Should we build a wall around our courts?

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  1. Ronaldo

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    Pickleballers musta run the hockey players off the tennis courts.
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  2. heninfan99

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    that's nuts
     
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    This is a resort I don't want to stay at.
     
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  4. Ronaldo

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    Any guest?
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    I did something similar to an opponent once, he hit my new ball over the fence while trying to win the warm-up. I made him fetch it, between the fence was a narrow path with prickly hedges next to it he had to squeeze through--whoever plants the foliage around tennis courts must really hate tennis players, the shrubs surrounding courts are ALWAYS full of thorns. The bloke was cursing all the while squeezing his way to the ball, coming back bleeding from all the thorn pricks--and he was one--he captained a team I was on--briefly.
     
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  6. Ronaldo

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    First rule of senior tennis, no one runs down lobs. Second rule, wait till a walker strolls by and retrieves the ball. When more than one ball bounces over the fence, open a new can.
     
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  7. IA-SteveB

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    I can just imagine you being fanned and fed grapes before being summoned.
     
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  8. sureshs

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    I don't think you can afford it. Moreover, they have security to keep the riff-raff out.
     
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  9. nytennisaddict

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    why,... do they charge a shakespearean "pound of flesh"? that would explain why they only call you... repeatedly.
     
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  10. nytennisaddict

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    why not padlock both gates... then charge tennis players to use the courts... and you get a key/code when you pay your fee. (that's how it's been done in other places i've been)
    a wall seems silly. (but would be great for solo hitting)
     
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    No, they call several people, I am one of them. With outside guests, my selection is random. But there are some full and fractional villa owners (very rich guys) who keep dropping in a lot and they specifically ask for me.

    Some of the office staff think that I am a rich guy and keep asking me to become a member and buy a villa. I tell them I am considering that but I don't like the resort's policy of no lights on the courts (zoning restriction) since I cannot play at night, and they believe it.
     
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  12. nytennisaddict

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    interesting... it's a like a time share marketing ploy, except you get to play tennis. well done.
     
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    These guys are not easily fooled. They know what they want. Some of them have huge beach homes 2 hours away but will still drive down here with a "girlfriend" and spend a few days. They have money to burn.
     
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  14. TTMR

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    We need more of that crowd at our courts, and fewer punks and no goodniks.
     
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    I'd hit it.
     
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  17. Ronaldo

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    Ever try to play tennis when those pickeballahs are making a racquet nearby?
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  18. heninfan99

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    it's intolerable, pickleball is the manifestation of evil
     
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    Heard of a guy who sold his Florida condo and moved when people started playing pickleball on the adjacent tennis court. He couldn't stand the noise.
     
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    Nice to see juniors playing pickleball.
     
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  21. Ronaldo

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    Local club is finally taking a stand. Surcharge for pickleballers
     
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    Pickleball isn't THAT loud. They play adjacent to me every Sunday, it's no big deal. Tennis players are such pansies.
     
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    Played next to a train track. Preferred that
     
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    When I was in high school, I played on the public courts where the guys had very large afros and even larger boom boxes. In college, the courts were directly in front of the animal house dorm, so we had competing stereos blasting out rock music.
    No sounds bother me while I'm playing tennis, not even pickle ball.
    However, I myself tend to be very loud, yelling, talking, etc. When I played when I was younger, no one could hear me over the other sounds. I try my best not to be loud now, especially on indoor courts, but I do forget sometimes.
     
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  25. Ronaldo

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    Played next to shuffleboard courts. Their whistle was so distracting.
     
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    Where are the dead bodies of the people who dared cross her?
     
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    this is Aurora, Ontario which i believe is in Canada. Horrible example, try again.
     
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  28. tennis tom

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    You're a master of geography, you can throw away your globe.
     
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    The facts speak for themselves, the website is on the picture. Just take your time and look for once.
     
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    I hope you realize that, within about a week of building the wall, it's going to be completely covered in graffiti.
     
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  31. OrangePower

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    Not if you have enough guards up on the ramparts.
     
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    Write to your governor to send the National Guard down to protect the wall.
     
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  33. Ronaldo

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    Shirley there must be a volunteer from this board,
     
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  34. OrangePower

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    Na, the National Guard does not have the right gear to defend from ramparts. Namely, arrows, rocks, and boiling oil.
     
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    Oh, sorry, wrong wall.

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    the gov's busy skateboarding, anointing his loins in canabis oil, snapchatting, and prepping his dinghy for when the dam breaks...
     
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  37. IA-SteveB

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    I thought the OP was wanting to build a wall to keep his opposing players IN. I have heard he has opponents driven before him so they can be crushed while he listens to the lamentations of their women.
     
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    Can we get Mexico to pay for this wall too?
     
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  39. TennisCJC

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    Are you the Donald?
     
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    Yeah, gotta teach those pickleballers a lesson.
     
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    Yes, tax collectors will be placed at the tunnel heads on the kali border, to collect tariffs and duties on the fentanyl, heroin, cannibis, pickleballs, and guns being imported by the cartels.
     
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