My primary goal is to win the point. My goal is NEVER to injure. But often my secondary goal is to intimidate the net player.
Originally Posted by OrangePower
In my opinion it's pretty simple:
If your intent is to hit a legitimate shot (intended to be in), and you are hitting it because it's the right one to hit under the circumstances, then there should be no cause for complaint.
(Which of course doesn't mean there *won't* be complaints, especially in mixed.)
On the other hand, if you are hitting a shot where your primary goal is to injure / intimidate your opponent, meaning that it's not necessarily intended to be in, and not the percentage shot under the circumstances, then you are a jerk.