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Forum: One Pocket Forum Today, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By El Chapo
Maybe we could make it a foul to call a foul on...

Maybe we could make it a foul to call a foul on yourself :heh
Forum: One Pocket Forum Yesterday, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 170
Posted By El Chapo
I totally agree with that. I also don't think...

I totally agree with that. I also don't think anyone should portray players as heros for calling fouls on themselves. It is just something they did. This is used as sort of posturing in the pool...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-21-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 124
Posted By El Chapo
The way I would put this is one pocket is a very...

The way I would put this is one pocket is a very defensive game, until you actually learn how to play it, and then it becomes a race to who is shooting first and most (wo giving up the game).
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-21-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 465
Posted By El Chapo
The reason he shot there was he was in a super...

The reason he shot there was he was in a super tough spot. The layout was very deceptive... looks like it favors danny but busty has the big edge even though he didnt even strike the bank all that...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-20-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,755
Posted By El Chapo
The break is already way too big an advantage...

The break is already way too big an advantage when a guy is getting one more of them than his opponent.

Even if the guy does not get a shot at his hole when he makes one, he is on the "correct"...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-20-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 465
Posted By El Chapo
See how deceptive this layout is. Busty did not...

See how deceptive this layout is. Busty did not even hit that too great, and now his opponent is the one in the trap imo. This is a difficult spot to get out of.

When a guy can just lay you...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-20-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 465
Posted By El Chapo
i forgot to say wwhd, he is gonna bank that six...

i forgot to say wwhd, he is gonna bank that six and focus on getting a good angle on the one (to get on the 11 bank) and not selling out if he misses it too of course.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-19-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 417
Posted By El Chapo
First guy to pocket a ball wins, so the layout of...

First guy to pocket a ball wins, so the layout of the balls which seems like the entire game, means nothing in actuality. All that matter is who pockets a ball. Knowing all the the shot here is to...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-19-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 465
Posted By El Chapo
This is so decpetive u can just keep leaving him...

This is so decpetive u can just keep leaving him uptable and you may even have more ball running potential being busty with the 11 ball there to bank later if he makes this six. It looks like busty...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-17-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 773
Posted By El Chapo
that is a truly great one hole shot. i love the...

that is a truly great one hole shot. i love the thinking there. i think if he had dennis' ball running power it would be real scary. i really like his approach.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-11-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,538
Posted By El Chapo
Thanks. Here is my honest opinion. But I am...

Thanks.

Here is my honest opinion. But I am usually honest so that was a wasteful way to start off :heh

I think this is a waste of time. I think one pocket players as a group need to progess a...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-09-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,538
Posted By El Chapo
I would ask you to look at that logic in reverse....

I would ask you to look at that logic in reverse. If we played under some different criteria historically, then the "unintended consequences" of a new rule change - to our current rules - could be...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-09-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,538
Posted By El Chapo
Of all allies, who knew it would be me :heh ...

Of all allies, who knew it would be me :heh

Look, one pocket is a beautiful game. I can appreciate a player who first sees, then executes a good intentional to strengthen his position.

The...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-07-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,824
Posted By El Chapo
My opinion is, being wuite serious too...

My opinion is, being wuite serious too (unfortunately), if one pocket players voted on every possible rule change, and then whatevert the majority was we then put into action the opposite of what...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-07-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 735
Posted By El Chapo
i did not think this was a flyer either. my...

i did not think this was a flyer either.

my opinion in spots like this is you can describe these shots as winning when you make a ball, and losing a bit of the move when the ball doesn't go....
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-06-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 735
Posted By El Chapo
when was this? who won this set, alex?

when was this? who won this set, alex?
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-06-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,573
Posted By El Chapo
I have always fely Mark Tadd was one of the best...

I have always fely Mark Tadd was one of the best players ever, as in color don't matter. But that was only for a short period of time unfortunately. I am not sure how many top players he got to play...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-04-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,755
Posted By El Chapo
I think if you are going to come up with an...

I think if you are going to come up with an argument agaist rerack, it has to be something more than we always played this way and there is luck no matter what you do. What advantage are we getting...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-03-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,755
Posted By El Chapo
But just for the sake of argument... let's assume...

But just for the sake of argument... let's assume every match for an entire tournament was won like that... one guy breaks a ball in one or more times and they get tye jump on their opponents. That...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 01-02-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 784
Posted By El Chapo
It is not all that up in the air to kick at that...

It is not all that up in the air to kick at that combo here two rails. He probably wont do that but i dont think it is a horrible shot with this layout.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 12-31-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By El Chapo
I like that observation about defense. ...

I like that observation about defense.

Let's just assume you are correct and shooters are favored on buckets.

Great!! People will be shooting! That would bring in at least some of the nine...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 12-31-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By El Chapo
I gotta say, if that is the biggest objection to...

I gotta say, if that is the biggest objection to large pockets, sign me up.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 12-31-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By El Chapo
You may be thinking about a runout on a practice...

You may be thinking about a runout on a practice table. That would be easier.

However, when you play an opponent, it does not become any easier to win. Since winning is the objective, we can...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 12-30-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By El Chapo
I do not believe it would make anything easier....

I do not believe it would make anything easier. Ease is always relative to your opponent. What would happen is there would be more tension at the start of games for the players to fire at their hole...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 12-30-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,755
Posted By El Chapo
I do not think that is unlucky playing rack your...

I do not think that is unlucky playing rack your own, which everyone should play that way. That is a pretty well known pattern in the rack for a ball to come out, there are two or three gap locations...
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