SVB played Scott Frost in Vegas, 8 ahead

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Scott was giving up 8-7 for 15k in a 8 ahead matchup at Pool Sharks in Vegas last night.

Apparently it was over pretty quick, with Shane winning handily.

While I agree that Shane deserves a spot, how little it might be, since he's playing a elite top level onepocket champion, does anyone else think that 8-7 is a bad spot? I mean I would think they would have to go to more balls.10-9 or 13-12 or something. It just seems that 7 is such a small number of balls for a guy that's going to run a lot of balls if given any chance to do so. At least having to go to more balls, the game might not be over with so soon.

Then again, I guess Scott should be out quick too though.:) Then again.. Shane won, so I guess it wasn't a bad spot. Just seems the higher number of balls someone has to get too, favors the onepocket player, instead of the shooter. The shooter is going to get chunks of 6 or 8, but at least the game wouldn't be over.

I think SVB has the potential to end up being possibly, another Efren. Someone who is going to win for several decades and be talked about as being one of the all time greatest players, ever.

This is a guy that lives and breathes pool. He is someone who practices hard. A proven champion who continues to practice, just like all those years he did before he was a champion. If he's not in action, he's practicing.

I am very impressed with this young man. He has got it sh1t straight, isn't into drugs, doesn't run with the wrong crowd, isn't out robbing rich guys who can't play, isn't full of himself, bets his own money, is scared of no one and seeks out tough games, plays all games and isn't a loudmouth, just let's his cue do his talking.

He said on his Facebook page, that he may be moving to Vegas because there's money there. He has enough discipline that I can see him not getting sucked into losing all his hard earned money in a casino.

Shane said he will be a the pool hall again tonight.... so something may go down again... who knows!
 

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Scott was giving up 8-7 for 15k in a 8 ahead matchup at Pool Sharks in Vegas last night.

Apparently it was over pretty quick, with Shane winning handily.

While I agree that Shane deserves a spot, how little it might be, since he's playing a elite top level onepocket champion, does anyone else think that 8-7 is a bad spot? I mean I would think they would have to go to more balls.10-9 or 13-12 or something. It just seems that 7 is such a small number of balls for a guy that's going to run a lot of balls if given any chance to do so. At least having to go to more balls, the game might not be over with so soon.

Then again, I guess Scott should be out quick too though.:) Then again.. Shane won, so I guess it wasn't a bad spot. Just seems the higher number of balls someone has to get too, favors the onepocket player, instead of the shooter. The shooter is going to get chunks of 6 or 8, but at least the game wouldn't be over.

I think SVB has the potential to end up being possibly, another Efren. Someone who is going to win for several decades and be talked about as being one of the all time greatest players, ever.

This is a guy that lives and breathes pool. He is someone who practices hard. A proven champion who continues to practice, just like all those years he did before he was a champion. If he's not in action, he's practicing.

I am very impressed with this young man. He has got it sh1t straight, isn't into drugs, doesn't run with the wrong crowd, isn't out robbing rich guys who can't play, isn't full of himself, bets his own money, is scared of no one and seeks out tough games, plays all games and isn't a loudmouth, just let's his cue do his talking.

He said on his Facebook page, that he may be moving to Vegas because there's money there. He has enough discipline that I can see him not getting sucked into losing all his hard earned money in a casino.

Shane said he will be a the pool hall again tonight.... so something may go down again... who knows!
It's surprising that Shane went through Scott so quickly. It would be interesting to hear from someone who was there, in order to learn about Scott's state of mind, if he was in stroke, etc. Or did Shane just steamroll Scott. Scott seems to be playing a little below his normal game ever since the Derby.

But I agree with your points about Shane. I believed a few years ago that if Shane ever put his full concentration onto one-pocket, he would become the best. He has all the equipment. His only possible weakness would be a very slight lack of the killer instinct; and I'm not even sure that's true. I know he has a desire to win and has excellent powers of concentration.

Yeah, 8-7 with these guys would almost be like playing 6 ball, in contrast to 10 ball.;) Something like 11-9 or 12-10 would seem like a better contrast. On the other hand, maybe they wanted it to move along.

Let us know if they're supposed to rackem up again. Maybe Lenny knows. Perhaps Artie could go down there and give us his opinion.

