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23.07.2010 20:00 to 23:59
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City/Town: Zurich (8005)
Event Type: Sports
Meeting Point: Billiardino, Heinrichstrasse 245

Short notice, I know, but I am craving some pool playing. Come if you like to play, if you like to drink, whatever.

All skill levels welcome.

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Billiardino
Heinrichstrasse 245
8005 Zurich
http://www.billiardino.ch/index1.php

As always, I will update (see below, close to the end of the first page) my clothing choice the day of. But normally, we are in the back left corner of the pool hall...

I will be there regardless of the numbers. And if this doesn't work for you, maybe reply to the thread with another Friday in August that is good for you and I will try to plan another one when it works for more people.
RSVP'd Yes: 11 (10 members and 1 guests)
  • JLF
  • MadMatt - But I haven't played in years...
  • MariaMARIA + 1 guest - and Billiardino's pizzas are great!
  • seeingbee - will be waltzing in late, hopefully with something to show for it... ;-)
  • jigz - Will be in late - not for the pool but for the drinks :)
  • Chuff - Ooh sounds tempting. Do I need to show you all how it's done again?
  • standardgirl - will be playing... haven't played in such a looong time ;)
  • eyebeebe - 4 pints is my aiming sweet spot
  • luminousmind08 - 9:10 tee time means pool tonight!
  • HashBrown - Will show up later after dinner. 10:30ish.
RSVP'd Maybe: 13 (11 members and 2 guests) RSVP'd No: 4
  • jeverett486 - Unfortunately, I haven't relocated to Zurich yet. But I have been CRAVING a pool night for five years!! I'll definitely participate in 2011. Jay
  • kevlegs - not this time
  • Begga - In this kind of weather there is only one place for me: The sofa in front of the TV.
  • cheshmatt - Hopefully next time
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Old 20.07.2010, 23:11
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YAY! It would be great to see you again...

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Is this a very maybe yes or a very maybe no? I would hope it was a very maybe yes with all the sh*t-talking you have done in the past...
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Old 21.07.2010, 08:42
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YAY! It would be great to see you again...

Is this a very maybe yes or a very maybe no? I would hope it was a very maybe yes with all the sh*t-talking you have done in the past...
It's been all factual information I tell's ya!!
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Old 21.07.2010, 10:02
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It's been all factual information I tell's ya!!
Just asking you to come out and back it up is all...
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Old 21.07.2010, 10:08
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Bear in mind people that a lot of American rules is played, so any Englishman is automatically at a disadvantage.
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Old 21.07.2010, 10:17
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hehe-that is the preference. However, I seem to remember us yielding to British rules by the end of the night last time out.

Rules don't matter when you are good...
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Old 21.07.2010, 13:57
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Bear in mind people that a lot of American rules is played, so any Englishman is automatically at a disadvantage.
good to see proper grammar employed by said Englishman...though enjoy those quirky rules you create on the fly.
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Old 23.07.2010, 09:48
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Trev - kiss my pasty English bum, and make sure you come.

And to the rest of you, I hereby issue a challenge that I will win 75% of my games tonight, and if I don't then JLF will buy a round of drinks for everyone.
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Old 23.07.2010, 10:17
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The English are always making excuses like this when it comes to poor performance in everything from football to their abilities in bed, and as it seems to English grammar as well.

Looks like I need to show up now.
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Old 23.07.2010, 10:20
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The English are always making excuses like this when it comes to poor performance in everything from football to their abilities in bed, and as it seems to English grammar as well.

Looks like I need to show up now.
On which particular topic will you be schooling us tonight, HB?
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Old 23.07.2010, 10:22
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Hash, I hereby slap the proverbial e-gauntlet accross your face, and will show you that my abilities with a cue as equally as proficient as those in the schlafzimmer.
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Old 23.07.2010, 10:28
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On which particular topic will you be schooling us tonight, HB?
Never said I was any better. Those first 10 years in Blighty had permanent effects.
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Old 23.07.2010, 10:40
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Trev - kiss my pasty English bum, and make sure you come.

And to the rest of you, I hereby issue a challenge that I will win 75% of my games tonight, and if I don't then JLF will buy a round of drinks for everyone.
Hmmm. I am not sure I agreed to this. Especially since I don't think you could beat me 25% of the time.

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No backing out now...

Anyway, it is time for some of you maybes to confirm yes or no, and whether you will be playing or just drinking. It is good to know numbers so they can set aside the tables for us. And with the weather being kinda crappy, I am hoping there will be many people out for pool/indoor drinking. We always go out afterwards too.

Again, we should be in the back left corner of the pool hall if they put us in our normal spot. Otherwise, I will be wearing a pair of black pants and either a green or navy blue shirt. As always, 5'4'', medium build, curly brownish-red hair. Name = Julie

If you are worried about meeting up with us, please PM me and I will give you my number. Looking forward to it.
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Old 23.07.2010, 10:42
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I was going to give tonight a miss, but after reading these post, this is getting a little interesting ...
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I can't make it tonight. I have a friend that is leaving this pleasant land and heading back to the USA.

Sooorrry.

What are the different rules you play then? I know there are so many different rules out there.
One I don't like if it even is allowed is if you "snooker" someone and they don't feel they can hit their ball they deliberately foul to bring their balls into the open grrr.


The main ones I play by are:
You can pick up the white after a foul and place it anywhere in the baulk area and can play in any direction.
Usually two shots on the black after a foul although I prefer just one.

Not sure of any other really differing rules.

I may be putting a Pool night in the Zug area soon if there are interested parties. The we could have away games lol.
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If I weren't here, I'd be there.
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I find the more the drink the better i get.. up to a point, timing is crucial!
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Old 23.07.2010, 11:20
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I find the more the drink the better i get.. up to a point, timing is crucial!
We're back to sex discussion again.
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Old 23.07.2010, 11:21
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What are the different rules you play then? I know there are so many different rules out there.
One I don't like if it even is allowed is if you "snooker" someone and they don't feel they can hit their ball they deliberately foul to bring their balls into the open grrr.

The main ones I play by are:
You can pick up the white after a foul and place it anywhere in the baulk area and can play in any direction.
Usually two shots on the black after a foul although I prefer just one.

Not sure of any other really differing rules.

I may be putting a Pool night in the Zug area soon if there are interested parties. The we could have away games lol.
I definitely don't play that first rule, although within the rules I play, people could do that... And never two shots on the black ball after a foul (unless it is British rules (I think)).

Standard "American rules" are here and we usually play a little bit modified from this to make the games go faster.

I found this link for "British rules" and it looks about right from what the guys told me.

Totally up for going to Zug to play. I am sure we could get together a Zurich crew to come down...
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Old 23.07.2010, 11:23
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We're back to sex discussion again.
So many parts of pool and playing pool are all about sex, Hash... I though for sure you would already know that.
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