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Old Jan 23rd 2018, 5:40 pm
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... an Englishman that's good at tennis.

It's taken a while.

Only the sixth British man to play in a grand slam semi-final. And now with the chance to be the first British man to win the Australian Open since Fred Perry 84 years ago.

Thank fuuk he's no dour....

PS Yeah I just come here to belittle you, talk tennis and fuuk off again.

PPS I actually think it's brilliant that he's doing great. So shush.
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Old Jan 23rd 2018, 6:01 pm
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Oh god there is you......
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Old Jan 23rd 2018, 7:46 pm
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Oh god there is you......
'tis the region for epiphanies
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Good for him, nice to see young Brits doing well in sport.

Has he played some good people?
Could he make the final?

I played tennis in Al Ain the other week and was nearly dead at the end.
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... an Englishman that's good at tennis.

It's taken a while.

Only the sixth British man to play in a grand slam semi-final. And now with the chance to be the first British man to win the Australian Open since Fred Perry 84 years ago.

Thank fuuk he's no dour....

PS Yeah I just come here to belittle you, talk tennis and fuuk off again.

PPS I actually think it's brilliant that he's doing great. So shush.

Hey you! Listened to any Crowded House lately?
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Good for him, nice to see young Brits doing well in sport.

Has he played some good people?
Could he make the final?

I played tennis in Al Ain the other week and was nearly dead at the end.
The quarter final was against Dimitrov current rank 3 in world, so yes he is beating top players.

He's against Cillic in the semifinal which you'd ordinarily think would be a Cillic win, but Edmund is playing the tennis of his life this week - so yes he's got a good chance for sure.
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Hey you! Listened to any Crowded House lately?
Ha! Funnily enough I've come more round to appreciating them. Especially the song craft and the lyrics. I even went to see Neil Finn at the Irish Village a while back...

See - things do change
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... an Englishman that's good at tennis.

It's taken a while.

Only the sixth British man to play in a grand slam semi-final. And now with the chance to be the first British man to win the Australian Open since Fred Perry 84 years ago.

Thank fuuk he's no dour....

PS Yeah I just come here to belittle you, talk tennis and fuuk off again.

PPS I actually think it's brilliant that he's doing great. So shush.
English?

Born in SA, lives in the Bahamas and his parents are Welsh and South African...
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English?

Born in SA, lives in the Bahamas and his parents are Welsh and South African...
Wait til he starts losing then he will become South African
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The quarter final was against Dimitrov current rank 3 in world, so yes he is beating top players.

He's against Cillic in the semifinal which you'd ordinarily think would be a Cillic win, but Edmund is playing the tennis of his life this week - so yes he's got a good chance for sure.
Good on him.
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Ha! Funnily enough I've come more round to appreciating them. Especially the song craft and the lyrics. I even went to see Neil Finn at the Irish Village a while back...

See - things do change

Well there you go. It's an age thing, I guess. Saw NF at Newcastle City Hall years ago, it was great, but never got to see the full band in their pomp.
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Wait til he starts losing then he will become South African
Don't question our privilege.
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Just gone back to the earliest page of threads on here. Early 2007. MataHari, Confucius, the original JammyDodgers, my God, what happened to them all? We were going to form a band, Auto, and you'd already done an NME style-review. Oh, the memories...
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