Recent content by Norm Craig

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    Morra v. Klatt

    Just missed the finale, who ended up winning?
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    Homemade Tip Compression

    I'm looking for a way I can compress (elkmaster, for snooker) tips at home, with out much equipment. I play with a local pro's compressed Elkmaster's but he can be difficult to get a hold of sometimes, especially when I desperately need a tip. I've looked at the Picone pressers, but am curious...
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    What does the term Hoppe mean?

    I've seen the word on the forum millions of times, but have never been able to figure out what it means. Thanks Norm
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    First snooker tournament this weekend...

    Any suggestions on getting prepared? I've played lots of pool tournaments but it doesn't quite feel the same. The morning of, do you stretch, have a way to warm up your cueing arm/shoulder, getting mentally prepared for the longer games? AM I OVER-THINKING IT?!?!?!:eek: Thanks in advance, Norm
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    Need some help buying a cue...

    I've been looking at this store on ebay and they have very nice looking 3/4 cues with cases and extensions. They're only $150 cues but I'd like to know what some more experienced players thought of them. Thanks Norm...
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    Snooker players near York University?

    I was just wondering if anyone else at/near YorkU frequented AZ and wanted to play during the week. Not a lot of people playing snooker at college so send me a message if you're interested. Norm
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    York University

    I was just wondering if anyone else at/near YorkU frequented AZ or wanted to play during the week. Not a lot of people playing snooker at college so send me a message if you're interested. Norm
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    Buying a new shaft

    I was thinking about buying a Z2 shaft for my old 1980's Tyler (its my playing cue). My question is in regard to the pin and how to pick the right shaft with the proper joint? I would assume the legnth of the pin in crucial in determining the proper joint but what about diameter or thread...
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    Carom Tables around Toronto?

    I'd like to learn to play, so I was wondering I anyone knew of 3 cushion tables near Toronto? ps. Is there a specific name for Carom or 3 Cushion tables? Thanks, Norm
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    Basic One-Pocket Rules

    I'm having trouble with the rules of one-pocket. ie. When to re-spot balls, fouls and so on. If there is a good video out there I'd love to see it. Thanks, Norm.
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    In need of opinions

    I've been playing pool lately with a 10 millimeter tip on my Joss cue. I was wondering if the smaller snooker tip on the larger pool balls could be adversely effecting my cue ball control, and therefore the amount of balls I'm running. I personally feel much more comfortable with the smaller...
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    14.1 practice drills?

    Just wondering if anyone had any good practice drills?
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