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Forum: One Pocket Forum 10-10-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 543
Posted By jerry matchin
I think way too much is made about tightening up...

I think way too much is made about tightening up pockets to the point where only Shane,Alex and Dennis could run balls on it. Diamonds already have an extended slate shelf so I wouldn't go any...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 10-10-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,983
Posted By jerry matchin
To me this is a no brainer. If it was the start...

To me this is a no brainer. If it was the start of the game and the rack was in place and you couldn't see the ten ball, you'd simply kick one rail at the ten. So why is it any different now? I...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 09-27-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,210
Posted By jerry matchin
Push the issue. Don't be passive. Shoot the seven...

Push the issue. Don't be passive. Shoot the seven into the one ball and stick the cueball on top of the stripped ball. Open that cluster up and get something towards your hole.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 09-23-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,671
Posted By jerry matchin
I really wanted to bet tony in this match with...

I really wanted to bet tony in this match with Dennis. I just couldn't bring myself to do so. Dr. Bill made an enticing line (good job Bill) as he predicted via his line that he wouldn't get too much...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 09-21-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,038
Posted By jerry matchin
One shot I haven't seen discussed (excuse me if...

One shot I haven't seen discussed (excuse me if it has already) is to strike the eight ball with running english and bring it up about a foot or so and lay the cueball on the opponents side about the...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 09-14-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 8,770
Posted By jerry matchin
Sounds like the table is a 41/4" diamond with new...

Sounds like the table is a 41/4" diamond with new felt. I don't know how to handicap these two whether this favors the ball runner (Dennis) or Tony. Most of us think that tighter pockets which these...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 09-11-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,503
Posted By jerry matchin
Bank the seven ball as you have a lot of cover...

Bank the seven ball as you have a lot of cover with the six, eight, nine and eleven. Get it close and you might be golden.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 09-10-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 747
Posted By jerry matchin
I grew up playing pool in tough parts of LA. I...

I grew up playing pool in tough parts of LA. I learned to keep my mouth shut and play. However, I often ran into sharking quite a bit. Sometimes sharking works in the opposite direction.......back at...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 09-02-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,329
Posted By jerry matchin
Funny about playing styles. A few years back when...

Funny about playing styles. A few years back when Dippy Dave was gambling, the only one of the top players to beat him consistently was Scott. Dave got the same games from the others and won his...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 09-02-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,349
Posted By jerry matchin
Sorry guys, I couldn't get to a computer because...

Sorry guys, I couldn't get to a computer because we were in Del Mar for a few days. I looked at all the responses and commentary and I thought about this wwyd quite a bit. I see the best shot as...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-26-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,561
Posted By jerry matchin
Can anyone out there in Houston Texas land give...

Can anyone out there in Houston Texas land give me some hotels within close proximity of Bogies East?
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-26-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,503
Posted By jerry matchin
This wwyd is a good one. Deciding what to do...

This wwyd is a good one. Deciding what to do reflects a lot on one's personality/philosophy about the game. Many of us are super aggressive/aggressive/passive in our play. I read about at least five...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-22-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,049
Posted By jerry matchin
Postscript: When I was about 20 years old, I ran...

Postscript: When I was about 20 years old, I ran 139 balls and thought I had arrived on the pool scene. I never repeated or exceeded that run again.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-22-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,049
Posted By jerry matchin
In 14.1 pool, patterns are key to constantly good...

In 14.1 pool, patterns are key to constantly good play. You will often see players who are great shot makers, bankers and etc. fail miserably. John Schmidt's recent great run is an example of the...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-21-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,561
Posted By jerry matchin
Houston Seniors October 2019

Can we get an update on the event at Bogies this October. I haven't seen any postings lately? Are we still on? Who are we sending the check too? I'm ready to book my flight and send in my entry...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-21-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,228
Posted By jerry matchin
Two rail the twelve ball by his pocket towards...

Two rail the twelve ball by his pocket towards the upper right hand pocket on your side and let the cue ball come around three rails towards his pocket.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-21-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,608
Posted By jerry matchin
Maybe I'm just too OLD to change but if you rack...

Maybe I'm just too OLD to change but if you rack the balls and make a ball on the break, just keep shooting. Why should you be penalized for racking the balls well and making a ball on the break? In...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-06-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 8,770
Posted By jerry matchin
Here we go again. Oh boy, we'll be discussing...

Here we go again. Oh boy, we'll be discussing styles, banking, moving and shot making. Dr. Bill, get out your slide rule and start the line making. It doesn't get any better than this.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 08-05-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,157
Posted By jerry matchin
The rules for Bridges has gone by the wayside...

The rules for Bridges has gone by the wayside over the last ten or so years. In 14.1 you could not use more than two standard bridges stacked together during a shot. Nowadays, it seems that all bets...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 07-22-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,060
Posted By jerry matchin
Kick one long rail at the balls by my hole.

Kick one long rail at the balls by my hole.
Forum: One Pocket Forum 07-18-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,496
Posted By jerry matchin
I've played in three of our One Pocket Org events...

I've played in three of our One Pocket Org events and this issue has never come up. Maybe it's because we play as "Gentlemen." Moving balls doesn't always help the shooter as the Barber has aptly...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 07-17-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By jerry matchin
Strike the ball by the side pocket and let the...

Strike the ball by the side pocket and let the cueball float up table to the end rail and leave him straight in on that ball on the rail. The ball struck should be left between the two side pockets....
Forum: One Pocket Forum 07-17-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By jerry matchin
We tend to pick players for the One Pocket HOF...

We tend to pick players for the One Pocket HOF induction from the top players of yesterday and today. Last year I recommended Eddie Robbins for his written contributions via his book and I would like...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 07-17-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,076
Posted By jerry matchin
There are several opportunities for a safety or...

There are several opportunities for a safety or and aggressive shot. The first two are off the five ball. You can shoot the five ball with slow speed and nestle into the seven and eight balls...
Forum: One Pocket Forum 07-10-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By jerry matchin
Tom, great video. I liked the out takes which...

Tom, great video. I liked the out takes which aren't usually shown much in published videos. Your mind is not slowing a bit and your creativity is much appreciated.
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