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  1. djoverboard

    Cue maker / case builder question(s)

    Here’s the long story …. My father ( now. Deceased ) my brothers and I are all hunters. We have a multitude of deer hides that have been tanned. My father and mother have jackets made from them. My brothers and I wee about to have jackets made and as unfortunate circumstances would have it the...
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    Backgammon and Billiards

    So I’m reading “Running the Table “ just put it down after they were talking about Hi -pocket billiards in White Plains NY and how it had backgammon tables and this is the first post I see on here before going to bed.
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    Are there any books about the "Life" in a pool room or about one of the great "Action" pool Rooms?

    Playing off the rail was a good read. I had a book about old time greats that was borrowed and never returned. It was a good book.
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    Anyone going to Turning Shone ?

    Booked my room I’ll be around Saturday and at least part of Saturday. I don’t blend in to a crowd I have a bad limp and use a cane if you see me say hello.
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    Anyone going to Turning Shone ?

    I stayed at the Laquinta a couple years ago it works and it’s close maybe I’ll see you this weekend
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    Anyone going to Turning Shone ?

    Anyone heading to Turning Stone this weekend ? I see Shane don’t make it. I’m still thinking about it. I would drive over on Saturday get a room somewhere nearby got the night. See don’t of Saturday and Sunday. Do any players (after being knocked out) or fans etc go over to Syracuse pool...
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    2021 American Straight Pool Championship

    And If so how do I watch on YouTube? I guess I’m getting old and technology challenged
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    2021 American Straight Pool Championship

    Is this streaming on AZbTV?
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    Would This Cue Flaw Bother You?

    Manufacturing defect or shipping issue I send it back hating the fact that I have to start the whole process and waiting all over again
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    Wanted Mali Merry widow

    Looking for a specific Mali cue. it was the first decent 2 piece cue i ever purchased around 1989. Looking for Green label Green stain merry widow white /green spec wrap 3/10 joint preferably 19oz pretty specific I know but .... if anyone has one I'm interested message me
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    another rules question ?

    I figured there would be no rule against using multiple cues. We do not allow jump cues in our 14.1 league.
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    another rules question ?

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    unique playoff format for my league

    we play a season of two matches against each opponent (double round robin?) then thee top 8 qualify for playoffs All play is hadicapped
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    unique playoff format for my league

    My league does not use a traditional bracket style playoff. instead we use what is called a ladder format. Say our league is 16 players The first playoff match is 16 vs. 15. The winner then plays #14 the winner then plays #13 and on down the line. It incentivizes and rewards people to...
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    another rules question ?

    Before the start the start of my straight pool playoff match last night my opponent asked this question. "I have my cue that I'm shooting with and I have another cue with an extension that I want to use if I need to reach for a shot. Is it legal to change cues?" I told him I really didn't...
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    Jay I posted today in the for sale section an item I thought you, as a writer, might have...

    Jay I posted today in the for sale section an item I thought you, as a writer, might have interest in. They are hand made pool cue pens with a stylus tip. While I am sure most if not all your writing is done a computer but thought you might be interested.
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    Pool cue pens handmade cocobolo and curly maple

    These pens are hand made spliced cocobolo, and maple, inlaid blue diamonds, with curly maple shaft. The tip is a rubber stylus for tablets and phones. I am selling these for my uncle who made me the first one for Christmas. The amount of of time and craftsmanship in this pen is incredible! This...
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    Legends of One Pocket - cool photo

    I can't say I knew Crazy Frank but did see him in pool rooms around Buffalo and the casino poker room. As the link above points out he was a classic poolroom character. I believe he was permanently banned from the poker room in Niagara falls for collusion. I never saw him in real action and he...
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    Thinking of calling it a day......

    Snooker is great to improve your stroke. You have shoot pretty darn true to run balls on the snooker table. When I was houseman at a local room and practiced on the snooker table regularly I was at the top of my game. Of course that was 20- 25 years ago but I’m only 5-6 years older than you