User Tag List

Page 3 of 7 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 LastLast
Results 35 to 51 of 108
  1. #35
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Mississauga, Canada
    Posts
    686
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    who's showing up from the Canadian squad

  2. #36
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Toronto,Ontario
    Posts
    1,175
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    can't refund it back to OBA?

  3. #37
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Location
    Basement Boiler Room
    Posts
    22,118
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    LOL, why so surprised of a no show from TH???? Not his first time nor his last time.
    To me, the excuse of staying home for more training is a cop out.
    Amazing that all of the sudden he cares about his ranking position??
    Does skipping training for a weekend makes that much difference.

    http://www.badmintoncentral.com/foru...charity&page=4

  4. #38
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Mississauga, Canada
    Posts
    686
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by cooler View Post
    LOL, why so surprised of a no show from TH???? Not his first time nor his last time.
    To me, the excuse of staying home for more training is a cop out.
    Amazing that all of the sudden he cares about his ranking position??
    Does skipping training for a weekend makes that much difference.

    http://www.badmintoncentral.com/foru...charity&page=4
    a trip to Canada will probably cost him a week or two of practice. Taufik wouldn't take a plane all the way and fly back immediately when he's done. maybe he's under a contract and because of recent results from tournaments, the team thinks he can regain number 1. it sucks, i know.

  5. #39
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Location
    Basement Boiler Room
    Posts
    22,118
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by jchan04 View Post
    a trip to Canada will probably cost him a week or two of practice. Taufik wouldn't take a plane all the way and fly back immediately when he's done. maybe he's under a contract and because of recent results from tournaments, the team thinks he can regain number 1. it sucks, i know.
    more excuses from the free marketing dept. If the organizer of this event announced that TH will be star guest, I'm sure this organizer had very high confident (+95%) that a deal with TH have been struck. R u telling me that TH is that inept that he doesn't know his schedule and other commitment only a couple months ago? I believe the MAS open is not a last minute event that threw off TH, is it?

    plane trip to and back 3 days, appearance 1 day. Total 4 days, not 1-2 weeks.

  6. #40
    Regular Member huangkwokhau's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    everywhere
    Posts
    18,400
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by cooler View Post
    LOL, why so surprised of a no show from TH???? Not his first time nor his last time.
    To me, the excuse of staying home for more training is a cop out.
    Amazing that all of the sudden he cares about his ranking position??
    Does skipping training for a weekend makes that much difference.

    http://www.badmintoncentral.com/foru...charity&page=4
    Shup UP if you do not know anything...He thought SS Finale wont be on this year....thats why he okayed it tentatively...no agreement is signed yet
    That referal of the link is only one side story...
    Do you want me to talk your CBA and China team???LOL...
    How about other china players in the past...committing to attend and did not show up also......
    Last edited by huangkwokhau; 12-06-2008 at 10:27 PM.

  7. #41
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Location
    Basement Boiler Room
    Posts
    22,118
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by huangkwokhau View Post
    Shup UP if you do not know anything...He thought SS Finale wont be on this year....thats why he okayed it tentatively...no agreement is signed yet
    That referal of the link is only one side story...
    Do you want me to talk your CBA and China team???LOL...
    How about other china players in the past...committing to attend and did not show up also......
    yes, u should pm to CBA and china team too.LOL
    Last edited by cooler; 12-06-2008 at 10:43 PM.

  8. #42
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    1,672
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Taufik is also very tired from the many tournaments he has recently played and that is also one of the main reasons for him not coming. He will definately be back though in Toronto's Exhibition games in the future as the organizer is a good friend of Hariawan Hariawan.

  9. #43
    Regular Member ctjcad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    u.s.a.
    Posts
    19,157
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default That's too bad..

    sorry to hear the news of Taufik not coming to Toronto, as he had planned earlier...
    Quote Originally Posted by cooler View Post
    LOL, why so surprised of a no show from TH???? Not his first time nor his last time.
    To me, the excuse of staying home for more training is a cop out.
    Amazing that all of the sudden he cares about his ranking position??
    Does skipping training for a weekend makes that much difference.

    http://www.badmintoncentral.com/foru...charity&page=4
    ..TH might be afraid of meeting our cooler....oh wait, you're in Calgary, aren't you??...wrong area

    Wow, even our Hau-ge can sniff cooler all the way to this Canada East sub-forum...
    Last edited by ctjcad; 12-07-2008 at 03:30 AM.

  10. #44
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    296
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by cooler View Post
    more excuses from the free marketing dept. If the organizer of this event announced that TH will be star guest, I'm sure this organizer had very high confident (+95%) that a deal with TH have been struck. R u telling me that TH is that inept that he doesn't know his schedule and other commitment only a couple months ago? I believe the MAS open is not a last minute event that threw off TH, is it?

    plane trip to and back 3 days, appearance 1 day. Total 4 days, not 1-2 weeks.
    If time lost for training is his reason, it may be explained by jet lag. The total days is 4 but some people get messed up longer than others by traveling. When I go to Asia, it takes me about two days to become close to my normal feeling. Some people I know take over a week.

