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    1. To clarify, I know the main programming paradigms...

      To clarify, I know the main programming paradigms already (from Pascal, Lisp, Perl, Python, C, C++, bash, ...) and use pattern matching to put the new language/pattern in the correct bucket. I agree...
    2. So first I would say that adults do not learn...

      So first I would say that adults do not learn better than kids, they learn differently. Also in my experience it does get more difficult to learn new movements with increasing age. I approached this...
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      I found it a lot of fun to play short pips...

      I found it a lot of fun to play short pips backhand after I switched from a more spinny rubber (Rakza PO) to a less spinny rubber (Nittaku Moristo SP). I also spent about 6 months learning to twiddle...
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      You will need to decide on the strategy before...

      You will need to decide on the strategy before you buy the short pips. Do you want some spin capability (e.g. like Rakza PO or TSP SpinPips) or do you want to have a big difference between the two...
    5. I restarted at age 59 after not having played for...

      I restarted at age 59 after not having played for 38 years. Key point is to thoroughly warm up and stretch before the practice, and to be really careful if you are overweight since the load on the...
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      This is a good intro:...

      This is a good intro: https://youtu.be/QkAtYs6gwig. (from Vicky Jiao).

      I am also playing with short pips backhand and I twiddle sometimes but the difficulty is that then you need two sets of...
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      So what has helped me was to read the reviews at...

      So what has helped me was to read the reviews at tabletennis11.com and the comparison at paddlepalace.com. They also have a blog at https://blog.tabletennis11.com/the-top-10-rubbers-of-2019 for the...
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      I would watch all of this:...

      I would watch all of this:
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQ8jiI0mVOM&list=PLbi5LUlkUf6VROXOtxdfq1Hl4I3E2sjju

      and especially forehand and backhand push will allow you to return balls with...
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      Yinhe Pro Feeling: 21727 For comparison, Yinhe...

      Yinhe Pro Feeling:
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      For comparison, Yinhe T11+, Limba surface
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    10. Thread: Neck pain

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      When I have neck pain, first step is to go to...

      When I have neck pain, first step is to go to https://www.youtube.com/user/toneandtighten on YouTube, and watch the exercises/lectures about the neck (he is a great physical therapist). Then do the...
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      Actually my name is Erwin. The "J" is my middle...

      Actually my name is Erwin. The "J" is my middle name from my grandfather. I chose ejprinz because I want to minimize keystrokes...
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      Good Control Blades

      I started with an ALL blade (Butterfly Timo Boll Control) and upgraded to a Yasaka Ma Lin Soft Carbon. I got elbow problems so I got the Yasaka Battle Balsa (OFF blade, 73g) which has a harder...
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      I liked this explanation about the key elements...

      I liked this explanation about the key elements of table tennis including footwork: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wI0qyWMnh4c.
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      You are probably correct but being on top of the...

      You are probably correct but being on top of the theory makes it more interesting for me and I think going to the bottom is part of my personality (it does has its advantages, I've been wearing a...
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      I am 60 and made it from not having played since...

      I am 60 and made it from not having played since 1981 and restarted in March 2019 to USATT 1300 after the US Open, but I practiced 2-4 hours/day 6 days/week for maybe 6 months (kids are out of the...
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      Howdy Y'All, actually I didn't find any YouTube...

      Howdy Y'All, actually I didn't find any YouTube videos of 1700 rated folks, so here is me at roughly 950, after the 2019 US Open I flirted with 1300 now I am back at ~1200....
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      In Austin, TX, about 1300. I am ranked about 1200...

      In Austin, TX, about 1300. I am ranked about 1200 and think we'd be even. I have played against some 1500 ranked players here and they tend to have tighter serves and play into the corners. Players...
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      We started in Texas on June 1st. Large building,...

      We started in Texas on June 1st. Large building, hand sanitizer, face masks (with filter), clean the tables, etc... Also it helps that I put varnish on my entire blade, I can wash it with detergent...
    19. @piligrim: A modern defender cannot just defend....

      @piligrim: A modern defender cannot just defend. See Ruwen Filus:
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zU-Bo3vZwbg
      or from Stiga:
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DgEpdLecVp8 (don't know the name, she...
    20. I think it's too early to decide what style to...

      I think it's too early to decide what style to play. First take an allround racket with smooth rubbers (Mark V is OK), and learn all the basic strokes. Best to start with multi-ball and do exercises...
    21. From what you are saying you want to play like...

      From what you are saying you want to play like Dang Qiu who is one of the best young German players. Apparently his dad wanted him to play shakehand but he ended up playing penhold. I really like...
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      Also for the Cherepnin Youtube switch on the...

      Also for the Cherepnin Youtube switch on the closed captions (CC) - he has English subtitles.
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      Hallo Jürgen, I have played with various...

      Hallo Jürgen,

      I have played with various blades with a short pips rubber (Rakza PO 2mm) and a spinny rubber (Rakza 7 or 7 soft). I have gone through a few blades and my style is to copy Mima Ito...
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      I bought the Palio Expert 3.0 Table Tennis Racket...

      I bought the Palio Expert 3.0 Table Tennis Racket & Case - ITTF Approved, Beginner Ping Pong Batfrom Amazon.com for my wife at the recommendation of one of the web sites. I myself have 10 other...
    25. @zyu81: I don't know how Youtube handles private...

      @zyu81: I don't know how Youtube handles private uploads, I assume they are handled the same as public. Also, instead of including someone's content you can always send a link to the original...
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