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Any Pool Players On Here?  
User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8661 posts, RR: 15
Posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1351 times:

Are there any? If there are please come forward.

Hunter


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User currently offlineAirfoilsguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 1342 times:

I have a table and used to play alot but lately have been too busy.

User currently offlineDragon-wings From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3978 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 1334 times:

Does playing on the computer count? I play this pool game a lot http://www.celeris.com/games/vp3/


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User currently offlineN243NW From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1624 posts, RR: 20
Reply 3, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 1329 times:

I played almost every night last academic year (my dorm had a pool table in the lobby). I've gotten quite good at it and even learned a couple trick shots. Recently I've been playing speed pool with some friends at home...a nice change of pace. I'd love to have a table of my own someday.

-N243NW Big grin



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User currently offlineMham001 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 3567 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1325 times:

Used to be tournament level years ago. At that point it's less a technique issue and more a mental game.

User currently offlineTSS From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 3065 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1324 times:

Quoting MCOflyer (Thread starter):
If there are please come forward.

You rang?  eyebrow 

Quoting Dragon-wings (Reply 2):
Does playing on the computer count?

Only in a "does-flying-an-aircraft-in-a-flight-sim-count-as-really-flying?" kind of way.
There is no substitute for the feel of a properly weighted cue in your hand as you carefully work out the angles of a beautifully executed shot in your head before making it happen on the felt-covered field before you. Pool sims teach you nothing about overcoming the hazards of dead bumpers, threadbare patches on felt, un-level tables, and crappy, corkscrew-shaped house pool cues. Real pool players overcome these difficulties with ease, and the best pool players use them to their advantage.



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User currently offlineAndz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8442 posts, RR: 10
Reply 6, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1317 times:
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I play pretty much every day, my local pub is half way between the office and home and I stop there on the way home and play a few games. Every Tuesday they have a "killer" competition which is well attended and good fun. Last Tuesday I had one of my best runs, winning 4 before and 3 after the competition including beating the best player in the pub twice (one a whitewash)  Smile


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User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8661 posts, RR: 15
Reply 7, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1314 times:

I've been watching everyday and talking to the owners who are teaching me. I think its a good hobby to take up as its very therapeutic for my autism. Its like 30 miles r/t but well worth it. I'm saving up for a pool table though I dunno where im going to put it in my apartment. Lol.

Hunter



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User currently offlineCactus739 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 2441 posts, RR: 31
Reply 8, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1314 times:

AeroWesty plays the pocket pool.....does that count?


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User currently offlineAerorobNZ From Rwanda, joined Feb 2001, 7155 posts, RR: 13
Reply 9, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 1290 times:

I used to work in a pub, so naturally I played a bit. I'm a much better player since cos I had so much practice. I love playing it when I get the chance.

User currently offlineJamesbaldwyn From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 1267 times:

I play snooker at the club down in town but I don't normally play pool, although they have pool tables as well.

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