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OK, I know I'm going to get ripped for saying this, but I think a lot of people over-rate Scott. I feel he probably in the top 5 and maybe on his best day at the top but I don't think that he plays at that level all the time. Look at his performance at the US Open One Pocket. Chris Bartrum beat him and I've never heard of Chris being mentioned among the top 5! Don't get me wrong, he's a great player but I still think Efren is at the top of the heap!
 

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CaliRed said:
Scott was giving up 8-7 for 15k in a 8 ahead matchup at Pool Sharks in Vegas last night.

Apparently it was over pretty quick, with Shane winning handily.

While I agree that Shane deserves a spot, how little it might be, since he's playing a elite top level onepocket champion, does anyone else think that 8-7 is a bad spot? I mean I would think they would have to go to more balls.10-9 or 13-12 or something. It just seems that 7 is such a small number of balls for a guy that's going to run a lot of balls if given any chance to do so. At least having to go to more balls, the game might not be over with so soon.

Then again, I guess Scott should be out quick too though.:) Then again.. Shane won, so I guess it wasn't a bad spot. Just seems the higher number of balls someone has to get too, favors the onepocket player, instead of the shooter. The shooter is going to get chunks of 6 or 8, but at least the game wouldn't be over.

I think SVB has the potential to end up being possibly, another Efren. Someone who is going to win for several decades and be talked about as being one of the all time greatest players, ever.

This is a guy that lives and breathes pool. He is someone who practices hard. A proven champion who continues to practice, just like all those years he did before he was a champion. If he's not in action, he's practicing.

I am very impressed with this young man. He has got it sh1t straight, isn't into drugs, doesn't run with the wrong crowd, isn't out robbing rich guys who can't play, isn't full of himself, bets his own money, is scared of no one and seeks out tough games, plays all games and isn't a loudmouth, just let's his cue do his talking.

He said on his Facebook page, that he may be moving to Vegas because there's money there. He has enough discipline that I can see him not getting sucked into losing all his hard earned money in a casino.

Shane said he will be a the pool hall again tonight.... so something may go down again... who knows!
I agree Cali, I think 8-7 is a huge spot and Scott should have negotiated for 10-9 or even 9-8. Shane is learning the game by leaps and bounds and soon he may be the onepocket frontrunner.
 

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OK, I know I'm going to get ripped for saying this, but I think a lot of people over-rate Scott. I feel he probably in the top 5 and maybe on his best day at the top but I don't think that he plays at that level all the time. Look at his performance at the US Open One Pocket. Chris Bartrum beat him and I've never heard of Chris being mentioned among the top 5! Don't get me wrong, he's a great player but I still think Efren is at the top of the heap!

As Granny said,:) :)
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As aggressive as Scott plays (though he moves well, and very aggressively) I think a guy like SVB would be the toughest for him to beat giving weight. It comes down to firing at your hole and either shaping or squatting.

Which of the two players do you really think is stronger at firing at the hole and twirling the rock? Just sayin.

How much time did they spend moving? With fast results, I surmise little to none. So why does Scotts moving 'advantage' even figure in?

How about 8 ahead, 2 games even, 2 games 8-7, 2 games even, 2 games 8-7? Rotated like that until the end?
 

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As aggressive as Scott plays (though he moves well, and very aggressively) I think a guy like SVB would be the toughest for him to beat giving weight. It comes down to firing at your hole and either shaping or squatting.

Which of the two players do you really think is stronger at firing at the hole and twirling the rock? Just sayin.

How much time did they spend moving? With fast results, I surmise little to none. So why does Scotts moving 'advantage' even figure in?

How about 8 ahead, 2 games even, 2 games 8-7, 2 games even, 2 games 8-7? Rotated like that until the end?

Do you really think the ball meant anything? How many games did he get to "7" that he could not have gotten "8". I think Scott would have his hands full playing them all even! That one ball doesn't mean shit to someone who runs the balls like Shane. Hell, he might have been able to spot Scott 8-7!
 

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Scott was giving up 8-7 for 15k in a 8 ahead matchup at Pool Sharks in Vegas last night.

Apparently it was over pretty quick, with Shane winning handily.

While I agree that Shane deserves a spot, how little it might be, since he's playing a elite top level onepocket champion, does anyone else think that 8-7 is a bad spot? I mean I would think they would have to go to more balls.10-9 or 13-12 or something. It just seems that 7 is such a small number of balls for a guy that's going to run a lot of balls if given any chance to do so. At least having to go to more balls, the game might not be over with so soon.

