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Forum: Main Forum Today, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Patrick Johnson
A classic among pool instructional vids. ...

A classic among pool instructional vids.

Here it is. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXJ7bDafTms)

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Forum: Main Forum Today, 11:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 581
Posted By Patrick Johnson
It's a different way of saying the same thing. ...

It's a different way of saying the same thing.


Maybe there should be a subforum for people who speak the same language as you and straightline.

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Forum: Main Forum Today, 11:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 581
Posted By Patrick Johnson
What does "ball and shot proportions" mean? ...

What does "ball and shot proportions" mean?


What does "differing impact displacements" mean?

If you want to communicate, you'll need to use terms that others use.

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Forum: Main Forum Today, 08:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 581
Posted By Patrick Johnson
And (if true) that would require different energy...

And (if true) that would require different energy input which, "translated" through cue weight, would result in different CB speed/spin.

But it's easy for a player to think the same energy output...
Forum: Main Forum Today, 07:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 581
Posted By Patrick Johnson
If you put the same energy into your stoke you'll...

If you put the same energy into your stoke you'll move a lighter cue faster, a heavier cue slower, and they'll produce the same CB speed/spin.

Energy in = energy out. Cue weight is just the...
Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 07:20 PM
Replies: 33,254
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Posted By Patrick Johnson
A courtesy spare in case he accidentally goes...

A courtesy spare in case he accidentally goes Jeeposaurus on somebody?

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Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,446
Posted By Patrick Johnson
He was an esteemed member here ("bstroud") and...

He was an esteemed member here ("bstroud") and will be missed even by those like me who knew him only by his celebrated reputation, cue work and friendly, knowledgeable posts here.

He last posted...
Forum: Main Forum 03-29-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,292
Posted By Patrick Johnson
And among those who know, how many can actually...

And among those who know, how many can actually do the math?

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Forum: Main Forum 03-29-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,791
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Say the same thing another way and you'll agree? ...

Say the same thing another way and you'll agree?

Yeah, I'll get right on that.

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Forum: Main Forum 03-29-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,791
Posted By Patrick Johnson
OK, so horizontal means horizontal (progress!). ...

OK, so horizontal means horizontal (progress!). What does "all the shot activity remains horizontal" mean?


The diagram depicts the miscue limit from the angle of the cue's approach, no matter...
Forum: Main Forum 03-29-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,791
Posted By Patrick Johnson
What does “all the shot activity remains...

What does “all the shot activity remains horizontal” mean?

Do you still not get that the miscue circle tilts with the cue?

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Forum: Main Forum 03-29-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,791
Posted By Patrick Johnson
No baseline needed. The miscue limit applies at...

No baseline needed. The miscue limit applies at all angles.


Then you wouldn’t need to jack up - and it would likely be an intentional miscue.

P.S. The tip’s center can only make contact...
Forum: Main Forum 03-29-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By Patrick Johnson
“Pool as it was” You have to read all the...

“Pool as it was”

You have to read all the words.

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Forum: Main Forum 03-28-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By Patrick Johnson
You don’t get my comment at all. The movie...

You don’t get my comment at all. The movie doesn’t have to be “about” pool to portray it as I described.

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Forum: Main Forum 03-28-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,791
Posted By Patrick Johnson
The circle is centered on the CB from whatever...

The circle is centered on the CB from whatever angle your stick approaches.

EDIT: I see Bob said the same thing - but you don’t seem to realize that it means you’re mistaken...?

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Forum: Main Forum 03-28-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,791
Posted By Patrick Johnson
I think if you use a marked CB and check the...

I think if you use a marked CB and check the chalk marks you’ll find the middle of your tip can be outside that limit but the actual tip/ball contact point is at the tip’s edge within or very close...
Forum: Main Forum 03-28-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Sports movies? I love The Hustler for showing...

Sports movies? I love The Hustler for showing pool as it was - more of a character flaw than a sport.

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Forum: Main Forum 03-27-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,791
Posted By Patrick Johnson
That's what I'd guess, I guess... and I guess...

That's what I'd guess, I guess... and I guess the red circle is just there to taunt us.


lol

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Forum: Main Forum 03-27-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,791
Posted By Patrick Johnson
But you don't need no fancy training ball. ...

But you don't need no fancy training ball. Here's a Centennial ball showing how close its circle is to the miscue limit.

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Forum: Main Forum 03-27-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,791
Posted By Patrick Johnson
I recommend full hazmat. pj <- and a trail...

I recommend full hazmat.

pj <- and a trail of crumbs
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Forum: Main Forum 03-27-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,791
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Here's the Rempe training ball with the miscue...

Here's the Rempe training ball with the miscue limit (1/2 ball diameter) in blue. Don't ask me what the lines outside that are for...?

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Forum: Main Forum 03-27-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Patrick Johnson
So how's it working so far - are you swimming in...

So how's it working so far - are you swimming in green?

pj <- wish I'd thought of it
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(P.S. Rep to you.)
Forum: Main Forum 03-27-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,791
Posted By Patrick Johnson
Maybe once or twice. pj chgo 544774

Maybe once or twice.

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Forum: Ask The Instructor 03-27-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 772
Posted By Patrick Johnson
At least you claim we do... It's just a...

At least you claim we do...


It's just a little speculation about how cue length might be logically related to a players' height. I haven't heard anybody claim it's a way to "measure" players.
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Forum: Main Forum 03-27-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,791
Posted By Patrick Johnson
What is? How is the area of the...

What is?


How is the area of the 1/2-radius circle (or its square root) useful info?

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