboy is more than capable of defending himself. But I don't even think Gameboy would disagree with the sentiment that he thinks taking a child ranked 200 to a national tournament is a financially irresponsible decision..
Yeah, I'm third man in, so I should bow out here................but I really think your last statement is a non sequitur.

I think financial responsibility or irresponsibility is a financial question, no?

If you got money to burn it is not financially irresponsible to take #200 to a national. If you're broke or scraping by.............then it might be, and that's what people are discussing.

Setting aside finances, our family never thought we were entitled to enter a national tournament when the ranking was about 200. When it happened, great. If it didn't, no pangs of deprivation
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