Then again, I guess Scott should be out quick too though.:) Then again.. Shane won, so I guess it wasn't a bad spot. Just seems the higher number of balls someone has to get too, favors the onepocket player, instead of the shooter. The shooter is going to get chunks of 6 or 8, but at least the game wouldn't be over.

I think SVB has the potential to end up being possibly, another Efren. Someone who is going to win for several decades and be talked about as being one of the all time greatest players, ever.

This is a guy that lives and breathes pool. He is someone who practices hard. A proven champion who continues to practice, just like all those years he did before he was a champion. If he's not in action, he's practicing.

I am very impressed with this young man. He has got it sh1t straight, isn't into drugs, doesn't run with the wrong crowd, isn't out robbing rich guys who can't play, isn't full of himself, bets his own money, is scared of no one and seeks out tough games, plays all games and isn't a loudmouth, just let's his cue do his talking.
8-7 is a tremendously large spot to give a player of SVB's caliber. If Frost continues his downward spiral, as he probably will, SVB will be spotting him in 4-5 years. He sounds like my kind of player.

Dennis
 

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8-7 is a tremendously large spot to give a player of SVB's caliber. If Frost continues his downward spiral, as he probably will, SVB will be spotting him in 4-5 years. He sounds like my kind of player.

Dennis

Thier playing 9 to 8 and Thats a better game fore Shane then 8 to 7.

Shane is underrated. And he shoots better and makes less mistakes with the cueball. I told Shane 2 years ago.

That I would make him the best one pocket player in the world. And I will play with him in provate. And I will take 20 thousand dollaers for teaching hom.

And if he is not the besyt and bets all the top players. I dont want a quater.

He sais he only likes too play nine ball and ten ball. And I told him he is pasing up the best deal off his lofe.

Will he is shooting a great game off one pocket. And HIs control is a 10 his shooting is a 10.

And he shoots jacket up off the thumb on the rail better then any living human I have ever seen.

And Scott I dont think will win. Because the both shoot one pocket.

And Scott can not out shoot him playing one pocket.

And I said last night that shane was going too win. And Her is Me opinion what Scoot needs too do to change it around.

He needs to play even. And even then Scott I dont think will win shootinh one pocket with shane.

Because thats his game shooting and fire power. And Shane is more axaxte and more accurate in shooting and cue ball control.

They are playing 8 ahead. I dont think Scott can win a long session like that 8 ahead.

And with rwo equale players it should take days for someone too get 8 games ahead.

And the reason Scott should not play a long session like that with Shanne.

Because Shanne will get better and stronger. And the weight off 9 to 8 will take its toll on Scott.

And Shane loves too play forever. Thats all he wants too do and talk about.

And Thats in Shannes favor big time. Because he is a real student off the game and enjoys playing forever.

He might play for 3 days in a rowe. And I no for sure Shanne can ware Scott out. And thats what 8 ahead is.

And 9 to 8 I dont think scott can win any off those long sessions.

And Shanne is very consistant. And buts a lot off pressure on his oponente.

Because he does not give you no chancesv and keeps good control off the cue ball and shots.

I definatly would bet on Shanne. And all the sharp guys like Scott. Not me.

And I seen the talent Shane has and he couldnt have been the greatest player today. Or maybe in life.

But he will play a shooting style one pocket game Thats what he lokes.

And he knowes about everything every other player knowes..

Scott needs too play him a best 6 out off 9 or 11 and but some pressure on Shane.

If he doest he cannot win. Iseen them both play enough too no who and why he should win.

Scott cannot play him 8 ahead. Because Shane loves too play too much.

And I think its hard work. And a hard grinde for Shane. And when Scott shoots at Shane. sHANE WILL SHOOT WRIGHT BACK.

bUT i AM LETTING EVERYBODY NO. I do not see any way that Scott can win playing this kind off session. No matter spot or no spot.

Watch Shane play a player thats betting spotted sould make mistakes. Put he doesnt.

And he will only get stronger as the session goes on.

Because he loves playing a long time. And THats the way its going to go and end up.

I donot see no other outcome in the match. And Shane is getting better and stronger at everything.

And its very hard too beat a player that shoots soo good. And will play for days because he loves too play.

Everything is in Shans court. And he will breack Scott down. Because Scott can not take that shooting for a long time.

