Monthly Archives: February 2012

Feb
12

What Causes Kicks and Bad or Heavy Contacts in Snooker?

Snooker Ball Kicks and Bad Contacts – a Possible Solution

Problem:

I'm pretty sure snooker ball kicks and bad contacts have nothing to do with Saturn's rings, but it's a great photo :-)Anyone who has watched snooker or played snooker will be familiar with the problem of kicks and bad contacts which occur sometimes when one ball makes contact with another; cue to object.

Sometimes the object ball jumps into the air a few millimetres, sometimes the pace is taken out of the cue ball, and sometimes, the object ball goes off at an unintended angle. Also, I notice that my friends seem to get a lot of kicks just prior to missing easy shots ;-) This aspect of the phenomenon may also be worthy of further scientific investigation. Continue reading

Leave a comment
Feb
07

Match Fishing Electronic Peg Draw System – Pegmaster

Fast, Fair, Reliable and Cool Way to Allocate Match Pegs to Anglers

Problem:

Fast, Fair, Reliable and Cool Way to Allocate Match Pegs to AnglersHow to allocate (draw) peg numbers to match anglers efficiently, fairly and quickly, at multiple ongoing venues throughout a season. Particularly at larger venues and also when certain pegs are unfishable (perhaps due to flooding) and have to removed from the draw. Current methods do work ok and include; writing peg numbers on small pieces of paper and drawing them from a hat or cloth bag, also the same process using numbered tokens. Continue reading

Leave a comment