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Introductions / New Friends / SSA
« on: July 24, 2014, 04:52:06 AM »
M BACK .... :superhappy: :superhappy: :superhappy: :superhappy: :superhappy: :superhappy: :banana: :excited: :dumlak: :won:

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News Khabran / Pope resignation leaves Catholic world in shock
« on: February 12, 2013, 04:46:54 AM »
Pope Benedict left the Catholic world in shock after becoming the first pontiff since the Middle Ages to resign his office, saying that failing strength had left him unable to lead the church through a period of relentless change and turmoil. The 85-year-old pontiff announced his abdication as leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics in a speech delivered in Latin, the universal language of the church, to cardinals meeting in the Vatican's Apostolic Palace.
"I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due to an advanced age, are no longer suited to the adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry," he said, referring to the tradition that dates the papacy back to Saint Peter, 2,000 years ago.
He will continue in office until 1900 GMT on February 28 before stepping down to allow the election of a new pope, which Vatican officials said was expected to come by the start of the Holy Week on March 24.
He is expected to spend some time at the pope's summer residence near Rome before retiring to spend his final years in a cloistered convent in the Vatican, and will play no part in selecting his successor.
Famously known as "God's Rottweiler" before his election in 2005, Benedict fought against the spread of materialist values in society and strongly opposed any relaxation of the church's traditional strictures against contraception, homosexual acts or women priests.
His eight years in office were overshadowed by scandals ranging from the sexual abuse of children by priests to the arrest of his own butler for stealing confidential papal documents in the so-called "Vatileaks" affair.
The pope said he had left "with full freedom" and Church officials were at pains to stress that the running of the Church would not be affected by his unexpected departure, which surprised even close aides.
While his surprise decision was greeted with respectful tributes from world leaders including U.S President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, some others underlined the problems which blighted much of Benedict's time in office

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Shayari / ਰਜ਼ਾ
« on: January 10, 2013, 11:32:15 PM »
ਤੇਰੀ ਰਜ਼ਾ ਨਾਲ ਰਾਤ ਦਿਨ ਚਲਦੇ ਨੇ ਮਾਲਕਾ,
ਚੁੱਲੇ ਚਿਰਾਗ ਤੇ ਸਿਵੇ ਬਲਦੇ ਨੇ ਮਾਲਕਾ,,
ਮੈ ਗਲਤ ਸੀ , ਗਲਤ ਹਾ ,ਕੁਝ ਠੀਕ ਬਖ਼ਸ਼ ਦੇ,
ਆਪਣੀ ਰਜ਼ਾ ਵਿਚ ਰਿਹਣ ਦੀ ਤੌਫੀਕ ਬਕਸ਼ ਦੇ

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Shayari / fitrat
« on: January 06, 2013, 11:39:33 PM »
kuj sajjan badle lagde ne ,,,
 
kuj hallat badle lagde ne ...
 
kuj jajbaat badle lagde ne ...
 
kuj itfaq badle lagde ne ...
 
badalna fitrat es duniya naaswaan di
 
 
 
 
 

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Discussions / is realli men are too bad ???????????????/
« on: January 03, 2013, 06:55:45 AM »
ssa mitro .... :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug:
 
 
ajkal sare paase bade jor shora naal eh charcha ho rahi hai mard bde maade ne ,,,, oh kudiyan nu abuse krde ne ,rape krde ne ,,, jo kuj vi pichle mahine hoya oh bht hi mada kam hoya te es ghanune kam di saza maut nalo vi wadh honi chaidi hai ,,, par kuj bandiya di galti krke saari kaum nu galt theruana kihna k jayez a ,,,, baki jis bande n nasha hi kita howe ,,,ohta jaanwara nalo vi behda hunda ,,us nu insaan ch ta gin vi nhi sakde ,,, so main eteh tuhade sab de vichaar hi jaan na chauna hai.......................... :thinking: :thinking:
 
 
 

