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The "Still Angry! Still Love Potatos! Still love the Lleyki Double!" Thread


zanychick
11-09-2002, 10:44 PM
lol, i like that thought

Static
11-09-2002, 10:50 PM
:)
Murp, when is Jelly playing do you know?

zanychick
11-09-2002, 10:52 PM
sorry, I dont

Static
11-09-2002, 10:54 PM
Murp oh well go Jelly :D

zanychick
11-09-2002, 10:59 PM
so what can we do to liven in here up a bit then?

Mazza
11-09-2002, 11:01 PM
Ellllllllfoooooo¬¬!!!! :wavey:

Im soaking wet! :sad:

Static
11-09-2002, 11:04 PM
Well Clare... there's always Mazza :D
Ello Mazza :wavey: Shouldn't go out when it's raining... rain and not men... you should always go out when it's raining men :p ;)

zanychick
11-09-2002, 11:06 PM
lol, Hey :wavey:

Mazza
11-09-2002, 11:07 PM
But but the police man wuldn't give me a lift home! :sad: lol I got stopped by the police just for going out of my friends' house to run to somebody who I saw down the street! PFFFFFT!! :fiery:

It was raining men.... minging men! :o :p damn!!

Static
11-09-2002, 11:09 PM
Oooh I just had an idea... someone has to start a confrontations thread with the Lleyki forest inhabitancy in it ;)

Static
11-09-2002, 11:10 PM
LoL yeah thos cops are real arses for not giving you a ride,and consuming your valuable time :p

Mazza
11-09-2002, 11:14 PM
but im crsap at them! :o :p but u can start ana! :D ur good at them¬!!

im still pffft! at thoes coppers!! i wasn't doing anything illigal! it was my freinds!!

Static
11-09-2002, 11:17 PM
Mazza against you have a bad rep... you should sue them for discrimintation :o

LoL Mazza you should start, you are a good starter... I can't think of a bloody topic... unless we can imput one of your drunken stories in to it? And I'm sure Clare has some interesting contributions :)

Static
11-09-2002, 11:18 PM
.... yeah discrimintation is a word now :o LoL

Mazza
11-09-2002, 11:24 PM
Im gonna sue them foer that and they ruined my trousers cos they got soaked... that has fucked me well off"!!!!!

well i ain'y starting! :p well if i gibve u a topic... u can then start!! :D :p

Static
11-09-2002, 11:28 PM
LoL I started... it's crap Mazza... go grace it with your presence... and make it sound good :p

Mazza
11-09-2002, 11:33 PM
i have! :p but im crappy at these! :p

Static
11-09-2002, 11:40 PM
No your good at these :p I'm like total shit at it because I can't think of anything funny... oh by the way I put in a little surprise for you ;) :p

Murkofan
11-10-2002, 12:05 AM
I'm watching Saving Private Ryan. I swear to God, I don't know how anybody ever survives a war.

Static
11-10-2002, 12:09 AM
Hi Marls :wavey:
Mazza got chucked off.. now we can't finish our master piece :o

Mazza
11-10-2002, 12:21 AM
soooooooorrrrrrrrrrryyyy ana!! my dad didn't tell me he pulled the net off :fiery: i was writing it aswell! :fiery:

i'll re-write it now!!

Static
11-10-2002, 12:34 AM
Lol oh well as long as you are back :) LoL you are so funny, ok I'm gonna screw it up now :o

Puss-in-Boots
11-10-2002, 12:35 AM
:wavey: everyone! :D

Mazza
11-10-2002, 12:39 AM
Ellllllllllloooo Allan!!!!!!!!

err!! I am gonna screw it up... not u!!

Puss-in-Boots
11-10-2002, 12:44 AM
LOL!! @ you two! I'm starting to post press conferences for my player in FMTT, but they're boring. :p

Static
11-10-2002, 12:50 AM
Elllllllllllo Allan :wavey:
Ooo press conferences thats cool :D

Puss-in-Boots
11-10-2002, 01:10 AM
LOL, you should join FMTT before the new season starts next year Ana! Your player, Marly's, Mazza's and mine can be the craziest guys on tour. :p

The stuff you are posting in the confrontations thread is great! :D

Static
11-10-2002, 01:13 AM
I don't know ... can we all play for Cuba? It will be the most powerful nation in tennis :D

Puss-in-Boots
11-10-2002, 01:18 AM
LOL.... well... Marly and my characters are already playing for Canada.... we'd both have to defect yet again... :p My guy defected from Aus earlier and Marly's defected from the US....Mazza's guy would also have to defect... I think he's playing for the Netherlands at the moment. Why did you pick Cuba?

Static
11-10-2002, 01:20 AM
Cuba... I don't know... it's just so cool :o I mean c'mon it's Cuba... and I guess if you play for the Sask's in Canada it could kind of be cool... but... no :o I'll stick with a sunny place :p

Puss-in-Boots
11-10-2002, 01:28 AM
LOL :p Is the Netherlands sunny enough? (I've never been there.) I don't think there are any other Dutch players, you could play Davis Cup with Mazza. (She's really good BTW - her player qualified for Shanghai!)

Static
11-10-2002, 01:39 AM
Netherlands eh? well it sound like a bit of a step up :o But oh well I guess... I'd join if I could only understand.. I need to stalk Scott again :o

Puss-in-Boots
11-10-2002, 01:51 AM
There are some instructions here: http://www.atpworld.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=188

Basically, you get 106 points for your best surface, 104 for second best, 102 for third best and 100 for worst. You send in points and hope they beat your opponents'. Let's just say we were playing each other on clay, and pretend that's your best surface for now. You get 106 points for that. Clay is my second best, so I get 104 points.

If you sent ... Set 1: 0; Set 2: 46; Set 3: 60

and I sent ... Set 1: 40; Set 2 10; Set 3; 54

You'd lose the first set, but win the next two, and hence the match. You just send in the points at the start of the tourney and sit back and wait for the results.

Static
11-10-2002, 01:55 AM
Wow that's a bit tough... but looks pretty cool... hmmm maybe I should sign up... but I'll suck like hell lol :o

Static
11-10-2002, 01:58 AM
Murp Mazza where are you??? Ugh oh well I have to jets now :wavey: Bye Allan thnx for trying to explain this game to me... but hopefully if I was smart enough to get a handle on it... I'd try it :)

fcap
11-10-2002, 02:00 AM
:wavey: Cya Ana!!
Is anyone else here??

Puss-in-Boots
11-10-2002, 02:00 AM
LOL.... my player isn't crash hot.... I tend to be a wee bit conservative with my points....and that doesn't help :p I'm getting better though!

FMTT is still rather small.... but I've checked out the FWTT forum in WTAworld and it is amazing, so many people post articles, interviews, bitchfests etc. They are really into their characters and it makes quite a fun read. Hopefully FMTT will become as interesting soon.

Puss-in-Boots
11-10-2002, 02:01 AM
:wavey: Ana! Good job with the confrontations thread! :D

Puss-in-Boots
11-10-2002, 02:03 AM
:wavey: Keta! :)

How are you today?

Murkofan
11-10-2002, 02:19 AM
(Look out, I'm in a news-posting mood again :o :p)

Iraq weighs U.N. resolution
Saddam has till Nov. 15 to comply or face 'serious consequences'

UNITED NATIONS (CNN) --President Bush said Saturday that the U.N. Security Council resolution that calls for Iraq to destroy its weapons of mass destruction and provide unrestricted access to U.N. weapons inspectors presents a "final test" to the regime of Saddam Hussein.

