away league game, i pot a red and leave myself a just off straight pink to the middle. cueball is close to the rail, i mi**** slightly and hit the pink slightly on the wrong side, following into the middle pocket. there is no other colour anywhere near the pink, or even in my line of sight. ref calls foul 7 as i failed to nominate the ball on. really?
This sounds like the match was rigged. Don't play there again or bring your own ref.
Brag: Two 9ball breaks in a row, bringing my lifetime total up to 5.
Brag: Played 9 ball with a former French national champion.
Brag: Won my fair share of racks. Managed to stay focused even at the tail end of the session.
Beat: Ass on silver platter anyways.
Variance: He respects my game. I made a couple sick multiple rail kick shots and tough banks. He said he only wanted to shoot for an hour or two but ended up playing til 1am because he liked the way I play 9 ball.
So I went to the Jeanette Lee show last night; it was as boring as watching paint dry.
She had a security entourage that followed her everywhere like she was a celebrity. Her show consisted of her giving a motivational speech about sticking to your guns and finding something you're good at and she talked a bit about her personal challenge with Scoliosis. The actual entertainment part of her show consisted of her doing like 3 really basic trick shots and then playing pool with a list of challengers.
I actually went to the pool hall hoping to get some practice time in, but her contract stipulated that they had to shut down all pool tables a half-hour before she got there and no play could resume until she left. The pool hall basically did almost no business for about a 4 hour time span from 5:30pm until like 9:30 when she left out the back door.
I don't want to sound all negative about it so I will say that she was a very good speaker and an absolutely GORGEOUS woman in person. I don't really see stars in my eyes for celebrities, so I didn't line up to meet her or get a picture or anything, but those that did seemed pretty enamoured with her personality. She's been through a pretty challenging life dealing with scoliosis and I think it's pretty incredible that she has reached the heights she did.
did a few trick shots
let a fat kid win a game of 9 ball
is smoking hot
Sounds like a fairly disappointing event. I hate it when promoters advertise a celebrity coming in a bar/club/pool hall/music store/book store/etc. and the celebrity just gives a standard workshop or speech followed by limited interaction with a few fans.
Also, I'm probably gonna get flamed here but I don't find Jeanette Lee all that attractive. Then again, I burnt out my yellow fever when I was 13 and got internet.
Just ordered a schon cue from ebay, can't wait to get it in mah hands. I've been looking for a good cue to replace my falcon as I don't like 'hit' of the carbon-fiber joint. It was pricey, but should last a lifetime so I'll be happy with my purchase! Now to get practicing more often..
I was playing 9 ball with an older guy who had a snooker background today. Due to his apparent age, snooker background, and my observation that his break cue doesn't break into a short jump cue, I deduced that he probably was not a fan of jumpshots. So I sank the ball on a break and found a spot where I could see but not pot the 1 ball. Pushed into a jump shot, he promptly gave it back to me, and I proceeded to channel my inner Earl Strickland and jumped it in with a full length break cue. It tickles me that if Earl saw that shot, he'd be amused I took a play from his playbook.