And still play his game. What I see with Shane is that he is the hardest player playing today.

To breack him down. And if Shane and Eral play nineball or ten ball again.

Shane is the right sde. Today I make him the best nine ball and ten ball player. And Alex and Appleton and Erale very close.

And Shane makes good games. And he playes hard too win. Thats a tough combination too beat.

But Scott has too get away playing him 8 ahead long sesions. They favor Shane.

And Scott can win a different kind off session. IF its shorter. And he playes a different style off game.

His shooting game will not work with Shanne. Because Shanne out shoots him.

And SCott has too out move him or he cannot win. You herd it all from me know.

And I see what it is. And any one pocket player. Has too move too beat Shanne. And not long sessions with Shanne.

Other players Yes but not this bird.

He loves this long stuff too much. He would play ten ball a race too 200 if he could find someone too play.

Never PLay a pool lover and learner long games. They will ware you out.

We will see what happines and when its all over you will see what I said. Is COrrect.

And Shanne should becone the best player in todays generation. If he keeps playing and learning.

But he past up once in a life time deal. And when he gets older. And Im gone he will regret that he did not learn the correct way to play. And what too do.

And he will regret it more then everyone else. Because he is a student. And no real student turns down Knowledge. And Im sure that one day a great shooter will learn it.

If not then thats the way it goes. And life moves on. And you will see that most off the things I say are correct.

And I use the word correct. Over Wright to avoid arrguments. In case someone wants too no why I use correct over wright.

And its a better way off presenting something. Like some one telling you they are Wright. Or they are correct.

Correct is not intimidating. Were by saying Im WRIGHT Youre Wrong. Its way too strong.

But Shanne should win and if they play again after that. ( to 8 on SCotts breack and even on Shanes breack.

If they play 8 ahead. THe same thing will happen,. And the more times Scott looses 8 games ahead. THe haeder it will get.

He hastoo change the session.

HE thought because he is the better player. THe BEtter a long race would be for him.

But its not. Lots off things in this post you can learn about when people are playing.

I won a lot off money betting on games. That was my best game. Nowe you no that.

And at Bensinger and North Shore I would bet on 3 or 4 games and card games. I was in action all the time.

And If you have a lot off actionyou dont need to go anywere. THats for people who have no action.

And when you no everybody. Its one big candy store. Just like the Casino Sports books.

They give you the money.
 

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8-7?

The police in Vegas must be on strike.

Give Shane a shot and you WILL sleep in the street ... and unlike so many 'one pocket champions' these days he does not put himself in trouble on the out ball or the one preceeding it.
 

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Artie,

If you think Scott can't handle a marathon session, think again. If they match up even in an ahead set, I'd be willing to bet a little chunk on Scott if you're interested. :cool:
 

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Artie Bodendorfer said:
Thier playing 9 to 8 and Thats a better game fore Shane then 8 to 7.


Cowboy Dennis said:
Artie, if the first statement is correct then the second statement is incorrect .:)

Dennis

This gibbrish is getting silly. Now he said they should play even. Wouldn't that be an even bigger spot for Shane ? :D
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This gibbrish is getting silly. Now he said they should play even. Wouldn't that be an even bigger spot for Shane ? :D
Rod

I will cleaerify it. To make it real clear. 8 to 7 we all no is a better spot then 9 to 8.

But not in this situation. Because Shane will run 8 or 7 almost just as easy.

But Scott going too nine will make it harder for him then 8.

And nine is harder too run then 8 balls. Because thier are less balls too shot and choose from.

And when I played Bugs. I could have got 8 to 7 but I took 9 to 8 instead.

Because its not harser for me to make 8 then 7 Just a very little difference.

But makeing 9 is way harder then 8 just try it and see.

And I said if Shanr wins 9 to 8 they will probable go with even one game and 9 to 8 thee other game.

Or the will play even. Or take 11 to 10 or 6 to 5 on the money. BUt I dont no what happened yet who won.

I am saying this if Dhane wines. And the long sessions favot Shane.

Im not saying that Scott cant play long sessions because he can. But Shane is a exception too that rule.

It favores him against any player. Excepte maybe Alex. And Appelton.

THe longer they play the better it is for Shane.

And SCott and Shanr might not play even ever. Im just looking way ahead.

