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Forum: One Pocket Forum 05-10-2007, 09:30 AM
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Posted By Donovan
I really like the idea of only the loser pays for...

I really like the idea of only the loser pays for the match for the league. I will have to run this idea by the others and see what they think of that. We don't start until June 1st, so we still have...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 05-10-2007, 09:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,456
Posted By Donovan
Post Contact Info as requested

Volcano's One Pocket League

Matches are a single continuous game to 50 balls with no handicapping.
Players get a roster, phone each other, and play by appointment only.
$25 entry ($20 returned...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 05-07-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,456
Posted By Donovan
Brother Doug, Here is how we got around...

Brother Doug,

Here is how we got around that. You have so many days to finish so many matches and you call and make an appointment with the other player. That way, no one was under any kind of...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 05-03-2007, 04:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,456
Posted By Donovan
Our league is set up for call and make your game....

Our league is set up for call and make your game. But as you know I play during the week. ;)
Forum: One Pocket Forum 05-01-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,456
Posted By Donovan
We played some games under these rules to test...

We played some games under these rules to test them out and I have to tell you:

It has been really fun so far.

I like that regardless of the score, you are playing the end game on the last...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 05-01-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,456
Posted By Donovan
Score Sheets and rules that have been decided on.

Here are the League specific rules I came up with. Please let me know if you see any unforeseen problems.

The VOPL Specific Rules

We will play a single game to 50 points (balls).

(2.1)...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-24-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,456
Posted By Donovan
Yes, I was thinking of a per rack score sheet...

Yes, I was thinking of a per rack score sheet with a column for the running total. I still have to make that, but that should be simple enough.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-24-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,456
Posted By Donovan
Well we discussed this idea today and I think we...

Well we discussed this idea today and I think we are going to go for a game to 50. We practiced it and had a game that went 50 to 47. It took 1' 40" which is not bad for a close game. So I think that...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-04-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,456
Posted By Donovan
This isn't a bad idea at all. We'll throw it...

This isn't a bad idea at all. We'll throw it around and see what others think. Thanks for this idea!
Forum: One Pocket Forum 03-30-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,456
Posted By Donovan
Round Robin Match Sheets

I made a Excel Sheet & Word Doc for a start.

I based it on 12 people and 3 months to finish all the matches. I figured It can be adjusted or have "BYE's" put in for less people. I used this...
Forum: Links & Reviews 03-21-2007, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,442
Posted By Donovan
Johnston City Video...mini documentary

I don't know if this has been posted before, but this is a documentary on the hustlers of Johnston City. I thought this was really cool footage. Thanks Colin!
:cool: ...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 03-21-2007, 05:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,456
Posted By Donovan
Lightbulb Starting a League & future 1P site idea

I am wanting to start an in-house league. We have enough players. I am looking for any advice or any materials that people are willing to share to help me get started. I thought the idea of not...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 03-19-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,481
Posted By Donovan
I am seriously considering starting an in-house...

I am seriously considering starting an in-house league at Volcanos in Hurst TX.

If anyone would be willing to share their league materials with me and handicap system, I would greatly appreciate...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 02-20-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,421
Posted By Donovan
Lightbulb Online 1P video section on this forum?

Steve,

I was thinking maybe we should have a section where we post links to the many online 1P matches that are available. That way when our members find a jewel, they can just post it in that...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 02-20-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,466
Posted By Donovan
In Amarillo Slim Preston's book..."In a World...

In Amarillo Slim Preston's book..."In a World Full of Fat People", he talks about Fats quite bit and some of the game Fats would make. They were never what you would call friends, but old Slim sure...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 02-19-2007, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,277
Posted By Donovan
Question Measles or not to Measles Cueball?

I keep hearing some players really hating the Measles CueBall from The Super Aramith Pro fame. I am curious as to what you guys think?

My take is that cueball is one of the best inventions of...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 02-19-2007, 03:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,192
Posted By Donovan
There is always the solution to bring your own...

There is always the solution to bring your own entire ball set with you regularly too. That way you know that the weights are all close. Super Aramtih Pro Set or Brunswick Centenials are both pricey,...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 02-18-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,960
Posted By Donovan
I too feel sticking any combination of the 2, 4,...

I too feel sticking any combination of the 2, 4, 6, 7 & 8 together as the head "3" balls is wrong. Some people, will actually change breaking sides on you depending on how the table is rolling. It is...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 02-12-2007, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,506
Posted By Donovan
Man Steve, you find some of the best stuff!...

Man Steve, you find some of the best stuff! Thanks as always! :)
Forum: Links & Reviews 02-12-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,046
Posted By Donovan
I happen to like Bert's stuff. He can be crazy...

I happen to like Bert's stuff. He can be crazy fun to listen to and when he is telling you something important, it is easy to understand. It is true that they are not an all encompassing thing, but I...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 12-18-2006, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,748
Posted By Donovan
I'm so glad he at least got to know he was...

I'm so glad he at least got to know he was inducted before hand. The fact that he was excited about it, touches the heart. He will be missed.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-02-2006, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,108
Posted By Donovan
I haven't really read about this drill anywhere,...

I haven't really read about this drill anywhere, but it is one I really like: Making the spot shot from along the head string.

I start shooting to the left pocket from the right rail and on the...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 06-04-2006, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,810
Posted By Donovan
Thanks Bill those are great Photos! I really like...

Thanks Bill those are great Photos! I really like the CD. Thanks for making it available. It arrived 2 days ago and I still have half of it left to listen too. :D
Forum: One Pocket Forum 05-28-2006, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,020
Posted By Donovan
Our own Freddy "The Beard" Bentivegna just made a...

Our own Freddy "The Beard" Bentivegna just made a big donation to the Raffle. Thanks Freddy. To see all the updates to the site and what was donated see the links below.

Also as a side note, I...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 04-18-2006, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,020
Posted By Donovan
For those of you who have not be keeping up with...

For those of you who have not be keeping up with this, I just wanted to thank Steve for donating a Black 1P Polo to the raffle! You da man! ;)
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