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Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by zapvor, Apr 24, 2007.

  1. Notirouswithag

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    I usually play in Ashburn, but if I've got the time I'm always open to venture out and meet up with anybody to hit
     
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  2. hollywood9826

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    Im still gonna call it that though. Citi is stupid
     
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  3. zapvor

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    email me
     
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    i do miss the good ol days
     
  5. Xisbum

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    Arya seems to be doing just fine as a lone wolf. Her dire wolf Nymeria still survives, also. Does Auzzie still post here? Wanted his opinion of a racquet I want to try - Yonex Vcore SV 100+. Might break down and move to some newer racquet technology, LOL.
     
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  6. downs_chris

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    i just added an sv100 to my bag...i still talk to him regularly...he would approve the sv100+
     
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  7. zapvor

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    xis!!!!!

    finally someone gets my reference!
    i demoed the sv100 lite and it was nice. my buddy bought 2 actually. 140 each good deal. are you still in TN?
     
  8. Xisbum

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    Still in Memphis, still playing. Just finished 8 months of captaining, a 55+ mixed team, a 65+ mixed team, and a 65+ men's team. Took the 65+ teams to State Tournaments, where we got killed. Too many ringers, LOL. Taking a few weeks off to rewind and recharge; then back to the recruiting trail to find some stronger players. How's everyone been? Still having those fabulous meetups or did that fizzle out? Had a lot of fun with you guys at those meets. How did your buddy get such a good deal? If I like the one I'm getting, I will surely need at least one more. Became a GOT fan last winter; binge-watched seasons 1 through 7, read all 5 books, and really fell in love with the story-telling and characters. Great fantasy, close to Lord of the Rings.
     
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  9. zapvor

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    man i was in knoxville for the eclipse! shouldve done a meet up with you. wow you get to play a lot lucky you. we havent had meet ups in a while. pm me about the rackets.

    wow i started like season 2 and been hooked since. i wish they did more episodes. i think the writers are getting upset. i had cersi killing jamie! didnt read the books tho
     
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    The series writers are in uncharted territory; season 7 ended where the last book ended, and the author hasn't written the final book yet. I think Cersei and Jaime will have a final reckoning and the King Slayer will become the Queen Slayer. Then he'll retire and live happily ever after with Brienne of Tarth. That's my 2 cents. Will PM you about the racquets when I get to try the one I have coming. Thanks. Oh, refresh my memory on sending PMs; I think I forgot. :)
     
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  11. downs_chris

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    SPOILER ALERT???? haha
     
  12. Xisbum

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    LOL. Just my 2 cents; could easily work out the other way, and Cersei becomes The King Slayer Slayer. I also think Arya will forgive the Hound but take on the Mountain. Unlike the Dornish showoff, she will finish the job. She and the Ice King are the most decisive characters on the show; both know what they want to do and do it without remorse or hesitation. Even Cersei couldn't bring herself to have the Mountain kill her brother.
     
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    I don't think Arya will sleep well until she plunges a dagger in Cerseis heart. She might have to kill the rest of the Lannisters as well just because. Although there aint many left.

    Read most of the third book and stopped. Don't watch the show just read recaps and stuff.

    As far as meetups they are done. I didn't even spend timwe with Dats when he was in Grace. I think the last tike I saw any other MACers was when I sold a couple of my TFights to Paulman (I think that's who it was) we were hitting and Pure prestige and SCHMAD happened to show up. It was kinda funny.

    Next summer buddy it grease burger time.
     
  14. Xisbum

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    Grease burger sounds good, followed by a ball game.

    Poetic justice would have Arya slicing Cercei's Achilles tendons, then feeding her to her dire wolf Nymeria. That's how I would write it. I can also see Arya and Bronn in one heck of a sword duel. She would win, of course, because she's, well, No One.

    Too bad about the meetups; they were fun, and I made a lot of new, young friends there. Still follow some of them on Facebook: Sup, Dats, Tommy, Auzzie, James, Ryan, Schmad. You should bring one or two of them with you for the grease burgers. They need to take some road trips and get away from all that traffic.
     
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    The wolfs bring an interesting context to story. And it would be cool to see it eat up Cersei. She is an easy lady to hate for sure.

    It wasn't a terrible drive when I did it last time, and I have room in the car. But it takes a special kind of person to drive 17 hours to eat a 103 year old grease burger. The other food I had was good also. Memphis style BBQ is my favorite.
     
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    PM me if someone wants to play 3.5/4.0! This is the best time of year! Nova
     
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  17. Notirouswithag

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    Im in as a fellow 4.0, I'f im free to play I'd love to meet up with a few of you guys
     
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  18. prestigeprolover

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    Hi everyone! Is there anyone available tomorrow, Saturday 9/16, to hit?
     
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  19. Notirouswithag

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    I'm teaching until 2:30 this afternoon but am free afterwards. Message me if your interested
     
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    Anyone close to Glover Park in DC?
     
