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    One Pocket Videos and TV Pool Balls

    Since videos of pool are becoming much more popular with exciting challenge matches, professional commentary, great video equipment, etc., I have one complaint. The use of TV balls. Even the commentators are confused when trying to explain shots and strategies. I hesitate for a moment paying...
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    Half ball bank system

    I friend of mine tried to show me the half ball bank system. I couldn't understand it but he was a jam up banker. Has anyone had experience with it?
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    National BIlliard News

    NBN each month published a series of One Pocket shots by Grady Mathews. Is there a composite of this series available?
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    One Pocket Rules

    It may be time for One Pocket rules to be reviewed, revised, and brought to mutual agreement. WPA rules which are the basis for OP.Org rules have a few differences from each other and from major tournament rules such as the DCC. As an example: when a cue ball and object ball are close to each...
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    PoolTable Layout Diagram

    http://www.billiardsthegame.com/btgtable/ This seems to be an easy way to layout a WWYD situation. I have not discovered a way to draw lines, but there may be a way. Has anyone tried this yet. After moving the balls just: CTRL C to copy then when ready...
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    Best One Pocket Match

    Cory and Alex. Alex had the heart but Cory never let him have a shot --- awesome.
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    Defensive shots

    Most examples diagramed here are of offensive shots. Being a novice player, I would really like some diagrams of defensive situations with various replies. Thanks in advance.
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    Ball Frozen to a Rail

    Under the BCA Rules: 8.4 Driven to a Rail A ball is said to be driven to a rail if it is not touching that rail and then touches that rail. A ball touching a rail at the start of a shot (said to be “frozen” to the rail) is not considered driven to that rail unless it leaves the rail and returns...
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    WPA, BCA, One Pocket Rules

    Often, OP.org members have rule questions and conflicting versions. The BCA Rule Book is available at Muellers Pool and Darts and other billiard supply places: about $6. The One Pocket rules can be viewed and printed from this site by clicking on the header "Playing The Game", and then on the...
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    Cost for HOF Dinner

    What is the price for the HOF dinner?
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    How to shoot this bank???

    HTML]http://pool.bz/P/?@1EUdy4Qcpp4RUao@[/HTML This bank shot is to go to pocket A. The cue ball and object ball are 2 ball widths off the rail. Would you shoot this differently in One Pocket (soft) than you would in Bank Pool? How would you shoot it straight back?
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    One Pocket Racking Secret

    Well many of you probably know this but I recently discovered (thru practice) a technique to help my break. I want to share this and ask for your comments. Many sets of balls are used primarily for 9 ball. The one thru the 9 ball are worn and a little smaller with some minute imperfections. To...
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    Inside English/Pinching the bank?

    I don't shoot banks but like One Pocket. Some of the players talk about inside Engflish and pinching the bank. I always thought a level cue and center cue ball was the most accurate banking method. How often do good bankers use inside English/Pinch? When is it used?
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    Frozen to a rail rule

    The WBPA rule for: 8.4 Driven to a Rail A ball is said to be driven to a rail if it is not touching that rail and then touches that rail. A ball touching at the start of a shot (said to be “frozen” to the rail) is not considered driven to that rail unless it leaves the rail and returns. The...
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    Inspecting the opponents rack

    Yesterday in a rack your own One Pocket game, after my opponent racked I inspected his rack. He questioned my right to do that. I said I do it in 9 ball and 10 ball and have the right in One Pocket. It is easy to fix a rack to your advantage in 9 and 10 ball. But in One Pocket, rack your own...
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    Wing Ball On The Break

    What causes the wing ball to go towards the opponents pocket on the break? Is it the way the balls are racked? What can be done to avoid this?
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    Breaking on new cloth

    How would you adjust your break for new Simonis 760 cloth?
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    Making End Ball On Break?

    Lately I've notice some people make the end ball on the break about 1 in 3 tries. Many times they sell out though if they miss. Is there a special technique to make the end ball and is there a certain way the balls are racked that facilitates this.
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    End Game Problem #1

    http://CueTable.com/P/?@4AATS4BATl3CYna2PFFL3QcQu@ You have pocket A with ball in hand. Both players need 2 balls. What do you do?
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    The Beard and The Billy At The DCC

    While it is interesting to read some of the jousting here on the forum, I was very disappointed at the Derby this year. Why??? There was no repeat of the famous One Pocket shot argument at the last DCC in Louisville. As the argument got louder and the entourage got larger--we were taking bets...
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