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RE: The Castle
Hi nekro/betty/slasher & masterclass very nice to see you folks.

(15-Jul-2013 03:53 PM)Clay Death Wrote:  good deal general sid. stay strong and stay healthy.

general sid what are your thoughts about the u.s. open?

Without seeing any draws & who plays who.I've a feeling Nole is going to up for this one & very hard to beat,lol i hope i'm wrong.Once i've seen Nole/Nadal/Murray & Roger @ the Masters,i feel we will have more info who might win.

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RE: The Castle
the slightly faster surface suits the great dunblane warrior. and he has done it before.

the confidence and the momentum rests with andy for now. the open is next month.


what andy does in montreal and cincy is not really a good indicator of how he is going to do at the open. not now anyway.


I think andy has the inside track. for the first time nole finds himself under huge pressure.


over time andy has figured out nole.

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RE: The Castle
(15-Jul-2013 04:06 PM)Clay Death Wrote:  the slightly faster surface suits the great dunblane warrior. and he has done it before.

the confidence and the momentum rests with andy for now. the open is next month.


what andy does in montreal and cincy is not really a good indicator of how he is going to do at the open. not now anyway.


I think andy has the inside track. for the first time nole finds himself under huge pressure.


over time andy has figured out nole.

You might be right Hurc,as a fan i'd hope so.I can not rule out Nole/Nadal or Roger ATM.All the big 4 have won this,lol i know Roger is ranked 5th now.If Roger stays ranked 5th,it could be Nole/Nadal & Roger or Murray/Nadal & Roger.My mind spins when i think who should win the USO.I would fancy the above should win it over all.The biggest dangers outside these 4 being Jerzy Janowicz & Potty.@ the USO it's going to be very hot,those tennis players who get night matches,should do better than those who don't get them.Will Murray get Night Matches? this has to be a factor @ the USO,or will Roger get them instead of Murray?

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RE: The Castle
all valid points general sid. I am still picking andy murray.


well I am getting ready to go to imperial palace casino now. see you later.


I think you will be sound asleep by the time I get back general sid. I will be gone for about 4-5 hours.

I will work on betty`s siggy when I get back.

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(15-Jul-2013 04:46 PM)Clay Death Wrote:  all valid points general sid. I am still picking andy murray.


well I am getting ready to go to imperial palace casino now. see you later.


I think you will be sound asleep by the time I get back general sid. I will be gone for about 4-5 hours.

I will work on betty`s siggy when I get back.

Yes i will be asleep by thenBig Smile good luck & i hope you win.

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(15-Jul-2013 09:45 AM)britbox Wrote:  
(15-Jul-2013 09:24 AM)Riotbeard Wrote:  There is some magical tomfoolary afoot. How did this bar become a castle?

Things move in mysterious ways Viscount Riotbeard... particularly when alcohol is involved.

While you were sleeping off the afternoon drink, a network of castles have been built to house the nobles of the tennis frontier.

If our non-US members will forgive me, this is the American Dream at work: a few short weeks ago we were a collection reprobates in the Wild West, and now we're grand gentlemen and ladies! Personally, I'm enjoying the upgrade from barmaid to Princess. (Don't ask how I got there. Lay Down Laughing)
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RE: The Castle
I have added member castles to the opening post - let me know to change or add new ones.
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RE: The Castle
(15-Jul-2013 08:51 AM)kskate2 Wrote:  I'll join in. Mine is Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome:
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Excellent choice! While most castles are now decorative, Castel Sant'Agelo is actually still in service of protecting the Pope. And secret passages are involved!
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RE: The Castle
well done generals. kings, queens, and princesses.


this was indeed a wonderful idea. we have baron britbox to thank for this.

innovative minds are always at work.

good to see you princess moxie.

princess betty check these out. save them all but pick out the one you like the best:



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(15-Jul-2013 08:56 PM)britbox Wrote:  I have added member castles to the opening post - let me know to change or add new ones.




I will have a look at our fascinating opening page now baron britbox the conqueror.

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RE: The Castle
thk a lotBig Smile Hug:
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RE: The Castle
(15-Jul-2013 02:35 PM)britbox Wrote:  You can't beat a bit of Manic Miner... I'm guessing you're an ex-Spectrum buff. A golden age!

Well, I could when I was a little kid, but I can't anymore.Lay Down Laughing

Used to play a lot on my Spectrum, games like Manic Miner and Chronos were my favorites.

