My 3rd trip to Van

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  1. Devilicious

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  2. Break-My-String

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    WA = Washington State, USA.

    For the past few years (including this year, May 2006), the WA Open will be held at the "Pro Sports Club" in Bellevue right beside Bill Gate's place of employment. :rolleyes:

    The Pro Sports Club is a faaaabulous :) 5-star :) facility with all the amenities of a complete health club, apparently the largest in the USA.

    Cheers!
     
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    When there's a will, there's a way!

    Come on Vining...by 2007, I might need a men's doubles partner for the special "35+K" category....it's for players over the age of 35 plus Knee surgeory! :crying: :D

    I'll try to swat flies (for those who knows my style) at the front of the court, while you send over your howitzers from the back court!

    Cheers!
     
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    Oh my ....already 18 pages~~~ Unfortunately I don't have time to read all the posts, I wonder what have been said for the past days. Heard from LB that some people are already planning for next year's trip ?! :eek:

    Just dropping a few times to let you guys know that I'm still safe and alive. :D It's beautiful out here! The sun followed me from Vancouver. But how I miss Vancouver sushi ! :crying: It's 30$ for a little plate of sashimi/sushi rolls! :crying:

    I had a wonderful time in Vancouver! No words can express how much I appreciated the vancouver bfers "official" welcome team, absolutely the friendliest people I've ever met ! :p
     
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    Gee, at that price, we could FedEx Over-nite Express *LOTR - Smeagal* "wriggling fresh sashimi from Vancouver!" :D

    Cheers!
     
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    .... is 30$ a plate supposed to be considered cheap... or am i misreading this?:confused:
     
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    Sashimi at "$30 a plate", unless it is all-you-can-eat, it is expensive compared to most restaurants in Vancouver.

    Cheers!
     
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    It's always nice to know you are enjoying your banff trip as well. Once compare to vancouver, not too many other places can beat the food for sure. :p

    Glad that you like the vancouver trip, and i told ya you will love it. :D Time to plan for the next one. ;)
     
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    that's why van is the best city to live, documented.
    http://www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/europe/10/04/eui.survey/

    this is even before taking badminton scene into consideration.
     
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    Ho ho ho~~ Found an internet spot here in Radium Hot Springs "town". :D
    Beautiful weather out here : first rain, then snow, then rain !
    The outer soles are my shoes have worn out (not enough grip on some of the slippery areas) Time to buy a new pair ! Shopping! shopping! shopping! :D :D :D
     
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    Lol... This is the typical frendies... Always make herself happy. :p Glad to know you are having fun. Next step, attack Calgary. :D
     
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    Break-My-String

    Thanks for promoting the WA Open Badminton Tournament, I hope
    you're coming down to play this year.

    Yup, we schedule the 3rd weekend of May just for you Canadians
    since it's long weekend for you guys, so you can come down to
    win the tournament and do some shopping, hehe. The Pro Sports Club
    is definitely a great facility (well, not as good for badminton, since
    you don't see as well due to some of the white background), there're
    4 Jacuzzi tubs in the men's locker room.

    Sounds like a great 2007 plan for LB and company, come by Seattle to play
    the WA Open to warm up and ready for the torture session in Vancouver.
    I'll do my best to host you guys.

    Clinton
     
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    Thanks buddy! I will surely consider it, but i am sure my old butt going to be whipped badly, if I ever participate in the tourny. :D
     
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    (not to steal this thread :) ...)

    Hi Clinton,

    Yes, I am making last minute arrangements to go, and same as last year, it looks like I will be bringing down a group of approximately 22 players for this year's tourny.

    There could be another 6 pending if they could find a mixed and doubles partner for their age groups.

    It's pretty much the same faces as last year except one third are new to the WA Open.

    I'll email you my group entry just like last year!

    Cheers!
     
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    All in all, quite a memorable trip :D
    Thank you all for the hospitality and fun! Time to go home :crying: and earn some money for the next trip :D
    Off to the airport now! Arriverdeci ! Au revoir !
     
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    We are already planning for next year. Maybe instead once a year, we should make it every quarter. :D
     
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    Remember that you still have quite a bit pics did not post yet (baddy action or not). Mind to share??? :p
     
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    I'm pretty sure you'll do fine. Or better, you still have time to sign up
    for this year's tournament, come play and go up to Vancouver for
    another fun session...
     
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    Lol... My boss might shoot me if I propose for another vacation within a month. :p
     
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    Alleluia is absolutely delicious, the fried chicken sooo yummy~~~~~
     

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