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Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-07-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,061
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: 333
Posted By J.R.
Happy Birthday, Bille.

Happy Birthday, Bille.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 11-03-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,180
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: 717
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: 1,316
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: 740
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: 1,375
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: 914
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: 691
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: 2,480
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: 1,664
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: 2,480
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: 1,432
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: 1,539
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: 1,229
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: 1,098
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: 788
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...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-14-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,229
Posted By J.R.
Originally Posted by J.R. In closing, W.C....

Originally Posted by J.R.
In closing, W.C. Fields is quoted as saying, "All things considered, I'd rather be in Philadelphia." I say, "All pool games considered, I'd rather be playing one-pocket."...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-13-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 793
Posted By J.R.
Opps, I'm a little :sorry late but here it...

Opps, I'm a little :sorry late but here it goes: "Happy Birthday." I wanted to make sure I wished you a happy birthday even though it's late coming because I'll be trekking down in October to the...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-13-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,229
Posted By J.R.
How many "popular" pocket pool games are played...

How many "popular" pocket pool games are played in tournaments or for cash wagers? I count six. The six games are 8-ball, 9-ball, more recently 10-ball, one-pocket, bank pool, and straight pool. ...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-10-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 751
Posted By J.R.
The cue ball is near my pocket, the 10-ball is...

The cue ball is near my pocket, the 10-ball is close to my pocket, and the 12-ball is near the side pocket on my opponent's side of the table.

Question #1: WWID if I needed one ball.
Question...
Forum: Classified 08-10-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,104
Posted By J.R.
The newest generation of Pro Am (no coin...

The newest generation of Pro Am (no coin mechanism for home) Diamond tables and Smart (coin mechanism for commercial use) Diamond tables have blue labels that are "oval" in shape.

Another but...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-09-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By J.R.
Happy Birthday, Mary. :)

Happy Birthday, Mary. :)
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-01-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,065
Posted By J.R.
24799 I can already see all those smiling...

24799

I can already see all those smiling faces! Obviously, it was determined by expanding the format to 26 players, and thereby including "J.R.," that there would be "no chance that any of the...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 07-27-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,302
Posted By J.R.
Tom, I did set up the lay-up of the table as...

Tom, I did set up the lay-up of the table as posted. I attempted your shot with limited success on the first few tries. The first shot was too slow and did not come in contact with any of the three...
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