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View Poll Results: Barking or grunting?
Barking. 33 44.00%
Grunting. 28 37.33%
Silence. 14 18.67%
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post #1 of 53 (permalink) Old Oct 28th, 2011, 04:22 PM Thread Starter
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Re: What's worse? BARKING or GRUNTING?

Petra's barking is one of the best things to happen to the sport.
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I am really not sure because kvitova come on is just so annoying and it gets louder she must have a contract with a throat losinger company because screeching like that must hurt her throat.

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Re: What's worse? BARKING or GRUNTING?

Again a slanted poll that has no neutral option.

For me, all or none are okay. Sure the first few times I heard Azarenka's grunt or Kvitova's bark I wasn't crazy about them but they're not a big deal. The only thing I don't like is when a player barks or fist-pumps about an opponent's UE.

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Re: What's worse? BARKING or GRUNTING?

The answer is obvious. Grunting happens on every shot. Barking only happens after well-played/important points.
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I love Petra's bark

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I hate barking. There's a friggin dog out my back that never shuts up sometimes. Someday I'm gonna stick some razor blades in it's pedigree chum.
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Re: What's worse? BARKING or GRUNTING?

None. Both barking and grunting are great when a player fights, hits winners, plays aggressive.

What is intolerable, when a player destroys attacks and creates nothing in return. Barkless or gruntless, it looks horrible!
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Petra's barking is one of the best things to happen to the sport.
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I was enjoying the barking at the end of that first set a while back, but I had a vested interest

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other: sharapova's blood curdling screaming.

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