"The world has now come together to say that the outlaw regime in Iraq will not be permitted to build or possess chemical, biological or nuclear weapons," Bush said in his weekly radio address. "And my administration will see to it that the world's judgment is enforced."

Iraqi leaders were studying Saturday the resolution unanimously passed by the U.N. Security Council.

Iraqi News Agency reported that it was informed by an authorized official that "despite the fact the Security Council Resolution 1441 that was issued is a bad and unjust resolution, the leadership in Iraq is calmly studying the resolution and will issue the proper response in the next few days."

Iraq has until November 15 to agree to the United Nations' demand for its inspectors or face "serious consequences." ( Text of resolution)

"Iraq will certainly study the resolution and decide whether we can accept it or not," Iraqi Ambassador to the U.N. Mohammed Al-Douri told The Associated Press. (More Iraqi reaction)

U.S. envoy: Iraq will disarm 'one way or another'
The vote by the Security Council on Friday was a culmination of U.S. efforts to win international backing for stripping Saddam Hussein of weapons of mass destruction.

The Bush administration reiterated its position that although it would consult with the Security Council, it is not required to get U.N. approval for U.S.-led military action if Iraq fails to comply.

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John Negroponte said Iraq will be disarmed "one way or another."

"If the Security Council fails to act decisively in the event of further Iraqi violations this resolution does not constrain any member state from acting to defend itself against the threat posed by Iraq or to enforce relevant United Nations resolutions and protect world peace and security," Negroponte said.

Immediately following the vote, U.S. President George W. Bush said Iraq would face "the severest consequences" if it fails to comply with the resolution. "If we're to avert war, all nations must continue to pressure Saddam Hussein to accept this resolution and to comply with his obligations." (Bush statement)

U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld also said the United States will continue to work with the Iraqi opposition to prepare for the possibility of a future without Saddam.

"We will also continue developing humanitarian relief and reconstruction plans for a post-Saddam Hussein Iraq," the defense secretary said.

Chief U.N. weapons inspector Hans Blix wasted no time Friday in announcing his intention to begin work in Iraq. "We are planning to go to Baghdad on Monday the 18th of this month, so it will be within seven to 10 days that we have planned," he told reporters.

Mideast 'doesn't need a new war'
As Iraq considered its response, Saeb Erakat, chief Palestinian negotiator, said Saturday that the recent U.N. Security Council resolution should not be a "prelude to war" in the Middle East.

"War should not be an option," Erakat told CNN from his offices in Jericho. "The international community should start to solve this matter through peaceful means. The Middle East region doesn't need a new war."

British Prime Minister Tony Blair, speaking from his London residence at 10 Downing Street, said that the world community had chosen "disarmament through the U.N., with force as a last resort." (More on international reactions)

Iraq is accused of possessing nuclear, biological and chemical weapons -- in violation of the cease-fire treaty it signed when Baghdad lost the 1991 Persian Gulf War.

Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz has repeatedly denied possessing such weapons.

View from Iraq
In Iraq, an article in al-Thawra ("Revolution"), the newspaper of the ruling Baath Party, said: "It is not in Iraq's interest to ignore or contravene Security Council resolutions, as others do."

Observers say the comments in al-Thawra indicate that despite its objections, the Iraqi government recognizes the resolution as its last opportunity to avert war and will likely accept it.

In the past, Iraq has said no new Security Council resolution was needed.

Nevertheless, there was widespread belief among Iraqi leaders and people on the street that war is inevitable -- that the U.S. goal is not to rid Iraq of weapons of mass destruction, but to topple its leader and seize its oil.

Murkofan
11-10-2002, 02:24 AM
Worlds urges Iraq to comply with U.N.

UNITED NATIONS (CNN) --Members of the international community have urged Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to take seriously a new U.N. resolution.

The landmark resolution, which was passed unanimously by council members on Friday after months of negotiation, requires Iraq's full compliance with U.N. weapons inspectors and warns of "serious consequences" if it fails to cooperate. (U.N. vote)

There was no immediate response from Baghdad, but Iraq's ambassador to the U.N. said it will be difficult for his country to comply with the resolution's demands. (Full story)

But British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Washington's staunchest ally against Iraq, was "delighted" by the outcome of the vote.

He said: "The position of the international community is now unified and certain.

"The goal is disarmament of all chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons.

"If Saddam complies, that is the U.N. mandate fulfilled. I may find this regime abhorrent; any normal person would. But the survival of it is in his hands."

He warned the Iraqi president: "Defy the U.N.'s will and we will disarm you by force. Be in no doubt whatever over that."

China, France and Russia issued a joint statement saying they were satisfied that the resolution excluded the automatic use of force if Iraq did not comply.

The statement said: "Therefore, this resolution fully respects the competences of the Security Council in the maintenance of international peace and security, in conformity with the charter of the United Nations."

Australia also welcomed the resolution, saying it provided stronger authority for U.N. inspections than earlier resolutions.

Prime Minister John Howard said in a statement: "The resolution also sets out in clear terms what Iraq must do to convince the international community that it no longer poses a threat to its neighbors and to global security.

"The passage of the resolution vindicates the strong but patient leadership shown by President Bush on this issue."

Germany said it was now up to Saddam to show he is serious about peace and re-admit U.N. weapons inspectors.

Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer said: "The resolution is a clear signal to Baghdad: Saddam Hussein must realise what serious consequences the non-observance of the resolution would entail."

The Palestinian Authority urged a peaceful resolution with Iraq, saying the recent U.N. Security Council resolution should not be a "prelude to war" in the Middle East.

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat told CNN on Saturday: "War should not be an option.

"The international community should start to solve this matter through peaceful means. The Middle East region doesn't need a new war. It needs a substantial peace process."

The European Union's chief foreign envoy Javier Solana said the resolution reflected international "unity" and determination to bring Baghdad into line.

He said: "The views of the European Union are fully reflected in this text, particularly the key objective of the EU, namely vigorously to address the disarmament of Iraq and to do so within the framework of the U.N. Security Council."

China, which holds the rotating presidency of the U.N. Security Council, also indicated the next move would be Saddam's.

Chinese Ambassador Zhang Yishan told reporters: "The Security Council is sending a very clear message to Iraq, a message of peace, a message of good will, and a message of hope.

"And now the ball is in the hands of the Iraqi government."

The final language of the resolution was the result of a deal between the U.S. and France.

The difference was two simple -- but apparently crucial -- words. (Resolution text)

Jean-David Levitte, France's U.N. ambassador said his delegation was "satisfied" with the final draft.

"Now comes the time for implementing this resolution," he said.

Russia also opposed earlier language that would have authorised the use of force against Iraq in the event of non-compliance -- language known as "automaticity."

Washington eventually agreed to consult with the U.N. Security Council before taking any action in Iraq. (President Bush reaction)

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Yuri Fedotov told the Interfax news agency: "As a result of long and tense work, we have been able to change the draft, and this is an indication that the international community is capable of bringing positions closer together and find common solutions to some of the most difficult problems."

He said the unanimous vote by all of the Security Council's member was important because it demonstrated the council's unity.

UNSCOM, the U.N. Special Commission, was replaced in 1999 by the U.N. Monitoring, Verification, and Inspection Commission, or UNMOVIC.

Sergey Lavrov, Russia's U.N. ambassador, told CNN what action the council would take, if inspectors reported problems with Baghdad.

"[U.N. chief weapons inspector] Hans Blix and [International Atomic Energy Agency head] Mohamed ElBaradei, in that case, would have to present their case in very specific terms," he said.

"We would have to know what sort of failure there is.

