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#1 Mr Potato Head

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Posted 05 September 2018 - 12:21 PM

Makes sense to me. Why not?


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Posted 05 September 2018 - 01:22 PM

Many do.

 

 

But the issue of space vs. use and how they may better use that space. These days alot of the space is taken up with pokies, TAB, smoking areas etc. I know of a couple of billards areas now that are now smoking areas.



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Posted 05 September 2018 - 02:27 PM

Sunshine has one

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Posted 05 September 2018 - 02:34 PM

Sunshine has one

I'm guessing it's not exactly 'pristine'


Country golfer on a City course.

 

I'm good, but no-one seems to care.

 

Now I find out a French au-pair is NOT a breed of goat!

French Doctors though? not on Nauru!

 

Is it really your ABC?
 
 


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Posted 05 September 2018 - 03:09 PM

Pool & snooker tables are good for a bunch of blokes to hang around, playing a few games, having quite a few drinks over an extended period of time. But now the clamp down on drinking & driving has put a big dampener on such festivities.

I miss the old days sometimes.
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Posted 05 September 2018 - 03:11 PM

It hasn’t stopped you.
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Posted 05 September 2018 - 03:12 PM

We have a pool table at work....collects dust
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Posted 05 September 2018 - 03:45 PM

We have a pool table at work....collects dust

Is there a market for dust?


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Country golfer on a City course.

 

I'm good, but no-one seems to care.

 

Now I find out a French au-pair is NOT a breed of goat!

French Doctors though? not on Nauru!

 

Is it really your ABC?
 
 


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Posted 05 September 2018 - 03:46 PM

Pool & snooker tables are good for a bunch of blokes to hang around, playing a few games, having quite a few drinks over an extended period of time. But now the clamp down on drinking & driving has put a big dampener on such festivities.
I miss the old days sometimes.


And the people who have been killed by drink drivers miss the new days sometimes, actually all of the times.

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Posted 05 September 2018 - 04:55 PM

There is a pool table at Burleigh, when I was there last week there was an enthusiastic money game underway.


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Posted 05 September 2018 - 05:01 PM

We're putting in a snooker room as part of our renovation. 


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Posted 05 September 2018 - 05:26 PM

Yarrawonga got rid of theirs for a cinema 


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Posted 05 September 2018 - 06:34 PM

Peninsula had 2 in the old clubhouse, I’m pretty sure they are planning to put 2 in the new one

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Posted 05 September 2018 - 07:11 PM

There is a pool table at Burleigh, when I was there last week there was an enthusiastic money game underway.

 

Some of the best fights I've ever witnessed started because of enthusiastic money games on pool tables. :)


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Posted 05 September 2018 - 08:31 PM

Club houses are open maybe 10-7 every day. Out of that 63 hours how often would the pool room be occupied ?

I'll have a guess at 10 hours on a busy week.

Total waste of space and money.

This is how clubs get into strife with huge debts for new clubhouses.

Some other stupid wasteful ideas that have been touted in our future clubhouse design include library, kids play room and squash court
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