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08-03-2020, 12:36 PM

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Originally Posted by fastone371 View Post
!0 ball was traditionally played just like 9 ball??? Why bother adding the 10th ball then?? To me it seems kinda silly to play 10b just like 9b where slop counts, I was under the impression that 10b has always been a call shot game and thats what really separated it from 9 ball.
The better players used to play 10 ball in ring games because it was too easy for them to run out with 9 ball. The rules were the same but with one more ball. The simplest possible change.

That was done long before the current official rules of 10 ball which were invented specifically to be different from 9 ball.


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