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Thursday, October 22, 2009

Mika Immonen: “Mercy is a Disease”

What a beautiful concept!  ("Mercy is a Disease").


This morning I read about Mika's quote in the blog Pool Cue News and Review.
And then I Googled the phrase and found that there was only one link to that exact phrase being used in that context, and it was in the London Evening Standard (today!) with a good story about Mika and how he doesn't get into much idle chit-chat.  


I really appreciate a person who can get a major thought out in as few words as possible, something I always try to do, but seldom achieve.  Click the two links above and read more on this winning mind-set.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Easy Street Billiards For Sale


Check out the website for Easy Street Billiards at http://easystreetbilliards.com/

Nice place, eh?  Man, I wish I lived in Monterey, CA so I could hang out there all day long.  Wouldn't it be great to own the place and make a few bucks, hopefully, and shoot pool on nice tables with mellow customers?




If you see yourself owning this place, call Michael Stansbury, owner, at 831-521-4442, and tell him Ricky Bryant told FastMikie about it.

Only $125,000 from what I understand, including tables, furniture, the works, free and clear.


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Friday, October 09, 2009

New Saturday afternoon 9-ball tournament at Stagecoach

Stagecoach Inn
1865 West Vista Way, Vista CA
760-724-9090
Tables: 8' coin operated. 9 ball, race to 3.
Double Elimination.  2PM. $11 entry fee.


Friday, October 02, 2009

New tournament at Blarney Stone

Starting tonight, a new tournament on Friday nights.  Check out the details below:



The Blarney Stone Pub
619-328-5403
9-Ball, double elimination, 8pm. 
Race to 2. $6 entry fee, bar adds $2.50 or more per player. 
Pays 1-4th & top women. When full board will pay 6 places.


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