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tennisforadults
Dec 20th, 2011, 03:04 AM
You had said something about wishing you could develop shoulder muscles like Sam’s, and I responded with a warning I would start perving on you if you did! :oh:

Most males, straight or gay, would want shoulder muscles like Sam's. ;)

SilverPersian
Dec 20th, 2011, 03:10 AM
It’s good to know I’m not alone here. Here’s to homos! :drink:



I suspected that you and I might be in the same club, but as I hadn’t actually noticed any of the Cher references or disrobed Andy Murray pics you speak of, I confess that I thought you were a gay woman. Oops! :help:

The funny thing is that last night I deleted a post of mine on the ‘Sammy Pics’ thread, as I feared that I might have been too flirty with you and might make you uncomfortable. You had said something about wishing you could develop shoulder muscles like Sam’s, and I responded with a warning I would start perving on you if you did! :oh:

If I can perv on Sam's shoulders, but not sleep with women, you can perv on mine all you want!

You might find my forest of chest hair a little bit off-putting, however :p

SilverPersian
Dec 20th, 2011, 03:13 AM
Most males, straight or gay, would want shoulder muscles like Sam's. ;)

Sooo much. I would like to exchange all of my limbs with hers, actually :drool:

Theodoropen
Dec 20th, 2011, 04:28 AM
Most males, straight or gay, would want shoulder muscles like Sam's. ;)

I don’t blame you guys. Possessing shoulders of such astonishing beauty would render you completely irresistible.:couple:


If I can perv on Sam's shoulders, but not sleep with women, you can perv on mine all you want!

Thanks for the greenlight! There’s nothing like a bit of perving between a gay man and a gay woman. :lick:


Sooo much. I would like to exchange entwine all of my limbs with hers, actually :drool:

Me too. :drool::inlove:

Huntress55
Dec 20th, 2011, 10:20 AM
I think us homos might be close to a majority in this subforum :lol:


It’s good to know I’m not alone here. Here’s to homos! :drink:

Aw I feel so left out. :lol: Thread has taken an interesting turn. Im a straight female but I find Sam adorable. Her fitness makes me feel so slack though:o

Siderophyre
Dec 20th, 2011, 04:54 PM
Jesus! Some people in here need to get a room! :lick:

stromatolite
Dec 21st, 2011, 04:52 AM
Most males, straight or gay, would want shoulder muscles like Sam's. ;)

As a straight male I can confirm this. As a straight male I also find those shoulders on Sam very sexy. To avoid incriminating myself any further that's all I'm going to say on this topic :lol:

Theodoropen
Dec 21st, 2011, 05:30 AM
Jesus! Some people in here need to get a room! :lick:

Aw I feel so left out. :lol: Thread has taken an interesting turn. Im a straight female but I find Sam adorable.

I take full responsibility for taking this thread down a smutty path. Moving forward, I shall try to behave myself a bit better.:angel:



Her fitness makes me feel so slack though:o

Um…slack? Sam has set some unfeasibly high standards there, so please don't beat yourself up for having smaller :armed: than Sam's.

Huntress55
Dec 21st, 2011, 06:07 AM
I take full responsibility for taking this thread down a smutty path. Moving forward, I shall try to behave myself a bit better.:angel:

Um…slack? Sam has set some unfeasibly high standards there, so please don't beat yourself up for having smaller :armed: than Sam's.

Well I have no guns at all, but its not just Sam, watching any sport makes me feel slack :p

Mojobackhand
Dec 21st, 2011, 11:02 AM
May I just say: I LOVE YOU ALL!
Reading through the introduction & confession thread made my morning. :lol:

Here's a little something someone made at the FB Smash'em Sam Family Group:
http://sendables.jibjab.com/view/1iJrzWV74ktXQgDI?cmpid=jj_url
Don't you just love the little detail that Sam is a tad smaller. ;) I just knew it was Sabine who corrupted Sam's taste in music. Remember Lady Gaga? :eek:

(Ok, here's my confession: I ship them. :tape: Oh, you might have guessed by my avatar.)

Sammy going solo:
http://sendables.jibjab.com/view/GKkPUQkuotyBaZCq?cmpid=jj_url

Who's gonna be at the Aussie Open with me? #RainbowsOverMCA
https://www.facebook.com/RainbowsOverMCA?sk=wall

Mojobackhand
Dec 21st, 2011, 11:14 AM
I take full responsibility for taking this thread down a smutty path. Moving forward, I shall try to behave myself a bit better.:angel:


NOOO! Please.

