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The white ball is heavier than the rest of the balls

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Q: How does a pool table know if the the white ball has been potted?
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Where did your ball go?

in a game of pool when you start it it gose in the D when it has been potted it gose in the D

In a game of pool what is the colour of the cue ball?

White ADD: Again a basic answer that is technically incorrect. The cue ball just needs to be identifiable from the other balls. The cue ball is the ball that you strike with your cue stick. In many games the cue ball will change during the game. Also, with the advent of "larger" cue balls in coin operated tables at pubs, many players will use one of the like sized and weighted balls from the playing set rather than the white cue ball.

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How many points are awarde if two reds are potted in one shot in snooker?

ONE point is scored for each red potted on a single stroke, therefore two points would be scored if two reds are potted in one shot (You could pot all fifteen reds and receive fifteen points, although I would not recommend it - see later) The exception to this would be in the case of a free ball being awarded. If a player fouls and leaves his opponent snookered, the referee awards the incoming player a 'free ball'. This means they can nominate a colour as a red (value one point, whatever the colour) and pot it as one would a red, following it with a colour etc. The difference is that if the player were to pot the 'free ball' (as a red) and ANOTHER red in the same stroke, he would only receive ONE point for the ball on, in this case the 'free ball'. He may also use the 'free ball' to pot ANOTHER red in a cannon, thereby receiving one point, as the potted red would also be a ball that was 'on' (an object ball). Any 'free ball' is re-spotted after potting as the colours stay on the table until all the reds are gone. It's actually a disadvantage to the player in stroke to pot more than one red at a time, as by doing so, he robs himself of points that could have been made with an accompanying colour. I once saw the inimitable Alex Higgins make a three red combination in a championship match in which the balls were at least a foot apart. I also once saw FOUR reds potted in a single shot and it was not a trick shot. I hope this answers your question.

What does the term baulk-line mean in snooker?

The Baulk area is marked by a line drawn 29 inches from the bottom cushion. A semi circle with a radius of 11.5 inches centered on this line within Baulk forms the 'D' in which the cue ball must be placed when breaking off, or after the cue ball has been potted, or shot off the table. The position of three of the coloured balls, Green, Pink and Yellow are located along this line prior to the commencement of the game

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What is the origin of the phrase spot on?

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