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Post by WilBert » 30 Apr 2012, 22:38

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Post by blahblah » 30 Apr 2012, 22:39

If Ronnie carry's on like this then Robertson's safety game won't be good enough to hold him, imho.

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Post by bigcliff2 » 30 Apr 2012, 22:41

blahblah wrote:If Ronnie carry's on like this then Robertson's safety game won't be good enough to hold him, imho.
You just don't know what can happen with O'Sullivan. He's obviously been excellent so far but he hasn't been under a lot of pressure.

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Post by blahblah » 30 Apr 2012, 22:43

The start against Ebdon was edgy, but yes Williams always rolls over against Ronnie.

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Post by WilBert » 30 Apr 2012, 22:43

I have Robertson and Ronnie so bound to get a semi finalist. It's all down to how much puff Hendry has left.

Nobody has the safety game to live with Ronnie in this form. In fact his safety, even before his change of tip/ breakbuilding gear is breathtaking and the best I've seen for a long time.

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Post by bluenosey » 30 Apr 2012, 23:10

Many thanks Wilbert - will summarise tomorrow.

With Trump gone I'm left with a full rack of brackets :oops: :oops:

Good luck to those left 8-)

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Post by murf » 30 Apr 2012, 23:43

14 out of 30 of us down to 1 player (or less in 4 cases!)

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Post by Shaggy365 » 01 May 2012, 07:07

murf wrote:14 out of 30 of us down to 1 player (or less in 4 cases!)
which I think is a good thing.

Looking generally at the number of players left that people have, I think it's just about right for a good run-in. The top of the leaderboard has people with different combinations of players from the last 8 which means that it isn't all over yet (provided you're near the top). Sadly there are quite a lot of us where our only interest is in the quality of the snooker being played.

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Post by Shaggy365 » 01 May 2012, 12:11

What's happened to Stephen Hendry?

I'm at work, so can't actually watch it, but losing 6-0? I could be playing and lose 6-0.

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Post by Shaggy365 » 01 May 2012, 20:42

Hendry pulls a frame back to trail 11-2 :shock: :o

I could have to do an update tonight.

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Post by Shaggy365 » 01 May 2012, 21:05

OK chaps. 13-2 it finished. Web-site updated (& I hope you didn't have Hendry)


And Stephen Hendry has just announced his retirement !!!

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Post by Darbyand » 01 May 2012, 22:13

This is getting interesting. Tacalabala has Maguire, Hendry and Day. I've got Robertson.

The finished game has given him 15pts. If Stevens can inflict a 13-5 on Day then any Robertson victory should take me through...which would be the crime of the century.

Go on the Thunder from Down Under!

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Post by Shaggy365 » 02 May 2012, 12:16

Darbyand wrote:This is getting interesting. Tacalabala has Maguire, Hendry and Day. I've got Robertson.

The finished game has given him 15pts. If Stevens can inflict a 13-5 on Day then any Robertson victory should take me through...which would be the crime of the century.

Go on the Thunder from Down Under!
Who's going to be a lucky boy then?

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Post by blahblah » 02 May 2012, 12:17

Carter's turn to play like blah :?

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Post by Tacalabala » 02 May 2012, 13:44

Lol, unbelievable tekkers....

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Post by blahblah » 02 May 2012, 15:58

Ronnie could win this session 8-0 :lol: :lol:

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Post by owenclass » 02 May 2012, 17:47

great game shaggy hopefully i have two players in the semi finals but some have three so it is going to be tough im just wondering how come maguire had about three days off when other players had to play the next morning when playing the night before i think they should sort this out so it is fair for all players

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Post by Moist von Lipwig » 02 May 2012, 19:11

blahblah wrote:Ronnie could win this session 8-0 :lol: :lol:
i think he'll have been happy with 6-2 :D

final session just starting, should be the highlight so far.

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Post by blahblah » 02 May 2012, 19:13

I doubt it, he let Robertson off the hook.

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Post by blahblah » 02 May 2012, 19:49

The Rocket is back on the tracks, and steaming.........

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Post by Moist von Lipwig » 02 May 2012, 19:54

blahblah wrote:The Rocket is back on the tracks, and steaming.........
does he have an appointment to get to at 8:15 or something? not exactly hanging about is he.

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Post by blahblah » 02 May 2012, 19:57

Probably going faster than Stephenson's Rocket :lol:

Seriously, he has been awesome in the last two matches; and he seemed to eff Ebdon's head up :lol: :lol:

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Post by Darbyand » 02 May 2012, 21:01

Shaggy365 wrote:
Darbyand wrote:This is getting interesting. Tacalabala has Maguire, Hendry and Day. I've got Robertson.

The finished game has given him 15pts. If Stevens can inflict a 13-5 on Day then any Robertson victory should take me through...which would be the crime of the century.

Go on the Thunder from Down Under!
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Not me. Fair play to Ronnie (and Taca). Had other things on my mind today anyway [see Maternity Ward thread for details...]

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Post by Tricky Tree » 02 May 2012, 21:03

Very dissapointed in Robertson todau, total lack of patience

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Post by bluenosey » 02 May 2012, 21:07

**2nd ROUND SUMMARY**

We didn't have too long to wait for the first shock of the second round. The Dude dazzled number 1 seed Blah to such an extent that our erstwhile champion complained about the brightness of the lights, albeit to no avail, as the Dude marched on. Next up is Two left feet, who desptached of a rather bedraggled Stu the screw, looking somewhat the worse from the night before. Housewives across the land sighed but have pledged their support to his victor, the newly crowned "Two the Screw".

The second tie was sooooo tight that a gnat with chisel could not separate the players. Sadly and unluckily, Owen "Pure" class was bamboozled by the bouncing Belgain, GM, who played a back double on the respotted black to secure victory for the European. He will play Gilchrist 1983 in the last 8, who overcame The Bear quite comfortably. The game was refereed by Michaela Tabb wearing an eyebrow rasing low cut top and The Bear, semingly distracted, managed to rip the cloth three times - a first on national TV.

Kris "no miss" continued his fine form with a narrow win over Whirlwind Workie, who unfortunately petered out to become more of a light breeze when it mattered most. No Miss will play "Dead Eye" Digsby in the quarters, who defeated maximum-man Moist by a narrow margin. Performance of the round went to the bookies new favourite, Tacalabala. Tornado Tac simply demolished the forlorn looking Shaggy, who will have to wait another year. Tornado Tac will play Darbyand in the last 8, conqueror of number 2 seed Shadyone, in a low scoring encounter which went on til 3.15am. Only the cameram, two OAPs, a dog and a wheezing bluebottle stayed the course. Even Hazel Irvine was caught asleep by the cameras. The quarter finals look to be a far more exciting prospect.

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Post by blahblah » 02 May 2012, 22:01

:shock:

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Post by Shaggy365 » 02 May 2012, 22:14

I've sat here editing the scores after each frame, waiting for this match to be over so I can update the web-site.

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Post by Shaggy365 » 02 May 2012, 22:25

At last I've managed to update the website.

Here's the FISO leader-board.
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Post by Shaggy365 » 02 May 2012, 22:28

... and here's the points scored just for the round. Sadly I didn't quite make it, but if you win your own competition, then you get accused of cheating from everyone & his goldfish.
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Post by chrismar » 02 May 2012, 22:47

Woohoo, not bottom in this round 8-)

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