December 23, 2014

Are You Ready for Some Snookball?: If you built a $7,000 pool table big enough to walk around on and replaced the balls with soccer balls, you'd be playing Snookball. The sport was invented by two French entrepreneurs and there are 10 tables in that country so far. "We know this game will be popular when beer is involved," one told Sport Bible.

posted by rcade to other at 09:49 AM - 3 comments

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posted by rcade at 10:30 AM on December 23, 2014

Saw a FIFA sponsor (car manufacture) set something similar up at the USA-Portugal World Cup game in Manaus. They had 4 balls plus a cue ball. Participants had 3 shots to sink as many balls as possible and won prizes based on number sank.

posted by prof at 09:06 AM on December 24, 2014

I've thought about this, and I still think I'd prefer playing Twister with Elena Delle Donne and Lisa Leslie. I stand an even 6 foot tall, and I'm ready to have a new reason for women to call me Shorty.

posted by beaverboard at 09:17 AM on December 24, 2014

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