Hey to every Castle friend here. How many WTA fans does this board have? I wanna see how much it would benefit from a possible experiment with WTA rankings done live, just how I do live rankings on MTF. Would have tried TennisForums, but you know, that position is taken and the job done is excellent.

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RE: The Castle
Slasher, we've got a good small hardcore of WTA fans and others who follow both ATP and WTA. Always interested in new ideas and members being involved, so let us know what you have in mind and how we can help.

I don't remember Chronos on the Spec. My faves were Sabre Wulf, Skool Daze and Lords of Midnight. Remember any of them?
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(16-Jul-2013 01:47 AM)britbox Wrote:  Slasher, we've got a good small hardcore of WTA fans and others who follow both ATP and WTA. Always interested in new ideas and members being involved, so let us know what you have in mind and how we can help.

Well, something like this, but for WTA. And the ATP too obviously, but give me some time first.Tongue

(16-Jul-2013 01:47 AM)britbox Wrote:  I don't remember Chronos on the Spec. My faves were Sabre Wulf, Skool Daze and Lords of Midnight. Remember any of them?

Unfortunately, not really. Due to Romania being communist at a time, access to most of these games was pretty much limited. I don't know how my dad got his hands on a few of them, but I remember many Russian Specter games or programs.

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RE: The Castle
hello lady betty. pleasure to see you around.

I am enjoying being up late tonight as you can see.


but I will hit the sack shortly. I had a fantastic dinner with my mom and dad at the imperial palace casino. I got them an awesome room on the 23rd floor overlooking the gulf of mexico.

all these rooms at these casinos are free for me by the way. I have a lady friend who can make it happen anytime I desire. met her in one of my classes actually. she was one of my students at a local university here.



your castle looks great at the opening page.

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RE: The Castle
Saw the first page as well...

I thought you already knew my allegiance to Federer. And obviously, my castle is the Bran castle:

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RE: The Castle
welcome back general slasher the invincible.

general let us know if we can do anything for you here. we will support you in every way possible.


I had asked general masterclass to consider the possibility of his own place: the masterclass tennis corner


he can let it evolve in any shape or form.


it wont really take much work since a lot of us will be around to help. I think it is quite an innovative idea to try.


so far I have not heard anything about it from him.




he really needs to move away from tennis4you now. once all this drama is over, you can consider that place stagnant and stale. there wont be much growth there. at least I cant see it.

(16-Jul-2013 01:58 AM)Slasher1985 Wrote:  Saw the first page as well...

I thought you already knew my allegiance to Federer. And obviously, my castle is the Bran castle:

[Image: bran_castle.jpg]



was this the castle in a movie called "where eagles dare" by any chance?


I was a world war II history and movie nut in high school. I saw a number of those old war movies.

of course I have forgotten most everything about it now.

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(16-Jul-2013 01:58 AM)Clay Death Wrote:  was this the castle in a movie called "where eagles dare" by any chance?
I was a world war II history and movie nut in high school. I saw a number of those old war movies.
of course I have forgotten most everything about it now.

Well, no... That one was Burg Hohenwerfen.

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(16-Jul-2013 01:34 AM)Betty Wrote:  thk a lotBig Smile Hug:

I thought you might like this one. that first image is the sign of things to come.

I believe dunblane warrior is the next #1 in tennis.

(16-Jul-2013 02:05 AM)Slasher1985 Wrote:  
(16-Jul-2013 01:58 AM)Clay Death Wrote:  was this the castle in a movie called "where eagles dare" by any chance?
I was a world war II history and movie nut in high school. I saw a number of those old war movies.
of course I have forgotten most everything about it now.

Well, no... That one was Burg Hohenwerfen.



I see general. I will have to check that castle again. it was a fascinating castle.

of course the movie was sensational. you cant go wrong with Richard burton and eastwood. they were magnificent together.

well I better hit the sack. see you all tomorrow.

post away and have a blast. this is the alliance of warriors and warrior princesses.


if you are that at heart then this place is for you.

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Signing up for this place is not easy when you are blonde and a bit fever'ish. No No
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(16-Jul-2013 01:52 AM)Slasher1985 Wrote:  Well, something like this, but for WTA. And the ATP too obviously, but give me some time first.Tongue

Slasher, looks good. I think that would be really useful info for the WTA board and much appreciated by all board regulars. I think this would best be in the WTA section, maybe as a pinned post.
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