"And we do rely on Hans Blix and Mohamed ElBaradei as professionals, and as international civil servants, not to repeat the mistakes of UNSCOM in the past, when UNSCOM was reporting and interpreting the tiniest episodes as proof of lack of full cooperation."

Puss-in-Boots
11-10-2002, 02:25 AM
:wavey: Marly! :kiss:

Murkofan
11-10-2002, 02:27 AM
Report: War plan calls for up to a quarter million troops

WASHINGTON (AP) --A Pentagon plan for invading Iraq, should the new U.N. arms inspection effort fail, calls for a land, sea and air force of 200,000 to 250,000 troops, officials said Saturday.

President Bush, who has publicly acknowledged having received a war plan without mentioning details, approved it prior to the U.N. Security Council's vote Friday to force Iraq to disarm, The New York Times reported Saturday on its Web site.

The president has not, however, ordered the Pentagon to carry out the plan. He will wait to see whether Iraq accepts and abides by the terms of the U.N. resolution. If arms inspections go forward without interference, a decision to go to war could be put off for several months, officials have said.

War planning goes on, however, to ensure that the military is ready to act if commanded to do so by Bush.

Several White House officials reached Saturday declined to comment on the Times report that Bush has approved the plan, or on other details.

Pentagon planners had considered an approach that would have used 100,000 or fewer troops, but they settled on a much larger force favored by Gen. Tommy Franks, head of the Central Command that would run any war in Iraq, said defense officials who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Bush said Friday he prefers a peaceful approach to disarming Iraq but if that proves futile the military is prepared to "move swiftly with force" to ensure the regime of Saddam Hussein is stripped of its weapons of mass destruction and its ability to produce more.

The Times report said Pentagon officials are still working on some details of the war plan, but the basic approach is to begin with an air campaign, then quickly seize bases in northern, western and southern Iraq from which U.S. and allied forces could operate. A key early objective would be to cut off the Iraqi leadership in Baghdad in hopes of a rapid collapse of the government.

A major uncertainty, however, is whether Saddam would order the early use of the chemical and biological weapons that American intelligence believes he retains in defiance of previous U.N. disarmament demands.

As previously reported, a major strategic aim of a war in Iraq would be to avoid causing major damage to civilian infrastructure such as water and electricity supplies. The United States hopes that by focusing the war on Saddam's ruling elite it can avoid an anti-U.S. backlash.

The Times reported that Saddam is preparing thousands of civilian volunteers to fill "martyrs' brigades" and sacrifice their lives to bombs and advancing troops. Some of these volunteers would hope to slow the American-led offensive by acting as suicide bombers or fighting in neighborhood defense squads, but their true strategic goal would be to generate anti-American feelings in the region.

The Pentagon already is moving forces into position to ensure that it will be capable of launching swift strikes into Iraq, should Bush decide on war. The Navy has two aircraft carriers within striking range of Iraq and two more are scheduled to arrive in the area next month. The Air Force says it is preparing to deploy B-2 stealth bombers to the central Indian Ocean island of Diego Garcia, where they could operate from special hangars now under construction. Other Air Force warplanes are in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and elsewhere in the Gulf.

In addition to thousands of Air Force and Navy personnel active in the Gulf region, the Army and Marine Corps already have thousands of ground troops in the area and additional equipment and supplies are heading there.

Murkofan
11-10-2002, 02:31 AM
:wavey: Allan! :D :kiss:

Up to 500,000 in anti-war march


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FLORENCE, Italy --Almost half-a-million people have taken part in a march through Florence in what was promoted as the first Europe-wide anti-war rally.

Organisers estimated the crowd at 400,000, mostly members of leftist groups.

But a police source, while not giving an official figure, told CNN the organisers' estimate was "quite realistic" and that the number "could be close to 500,000."

The rally passed off peacefully with a carnival atmosphere on Saturday.

Many carried banners reading "Take your war and go to hell," and "No to war."

Stavos Valsamis, a 27-year-old Greek activist from Athens, told Reuters: "The atmosphere here is wonderful. Absolutely perfect. It shows that a new young left is emerging."

"It's totally clear that this is a war for oil, a war for imperialism," said Simon Hardy, 21, a member of the British Socialist group Revolution.

"Iraq can't win, the U.S. wants war."

A ring of steel has been placed around the Italian city, with shops closed and the Renaissance city centre sealed off, but police on duty were in their normal uniforms rather than riot gear.

The demonstration is part of the European Social Forum -- a gathering of anti-globalisation groups which is trying to decide how the movement should progress.

Some 20 trains and hundreds of special buses began arriving in the early hours, bringing demonstrators from across the continent.

Guy Taylor, an activist with Britain's Globalise Resistance, told Reuters: "This is the first Europe-wide anti-war demonstration and I think it's vital it has a real impact.

"There's such strong underlying opposition to the war that I think we can stop it."

The protest was being held a day after the U.N. passed a resolution paving the way for the return of weapons inspectors into Iraq. (Story)

Baghdad is required to comply with the inspectors or face "serious consequences."

"It's a scandalous resolution," said Sean Murray, 29, a member of a group called the Workers' Revolution.

"It proves once more that the United Nations is a puppet of America, Britain and France and is not an institution that's there to serve the interests of the world's people."

The march was billed as a major test for Italian police, after the death in Genoa last year of an anti-globalisation protester during violent clashes with police.

Fearing damage to artistic gems such as Michelangelo's David, more than 6,000 police were assigned to patrol Florence and surrounding areas during the forum.

The European Union's Schengen Treaty -- which normally allows for no border controls when travellers go from country to country in the 15-nation grouping -- was also been suspended ahead of the demonstration.

The anti-globalisation movement has made headlines for demonstrations, sometimes violent, at meetings of international bodies such as the World Trade Organization, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and G8.

The four-day European Social Forum is the first attempt to unite the array of anti-globalisation movements scattered across Europe.

The decision to allow the forum to be held in Florence -- after the violence seen in Genoa -- has resulted in weeks of debate in Italy.

Premier Silvio Berlusconi called the choice "risky," but the government eventually gave approval, while stepping up security.

Puss-in-Boots
11-10-2002, 02:35 AM
Half a million people! :eek:

Murkofan
11-10-2002, 02:36 AM
Poll: Americans expect more from GOP Congress

NEW YORK (CNN) --Most Americans think more will get done in Washington now that Republicans will control the White House and majorities in both houses of Congress -- but they are wary of some conservative items potentially on the GOP agenda, a new Newsweek poll shows.

And while President Bush and his popularity are being hailed for Tuesday's election victories by Republicans, poll respondents were closely split on the question of whether they would like to see him re-elected, with 48 percent saying "yes" and 42 percent saying "no."

However, when matched against three possible 2004 Democratic rivals -- Al Gore, Hillary Clinton and Dick Gephardt -- Bush would beat each by a wide margin, the poll found.

The poll of 1,000 adults, interviewed after the election on Thursday and Friday, has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.

Asked if they thought a lot more would get done in Washington when the GOP is fully in control, 51 percent said "yes" and 40 percent said "no." Thirty percent said GOP control was a good thing, 34 percent thought it was bad and 29 percent said it would make no difference.

However, 52 percent said they were either very or somewhat concerned that Republicans would move the country in too conservative of a direction, while 46 percent were not too, or not at all, concerned.

And 63 percent said they were either very or somewhat concerned that Republicans will push through tax cuts and military spending that will increase the federal deficit.

Asked whether the economy or the war on terrorism should be the bigger priority over the next two years, 41 percent said the economy, while 23 percent said terrorism and 35 percent said both should be an equal priority.

