Wwyd Jtompilot vs Mkbtank

Mkbtank

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Wwyd Jtompilot vs Mkbtank

I was in Jail. First I looked at Cincys shot. Too much traffic for me and too easy to leave a bank imo. When I saw the two balls tied up on his side that gave me my answer. Rodney and those in the uptable camp get this cookie lol. I didn’t like the angle coming off the one so took the foul just to the left of the one heading for his long rail near that chalk and trying to put him on the back rail. Much safer imo. Less chance of me selling out. One of the things I try to keep in mind nowadays is what Dr Bill always says. “Put the other guy in a position to make them have to perform”.


And yes he could try to put me back on the one but I could just go back uptable on his side off the one next time. Plus it’s a long touchy shot which may give me an opening. Certainly better than the position I started in! Note... if he cut the 3 I could have problems.... lol.

As it turned out I think he did try to get me tied up on the one but I
could see the three and banked it into the stack. I think!! I’m not sure though. We played so long it’s a blur lol.

Here is how it turned out...

 

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I think players sometimes misunderstand the purpose of the intentional scratch. Mostly it is used to (at least for one inning) get out of a trap where you don't have alternatives that are easy to fetch. But, there are other uses as well. Those include Psychological Warfare where you just refuse to give in to your opponent and the trap you're in. Also, you might get your opponent to take an intentional himself which will help you out by him owing balls as well. And lastly if you own a pool room like I do, you can get more table time out of your opponent.......lol
 

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I think players sometimes misunderstand the purpose of the intentional scratch. Mostly it is used to (at least for one inning) get out of a trap where you don't have alternatives that are easy to fetch. But, there are other uses as well. Those include Psychological Warfare where you just refuse to give in to your opponent and the trap you're in. Also, you might get your opponent to take an intentional himself which will help you out by him owing balls as well. And lastly if you own a pool room like I do, you can get more table time out of your opponent.......lol


All good points lol.
 

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Very good thinking and great decision.

I was in Jail. First I looked at Cincys shot. Too much traffic for me and too easy to leave a bank imo. When I saw the two balls tied up on his side that gave me my answer. Rodney and those in the uptable camp get this cookie lol. I didn’t like the angle coming off the one so took the foul just to the left of the one heading for his long rail near that chalk and trying to put him on the back rail. Much safer imo. Less chance of me selling out. One of the things I try to keep in mind nowadays is what Dr Bill always says. “Put the other guy in a position to make them have to perform”.


And yes he could try to put me back on the one but I could just go back uptable on his side off the one next time. Plus it’s a long touchy shot which may give me an opening. Certainly better than the position I started in! Note... if he cut the 3 I could have problems.... lol.

As it turned out I think he did try to get me tied up on the one but I
could see the three and banked it into the stack. I think!! I’m not sure though. We played so long it’s a blur lol.

Here is how it turned out...

 

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Wwyd Jtompilot vs Mkbtank

What was the outcome of the match?


Well the last time we played a few years ago Jim got me and this time I got him. Rubber match coming in September I think. Always a great time playing and hanging with the Pilot win or lose.
 

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great shot Mitch!

As I told you though, if I were the pilot, I may cut the 3, but if it were cincy (who doesn't shoot ass straight as him), I am playing off the left side of 12, to my long rail and putting you froze to the 1...

looking at it again, if i have to hit the 12 too thin to get there, i am also lag cutting the 3, I think its a free shot...
 

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Wwyd Jtompilot vs Mkbtank

great shot Mitch!

As I told you though, if I were the pilot, I may cut the 3, but if it were cincy (who doesn't shoot ass straight as him), I am playing off the left side of 12, to my long rail and putting you froze to the 1...

looking at it again, if i have to hit the 12 too thin to get there, i am also lag cutting the 3, I think its a free shot...


I agree about the 3.
 

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Wwyd Jtompilot vs Mkbtank

Try to carom the 3ball off the 11ball. :) as you well know.


Yessireebob.... makes the whole thing easier :). LHE and it should turn out just fine any way they land with the cue hidden behind the stack.
 
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