Shane will improve more then Scott the longer they play. Because Shane is learning. And when you learn new and different things

Youre game will get stronger. And that is what will happen with Shane.

Belive it or not. And it does not mayyer who someone thinks will win.

These are the facts and they are true. And I dont care who you bet on.

Im telling you whats what.

And when they are all done playing. Let me no if I was wright or wrong.

Im not her too debate who will win the S and S match. OR about peoples choice or openions.

THier will be two sides too that game. As long as they keep playing. But what I am saying is the truth.

And thier are exceptions too the rulle 9 to 8 is dtronger for the other player then 8 to 7.

And I would say that 95% off the people will agree that 8 to 7 is better then 9 to 8. And it is. And it is matamatical correct. And percentage wise.

That 8 to 7 is a better spot then 9 to 8. But its not better in this game for Shane.

JUst like 10 ball is better for Shane then 9 ball. Because off his shooting skill.

And If I would be on Shannes coaching team. And if Shanne and Scott played even.

It would be in Shanes favior to play the game. 9 to 9 instead off 8 to 8 every game.

But you might not understand that.

And a long session helps the player who loves too play all the time. And thats what he wants too do play pool and keep inproveing.

Nobody is more commited then Shane. JUst watch both players practice sessions and you will see iy as clear as a bell. Shane will practice even after a match.

And that my friend is hard too go upagainst. Just too much comitment for anybody. And I never seen anyone what too play night and day loke Shane.

Its like a player that cant live without playing pool. He is a very unusuale person in that respect.

And nobody is commited more then Shane. Even though players like Buddy Hall and Johnny Archer are very comited. And also have that drive.

But I dont think anyone would do what Shane does. And put in all that time like he does playing pool and staying sharp.

Theese sessionsare great and it doesnt get any better then this. WAy over a tournement match.

And the session is long enough for the better player too win.
 

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From what I hear, they were playing again last night... The spot was adjusted to 9-8, Scott still giving up the spot:)

So to recap.. 1st session, Scott giving up 8-7 ... Shane wins pretty handily

2nd session - Scott giving up 9-8... Shane is up 3 games someone reported at 9:30 am, was up 6 games at one point.

C'mon Artie.. you're in Vegas. It's your duty to grab a smartphone, sign up for a Twitter account and give us updates when people play there in Vegas. Twitter messages are limited to 140 characters, so you wouldn't have any choice to be short and sweet.:)
 

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From what I hear, they were playing again last night... The spot was adjusted to 9-8, Scott still giving up the spot

So to recap.. 1st session, Scott giving up 8-7 ... Shane wins pretty handily

2nd session - Scott giving up 9-8... Shane is up 3 games someone reported at 9:30 am, was up 6 games at one point.

C'mon Artie.. you're in Vegas. It's your duty to grab a smartphone, sign up for a Twitter account and give us updates when people play there in Vegas. Twitter messages are limited to 140 characters, so you wouldn't have any choice to be short and sweet.

LOL :) :p :D :rolleyes: :eek:
 

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I will cleaerify it. To make it real clear. 8 to 7 we all no is a better spot then 9 to 8.

But not in this situation. Because Shane will run 8 or 7 almost just as easy.

But Scott going too nine will make it harder for him then 8.

And nine is harder too run then 8 balls. Because thier are less balls too shot and choose from.

And when I played Bugs. I could have got 8 to 7 but I took 9 to 8 instead.

Because its not harser for me to make 8 then 7 Just a very little difference.

But makeing 9 is way harder then 8 just try it and see.

And I said if Shanr wins 9 to 8 they will probable go with even one game and 9 to 8 thee other game.

Or the will play even. Or take 11 to 10 or 6 to 5 on the money. BUt I dont no what happened yet who won.

I am saying this if Dhane wines. And the long sessions favot Shane.

Im not saying that Scott cant play long sessions because he can. But Shane is a exception too that rule.

It favores him against any player. Excepte maybe Alex. And Appelton.

THe longer they play the better it is for Shane.

And SCott and Shanr might not play even ever. Im just looking way ahead.

Shane will improve more then Scott the longer they play. Because Shane is learning. And when you learn new and different things

Youre game will get stronger. And that is what will happen with Shane.

Belive it or not. And it does not mayyer who someone thinks will win.

These are the facts and they are true. And I dont care who you bet on.

Im telling you whats what.

