Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by Shovo » Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:21 am

Just to confirm that he's screwed things up for the rest of us:
According to Dave Courington, non North American players can no longer play in USTSA's No pro events. They will be able to play in Semi-pro events with documentation from their home country's federation proving rank within the federation. NO EXCEPTIONS.

So get the word out you SANDBAGGING EURO B!@#&*S.

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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by Cotty » Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:02 am

LMAO...well done Alex.
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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by leaks » Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:05 pm

I don't really follow this thread - did Alex spend ages telling them he was rubbish to get in as an Am or something? Frankly, if the tournie directors chose to let him play as an Am, that's their choice and their problem. And to all the people who immediately jump in on the US forums basically insulting the europeans/brits as a whole continent/nation just because they've found a pathetic excuse to do so, they can Bloop right off. Alex won AS, NPMx and did well in OS - he obviously had a great tournament, but what's their hangup? Didn't Joe go over and win Rookie Sings at Kentucky one year? Don't remember the backlash then, and he was promoted ranking-wise as appropriate - Im sure the same will happen to Alex. People lashing out on the forums (insulting people on the internet is so gutsy, isnt it?) over this is completely ludicrous, damages relations between countries' players and just exposes their nature. Stuff like this puts me off going to a US tournie, and if shooing off international players is what they want (seems so from their posts) then theyve done a good job.

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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by *mayya* » Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:40 pm

Yeah, well said - what a lot of self-righteous, hypocritical BS - As you said, the organizer made a decision etc, but I'm also pretty sure they have come to Europe etc under-ranked so what is this all for?!.. I'd be more indignant if I wasn't so GLEEFUL - I can just imagine Alex doing some amazing but infuriating hack or pull-kick :D. Well played and well deserved.

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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by Bundy Volume 1 » Tue Mar 17, 2009 1:27 pm

leaks wrote:(insulting people on the internet is so gutsy, isnt it?)
Only a loser like you would say that.

It's just Americans being American - getting annoyed when they don't win.
Didn't Snopkowski come to liverpool 08 and play as a semi-pro? Did anyone here really care about that?

Well done to Alex, Olga, and all the guys who went to Vegas.

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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by PADDY. » Tue Mar 17, 2009 1:38 pm

Well done Alex!

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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by shovie » Tue Mar 17, 2009 5:59 pm

Wow, what a week.

Full report to come, but thanks for the support guys, the stuff on the US board has put a big downer on the whole thing so it's nice to hear good things from people who actually know me.

The $1200 in my wallet helps a bit too.

Alex

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Post by CannonBallGuy » Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:14 pm

shovie wrote:Wow, what a week.

Full report to come, but thanks for the support guys, the stuff on the US board has put a big downer on the whole thing so it's nice to hear good things from people who actually know me.

The $1200 in my wallet helps a bit too.

Alex
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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by davez » Tue Mar 17, 2009 10:29 pm

Alex,

Welcome home and well done.

I've read this "sandbagging" nonsense on the US forums year after year after year. Like it's somehow your fault. It's always the same and it always catches somebody out. This time it was you. Just ignore it.

However, it is quite interesting to learn that our Tornado Pro standard is now about the same as the US Pro-Master standard.

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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by Rob Davey » Wed Mar 18, 2009 4:18 pm

Alex,

Just to remind you ----- Before you went I told you what you must do when you come back.

I fully expect you to carry it out :lol: :lol: And once done point me to the thread on the US board ok mate

Rob

PS Massive well done bud.

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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by Mase » Wed Mar 18, 2009 7:43 pm

Just spent a couple of hours with him and it seems very much a case of sour grapes on their behalf.

I hope that we will all continue to show our support for Alex, we know him.

Im chuffed that Alex did so well, he obviously showed his true ability there, also can't wait to see Rob K beat him again making Rob K better than Terry Moore.

Top work.

Mase

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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by kizersose » Thu Mar 19, 2009 1:26 pm

shovie wrote:Wow, what a week.

Full report to come, but thanks for the support guys, the stuff on the US board has put a big downer on the whole thing so it's nice to hear good things from people who actually know me.

The $1200 in my wallet helps a bit too.

Alex
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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by leaks » Fri Mar 20, 2009 10:02 am

lol - way to diffuse the situation on the US board Mase! It's all gone Monty Python over there haha

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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by Graeme » Fri Mar 20, 2009 10:26 am

Can someone post a link?
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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by Sampson » Fri Mar 20, 2009 10:54 am

Graeme wrote:Can someone post a link?
http://www.foosballboard.net/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=2766 :)

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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by smokinhack » Fri Mar 20, 2009 1:52 pm

leaks wrote:lol - way to diffuse the situation on the US board Mase! It's all gone Monty Python over there haha
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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by Benge » Sun Mar 22, 2009 8:24 pm

Congrats AL that was fantastic
PS dont let em get to you mate, youll always be a novice in my eyes.

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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by optix » Mon Mar 23, 2009 7:31 pm

Shovie, you are the end of a leg.
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Maybe I've got this wrong, but I'm sure I remember Alex becoming rather good at the Rainbow before heading South... sorry 8)
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Post by Christopher Lyall » Mon Mar 23, 2009 7:45 pm

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Re: Tornado Hall of Fame Classic - Vegas - 11-15 March

Post by shovie » Mon Mar 23, 2009 8:16 pm

The rest of Iceman's Pics - http://picasaweb.google.com/ezemoat/Hal ... lassic2009#

I will write a report at some point I promise!

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