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Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 10:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,115
Posted By Bob Jewett
I assume we're talking about these, which were...

I assume we're talking about these, which were just announced for the Mosconi Cup:

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Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Bob Jewett
This is a good shot to demonstrate backing a ball...

This is a good shot to demonstrate backing a ball up from two frozen balls.
Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By Bob Jewett
Many years ago there was an ESPN 3-C event with...

Many years ago there was an ESPN 3-C event with Mike Massey, Semih Sayginer and Eric Yow. The shots were fancy stroke shots. There may be a video on YouTube of it. Here is a related thread:
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Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,115
Posted By Bob Jewett
The sponsors are listed on the website. Rasson,...

The sponsors are listed on the website. Rasson, Aramith, Simonis are the equipment suppliers.

Rasson became the table sponsor about two years ago. I believe Rasson tables are used for all the...
Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By Bob Jewett
It would give the audience the experience of a...

It would give the audience the experience of a lifetime. "I'll play the 2 ball.";)
Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By Bob Jewett
I think the players there take it pretty...

I think the players there take it pretty seriously. It's not exactly fun for everyone.
Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By Bob Jewett
It's the opposite of "snooze you lose" in which...

It's the opposite of "snooze you lose" in which the debt is forgiven because the innocent player didn't remember to demand payment. Here is a possible rule that implements the "sly fox pays" idea:
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Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By Bob Jewett
Well, no, not actually. Because it is one pocket,...

Well, no, not actually. Because it is one pocket, the first actual blow is not struck until about 3AM and by that time everyone but the night watchman has gone home. And since both players are 80...
Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 12:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,582
Posted By Bob Jewett
It has always started about 11AM local time when...

It has always started about 11AM local time when it is in Las Vegas. That puts it in the evening (7PM-8PM) in Europe which is the primary viewer market. If you are in Las Vegas watching in person the...
Forum: Main Forum Yesterday, 11:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 390
Posted By Bob Jewett
There has to be enough time for both players to...

There has to be enough time for both players to react to the "new" situation. The ball should spot at the end of B's next turn. Here is the rule from onepocket.org, the de facto official rule set,...
Forum: For Sale Items Yesterday, 11:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 74
Posted By Bob Jewett
20 issues of Billiards Digest, 1995-2003, $30, free shipping

This a a lot of 20 classic issues of Billiards Digest magazine:

1995 Aug
1999 May Jun Jul Dec
2000 Jun Aug Oct
2001 Feb Apr May Oct
2002 Jan Aug
2003 Mar Apr May Jul Aug Sep

This set...
Forum: 14.1 Pool Yesterday, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By Bob Jewett
Some people say that the game does not start...

Some people say that the game does not start until the cue ball hits the rack. Those people know nothing about the real rules and are probably quoting their uncle Zeke incorrectly.

A shot begins...
Forum: Main Forum 11-19-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Bob Jewett
Assuming your nephew the carpenter wants to get...

Assuming your nephew the carpenter wants to get involved, the two of you could do the whole job if the table doesn't need repairs.

Here is a video from Australia on how to recloth a table:
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Forum: Main Forum 11-19-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,582
Posted By Bob Jewett
It looks like most viewing regions are paying....

It looks like most viewing regions are paying. Sky Sports in the UK is not a free service so far as I can tell. It's about $40/month but it looks like there are also premium add-ons. On sale now at...
Forum: Main Forum 11-19-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 6,362
Posted By Bob Jewett
Are you sure they're not lizards trying to sell...

Are you sure they're not lizards trying to sell you insurance? Insurance companies know everything about you.:yes:

Bob <-- doesn't have lizard insurance
Forum: Main Forum 11-19-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,776
Posted By Bob Jewett
It appears that this is what is going on as Xerox...

It appears that this is what is going on as Xerox is now trying to buy HP. That came as a huge surprise to me as I thought Xerox was on its way down. Carl Icahn owns lots of shares of both.
Forum: Main Forum 11-19-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,171
Posted By Bob Jewett
I have an example of this from Jay's LA 2001...

I have an example of this from Jay's LA 2001 Billiard Expo when it was at the hotel next to the Burbank Airport. There were a bunch of league players there in some kind of 8-ball competition. At the...
Forum: Snooker 11-19-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 49,884
Posted By Bob Jewett
If you first set the "date range" on the index...

If you first set the "date range" on the index page of this forum to "from the beginning" and then click on the top of the "views" column, the threads will be sorted by the number of views. If you...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 11-19-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By Bob Jewett
Chalk is made of ground-up sand. If the tip is...

Chalk is made of ground-up sand. If the tip is softer than the cue ball, nearly all of the penetration will be into the tip. If the tip is as hard as the cue ball, half of the penetration of the...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 11-19-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By Bob Jewett
I think for most pool players -- think around APA...

I think for most pool players -- think around APA 3 -- this is the most likely way for them to make both balls. I also think most pros would do the same except they might play with left stun to keep...
Forum: Main Forum 11-19-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,822
Posted By Bob Jewett
Nice. For reference, he is shooting from the...

Nice. For reference, he is shooting from the third diamond or a little higher.
Forum: Main Forum 11-19-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,131
Posted By Bob Jewett
Somehow you have gotten off on the wrong track....

Somehow you have gotten off on the wrong track. Warm and fuzzy is good. Like barbecued kiwis.

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Of either sort.

Bob <-- does enjoy his kiwis
Forum: Ask The Instructor 11-19-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 345
Posted By Bob Jewett
The most effective jump cues seem to be the ones...

The most effective jump cues seem to be the ones with the hardest tips. Many of them have phenolic tips. Phenolic tips damage the cue ball. That's something to keep in mind if you are playing on your...
Forum: Main Forum 11-18-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,131
Posted By Bob Jewett
In general, if the subject is brought up and no...

In general, if the subject is brought up and no progress is made in three shots each, you have a stalemate. Call a third party over if you can't figure it out on your own.

I claim that the current...
Forum: Main Forum 11-18-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,131
Posted By Bob Jewett
The stalemate rule, which every pool game now...

The stalemate rule, which every pool game now has, avoids this problem.
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