And when they are all done playing. Let me no if I was wright or wrong.

Im not her too debate who will win the S and S match. OR about peoples choice or openions.

THier will be two sides too that game. As long as they keep playing. But what I am saying is the truth.

And thier are exceptions too the rulle 9 to 8 is dtronger for the other player then 8 to 7.

And I would say that 95% off the people will agree that 8 to 7 is better then 9 to 8. And it is. And it is matamatical correct. And percentage wise.

That 8 to 7 is a better spot then 9 to 8. But its not better in this game for Shane.

JUst like 10 ball is better for Shane then 9 ball. Because off his shooting skill.

And If I would be on Shannes coaching team. And if Shanne and Scott played even.

It would be in Shanes favior to play the game. 9 to 9 instead off 8 to 8 every game.

But you might not understand that.

And a long session helps the player who loves too play all the time. And thats what he wants too do play pool and keep inproveing.

Nobody is more commited then Shane. JUst watch both players practice sessions and you will see iy as clear as a bell. Shane will practice even after a match.

And that my friend is hard too go upagainst. Just too much comitment for anybody. And I never seen anyone what too play night and day loke Shane.

Its like a player that cant live without playing pool. He is a very unusuale person in that respect.

And nobody is commited more then Shane. Even though players like Buddy Hall and Johnny Archer are very comited. And also have that drive.

But I dont think anyone would do what Shane does. And put in all that time like he does playing pool and staying sharp.

Theese sessionsare great and it doesnt get any better then this. WAy over a tournement match.

And the session is long enough for the better player too win.

Back in the mid to late 90's Jack Cooney was in town. After one match he was talking to several people about giving up different weight. During this conversation he stated that he would rather give up 9-7 than 10-8 to the same guy who needed 10-8. His stated reasoning was that the two balls that he spotted for the 10-8 game would tie up the spot and prevent him from running as many balls as if he was playing a 9-7 game and not spotting any balls. I can still remember California John McCue discussing it in stunned amazement with the several of us standing around. Cooney was playing so good then that I just figured he knew what was right for him.

Now I'm really confused:confused: .

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Back in the mid to late 90's Jack Cooney was in town. After one match he was talking to several people about giving up different weight. During this conversation he stated that he would rather give up 9-7 than 10-8 to the same guy who needed 10-8. His stated reasoning was that the two balls that he spotted for the 10-8 game would tie up the spot and prevent him from running as many balls as if he was playing a 9-7 game and not spotting any balls. I can still remember California John McCue discussing it in stunned amazement with the several of us standing around. Cooney was playing so good then that I just figured he knew what was right for him.

Now I'm really confused:confused: .

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Jack never quits working.:D
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Artie Bodendorfer said:
I will cleaerify it. To make it real clear. 8 to 7 we all no is a better spot then 9 to 8.

But not in this situation. Because Shane will run 8 or 7 almost just as easy.

But Scott going too nine will make it harder for him then 8.

And nine is harder too run then 8 balls. Because thier are less balls too shot and choose from.

And when I played Bugs. I could have got 8 to 7 but I took 9 to 8 instead.

Because its not harser for me to make 8 then 7 Just a very little difference.

But makeing 9 is way harder then 8 just try it and see.


And thier are exceptions too the rulle 9 to 8 is dtronger for the other player then 8 to 7.

And I would say that 95% off the people will agree that 8 to 7 is better then 9 to 8. And it is. And it is matamatical correct. And percentage wise.

That 8 to 7 is a better spot then 9 to 8. But its not better in this game for Shane.
Artie,

If I understand your reasoning properly then you are saying that it's proportionately harder for Scott to run 9 than it is for SVB to run 8, is that right? I understand that you are speaking of an 8-ahead match so little differences are added up over time in the match (if the game is close). I suppose that over the course of a very long match this could be a factor but it seems like the opposite must also be true: the opposite is that it's proportionately easier for SVB to run 7 than it is for Frost to run 8. I guess that in a long, drawn-out, 8-ahead match Frost going to 9 might wear on him to a higher degree than SVB going to 7 might help him. But, since SVB already won playing 8-7 I guess that theory is out the window UNLESS SVB wins handily playing 9-8. I'm gettin' a headache:eek: .

P.S. Artie, what did you and Bugs bet when you played each other?

P.PS. If you played him for under $20 a game please don't answer.

Dennis
 
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