Theodoropen
Dec 22nd, 2011, 01:43 AM
May I just say: I LOVE YOU ALL! Reading through the introduction & confession thread made my morning. :lol:]

Who's gonna be at the Aussie Open with me? #RainbowsOverMCA
https://www.facebook.com/RainbowsOverMCA?sk=wall

Right back ya! :kiss:

Seriously, you’re rocking my world with your efforts to get this ‘Rainbow Ribbons to take over MCA’ campaign to really take off. :bowdown: I couldn’t thank you enough! And I so wish I could go to the AO (and meet your lovely self, of course), but alas, my $$$ situation and limited vacation time won’t allow me to. You guys in Aussieland will have to keep the rest of us posted, agreed?


[Here's a little something someone made at the FB Smash'em Sam Family Group:
http://sendables.jibjab.com/view/1iJrzWV74ktXQgDI?cmpid=jj_url

That elfed Sammy/Sabine ‘viddy’ (Sam’s term LOL) is some crazy ass shit! I joined the FB Smash'em Sam Family Group just now – thanks for the tip.

Theodoropen
Dec 22nd, 2011, 01:47 AM
NOOO! Please.

Okay…since you begged, I shall continue :drool:ing and :inlove:ing all over the place. The others can blame you if I offend their virgin eyes. :lol:

Mojobackhand
Dec 22nd, 2011, 02:43 AM
Okay…since you begged, I shall continue :drool:ing and :inlove:ing all over the place. The others can blame you if I offend their virgin eyes. :lol:

I can take that. ;)
And I will help you :drool:ing and :cool:ing* over Samantha Jane. What else is there in life?

...

...

Oh wait. Activism! Rainbows over MCA.:bounce:

*perving

Mojobackhand
Dec 22nd, 2011, 02:50 AM
Right back ya! :kiss:

Seriously, you’re rocking my world with your efforts to get this ‘Rainbow Ribbons to take over MCA’ campaign to really take off. :bowdown: I couldn’t thank you enough! And I so wish I could go to the AO (and meet your lovely self, of course), but alas, my $$$ situation and limited vacation time won’t allow me to. You guys in Aussieland will have to keep the rest of us posted, agreed?

I shall tweet as much as possible when I'm there.



That elfed Sammy/Sabine ‘viddy’ (Sam’s term LOL) is some crazy ass shit! I joined the FB Smash'em Sam Family Group just now – thanks for the tip.

Poor Sam, was so exhausted by her biceps work-out. Couldn't speak properly anymore. :lol:

The elf video wasn't posted in the FB SSF but was made for my ever-shipping self by a friend. Going viral now. Oops. :rolleyes:

Mojobackhand
Dec 22nd, 2011, 02:55 AM
Right back ya! :kiss:
I joined the FB Smash'em Sam Family Group just now – thanks for the tip.

I just saw, that there are two Families on FB :eek:
Now, I wonder: Am I in the right one?

Theodoropen
Dec 22nd, 2011, 03:29 AM
I just saw, that there are two Families on FB :eek:
Now, I wonder: Am I in the right one?

I had no idea there were two groups. Sammy fans should stick together! Can't we all just get along? :sad:

Anyway, I went here (found this at the beginning of the thread): https://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=131900393493177&ref=ts. The administrator accepted my request pretty quickly but it doesn't look like there's been any activity for several months. :confused:

Oh, and thanks for using the word "activism" - I haven't seen anyone else refer to Ribbons over MCA as such, but of course that's exactly what it is. :bigclap:

Huntress55
Dec 22nd, 2011, 06:15 AM
There was another group but I think something happened and so they just made a new one.

sunsets21
Dec 22nd, 2011, 04:58 PM
Yep. There's no angry split in the Smash 'em Family as far as I know. I think facebook just had one policy or another that made it necessary to make a new group.

Theodoropen
Dec 22nd, 2011, 07:07 PM
There was another group but I think something happened and so they just made a new one.

Yep. There's no angry split in the Smash 'em Family as far as I know. I think facebook just had one policy or another that made it necessary to make a new group.

Thanks to you both. Yeah, the old FB page has a lengthy thread explaining what happened (FB policy weirdness, as you suggested, Sunsets21). Could either of you possibly direct me to the current group?

skymnos
Dec 23rd, 2011, 12:32 AM
I wanna join the Smash'em Sam Family FB group, too! :bounce: I have sent a request to both groups and I am waiting.

