how's everyone's pool/snooker skills? - U2 Feedback

Go Back   U2 Feedback > Lypton Village > Lemonade Stand > Lemonade Stand Archive
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06-17-2003, 08:53 AM   #1
CrashedCarDriver's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Turkmenbashin'
Posts: 1,607
Local Time: 11:42 PM
how's everyone's pool/snooker skills?

hey hey
i tend to like bringing threads on the sports forum about everyone's sports skills rather than going: "man u", or some other team

but anyway how's everyone's skills on the good ol pool table?

mine? ive improved out of sight, ive got a soft touch, if im on, consecutive set-up shots (they are called set up because it doesnt appear likely you will get them in from the position of the white and the target ball) tend to go in rather than just be set up

not a great finisher by getting the 8 ball in, especially if it is position idly in the middle of the table and the white ball is positioned somewhere quite far near a cushion

oh and i hate cushion shots (eg the white ball is positioned right next to the side), they might look easy but try playing a reasonable shot from those positions

oh and not bad with the 'necessary lefty' shots

the biggest key to being a reasonable (ie not getting 'pants'ed every game) pool player is to keep your backswing nice and straight, if you jerk up and down with your back hand chances are you will miscue a lot of shots.

oh and not whack the ball hard every time you think theres no chance of the any ball you have going in. set up, or be really evil, and snooker 'em (for 2 penalty shots!)

CrashedCarDriver is offline  
Old 06-17-2003, 10:01 AM   #2
Blue Crack Addict
MissVelvetDress_75's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: basking in my post-concert glow still mesmerized by the orbit of his hips..Also Holding Bono Close as he requested.
Posts: 25,776
Local Time: 08:42 AM
you dissing my threads?

MissVelvetDress_75 is offline  
Old 06-17-2003, 10:29 AM   #3
Blue Crack Distributor
Headache in a Suitcase's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: Stateless
Posts: 65,394
Local Time: 08:42 AM
did somebody say snooker?
Headache in a Suitcase is online now  
Old 06-17-2003, 11:15 AM   #4
Jesus Online
Angela Harlem's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 1969
Location: a glass castle
Posts: 30,163
Local Time: 11:42 PM
I pool

I want a pool table
<a href= target=_blank></a>
Angela Harlem is offline  
Old 06-17-2003, 03:04 PM   #5
U2girl02's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Hammersmith Palais
Posts: 1,338
Local Time: 07:42 AM
I used to be sooooo bad at pool... well I still am, but I'm getting better

My friend Matt and I played a few months ago and I was horrible, but he taught me a few things, and a few months later, I dominated a game against a few of my other friends

I pool too... I wish I got to play more often
U2girl02 is offline  
Old 06-17-2003, 05:24 PM   #6
Blue Crack Addict
Join Date: May 2001
Location: gone
Posts: 17,903
Local Time: 06:42 AM
does pool on yahoo count?
Chizip is offline  
Old 06-24-2003, 07:08 PM   #7
The Fly
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 165
Local Time: 04:42 AM
i got snookerd into playing pool once.

us3 is offline  

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:42 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Design, images and all things inclusive copyright ©