More than 70 percent of those polled think a lot, or some, progress will be made on strengthening the economy and reducing the terrorist threat in the next two years.

But while 80 percent said helping senior citizens pay for prescription drugs should be a top priority and 65 percent wanted to see reform of the federal income tax system, there was much less support for new restrictions on abortion, allowing younger workers to invest Social Security proceeds in the stock market, confirming Bush's conservative judicial nominees and opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil exploration.

Only 24 percent of those polled by Newsweek though new laws to restrict abortion should be a top priority, compared to 29 percent who thought that should be a low priority and 43 percent who don't want to see any changes.

While 30 percent said approving Bush's conservative court nominees should be a top priority, 38 percent said it should be a low priority and 22 percent said they should not be confirmed.

Only 24 percent thought that partial privatization of Social Security, as proposed by Bush, should be a top priority, compared to 42 percent who were outright opposed and 31 percent who thought it should be a low priority.

And nearly four out of 10 Americans polled opposed ANWR oil exploration, as opposed to just 26 percent who thought it should be a top priority and 30 percent who thought it should be a low priority.

Bush's approval rating stood at 60 percent in the poll. In hypothetical 2004 matchups, he would defeat his 2000 opponent, former Vice President Al Gore, 54 percent - 39 percent; Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-New York, 55 percent - 40 percent; and House Minority Leader Dick Gephardt, 56 percent - 37, percent.

Murkofan
11-10-2002, 02:40 AM
Minority voters show their clout

(AP) --America's two largest minority groups -- blacks and Hispanics -- each showed they can't be taken for granted on Election Day.

Hispanics demonstrated their vote is up for grabs, political analysts say, while the Rev. Jesse Jackson and NAACP President Kweisi Mfume argued Tuesday's gains for Republicans show Democrats have to include more blacks in leadership roles if the party is to reinvigorate itself.

Hispanics now rival blacks as the nation's largest minority group. Combined, the two make up about a quarter of the country's 281 million people, according to the 2000 census.

The major parties took notice of the new census figures, and made strong efforts to court Hispanic voters.

Gubernatorial, Senate and House candidates spent more than $9 million on Spanish-language television spots, setting a record for non-presidential election years, according to Adam Segal, editor of the Johns Hopkins Journal of American Politics and author of a report on Spanish-language broadcast advertising.

Such spending shows that, especially in states with large Latino populations, "The candidates believe that reaching out to Hispanics is critical to their elections," Segal said.

While exit polls in 2000 said Democrat Al Gore got 62 percent of their vote and George W. Bush got 35 percent, Hispanics showed they weren't bound to either party this year, analysts said.

Hispanics helped GOP governors Jeb Bush in Florida and George Pataki in New York win their re-election bids.

In Florida, 60 percent of Hispanics cast votes for the president's brother and in New York, 50 percent voted for Pataki, said Sharon Castillo, deputy communications director for the Republican National Committee.

At the same time, Hispanics were critical in helping Democrat Bill Richardson, whose mother was Mexican, capture the governorship in New Mexico. They also fueled Democrat Janet Napolitano's narrow gubernatorial victory in Arizona, analysts said.

Hispanics also overwhelmingly opposed a Colorado proposal to dismantle bilingual education, leading to the initiative's defeat, said Raul Yzaguirre, president of the National Council of La Raza, a nonpartisan Hispanic advocacy group.

Latinos are still "making their decisions about their political allegiances," said Rosalind Gold, senior director of policy, research and advocacy at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund. "They're very open and receptive to messages from both parties."

Despite Republicans' overall success Tuesday, David Bositis, a senior political analyst for the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, believes blacks voted mostly for Democrats.

That's what happened in 2000, when blacks supported Gore by a 9-1 margin over Bush. A recent Joint Center poll found that younger black adults are increasingly more politically independent and less likely to identify themselves as members of the Democratic Party.

Some political observers say the real issue Tuesday may have been low black voter turnout, which helped Republicans in key Southern states.

Democrats lost high-profile races in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and Missouri -- as well as New York -- because the party did not invest enough time or money in attracting black voters, said Jackson, who campaigned for Bill McBride's failed gubernatorial bid in Florida.

"The Democratic party did not properly address or cultivate the base that could have led it to victory. That was a huge tactical mistake. We lost critical races by the margin of uninformed, uninspired black voters," he said.

"In light of the sweep, it's time for the Democratic party to review its leadership," Jackson said, calling for more blacks, women and Hispanics in party leadership.

Mfume, a former Democratic congressman from Maryland, said "The Democrats have assumed for a long time what they were doing was enough, and Republicans have assumed for a long time there was no use in trying. Both parties are wrong."

Democratic National Committee communications director Maria Cardona said the elections were decided by elements other than whether the party leadership is diverse enough.

"You can point to so many factors that could have turned things around," she said. But, she added, "we should have more Latinos in leadership positions. We should have more African-Americans in leadership positions. We will continue to work towards that."

Puss-in-Boots
11-10-2002, 02:42 AM
Unfortunately, I have to scoot.... am expecting a phonecall and I need to get off the net :mad: :p

:wavey: Marls. :kiss: :kiss:

Murkofan
11-10-2002, 02:46 AM
(This is my last article :p)

Pelosi pragmatic, inclusive, supporters say

WASHINGTON (AP) --Rep. Nancy Pelosi will try to unify House Democrats with an inclusive style and a willingness to confront Republicans on the issues, her supporters say.

Pelosi, 62, a Democrat from San Francisco, is on the brink of becoming the first woman to serve as a leader of either party in the House or Senate.

She is expected to move up from Democratic whip, the No. 2 job, to minority leader of the GOP-led House, replacing Rep. Dick Gephardt, D-Missouri, when Democrats elect their new leaders this week.

Pelosi has one challenger: Rep. Harold Ford of Tennessee, who calls himself a "big, big underdog." Ford, 32, says Pelosi is too far from the center would lead the party to further defeat.

A close Pelosi ally, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-California, described her colleague this way: "She is, first and foremost, pragmatic. Ideologically, is she a liberal? Yes. But she will cast her vote and doesn't try to change someone's mind on those kinds of votes. She is someone who knows how to build, knows how to lead."

The liberal label, which Pelosi welcomes, has been used by her opponents and Republicans to suggest that she will be unable to win over moderate, independent voters.

Before he dropped out of the race for Democratic leader on Friday, Rep. Martin Frost, D-Texas, said Pelosi's effectiveness would be limited because her politics "are to the left."

Collegial colleague
There is no doubt where she stands. Pelosi represents a liberal congressional district, taking in most of San Francisco. Her votes against the resolution authorizing the use of force in Iraq and in support of such domestic initiatives as needle exchange programs for AIDS sufferers reflect her constituency.

Pelosi, who dealt with the same issue when she became Democrats' chief vote-counter in February, addressed the criticism. "I don't think they chose me as an outspoken San Francisco liberal," she said. "I think they chose me as a person who can lead the caucus to victory."

By all accounts, Pelosi has run a collegial whip operation, recruiting Democrats from across the spectrum to sway rank-and-file lawmakers and round up votes on behalf of the party.

That quality will be tested when she tries to unify historically fractious Democrats to confront Republicans on economic issues, where she has said the party will make its stand.

Pelosi was 47 before she won her first election, after raising five children with her businessman husband, Paul. But she has been involved in politics all her life. Her father was a New Deal congressman from Maryland and later the mayor of Baltimore. Her brother also served as Baltimore's mayor.

Pelosi has led a charmed political life. She was hand-picked to run for Congress by the dying Rep. Sala Burton, whose seat Pelosi won in a special election in 1987.

