Questions tagged [pool]

Questions about the cue sport formally known as pocket billiards or pool billiards. Please try and specify which the exact set of rules the question refers to.

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How is an L77 pool/snooker table bumper mounted to the rail?

An L77 pool/snooker table bumper has an L shape: How is is placed on the pool table rail? with the long side parallel to the top of the rail, or at an angle? In the beautiful picture below, rather A ...
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American 8 Ball Pool - Sinking opponent's ball

On an 8 ball game, I am left with the 8 ball close to a pocket and the opponent has one ball blocking the pocket to which I am going to play the 8 ball. If I sink the opponents's ball using the 8 ...
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8 ball pools, foul rules when only 8 ball is on the table?

What happens if I've only 8 ball remaining, my opponent has his category object balls remaining. I called a pocket for 8 ball but didn't pocket it and it still remains on the table. Will my opponent ...
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Potting the 8 ball & a stripes or solid ball on a break

In 8 ball, its your break, you hit the balls, a solid, (or stripes ball), and the 8 ball go into pockets at same time, do you put the 8 ball back onto the table
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8 ball hitting another ball in a game of pool [duplicate]

if I call my pocket for an 8 ball shot. I shoot my 8ball toward the pocket. its going toward the pocket but hits another ball that's on the table and still goes in do you lose the game. not a combo ...
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Ball in hand on the black - where can it go? [duplicate]

If I made a foul (such as scratching the cue ball), my opponent has the ball in hand. Where can they place it, if they are on the black?
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In Pool… the only 2 balls remains what will happen if [duplicate]

If only the white and black balls remains, and I hit the black one and it’s get in pocket first.. and then the white one goes out the table I consider myself won or lost
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Is chalking a snooker/pool stick a recent habit?

I was watching this video from 1987, so I wonder if chalking the stick is a recent discovery that they didn't know about back then? Jimmy is drinking beer and frustrated but John is shooting very ...