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Forum: One Pocket Forum Today, 05:58 AM
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Posted By El Chapo
Another thing to think about here is what if the...

Another thing to think about here is what if the seated player essentially did the same thing, and grabbed the cb as it was on its way to hit the rack. Would this not be loss of game? Or how would...
Forum: One Pocket Forum Today, 05:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 188
Posted By El Chapo
Another note on this topic that has always...

Another note on this topic that has always fascinated me, we tend to have this innate need for a game of pool to start "properly".

I know i have had opponents miscue breaks many times in nine ball...
Forum: One Pocket Forum Today, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 188
Posted By El Chapo
Let's look at this as if it were a game for 1...

Let's look at this as if it were a game for 1 million, that way we can figure it out without the cloudy "well it was just a $20 game between friends" stuff.

Good rules need to punish shooters,...
Forum: One Pocket Forum Today, 03:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 301
Posted By El Chapo
i would bank the 12 here with a high ball, right...

i would bank the 12 here with a high ball, right into the 8 it looks like.
Forum: One Pocket Forum Yesterday, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 188
Posted By El Chapo
That should be straight up loss of game. What we...

That should be straight up loss of game. What we actually do is another matter.

Striking cueball, then intentionally guiding the cb after it has been struck. Loss of game 100%.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-18-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 302
Posted By El Chapo
I am going all out to get that 2 in my hole here...

I am going all out to get that 2 in my hole here kissing off that ball and the bank is right there for my next shot. That bank is even gonna lay where you can knock the 9 out and get position on it...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-17-2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By El Chapo
One year, but how about 10 years after expenses? ...

One year, but how about 10 years after expenses?

If you say it i am sure it is true, but again, if i am guessing a player coming out positive year after year is fudging and dumping games or on...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-17-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 672
Posted By El Chapo
Yeah. Betting on games, especially the ones with...

Yeah. Betting on games, especially the ones with better players, it is always such a huge risk in pool.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-16-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By El Chapo
Like i was saying, i do not think anyone knows...

Like i was saying, i do not think anyone knows how to make pool gambling work for them. You would, necessarily in my opinion, have to improve every single day forever to make gambling actually work....
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-16-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By El Chapo
Just that gambling is such a different animal...

Just that gambling is such a different animal when you are paying 1.50 per hour each player vs 15-20 per hour.

I was saying the reason a very good player will find you when you come to town, even...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-16-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By El Chapo
The guy that walks in the middle of your second...

The guy that walks in the middle of your second set and asks you to play is the one. He finds you because there aint two red cents to rub together for his skill otherwise. :heh

I remember toward...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-16-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By El Chapo
I notice pool players are very secretive and i...

I notice pool players are very secretive and i never quite got it. I really do not care either way but i do wonder what is the problem with giving up rooms and first names. Don't most good players...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-15-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,252
Posted By El Chapo
I don't know this Donn fella, but if every young...

I don't know this Donn fella, but if every young player looks at that pattern in the original photos, a set of balls that sorta looks "good" close to your hole and on the END rail, that is a...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-15-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,252
Posted By El Chapo
it looks like he hit that a little harder than i...

it looks like he hit that a little harder than i was thinking. softer and more spin and if you get in back of the 3 it is a very good shot.

in my opinion this was a very good shot selection, and...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-13-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 672
Posted By El Chapo
The reason there is no money in it is because...

The reason there is no money in it is because people can't watch it. I can hardly watch it when the "wrong" players are playing, and i love one pocket.

You need to speed up the game to make it...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-12-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,252
Posted By El Chapo
hit 15 full and slide behind the 3 with spinnage

hit 15 full and slide behind the 3 with spinnage
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-08-2019, 02:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By El Chapo
They should change that to shooter's choice of...

They should change that to shooter's choice of ball gets spotted. Anyway i have never even seen this come up myself.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-08-2019, 02:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,543
Posted By El Chapo
That is exactly what i was addressing. It is...

That is exactly what i was addressing. It is pretty obvious in my opinion the key to being paid more is more viewership. People simply do not want to watch players labor over balls.

From what...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-08-2019, 02:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,543
Posted By El Chapo
I did not know that. Good for pat. That kinda...

I did not know that. Good for pat. That kinda kills my above point then.

I can see why Tony would not demand a shot clock, a sort of respect between players or something. But yeah, this is more...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-08-2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,543
Posted By El Chapo
It is unwatchable. You have to be either a...

It is unwatchable.

You have to be either a huge orcollo/PI player pool fan or sweat the match or it is 100% unwatchable.

Watching the best player in the world struggle in extremely standard...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-08-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,543
Posted By El Chapo
I totally agree with that. If a player wants to...

I totally agree with that. If a player wants to use his innings to push balls uptable, I am all for it, even if it does very much prolong games. I do not think the guys should have long per inning...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-07-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,543
Posted By El Chapo
Or what about watching them?! Anyone have advice...

Or what about watching them?! Anyone have advice on how to deal with that?

They are single handedly taking part in destroying the sport in my opinion, not that it needs any help in this matter.
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Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-05-2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,589
Posted By El Chapo
He took a shot at pocketing a ball, put the cb in...

He took a shot at pocketing a ball, put the cb in a fairly good location for himself if it went so he could run some balls, balls do not lay well for opponent.

All that equates to a good shot, the...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-04-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By El Chapo
What was his name? :lol One pocket always...

What was his name? :lol

One pocket always took a lot more out of me. I could barely make it halfway through an event like that, i mean physically.

Nice showing.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-04-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,589
Posted By El Chapo
i would be thinking about the 3rd ball in my...

i would be thinking about the 3rd ball in my pattern on this shot. it looks like it would be the 1 with a slight angle to bump the 13 after i have made the 8 and 10 :heh
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