Billiards Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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Rack 'em up!

How well do you know the game of billiards? Take this quiz if you know these terms about the game of pool!

 Dec 30, 2018
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You see pool tables in plenty of bars, restaurants, hotels and even in homes, but do you know how to really play? Billiards, or pool, is more than just pushing balls into their pockets with a cue; there are many structured billiard games, as well as billiard tournaments, billiard products, and famous players. That's right—billiards is more than just something to do while you're having a few drinks. It IS a real sport!

Are you an expert billiards player, or are you just starting out? Do you own your own table or cue? Do you know how to rack 'em up, or play 8-Ball, 9-Ball or a host of other games? Do you know the difference between snooker and regular billiards? Do you know the names of some famous players? Have you seen the movies about pool playing—"The Hustler" or "The Color of Money," to name a few? If you said yes, to any of these questions, you might just be a pool shark in the making yourself! Test your skills on and off the billiards table by answering these questions on the game!

By playing a quiz, you will not only enjoy yourself, but you'll flex your mind's muscles too! You're exposing it to new things and while you probably know all the answers here—you ARE a trivia guru, after all—there is a chance you may learn something you DIDN'T know. Wouldn't that be great? And everyone can use a little extra knowledge, don't you think?

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