Well, I didn't think too much about doing that, until at ACS last week one of my friends asked me why I always put the 11 ball on the left corner, and the 4 ball on the right corner.
She wondered if it was related somehow to dates of my Mom.
I thought, "Wow, that would be cool!"
Well, the 11 ball sort of is.
When I was 11, my Mom and Dad first met each other (obviously my step-Dad), and so 11 became my favorite number.
And anytime I have to choose a raffle ticket or a number or set my alarm, whatever, there is always an 11 or 1 in it.
So, of course the stripe I use to rack an 8-ball rack has the 11 ball on a corner.
The way I rack 8 ball, with my break cue in the pic, too!
Why on the left side?
I guess I am partial to the left because I shoot pool left handed, even though I'm right handed. I even always move my coin to the left, if I win the first game.
The solid ball on the right corner is the favorite color of my friend Janet - purple. It's a neutral color, and not the fav color or number of my two ex boyfriends, lol.
So, there you have it! Why I rack the 11 on the left, and the 4 ball on the right. :)