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badminton in penang (island)

Discussion in 'Malaysia' started by lolabunny, Feb 19, 2008.

  1. Simp84

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    oo this is good stuff...
    any news lately?
    Will love to join too and be regulars :)
     
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    we've given up playing amidst dead fish, so sad to say that we r now down to badminton on saturdays... real hard to find a good place at our preferred time in penang... DAP shud do something abt that!!!
     
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    Hey bunny.. whats this Saturday thinghy? Im relocating to Penang soon and I think I will die without badminton lol...
    You mind if I join in? haha... if not then I guess I have to find somewhere myself :cool:
     
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    anyone playing in Penang at all? :(
    This is not looking good at all..
     
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    are there seriously no Penangnites here at all that can recommend where to play or at least help out abit...?
    I was in GG hall.. the guy say there are slots and we can still contact the fella.. dunno if anyone ineterested at all
     
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    it's rather difficult in penang, most people have their own groups and it's not that easy to join them. i would invite you along if i was back home, but i'm afraid you'd have to wait till november!
    :)
     
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    Yeah this is exactly how I feel in Penang, it is like you have to be a national player to be accepted by others lol...
     
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    another problem i find is that a lot of my friends play in groups organised by their employers, the factories and various other companies. i've been invited to play with them before, but otherwise it's not available for outsiders to join in. which is fair enough given that those companies pay for everything, shuttles, courts and sometimes even drinks ....
     
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    well.. guess I will revive this thread again...
    Any intermediate-advance player want to have a go in the weekends?
    Let me know!! and will try to get court organise in Girl Guide Hall in Jalan Air Hitam..
    Thanks
     
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    Greetings to all :)
    I will be in Penang from 13-18 April n will stay at The Guerney (8 Persiaran Gurney, Georgetown). Is there any place that I can go to play near my hotel? Thanks! :)
     
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    there are a couple of halls to play nearish your hotel (ranging from a 5 - 15 minute drive), no where walkable though. problem is, in penang, as you'll see from the posts above, there aren't really any clubs where you can just join to play. you really need to know someone who already has a group playing to join them. hopefully one of the penangite BC members will adopt you.

    damn, if only i was back in penang, so many new kaki! :)
     
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    Thanks Dreamzz!:)
     
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    Hi... Just wan to drop my 2 cents worth of opinons...

    Name of hall/school: Permata Complex
    Location: Farlim, Air Itam
    Number of courts available: Not sure. (Quite a number)

    Name of hall/school: USM (not sure if non-students can use)
    Location: Sungai Dua
    Number of courts available: Not sure. (Quite a number)
    Parquet floors

    Maybe u all can try ppl's condo or apartments that have badminton courts? Can try to ask around n rent.
     
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    There are loads of courts in Penang, the problem is you need to have your own gang to play as no one is willing to open up and let you join them here... weirdos haha :D
     
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    Oh ok... I'm currently gangless too. Gang lost after everyone left school n went to uni or work. The rest of the girls i know in uni ain't so good, not so sporty type n a lot of em too scared to play with me :p.
     
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    wah, terror huh? why don't you join lolabunny and her gang, they seem pretty up for it.
     
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    Not really terror lah... Just too powerful in smashes n stamina compared to my 'soft' girl friends. Maybe will have to ask Simp84 or Lolabunny they all if he/she wan to play during my holidays next month. Have to take one month break for exams now :crying:. When u're back in Nov, we Penang kakis should try to get a game going
     
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    yup, will do. then i can learn a bit from these masters here. remember to 'pang chiew' a bit yeah?
     

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