From: John Larkin
Subject: Re: Stepford Wife -schematic needed
Date: Sun, 03 Nov 2002 12:20:45 -0800
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On Sun, 3 Nov 2002 19:44:13 +0100, "Fred Bartoli"
>"Winfield Hill" a écrit dans le message news:
>> "Bill wrote...
>> > - and she has recently joined a table-tennis club which gives
>> > her a chunk of regular physical activity.
>> table tennis = ping pong? physical activity?
>> - Win
>Was regional champion when young. If you were in front of me and a table
>I'll sure make you radically change your mind, even if it's now 20 years
>that I seriously played ;-)
I once worked on a gas liquefaction project with Lim Chui, who was
something like the world's 15th or so best table tennis player. His
shots had so much spin that they would richochet off my paddle at what
appeared to be pure 90 degree angles, unless I failed to intercept;
then they would bruise me. This, like badminton, only appears to be an
I took badminton at Tulane, under Poole, who was once the world's
third best Badminton singles player. He was getting too old for
singles, so was with a buddy still the doubles champ. His policy was
that if anyone ever scored one point on him, they could take an A in
the course and never show up for class again. That never happened, of
Never having had any athletic abilities whatsoever, I've always been
impressed by stuff like this.