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06-24-2004, 02:24 PM
Hello there.

This would be my first post--glad I found this place. I guess I could introduce myself *this is where everyone goes to another topic, or falls asleep and shorts out their keyboard!*

My name is Dea, and I'm not nearly as great at Billiards as any of you here! I've been reading posts for a while, but not signed up, and I have such a respect for all of you. There is so much technicallity that goes into this game..that I play only for fun. It's a game that's been marvelously turned into a sport, but not just any sport, a very mind-boggling, unpredictable, and AMAZING one.

I hope you accept me to this community with an open mind, that I am not a player, just simply a fan. I can play a decent game, but my "talent" apparently lies in painting, designing, and sketching. I hope to incorporate my love for billiards with my works of art soon enough.

Nice to meet all of you, as I do, and hope all is well with you.

Like my avatar? Made it myself(: haha.


06-24-2004, 07:40 PM
Dea...What's your game of choice in the billiard sport?


06-24-2004, 09:06 PM
Well, I am best at 8-ball, but I prefer 9-ball as a challenge(:


06-24-2004, 10:38 PM
Welcome Dea,

Most people's talents here are making a living just like you. Pool is a hobby/sport they like to play, some just take it a little more serious. Missouri eh? I have relatives back in them parts I use to live in your neighbor state, Kansas. This part of the forum, meaning "newbys" was meant for new people to ask questions about forums and such.

It's ok though, but the main forums is not here. lol If your a pool player or watch your welcome. That's what we all do. There is a non pool related forum also, so join right in. And no I don't gotta pea, cute though. /ccboard/images/graemlins/laugh.gif


06-25-2004, 07:19 AM
Nine will always be my fetish, but I can play 8-ball. I just like the hunt for the next lower ball in nine, plus it is fast. Eightball games get to be a chess match now that BIH fouls exist, especially with some of the well studied safety kings(queens) who have perfected their skill. Many would rather hook you than run out...takes some of the fun away, and yet I CAN hook well. What area of Missouri are you from???sid

06-26-2004, 10:41 AM
Haha, I make little icons like that all the time...something different than the usuals!(;

Sid_Vicious, I live in the bootheel of Missouri. I live about 2 minutes from the Mississippi River. *yee haw? lol*

There's really not any great billiards players around my area, that I'm aware of--so I usually end up playing friends, who's skill in the sport amounts to Stripes and Solids. Although I must say, it can be just as hard to play someone who has no idea what they are doing, as it is to play someone who can. Sometimes. heh.

Take care,


06-26-2004, 10:48 AM
I lived near the bootheel in Arkansas, Paragould-Rector area for a while, and made trips to Kennett, but that was many years back. Are you close to Kennett?


06-26-2004, 11:04 PM
Yep, I about an hour from there.

06-26-2004, 11:14 PM
Hi Dea! I've got relatives out there too. Van Buren, Winona, Poplar Bluff and Mountain View. Beautiful country down there, but not a whole lot to do, LOL.

Glad to see you posting. I don't post much anymore as the job seems to take precedence these days, LOL. But I love the game. Eight ball is my favorite, but my position play in 9 ball is getting better. Must be all that straight pool I've been playing!


07-26-2004, 10:05 AM
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