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The Billiards Bible

* Created in early 2003 with the help of my friend Melinda, I present to you the gospels, prayers, and 10 commandments of pool. Inside jokes, of course, run rampant here — much like pool balls. 512 more words


Twilight Zone: A Game of Pool

In almost 60 years of television shows featuring billiards, one episode is consistently – and perhaps, rightfully – lauded as the best:  “A Game of Pool” from Season 3 of The Twilight Zone.   482 more words


14.1 Secrets Revealed

I did a little research this morning and found that the “secrets” my opponent used against me were not really secrets at all.  They are described in detail in Philip Capelle’s masterful tome… 251 more words


14.1 Secrets

Last night I opened my 14.1 match with a 26 ball run and thought I’d have an easy time racing my opponent to 80.  I was wrong.  157 more words


What I’ve Been Working On

I haven’t been online for several days, so I thought I’d give a quick update.  Here’s what I’ve been working on over the last week or so: 231 more words


Another Straight Pool Drill

Here’s another drill I picked up from David Sapolis on a recent trip to El Paso, TX.  Spread all 15 balls randomly on half the table as indicated in the diagram below.  86 more words