Frost vs. Pagulayan 2005 D.C.C. Shot #3

Cowboy Dennis

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It's Scotts shot. The last ball on the table and he needs it to win the match. What would you do?

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I would pocket the ball and leave the cb against the curb, but Frost looks like he's about to two-rail it out of there toward his pocket. Maybe he's a better player than I am. :rolleyes:
 

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first thing I would do, would be to lose that shirt!:eek:

then I would probably make the ball and try and corner hook him
 

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I don't know what Scott did....and contrary to what v suggested....the One Pocket strategy in this situation that all seasoned players that I know use, is...that when the final ball is at the points of the pocket diagonal to your pocket, as in this example - you don't shoot the ball in - your goal is to nudge it deep into the jaws so that your opponent is forced to make it - because when he's forced to make it, he has to get the cueball over to the other side of the table to get safe and not leave a shot...

...and I wish I had a quarter for every time I've seen a player not get safe when pocketing that hanging ball - usually by leaving the cut shot.

- Ghost
 
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One Pocket Ghost said:
I don't know what Scott did....and contrary to what v suggested....the One Pocket strategy in this situation that all sesooned players that I know use, is...that when the final ball is at the points of the pocket diagonal to your pocket, as in this example - you don't shoot the ball in - your goal is to nudge it deep into the jaws so the your opponent is forced to make it - because when he's forced to make it, he has to get the cueball over to the other side of the table to not leave a shot...

...and I wish I had a quarter for every time I've seen a player not get safe when pocketing that hanging ball - usually by leaving the cut shot.

- Ghost
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I've shot this only twice, made it once hung it the other shot. It's hit with left english to keep the CB from going down table with it.;)
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^^^^ that has to be what scott shot
you wouldnt expect him to play safe would you?:rolleyes:
 

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androd said:
I've shot this only twice, made it once hung it the other shot. It's hit with left english to keep the CB from going down table with it.;)
Rod.


Please shoot it, if we ever play...:)

- Ghosty
 

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If it was me, The Kicking Ghost shooting...I'd kick the 5ball 2-rails into my pocket, cueball sticks right there, and I'm out..:eek:..:cool:

- Ghost
 

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One Pocket Ghost said:
If it was me, The Kicking Ghost shooting...I'd kick the 5ball 2-rails into my pocket, cueball sticks right there, and I'm out..:eek:..:cool:

- Ghost
Diagram us an example of what you mean. :p :D
Rod.

Trust me, you cannot out-move a Ghost..
 

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androd said:
Diagram us an example of what you mean. :p :D
Rod.

Trust me, you cannot out-move a Ghost..

here ya go Rod :) ---------->

[CUETABLE]http://CueTable.com/P/?@2EXhR2PNCo2YXhR2YUOp1YcUQ3YcAq2kNCo2kbjA2kYOM@[/CUETABLE]
 
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Cowboy Dennis

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One Pocket Ghost said:
here ya go Rod :) ---------->

[CUETABLE]http://CueTable.com/P/?@2EXhR2PNCo2YXhR2YUOp1YcUQ3YcAq2kNCo2kbjA2kYOM@[/CUETABLE]
That's a real nice imagination you got there Ghosty:p .
 

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One Pocket Ghost said:
If it was me, The Kicking Ghost shooting...I'd kick the 5ball 2-rails into my pocket, cueball sticks right there, and I'm out...:cool:

- Ghost
Cue ball sticking may not be the problem...We used to call that a "Grady shot"...Meaning, it was very creative...but had about a 25-30% success ratio...I have shot many similar "desperation" shots....But, I must assume that you would be getting "staked" to fire at such a low percentage shot...:eek: (especially if it were the last ball on the table)..:eek:... We both know...It is frought with peril, and could be a game ender...with you digging in your pocket...:cool:

Sand Duck <---is hoping you are getting "staked" at DCC...He may ask to jack it up a little !..:eek:
 
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SJDinPHX said:
We used to call that a "Grady shot"...it has about a 30% success ratio...I assume you would be getting staked to fire at such a low %tage shot... (especially if it were the last ball on the table)..:eek: It is frought with peril...:cool:

Hey 'loose cannon'! :D thanks for the vote of confidence for my shot - glad to see you like it...30% success ratio is great - now I'm for sure shooting it....I was only figuring it for a 15% success ratio...:)

- Ghrosty
 

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Unless I'm mistaken, Alex makes one hell of a reply after Scott's shot. I won't ruin the suspense, but even Scott laughed and gave him some love after The Lion's next shot.
 

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One Pocket Ghost said:
Hey 'loose cannon'! :D thanks for the vote of confidence for my shot - glad to see you like it...30% success ratio is great - now I'm for sure shooting it....I was only figuring it for a 15% success ratio...:)

- Ghrosty
Of course the Ghost is correct (I'd expect nothing less). Alex hit it like it had eyes and it went straight in his pocket. After Scott & Alex got done kissing and hugging they played game 5.

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boy the ghost is gonna have a big head and stick out his chest when he sees the shot^^^^^.
good job ghosty:)
 
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