•~º~º~Welcome to Vikaland~º~º~ • off-topic/introduction thread- Vikalume 2. - Page 232 - TennisForum.com
TennisForum.com   Wagerline.com MensTennisForums.com TennisUniverse.com
TennisForum.com is the premier Women's Tennis forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.Please Register - It's Free!
Reply

Old Jan 27th, 2014, 09:44 AM   #3466
country flag LUVMIRZA
Senior Member
 
LUVMIRZA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 7,570
LUVMIRZA has a reputation beyond repute LUVMIRZA has a reputation beyond repute LUVMIRZA has a reputation beyond repute LUVMIRZA has a reputation beyond repute LUVMIRZA has a reputation beyond repute LUVMIRZA has a reputation beyond repute LUVMIRZA has a reputation beyond repute LUVMIRZA has a reputation beyond repute LUVMIRZA has a reputation beyond repute LUVMIRZA has a reputation beyond repute LUVMIRZA has a reputation beyond repute
Re: •~º~º~Welcome to Vikaland~º~º~ • off-topic/introduction thread- Vikalume 2.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Igor_Biscan View Post
The Sharapova matches were quite entertaining In general I thought the early part of the tournament was quite good, can't remember specific matches, but decent quality and few one-sided scorelines. Later part of the tournament probably suffered from a lack of Vika and Serena

Don't watch much ATP but thought Federer played a good tournament. The main problem with the final was Nadal's poor level / injury. Stan played a typically up and down match, and I made a typically quality prediction about his chances a few pages back:





This is one of the worst tournaments ever like ever after last years' wimbly Anyways Stan won defeating NaDull, so thats a plus atleast
__________________
2012 & 2013 AO Champion - Winnerenka

2012 & 2013 USO Finalist - Chokerenka
LUVMIRZA is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old Jan 27th, 2014, 11:24 AM   #3467
country flag joshum
Senior Member
 
joshum's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 1,141
joshum is a name known to all joshum is a name known to all joshum is a name known to all joshum is a name known to all joshum is a name known to all joshum is a name known to all joshum is a name known to all joshum is a name known to all joshum is a name known to all joshum is a name known to all joshum is a name known to all
Re: •~º~º~Welcome to Vikaland~º~º~ • off-topic/introduction thread- Vikalume 2.

It has to be Stan and joker match, so entertaining, impossible rallies.

Women....true, can't really pick one off my head. Maybe genie vs Ana.
joshum is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27th, 2014, 01:00 PM   #3468
country flag hurricanejeanne
Senior Member
 
hurricanejeanne's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: United States
Posts: 9,900
hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute
Re: •~º~º~Welcome to Vikaland~º~º~ • off-topic/introduction thread- Vikalume 2.

Quote:
Originally Posted by iGOAT View Post
Wait what about the grass being tampered with? I was without internet for most of Wimbledon too so everything I know about it is just after but I never heard that .

WOW for Stan!!! Even though Nadull wasn't playing that well all tournament I didn't think Stan had any shot. Nice to have someone different there too!!
The was a lot of discussion that since the Wimbledon grounds crew had to fix the grass for last summer's Olympics, that they changed the formula of the grass, hence causing it to be slicker than usual causing all the freak falls/injuries/crappy play by big players. I think a commentator on Tennis Channel actually said that it reminded them of the crappy grass they used to use at Roehampton for the qualies.

This tournament was crap. Not Wimbledon 13 crap but still crap. Yet the worst slam I can think of in my duration of being a tennis fan (US Open 03) is probably either Australia 06 (simply because we never got full matches, I have a soft spot for Mauresmo and was delighted in her winning but I would have preferred her actually beating the crap out of Saint Kim and Justine) or US Open 07 which went like this:

Women's final Justine v. Sveta
Friend: "I hope Sveta can win"
Another Friend: "Win what? The coin toss?"
Me: Dead.

I don't think Sveta was even able to win the coin toss.
__________________
* lindsay davenport * victoria azarenka * nicole vaidisova *
* once you go great... you never go good *
hurricanejeanne is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27th, 2014, 01:07 PM   #3469
country flag Nina.
Senior Member
 
Nina.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Wonderland
Posts: 8,926
Nina. has a reputation beyond repute Nina. has a reputation beyond repute Nina. has a reputation beyond repute Nina. has a reputation beyond repute Nina. has a reputation beyond repute Nina. has a reputation beyond repute Nina. has a reputation beyond repute Nina. has a reputation beyond repute Nina. has a reputation beyond repute Nina. has a reputation beyond repute Nina. has a reputation beyond repute
Re: •~º~º~Welcome to Vikaland~º~º~ • off-topic/introduction thread- Vikalume 2.