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Complaints / JEET PJ (MOD ) SPAMMER
« on: December 22, 2012, 12:38:43 AM »
PJ ADMIN
 :14:
NIMRATA SEHAT BENTI HAI KI :Bye:   ej jeet jo pj da mod bnaya  :104: ,, eh sab to wadh spam krda :13: ,,khass krke jo main topic bnauna us wch :huhh: ,, gernade singh ji aapji de age benti :rabb: a ki apne es staff member diyan harkata utte kadi nazar rakho :wow: ,,te es nu saqt to saqt saja da parbandh karo :thaa: ,,,taaki age to eh kise topic ch spam karn da dursaahas naah kar sake ,,,  :thaa:

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Gup Shup / beautiful heart or beautiful face
« on: December 21, 2012, 11:59:59 PM »
hey guys ,,,  :hug: :hug:
 
 
if u have to choose :dnk: from beautiful heart :love: or from beautiful face  X_X ,, whom u prefer in ur life :thinking: and why :cooll: :cooll: :cooll: :cooll: :cooll: ???????????????????????????????

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Knowledge / Sekhon cleared PCS PRELIM
« on: December 10, 2012, 08:42:05 AM »
Ssa  PJ
I want to share biggest archivement of my life ,,ki ,,   main PCS PRELIM clear kar liya ,,, i got 336 rank out of 46000 students hwo got appeard in test ... as you all are part of pj family ,,, so i want to share this with all of you .....kyuki main baahhaalla hi jaade khush a ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, hun saare mainu wadyaiyan devo baar baari
  :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug:

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Gup Shup / shraabi talk (alocholic)
« on: December 04, 2012, 04:11:01 AM »
warning : ONLY 18 YEARS AND ABOVE ARE ALLLOWED TO sHARE THIER VIEWS OVER HERE ....
 :D:
 
 
 
 LAO JI  jis trah koi footbal talk ,koi tennis talk  te koi punjabi virse bare apne vichaar likhda ,, eh topic sirf daroo premiya di mukh mang nu age rakhde hoye banya gya ,, so saare shraabi veera nu benti a ke is wch wadhchaad ke apni keemti vichaar pesh karn  :excited: :excited: :excited: :excited: :excited: :excited: :excited:
Whiskies and the book Whisky Classified

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Shayari / PIND DI YAAD
« on: November 29, 2012, 01:09:05 AM »
 jado maar maar chala pind waale sue ch nahunde c ...

har langi jandi kudi te paani de chite paunde c ....

majh di pooch cho khoon kade ke love letter bde likhde c ..

har mod te yaaro bhuje hoye daane vikde c ..

jado pehli waari cycle main kenchi chlyaa c ..

bapu mera ne picho fad ke cycle dolno bchya c .... :hug:

kade tokre thale chidya nu fadya krde c ...

kade kehde khed de bante ik duje naal ladya karde c . :thaa: ..

oh pind diyaan yaadan sab pind wch hi reh gyiyan .. :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: .

hun ta jattan de palle bas mema dekhniyan reh gyiyan .. :blush: :blush: :blush:

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Shayari / ♥pyara singh♥ karm singh da vihah
« on: November 26, 2012, 04:20:47 AM »
chat wch kudi dekh akh dab layi ,,
 
karam singh ne pj utte kudi labh layi .,..
 
kudi kahdi yaaro uhta nirri agg c
 
karm sio da dil jehdi gyi thag c ..
 
kam kaar chad sda rehda udeekda ,,,
 
kam te gya pattu ik week da ...
 
 
to be continued ....
 

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Fun Time / SHERRY MANN SICKS ALL PUNJABI BAPU'S
« on: November 19, 2012, 04:32:05 AM »
EH JADO DA SHERRY MAAN DA nava gaana aya jattan de mundaiyan  ne apne baapu naal di naal bimar krte
 
www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HeTktAQPEk

:D: :D: :D: :D: :D: :D: :D: :D: :D: :D: :D: :D: :D: :D: :D: :D:
 
AGE LOKI GHArdiyan di sukh mangde c hun bimari mangde ne  :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad:

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Shayari / ghum hai ghum hai ,gs da kacha
« on: November 15, 2012, 06:13:14 AM »
ghum hai ghum hai ghum hai
 
gs da kacha yaaro ghum hai
 
sukna c paya taar de utte
 
leh gye chor chori chupke :D: :D:
 
fullan c wala , rang da c kala
 
bda c piyara ... gs da kacha ghum hai
 
paake jad usnu gs gali cho langda
 
kudiyan da jhund us piche aa lagda
 
to be conti.....
 