    I'm not making up excuses for him but it's a possibility. If it is, he should have planned thought of it earlier and planned for it.

  11. #45
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Location
    Basement Boiler Room
    Posts
    22,118
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by ph_leung View Post
    If time lost for training is his reason, it may be explained by jet lag. The total days is 4 but some people get messed up longer than others by traveling. When I go to Asia, it takes me about two days to become close to my normal feeling. Some people I know take over a week.

    I'm not making up excuses for him but it's a possibility. If it is, he should have planned thought of it earlier and planned for it.
    if u believe the OBA media release as words from TH's mouth, sure, u have a point but we don't know the source. Was it from TH's spokeman? PBSI? his coach? I bet u if the price is right, I'm sure he wouldn't mind delaying his quest for #1 ranking (according to the media release) for a few days


    Media Release

    December 4, 2008, from the Ontario Badminton Association

    We regret to inform our Badminton enthusiasts that Taufik Hidayat will be unable to attend the 2008 BITE events due to a conflict in his schedule.

    Taufik has added a few international tournaments to his schedule, since he is back on target to becoming the world #1 mens singles player. His commitment to the Indonesian National team requires him to stay with the team to train for the Malaysian Open during this time. He has indicated that he will visit Canada once his international tournament schedule subsides. We wish him the best in all his international tournaments and hope to see him play in Ontario some time soon.

    We have selected Engga Setiawan from Indonesia to replace Taufik Hidayat for the 2008 BITE events. Engga has been the #1 junior national team player and now been selected to the national team. He has several national and international Badminton Open wins to his name. Engga will join Hariawan from Indonesia for all the BITE events.
    Last edited by cooler; 12-07-2008 at 11:43 PM.

  12. #46
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Toronto,Ontario
    Posts
    1,175
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    blah boring bs. i want my money back

  13. #47
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Ottawa, ON
    Posts
    819
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    why don't they just spring the money for Gade or some other big name instead..>_>...i wouldn't mind having another well known, marketable player instead of an unknown jr...

  14. #48
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Mississauga, Canada
    Posts
    686
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    well with such a short notice, it's hard to arrange well-known players. it probably takes 4 or 6 months before any player can be arranged. and the big name players all probably have tournaments to play. but kenneth jonassen is retired! i know he could of came =P but it also counts if u have connections, the organizer of this event probably knew someone from the indo team.

  15. #49
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Ottawa, ON
    Posts
    819
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by jchan04 View Post
    well with such a short notice, it's hard to arrange well-known players. it probably takes 4 or 6 months before any player can be arranged. and the big name players all probably have tournaments to play. but kenneth jonassen is retired! i know he could of came =P but it also counts if u have connections, the organizer of this event probably knew someone from the indo team.
    well why not tony gunawan...he's done stuff with the canadian team...or really any of the retired players like chen yu...anders boeson/carl baxter was awesome at the olympic exhibition over here in ottawa a little while ago!

  16. #50
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Location
    US
    Posts
    59
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    As a consumer I feel extremely ripped off by badminton birds and marketers of this event. They boasted about Taufik coming in every single one of their newsposts, blogs, advertisements, sellers, and theres even a picture of him on the ticket. He was the prime reason everyone bought the tickets- to see Taufik (once in a lifetime). It's one of the reasons I bought 10 tickets myself and for friends because it was friggin Taufik coming to Canada! Every single place everyone was blabbering about how Taufik would come and the tickets were so worth it, now the person I bought the tickets from won't contact me back and I'm at a loss of money, with these worthless tickets that should be 1/4 of the price if its hendrawan and the canadian national team coming. If you're going to boast about something, sign a contract, get concrete arrangements before bsing yourself to a bunch of sales for an event that would've got 1/5th the turnout without taufik.

  17. #51
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,610
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by cooler View Post
    if u believe the OBA media release as words from TH's mouth, sure, u have a point but we don't know the source. Was it from TH's spokeman? PBSI? his coach? I bet u if the price is right, I'm sure he wouldn't mind delaying his quest for #1 ranking (according to the media release) for a few days
    Let me tell you the truth, Taufik changed his mind as soon as he finds out we have snow and -20degree in Canada, he is completely turned off by the cold.

Page 3 of 7 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Taufik Black and Gold shirt, Taufik Hidayat Line.
    By James. in forum Market Place
    Replies: 6
    : 11-03-2010, 12:28 PM
  2. 2 IBF IDs for Taufik Hidayat (INA) ?
    By badmintex in forum Indonesia Professional Players
    Replies: 5
    : 08-30-2006, 10:56 PM
  3. Taufik Hidayat
    By AzNl3oi89 in forum Indonesia Professional Players
    Replies: 20
    : 04-11-2006, 01:10 AM
  4. Taufik Hidayat
    By hidayat fan in forum Indonesia Professional Players
    Replies: 1
    : 05-07-2005, 01:45 AM
  5. Taufik Hidayat
    By Pebulutangkis in forum Indonesia Professional Players
    Replies: 8
    : 04-26-2004, 01:01 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •