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Forum: One Pocket Forum Today, 08:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 631
Posted By J.R.
I now looked at the shot taken. :eek: All I can...

I now looked at the shot taken. :eek: All I can say is "Mitch" will never be a grinder. Nice shot!
Forum: One Pocket Forum Today, 08:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 631
Posted By J.R.
Without question I would confidently (using the...

Without question I would confidently (using the spot on the wall system) two rail (side rail to the end rail to the one ball) at a slow speed the cue ball into the 1-ball.
Forum: One Pocket Forum Today, 08:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 533
Posted By J.R.
Hardmix So Peter canít make it but I am...

Hardmix
So Peter canít make it but I am confident I will find a game. I walk in and see I guy I know from Atlanta playing a match. They finish up and my friends opponent, who seems familiar to me...
Forum: One Pocket Forum Today, 08:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 615
Posted By J.R.
A miscue on the break is never a planned shot but...

A miscue on the break is never a planned shot but when it happens the player will on occasion, for use of a better word, "unconsciously" reach out to stop the cue ball. This reflex action is from...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-20-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 615
Posted By J.R.
Jim asked a simple question, "Does a one pocket...

Jim asked a simple question, "Does a one pocket game begin when the cue ball is struck or when the rack is struck?" It seems there are differing opinions from the responding seasoned members of...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-17-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 524
Posted By J.R.
This is the time to grind and hopefully my...

This is the time to grind and hopefully my opponent will make an error. My first grind move would be to take an intentional foul by simultaneously, while slightly moving, approximately 1/2 inch,...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-17-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 426
Posted By J.R.
I agree with Miller's first post. My opinion is...

I agree with Miller's first post. My opinion is that although the cue ball is near the mouth of the pocket it is still far enough out of it to competently come off the 4-ball and bring the cue ball...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-12-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,352
Posted By J.R.
My first inclination, which is offensive, is to...

My first inclination, which is offensive, is to kick behind the 3-ball. My second inclination, which is defensive, is to roll the cue ball off the 12-ball behind the 3-ball. I would probably go...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-07-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,621
Posted By J.R.
Just a quick story. Last night at 10 pm, I...

Just a quick story. Last night at 10 pm, I became engaged in a one pocket match, a race to 3 for $200. The pool room (Chris's in Chicago) closes at 3 am. Hence, there were five solid hours to play...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-06-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 574
Posted By J.R.
Happy Birthday, Bille.

Happy Birthday, Bille.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-03-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,647
Posted By J.R.
[rnewkirk] I would try to cut 8 with lots of left...

[rnewkirk] I would try to cut 8 with lots of left English to get down to end rail on the 10 ball.

I would shoot the same shot (cut the 8 ball with lots of left English to get down to the end rail...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-03-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 894
Posted By J.R.
The past seven years the plan has been the same...

The past seven years the plan has been the same for me. The eighth year should be no different with the :confused: exception of bad weather conditions. Nevertheless, I plan on arriving at the...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-02-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,693
Posted By J.R.
Decisions, decisions. Your opponent has two balls...

Decisions, decisions. Your opponent has two balls and you have just scored your first ball and itís still your shot. You have the pocket closest to the 1 ball. My opponent got a phone call so I was...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 10-29-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 876
Posted By J.R.
I flew Southwest Airlines into Memphis on...

I flew Southwest Airlines into Memphis on Thursday evening and drove my Dollar rent-a-car directly to the Southaven Recreation Center. I anticipated a boarded up building but was pleasantly...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 10-18-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,524
Posted By J.R.
I know a lot of pool players and backers and...

I know a lot of pool players and backers and promoters have heard this before but the question regarding pool and money is this: "How can you become a millionaire by playing pool?" :confused:
The...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 10-13-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By J.R.
I imagine :confused: if all the Derby City...

I imagine :confused: if all the Derby City Classic pool tables had 5-inch pockets there would be many more upsets which would sometimes change the outcome of the eventual winner in all three...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 10-01-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 734
Posted By J.R.
Happy Birthday, Robert. I've only known you for...

Happy Birthday, Robert. I've only known you for a few years but I am certain about this... we are "VERY OLD" friends. Hope to see you soon.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 09-27-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,582
Posted By J.R.
I was flying Southwest and they'll provide a...

I was flying Southwest and they'll provide a credit voucher in the amount of the flight for one year. Yet, the reason any only reason I may still go down to Memphis is for a weekend vacation without...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 09-26-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,742
Posted By J.R.
I would also shoot the 14-ball to the right side...

I would also shoot the 14-ball to the right side of the 5-ball with medium speed to clear both balls from the vicinity of my opponent's pocket. The caveat on this particular shot is not knowing...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 09-25-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,582
Posted By J.R.
Johnny Willis and John Rawski please send me a PM...

Johnny Willis and John Rawski please send me a PM or text/call on how to get you reimbursed. Thanks. Dustin

When Dan "Chicago Fats" MORAN informed me this morning by text, I was dejectedly...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 09-06-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,506
Posted By J.R.
I would lag the cue ball two rails and kick at...

I would lag the cue ball two rails and kick at the striped ball by my opponent's pocket.

I am fairly confident on this type of shot using "the spot on the wall for a reference point." One of...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-21-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,569
Posted By J.R.
I agree with this shot selection but with the...

I agree with this shot selection but with the mindset of getting the cue ball back near the long rail of my opponent's pocket. I would be most attentive in not leaving my opponent a three rail bank...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-21-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,297
Posted By J.R.
In other news, I found a snooker player who...

In other news, I found a snooker player who reminds me of you. Not sure why exactly but thereís just something about him.. 😃
...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-15-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,211
Posted By J.R.
Approximately 2 months ago (right after the...

Approximately 2 months ago (right after the Philadelphia Members Only One-Pocket Tournament), I purchased a Revo 12.4 shaft which was factory fitted with Predator Victory soft tip. When purchasing...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-14-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 804
Posted By J.R.
beatle;262277]think i would send the 1 up near my...

beatle;262277]think i would send the 1 up near my rail or kiss it off the14 if i can, and try to make it and leave you the long shot where you have to turn your cueball loose if you shoot that. it...
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