 

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ਹਜ਼ਾਰਾਂ ਦੀਪ ਮੈਂ ਬੁਝਦੇ ਜਗਾਏ ਨੇ ਗਿਲਾ ਕਾਹਦਾ।
 
 ਮੈਂ ਬੰਦੇ ਤਾਂ ਕੀ, ਮੈਂ ਪੱਥਰ ਹਸਾਏ ਨੇ ਗਿਲਾ ਕਾਹਦਾ।
 
 ਜਦੋਂ ਅੰਬਰ ਮੁਸੀਬਤ ਵਿਚ ਸੀ ਤਿੜ ਤਿੜ ਤਿੜਕਿਆ ਸਾਰਾ,
 
 ਅਸਾਂ ਸੂਰਜ ਸਿਤਾਰੇ ਚੰਨ ਬਚਾਏ ਨੇ ਗਿਲਾ ਕਾਹਦਾ।
 
 ਮੇਰੇ ਹੰਝੂਆਂ ਨੇ ਕੀਮਤ ਇਸ ਤਰ੍ਹਾਂ ਆਪਣੀ ਅਦਾ ਕੀਤੀ,
 
 ਜ਼ਰੂਰਤ ਪੈਣ ਤੇ ਪਰਬਤ ਉਠਾਏ ਨੇ ਗਿਲਾ ਕਾਹਦਾ।
 
 ਨਦੀ ਦੇ ਛਲਕਦੇ ਪਾਣੀ 'ਚ ਖੜ੍ਹ ਕੇ ਵੇਖਿਆ ਅਕਸਰ,
 
 ਨਗਨ ਧੁੱਪ ਵਿਚ ਮੇਰੇ ਅਪਣੇ ਹੀ ਸਾਏ ਨੇ ਗਿਲਾ ਕਾਹਦਾ।
 
 ਅਸਾਂ ਨੇ ਜ਼ਿੰਦਗੀ ਦੀ ਧੁੱਪ 'ਚੋਂ ਛਾਂ 'ਚੋਂ ਕਈ ਵਾਰੀ,
 
 ਕਦੇ ਹੰਝੂ ਕਦੇ ਹਾਸੇ ਚੁਰਾਏ ਨੇ ਗਿਲਾ ਕਾਹਦਾ।
 
 ਚੜ੍ਹੇ ਤੂਫ਼ਾਨ ਦੇ ਅੰਦਰ ਘਣੀ ਬਰਸਾਤ ਬਣ ਬਣ ਕੇ,
 
 ਅਸਾਂ ਲਹਿਰਾਂ ਦੇ ਉਤੇ ਗੀਤ ਗਾਏ ਨੇ ਗਿਲਾ ਕਾਹਦਾ।
 
 ਉਹਦੇ ਪੈਰਾਂ ਦੀ ਨਾਜ਼ੁਕਤਾ, ਉਹ ਇਕ ਵਾਰੀ ਤਾਂ ਆਏ ਸਈ,
 
 ਮੁਲਾਇਮ ਮਖ਼ਮਲੀ ਗੱਦੇ ਵਿਛਾਏ ਨੇ ਗਿਲਾ ਕਾਹਦਾ।
 
 ਮੁਹੱਬਤ ਦਾ ਉਹ ਪਲ ਬਣ ਕੇ ਤਾਂ ਵੇਖੇ ਸਈ, ਅਸਾਂ ਨੇ ਚਾਅ,
 
 ਕਿਨਾਰੇ ਤੋਂ ਕਿਨਾਰੇ ਤੱਕ ਸਜਾਏ ਨੇ ਗਿਲਾ ਕਾਹਦਾ।
 
 ਮੁਹੱਬਤ ਪਰਖਣੀ ਤਾਂ ਪਰਖ ਲੈ ਬੇਸ਼ੱਕ ਅਸਾਂ ਹੰਝੂ,
 
 ਪਲਕ 'ਤੇ ਆਉਣ ਤੋਂ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ ਲੁਕਾਏ ਨੇ ਗਿਲਾ ਕਾਹਦਾ।
 
