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Re: Emperor Federer and the naked truth « Reply #1545 on: March 04, 2013, 06:43 PM »
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I went off Castle when:

a) He made the final of the British Championships in 1986 and, knowing he was on telly, put up a card on his chair protesting against the poll tax.

b) He groped Claire Nasir's bum on live TV.

c) I wrote a script for a holiday company that he was doing the voiceover for. I got £300; he got a villa on Barbados.
He's just a bit of a tosser, to be fair...
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Re: Emperor Federer and the naked truth « Reply #1546 on: March 04, 2013, 07:38 PM »
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I went off Castle when:

a) He made the final of the British Championships in 1986 and, knowing he was on telly, put up a card on his chair protesting against the poll tax.

b) He groped Claire Nasir's bum on live TV.

c) I wrote a script for a holiday company that he was doing the voiceover for. I got £300; he got a villa on Barbados.
You kept c quiet over the last few hours.
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Re: Emperor Federer and the naked truth « Reply #1547 on: March 06, 2013, 02:42 PM »
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I went off Castle when:

c) I wrote a script for a holiday company that he was doing the voiceover for. I got £300; he got a villa on Barbados.
B*stard. If you'd told me earlier, I'd have egged his windows for you.
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Re: Emperor Federer and the naked truth « Reply #1548 on: March 06, 2013, 06:39 PM »
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I went off Castle the first time Andy played Tim and he compared them like a fine wine and an alchopop.

Was he referring to their personalities or their game?  If the former, back then, I wouldn't mind because Tim is ever so slightly posh like a wine and Muzza was fizzy and unpredictable.
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Re: Emperor Federer and the naked truth « Reply #1549 on: March 06, 2013, 06:46 PM »
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Was he referring to their personalities or their game?  If the former, back then, I wouldn't mind because Tim is ever so slightly posh like a wine and Muzza was fizzy and unpredictable.
You'd have to ask him that.  I just thought it was pretty stupid comparison, whatever.
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Re: Emperor Federer and the naked truth « Reply #1550 on: March 06, 2013, 06:56 PM »
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I just thought it was pretty stupid comparison, whatever.

I'd agree if he was talking about their games, but otherwise it doesn't bother me.
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Re: Emperor Federer and the naked truth « Reply #1551 on: March 11, 2013, 03:51 PM »
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Well, I am disappointed. I am also a Murray fan. In fact if Roger wasn't playing right now, he would be my favorite. I have always tried to perceive everything that big sports names say from these four angles: 1) His/her view, 2) His/her's opponent's view, 3) The fans of said sports view, 4) Keep in mind context. I believe the fourth one is really the most important, and I will give you an example. When you argue that Roger expected to win the '09 marathon against Andy Roddick you forget a couple things. 1) He is in a contract with Nike, who probably made him wear it as a part of the deal. 2) He didn't seem altogether excited about talking about it during the interview. "But that is all speculation!" you say, and I would argue that assuming he was trying to be arrogant is speculation as well.

Apart from this I do not deny that Roger said everything you have in your post, but I disregard many of them for being brutally ripped out of context and intention. I enjoyed seeing some support for And Murray in here but it well disguised behind a camouflage of biased hate for Roger. I also congratulate you as one of the first people to make me question my stance on Federer's attitude for 1 second. But be reassured, I did not enjoy this most vitriolic-bile.*

*Thanks for that (1st paragraph under Vitriol)
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Re: Emperor Federer and the naked truth « Reply #1552 on: June 29, 2013, 11:32 PM »
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My delight when I saw that this article is #1 in Google for "roger federer arrogant".
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Re: Emperor Federer and the naked truth « Reply #1553 on: June 30, 2013, 01:10 PM »
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My delight when I saw that this article is #1 in Google for "roger federer arrogant".

I just typed that in Google and got "Roger Federer Quotes-Tennis-X.com" as my first link and this as my second. But, whatever. I didn't know this would appear in the list so was really happy when I saw it. Very Happy
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Re: Emperor Federer and the naked truth « Reply #1554 on: June 30, 2013, 02:11 PM »
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I just typed that in Google and got "Roger Federer Quotes-Tennis-X.com" as my first link and this as my second. But, whatever. I didn't know this would appear in the list so was really happy when I saw it. Very Happy
Google provides different results depending on your location Smile
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Re: Emperor Federer and the naked truth « Reply #1555 on: June 30, 2013, 02:14 PM »
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Google provides different results depending on your location Smile

doh

I knew that but didn't think of it that way. Embarassed
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