She has never lost an election.

Crossing lines
Pelosi offers congressional Democrats the most charismatic leader they have had in recent times, said Rep. Bob Matsui, D-California.

She has a special appeal to women, who responded effusively at campaign stops across the country to her description of being the first woman to sit in on meetings between the congressional leadership and the president.

But Pelosi's allies pointed to her ability to work across partisan lines, notably in her role as the senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee.

Pelosi has said that her experience on that committee and her service on the Appropriations Committee will prove useful as Democratic leader.

Her party will need to pick up about a dozen seats in the 2004 elections to gain control of the House, Pelosi's goal.

Murkofan
11-10-2002, 02:47 AM
:wavey: Allan :kiss:

Murkofan
11-10-2002, 02:52 AM
http://www.stopstart.freeserve.co.uk/smilie/lsabre.gif

:D

Murkofan
11-10-2002, 02:54 AM
Harold Ford Jr (D-Tenn.) is kind of creepy looking. :o

Scotso
11-10-2002, 03:06 AM
The Ring sucked :rolleyes:

Scotso
11-10-2002, 03:12 AM
DON'T BRING AROUND A CLOUD TO RAIN ON MY PAAARRRRAAADDDDEEEEEE! :D

pinkie
11-10-2002, 03:15 AM
Anybody still here?

Scotso
11-10-2002, 03:17 AM
I'm here my love :D

RT leads P2 4-1 :eek: :D

pinkie
11-10-2002, 03:20 AM
Originally posted by GoLleyt
I'm here my love :D

RT leads P2 4-1 :eek: :D

Hey handsome:kiss:
I just noticed the score (I decided to cheat today). Looks like Serena's working her way back into the match though :(

Scotso
11-10-2002, 03:20 AM
I wonder why it isn't on TV :o

Scotso
11-10-2002, 03:23 AM
I hate Serena :fiery:

Come on Dokbitch! :D

pinkie
11-10-2002, 03:24 AM
Originally posted by GoLleyt
I wonder why it isn't on TV :o

It's on at midnight.

Scotso
11-10-2002, 03:31 AM
oh that 'splains it...

but 'splain me why they always put them on delayed an hour :confused:

pinkie
11-10-2002, 03:35 AM
5-5. Wouldn't have thought Dokic still had it in her at the end of this season.

The reason for the tape delay. Hell if I know...:rolleyes: Not a fan of the espn coverage.

So the ring was crap?

Scotso
11-10-2002, 03:37 AM
Yes it was... mildly entertaining but still not worth the time or the money.

Scotso
11-10-2002, 03:43 AM
stop ignoring me :sad:

pinkie
11-10-2002, 03:46 AM
Sorry, I was follwoing the end of the serena-dokic set. good to see serena vulnerable.

:kiss: :kiss: :kiss: :kiss: is that better?

Scotso
11-10-2002, 03:50 AM
:kiss:

score? :p

Angele
11-10-2002, 03:55 AM
:wavey:

pinkie
11-10-2002, 03:55 AM
7-6 2-0

ooh, somebody on wtaworld just called the Williams sisters Penis Williams and her liitle brother. You gotta love the bitchfest that is wtaworld.:D

Scotso
11-10-2002, 03:56 AM
7-5 2-0 for who? Don't say Serena :fiery:

hey Angele :kiss: enjoying your porn?

brb I need to change to something more comfy

Angele
11-10-2002, 03:58 AM
Porn seems like it's gonna be boring tonight :p

pinkie
11-10-2002, 03:59 AM
Originally posted by GoLleyt
7-5 2-0 for who? Don't say Serena :fiery:

hey Angele :kiss: enjoying your porn?

brb I need to change to something more comfy
Yup, Serena's winning.

Angele
11-10-2002, 04:01 AM
It's like porn, the Tarzan edition :o

Scotso
11-10-2002, 04:01 AM
damn Serena :fiery:

pinkie
11-10-2002, 04:02 AM
Hey Angele! How was dancing?

The cat suit is back. A little lower than before: her boobs were almost spilling out. Mary Joe just said "Zip it up, Serena!":D

Angele
11-10-2002, 04:05 AM
Well I had a great time dancing but then I found out that the guy I like likes somebody else :( But meh, I'll get over it :p

Scotso
11-10-2002, 04:06 AM
god she looks like a cheap whore.

Angele
11-10-2002, 04:10 AM
Originally posted by GoLleyt
god she looks like a cheap whore.

She is :mad:

pinkie
11-10-2002, 04:12 AM
I'm sorry, Angele. But then again, he is a total punk if he doesn't like you over her. I say he has no taste:(

Angele
11-10-2002, 04:14 AM
Originally posted by pinkie
I'm sorry, Angele. But then again, he is a total punk if he doesn't like you over her. I say he has no taste:(

Thanks Tinne :kiss:

pinkie
11-10-2002, 04:17 AM
Originally posted by angele87


Thanks Tinne :kiss:

hey, any time.

I'm going to bed. I want to be rested for Kim's match tomorrow;)

Sweet dreams all:)

Angele
11-10-2002, 04:18 AM
Goodnight Tinne :wavey: :kiss:

Scotso
11-10-2002, 04:21 AM
gnight Tinne :kiss:

Scotso
11-10-2002, 04:28 AM
lmao I love this commercial...

"Mommy come look at my picture!"

"Just bring it here honey."

"I can't!"

then the mom gets this classic look :D lmao

Angele
11-10-2002, 04:33 AM
I've never seen that commercial :p

Ugh this porn is pathetic :o

Scotso
11-10-2002, 04:43 AM
make your own :D

Angele
11-10-2002, 04:47 AM
Originally posted by GoLleyt
make your own :D

Are you volunteering? ;) :kiss:

Scotso
11-10-2002, 04:55 AM
lol :o

:angel:

Angele
11-10-2002, 04:57 AM
Don't tell me I managed to embarass you Scott ;) :p :kiss:

Static
11-10-2002, 04:58 AM
Hello :wavey:
Scott can I join FMTT?... yeah erm after like a while I decided I want to join it lol :p

Angele
11-10-2002, 04:59 AM
Ana :wavey:

Static
11-10-2002, 05:00 AM
Ello Ange... how are you on this very starry night?

Angele
11-10-2002, 05:03 AM
I was depressed but now I'm ok :) How are you?

Static
11-10-2002, 05:04 AM
Awww why depressed?
me oh you know a bit sleepy but I don't feel like going to sleep really :)

Scotso
11-10-2002, 05:05 AM
of course you can Ana but there are no more tour events until the end of December :o

Angele
11-10-2002, 05:06 AM
Well tonight I found out the guy that I like, likes somebody else :( But meh, it's ok :p

Static
11-10-2002, 05:07 AM
Great that'll give me enough time to figure out how the hell I can play this game :D

Static
11-10-2002, 05:09 AM
Oh the hell with him, most men are useless anyway :p It's the tennis blokes that count :hearts:

Scotso
11-10-2002, 05:09 AM
brb again :p

Angele
11-10-2002, 05:10 AM
Originally posted by Static
Oh the hell with him, most men are useless anyway :p It's the tennis blokes that count :hearts:

I totally agree :D :hearts: :drool:

Static
11-10-2002, 05:13 AM
:) Ugh my tennis player sucks so badly :o Marco stop losing and win something for once in your life :o