 ਕਮਾਨੋਂ ਤੀਰ ਨਿਕਲੇ ਫਿਰ ਕਦੀ ਵਾਪਸ ਨਹੀਂ ਆਉਂਦੇ,
 
 ਅਸਾਂ ਉਹ ਤੀਰ ਸਭ ਵਾਪਿਸ ਬੁਲਾਏ ਨੇ ਗਿਲਾ ਕਾਹਦਾ।
 
 ਵਧਾ ਕੇ ਹੱਥ ਅਸਾਂ ਨੇ ਦੋਸਤੀ ਦੀ ਮੋਹਰ ਲਾ ਦਿੱਤੀ,
 
 ਮੁਹੱਬਤ ਵਿਚ ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਵੀ ਹੱਥ ਵਧਾਏ ਨੇ ਗਿਲਾ ਕਾਹਦਾ।
 
 ਇਹ ਜੀਵਨ ਹੈ ਮੇਰੇ 'ਬਾਲਮ' ਇਹ ਸਾਰਾ ਖੇਲ ਕਿਸਮਤ ਦਾ,
 
 ਕਦੀ ਅਪਣੇ ਵੀ ਹੋ ਜਾਂਦੇ ਪਰਾਏ ਨੇ ਗਿਲਾ ਕਾਹਦਾ।


written by :balam

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Lok Virsa Pehchaan / ਰਾਵਣ ਤੇ ਰਾਮ
« on: November 03, 2012, 12:00:04 PM »
ਇਕ ਗਰਭਵਤੀ ਮਾਂ ਨੇ ਆਪਣੀ ਬੇਟੀ ਨੂੰ
 ਪੁਛਿਆ, "ਤੇਨੂੰ
 ਕੀ ਚਾਹਿਦਾ ਦਾ ਹੈ ਭੈਣ ਜਾਂ ਭਰਾ ?"

 ਬੇਟੀ :- ਭਰਾ

 ਮਾਂ :- ਕੇਹੋ ਜਿਹਾ ?

 ਬੇਟੀ :- ਰਾਵਣ ਵਰਗਾ

ਬਾਪ :- ਕੀ ਬਕਵਾਸ ਕਰ ਰਹੀ ਹੈਂ
 
ਬਾਪ ਨੇ ਗੁੱਸਾ ਕੀਤਾ , ਮਾਂ ਨੇ ਗਾਲ ਕਢੀ
 
ਬੇਟੀ :- ਕਿਓਂ ਮਾਂ ? ਭੈਣ ਦੇ ਅਪਮਾਨ ਤੇ
 ਆਪਣਾ ਸਾਰਾ ਰਾਜ ਤੇ ਪ੍ਰਾਣ ਤਿਆਗ
 ਦੇਣ ਵਾਲਾ ì
 ਦੁਸ਼ਮਨ ਦੀ ਪਤਨੀ ਨੂੰ ਚੁੱਕ ਕੇ ਲਿਆਣ ਤੋਂ
 ਬਾਅਦ
 ਵੀ ਹਥ ਨਾ ਲਗਾਉਣ ਵਾਲੇ ਵਰਗਾ ਭਰਾ
 ਕਿਸ ਭੈਣ ਨੂੰ ਨਹੀ ਚਾਹਿਦਾ ?
 ਪਰਛਾਵੇਂ ਵਾਂਗ ਸਾਥ ਨਿਭਾਉਣ
 ਵਾਲੀ ਨਿਰਦੋਸ਼
 ਗਰਭਵਤੀ ਪਤਨੀ ਨੂੰ ਤਿਆਗਨ
 ਵਾਲਾ ਭਰਾ
 ਲੇਕੇ ਮੈ ਕੀ ਕਰਾਂਗੀ ?
 ਅਤੇ
 ਮਾਂ ਅਗਨੀ ਪ੍ਰੀਖਿਆ ,ਚੌਹ੍ਦਾਂ ਸਾਲਾਂ ਦਾ ਵਨ੍ਬਾਸ
 ਅਤੇ ਉਸ ਤੋਂ ਬਾਅਦ ਗੈਰ ਕੋਲ ਰੈਹ
 ਕੇ ਆਈ ਦਾ ਕਲੰਕ ਇਕ ਪਤਨੀ ਵਾਂਗ ਤੂੰ ਕਦ
 ਤਕ
 ਸੁਣੇਗੀ ਤੇ ਕੱਦ ਤੱਕ
 " ਰਾਮ " ਨੂੰ ਹੀ ਜਨਮ ਦੇਈ
 ਜਾਵੇਂਗੀ ?????????
 ਮਾਂ ਰੋ ਰਹੀ ਸੀ ਤੇ ਬਾਪ ਚੁੱਪ ਸੀ

