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hewittrok
Feb 12th, 2006, 06:51 AM
This sucks, Gotennis.com is now charging to use their stupid website...do you guys know. I like the site for the stories and pictures, but now they did a whole new makeover. Signing is free, but thats it. They wont let you see the pictures until you hand over your credit card. THIS SUCKS!!!!:mad:

forever_rafter
Feb 12th, 2006, 10:33 AM
This sucks, Gotennis.com is now charging to use their stupid website...do you guys know. I like the site for the stories and pictures, but now they did a whole new makeover. Signing is free, but thats it. They wont let you see the pictures until you hand over your credit card. THIS SUCKS!!!!:mad:

Yeah, it sucks big time :fiery:

!<blocparty>!
Feb 12th, 2006, 10:40 AM
Gotennis started to suck a long time ago. Who would want to pay to use that shit? :tape:

Mark Spruce
Feb 12th, 2006, 11:03 AM
Yeah they suck huge time

suck suck suck suck suck

regards

Mark

KimC&MariaSNo1's
Feb 12th, 2006, 12:09 PM
boo-frickety-hoo :hysteric:

Meesh
Feb 12th, 2006, 12:12 PM
Do they have something different to offer that they are charging for? I never have gone there.

BoucharDRules
Feb 12th, 2006, 01:53 PM
The only good thing about Gotennis was the HQ pictures they offered. Other than that it's nothing special and the messageboard sucked. I'm not even going to bother to register if that's the case.

btw, the site changed names.....so maybe it's new ownership :confused:


CBS Sportsline doesn't offer HQ photos anymore either, so it's getting harder to find tennis pictures of a good size without watermarks. :rolleyes: :(

vogus
Feb 12th, 2006, 02:34 PM
nothing of any decent quality is free on the Internet anymore. I'd be willing to pay to use wtaworld if it meant fewer retards on the board.

clijstersfan97
Feb 12th, 2006, 03:39 PM
I was wondering why I couldn't get the site to come up. I've been getting a popup box asking for a username and password to the "Restricted Area" for a couple of days now.

forever_rafter
Feb 12th, 2006, 03:46 PM
CBS Sportsline doesn't offer HQ photos anymore either, so it's getting harder to find tennis pictures of a good size without watermarks. :rolleyes: :(

Shit, you're right :confused:

ashwu
Feb 12th, 2006, 04:30 PM
at least for ogdf i saw one site with hq pics...

http://gallery.lawntennisnews.com/index.php

skanky~skanketta
Feb 12th, 2006, 04:35 PM
that's a pathetic site and now they're charging?:gag:

the message board used to be totally awesome there and then it started sucking ass.

CrossCourt~Rally
Feb 12th, 2006, 04:38 PM
i WISH we could say the same for HOdomino :tape: ;)

leeber
Feb 12th, 2006, 04:39 PM
:angry:

leeber
Feb 12th, 2006, 04:39 PM
:fiery: :angel:

nickoteen
Feb 12th, 2006, 04:43 PM
at least for ogdf i saw one site with hq pics...

http://gallery.lawntennisnews.com/index.php

Thanks for liking my site :)

-nick

ashwu
Feb 12th, 2006, 04:54 PM
thank you for hosting that site!!!

*JR*
Feb 12th, 2006, 04:57 PM
that's a pathetic site and now they're charging?:gag:

the message board used to be totally awesome there and then it started sucking ass.
Yeah, those were the days V'girl. ;) It was even fun going there just to mock "Rational Danny". :lol: Some gang we had there, huh? :yeah: Of course the owners (Bob and Mike Bernstein) were always mainly ticket scalpers tour operators anyway, everything else was secondary to them.

creep
Feb 12th, 2006, 05:20 PM
Maybe they should charge for posting here? I would.

lizchris
Feb 12th, 2006, 05:32 PM
that's a pathetic site and now they're charging?:gag:

the message board used to be totally awesome there and then it started sucking ass.


That is why they ahve to start charging people to be on the site is because they are pathetic.:o

I stopped going on the message board when they started banning Venus and Serena fans and let people who bashed Venus and Serena stay and post offensive material. I predict in a year that GoTennis will cease to exist and WTA World will be bigger and better than ever!:)

sunset
Feb 12th, 2006, 05:49 PM
I can't even bring up the home page. Everytime I try I get this restricted site window asking for a user name and password. How would you even consisder it if you can't open the homepage.

I agree they had awesome pictures but I never even looked at the message board.

nickoteen
Feb 12th, 2006, 08:16 PM
Hm not to sound pretentious or anything but erm well our forums are still in the process of being build up. If you would maybe be interested in signing up or so we could make it fun I guess....:) Anyhow it's just a thought.

Our forums: http://forums.lawntennisnews.com/

-nick

PaulieM
Feb 12th, 2006, 08:19 PM
i never thought that site was very good. :shrug:

DevilishAttitude
Feb 12th, 2006, 09:19 PM
That is why they ahve to start charging people to be on the site is because they are pathetic.:o

I stopped going on the message board when they started banning Venus and Serena fans and let people who bashed Venus and Serena stay and post offensive material. I predict in a year that GoTennis will cease to exist and WTA World will be bigger and better than ever!:)

They ban Venus and Serena fans on this board and in some people's view allow posters who post *offensive* material about them stay.