P.S. Since a lot of you are confiding in the forum family, I am a straight woman but I think Sam is hot! I think I need :help:!

You guys just made my night!

...and, :bounce: it's snowing again!

Theodoropen
Dec 23rd, 2011, 01:44 AM
I wanna join the Smash'em Sam Family FB group, too! :bounce: I have sent a request to both groups and I am waiting.

FFS! Am I the only loser who can’t find the current FB page? Probably… :o

Oh, and hello there, Skymnos! Nice to (sorta) meet you! :wavey:



P.S. Since a lot of you are confiding in the forum family, I am a straight woman but I think Sam is hot! I think I need :help:!

Nah, you don’t. No one is immune from the Smoking Hot Sammy effect. It’s best to just accept it and enjoy… <insert appropriate lusting/drooling/perving emoticon here>

Huntress55
Dec 23rd, 2011, 05:00 AM
FFS! Am I the only loser who can’t find the current FB page? Probably… :o

Oh, and hello there, Skymnos! Nice to (sorta) meet you! :wavey:


The new one : https://www.facebook.com/groups/217364818291559/

Theodoropen
Dec 23rd, 2011, 05:13 AM
The new one : https://www.facebook.com/groups/217364818291559/

Huge thanks to you, Huntress55! :bigwave:

skymnos
Dec 23rd, 2011, 11:47 AM
Oh, and hello there, Skymnos! Nice to (sorta) meet you! :wavey:
:wavey: Nice to meet you too, Theodoropen!

Nah, you don’t. No one is immune from the Smoking Hot Sammy effect. It’s best to just accept it and enjoy… <insert appropriate lusting/drooling/perving emoticon here>

You are absolutely right. I will just embrace it! ;)
I can't seem to quite find an appropriate emoticon. :lol: The smilies section needs to be updated!:lol:

I joined the old FB group http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=131900393493177 and I am waiting to hear from the new https://www.facebook.com/groups/217364818291559/.

Ben.
Dec 24th, 2011, 05:27 AM
I've just asked to join the new group :)

Sianta
Mar 1st, 2012, 11:21 PM
Just wanted to pop in and introduce myself in a friendly place. I’ve been a regular reader for a couple of years now but thought it was time to get involved.
I’ve been following Sam’s career since seeing her at the Gold Coast tournament in 2004. I was impressed by her fitness and the power in her game for such a young woman. It’s been great to watch her development since then.
Apart from Sam I have no other particular favourites but I like to keep an eye on the other Aussie girls. My tennis bug bear (like many) is grunting and screeching but I’m happy to watch any match which is played quietly.
Sianta

SilverPersian
Mar 2nd, 2012, 02:07 AM
Hi Sianta :wavey:

I wonder how many people there are who read all of our posts but never post :unsure:

stromatolite
Mar 2nd, 2012, 06:29 AM
Hi Sianta :wavey:

I wonder how many people there are who read all of our posts but never post :unsure:

Yes, you have to wonder what a casual observer would make of our rantings :lol:

In any case welcome Sianta! Look forward to hearing more of your thoughts on Sam's forum :cheer:

Siderophyre
Mar 2nd, 2012, 11:29 AM
Just wanted to pop in and introduce myself in a friendly place. I’ve been a regular reader for a couple of years now but thought it was time to get involved.
I’ve been following Sam’s career since seeing her at the Gold Coast tournament in 2004. I was impressed by her fitness and the power in her game for such a young woman. It’s been great to watch her development since then.
Apart from Sam I have no other particular favourites but I like to keep an eye on the other Aussie girls. My tennis bug bear (like many) is grunting and screeching but I’m happy to watch any match which is played quietly.
Sianta

Welcome Sianta.

Speaking of grunting - I was playing last night and there was a Sharapova wannabe on the next court. I mean FFS, it's bad enough listening to it when you're a spectator, but right there on the next court when you're trying to play. I mean really, if she just HAD to copy Masha why not try hitting some decent, hard, flat groundstrokes instead of screaming her face off while hitting short moonballs? Stupid bitch. :mad:

plokploky
Mar 3rd, 2012, 11:41 AM
I thought I better formally introduce myself as a sam fan if none of you have seen my sig around before. I haven't really posted much about sam cause I only really post about players when they are playing, so just wanted to say a hello to everyone if you've never heard of me.

stromatolite
Mar 3rd, 2012, 12:13 PM
I thought I better formally introduce myself as a sam fan if none of you have seen my sig around before. I haven't really posted much about sam cause I only really post about players when they are playing, so just wanted to say a hello to everyone if you've never heard of me.

