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so much better than football
Ronnie O'Sullivan..best thing since, well, most everything
apart from the getting stoned bit because I don't need drugs when I am watching snooker. Plus I wouldn't have it on silent because I like the commentary and I think John Virgo talking shit would ideally accompany some glacial soundscapes.
Pretty poor call by the ref and Liang for that matter on the retaken snooker when all square, while Swail should have noticed it is up to his fellow pro to be sporting about it! Still, really enjoyed it. Ronnie is looking good!
at the moment. Can it be the year when Hendo finally regains his form?
Either way I am hoping for a Ronnie/Maguire final and I think we will get one unless Ronnie loses the plot again.
He has always been my favourite from when I first started watching the snooker as a whipper-snapper!
but only through his sheer amazingness at the best and most skillful of all sports. He seems like a bit of a knob as a person, although he is supposed to be much friendlier and more light-hearted than his snooker persona suggests.
I like the fact that him and Mark Williams used to phone each other up and take the piss every time the other one lost an important match.
Hendry bet Williams fifty quid that he couldn't play a shot that day in the style of Joe Swail (don't ask me). And he did, after one frame had been wrapped up. The coverage actually had a cutaway replay of Ronnie giggling behind his hand.
I wish I had seen that. Did he play the shot in a deaf style?
There was a really amusing feature a few years back about Joe Swail's deafness where it was as if he was going into the arena looking out of his eyes and greeting the referee etc. but the sound was all muffled to replicate his experience.
Hendry in his prime was fucking incredible!
why can't I be watching it right now
on the day of the final :(
(not on the telly), and I played snooker on the wii and i might be on telly later (in the background, exclaiming "this is shit, how the hell do you do spin?")
who wants to touch me?
or steal your eyes so i can say i have eyes that have seen hazel in the flesh...
is she about 3ft tall?
i doubt they're going to show the bit they filmed when I was there, it was a very boring interview with the guy who looks after the players in the venue (i.e the tea boy).
hazel: "so what exactly is your job?"
guy: "i have to look after the players"
hazel:" what does that involve"
guy: "making tea and getting bottles of water mainly"
hazel: "are there ever any unusual requests?"
guy:"hmmmmm..... not really"
but those are the best type of snooker features. I hope they show it (not that I will get to see it anyway).
i have never liked hendry, stems from him being the dominant force when i first started watching the game.
a ronnie vs maguire final would be ideal as i could root for ronnie but not be too gutted if he lost.
are you going to feature in a snooker feature?
back to proper talk...Davis or parrott?
massive prog rock fan, collector of old soul 7"s, chess and poker genius. Plus amazing snooker player and seems thoroughly decent. Parrott is a bit rubbish in comparison and is extremely wooden.
nuts are we
Me and him and them and me
We'll show you what we can do
With a load of balls and a snooker cue
Pot the reds then screw back
for the yellow, green, brown, blue, pink and black
Snooker loopy nuts are we
We're all snooker loopy!
ever do another song that was actually listenable?
I will form a piano-based noise outfit called Chaos & Dave.
only in my head though
who thinks "I really feel like listening to some Chaos and Dave"
20twenty snooker! each player gets 20 minutes on the clock to pot as many balls as they can.
even worse than glass blowing with Aled Jones.
Surely just bring back Big Break? minus Davidson.
with Amanda Holden as co-host.
lots of innuendo about cues, balls etc.
discussing this the other night. we decided on a presenting dream team of roberto mancini and ronaldinho.