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Shayari / bda miss kita main apne yaar nu
« on: October 14, 2012, 12:24:26 PM »
bda miss kita apne main yaara nu
sohniyan soorta te yaar dildaara nu
kuj fashion de pattte te kuj fankaara nu
 zindagi eh yarro bde rang dikhundi a
ant tak bande nu piche nsaundi aa
kuj main vi bhajya ,,nave raaha di bhaal ch
 sab piche chdya ,,....uhna raaha di taalash ch
 ,,par bhul naah sakya main apne yaara de pyaar nu
 uhna de ditee maan matte satkaar nu ,,,
:hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug:

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ਵੇ ਸੱਜਣਾ ਤੇਰੇ ਝੂਠੇ ਪਿਆਰ ਸਦਕਾ,
 ਅਸਾਂ ਪੀੜਾਂ ਦੀ ਇੱਕ ਜੂਨ ਹੰਢਾ ਲਈ |
 ਤੈਨੂੰ ਕਿਸ ਗੱਲ ਦਾ ਦੋਸ਼ ਦਿਆਂ,
 ਸਾਨੂੰ ਦਿਲ ਲਾਉਣ ਦੀ ਜੋ ਜ਼ਿੱਦ ਸੀ,ਉਹ ਮੁਕਾ ਲਈ |
 ਬਹੁਤ ਗਰੂਰ ਸੀ ਸਾਨੂੰ ਅਪਣੇ ਪਿਆਰ ਤੇ,
 ਅਪਣੀ ਨਾਸਮਝੀ ਦੀ ਡੂੰਘੀ ਸੱਟ ਦਿਲ ਤੇ ਖਾ ਲਈ |
 ਪਹਿਲਾਂ ਲੁਕੋ ਕੇ ਰੱਖਦੇ ਸੀ ਅਪਣੇ ਪਿਆਰ ਦੇ ਹਰ ਰਾਜ਼ ਨੂੰ,
 ਹੁਣ ਅਪਣੇ ਦੁੱਖਾਂ ਦੀ ਨੁਮਾਇਸ਼ ਸ਼ਰੇ-ਆਮ ਲਾ ਲਈ |
 ਜੋ ਫ਼ਤੂਰ ਸੀ ਅਪਣੇ ਆਪ ਨੂੰ ਇਸ਼ਕ ਚ ਮਿਟਾਉਣ ਦਾ,
 ਹਸ਼ਰ ਦੀ ਉਹ ਮਨਹੂਸ ਘੜੀ ਪੱਲੇ ਪਾ ਲਈ |
 ਤਮੰਨਾ ਸੀ ਜਿਸ ਨਾਲ ਜਿੰਦਗੀ ਬਿਤਾਉਣ ਦੀ,
 ਉਸ ਦੀ ਯਾਦ ਦੀ ਲੋਅ ਸੀਨੇ ਧੁਖਾ ਲਈ |
 ਅਪਣਾ ਆਪ ਗੁਆ ਕੇ ਉੱਜੜੇ-ਉੱਜੜੇ ਫਿਰਦੇ ਹਾਂ,
 ਅਪਣੇ ਪਿਆਰ ਦੀ ਇਹ ਸ਼ੁਹਰਤ ਹਰ ਪਾਸੇ ਪਾ ਲਈ |
 ਤੋੜ ਕੇ ਦਰਦਾਂ ਦੇ ਫੁੱਲ, ਯਾਦਾਂ ਦੀ ਟਾਹਣੀ ਤੋਂ,
 ਸਦਾ ਅਪਣੇ ਦਿਲ ਦੀ ਸੇਜ ਸਜਾ ਲਈ |

