July Off Topic Thread
by Staff | July 5th, 2017, 6:53 pm
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23 Comments for July Off Topic Thread

Margot Says:

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/jul/13/andy-roddick-throws-away-trophies Just for Truth as I know he dotes on all things Roddick and is most eager for up to date news………With apologies to skeeze…;)


Danica Says:

Ugh, he could have donated them for charity. They could have been auctioned off and the money donated to any causes they deem important.


skeezer Says:

Margot,
You mean Truth, no? ;)
I have no beef or unbeef w/Rod man.
I guess in this instance he could have taken off his name and given it to a junior tennis program(or something like).
I have seen other tennis players keep only the trophies that they won(ie; no second place trophies, etc). But this? Oh well..


Margot Says:

skeeze: was going back to a conversation we had featuring Truth and Roddick. I begged you not to mention either…;)


Margot Says:

PS Skeeze, would NEVER apologise to “alternative fact” anyway.


AndyMira Says:

Especially for M! and other’s who’s interested…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ju_A-T4ZjUo


Margot Says:

Great voice AM and interesting complex person. How good the “off topic” thread is, just the job for this kinda stuff :)


AndyMira Says:

M!…U like it?I will post something that’s gonna make u cry soon…like it does to me…


RZ Says:

AM and Margot – guess who used to be the producer (and maybe still is) for Charice? David Foster, aka Tommy Haas’s father-in-law. See, there’s a tennis link. :-)


Margot Says:

Good spot RZ!


AndyMira Says:

Yeah RZ!…I just hope that Roger don’t get an inspiration to collaborate with David and make a song…”Dear God!…Help me!I wanna 25 slams”…Oh no!no!no!no!…bad news for my man!!


AndyMira Says:

RZ!….Oh Gawd!{hands on the head!}…Hehehehehawhawhawhaw!!…No wonder his kids don’t want him to sing!…Hehe..me too!!

Thanks for posting it RZ!!


Pamela Says:

Listening to Roger, Grigor and Tommy with David Foster on piano, was hysterical. I think it was after the AO…..they better keep their days jobs. Just sayin


AndyMira Says:

Pamela!…I think everybody will agree with u!Hehehe…


RZ Says:

@Pamela – I laughed through the entire video clip. I loved their enthusiasm despite their terrible singing.

@AM – thanks for the link.


AndyMira Says:

@RZ!….You’re very much welcome!!


AndyMira Says:

Chester Bennington,the singer of Linkin Park has died last nite…and since i loved their song “In The End” very much,i wanna share with u guys here…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVTXPUF4Oz4


Danica Says:

AM,
speculations here that he was murdered, just like his friend Chris Cornell from Soundgarden (one of my fave bands). I am pretty sure they were. :(((


Danica Says:

Going back to the first posts regarding Roddick’s tossing away of his trophies (I still hope this was not the case), I just wanted to share why I think that would be a stupid thing to do. As a “legend” that was just recently promoted into the Tennis Hall of Fame, his trophies have value. Here is what Aleksandar Sapic, a Serbian water polo player, did.

“Aleksandar Šapić – He was officially declared the best scorer in ex Yugoslavia and he is still considered to be one of the best water polo players ever.

He is founder of a humanitarian foundation –Be Humane that is founded on April 9th 2014.

In February 2016 Aleksandar Šapić donated all the medals he won in his water polo career and they are being sold in auction, money raised in this humane action will be donated for curing and therapies of Be Humane users.[9]”

Take a look at his accomplishments as a player:

http://tinyurl.com/y7vs6s9z

And see here the medals being properly framed and given for auction:

http://tinyurl.com/yc3ac9kt

That’s what I am talking about.


AndyMira Says:

@Dani….Oh!really Dani??…oh wow!!…And i thought he can’t handle his depression!..Especially after Chris died…I read his statement that he tried everything to get out from it but failed…No matter what’s the cause,it is really sad to lose someone that we familiar with….


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