Welcome plokploky! :) I've seen you around, but nice of you to come and introduce yourself here. Here's to having plenty to cheer about together this year! :cheer:

plokploky
Mar 4th, 2012, 03:37 PM
Welcome plokploky! :) I've seen you around, but nice of you to come and introduce yourself here. Here's to having plenty to cheer about together this year! :cheer:

:cheer:I hope I'm cheering a lot in the coming weeks.

Theodoropen
Mar 5th, 2012, 12:41 AM
Just wanted to pop in and introduce myself in a friendly place. I’ve been a regular reader for a couple of years now but thought it was time to get involved.
I’ve been following Sam’s career since seeing her at the Gold Coast tournament in 2004. I was impressed by her fitness and the power in her game for such a young woman. It’s been great to watch her development since then.
Apart from Sam I have no other particular favourites but I like to keep an eye on the other Aussie girls. My tennis bug bear (like many) is grunting and screeching but I’m happy to watch any match which is played quietly.
Sianta

Howdy, Sianta! Welcome to our relatively small but very loyal-to-Sam group. :wavey:

Theodoropen
Mar 5th, 2012, 12:44 AM
I thought I better formally introduce myself as a sam fan if none of you have seen my sig around before. I haven't really posted much about sam cause I only really post about players when they are playing, so just wanted to say a hello to everyone if you've never heard of me.

Hey plokploky! Don’t you worry, there’s been ample evidence of your Sam fandom in GM – it has not gone unnoticed. :worship: So, as far as I’m concerned, you’re very welcome in our sub-forum. Don't be shy!

:cheer:I hope I'm cheering a lot in the coming weeks.

Bring on the cheers! :cheer::cheer::cheer:

SilverPersian
Mar 5th, 2012, 01:38 AM
:cheer:I hope I'm cheering a lot in the coming weeks.

You have very good taste in faves :worship:

The Kaz
Mar 5th, 2012, 10:29 AM
Why have I not frequented this forum earlier :hysteric:

I feel like such a bad fan :(

________________________________

Anyway, I'm Kale, I'm 23 and I was born in Ballarat, VIC which is about 100km away from Melbourne (close enough so that I can go to the AO every year :drool:) but since 2007 I spend most of my time in Canberra where I'm studying at Uni. I'm in my last year of postgrad where I will graduate with a Master of Pharmacy and GradDip of Diagnostic Pathology (I also have a Medical Science undergrad degree too :oh:). Not long till I am a qualified (hopefully hospital) Pharmacist :banana:

I have been a fan of Sam since she first started - I remember rooting so hard for her in the 2005 Gold Coast final against Patty Schnyder when we were on holidays in Warrnambool, I think I actually turn down the beach to watch her play :oh:

Since the retirement of my other major favs Martina Hingis and Alicia Molik, Sammy has been my No.1 favourite player :D and I love her to bits!

The Kaz
Mar 5th, 2012, 10:32 AM
Aw I feel so left out. :lol: Thread has taken an interesting turn. Im a straight female but I find Sam adorable. Her fitness makes me feel so slack though:o

I'm a straight male, I feel even more left out :scared: :lol:

tennisforadults
Mar 5th, 2012, 10:58 AM
Welcome Kale... I know you've been around forever. A little surprised you haven't popped in. I'm that annoying poster who "always" seems to have a problem with your threads. Anyway, despite differences, we're on the same side. Enjoy your time here.

Siderophyre
Mar 5th, 2012, 11:27 AM
I'm a straight male, I feel even more left out :scared: :lol:

:haha:

stromatolite
Mar 5th, 2012, 12:01 PM
I'm a straight male, I feel even more left out :scared: :lol:

We're a rarity here, but you're not the only one. :lol:

As members of the same endangered species we maybe should look out for each other ;)

The Kaz
Mar 5th, 2012, 12:36 PM
Welcome Kale... I know you've been around forever. A little surprised you haven't popped in. I'm that annoying poster who "always" seems to have a problem with your threads. Anyway, despite differences, we're on the same side. Enjoy your time here.