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  21. Notirouswithag

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    Im 45 minutes out depending on traffic, by Dulles Airport
     
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  22. zapvor

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    right. i think the writers are not getting paid enough so they decided to shorten the episodes.

    hit with my buddies sv100 sooooooooooooooooooo good. until you come up against heavy ball then it gets pushed back badly
     
  23. zapvor

    zapvor G.O.A.T.

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    where do you play usually
     
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    OMG he's backkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk!
     
  25. zapvor

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    i want arya to just kill everyone. with style
     
  26. hescobal

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    Hi, I've recently just moved from Vienna into DC. I use to play at Wakefield and TC Williams High School, but just wondering if any one was slightly closer
     
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  27. Notirouswithag

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    If its scheduled ahead in advance I can try to come out that way. During the week my schedule is a bit hectic with clients and teaching tennis. Sundays are my lightest days/ days off(if im not teaching privates) and would work best
     
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  28. sapient007

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    holy shiet. is zap still holding the fort down
     
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  29. sapient007

    sapient007 Semi-Pro

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    he prob missed massaging your back in the pool
     
  30. datsveryinterestin

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    I keel yuuuuoooo saaaapppppi!
     
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    anyone playing pokemon go?

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  32. hollywood9826

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    Asics changed my beloved Solution Speeds released all black resolutions and have what appears to be the GOAT tennis shoe of all time in this FF shoe. Reminds of the classic Diadora Speed pros.

    Those damn asics bastages making me pay 180 bucks for a shoe that wont last damn them. Resolutions for practice, FFs for matches would be my combo if I played enough. Might have to take a trip to the bird soon to try them on before I buy them from TW and save the tax :)
     
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    HW, email me if you need shoes...

    i still love the speed 3s...the court FF's are probably more comfortable, but less durable...and the "one sock" design doesn't really allow you to loosen the shoe at all...

    i'm an 11 in the speed 3s and a 10.5 in the FFs...if that helps...
     
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    Ill hit you up for sure man.

    And I wouldn't expect them to last, the good comfortable light shoes never do.
     
  35. Irrefutable

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    Are there any attorneys from Maryland who are willing to challenge Montgomery County from moving girls tennis to the spring. They are planning to cut the number of starters from 10 to 5. And making the teams coed.

    Any help would be appreciated. Please send me a private message.

    Thank You
     
  36. zapvor

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    holy sappy you still play tennis?
     
  37. hollywood9826

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    I never knew they didn't play in the spring. Harford and Cecil counties tennis has always been a coed spring sport. I just assumed the rest of the state was the same way. What is the reasoning the county cites for the move? Lack of interest and funding I guess is what they will say. Not sure what kind of case you would have, but good luck.
     
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    Montgomery County has always had the girls tennis in the fall and the boys in the spring. They play 4 singles and 3 doubles - 2 out 3 sets. Montgomery County has won the state championship for the last several years. So all the other counties in the State voted you must play in the spring to be eligible for state tournament. The notion that Montgomery County had some advantage by the girls playing in the fall.??????? a completely bogus claim - So MC has decided to move the girls to the spring. And they will go from 10 starters to 5 on a coed team- as well as much smaller teams.

    Over 670 coaches, students, and parents signed a petition against the move. However, the MCPS administration is still going to make the move. This is a travesty in a county where tennis is very popular. If you have a child in MC their chances of playing High School just dropped 50% !

    Any advice would be appreciated.
     
  39. hollywood9826

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    Do you know of any other counties that did girls tennis ion the fall? like I said they don't it up here.

    I know in Community collge they used to have girls in the fall and I played in the spring. Which was upsetting because I have been able to impress some girl my monster serve.
     
  40. Irrefutable

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    Apparently Montgomery County is the only MD county that girls play in the fall. The other counties think this gives Montgomery County an advantage playing in the "off season" - not the same time as the regular season and the state tournament. This argument is ridiculous ! The best players play all year. If Montgomery County had not won the states for a long time this new rule would not have been passed.
     
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    whats for lunch? Just brought a old PD+ and realized iam not 30 anymore on the first hit. Now i am thinking about trading it in for some hot dogs and shampoo.
     
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    Any advice for meeting potential 3.0 -3.5 playing partners in Silver Spring Maryland ?
     
  43. hollywood9826

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    Me joining USTA when I worked at Andrews AFB really helped.

    Too far away for me to do it on the regular, but I can make it down every so often on a weekend or something. But My grill transporting days are over.
     
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  44. Notirouswithag

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    try USTA signing up for a sub list or joining a flex league in the area, etc
     
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  45. Notirouswithag

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    anybody know of somebody looking to buy a 97 and 98 sq in racquet?

    Got a 2017 97 LS pro staff(all black) for sale along with my 2015 blade 98 16x19.

    havent had any bites on here in the for sale forum, but figured id ask here before posting on facebook
     
  46. Topaz

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    Try looking up user 'Cindysphinx'...see if you can PM her through here. She's in Moco and a lawyer and this sounds like it might be right up her alley.
     
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    Thank You very much ! Cindysphinx has not posted in about 3 weeks, I sent her a PM - does anyone know how to reach her directly ?
     

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