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ਦਿਨ ਲੰਘ ਗਏ ਹਾਸਿਆਂ ਤੇ ਖੇੜਿਆਂ ਦੇ, ਹੁਣ ਬਦਨਾਮੀਆਂ ਤੇ ਤਾਨਿਆਂ ਦਾ ਦੌਰ ਚਲਦਾ ਏ,
 
 ਜਿਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਰਾਹਾਂ ਉਤੇ ਖੜੇ ਕਦੇ ਤੈਨੂੰ ਉਡੀਕਦੇ ਸੀ, ਤੇਰੇ ਸੰਗ ਹੁਣ ਓਥੇ ਕੋਈ ਹੋਰ ਚਲਦਾ ਏ,
 
 ਮੈਨੂੰ ਵੀ ਤਾਂ ਦਸ ਕਿਵੇਂ ਬਣਾ ਪਥਰ ਦਿਲ, ਮੈਨੂੰ ਤਾਂ ਇਕ ਅਥਰੂ ਹੀ ਥੋੜਾ ਥੋੜਾ ਖੋਰ ਚਲਦਾ ਏ,
 
 ਸੋਚੀ ਨਾਂ ਕੇ ਬਦਨਾਮ ਕਰਦਾ ਹਾਂ ਮੈਂ ਤੈਨੂੰ , ਤੇਰੀਆਂ ਯਾਦਾਂ ਤੇ ਆਪਣੀ ਕਲਮ ਅਗੇ ਨਾ ਮੇਰਾ ਜੋਰ ਚਲਦਾ ਏ..

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Shayari / sayed
« on: July 14, 2012, 01:23:42 PM »
sochda c likha kuj ,,, par hun jee nhio krda
age jihda gal kite bina din nhi c langda
aj uhda mera bina kiwe sarda
 sayed koi labh gya hona rooh da haani
 tahio ta mukk gyi mere pyaar di khaani
 chdke es aam jihe nu ,,labh liya hona koi khaas
jhoote waadhe ,,jhootiyan kasma ,,sab c oh bakwaas
sajna de ehna badlan di nahi c koi aas
:sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad:

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Sports Khelan / Roger regains its legacy by winning 7th grand slam
« on: July 11, 2012, 12:19:04 PM »
  It’s not that Roger Federer is great, but that his greatness keeps going and going and going. He doesn’t get hurt because he floats above the court. He doesn’t give in. He doesn’t get old. And it’s amazing that he has never had enough.
   
