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Easy or Fast 8 Ball


Easy or Fast 8 Ball

Here is another game that most people probably never heard of but maybe you have.

Easy or Fast 8 Ball You rack 4 Solids and 4 Stripes and the 8 Ball in a nine ball rack with the eight ball in the middle, any rules can be used if nothing else it's good practice if only to play by yourself for a 3 or 4 ball out

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Easy or Fast 8 Ball

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  1. OTBnTVbilliardsforum on 8/10/2008 3:52:24 PM

    Cool, thanks for posting. Is that a rule set that you created, or is it formally documented somewhere?

  2. OTBnTVOTBnTV on 8/10/2008 5:49:28 PM

    I did not create the rules for this game any rule can actually apply BCA, local tavern rules but mostly like 9 ball ball in hand if you scratch any where on the table. I got the game from a friend of mine in the Portland, Oregon area. I publish a billiard monthly magazine and for the past 8 years I have delivered it to bars, taverns, pool halls, in the Seattle/Portland area. I travel there from Montana. My friend Coyote asked me if I wanted to see a new game but never told me where he got it from. I find it is a great way to practice 3 or 4 ball run-outs for 8 ball. It's kind of strange to play because if you break and make two stripes you could two shots and out. But your opponent could be the same the next break. I hope you show it to people and it works and helps your game.

  3. OTBnTVquickshot on 8/10/2008 11:50:04 PM

    Sounds interesting. The problem I have is the other 100 games out there that I haven't even tried yet.

  4. OTBnTVFenwick on 8/12/2008 8:18:38 PM

    I or we played one game yesterday. It didn't go over very well as he made nothing on the break and I ran out. For me its better then 3 ball and a fun game. It would be a great game with a group sharing a table. Fun fast game.

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Easy or Fast 8 Ball

  • Title: Easy or Fast 8 Ball
  • Author: (Don Akerlow)
  • Published: 8/10/2008 3:41:20 PM