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Forum: One Pocket Forum 07-12-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 395
Posted By J.R.
Happy Birthday, Steve.

Happy Birthday, Steve.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 07-02-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By J.R.
I did play with the Revo 12.4 shaft that I had...

I did play with the Revo 12.4 shaft that I had fitted by Steve Lee to a Joe Gold's Cognoscenti. But the reason I won the bank tournament had nothing to do with the Revo shaft. I was lucky that Mark...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 06-29-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 628
Posted By J.R.
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"Mark? Mark? Look! Down here. My new aiming technique is to stretch out both arms without...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 06-29-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 275
Posted By J.R.
In this sorrowful time may the care of those...

In this sorrowful time may the care of those around you provide the comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. My most sincere condolences.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 06-27-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,347
Posted By J.R.
John's shot --- John's pocket is at the top right...

John's shot --- John's pocket is at the top right --- score is 1-1 --- the 12 ball which is one diamond above my pocket, John can only see the left edge of it --- the 9 ball will not pass the 12 ball...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 06-25-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 539
Posted By J.R.
One of my older bosses would often say to me,...

One of my older bosses would often say to me, "Getting old ain't for sissies!" Being five months short of 70, I now know what he meant.

Billy, here's some whimsical advice. Get out there in the...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 06-20-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 828
Posted By J.R.
Don't worry about losing action, it's never going...

Don't worry about losing action, it's never going to happen. There's a phrase attributed to carnival showman, P.T.Barnum, that in itself is so true, "There's a sucker born every minute." My advice,...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 06-20-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,652
Posted By J.R.
I agree with all each of "gulfportdoc's"...

I agree with all each of "gulfportdoc's" assessments regarding the "order of" and the "how any why" of each shot selection.

Additionally, I also agree as "Tobermory" pointed out in his post to...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 06-17-2019, 03:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,271
Posted By J.R.
I read your quote. Quite interesting. In a nut...

I read your quote. Quite interesting. In a nut shell, the justification for using your special ploys and I quote you, "...the psychological aspect of the game. it isn't cheating..." is because your...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 06-16-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,271
Posted By J.R.
I have seen some players, after knowing to which...

I have seen some players, after knowing to which side his opponent will break to, place either the solid and the striped green balls or the solid and the striped blue balls as the top two balls in a...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 06-16-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 610
Posted By J.R.
Happy Birthday, Tom. I know your a pilot. A...

Happy Birthday, Tom. I know your a pilot. A pilot that flies planes. I have a question. I don't know much about planes. Is it true that a propeller is just a big fan in front of the plane used...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 06-14-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,271
Posted By J.R.
I agree with "Hardmix." This is how I play but I...

I agree with "Hardmix." This is how I play but I can also play by the rules set forth by Dennis "Whitey" Young.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 06-14-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,778
Posted By J.R.
Originally Posted by ChicagoFats Fatty Trip...

Originally Posted by ChicagoFats
Fatty Trip Report

J.R. always reminds me of Liam Neeson in the movie, "Taken."

"If you're looking for winning my money, I can tell you I don't have money...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 06-12-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,778
Posted By J.R.
The 4th Annual Members Only Tournament (MOT) was...

The 4th Annual Members Only Tournament (MOT) was aptly named as "The Battle of Brotherly Love." I will rewrite on the Forum exactly what I had posted earlier on Facebook.

"This was my 3rd...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 06-12-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By J.R.
Tournament Director Challenge - Lizz Hilton vs....

Tournament Director Challenge - Lizz Hilton vs. Jeanne Long!!!

How can a bunch of supposedly "onepocket.org nice guys" who have interacted with Lizz or Jeanne (or both) vote on who is the best...
Forum: Bank Pool Forum 06-03-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By J.R.
Great presentation on both bank shots. Thank you.

Great presentation on both bank shots. Thank you.
Forum: Bank Pool Forum 06-03-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 569
Posted By J.R.
Thumbs up Great presentation of both shots. Thank you.

Great presentation of both shots. Thank you.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 05-29-2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,475
Posted By J.R.
From the angle presented in the photo, I would...

From the angle presented in the photo, I would strike the cue ball rail first before the side pocket into the right side of the 12-ball which should send both the 12-ball and cue ball to the back...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 05-21-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,259
Posted By J.R.
I believe a sidebettor, a spectator, a backer,...

I believe a sidebettor, a spectator, a backer, even a seeing eye-dog watching the game can alert the players that a ball is owed prior to the balls being raked. Why? Simply, it's the fair thing to...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 05-21-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,259
Posted By J.R.
I have gambled with every wit, nitwit, and...

I have gambled with every wit, nitwit, and halfwit where this state of affairs has arisen which is seldom settled amicably unless you can clearly express as to who and why there is a winner and a...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 05-21-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,051
Posted By J.R.
I would assume if you find yourself having a...

I would assume if you find yourself having a "sloppy" (bad practice) session then your mindfulness to the repetition and improvement (performance skills) of specific pool shots is at issue. How many...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 05-20-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,051
Posted By J.R.
I believe that the best practice is to play a...

I believe that the best practice is to play a better player... but there is more to it. When you compete against a superior player it is paramount that you attentively observe the skills which make...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 05-16-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,010
Posted By J.R.
As John Lavin, the owner of Red Shoes pool room,...

As John Lavin, the owner of Red Shoes pool room, has posted on this thread, the final one pocket game for "$50 and the time" was won by me (J.R.). My opponent, known by the initials of "J.D."...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 05-14-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By J.R.
1. I always play that should any player...

1. I always play that should any player inadvertently move 2 balls on the table that it is a foul and the offending player must spot a ball or owe a ball if he does not have one. The cue ball...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 05-14-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,010
Posted By J.R.
Who pays the time?

I am presenting this as a WWYD even though there is not a pool table and a layout of balls. I am going to present a situation that occurred at Red Shoes pool room in Alsip, Illinois last night. Two...
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