> On Sun, 15 Jun 2008 10:11:06 +0200
> Ralf Mardorf <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I've seen a film, "video", from The Dubliners. In this "video" there has
>> been a billiard table with holes in the middle of the table and I guess
>> that there have been something made of wood, that looks like mushrooms.
>> It seems to be a joke or something very Irish. I tried to find out
>> something about this game and Google linked me to sides about quantum
>> mechanic and chaos theory.
>> Rudimentally it has to do with music
>> Sorry, I might asked something like this in another forum, but because I
>> know that some of you are from "England" and I won't join a forum about
>> Irish culture, I'm brash and ask it here.
>> Searching for Irish billiard I just found "normal" kinds of billiard.
>> Hm, I might asked if The Dubliners ever have used Linux to record their
but I just want to know something about this kind of billiard.
> What you saw was bar-billiards (a rather fiendish game). It used to be
> extremely popular in most pubs in Britain, but has largely been killed
> off by pub TVs
A great game, all the skill of billiards, with a twist.
I can see why you were linked to sites relating to
quantum mechanics and chaos theory.
Not seen one of these tables for about twenty years.
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