:yeah:

plokploky
Mar 5th, 2012, 05:59 PM
You have very good taste in faves :worship:

:DThanks, so do you.

Just to say, I am also a straight male and I don't know why watching womens tennis makes us gay according to society. I just don't understand that logic.

Sianta
Mar 6th, 2012, 02:02 AM
Hi Sianta :wavey:

I wonder how many people there are who read all of our posts but never post :unsure:

I would expect that's there's probably quite a lot of us out there. While the discussions in GM can be entertaining, they can also be downright nasty which has caused me to hang back for a while.

stromatolite
Mar 6th, 2012, 08:14 AM
Just to say, I am also a straight male and I don't know why watching womens tennis makes us gay according to society. I just don't understand that logic.

:lol: I know what you mean. I wonder too sometimes how women's tennis came to be adopted as part of gay culture (anyone know the story behind this?).

In any case I wouldn't worry about it too much. I mean, as straight male WTA fans we maybe haven't yet reached the stage where we're fully accepted, but most people are pretty tolerant around here ;)

Dortmund Klopp
Mar 22nd, 2012, 12:59 AM
Hello fellow sam fans i am new to TF so i tought i should make my mark on this crazy forum. I am a huge Sam fan have been for around three years now. My name is Boruch and yes its a wierd name but that's what happens when youre born jewish any idea on what i can change it to serious. Ohh and i am born and bred n the greaest city of them all MELBOURNE.

Sianta
Mar 22nd, 2012, 02:29 AM
Welcome Boruch. You are indeed fortunate to live in Melbourne, love the place, although that weather can be troublesome at times.

SilverPersian
Mar 22nd, 2012, 03:10 AM
Hello fellow sam fans i am new to TF so i tought i should make my mark on this crazy forum. I am a huge Sam fan have been for around three years now. My name is Boruch and yes its a wierd name but that's what happens when youre born jewish any idea on what i can change it to serious. Ohh and i am born and bred n the greaest city of them all MELBOURNE.

:wavey:

Boruch is an awesome name! Don't change it.

Huntress55
Mar 22nd, 2012, 06:29 AM
Hello fellow sam fans i am new to TF so i tought i should make my mark on this crazy forum. I am a huge Sam fan have been for around three years now. My name is Boruch and yes its a wierd name but that's what happens when youre born jewish any idea on what i can change it to serious. Ohh and i am born and bred n the greaest city of them all MELBOURNE.

Welcome :wavey:

stromatolite
Mar 22nd, 2012, 07:24 AM
Welcome Boruch! As an elapsed Anglican with Scottish-Irish roots named Jim (could you think of anything more boring :lol:) I'm quite jealous of both your name and your jewish heritage. Look forward to hearing more from you here!

Siderophyre
Mar 22nd, 2012, 01:50 PM
Hello fellow sam fans i am new to TF so i tought i should make my mark on this crazy forum. I am a huge Sam fan have been for around three years now. My name is Boruch and yes its a wierd name but that's what happens when youre born jewish any idea on what i can change it to serious. Ohh and i am born and bred n the greaest city of them all MELBOURNE.

Greetings! Melbourne is indeed a cool town. Will be cooler still when Sam wins there...

bertisonline
Mar 22nd, 2012, 07:59 PM
Hello fellow sam fans i am new to TF so i tought i should make my mark on this crazy forum. I am a huge Sam fan have been for around three years now. My name is Boruch and yes its a wierd name but that's what happens when youre born jewish any idea on what i can change it to serious. Ohh and i am born and bred n the greaest city of them all MELBOURNE.

There has never been a greater time to be a staunch Sam Stosur fan: welcome!
B.

;)

Dortmund Klopp
Mar 23rd, 2012, 11:10 PM
Thanks Sam fans for being so nice to me i thought i would get hell so thank's.
Siderophyre she will win in Melbourne one day just when she needs to learn to block the pressure out and get a proper psychiastist. ;)

Ado.
May 20th, 2012, 07:08 AM
Hi there to all Sammy Fans. I have been a big follower of Sammy since first watching her at the OZ Open in 2005. Watch way too many of her matches (depriving me of far too much sleep) but love seeing an Aussie who plays with all heart win or lose. I have been following these pages for a while and love the conversations so thought I should finally say Hi ��oh and I was lucky enough to have the best bday present last year when she won the USOpen on the morning of my bday!

