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Forum: Main Forum 08-19-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 8,508
Posted By ShootingArts
league

When I first came back to pool I thought league might be a nice way to meet a few people, have some structure to make sure I focused well, maybe even meet a likely looking female of the fairer sex....
Forum: Non Pool Related 08-19-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,069
Posted By ShootingArts
told my wife if she had to shoot, shoot a lot!

My wife often ran my sales desk when I was gone. I told her that if she ever had to shoot somebody, keep shooting as long as they were vertical and facing her! I much preferred to face their kin in...
Forum: Main Forum 08-18-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 8,508
Posted By ShootingArts
My money is on Sean

Anyone that has been around AZB long knows that Sean is a person with outstanding integrity. If it comes to trusting Sean or the APA, the APA loses and loses big. Not sure what shenanigans were...
Forum: Non Pool Related 08-18-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,069
Posted By ShootingArts
You make some good points

You make some good points. However there is sometimes a difference between legal responsibility and responsibility. For example, the operator of a vehicle is civilly liable in an accident with a...
Forum: Non Pool Related 08-18-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,069
Posted By ShootingArts
As it happens

As it happens, I was shot when I was fifteen, 44magnum. I'll have to call bullshit on just a given not being able to think rationally. I have had a handful more major injuries when alone since then....
Forum: Main Forum 08-18-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 7,554
Posted By ShootingArts
a few things

The format of john's attempts kept any exhibition pressure off any of his attempts including the final one since obviously he had no way of knowing it wasn't just one more in his string of attempts....
Forum: Non Pool Related 08-17-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 415
Posted By ShootingArts
a long haired country boy

There were a lot of us in small town and rural areas that were pretty counterculture and conservative! My buddy was offering me pig tranquilizer years before it moved into the mainstream drug world,...
Forum: Non Pool Related 08-17-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,069
Posted By ShootingArts
A few thoughts

First off, to get the two dollar beer value out of the way, I owned a business that people regularly pilfered from. Get caught, you go to jail if you are lucky! I had a .357 and a 12 gauge riot gun I...
Forum: Non Pool Related 08-17-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 415
Posted By ShootingArts
the right movie for the time and place

I wasn't a particular fan of Peter's but his death does bring some sadness. Every time we lose one from that era it costs me a bit of pain. The sixties were a decade when we really thought we were...
Forum: Non Pool Related 08-17-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 234
Posted By ShootingArts
medicare regulation

There is a regulation that if someone accepts medicare they are required to bill everyone at the medicare rate which medicare dictates. This is a widely ignored regulation in my experience. I have...
Forum: Main Forum 08-16-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,815
Posted By ShootingArts
pool as a ticket out of poverty

A lot of places pool is seen as a route to success. You can become rich and famous, relatively speaking. Someone aspiring to be rich and famous in the US needs to be bored for the simples if they...
Forum: Main Forum 08-16-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By ShootingArts
'94

I did the unplanned retirement thing in early '94. I don't remember which Intergraph PC I was using, Intergraph PC was only a year or two old. The rest of the department ran Intergraph on Unix...
Forum: Main Forum 08-15-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By ShootingArts
location

Location is important for more than real estate! Playing on the Diamonds in New Orleans I had an impression that was completely different from the one I had after playing on some in much dryer...
Forum: Main Forum 08-15-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By ShootingArts
want some red wood?

I have a lot of cedar heartwood. Last time I looked it wasn't cracking bad. Down here the most common cedar cracks terribly. I don't know what variety this is, it was all in a straight line down a...
Forum: Main Forum 08-15-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By ShootingArts
them li'l fellas

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I think those little fellas from the Philippines learned a lot playing on substandard equipment. I think it helped my game too, to play off the wall in places with nice tables, cues, and air...
Forum: Main Forum 08-15-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By ShootingArts
two and a quarter ounces!

Jim,

I have one of your cues that weights 2.25 ounces. It would be helpful if it was a little longer though!

Hu
Forum: Main Forum 08-15-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 829
Posted By ShootingArts
weights

I have experimented with weights from 12 ounces to over two pounds. Maybe lighter than twelve too, I messed around with a stick with a missing weight and the plug that should have went in behind it....
Forum: Non Pool Related 08-15-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 554
Posted By ShootingArts
Perfectly normal!

Shrieking and screaming is a mechanism suicidal people use to get the air out of their lungs rapidly while holding their legs up. This is a well known phenomenon which happens in .0000549% of all...
Forum: Non Pool Related 08-14-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 651
Posted By ShootingArts
sold in the same manner as herbal supplements

CBD products are being marketed in the same manner as herbal supplements and are apparently unregulated.


If you want to split hairs over wording, "if CBD becomes a prescription drug." ...
Forum: Non Pool Related 08-14-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 651
Posted By ShootingArts
I keep an eye on many things

As a chronic pain sufferer I keep an eye on many things. While I don't read every bit of news, I do try to read what I see. Testing found four percent THC in "THC free" CBD oil best I recall. As you...
Forum: Non Pool Related 08-14-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 651
Posted By ShootingArts
up to four percent thc

CBD oil might be up to four percent THC, maybe more! That is the problem with buying a pig in a poke. Anyone subject to drug testing is taking a major risk using CBD extract in any form.
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Forum: Non Pool Related 08-14-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 1,876
Posted By ShootingArts
money and power are Donald Trump's yardsticks

Money and power are Donald Trump's yardsticks. He has done things that could be called racist and sexist, he has done many things that are the very opposite. The only true way to describe him is as...
Forum: Main Forum 08-14-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,534
Posted By ShootingArts
used to catch them

When you have an eye tuned for it you can spot gators while cruising down the highway. When Scotty was low on funds he would watch for a small gator around six foot or a bit less. He would catch it...
Forum: Main Forum 08-13-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,553
Posted By ShootingArts
hustlers spent a lifetime on the down low

Hustlers spent a lifetime on the down low. It is a measure of their success when there is no hard information about them. We hear so and so beat somebody and they beat them for ever bigger figures as...
Forum: Main Forum 08-13-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By ShootingArts
House Cues

Just a suggestion, when having the tip replaced have the ferrule replaced also. Slow motion video will show a lot of movement in that factory ferrule. It becomes a pump compressing a bit of air out...
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