Static
11-10-2002, 05:16 AM
Oh god I'm checking the results for this week :(
:sad:
Karol Beck (SVK) d. (5)Vladimir Voltchkov (BLR) 7-6(5) 6-3 :sad: :sad: I don't like their draw :o

lol this is hilarious look how one bumps out the other :p
First round:
(2)Karol Kucera (SVK) d. Christophe Rochus (BEL) 6-3 3-6 6-1
Second round:
George Bastl (SUI) d. (2)Karol Kucera (SVK) 7-6(6) 3-6 7-5
Quarters:
Andreas Vinciguerra (SWE) d. George Bastl (SUI) 6-2 6-4
Semis:
Karol Beck (SVK) d. Andreas Vinciguerra (SWE) 5-7 6-3 6-3

Angele
11-10-2002, 05:16 AM
The real Marco or your playasport player? :p

Angele
11-10-2002, 05:18 AM
nevermind Ana, I saw you just posted the real Marco's results :p

Static
11-10-2002, 05:20 AM
284 Chiudinelli, Marco

:fiery: His ranking dropped :o His Cedric win was what brought him to the 200's... and now ... if he doesn't stop taking every other week off, he might actually drop out again :o :(

Scotso
11-10-2002, 05:21 AM
GO KAROL! :D

Static
11-10-2002, 05:22 AM
LoL I ment my playasport... but... yeah... the real Marco too :p Except he won a double's title not so long a go so I can live with that :)

Angele
11-10-2002, 05:22 AM
I'm off to bed!

Goodnight :wavey: :kiss:

Static
11-10-2002, 05:23 AM
Kucera or Beck? Because Kucera is already out of it :p

Static
11-10-2002, 05:24 AM
Night Ange... I think I'll turn in too, nights scotty :wavey: :kiss:

Scotso
11-10-2002, 05:41 AM
pf bye guys :p

Beck duh :p

Scotso
11-10-2002, 05:41 AM
Karol better win tomorrow! :D

Scotso
11-10-2002, 06:30 AM
I've been waiting for the last 3 hours to talk to Eric on the phone and he seems to be shitting around with no intention of doing so :(

Scotso
11-10-2002, 06:31 AM
well i'm going to bed then :wavey:

Hania
11-10-2002, 09:06 AM
Anyone here? :wavey: YAY! RT lost, and got bageled hahahahahahaha all that we need now is for Kimmie to win! :D

Mazza
11-10-2002, 10:18 AM
Elllooo! :wavey:

Sooorrryyy Ana for deserting you last night but my Daddy came downstairs and told me off! :o :sad:

Angele
11-10-2002, 01:16 PM
:wavey: Am I here alone? :p

zanychick
11-10-2002, 01:19 PM
hey :wavey:

Angele
11-10-2002, 01:31 PM
Hi Clare :wavey:

OMG! My playasport player broke into the top 1000 :eek: :D

zanychick
11-10-2002, 01:33 PM
cool! go your playasport player

ikke
11-10-2002, 01:37 PM
Hy :wavey:
pfff I'm bored!! I wish Kim was already playing!!

Angele
11-10-2002, 01:37 PM
My player is now ranked 966 :eek: :D Hopefully she'll be able to start getting into some main draws here and there :)

Angele
11-10-2002, 01:38 PM
Julie :wavey:

Angele
11-10-2002, 01:42 PM
I gotta go, see you guys later!

:wavey: :kiss:

Angele
11-10-2002, 01:43 PM
I like that picture too :)

zanychick
11-10-2002, 01:44 PM
bye :wavey: aww, it is kinda cute

ikke
11-10-2002, 01:45 PM
This is a cute pic imo, which is rather strange coz Ezel is on it!!!

ikke
11-10-2002, 01:46 PM
Sorry, something went wrong when I tried to correct a spellingerror :rolleyes:
See you Angela :wavey:

Static
11-10-2002, 03:00 PM
Oh my god they are so cute together :hearts:

zanychick
11-10-2002, 03:01 PM
hey ana :wavey:

Static
11-10-2002, 03:20 PM
Ello Clare :wavey:

sanstamtam
11-10-2002, 03:58 PM
:wavey: everyone

only 4 hours before kim's match

pfff I can't wait:(

come on kimmie:bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

Static
11-10-2002, 04:13 PM
Ello :wavey:
Yes go kimmy :D

Scotso
11-10-2002, 04:19 PM
hi Ana :kiss:

Scotso
11-10-2002, 04:20 PM
Karol lost the final 7-6 in the third :sad:

Static
11-10-2002, 04:20 PM
Hi Scotty :kiss:
How are you on this very fine morning?

Static
11-10-2002, 04:25 PM
Awww poor Karol :( Pfff the man who beats Vova must win the bloody tourny :fiery: :p

Scotso
11-10-2002, 04:30 PM
I would be great if Karol had won, pf :sad:

Static
11-10-2002, 04:36 PM
Awww :( Well Marco didn't play this week so I don't know how the hell I should feel :o

Stefke
11-10-2002, 04:37 PM
Hi :wavey:

zanychick
11-10-2002, 04:41 PM
hey :wavey:

Scotso
11-10-2002, 04:52 PM
hey Stefke and Clare :kiss:

Scotso
11-10-2002, 04:54 PM
My internet isn't working very well :mad:

zanychick
11-10-2002, 04:56 PM
how is everyone?

Scotso
11-10-2002, 04:56 PM
it's pissing me off so i'm leaving :wavey:

Static
11-10-2002, 04:57 PM
Bye Scott :wavey:
I'm ok, I'm just typing up my useless lab :o

zanychick
11-10-2002, 05:08 PM
bye scott :wavey:

shakya
11-10-2002, 05:09 PM
when does kim plays belgain hour and do thay show it on tv????

Mazza
11-10-2002, 05:20 PM
Elllooo!! :wavey:

ikke
11-10-2002, 05:21 PM
10 o'clock, the show it on canvas at 10.10 and on La deux

ikke
11-10-2002, 05:21 PM
Hello Marie :wavey:

shakya
11-10-2002, 05:24 PM
Originally posted by ikke
10 o'clock, the show it on canvas at 10.10 and on La deux

bedankt

Mazza
11-10-2002, 05:27 PM
Kimmie!! :D :bounce: I can't wait for her match!! :D

Oh you all have to do the tennis love match! :p

http://www.handbag.com/fitness/games/#

Static
11-10-2002, 05:34 PM
Mazza lol go add on to the confrontations... crap I have to jets now... bah bye :wavey:

Mazza
11-10-2002, 05:35 PM
pffft! Juat leave Ana! :p lol, Cyas! :wavey:

and ok, i'll go add.... but I really have NO imagination whatsoever!

Static
11-10-2002, 05:40 PM
Ooh and I tried that Pat game, He said that he'd give up his Wimby dream for me :p ;)

ikke
11-10-2002, 05:41 PM
Originally posted by Static
Ooh and I tried that Pat game, He said that he'd give up his Wimby dream for me :p ;)

lol he said that to me too!!;)
and my dreamboy is moya:eek:

zanychick
11-10-2002, 05:47 PM
hey again, i keep getting cut off and its really starting to annoy me

Scotso
11-10-2002, 07:29 PM
Eric is starting his routine of being gone more than he's here :sad:

I understand that he has a lot to do but it's getting annoying, I want to see him more.

At least his mom said yes and it looks like I'll be going to Texas. Hopefully then I'll be the first thing on his mind.

Angele
11-10-2002, 07:31 PM
My love match was Fabrice Santoro :eek: :eek:

Scotso
11-10-2002, 07:33 PM
My love match is Juan Carlos Ferrero :hearts:

Angele
11-10-2002, 07:33 PM
When are you going Scott?

Scotso
11-10-2002, 07:37 PM
January 9th-14th.