SilverPersian
May 20th, 2012, 10:52 AM
Hi there to all Sammy Fans. I have been a big follower of Sammy since first watching her at the OZ Open in 2005. Watch way too many of her matches (depriving me of far too much sleep) but love seeing an Aussie who plays with all heart win or lose. I have been following these pages for a while and love the conversations so thought I should finally say Hi ��oh and I was lucky enough to have the best bday present last year when she won the USOpen on the morning of my bday!

Obsessive enough to sacrifice sleep to watch Sammy play? You'll fit right in ;)

stromatolite
May 20th, 2012, 11:14 AM
Hi there to all Sammy Fans. I have been a big follower of Sammy since first watching her at the OZ Open in 2005. Watch way too many of her matches (depriving me of far too much sleep) but love seeing an Aussie who plays with all heart win or lose. I have been following these pages for a while and love the conversations so thought I should finally say Hi ��oh and I was lucky enough to have the best bday present last year when she won the USOpen on the morning of my bday!

Welcome Adomoose! It's actually a bit humbling to welcome such a long-standing fan of Sam, since I only caught the bug relatively recently myself (2009). What a great birthday present it must have been for you, a nice reward as well for all your sleepless nights. Let's all get behind Sammy next week when she goes to Paris, and hope she makes all our birthdays come at once ;)

Siderophyre
May 20th, 2012, 03:14 PM
Hi there to all Sammy Fans. I have been a big follower of Sammy since first watching her at the OZ Open in 2005. Watch way too many of her matches (depriving me of far too much sleep) but love seeing an Aussie who plays with all heart win or lose. I have been following these pages for a while and love the conversations so thought I should finally say Hi ��oh and I was lucky enough to have the best bday present last year when she won the USOpen on the morning of my bday!

Greetings!

I think we all watch too many of her matches - and re-watch the good ones more than is healthy. Who cares about work or sleep, eh? ;)

Aussie_Fanatic
Jun 18th, 2012, 12:47 PM
Hi all, I'm a newbie too :) This has to be one of the best threads ever in the entire forum. You guys are so nice and friendly.. would love to be part of the family ;)

Aussie_Fanatic
Jun 18th, 2012, 12:48 PM
Oh and most importantly... GO SAMMY!!!!!!

Jo.
Jun 20th, 2012, 04:31 PM
Hi everyone! I'm Johanneke and I’ve been reading some of the threads on the forum for a couple of weeks now so I thought it was time to introduce myself. I had planned to go to the Unicef Open today to see Sam play and take some pictures (since photography is one of my hobbies) but cancelled it after I saw her lose against Flipkens in the first round.. After reading some of the posts/threads here, now I know you can never really assume Sam will get through the first round (no matter who she plays) haha. So I'm pretty bummed right now I didn't go to the UO last monday. But well, better luck next time I guess..:rolleyes:

ps. sorry if my english sucks, but I'm not used to speak english so I'm trying my best:p

Siderophyre
Jun 20th, 2012, 05:44 PM
Hi everyone! I'm Johanneke and I’ve been reading some of the threads on the forum for a couple of weeks now so I thought it was time to introduce myself. I had planned to go to the Unicef Open today to see Sam play and take some pictures (since photography is one of my hobbies) but cancelled it after I saw her lose against Flipkens in the first round.. After reading some of the posts/threads here, now I know you can never really assume Sam will get through the first round (no matter who she plays) haha. So I'm pretty bummed right now I didn't go to the UO last monday. But well, better luck next time I guess..:rolleyes:

ps. sorry if my english sucks, but I'm not used to speak english so I'm trying my best:p

Your English is great!

Well that's the thing with Sam, isn't it? Just when you think the season is lost she wins the US Open and gets to the semis of the YEC.

Fingers crossed for Wimbledon...

Hi all, I'm a newbie too :) This has to be one of the best threads ever in the entire forum. You guys are so nice and friendly.. would love to be part of the family ;)

Welcome to the forum both of you :wavey:

Sinclair
Jun 21st, 2012, 01:09 PM
Hi everyone! Another new member here. I've been a fan of Sam ever since I saw her play at Amelia Island (against Operandi, I think), when they used to have the Bausch and Lomb Tournament there. I was impressed with her quiet, classy tennis and her sportsmanship. Funny - I was a huge Mauresmo fan at the time, but I remember thinking 'here's a player that I will always cheer for' and 'why has she stopped playing doubles with Raymond...' After the match, standing near the entrance to the court, I thanked her for playing a great game. She looked at me as she walked past, smiled a little smirky, shy smile, and said "Thank you" in that adorable accent. Not at all snobby or pretentious, just super cool.

