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02-29-2008, 03:07 AM #358
02-29-2008, 03:08 AM #359
02-29-2008, 03:17 AM #360
02-29-2008, 03:19 AM #361
In real life, it's our views who are laughed at. They also laughed at those who dared to believe that KKK/TBH could win 2006 AG MD gold after dismal results in the team events.
So, you & the 'silent readers' are part of the majority .
It takes guts to be the minority, he he.
Interestingly, there are also non Msians who seem puzzled with the lack of pariotism/support for Msian players amongst the general Msian population. So, the real life situation is different, to say the least.
2) We already know this for many years & it's very often lamented in the Msian media & by the sports authorities. Stimes read it till sick of it, so, how could we ignore it. You didnt see it posted here doesnt mean it wasnt featured.
But once again, as myself & other BCers already pointed out many times, what can actually be done by ordinary fans? Launch a protest & pressure our 'beloved' decision makers ? we can choose to continue lamenting like the majority or look beyond that(no offense meant to you or the 'silent readers').
Unless I can actually change things, then only would I spend time & energy devising such strategies, if not the grouses/comments/complaints will just come to nought.
Btw, I'm sure you know Badmania is an Indonesian & an ardent Indonesia fan. Now, why would non Msians come up (Badmania wasnt the only one) & defend Msia players ?hmmmm
On Msia baddy statistics & comparisions with other players,I'll let a non Msian answer it.
Last edited by eaglehelang; 02-29-2008 at 03:28 AM.
02-29-2008, 03:26 AM #362
02-29-2008, 03:33 AM #363
03-02-2008, 12:21 AM #364
All hopefuls are just that - they will bite the dust and know that Malaysian badminton is just a 'put-on'. The authorities are killing the game. There is too much rantings by the hopefuls. We pamper our players and many players are millionaires and they cannot play well.
03-02-2008, 03:19 AM #365
Just finished watching the MAS KOR Thomas Cup MD match: Lee Jae Jin & Jin Jae Sung Vs Koo Kien Keat & Tan Boon Heong.
For want of a sterner word, 'ordinary' would fully describe the Malaysian pair's current game. Unless they have an unopened bag of skills, court-craft and power hidden away somewhere, it's difficult to hope that they can make it to the Olympic upper draw, let alone win the gold
When even an unfancied, error-prone, no-big-deal pair like this Korean duo can beat them, Koo Kien Keat & Tan Boon Heong would be lucky to not be eaten alive by pairs like Markis Kido & Hendra Setiawan or Cai Yun & Fu Haifeng, not to mention the resurgent Danish pairs.
If you do have the time, count the number of errors the Korean pair made.
Subtract that from the score... and it does seem that Rexy has quite a pathetic team leading the quest for an Olympic badminton doubles gold
03-02-2008, 03:30 AM #366
Oldhand, the way you described KKK/TBH, no wonder Rexy wants to quit! I'm sure XBall will prove you wrong! This team has announced recently that they will be in time to hit the form they produced at the last AE and retain the title.
03-02-2008, 04:30 AM #367
03-02-2008, 10:21 AM #368
They start from zero n in three months,got gold medal for malaysia in asian games after 25 years.This 5 months,find the new fresh kkk/tbh back.
I didnt watch the game.i'll say this honestly.
No matter how bad they played now,(as what u have told us here.)
i will still hope they would be better next day.next tournament.next month.N peaked in olympic.
Nothing wrong with revealing their weaknesses now.nothing is wrong with this.But i couldnt resist from bashing malaysians who said WE CANT WIN.We are in the olympic.Chances are there.why keep saying we are not going to win?
i will say malaysia can win the gold.
03-02-2008, 11:12 AM #369
That's hardly going to help in Malaysia's quest for gold.
These boys have shown that when they get their act together, no one can stand in their way.
The question now is, can they get their act together again?
03-02-2008, 11:28 AM #370
03-02-2008, 11:35 AM #371
03-02-2008, 10:59 PM #372
That cannot be any more truthful !
There are a few who basically try to laugh us (the hopefuls) off -why ? I remember everyone once wrote LCW off before the IO and said he hadn't a chance in a million-and he won it easily. I also remember when KKK-TBH had their problems winning, they came back and won. All doubters had to 'eat crows'.
So give us a break those who think they are so smart to predict woes - we know better. Save your pessimism for yourself - we have everything to hope for but not you.
And there are a lot of 'silent' ones here who feel the same as I.
Last edited by X Ball; 03-02-2008 at 11:09 PM.
03-03-2008, 12:38 AM #373
Last edited by cooler; 03-03-2008 at 12:42 AM.
03-03-2008, 01:13 AM #374
I'm adopting the "until it's impossible, I'll keep hoping" stance on this.
Everything points towards a 'no' but not an 'impossible'.
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