Angele
11-10-2002, 07:42 PM
That's good Scott! I hope you have a good time ;)

Scotso
11-10-2002, 07:44 PM
Me too. I just wish he wasn't so gone. His family is the opposite of mine I guess. We're homebodies and he always is out doing things with his, and his friends. I can't fault him for that. It doesn't help that he has like 100 cousins. *sigh* I just want more time with him. Oh well.

I'm off to watch the tennis :wavey:

Angele
11-10-2002, 07:57 PM
:wavey: C-ya later!

Angele
11-10-2002, 08:07 PM
I'm watching Never Been Kissed, I love this movie :D

Mazza
11-10-2002, 08:09 PM
Elllooo!! :wavey: Or has everyone gone to watch the match?! :sad:

I WANNA WATCH MY KIMMEKE!!! :sad:

Angele
11-10-2002, 08:10 PM
Kim is leading 4-0 :D :D

Angele
11-10-2002, 08:12 PM
Make that 5-0 :D :D

Mazza
11-10-2002, 08:13 PM
Gooooooo Kiiiiiimmmmmiiiieeeee!! :bounce: :bounce: Keep it up!! :D

I :hearts: Never been Kissed!! Michael Vartan! :drool: :hearts: :D

Mazza
11-10-2002, 08:14 PM
BAGEL! BAGEL! BAGEL! BAGEL! BAGEL!

Angele
11-10-2002, 08:14 PM
Venus just retired ( leg injury) Kim wins!!

Mazza
11-10-2002, 08:16 PM
Kimmeke!! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: Shame that Venus had to retire as it would of been better to see Kim win the full match... but still KIMMIE'S INTO THE FINAL!! :D :D

Angele
11-10-2002, 08:21 PM
I'm really happy Kim is in the final :D :D

Good luck Kimmie :kiss:

Stefke
11-10-2002, 08:23 PM
Kimmyyyyyyyyyyyyyy :bounce: :D :p :bounce:

Peridotpixie
11-10-2002, 08:23 PM
Whoa! I managed to secure a tv and was just getting settled in for what I hoped would be a long match--and...well...but I don't blame Venus. She looked completely out of it, and Kim was playing soooooooo well.
Go Kim!!!!!!
Does she move up to number 4 now?

Mazza
11-10-2002, 08:25 PM
C'mon Kimmie!! :bounce: :kiss: :D Good luck in the final! :D

I hope she wins the title, and then Lleyton wins in Shanghi so it will be a double celebration!! :D :D :hearts: *cough*Engagement *cough* :o :p

Angele
11-10-2002, 08:26 PM
I think she moves up to number 4 :D I hope she stays there til the Australian Open because she deserves a top 4 seed there :bounce:

Angele
11-10-2002, 08:28 PM
Originally posted by Ms Bogdanovic


I hope she wins the title, and then Lleyton wins in Shanghi so it will be a double celebration!! :D :D :hearts: *cough*Engagement *cough* :o :p

LMAO :D

Mazza
11-10-2002, 08:34 PM
4th spot! :bounce: :D ahhh!! this is great! :D after a troubled year with a shoulder injury and a virus... Kimmie can end this year on a high! :D :D

and by ending on a higher high.... her and Lleyt can get engaged! :D :hearts:

Stefke
11-10-2002, 08:36 PM
Ooooooooooooh that would be great! :hearts: :hearts:

Angele
11-10-2002, 08:37 PM
Well I think she's moving up to 4 but don't quote me on it :p

Me thinks Lleyton should propose soon :D

Mazza
11-10-2002, 08:41 PM
It's not optional..... Lleyton WILL propose soon! :hearts: :D :p

Angele
11-10-2002, 08:45 PM
Originally posted by Ms Bogdanovic
It's not optional..... Lleyton WILL propose soon! :hearts: :D :p

:hearts: :hearts: :hearts: :hearts:

Angele
11-10-2002, 08:46 PM
Never Been Kissed is so cute :D :D

Stefke
11-10-2002, 08:46 PM
Originally posted by Ms Bogdanovic
It's not optional..... Lleyton WILL propose soon! :hearts: :D :p
I think so too!!! Kim said in the interviews that they 'll wait but Lley can always surprise her:p :hearts:

Angele
11-10-2002, 08:50 PM
Well I can understand waiting to get married but there's absolutely no excuse for them not to get engaged now :D :hearts:

Mazza
11-10-2002, 08:50 PM
hehe! I think we should all write to Lleyton! Help him to propose to Kim! :D :p

Never Been Kissed!! :D :hearts: The ending is just THE CUTEST!!! :D :hearts:

Stefke
11-10-2002, 08:51 PM
Originally posted by angele87
Never Been Kissed is so cute :D :D
:confused: ????????????

Mazza
11-10-2002, 08:55 PM
Never Been Kissed is this really really good film!! :D Very gooberish!!

Stefke
11-10-2002, 08:56 PM
I have to tell my boyfriend that!!!:D :hearts:

Stefke
11-10-2002, 08:58 PM
I'm off to bed!
Bye :wavey:

Angele
11-10-2002, 08:58 PM
I'm off, see y'all later!

:wavey:

Mazza
11-10-2002, 09:00 PM
Cyas Stef and Angele! :wavey:

ikke
11-10-2002, 09:01 PM
Hy all :wavey:
pfff I'm happy that kim is in the final, but it is rather sad for pred 1! It was very short, but kim played really good :D
I hope Cappy wins now!!!

Mazza
11-10-2002, 09:07 PM
Elloooo Julie! :wavey:

Yeah, shame Pred1 had to retire, but hey! Kimmie's into the final! :D

I's like Cappy to win... but I think Pred2 will... but I hope whoever wins that semi final, Kim will beat in the final! :D :D

ikke
11-10-2002, 09:08 PM
pfff the final is at 3.30 Belgium time in the morning! Seems like I will be very sleepy Tuesday :p ! I think I will go already at 9 o'clock to bed tomorrow!!! Everything for kim!!! :D

ikke
11-10-2002, 09:10 PM
Well Cappy leads with 4-2, so maybe....

Mazza
11-10-2002, 09:11 PM
It will be worth being sleepy on Tuesday morning!! :D :p I've got Tuesday and Wednesday off school so i'll be able to recover! :D :p

Scotso
11-10-2002, 09:13 PM
:bounce: Kim :bounce:

Come on Jenn, kick her ass!

Scotso
11-10-2002, 09:14 PM
Jenn is playing so well! 5-2 30-0 and only two errors!

Scotso
11-10-2002, 09:15 PM
6-2 Capriati :bounce:

Spank her! :D

Mazza
11-10-2002, 09:16 PM
Go Cappy! :bounce: :bounce:

ikke
11-10-2002, 09:16 PM
I will recover in class :D, during the Australian open I always woke up early to see the matches they showed, but at the end off the week I was really tired, but I don't care!
6-2 cappy, are we going to have a fila-final?

ikke
11-10-2002, 09:16 PM
Hello Scott
:wavey:

Peridotpixie
11-10-2002, 09:19 PM
whoa! Jen!!

ikke
11-10-2002, 09:19 PM
Originally posted by GoLleyt
Jenn is playing so well! 5-2 30-0 and only two errors!

I hope she wins this match, but then she must play bad in the final;)
If she plays good, kim must play better then her:D

Mazza
11-10-2002, 09:20 PM
Ellllooo Scotty! :wavey:

WOW! :eek: Go Cappy!! :bounce: :bounce:

They didn't show any of the matches live through the night.... unless they were Henman's :rolleyes: and also the finals! :)

ikke
11-10-2002, 09:22 PM
Originally posted by Ms Bogdanovic

They didn't show any of the matches live through the night.... unless they were Henman's :rolleyes: and also the finals! :)

By us they showed most off the matches who where before kim or Ezel their match so....

