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    Got a couple of pool related books.

    Got a couple of books I'm thinking of selling: "McGoorty" by Robert Bryne Hardback edition. Appears to be a first edition: copyright 1972. The book itself is in okay condition, but the outside cover is very worn and tattered. "Billiards"- subtitled "Hustlers & Heros, Legends & Lies and The...
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    Need BigTruck's cellphone number!

    Any help would be appreciated! Ray, if you see this give me a call. Stones
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    Tyrone

    He wasn't well liked because of his stupidity and clumsiness, especially by his teacher, who was always yelling at him, "You're driving me mad, Tyrone." One day Tyrone's mom came to school to check on how he was doing. The teacher told his mom honestly, that her son was simply a disaster...
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    Lewis Jones aka ironman has passed away.

    http://www.magnoliabannernews.com/news/2015/mar/12/lewis-jones/ Lewis Jones aka ironman passed away on March 10th. Word reached me this evening while at league. R. I. P., my friend! Stones
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    I know this shot!

    As in most areas around the country, Diamond bar boxes have replaced a lot of the Valleys over the last few years. When the Diamonds first started showing up, I noticed real quick they banked much tighter than the old Valleys, so I had to make the adjustment. Also, the ball being banked seemed...
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    Do handicapped leagues & tourneys hinder personal advanment?

    Thought I'd ask. I will comment later. I know I spelled "advancement" wrong, just in case the grammar nazis care to comment. Stones
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    Joss East or Joss West?

    Can y'all do me a favor and post in the title of a thread whether you writing about Joss East or Joss West cues? I'm extremely lazy and don't want to take the time and effort to open the threads which include the cues I have no interest in. LOL Stones
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    Funny thing happened tonight!

    I went to league tonight and had a few drinks. Played well but our team lost, 11-10. No big deal. I don't play much anymore. After league, I was still thirsty so I stopped by the poolroom I used to play at daily. Been there maybe eight times over the last couple of years. I made the rounds...
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    I was thinkin'.....I'm in trouble now!

    I'm getting the itch to play again. It's been awhile. I was tourney director, along with ironman (aka Lewis Jones) of the Fast Eddie's Tour for ten years and directed the Texas State 9 Ball Championships for 5 or 6 yrs when I retired a few years ago. I walked away because of family obligations...
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    "Position Play in Three Cushion Billiards" By Eddie Robin

    I was rooting through a stack of books that were given to me about 12 yrs. ago by Frank "Banana's" Rodriguez and found this book. Frank owned "Banana's Billiards" in San Antonio until he passed away. He left me his book collection as for the final year of his life, I went to his nursing home...
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    Postshot routine!

    There has been quite a bit of discussion on AZ about "preshot routine". I thought I would discuss my "postshot routine" from the tournament this last weekend. It went something like this: "Whack", the f-word bomb, stomp my feet, roll my eyes to the ceiling and say "You've got to be sh*tting...
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    Live Stream! hot Seat Match - SVB vs. David G.!!!

    Go to the Live Stream subforum for Fast Eddie's Olhausen 9 Ball Tour! Next match after the one in progress will be SVB and David G.! Get the popcorn, this will be a good one! Stones
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    SVB and Hillbilly Live Now!!!!

    SVB and Hillbilly playing right now at the Fast Eddie's Olhausen Tour stop in San Angelo, Tx. Dagzwood is live streaming from the event. Go to the Live Stream subforum for the link. Stones
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    Houston Open rescheduled for November!!!!!

    Ironman just got confirmation that the Houston Open is rescheduled for November 8-9th at Legends in League City due to the aftermath of Hurricane Ike. Stones
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    Houston Open rescheduled for November!!!!!

    Ironman just got confirmation that the Houston Open has been rescheduled for November 8-9th at Legends Billiards in League City. Stones
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    Bigtruck and akaTrigger, my THANKS!!!!!

    This past weekend was the Texas State 9 Ball Championships which I and Lewis (ironman) were the tournament directors. Melinda (akaTrigger) and Ray (Bigtruck) were there to play, but also bought their laptops and camera equipment with them. Little did I know what these two would provide for the...
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    Gabe and Sylver underway!

    I didn't make it to the match but I just got an update from ironman. It's a race to 8 for 3K. Sylver ran 8 and out the first game. Gabe won the next three games. In the current game, Gabe needs 1 and Sylver needs 3. I'll check in later with another update. Stones
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    Who won the Reno 9 Ball? Gabe or Hennessee.

    Just curious. Stones
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    I guess it's time for another 10 lbs.!!

    Ever year for the last 10 years, I go the BCA Nationals in Vegas every May. And every year, I come back weighing 8-10 lbs. more than when I left. At home, I normally only eat one good meal a day but out in Vegas, I pig out. Grabbing a meal at Katy's or the food court in the Riv between matches...
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