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Oddball207
20 Dec 09 19:17
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which is the most precise....i know it's hardly likely to be without bias...but ...
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Report kerrieg December 20, 2009 7:46 PM GMT
no contest snooker 147
Report Jason Bourne December 20, 2009 7:48 PM GMT
Chucking a dart nine times or manouevring a ball onto other balls around a large table for 36 precise times.

Hmm :^0
Report Oddball207 December 20, 2009 7:58 PM GMT
why are there more 147's then?
Report SNOOCH December 20, 2009 8:12 PM GMT
Defo 9 dart
Report charwell. December 20, 2009 10:43 PM GMT
9 darter is much harder statistically & therefore in reality.
Report delz December 21, 2009 2:22 AM GMT
Painful to watch though.
Report murrayfield December 21, 2009 7:20 AM GMT
147s are far more frequent, so they must be easier.
Report snooker backer December 21, 2009 9:22 AM GMT
See previous threads that pop up annually when the fat lardies step up to the oche. Snooker has class, something darts will never have.
Report -= coked up pansy =- December 21, 2009 6:01 PM GMT
9 darter. No flukes, you have to be precise, you can't play to areas for a choice of reds etc. Both take skill though, no need to get defensive because you prefer one game over the other.
Report snooker backer December 21, 2009 6:12 PM GMT
I suppose you're right. It's just this one gets done to death every year. They both take skill, no doubt about that. I played snooker for 7 years before I had a 147 and took a long time to get another one. My brother has had loads of ten darters and one nine darter and he's a decent club player. If some one can hit 180 on a regular basis they should get a nine darter eventually, if someone can pot a red, black, red, black and not lose position they could die before making a 147. Terry Griffiths has never made one, even in practice and he's a world champion.

A friend of mine has had a hole in one at a decent par three links hole in the wind and he plays off around 15. I think it's safe to say he won't do it again....
Report Oddball207 December 21, 2009 7:56 PM GMT
SB i am totally oblivious to any previous threads on this subject ...there was a party and the subject came up and i was asked to ask this question because two people had different views and so i obliged but go out for a long walk will you and get rid of that inner vitriol that so many forumites seem to have. that was my first ever post on snooker forum and this will be my last. you've left a bad taste in the mouth sir.
Report delz December 21, 2009 10:36 PM GMT
Slightly p!ssed off, eh?
Report snooker backer December 22, 2009 6:43 AM GMT
Obviously...........
Report murrayfield December 22, 2009 12:05 PM GMT
well you got the unbiased view of snob backer

precisely what this fishing thread wanted
Report snooker backer December 22, 2009 4:11 PM GMT
I seem to be coming in for some criticism here for some reason, perhaps you should visit this forum a bit more regularly.
Report murrayfield December 23, 2009 4:12 PM GMT
You know what, of course your going to stick up for your sport, sorry. Bad Xmas spirit on my behalf many apologies for the insult sb keep doing what you're doing.
Report snooker backer December 24, 2009 6:42 AM GMT
No worries, all the best mate and if you have any tips for the darts I'd be very interested!
Report murrayfield December 24, 2009 2:26 PM GMT
if all is well with mcdine tonight, 1.7 is big
Report Glandular Beaver December 24, 2009 5:06 PM GMT
hole in one def the easiest, anyone can hit a good tee shot on a par 3 that could go in, i have been very close, and im dreadful. so dreadful in fact that i missed the ridiculously short birdie putt and settled for par!
Report murrayfield December 24, 2009 5:49 PM GMT
Thornton is a lay tonight, been throwing poorly recently very low on confidence. Lots of justified 1.2 shots tonight but this aint one of them.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_PDC_World_Darts_Championship

check out the averages here
Report murrayfield December 24, 2009 6:04 PM GMT
whoops darts is on 27th lol
Report espinjo December 25, 2009 4:03 PM GMT
147

36 shots of pure perfection


9 fart finish

9 lucky throws on a huge board


so the correct answer would be 147 by the lenght of the universe
Report -= coked up pansy =- December 25, 2009 9:32 PM GMT
Cliff Thorburn?

"36 shots of pure perfection"
Report Jason Bourne December 26, 2009 1:05 AM GMT
Yep 36, I counted.
Report espinjo December 26, 2009 1:07 AM GMT
No, that was one lucky fluke and 35 grinding pieces of near misses.
there is always an exception to the rule

but unlike 99;9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999
% of all humans ever lived sir cliff still made the magic number on tv


and lets not forget snooker is a sport
darts is a game
kids and drunk people play games
Report tennis plums done December 26, 2009 10:11 AM GMT
only ronnie can really make maximums on tv under control so to speak, testament to the difficulty i suppose. no doubt many can make them in practice quite easily however
Report Lozzy December 29, 2009 6:46 PM GMT
9 dart finish is harder
Report snookerpro December 31, 2009 1:40 PM GMT
Co Stompe before match yesterday hit 3 9 darters in practice before the game, this shows how easy it is for pros under no pressure. Nearly all pros have hit 9 darters in practice, though many snooker players have never got close to 147.
Report Pokermonster December 31, 2009 2:28 PM GMT
Co Stompe hit those three 9 darters in seven minutes!
Report espinjo January 1, 2010 6:12 PM GMT
9 fart finish is a complete joke compared to almost anything is sports

hitting tripps on the flop playing texas hold em is even harder
Report Pokermonster January 1, 2010 8:16 PM GMT
With its greater number of variables snooker is a far more complex game than darts, hence my belief a maximum break is significantly harder to achieve than a nine-dart finish in a leg of 501.

This complexity, seen in all forms of cuesports, has led to thousands of coaching manuals attempting to explain these intricacies to beginners. Comparative volumes detailing the finer points of darts are slim in every sense of the word. As both games enjoy similar popularity (darts probably edges it these days) I think this fact is telling.

Another point worth mentioning is the efforts of engineers to replicate the necessary actions in automatons. I'll admit I have not seen a dedicated dart-throwing robot, but shooting a small projectile with pinpoint accuracy would not trouble a first year student. We've all witnessed similar devices in action.

What I have seen is the efforts of America's finest minds in the pursuit of a pool-playing machine and, believe me, it will never achieve an eight-ball clearance on a pool table let alone a 147 maximum on an English billiard table.
Report FTM Disco Pants January 3, 2010 4:15 PM GMT
Interestin article on the subject here;

http://betting.betfair.com/betting/snooker/snooker-betting-147-versus-nine-darter-041209.html
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