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06-16-2002, 03:51 AM
Tommy sure is a little ball of fire. He sure runs a nice tournament and is very friendly and outgoing. I met him yesterday and he signed a cue ball for me. Also bought Capelle's book "Play your best 9-ball". 52 in the tournament. Luis Viera, Richard Broumpton, Scotty Townsend, Dave Grossman, Richie Richardson all advanced to day two. There is a 15 y/o kid playing who has an excellent game. Will have to get his name today. Jake
06-16-2002, 08:20 AM
Just do yourself a favor and don't ask Tommy if he knows any jokes. LOL
06-16-2002, 09:25 AM
I agree with you about Tommy....I was at his tournament here in Charlotte(which he won)and I was really inspired just watching him play....his concentration was like his life hung on every shot (which he usually made)...got out from every bad leave and breaks like a wreaking ball! plus a very nice fella to boot.
Very funny your brought up his jokes. Here is a classic of his:
What did the termite say when he walked into a bar?
Where is the bartender...
His jokes are really bad, but his attitude when he tells them almost makes you laugh.
06-17-2002, 12:47 AM
He comes by and tells me, my wife and RIP. "This skeleton walks up to a bartender and orders a coke and a mop." RIP and I look at each other with the deer in the head lights look. My wife laughs and tell us. LOL I asked Tommy if he didn't have somewhere to go. LOLLOL He's great and I've always liked him.
At the US Open in Virginia three years ago, I was eating a late night dinner with some friends. Tommy came over and told us, "Don't order the clown."
"Leaves a funny taste in your mouth."
HE laughed for about half an hour after that one.
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