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world snooker championships - anyone else watching?

world snooker championships - anyone else watching?

Old Apr 19th, 2016, 07:51 AM
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Flanner - I can only remember Pot Black being in colour - perhaps my dad used to watch it before we got a colour TV in about 1972 [for a FA cup final I recall] but I don't remember it.

I'm not sure that all the snooker halls have disappeared - when returning DS to uni only 4-5 years ago, we came across a huge snooker hall in Aberystwyth of all places, on the pier.

And all those working class lads have to learn to play somewhere!
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Old Apr 20th, 2016, 11:36 PM
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Pot black was very popular in Australia - i remember lots watching and talking about it. All his friends who had misspent teenage years in snooke halls loved it. It was in black and white- color tv didn't come here until 1975.
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Old Apr 23rd, 2016, 01:26 AM
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we've been watching but not with any great excitement, though there have been some quite close matches. pleased that Marco Fu won - he's such a nice chap.

just waiting for Ronnie to get back on the table really, like most of the audience, I suspect.
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