I can talk about pool for days. I love the game and it’s my belief that I have one of the best pool tables ever.
More on that in a moment.
I want to put some of these scenes out there for you. If any of them convert you to a pool player or pique your interest, I’ve done my job.
You know what I love about this video? The passion for the game.
“The pool cue’s part of me! It’s got nerves.”
And then here’s the sequel to that film
What a cocky son of a gun. Right? I would hate to play pool with him if he acted like that. But he clearly loves the game. So there’s that.
Anyway, I don’t mean for this to be a treatise on these two movies (not that I could write a treatise anyway).
The whole point of this is that my love for the game was reignited when I met this guy who moved my pool table to Phoenix.
My baby, my treasure… my favorite table I’ve ever played on. I did my research and made sure to pick the right company because I didn’t want anything to happen to my table.
Didn’t I say it’s one of the best billiard tables ever? I meant it, and not just because of sentimentality.
It’s US regulation size, has Simonis cloth, and awesome pockets. Maybe someday I’ll take a picture for you all. Until then, why don’t you just come over and play!?
In looking for the place that I could trust the most with my precious cargo, I checked out Beck’s Billiards, Diamondback Billiards, and finally decided upon Billiards 2U.
One, because I got to talk to the owner, Dan.
Two, because he beat the price of the other guys.
Three, because he’s licensed and insured.
Four, because I just plain liked him.
So when the day came to move my pool table… What a joy it was!
Dan and his crew are really nice folks. They took my table apart carefully and skillfully, transported it without a ding, and put it back together perfectly. They balanced it perfectly on its new floor, too.
Alright, so now that I’m all ecstatic about how pristine my pool table is after the move, and I’ve got that out of my system, let me end with another one of my favorite clips here.
I know none of these have to do with “moving” per se, but I still love ‘em. And yes, I have all the time in the world on my hands to just sit around and look at YouTube clips and play pool.
But hey, when you get paid to play (or do something you love), why not do it, right? I think we can all agree to that.
And no, I wasn’t looking at the pretty lady the whole time. But definitely some of it.
Have you ever seen moves like that??? I’d love to play against that guy, just to watch what he could do during a game.
I’d have to avoid the sting of losing every. single. time. of course. I wonder if he ever loses a game? I also wonder how many trials they had to run for each trick before they really got them down.
Anyway, like I said, why don’t we have a game soon? Maybe I’ll see you in a pool hall soon. Or you could come on by and play at my house. Admission is a keg of beer.
Kidding. I’ll see you later.