   He’s greedy about winning. It’s like he has an insatiable tennis libido or something.
 Federer won Wimbledon on Sunday, beating Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4.
 The key numbers are these: 17, 7 and 1. It was his 17th major championship, adding to his record. It was his record-tying (with Pete Sampras) seventh Wimbledon win.
 And now, Federer jumps over Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic — two guys who had bypassed him — in the rankings. Roger Federer is No. 1 again.
 “I knew how close I was for the last few years, and some people didn’t quite see that, maybe out of different reasons,’’ he said. “But I knew, and I think the belief got me to victory today.’’
 As he held the championship cup, his first major in 2½ years, he said this: “Feels nice. Like it’s never left me.’’
 Oh, it left him. Federer needed this championship badly. He carries the label of tennis GOAT (Greatest of All Time), even though he had been bypassed in his prime by Nadal. It was an uncomfortable mismatch for Federer’s legacy. And with Djokovic’s rise, the feeling was that Federer was fading.
 So Federer needed this win. At 30, it re-establishes his legacy not only in tennis, but also in all of sports. He reshapes that legacy as one of the greatest athletes of all time.
     ROGER, ROGER Roger Federer has won a few trophies in his day. A look at his Grand Slam triumphs.   “To represent tennis across sports has been nice, you know,’’ Federer said. “It's nice to be compared to other sporting greats. ... I drew a lot of inspirations from other great athletes in other sports. I think like Pete (Sampras) and (Stefan) Edberg and (Boris) Becker, I don't know, maybe (Michael) Jordan, Tiger Woods, you name it, Valentino Rossi.
 “They inspire me to keep on pushing further, not just being happy with world No. 1 or being happy with a Grand Slam title, but maybe to reach for more. Then obviously I have to drive myself. But you sometimes do need to see someone else do it for a long time so that you feel it is actually possible.’’
 Federer and Woods are friends. And Tiger sent him a message afterward: “He was pumped up these last couple of days, you know, for me,’’ Federer said.
 If Federer finds inspiration in other greats, maybe Woods will find it in what Federer did these past two weeks.
 For Federer, it’s not just the numbers, but also the consistency. That has never been clearer than it is now. When Nadal lost in the second round to a journeyman, it emphasized that Federer never does that.
 Ever.
 Nadal had almost no say in his match, as his opponent was swinging as hard as he could, mindlessly, and the shots were falling in like they never will again.
    Andy Murray   JACKED UP It was a banner day in Great Britain as Andy Murray faced Roger Federer in the Wimbledon men's singles final. See the best photos.   But Federer has reached the quarterfinals of 33 straight majors, covering more than eight years. And no one has ever had the match of his life against him? He has never had an injury cost him an early match? He never had a bad enough day to lose?
 He never just didn’t feel like it.
 I think Nadal’s best is better than Federer’s best. But Nadal is like a souped-up hot rod. Under perfect conditions, no one can beat him, including Federer. But if anything goes wrong, Nadal is thrown off.
 That’s how Federer’s legacy can manage to stay ahead of Nadal’s. Federer handles conditions, adapts. That’s part of the GOAT argument.
 On Sunday, the buildup here was about Murray, of course. He was trying to break a Chicago Cubs-like slump of Brits winning at Wimbledon.
 Unfortunately for him, he also had to deal with a GOAT. (Cubs’ legend says a Greek curse was put on the team when a tavern owner was forced to remove his goat from a 1945 World Series game.)
 Murray Mound, just outside Centre Court, was packed with thousands of fans who paid roughly $30 U.S. to sit and watch the match on a huge screen. Some fans wore British flags. Most came with a feeling of resignation. The place used to be known as Henman Hill, where fans without the money or connections to get into Centre Court sat for years cheering for England’s Tim Henman, who never won.
 Do you believe, I asked one woman after the second set?
    Andy Murray   SHOW OF SUPPORT As Andy Murray sobs during his speech after the Wimbledon final, the crowd showers him with applause. Yardbarker has the video.   “Yes,’’ she said. “Someone has to.’’
 The hill was quiet after the third set, getting loud with screamers only when the screen showed that TV cameras were on them. Some things are universal.
 Murray is the fourth-best player in a sport dominated by three men. He cannot break through in a major. He recently hired Ivan Lendl, who also took forever to win a major, to be his coach.
 Murray had mentioned LeBron James this past week, saying he drew inspiration from a player who took longer than expected to win. James tweeted this back to Murray on Saturday:
 “Good luck @andy murray at Wimbledon tomorrow. Congrats on getn to the final. Honored by the shout out. Will be rooting for U.’’
 The problem with Murray is that his play is too timid. He tries to think his way through a match too much. In the first set, though, he was attacking. At one point, Federer, who was at the net, hit a short ball, and Murray charged in and drilled it at Federer’s head.
 Murray was there for the fight. But when Federer fought back, Murray couldn’t fight off his own tendencies. By the fourth set, he was just keeping the ball in play, hoping Federer would miss.
 You can’t beat Federer that way. Afterward, Murray sobbed as he congratulated Federer and thanked fans over the PA. He then quietly apologized to Federer, saying he wasn’t trying to steal attention.
 Federer, who has cried after losing majors before, told Murray that the match is supposed to be the hard part, but sometimes it’s the post-match speeches. They laughed together.
 In the end, Federer said that he knew his losses were just temporary.
 He seems to think he’s going to start winning again. I wouldn’t count on that, honestly. But that doesn’t matter now. No matter what happens now, Federer’s legacy — like his tennis libido, apparently — is permanent.

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