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Forum: Main Forum 02-26-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By evergruven
"the color of money" gleanings from a (mostly) music book

"everybody was kung-fu dancing" by chet flippo

chet interviewed martin scorcese

according to marty:
- marty, tom and paul bounced around studios..nobody wanted the flick
- disney picked it up...
Forum: Main Forum 02-26-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 698
Posted By evergruven
lagging (to decide who begins alternate break) is...

lagging (to decide who begins alternate break) is fair
but I've also experienced pushback about it
not sure there can be any clear etiquette
where things depend on people
guess it depends how you...
Forum: Carom Billiards 02-26-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By evergruven
thanks dave both are great points tradition...

thanks dave
both are great points
tradition especially is an intriguing lens by which to observe pool
Forum: Carom Billiards 02-26-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By evergruven
I noticed that.. I assure you it wasn't...

I noticed that..
I assure you it wasn't intentional
and I wish I could find the version I originally lifted
nevertheless, I apologize that happened.
and am glad at least *your* memory is up to...
Forum: Carom Billiards 02-26-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By evergruven
hi dave I've used a closed bridge in the past ...

hi dave
I've used a closed bridge in the past
but am mostly now an open bridge-r
your info. has helped me understand why I like using that technique

that said, I've only seen 3-c players use a...
Forum: Main Forum 02-26-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By evergruven
I'm no big gambler but I too enjoy "the...

I'm no big gambler
but I too enjoy
"the action"
sterile has its place
and I hope I never have to see my dr. again
except to wish him well

I will say that watching pool on video is more fun...
Forum: Main Forum 02-26-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,070
Posted By evergruven
great question and I can relate no great...

great question
and I can relate
no great answer here
but an honest one

"keep playing"

I'm finding that the more time I put into pool
the more pool is there for me when I need it
Forum: Main Forum 02-26-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By evergruven
slim, this one? ...

slim, this one?
https://www.discogs.com/Minnesota-Fats-The-Sultan-Of-Stroke/release/5728768
Forum: Main Forum 02-25-2020, 04:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 818
Posted By evergruven
link didn't work for me either.. that said ...

link didn't work for me either..

that said
I'm not into gloves and such
I am diligent about keeping both my hands, and shaft clean
so I don't need the accoutrement
Forum: Main Forum 02-25-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By evergruven
thanks bob, and all I love a good song but I...

thanks bob, and all
I love a good song
but I should have been more clear
it really is "spoken word" type records I'm looking for
the jimmy wise record appears quite promising
but I haven't found...
Forum: Main Forum 02-24-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By evergruven
any pool-related vinyl records out there?

was thinking there might be a mosconi "how-to" out there, or something
literature (stories on wax) works too..I'm interested in anything, really
thanks for the look
Forum: Main Forum 02-24-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,519
Posted By evergruven
good question and good to know

good question and
good to know
Forum: Main Forum 02-24-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,336
Posted By evergruven
iceberg's my frozen fellow but there's...

iceberg's my frozen fellow
but there's something about that man in the corner..
with his hat pulled low
obscured by darkness and smoke
with only the cherry tip of a cigarette
announcing his...
Forum: Carom Billiards 02-24-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By evergruven
bob, you read my head by small games, I guess...

bob, you read my head
by small games, I guess you mean those where little/open bridge hits count?
I definitely meant 3-c tho

dr. dave says
"a closed bridge can help ensure a more-accurate tip...
Forum: Main Forum 02-23-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By evergruven
can typical break cue characteristics can be improved

I noticed most I've seen seem to share the following attributes:
~conical taper
thicker cue/shaft diameter
bigger, flatter, and harder tip

stiffer, stronger cue makes sense
but I question the...
Forum: Carom Billiards 02-23-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By evergruven
why do carom/billiards players use a predominately closed bridge?

I have my own ideas about this
but figured I'd better take it to the carom crew for verification
Forum: Main Forum 02-23-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,055
Posted By evergruven
hi jeff please take care and keep making pool...

hi jeff
please take care and keep making pool posts

best wishes to you and yours,
sean
Forum: Non Pool Related 02-22-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By evergruven
hi rhino I passed along your post to a someone...

hi rhino
I passed along your post to a someone 'hip
cbd is recommended as a possible treatment
there is evidence completely removing the thc affects cbd efficacy
so cbd with a trace amount of thc...
Forum: Main Forum 02-21-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,083
Posted By evergruven
I don't know enough to chirp but even then I...

I don't know enough to chirp
but even then I might refrain

this sentence is the one that's got me thinking tho:
"The most incredible thing about it is how really simple it is. I'm in awe that...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 02-20-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,823
Posted By evergruven
I'm pretty sure that part of the reason I adjust...

I'm pretty sure that part of the reason I adjust so much
is that I just haven't put the hours on the table, in total
I think if I continue to want to get better and keep playing regularly
the game...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 02-20-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,823
Posted By evergruven
thanks pard as larry said above appreciate...

thanks pard
as larry said above
appreciate yur perspective
*tips hat*
Forum: Main Forum 02-20-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By evergruven
pool appreciation quote

from john schmidt, but don't let that deter you:p
I utterly kid, this is a nice reflection-

"Here's how tough ,complicated and complex pool is to master.
If u look at. Phil capelle friend of...
Forum: Ask The Instructor 02-20-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,823
Posted By evergruven
this makes me think of my own alignment routine ...

this makes me think of my own alignment routine
I've heard from several folks walk into the shot/cue
don't get down until you're ready to shoot
but often, I don't know what it looks like until I'm...
Forum: Main Forum 02-20-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By evergruven
@chuck sounds like a "combo" worth...

@chuck sounds like a "combo" worth playing:thumbup:

@book tell more about the part that keeps you coming back?
especially after 60(!) years in the game, I'd love to hear more about your...
Forum: Main Forum 02-20-2020, 03:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By evergruven
pool: a redemptive tale?

our journey started well enough
league eight-ball was over, this was the wrap-up partay
everybody got some cash back
play a cool scotch doubs tourna to cap off the session?
hey, why not

we all...
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