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World Snooker

Postby Crouchend_Hammer on Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:49 pm

Anyone else been watching? Great viewing as always

A really tight game between Robertson and Fu on at the minute
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Re: World Snooker

Postby kayahammer on Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:14 am

Fu does not like a nice easy game eh :lol:
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Re: World Snooker

Postby Chicken Run Supreme on Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:31 am

Fantastic Qtr Final between Ronnie and Ding Junhui. Would love to see Ding go on to lift the title now. Selby bores the tits off me.
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Postby Slacking student on Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:39 am

Yep Selby could be the best player in the world but I'd never chose to watch him. Give me a Trump or a Ronnie over the grinder everyday.

Also did anyone catch the BBC documentary on Ding and the rise of Chinese snooker in general. Amazing levels of commitment and numbers playing the game. Next 10 years they'll be the world force
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Re: World Snooker

Postby White Goodman on Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:39 am

Slacking student wrote:Yep Selby could be the best player in the world but I'd never chose to watch him. Give me a Trump or a Ronnie over the grinder everyday.

Also did anyone catch the BBC documentary on Ding and the rise of Chinese snooker in general. Amazing levels of commitment and numbers playing the game. Next 10 years they'll be the world force


Already a fair few in the WC this year. As you say, they will make up 90% of the players soon and before long the WC will be held there, as the money on offer will be too much to turn down.
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Re: World Snooker

Postby psychoscoredthelot on Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:13 pm

dont normally watch it until the final

but yesterday i saw 2 frames whilst waiting for the british gas man to turn up - selby got 143 and then ronnie got a 146
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Re: World Snooker

Postby freelander on Thu Apr 27, 2017 3:58 pm

Don't watch snooker incessantly but this Selby

'The Jester from Leicester' - wtf is that all about?

Never seen him crack his face!

How do you qualify for being a jester anyway? Do you have to go to jester school? (ala Harry Potter)

If he did go he must have bailed out after the first term and just likes to have it on his C.V. :?
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Re: World Snooker

Postby warp on Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:24 pm

freelander wrote:Don't watch snooker incessantly but this Selby

'The Jester from Leicester' - wtf is that all about?

Never seen him crack his face!

like calling the fat boy "flounder"?
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Re: World Snooker

Postby davids cross on Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:12 pm

Hope Ding wins it now.
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Re: World Snooker

Postby Essex bill on Thu Apr 27, 2017 7:04 pm

As long as the chubby match fixer doesn't win it I ain't fussed.
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Re: World Snooker

Postby White Goodman on Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:41 am

Essex bill wrote:As long as the chubby match fixer doesn't win it I ain't fussed.


I'm not sure he has the all round game to win the whole thing any more. Kind of depends on whether Selby gets through.

I think Selby will have his number over best of 35 these days but think the fat **** could beat Ding.

He will see Hawkins off I have no doubt about that.

Dubious morals but in the Top 3 players ever, better than Davis.
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Re: World Snooker

Postby Chicken Run Supreme on Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:58 am

I expect Higgins to win his semi final comfortably but I have no idea as to who he'll meet in the final. Selby :asleep: and Ding could go all the way to a deciding frame. Want Ding to win the title though.
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Re: World Snooker

Postby davids cross on Fri Apr 28, 2017 8:22 am

White Goodman wrote:I hope John Higgins wins it


:D
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Re: World Snooker

Postby White Goodman on Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:04 am

White Goodman wrote:I hope John Higgins wins it


davids cross wrote: :D


DC you little tinker.
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Re: World Snooker

Postby Slacking student on Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:50 pm

White Goodman wrote:I hope John Higgins wins it then decks me


:lol: Still training as hard as ever Whitey?
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Re: World Snooker

Postby Korea Hammer on Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:42 pm

What a match between Ding and Selby. A classic so far.
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Re: World Snooker

Postby Chicken Run Supreme on Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:25 pm

Well played Ding. I was a little concerned he might get too far behind at one stage but he came back well tonight to level the match. Gonna be a classic tomorrow afternoon.
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Re: World Snooker

Postby Chicken Run Supreme on Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:35 pm

Tough luck for Ding. He gave it everything but Selby was just too good. He's dull as ditch water but effective and knows how to grind out a win. Maybe next year for Ding?
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Re: World Snooker

Postby Crouchend_Hammer on Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:57 pm

Selby v Higgins could get the lowest ever viewing figures for a world final.
I usually love watching the final but not bothered about that
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Re: World Snooker

Postby Korea Hammer on Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:10 pm

I don't understand the boring tag for Selby. He's the best player in the world at the moment, and has played some outlandishly good shots this year. Perhaps it come because of his tactical acumen or his determination, as Davis used to get the same criticism when he was at his height, as Selby is now.
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