bluefrank bluefrank posted April 2nd, 2012 at 12:35 pm to Help!. Viewed 213 times. Answered 15 times.

So, the word on the street is that Sedona suites has a basketball court.
Which is pretty sweet as I like basketball and live right around the corner.

Problem= I couldn't (or more specifically my Vietnamese speaking companion) convince the surly security guard to let me in, to have a go.

Bummer.

Does anyone live there, or have any contacts at Sedona, and would be willing to get me in??

That would pretty well make my day!

:)

-Ryan

Last answered by Iamdavidssen about 5 months ago.

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malou wrote on April 8th, 2012 at 9:36 pm
malou

Hi! there's a basketball court in Ciputra. The security guards won't stop you from going in. But if they do ask, just give them an address inside Ciputra and they won't bother you anymore.

bluefrank wrote on April 11th, 2012 at 5:45 am
bluefrank

Thanks Malou!

appreciated.

Vegas wrote on April 12th, 2012 at 1:03 am
Vegas (elite user)

Residents of Sedona Suites respond:

Problem = we pay a lot of money to live here and random non-residents keep trying to get in here to use the facilities that we paid for.

Solution = we hired a security guard to keep them out. Hope no one thinks he's surly.

Grant wrote on April 12th, 2012 at 8:54 am
Grant (elite user)

"Beer"

http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/GTFO

This may, or may not, be appropriate.

"Beer"

Vegas wrote on April 12th, 2012 at 4:06 pm
Vegas (elite user)

PS. I feel sorry for your Vietnamese friend. What an embarrassing thing to ask him/her to do!

I wonder how you'd feel if, back home, a Vietnamese friend of yours asked you to ask a doorman at the Hilton if your friend can use their pool, because he really likes swimming. Would you do it? If not, why not?

islander wrote on April 12th, 2012 at 8:46 pm
islander

Bluefrank - send me message I will let you in. My Japanese neighbours do it all the time so I can do it for you

bluefrank wrote on April 15th, 2012 at 2:16 pm
bluefrank

Vegas,

Looks like you and me have a different life outlook/world view.

For the record, I would have 0 problems asking a Hilton Doorman if he could let my Vietnamese swim-fan pal in for some laps.

I'd try to butter him up by complimenting his sweet epaulets.

Where's the hostility coming from?!
loosen up man!


bluefrank wrote on April 15th, 2012 at 2:17 pm
bluefrank

oh, and thanks islander!

Vegas wrote on April 16th, 2012 at 3:13 am
Vegas (elite user)

"Looks like you and me have a different life outlook/world view. "

Damn straight.

"For the record, I would have 0 problems asking a Hilton Doorman if he could let my Vietnamese swim-fan pal in for some laps."

Careful, now. Sacrificing sanity for consistency is seldom an effective tactic.

Vegas wrote on April 16th, 2012 at 3:18 am
Vegas (elite user)

"Where's the hostility coming from?! "

I dunno, I guess it's the sanguine sense of self-entitlement that grabs me the most.

seedlings wrote on May 1st, 2012 at 5:21 pm
seedlings

I suppose if I thought Sedona Suites was comparable to The Hilton, I'd get territorial too.

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bjornsegovia wrote on August 13th, 2012 at 1:27 pm
bjornsegovia

I've heard that there's an on-going registration for basketball enthusiast in Hanoi Medical University. If you want to play basketball guys, go there every Sunday around 2PM and try to inquire if you can join the incoming tournament. (1st wk of Sept.)

According to my colleagues, the said event is organize by the Filipino Community.

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TD21 wrote on August 7th, 2014 at 6:05 am
TD21

The basketball court in Sedona is a mere half court with with cut of sides behind a building. you cannot even play half court properly here. there is a full court in Ciputra, but they have recently made in smaller to accommodate some kind of admin building. it has not been open since long

coolbyme wrote on August 22nd, 2014 at 10:06 am
coolbyme

north of the mausoleum, inside the botanical gardens/park, park at the entrance 3000vnd, north east corner cafe, costs 20000vnd for an hour on their court, not too shabby and they provide a ball i think

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Iamdavidssen wrote on December 19th, 2018 at 7:51 am
Iamdavidssen

Hi @bluefrank @islander @bjornsegovia
My name is David, from Paris and I am visiting my sister in Tay Ho.
I don’t know if you’re still around but would love to play some pick up. Do you know if there’s some courts (don’t mind paying a fee) around here where I could crash and ball? Thanks in advance

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