So after lurking on a off for a few years, I figured it was time to join. I am so totally impressed with how you guys maintain respect for one another here (the GM forum intimidates the hell out of me), and I hope I can occasionally add to the discussion.

Side note: Bertrand, your videos are gorgeous - I've been a subscriber on your YouTube channel for a while! Love them!

SilverPersian
Jun 21st, 2012, 01:33 PM
Welcome to Sinclair, Jo and Aussie_Fanatic :wavey:

There seem to be a lot of new posters around lately. I choose to interpret this as a cosmic sign that Sammy will be unstoppable at Wimbledon :hearts:

ps. sorry if my english sucks, but I'm not used to speak english so I'm trying my best

Your English is perfect :hug:

So after lurking on a off for a few years, I figured it was time to join. I am so totally impressed with how you guys maintain respect for one another here (the GM forum intimidates the hell out of me), and I hope I can occasionally add to the discussion.

Yeah, GM can be pretty rough at times. But you do develop more of a resistance to it once you're used to reading the forum.

Huntress55
Jun 21st, 2012, 02:18 PM
Welcome to Sinclair, Jo and Aussie_Fanatic :wavey:

There seem to be a lot of new posters around lately. I choose to interpret this as a cosmic sign that Sammy will be unstoppable at Wimbledon :hearts:.

Im happy to go with that :lol:

Welcome guys :wavey:

Sinclair
Jun 21st, 2012, 02:29 PM
Aww, thanks so much for the warm welcome, y'all!

I also noticed that alot of new people were joining, so I jumped on the bandwagon. Like I mentioned before, I've been following this forum for what seems like ages. The more, the merrier, perhaps. :)

But hey, I gotta admit - most of the time, someone here will post exactly the things that are going on in my head, so I've been content to leave it alone. Until now, of course. I actually got nervous when I saw that Sam is the #5 seed at Wimbledon. It was like instant anxiety....so I know I must be a true fan when I'm feeling pressured and nervous for her!

Thanks again to the Smash 'em Family for the welcome.

stromatolite
Jun 21st, 2012, 02:38 PM
These are happy times on the Sam forum, with so many enthusiastic new fans joining.:) Welcome all!

sunsets21
Jun 23rd, 2012, 08:57 PM
Hi all, I'm a newbie too :) This has to be one of the best threads ever in the entire forum. You guys are so nice and friendly.. would love to be part of the family ;)

Hi everyone! I'm Johanneke and I’ve been reading some of the threads on the forum for a couple of weeks now so I thought it was time to introduce myself. I had planned to go to the Unicef Open today to see Sam play and take some pictures (since photography is one of my hobbies) but cancelled it after I saw her lose against Flipkens in the first round.. After reading some of the posts/threads here, now I know you can never really assume Sam will get through the first round (no matter who she plays) haha. So I'm pretty bummed right now I didn't go to the UO last monday. But well, better luck next time I guess..:rolleyes:

ps. sorry if my english sucks, but I'm not used to speak english so I'm trying my best:p

Hi everyone! Another new member here. I've been a fan of Sam ever since I saw her play at Amelia Island (against Operandi, I think), when they used to have the Bausch and Lomb Tournament there. I was impressed with her quiet, classy tennis and her sportsmanship. Funny - I was a huge Mauresmo fan at the time, but I remember thinking 'here's a player that I will always cheer for' and 'why has she stopped playing doubles with Raymond...' After the match, standing near the entrance to the court, I thanked her for playing a great game. She looked at me as she walked past, smiled a little smirky, shy smile, and said "Thank you" in that adorable accent. Not at all snobby or pretentious, just super cool.

So after lurking on a off for a few years, I figured it was time to join. I am so totally impressed with how you guys maintain respect for one another here (the GM forum intimidates the hell out of me), and I hope I can occasionally add to the discussion.

Side note: Bertrand, your videos are gorgeous - I've been a subscriber on your YouTube channel for a while! Love them!

Welcome! It's always good to have more people here :hatoff:

Jo.
Jun 23rd, 2012, 09:47 PM
Thanks for the welcome!! :)

Sinclair
Jun 23rd, 2012, 10:25 PM
Yes, thanks everyone for the welcome!

(Love Sam's face in your avatar, Jo!)