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Overhead Serve?

Discussion in 'General Forum' started by Eurasian =--(O), Sep 27, 2005.

  1. Eurasian =--(O)

    Eurasian =--(O) Regular Member

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    The other day I overheard some people talking about the possibility of the IBF implementing an overhead serve along with the up to 21 points. STOP TRYING TO MAKE BADMINTON TENNIS. HIRE AN EXPERIENCED BUSINESSMAN WHO HAS PLAYED BADMINTON AT A HIGH LEVEL. GO INTO DEBT A LITTLE, TAKE A CHANCE!!! PROMOTE THE SPORT THROUGH ADVERTISING!
     
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    wow...an overhead serve? did they imply where the serve must be played from? because if it's from the short service line, then that's way too easy to score points. BTW, where did you read/see/hear this? I want to fill myself in on some of these new ideas to "improve" our beloved game of badminton. thanks.
     
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    I hope this is just a rumor. The 21 point is cool and all, but the overhand serve? sounds like a rumor to me
     
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    there has been a few threads on this already quite a few months ago. please do a search...
     
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    overhead serve

    Hi,
    Wow, this is something smashing!!!:eek: Imagine it will be like my kids do, throw up the shuttlecock in the air and start smashing them in quick motion. Sometimes, I think it will unfair to the receiver.........:( Those who love to smash will like this idea:D Those who are poor in retrieving smashes will not support this:crying: Afterall, this is an overhead serve, isn't it:confused:
     
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    looks like IBF is forcing me to quit badminton with those stupid rules... :crying:
     
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    Hi Arief,
    They want to merge tennis with badminton lah!!!:p New evolution???:eek:
    Lee:D
     
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    ruining badminton eh... why not change tennis to badminton style? :D
     
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    Why not just switch over to tennis completely? If it's Punch G.'s idea, I wanna pop him one:mad:. Can't believe IBF even entertain that idea!
     
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    but.. what's the point of overhead serve? can't see any advantages/ improvement of the game. it's just plain stupid
     
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    guys, if anymore bs like overhead serving is changed... i think im gonna cry :crying:
     
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    HMM... IT seems like a better idea to change or disregard the IBF if this pushes through... than to quit. Who made the Ibf the owner of BAdminton.. the are just suppose to be the caretakers of the game..

    sorry for the slightly heated post..

    regards
     
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    hetaed? nope bro... we all know they always come out with all sort of nonsense...
     
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    Let us see how tennis players do a badminton style backhand short serve. Or badminton players learning how to create a top spin on the shuttle. Now these things would be interesting. Or maybe as absurd as an overhead badminton serve.
     
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    that's the point... they shouldn't go around mixing sports...
     
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    Overheard serve?! :eek:

    SCHWEEEEET!!! :D My serve will no longer be a weak point in my game. Now I just have to work on return of serve, clearing, dropping, net shots, backhand, forehand, and smash defense... :p
     
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    Please, an overhead serve completely defies the point of the game. Unless you played it from the back its unfair, and if you do play it from the back, what are you supposed to do with it? People with good returns would walk all over you.
    Grrr why try and mix badminton with tennis, its not even a good game dammit :mad:
     
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    ok guys, ive decided, if this is actually enforced, im switching over to... tennis:(
     
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    IMO ~ stop changing badminton period. I know that some people rather prefer 21 points than 15 points, the new ideas than the old ideas. But lets face it, this is badminton. The sport we've all come to know and love. It is already an awesome sport as it is. So why change it just for the public's appeal? :rolleyes:

    I just don't get it.

    ~J
     
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    yes i agree 100% changing badminton is like changing ones religion... you cant just cahnge what they beleived in and what they grown up to beleive... badminton is my religion so pls dont change it :crying:
     

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