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    1. Why don’t you call them ??

      Why don’t you call them ??
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      I presume Matthew Syed is concentrating on his...

      I presume Matthew Syed is concentrating on his journalism and writing career. I heard him the other day on Talksport which is one of the UK’s biggest sport radio station .
      He’s also just got a...
    3. Not any particular songs but I do like to listen...

      Not any particular songs but I do like to listen to house music when training with my robot and training partner . I find the tempo just about right . Not everyone’s cup of tea I admit.
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      I must admit NewTimes OP pricked my ears as...

      I must admit NewTimes OP pricked my ears as spending your early years in billiard halls is something I had done as well from the age of 15 to 19. In fact it became a career so I couldn’t help but to...
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      No worries Der Echte, thanks for clearing that...

      No worries Der Echte, thanks for clearing that up. It doesn’t take a lot for me to get confused .
      Newtimes, sorry if I’ve hijacked your thread. I did initially try to put some comparisons between...
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      I’m getting mixed up( I’m from the UK) when you...

      I’m getting mixed up( I’m from the UK) when you say billiards do you mean pool or snooker ?. Billiards in that UK was a game played before snooker was invented which involved playing with three balls...
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      Yeah it’s a great game for sure, just like TT is...

      Yeah it’s a great game for sure, just like TT is !. It’s the spin element which I picked up from my early career playing snooker that I find so fascinating now . It’s a lot harder at my age now...
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      Anyway getting back on topic , I actually wrote...

      Anyway getting back on topic , I actually wrote out another paragraph on my initial post but it disappeared . What I said was that in my experience it’s hard to compare pool/snooker to TT especially...
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      I never really saw the States( I guess that’s...

      I never really saw the States( I guess that’s where your from ) as a snooker playing country tbh.
      There was a saying at the time I played that if you was good at snooker/pool it was the sign of a...
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      I used to be a snooker player myself ranked in...

      I used to be a snooker player myself ranked in the top 40 as an amateur in the 80’s(arguably snookers heyday) . I had a very misspent youth
    11. Thread: Tactics

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      There are some great posts on this thread I...

      There are some great posts on this thread I started and some very interesting points being made.

      Thanks for all your input ..
    12. Thread: Tactics

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      I guess playing negatively could be only...

      I guess playing negatively could be only pushing(long) when you should be opening up?
    13. Thread: Tactics

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      Hi all , Thanks for some excellent replies and...

      Hi all ,
      Thanks for some excellent replies and advice.

      All of it has been taken on board and I’m currently working on improving many things already mentioned over this summer in readiness for...
    14. Thread: Tactics

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      Thanks Yoass, It’s a dilemma that I’m...

      Thanks Yoass,

      It’s a dilemma that I’m fighting with at the moment..
    15. Thread: Tactics

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      Hi Burhanayan, I’ve read that book and your...

      Hi Burhanayan,
      I’ve read that book and your right it’s an excellent book and up there with the best I’ve read. I still dip in and out of it .
      Thanks very much for your input and advice.
      I was...
    16. Thread: Tactics

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      Tactics

      Hi all,
      I have a question regarding tactics in matches.
      I’m interested to know if you personally put more emphasis on taking away the opponents strength and stopping how they want to play or do...
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      That last post is spot on and is exactly what I...

      That last post is spot on and is exactly what I practice.
      There is lots of good advice on this thread but for me that last post sums up it all up.
      I spend a lot of time practicing my serves as I...
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      Ha, ha , I always wondered how people didn’t ...

      Ha, ha , I always wondered how people didn’t realize they were posting in old threads and now I’ve done it !.
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      We could do an international meet up one day. I...

      We could do an international meet up one day. I visit the area from the UK in early June sometimes for a couple of weeks at a time fly fishing for striped bass . I’ll bring my bat along with my...
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      OP- original poster

      OP- original poster
    21. The hair says Gavin Rumgay ..

      The hair says Gavin Rumgay ..
    22. Thanks for the advice , it’s something I have...

      Thanks for the advice , it’s something I have started to do now. Im sure some of them do it to try to play mind games. I’ve also got in the habit of not trying to block or counter any of those shots...
    23. NDH, your experience is spot on and yes it’s...

      NDH, your experience is spot on and yes it’s lower league.
      It’s been a right learning curve this season and I never thought there would so many weird and wonderful ways to hit a table tennis ball ..
    24. I’m so happy to see this thread as it’s my first...

      I’m so happy to see this thread as it’s my first season in local leagues in the UK and I’ve experienced all sort of shenanigans including the OP.
      The one that really gets on my wick is when you are...
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      Check the date , lol

      Check the date , lol
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