Mazza
11-10-2002, 09:25 PM
Originally posted by ikke


By us they showed most off the matches who where before kim or Ezel their match so....
Oh I need to move to Belgium!! They only showed Kim once, I think! and I was at school for that match! :o :sad: :fiery:

Elllooo Jilli! :wavey:

ikke
11-10-2002, 09:25 PM
I've got to go
see you
:wavey:

Scotso
11-10-2002, 09:25 PM
Hey Jules and Marie :D

don't worry Kim will win :D

Scotso
11-10-2002, 09:26 PM
bye Jules :kiss:

hey Jilli :)

Mazza
11-10-2002, 09:26 PM
Neways, I need to finish off my German coursework... on Tommy Haas! :o :D :p and then to beddy byes!

Cyas! :wavey:

Kiiimmmiiieee!! :bounce: :bounce:

Scotso
11-10-2002, 09:27 PM
OMG YOU BITCHES STOP DESERTING ME :fiery: :sad:

6-2 0-3 :rolleyes:

Scotso
11-10-2002, 10:14 PM
fine i'm leaving :mad:

go jennifer fight!

Scotso
11-10-2002, 10:15 PM
6-2 4-6 1-1 AD-40* :D

go jenn!

byebye :wavey:

Eric :sad:

Scotso
11-11-2002, 03:35 AM
damn she lost. and :eek: @ no posts. still ignoring me :sad:

Scotso
11-11-2002, 03:37 AM
Anjelica de la Courtiere/Eva Sorrenta lost in the finals of the FWTT Championships. :sad:

It's very disappointing for us. :(

Angele
11-11-2002, 03:44 AM
:wavey:

Scotso
11-11-2002, 04:12 AM
:kiss: Angele :)

Scotso
11-11-2002, 04:21 AM
I get Lleyton's match against Costa live Tuesday morning :bounce:

Scotso
11-11-2002, 04:28 AM
Will Kim be #4 now?

Angele
11-11-2002, 04:30 AM
Yup, Kimmie is number 4 :D :D In your face Ezel :mad: :p

Angele
11-11-2002, 04:31 AM
I'm off to bed, goodnight :wavey: :kiss:

Scotso
11-11-2002, 04:40 AM
goodnight dear :kiss:

Scotso
11-11-2002, 04:41 AM
Originally posted by angele87
Yup, Kimmie is number 4 :D :D In your face Ezel :mad: :p

:bounce:

Scotso
11-11-2002, 04:51 AM
well it's storming badly here so i'm off to bed :wavey: :kiss:

Puss-in-Boots
11-11-2002, 08:37 AM
Originally posted by GoLleyt
Anjelica de la Courtiere/Eva Sorrenta lost in the finals of the FWTT Championships. :sad:

It's very disappointing for us. :(


:sad: I'm sorry to hear that, Scott. :sad:

fcap
11-11-2002, 10:30 AM
:wavey: Is any one here??

fcap
11-11-2002, 10:46 AM
OMG!! :sad: :sad: KImmy match will be at 11:30 when im at school !! :sad::sad:

But my mummmmmmmmy said shell come on and check scores for me and message me at school!! :):) So if there a random on my name itll only be my mum!! :p:p

Angele
11-11-2002, 12:19 PM
:wavey: Anybody here?

Puss-in-Boots
11-11-2002, 01:24 PM
:D Allana Peedyova has joined FWTT juniors! :bounce: :p

Scotso
11-11-2002, 01:35 PM
I cried when we lost Allan :o I'm over it now pretty much but it was very disappointing. No one can dispute that we were the best team, but I wish we had ended the year in style. No matter... we will take 2003 by storm! :D Win all the majors! :D I just hope that I do that in singles, too. ;)

Scotso
11-11-2002, 01:37 PM
Originally posted by Peedy
:D Allana Peedyova has joined FWTT juniors! :bounce: :p

Woohoo... maybe your junior can play doubles with mine in a few events ;)

Where is she from?

Puss-in-Boots
11-11-2002, 01:41 PM
:wavey: Scott *hug*

I'm glad you feel better now, I felt bad when I saw that result cos they way you two have played all year you definitely deserved the big title, and to come so close. Yes, best of luck to the both of you next year, dominate 2003! :D

I'm still at the stage where I'm relieved to find out I haven't gone out in 1R :p But I've had a lot of fun browsing the FWTT forums, so I finally signed up! :D Also, this means Vandecaetsbeek can play mixed doubles :p , if Peedyova ever gets ranked high enough to get into events that offer them. :p

Puss-in-Boots
11-11-2002, 01:42 PM
I put Canada, cos it's the same as my player here, and I couldn't think of anything else.... I kinda have no idea what to do really over there :p.... FWTT seems so much more larger and complex....

Puss-in-Boots
11-11-2002, 01:43 PM
and... it would be great to play doubles with your junior player! :D :D Should I defect from Canada to make it easier? :p

Scotso
11-11-2002, 01:54 PM
lol, I didn't say in all events, I have a regular doubles partner :p even though his pro bitch beat me in the FWTT Champs 7-6 6-7 7-6 :sad:

You don't have to move countries to play doubles :p Zerene is Mexican.

Scotso
11-11-2002, 01:54 PM
I posted your singles result in FMTT :p

Puss-in-Boots
11-11-2002, 01:57 PM
Thanks :kiss:...but I saw it less than a minute after you posted it... I was referring to that when I said I am still at the stage where I am relieved to have not gone out in 1R :p

Scotso
11-11-2002, 01:58 PM
awwww Eric can be sooooooo sweet :hearts:

Scotso
11-11-2002, 01:59 PM
I think you'll be happy this week :p

Puss-in-Boots
11-11-2002, 02:03 PM
Originally posted by GoLleyt
lol, I didn't say in all events, I have a regular doubles partner :p even though his pro bitch beat me in the FWTT Champs 7-6 6-7 7-6 :sad:

You don't have to move countries to play doubles :p Zerene is Mexican.

You have a regular partner? Curses, foiled again! :p (j/k)

Some events would still be real fun! :D :bounce:

I was typing something else when my browser crashed.... now I can't remember for the life of me what I was going to say next.

Was this 3 tiebreak loss in singles? Who was your opponent (I can't recall)? Applegate?

Scotso
11-11-2002, 02:04 PM
Yes, Applegate. :sad:

Her junior player, who is my player's partner, is Catherine Pierce.

Puss-in-Boots
11-11-2002, 02:05 PM
Originally posted by GoLleyt
I think you'll be happy this week :p

:D :bounce: :D :bounce: :D :bounce: :D :bounce:

Yay! :p


BTW, glad to hear things are great between you and Eric today. :)

Scotso
11-11-2002, 02:08 PM
hehe, he sent me a really sweet email this morning before he went to school :D

Scotso
11-11-2002, 02:11 PM
anyway, I have TONS of homework that I've been neglecting all weekend and I absolutely have to go work on it :(

see ya later :kiss:

Pray for Anjelica's Domination in 2003 :angel: hehe

Puss-in-Boots
11-11-2002, 02:12 PM
That is really nice of him :) I hope you two have fun when you finally get to meet.

What's the point system like for FWTT juniors? 104 for best surface, 103 for second, 102 for third and 101 for last? Or am I off by a bit?

Scotso
11-11-2002, 02:13 PM
103, 102, 101, 100

I'm off :p :wavey: