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Troubling

I was playing the other day and (a cool day thank goodness) and was really annoyed by the contruction noises going on near the paddle courts. Is there something that can be done to fix this?
Penelope
10/11/2013

 
Play after 5 when they stop. Where is there construction going on?
working guy
10/11/2013

 
Really ?
More things to worry about
10/12/2013

 
I don't know who you're playing paddle with but when I play it sounds like a thundering herd of elephants running into walls
Pedro
10/13/2013

 
You can always help them so they finish faster. Just saying
the kid
10/15/2013

 
We pay a lot of money to be members of these clubs - I don't think that we should have to deal with distractions like construction noise or loud onlookers when we are trying to be serious.
I don't really undestand the "herd of elephant" comment.
Penelope
10/16/2013

 
So when should we do construction beautifying your club? 10pm to 8am? Sorry we work while you enjoy your country club lifestyle. Kid, great to see your inflammatory comments back for another season!!!
Construction worker
10/16/2013

 
And you wonder why most people think country clubbers are snobs ????
More things to worry about
10/16/2013

 
Many of these clubs are NOT what I would call a country club - and many of them do work at night so that their members don't have to see/listen to that work.

I'll ignore the snob comment at this time.

Let's get back to paddle and stop the insults...
Penelope
10/17/2013

 
Tough to do outside work at night.

I could see if it were painting or other trade that is used to working around business schedules.

I think most clubs would do what they can to avoid member inconvenience. Perhaps you should talk to your club manager or your Board.

Good luck Penelope!
Paddle Member
10/17/2013

 
Penny my dear, why not just strut over in your designer paddle outfit and ask the workers to saw and hammer more quietly so as not to bother you while you play?
Paddle Etiquette Advisor
10/17/2013

 
"Penny" - these are what go on my son's shoes when he goes to school......not my name.
Penelope
10/17/2013

 
Can't wait for paddle tonight!!!! Been looking forward to it all week.
Penelope
10/21/2013

 
Hope it was quiet for you and you won your match!
Shhhhhh
10/21/2013

 
We lost - it was my partner's fault.
Penelope
10/22/2013

 
Can't believe you threw me under the bus!!
Your Partner
10/22/2013

 
Well - if she would have driven more often and stop lobbing.....we might have won the match.
Penelope
10/23/2013

 
Have you ever played at Midtown? Have you noticed the highway that is constantly loud? The thundering elephant point is that paddle is an inherently loud game because of the court shaking when you run, so I don't see why some construction noises are such a big deal.
Pedro
10/23/2013

 
Did you convey this to your partner??? How does this make you feel?
Dr Phil
10/23/2013

 
I guess I just don't weigh enough to make the court shake when I run..... there is a gym at Midtown...isn't there?
Penelope
10/23/2013

 
"How does it make me feel" - are you calling me fat Dr. Phil? Maybe you didn't get the hint......"there is a GYM at Midtown....right" I workout and I am cute.
Penelope
10/23/2013

 
Where do you get me calling you fat from??? It is a common question from a therapist? How does that make you feel?? Make an appointment and we can address your issues of noise sensitivity and inflated feelings of self worth.
Dr Phil
10/23/2013

 
Don't any of your work???? Dumbest string I've ever seen.
El Presidente
10/23/2013

 
This is all becomming way to personal for me.....making fun of me for not working, talking about my therapy.....I'm me and i'm comforable with that. If no on wants to help with the construction issue, fine. I'll write letters to the clubs myself.
Penelope
10/23/2013

 
Which club are you talking about???
Curious George
10/23/2013

 
I'm not going to call out specific clubs, they know who they are.
Penelope
10/24/2013

 
Come on, man up or woman up in this case. If you want to talk about specifics, lets hear it! I can tell you that club staff work very hard to make sure that you get the services you use on a daily basis. You are weak if you are going to hide behind this forum to make rediculous comments about Rochester clubs.
El Presidente
10/24/2013

 
I suggest a few swigs of my pal Johnny Walker would dull down the noise.
Brother Blackie
10/25/2013

 
Red, Black or Blue?
J Walker
10/25/2013

 
I think I saw a nice-looking bottle of Johnnie Walker Black sitting on barstool at the Back Nine restaurant last night.
John W
10/25/2013

 
Betcha didn't know that chicks dig JW....
Penelope
10/31/2013

 
I have a down-to-earth buddy that drinks Red, a little snobbier one that only drinks Black, and a real snooty one that considers anything other than Blue is "swill". My guess is that you're in that category.
Regular Joe
10/31/2013

 
I love a man who knows his JW - we only drink green/blue at the club.
Penelope
11/01/2013