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This is a little late to be topical, but I've been meaning to post and I forgot.

Basically, I think it was during the Scoville/Nadal match, the commentator asked Andy Murray if he felt that the players on the tour were beginning to respect him as a player.

Murray's response, which he had mentioned in an interview the week or so before, was that he felt he had to get better to get any respect at all from the other players. Not just as a player, but as a fellow person in the locker rooms.

Now this conjured up images for me of the top 30 or 50 or so having this kind of code of honour concerning the new up & coming players, that they are given a hard time til they prove themselves. Or are not treated the same as fellow ranking players.

I could just have maybe taken Murray's words out of context, but it did seem to me that he was emphasising that he didnt get (any) respect in the locker rooms from the higher ups.

Of course, there are alternate explanations-

-Murray may act like a moody, arrogant nob in the locker rooms, and that's why no one talks to him.
-It's just simply all in his head.
-When the thought came upon him he was in the locker room with a bunch of players who speak as much english as JCF.
-Murray has a very demanding definition of respect.

And so on, but anyway, does anyone have any insight or opinion on this. It quite surprised me to think of the locker rooms like this- a stoic place, where you have to earn a hello, or respect in general.
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Re: The Locker Room Code of Honour...

a murray thread masquerading as one about the locker room....

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-Murray may act like a moody, arrogant nob in the locker rooms, and that's why no one talks to him.
That would be my guess.

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a murray thread masquerading as one about the locker room....

It is NOT a Murray thread, it is a genuine thread. Murray simply brought it up.

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It is NOT a Murray thread, it is a genuine thread. Murray simply brought it up.

Go back to sleep.
was wide awake til i read this thread
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a murray thread masquerading as one about the locker room....

Why are you always the first to reply in a thread you don't like
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Why are you always the first to reply in a thread you don't like
just calling this thread what it truly is...

and in your thread was trying to establish if you had a point besides calling agassi child-like because he smiles when he reaches a grand slam final!

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Re: The Locker Room Code of Honour...

Was this the same on-air appearance where Murray said Scoville sucked and basically had no game? Comments like that will get him a lot of respect in the locker room, I'm sure.

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Re: The Locker Room Code of Honour...

Let me see if I have this right....Murray is feeling disrespected and "dishonored". Ok...
The men's locker room "code of honor" is basically "hazing". You prove yourself, you move up in the ranks. You don't, you get left behind. That simple.

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Let me see if I have this right....Murray is feeling disrespected and "dishonored". Ok...
The men's locker room "code of honor" is basically "hazing". You prove yourself, you move up in the ranks. You don't, you get left behind. That simple.
everyone knows the locker room probably works in that way. this is another 'can we talk about murray again please' thread
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I want to be in the locker room but i wouldn't care i f they respect me while they're inside me

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I want to be in the locker room but i wouldn't care i f they respect me while they're inside me
Hey fonsie, do you think they have to bow to Hewitt in the lockeroom?
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Hey fonsie, do you think they have to bow to Hewitt in the lockeroom?
Of course Everytime he enters a voice says "drop your soap bars" and everyone bents over. He always chooses Roger That's the real locker room honor code

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Of course Everytime he enters a voice says "drop your soap bars" and everyone bents over. He always chooses Roger That's the real locker room honor code


you're hilarious. Maybe Lleyton shouldnt use lube next time so that Roger will have the effects on court
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I agree. Lleyton is very gentle sodomizing his fellow players

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