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  1. People used to call Waldner the Mozart of table...

    People used to call Waldner the Mozart of table tennis. There was something about Waldner at his peak that was truly special. He was a once in a generation master of the game. For Truls to earn...
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  2. One of the most entertaining matches I've seen in...

    One of the most entertaining matches I've seen in ages!
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  3. Well done Timo! I really hope he can make it all...

    Well done Timo!
    I really hope he can make it all the way this time, but I don't know how he'll be able to given his obvious injury.
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  4. Agreed. It looks like he's having some difficulty...

    Agreed. It looks like he's having some difficulty moving.
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  5. Thanks for making the effort to do this...

    Thanks for making the effort to do this RicardoGatsopare - all of us non-Swedish speakers appreciate it!
  6. That's right; sadly for Wang Yang he was...

    That's right; sadly for Wang Yang he was identified as a close contact of someone who tested positive and so has to self-isolate. You can see the news here:...
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  7. All true. Yet the fact that other young players...

    All true. Yet the fact that other young players (most of whom are a bit older than Harimoto) have been able to improve illustrates the point: namely that the thing that's "stalling" Harimoto's...
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  8. Agreed 100%. I just don't agree with the...

    Agreed 100%.
    I just don't agree with the suggestion that, because he's already 18, he won't be able to alter his technique and/or game strategy to improve further. He may or may not get much better...
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  9. Really? I'm not sure why that would be the case....

    Really? I'm not sure why that would be the case. Many of the absolute top players are still at the very pinnacle of the sport in their 30s. Timo Boll is 40 and he's managed to keep developing his...
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  10. A bit harsh maybe? After all, he's still only 18.

    A bit harsh maybe? After all, he's still only 18.
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  11. Vodak (https://www.vodak-dreva.cz/) has a set of...

    Vodak (https://www.vodak-dreva.cz/) has a set of standard models, but also does custom production.
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  12. The Tibhar Lebesson is worth a mention. It's a...

    The Tibhar Lebesson is worth a mention. It's a little different to most 5-ply allwoods as it has mahogany medial plies which give it (I think) a nice feel. It also has a slightly smaller than average...
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  13. Liam Pitchford

    Liam Pitchford
  14. Even like that his footwork is better than mine.

    Even like that his footwork is better than mine.
  15. Good call on switching to a 5-ply allwood! Of...

    Good call on switching to a 5-ply allwood!

    Of the three options you've listed the Yasaka Sweden Extra is probably the best shout for (as you describe yourself) a developing player with a weak...
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  16. For me it's a shoulder injury. That's the main...

    For me it's a shoulder injury.
    That's the main reason why I'm unsure about a transition to Chinese-style rubbers. I'm having a go and quite enjoying the DNA Dragon Grip, but I'm not sure about the...
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  17. Congratulations Dan!!!

    Congratulations Dan!!!
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  18. Are you able to comment on the Platinum M in...

    Are you able to comment on the Platinum M in comparison to any other 47.5-degree rubbers?
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  19. Will Lin Yun-Ju be competing? If so he might be...

    Will Lin Yun-Ju be competing? If so he might be FZD's strongest challenger.
  20. Hasn't ML has some injury concerns in recent...

    Hasn't ML has some injury concerns in recent years? If so, and especially given his physically intense style of play, I could understand the CNT bosses wanting to preserve him for 2023 while at the...
  21. Blades (1) Vodak [Top quality, best 'feel' in...

    Blades

    (1) Vodak [Top quality, best 'feel' in my opinion, and (by a mile) best value for money]
    (2) Xiom
    (3) Gewo

    Rubbers

    [Note: I have very little experience with Chinese-style rubbers so...
  22. Hi ADurao, I'm glad to hear that you've found...

    Hi ADurao,
    I'm glad to hear that you've found Butterfly rubbers such a good fit for your game. 👍
    That said, I don't think I can agree with your assessment of the competition - or 'lack thereof' as...
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  23. I agree with Andy's recommendation for something...

    I agree with Andy's recommendation for something along the lines of Rakza 7.

    What others have said about different coaching strategies and so on is perfectly valid but, in the absence of any...
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  24. Vodak blades come pre-sealed. That said, whatever...

    Vodak blades come pre-sealed. That said, whatever sealant they use is so thin that you probably wouldn't know it's there. I know some folks prefer their blades unsealed (either so they can seal them...
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  25. It sounds like you're an allround player and, if...

    It sounds like you're an allround player and, if that's the case, then Rakza 7 is a good option (and considerably cheaper than the Butterfly options you mentioned).
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