Bintang Badminton Weekday Nites (practice)

Discussion in 'Bintang Badminton Academy' started by dailybads, Feb 28, 2004.

  1. kwun

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    there is always rumors that ppl are building a big badminton gym. i have heard at least 4 of them now. the only one that came true is Bintang. i guess we will just have to see.

    the day i win lottery jackpot, the next day you will see a big 20 court badminton gym with extra seating place erecting some where in the area.
     
  2. Joseph

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    Looking for a big gym? We might have open gym at my school. We have a total of 12 courts that we set up. We can set up 6 more if we have to, but it's hard to play if we set up the 6 middle courts. There's a lot of room in the middle to put your stuff. The width of a basketball court to be exact. High ceilings, but below average lighting in my opinion. It can be better though...

    So anyone going tomorrow?
     
  3. dailybads

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    where's ur gym at?
    any good players?
    wut time?
    i might stop by for an hour or two depending on how busy i am...
    but thanks!!!
     
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    My coach just mentioned something about it. I don't really know if it'll happen or not though. But I'll be sure to post it when and if it does happen.
     
  5. Joseph

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    Dailybads,

    I'll be at Bintang today. Look for a guy with glasses in dark shorts with a white shirt that reads Independence High School. On the back it'll probably say 7-peat champions or 8-peat champions. I'll be using a ti-10 or mp100. So just say hi when you think it's me. And introduce yourself :) If it doesn't happen to be me, then at least you made a new friend.
     
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    Thanks Joseph, but Im goin to Irvington tonite. Dun think I wanna risk driving 25 mins there to wait for another 30 mins again for the next game. The crowd on weekends is unbelievable. I think Bintang took away many Pleasanton/Citybeach/Irvington players...those places are pretty empty.

    Mebbe next time I'll holla at you!
     
  7. kwun

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    ah. i ended up going to Pleasanton today as i was around that area for the afternoon.

    it was quite fun. a lot of friendly ppl. pleasanton has one of the friendliest crowd i believe. the gym is also very nice. the only problem is that it is far. oh well.

    the crowd isn't too bad. we played from 8-midnight. after 10 or so, there are free courts already.
     
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    The crowd at Bintang wasn't bad. I was on the court most of the time and there were about 2 courts that were empty.
     
  9. kwun

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    btw, nSmash is in town and i think he is going to Bintang tonight (friday). so drop by and say hi. i think TrunkZ will be there tonight, and Joseph?

    we went to Bintang last night, had a blast. we played till our legs were jelly and with my flu and stuff i was moving around the court limpy like i am drunk.

    i will try to make it tonight, but not guaranteed though.
     
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    I'm so sorry nSmash, I couldn't play at all. :(
     
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    hey joseph, it's all good man... maybe next year?
    btw, kwun still plays well when "drunk"... i'd like to
    see him play when he's "on fire"... hehe... or maybe the
    drunken-style is his secret weapon? ;)
     
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    I'll be looking forward to next year...maybe ill be good enough to give you a challenge by then.
     
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    bintang tues 3/30

    Anyone heading to Bintang this coming Tuesday (3/30)? I haven't seen the new gym and was thinking of going Tuesday night. It would be great to hook up with some Badminton Forum friends.
     
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    Sorry, I only go on weekends. Maybe kwun will be there?
     
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    Hello everyone. I recently came across this web site and it's making me want to pick up my racket again. I haven't played for almost a decade, so I'm a little rusty. I live in Sunnyvale, so I'm thinking of going to Bintang. My question is regarding the atomsphere there. Since I really don't know anyone that plays (if I did, I would have played sooner), can I just walk in and play with some random people, and are they receptive? Or are you expected to bring your partner? Are people friendly, etc?
    Thanks,
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    Don't worry. If you don't have a partner, the owner will help you. He is a nice guy.
     
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    i might be there. depending on how late i stay at work. look for a guy in the BC t-shirt.
     
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    Most of the people there are friendly, while some just keep to themselves. You don't necessarily need to bring a partner, you can usually find someone to play with. I'm usually there on Saturdays, but I wont be there this Saturday.
     
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    See you tonight at Bintang!

    Sorry won't see you, Joseph, maybe next time in SJSU.

    P_G_M, I'l be there tonight. Look for a chinese dude with a goatee and glasses. I'll be wearing all blue (shirt+shorts) and BLUE WRIST BANDS.

    Kwun, if you go tonight, can I buy a BF T-shirt from you? I don't know if you are distributing them yet, so sorry if this is premature. Otherwise, one in XL please! :p
     
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    prophet, i doubt i will make it tonight. let me know the next time you decide to come down again. i hope you have fun...
     

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