WTAworld might not get that much bigger due to the stupid activation rules on here.

Anyway I posted on Gotennis once and it sucked. The messageboard was so crap.

If WTAworld started forcing members to pay here then it'd be bye bye from me :wavey: ;)

tennisfanwebbie
Feb 12th, 2006, 09:25 PM
Aww, i feel for you guys :) you might remember my site www.tennisfan.org well my host deleted it I don't know why. But if you guys want high quality pictures, i can provide them for you guys, but i don't have the time to update like everyday for every tournament and for every player, So I can do some of the bigger tournaments, for both ATP and WTA. I can probably do like a few atp/wta players. so if you guys can post who you would like to see the most i can compile a list and gather pictures of those players for you

I will plan as of now to do:
All the grand slams
Us open series
Nasdaq and Indian wells. If you guys want anything else let me know, I'll have to find a place to load these pictures for you guys. So any help would grateful

hewittrok
Feb 12th, 2006, 09:51 PM
I wonder if Unregister1 is a member here in wtaworld or other members like DBS, henmania, raquetball, chiko, tplayer. it was fun playing around with them. Gotennis sucks now. :(

cartmancop
Feb 12th, 2006, 10:04 PM
I have always & will always despise GOtennis.. It's just not that good at all, I would never pay to use a site like that. I would perhaps pay for WTAworld, but never Gotennis. I can understand about those of you who use it for pics though, b/c not many places offer good ones.

I was once a prisoner of that board, before I found WTAworld:) Thank God I did!!!

*JR*
Feb 12th, 2006, 11:07 PM
Check out the propaganda on their parent company's homepage:

http://www.sportwave.com

sunset makes a good point that ppl can't subscribe if they can't log in. They're not competing with other boards though, but other ticket brokers.

Of course Dayhovah and PennyLane are no longer with us. :sad: I hope that the others worth engaging in discussion with don't waste time there anymore. Some just from memory being digitalXPression, Dru, Rainsike, slave2safin, v'boy, Mo1011, Shorty, leszcd, Mich_Z, Insomnia, TennisManiac, and ones I'm drawing a blank on now.

Besides myself, other "emigrees" to this board include V'girl (skanky~skanketta now here, I forgot her screenname there) sweetsx87 (SJW here) bri_han (lizchris here) Leo 7 (Leo_DFP here) Simon (fried_beans here) and ZarcasticRic (charmed_Ric here). JustineTime kept the same user name.

Both of the above lists are a small sampling nearly 3 years after I left there, so apologies to those I didn't remember right away. (We didn't have PierceCheng, though. Guess he was still "playing in the juniors" then. But like here, we had Ballbuster under a variety of names). :lol:

sunset
Feb 12th, 2006, 11:51 PM
Now you all got me very curious. Can someone try logging on to www.gotennis.com and tell me if they had any luck.

I can't bring it up for some reason. :confused:

Mark Spruce
Feb 13th, 2006, 01:10 AM
Thank will be so kind of you

Mark

:)Aww, i feel for you guys you might remember my site www.tennisfan.org (http://www.tennisfan.org) well my host deleted it I don't know why. But if you guys want high quality pictures, i can provide them for you guys, but i don't have the time to update like everyday for every tournament and for every player, So I can do some of the bigger tournaments, for both ATP and WTA. I can probably do like a few atp/wta players. so if you guys can post who you would like to see the most i can compile a list and gather pictures of those players for you

I will plan as of now to do:
All the grand slams
Us open series
Nasdaq and Indian wells. If you guys want anything else let me know, I'll have to find a place to load these pictures for you guys. So any help would grateful

Mark Spruce
Feb 13th, 2006, 01:12 AM
I only ever used it for the pics

regards

Mark

I can't even bring up the home page. Everytime I try I get this restricted site window asking for a user name and password. How would you even consisder it if you can't open the homepage.

I agree they had awesome pictures but I never even looked at the message board.

BoucharDRules
Feb 13th, 2006, 09:38 PM
Now you all got me very curious. Can someone try logging on to www.gotennis.com and tell me if they had any luck.

I can't bring it up for some reason. :confused:

No, it wouldn't take my password. I guess you have to re-register. :confused:

*JR*
Feb 13th, 2006, 09:48 PM
No, it wouldn't take my password. I guess you have to re-register. :confused:
As was stated ITT, you can't register since you can't even get to the homepage without a user ID & password for the new server. BTW, a little vignette about the Bernstein Brothers. TennisAustralia had originally neglected to register AustralianOpen.com (without a .au @ the end). So those guys did so ("internet squatting") and then traded the rights to said URL to TA in exchange for comp tix for an AO one year (which they sold thru their scalping business, of course). :rolleyes:

Mark Spruce
Feb 13th, 2006, 10:10 PM
Well a few days ago I could get onto the newly made site, but now as you said I get a prompt for the site. Before it did forward you from gotennis.com to another site. But I can't remember the url.

regards

Mark

:confused:No, it wouldn't take my password. I guess you have to re-register.

LefandePatty
Feb 14th, 2006, 04:08 AM
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