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The James Wattana Watache Thread

Postby Prop

James just beat Rodney Goggins in a decider. He plays the winner of Barry Pinches vs Joe Johnson on Friday.

Re: The James Wattana Watache Thread

Postby SnookerEd25

The_Abbott wrote:will this be a cursed thread?

I remember Wattana making a 147 back in the day.


1992 British Open. Against Drago, I think

Re: The James Wattana Watache Thread

Postby The_Abbott

SnookerEd25 wrote:
The_Abbott wrote:will this be a cursed thread?

I remember Wattana making a 147 back in the day.


1992 British Open. Against Drago, I think


didn't he just hear that his dad had died or something?

Re: The James Wattana Watache Thread

Postby SnookerFan

The_Abbott wrote:
SnookerEd25 wrote:
The_Abbott wrote:will this be a cursed thread?

I remember Wattana making a 147 back in the day.


1992 British Open. Against Drago, I think


didn't he just hear that his dad had died or something?


Who told him? Rob Walker?

Re: The James Wattana Watache Thread

Postby SnookerEd25

The_Abbott wrote:
SnookerEd25 wrote:
The_Abbott wrote:will this be a cursed thread?

I remember Wattana making a 147 back in the day.


1992 British Open. Against Drago, I think


didn't he just hear that his dad had died or something?


Yes, yes he did - apparently.

And when Cliff Thorburn completed his at the Crucible, he phoned home to tell his wife only to discover she’d miscarried the baby they were expecting.

The Snooker Gods clearly were not fans of maximums back then.

Re: The James Wattana Watache Thread

Postby Juddernaut88

SnookerEd25 wrote:I’ll assume they’re still on the first frame then? :chin:


Nope 3 frames have gone. Pinches is leading 2-1.

Re: The James Wattana Watache Thread

Postby Iranu

SnookerEd25 wrote:I think, as an idea, it was ahead of its’ time :sad:

Hence Marco’s watache