His take on extensions I agree with. Everyone who plays real fast complains people are slow playing them, 90% of the time that is not true.
He's nuts and fun to listen to. I like hearing from Kim and Reed too. The mouth is as insufferable as he ever was. Glad he's not on this one.
You’re right. It’s more than 90%.
I have played a LOT of pool for 30 years and have mixed it up with a wide range of players from amateur to pro. I have NEVER once heard anyone suggest playing slow deliberately to throw their opponents off their game.
What i have heard are players talking about not feeling pressured to speed up just because their opponent plays faster. But that is all about playing their best, not sharking.
It’s like dumping matches. It does happen, but about 1/1,000th as often as it gets talked about or speculated about on this forum.
The truth is that the quick players who complain about slow players are simply using talk of sharking as an excuse to justify their hostility.
If you believe slow play is bad for pool, fine. If you believe a shot clock will help grow the game, fine. But make your arguments based on reality, not on an entitlement to have everything the way you want it or on a fictitious deliberately slow playing conspiracy.