Re: Clay Death Permaban: Consider rescinding please.
Wow, a lot of love for CD here. I don't share it. To me he was one of the biggest attention whores on the site and before you say anything, no, I'm not bitter. I just want to share my own perspective on this.
Was he a good man?
If he was, he didn't show it. Inventing insulting nicknames for people, always talking as if he owned the place... how quickly people forget. (Btw, I was no fan of Glenn either.)
Was CD a forum icon?
Maybe - which really says something about the quality of this forum.
I will be honest now. I always found CD to be an annoying poster. Anyone wondering why can just go back and check for example all the shit he pulled during the ACC 2011 and prior to it. The fact is, you don't come as close to winning the ACC as he did (lost the final by like 3 votes) if you are in fact a good poster. That just doesn't happen.
Now, CD seemed to calm down a bit in 2012. And he was never as unbearable as SdG. But saying stuff like "he contributed to this forum"? Honestly? In a couple of years I personally will remember him as someone who entered buckloads of threads with the sole purpose of making them about himself.
Now go ahead and throw shit at me if you want. I only wanted to share my viewpoint.
Tea of truth:
Nadaltards in 2014:
We should be appreciative of Federer though, because we will never see anything like him again. The fact he can still compete for slams ever after the erosion of his physical skills is really a greater testament to the natural talent he has than the period of time when he was dominating the tour.
Nadal is by far the most naturally talented player of all time and that is the reason his stay at the top is a lot longer than players like Federer etc were able to do.