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Old 09-13-2007, 02:03 AM   #4711
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Oh my God. What the fudge has he been smoking?

Wait, Leanne, say something supportive.....Um... Bring me back some sandals
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Marat

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Old 09-13-2007, 04:20 AM   #4713
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Please somebody can tell me WHAT'S HAPPENED TO MARAT?
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Old 09-13-2007, 08:17 AM   #4714
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Fuck....

Marat, what the hell is up with you?! Climbing a freakin mountain in Nepal?! huh?! He seems lost. I guess he really needed it. But the timing is just bad...for now but hopefully, in the end, it works out to be a positive experience and it was indeed the right decision.

Just when I thought I've reached the height of frustration and disappointment....sigh...
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Old 09-13-2007, 08:44 AM   #4715
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Someone has gone loopy.


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Old 09-13-2007, 08:59 AM   #4716
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Marat marat maraaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat what are you doing?! The Yeti will still be waiting for you after the season
it's sure it would be better to go there in winter

there's still nothing on the OS
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Old 09-13-2007, 09:04 AM   #4717
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It's funny how at the end of the video, after so many girls have taken photos with Marat, you hear a woman's voice asking "What's his name?" in Spanish and someone telling her "Marat Safin."
he looks good. but from what he's wearing there's no doubt it's marat...
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Old 09-13-2007, 09:14 AM   #4718
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I don't know if you guys are aware of it but there is a climbing season, just like there is a tennis season - the best time to go hiking in Nepal and Tibet is mid-September to late October since the weather is the most predictable in this period (not that that means very much...). So unless you want him to get stuck on a frigging mountain, give him credit for sensible planning at least.

I think the whole climbing business is really cool - completely, utterly, totally unprofessional tennis-wise but really cool nevertheless. I hope he has a blast, extends his personal limits, finds some inner Zen and showers before he steps back into civilization
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I don't know if you guys are aware of it but there is a climbing season, just like there is a tennis season - the best time to go hiking in Nepal and Tibet is mid-September to late October since the weather is the most predictable in this period (not that that means very much...). So unless you want him to get stuck on a frigging mountain, give him credit for sensible planning at least.

I think the whole climbing business is really cool - completely, utterly, totally unprofessional tennis-wise but really cool nevertheless. I hope he has a blast, extends his personal limits, finds some inner Zen and showers before he steps back into civilization
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maybe marat will stay in the basecamp while the rest is climbing. he will milk the yacks and stuff...
gee, I've never wanted to be a Himalayan yak so much before until this moment!!
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he could have tried our bukit timah hill or something. it'd give him a great sense of accomplishment to climb the hill in 15 minutes or so


seriously tho, davai big boy climb that frickin' mountain, grow a massive ZZ Top beard, wear orange forever and a day ... if it gets you where you wanna be in life, DO IT!!
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I'm trying to be shocked or to be mad that he puts off his season...but all I can think is "GO BOY".... I mean for him the season is over....not much he could've do now...so why not trying to change smth or find smth... And is really cool to be a milionare tennis player you can take vacation whenever you want so why not doing it.....
So...all I can say is that I hope he comes back safely. and with pics from Himalaya...
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Old 09-13-2007, 12:11 PM   #4722
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wouldn't two weeks hiking in Canada have been enough? Does he have to start on Cho Oyu?
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wouldn't two weeks hiking in Canada have been enough? Does he have to start on Cho Oyu?
It's much different in terms of cultural/historical significance. I don't know if Marat cares about that. But to me, the Himalayas are not just mountains, but it is a place of mythic proportion. I'm not saying that mountains in Canada are not nice or adventurous enough. But I guess the Himalayas are considered almost a sacred place, and going up there is equivalent to a pilgrimage. It's like going to on an expedition in a desert in Arizona and in the Sahara... not the same thing. Although both are deserts.

Of course Marat might just see it as the most challenging adventure. But I doubt that someone like him, with his extensive reading, wouldn't have on his mind at all the cultural significance of the Himalayas. That boy is probably a closeted romantic after all.
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nothing about this on the official website, yet

but if it's true, let's just hope the safinettes going to the kremlin cup will forgive him


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And the mango outfit was just a smooth transition to orange monk-clothes?


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maybe marat will stay in the basecamp while the rest is climbing. he will milk the yacks and stuff...

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Btw they could have hid him better - like "Mbrad Spitt" or something, it might distract the attention.


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Or he could be mistaken for a Yeti after a month there with all the hair and beard
I'm surprised Gab didn't point out yet again that he CANNOT GROW A BEARD

My today's google alert:

Marat Safin and Nikolay Davidenko wil be present at the Davis cup tie....


I cannot believe Marat is actually going to risk his limbs and live by going climbing this mountain. I mean you'd have to be totaly naieve to think you could survive a thing like that,being so unexperienced, he would endanger the whole expedition.
I bet this is "much ado about nothing"
Maybe he'll join the expedition for a bit but if he really will go all the way, I very much doubt it. He is not suicidel, is he?
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I cannot believe Marat is actually going to risk his limbs and live by going climbing this mountain. I mean you'd have to be totaly naieve to think you could survive a thing like that,being so unexperienced, he would endanger the whole expedition.
I bet this is "much ado about nothing"
Maybe he'll join the expedition for a bit but if he really will go all the way, I very much doubt it. He is not suicidel, is he?
I think there no doubt anymore that he's going there all the way.
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