I feel the tournament was a bit anticlimactic on both sides it had fun results/ upsets though.
What I really appreciate is that there is a bit of a change on the ATP's side. It is too boring when it's always Rafa, Novak, Fed & Andy making the SF all the time.
If only DelPo wouldn't suck so much
__________________
Jelena Jankovic | Maria Sharapova | Sabine Lisicki | Nicole Vaidisova
Venus Williams | Maria Kirilenko | Victoria Azarenka | Madison Keys
Nina. is online now View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27th, 2014, 04:58 PM   #3470
country flag Marcus1979
Team WTAworld
Senior Member
 
Marcus1979's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Sydney
Posts: 33,507
Marcus1979 has a reputation beyond repute Marcus1979 has a reputation beyond repute Marcus1979 has a reputation beyond repute Marcus1979 has a reputation beyond repute Marcus1979 has a reputation beyond repute Marcus1979 has a reputation beyond repute Marcus1979 has a reputation beyond repute Marcus1979 has a reputation beyond repute Marcus1979 has a reputation beyond repute Marcus1979 has a reputation beyond repute Marcus1979 has a reputation beyond repute
Del Potro does not suck he is great at 250 and 500 events and saves total suckage for masters events and slams


Sent from Verticalsports.com App
__________________
Queen Vee, Super Rena, Krazy Kuzzie

Quote:
Originally Posted by honzaneumannn View Post
So who will win the next 6 Wimbledons? Petra 2 of them, thats for sure. And dont even try to tell me that you see some hotter candidates than hers!
Marcus1979 is online now View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 27th, 2014, 07:02 PM   #3471
country flag iGOAT
Senior Member
 
iGOAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Team Vika
Posts: 27,854
iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute
Re: •~º~º~Welcome to Vikaland~º~º~ • off-topic/introduction thread- Vikalume 2.

Quote:
Originally Posted by hurricanejeanne View Post
The was a lot of discussion that since the Wimbledon grounds crew had to fix the grass for last summer's Olympics, that they changed the formula of the grass, hence causing it to be slicker than usual causing all the freak falls/injuries/crappy play by big players. I think a commentator on Tennis Channel actually said that it reminded them of the crappy grass they used to use at Roehampton for the qualies.

This tournament was crap. Not Wimbledon 13 crap but still crap. Yet the worst slam I can think of in my duration of being a tennis fan (US Open 03) is probably either Australia 06 (simply because we never got full matches, I have a soft spot for Mauresmo and was delighted in her winning but I would have preferred her actually beating the crap out of Saint Kim and Justine) or US Open 07 which went like this:

Women's final Justine v. Sveta
Friend: "I hope Sveta can win"
Another Friend: "Win what? The coin toss?"
Me: Dead.

I don't think Sveta was even able to win the coin toss.
Oh true that French Open was terrible . There were a bunch of terrible finals there actually (both of Fistpump's) but the tourney had been really good until that point both times, with her and Sanowa's runs. The Sanowa/Sexlana final was terrible too, but that also had good matches before.

AO 2006 did have the retirements but that in itself made it at least interesting, and the two semifinals (before Kimothy retired) were amazing.

Wimby 2013 vs. AO 2014 I guess basically comes down to whether you like Cake/Bine or NaNa/Pome better, which is the former pair for me. But at least Wimby had one really good semifinal!
__________________
My number one: Victoria Azarenka!

ATP: Novak Djoković

Crazy Frenches! Gilles Simon | Alizé Cornet
iGOAT is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 29th, 2014, 01:03 AM   #3472
country flag hurricanejeanne
Senior Member
 
hurricanejeanne's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: United States
Posts: 9,900
hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute
Re: •~º~º~Welcome to Vikaland~º~º~ • off-topic/introduction thread- Vikalume 2.

It's a new semester which means more rants on higher education.

This professor is so frustrating. We have to write reading responses (gobbets) that no one in the department has ever written and on the days the professor planned to explain everything to us (how to write it, what to do, ect.) she just raves at us for not understanding the material on the same minute level that she does. So I just did this assignment and hopefully it's good enough but I literally have no idea what I'm supposed to be doing as it's the opposite of everything I've been taught.
__________________
* lindsay davenport * victoria azarenka * nicole vaidisova *
* once you go great... you never go good *
hurricanejeanne is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 29th, 2014, 02:39 AM   #3473
country flag miffedmax
Worshipping the bangs
 
miffedmax's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: looking for Lena's bangs
Posts: 45,369
miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute
I used to teach writing classes, so at least you're not paying tuition to take a class from me


Sent from Verticalsports.com Free App
__________________
Max
Pass the duct tape and super glue. Lena's done broke my heart one last time.
Onward my LOB! Lena (ret.) Vika Vee TOB Caro Alexa Sabs Wicky Kiri Vania BMS Ekat Andi H. Jo-La Lena V KP Baby Veronika
"I read on the internet that there is something chipmunky about me :-)"--Andrea H.

Elena Viatcheslavovna Dementieva--Eternal Goddess of the Divine Bangs
miffedmax is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 29th, 2014, 05:39 AM   #3474
country flag iGOAT
Senior Member
 
iGOAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Team Vika
Posts: 27,854
iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute
Re: •~º~º~Welcome to Vikaland~º~º~ • off-topic/introduction thread- Vikalume 2.

Quote:
Originally Posted by hurricanejeanne View Post
It's a new semester which means more rants on higher education.

This professor is so frustrating. We have to write reading responses (gobbets) that no one in the department has ever written and on the days the professor planned to explain everything to us (how to write it, what to do, ect.) she just raves at us for not understanding the material on the same minute level that she does. So I just did this assignment and hopefully it's good enough but I literally have no idea what I'm supposed to be doing as it's the opposite of everything I've been taught.
Yeah papers can be really frustrating for me too. Often you get completely different advice from your instincts, so it's sort of a choice between potentially satisfying that particular professor to get a good grade, or trying to write what you believe since it's your paper.
__________________
My number one: Victoria Azarenka!

ATP: Novak Djoković

Crazy Frenches! Gilles Simon | Alizé Cornet
iGOAT is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 29th, 2014, 03:45 PM   #3475
country flag hurricanejeanne
Senior Member
 
hurricanejeanne's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: United States
Posts: 9,900
hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute hurricanejeanne has a reputation beyond repute
Re: •~º~º~Welcome to Vikaland~º~º~ • off-topic/introduction thread- Vikalume 2.

Quote:
Originally Posted by miffedmax View Post
I used to teach writing classes, so at least you're not paying tuition to take a class from me


Sent from Verticalsports.com Free App
I'm sure you could at least lecture properly, even if you lapsed into tangents about a particular banged goddess.

Quote:
Originally Posted by iGOAT View Post
Yeah papers can be really frustrating for me too. Often you get completely different advice from your instincts, so it's sort of a choice between potentially satisfying that particular professor to get a good grade, or trying to write what you believe since it's your paper.
Ever since I was young, I was told I knew how to write, that I have a natural pace and "talent." Yet, I've been told that my sentence structuring can be unorthodox and that I "should work on my style."

My favorite comment was from an instructor who knows my work quite well: "If I wasn't deliberately looking for problems on a conscious level, I would have missed it. You bullshit your way through your weaknesses."

This current professor is just so anal because she went to "top universities" and feels like she's above the entire department here that I know she'll tear my work apart.
__________________
* lindsay davenport * victoria azarenka * nicole vaidisova *
* once you go great... you never go good *
hurricanejeanne is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Feb 2nd, 2014, 04:11 PM   #3476
country flag iGOAT
Senior Member
 
iGOAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Team Vika
Posts: 27,854
iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute
Re: •~º~º~Welcome to Vikaland~º~º~ • off-topic/introduction thread- Vikalume 2.

So who's watching the Super Bowl?
__________________
My number one: Victoria Azarenka!

ATP: Novak Djoković

Crazy Frenches! Gilles Simon | Alizé Cornet
iGOAT is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Feb 3rd, 2014, 12:21 AM   #3477
country flag ozza
Senior Member
 
ozza's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 6,573
ozza has a reputation beyond repute ozza has a reputation beyond repute ozza has a reputation beyond repute ozza has a reputation beyond repute ozza has a reputation beyond repute ozza has a reputation beyond repute ozza has a reputation beyond repute ozza has a reputation beyond repute ozza has a reputation beyond repute ozza has a reputation beyond repute ozza has a reputation beyond repute
Re: •~º~º~Welcome to Vikaland~º~º~ • off-topic/introduction thread- Vikalume 2.

I am. I wouldn't say I'm the biggest NFL fan though.
__________________
Twitter

Last edited by ozza : Feb 3rd, 2014 at 02:19 AM.
ozza is online now View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Feb 3rd, 2014, 01:58 AM   #3478
country flag iGOAT
Senior Member
 
iGOAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Team Vika
Posts: 27,854
iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute
Re: •~º~º~Welcome to Vikaland~º~º~ • off-topic/introduction thread- Vikalume 2.

What a mess . I still can't believe Bruno Mars did the half time show too .
__________________
My number one: Victoria Azarenka!

ATP: Novak Djoković

Crazy Frenches! Gilles Simon | Alizé Cornet
iGOAT is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Feb 3rd, 2014, 02:01 AM   #3479
country flag miffedmax
Worshipping the bangs
 
miffedmax's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: looking for Lena's bangs
Posts: 45,369
miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute miffedmax has a reputation beyond repute
Super Bowl half times are always horrific


Sent from Verticalsports.com Free App
__________________
Max
Pass the duct tape and super glue. Lena's done broke my heart one last time.
Onward my LOB! Lena (ret.) Vika Vee TOB Caro Alexa Sabs Wicky Kiri Vania BMS Ekat Andi H. Jo-La Lena V KP Baby Veronika
"I read on the internet that there is something chipmunky about me :-)"--Andrea H.

Elena Viatcheslavovna Dementieva--Eternal Goddess of the Divine Bangs
miffedmax is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old Feb 3rd, 2014, 03:17 AM   #3480
country flag iGOAT
Senior Member
 
iGOAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Team Vika
Posts: 27,854
iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute iGOAT has a reputation beyond repute
Re: •~º~º~Welcome to Vikaland~º~º~ • off-topic/introduction thread- Vikalume 2.

Prince was the best I remember .
__________________
My number one: Victoria Azarenka!

ATP: Novak Djoković

Crazy Frenches! Gilles Simon | Alizé Cornet
iGOAT is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios