I agree that Lee Yong Dae is a special talent. He is the successor to Park and Kim Dong Moon, and no doubt he will begin to dominate in men's and mixed, but only if he has good enough partners. The point about the speed of todays game i don't agree with. I think the change in the scoring system has made players a lot more attack minded, you have no other choice. However, if you take Park, he was about attack minded as you can get, and i believe todays scoring system would suit him even more. Players like him were able to win the quick points, the serve and return shots, the shots that win games. Forget the long rallies, the vast majority of points that Park won were in the first couple of shots, so i reckon he would fit in to the modern game just perfectly. This is how the very best frontmen play. The other key point is consistency. What sets the best apart from the rest is being able to perform at the highest level over many years. To me, the Malaysian player KKK is very inconsistent. He has talent, no doubt, but there is no consistency there. The indonesians appear to be the big game players, their recent success bears testament to this. Is there more power in todays game than 10 years ago? Do you really think that the players are smashing consistently harder than before? I doubt it, and if they are it is only slightly.( with the exception of Fu Haifeng) Do they move quicker? Again, if they do it is only slightly . What is apparent to me is that todays game is concentrated on serve and return more. There appears to be much quicker points than 10 years ago, and this is why your frontman, the one who anticipates, reacts quicker than the rest is so important. This is why i still think Park would excel in todays game. Lee yong Dae is very good at the serve and return game. If you watched the Olympic MX final you will see just how good his low serve is, i don't think he missed a single serve. His returns are also very good, and his ability to come forward from the mid court to the net and end the rally is what sets him apart, and he is only going to get better at it too. Now, the distance from mid court to net is not that far, no matter what era you come from, and this is why players with the god given ability to able to come forward at the front of the court and end rallies will win. Park is the best there has ever been at this, Kim Dong Moon is a close second, Lee Yong dae may well become the next.