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Publisher Dr. Jack billiardstabletalk@yahoo.com 623-340-0481 Art Director Mike Barthel blueskyartdept@gmail.com Assistant Editor/ Proofreader Tamii Schrum dethkitn@gmail.com 602-366-9415 Sales Ken Schwab ken.schwab@atlascapitalllc.com 602-405-1995 Contributing Writers Tamii Schrum Ken Schwab Dr. Jack Distribution AJ & Lynda Fernholz The Dart Starr is published on the 1st-8th of each month. The opinions expressed here in are exclusively those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect the position of the publisher. Submission of articles and/or photographs are most welcome and will be considered for future issues. All materials submitted become the property of Blue Sky Publishing and will not be returned unless accompanied with a self addressed envelope. This issue is copyrighted. It is forbidden to reprint any of its content without the written consent of the publisher. All advertising must be received by the 20th of the month prior to publication. With no political affiliations and an eye for fun, clean entertainment, Billiards Table Talk has published continuously since 1988. We have advertisers that have been in every issue for the past 21 years. Our strong values and commitment to our advertiser’s success puts us a step or two above the rest. Billiards Table Talk & The Dart Starr Newspapers reach over 50,000 hands across 13 local cities every month. Look out for new racks and added distribution points every month.

Welcome to sweetheart’s month. What ever happened to mixed scotch doubles, and couples’ tournaments? Maybe someone should start having some fun with our sports again and mix things up. Did all these “just for fun pool and dart functions die”? Maybe I’ll stop by some pool rooms and some of the bigger bars and put a bug in their ear. Is it just all about the money, what money right? That’s what I thought. When the fun comes back, our games will peak again, the only thing missing is “you”. Maybe it’s time for the room and bar owners to rally around the table again and see if we can light some fires. Remember the old saying, “united we stand divided we fall”? Well we’re doing pretty good at falling, aren’t we? When we isolate thinking we are growing our sports we are actually stunting the growth, no one person, room or bar can be the savior. We must unite again, and I’m too damn tired and old to chase after anyone again to explain this. But if anyone wanted to pick my brain or listen about past mistakes and things that worked I’d gladly sit down with them.

would interest you and bring you into their establishments more often; I’m a firm believer we need to change SOMETHING about our bars especially.

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We lost a few friends of the bars and our sports in the last few months, please remember them in your prayers and support any benefits that are taking place for them. Let their lives teach us how precious and short life really is, be kind to each other, know that peace of mind and happiness is the ultimate reward in life. I’d like to start a new writing contest for all my readers, I will pay $20.00 for the best submitted article or story about a pool or dart experience. It must be between 200 and 300 words, can include 1 picture if you would like, but not necessary. All articles, stories and/or pictures submitted WILL become property of Blue Sky Publishing and may be used in future issues without writers permission or payment, only 1 winning article for pool and 1 for darts will be awarded the $20.00 prize for the month submitted. Need more information call Dr. Jack 623-340-0481 Submit to the follow: billiardstabletalk@yahoo.com or thedartstarr@yahoo.com or mail to PO Box 41723, Phoenix AZ 85808

Take your wife, favorite gal or guy out to celebrate Valentine’s Day to one of the great bars or rooms around our beautiful valley. It is important that we all support our local bars and rooms, and, if you have suggestions for your favorite places, let the owners know. Let them know what

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF DARTBOARDS

Before the First World War, pubs in the United Kingdom had dartboards made from solid blocks of wood, usually elm. They had to be soaked overnight to heal the holes made by the darts, and it was a messy business for the publican, although darts was a popular game. This changed when a company called Nodor, whose primary business was making modelling clay (which has no odor, hence the name Nodor), made a dartboard. Their model of dartboard was not a great success until someone came up with the idea of using the century plant to make a dartboard. Small bundles of sisal fibres of the same length were bundled together. The bundles were then compressed into a disk and bound with a metal ring. It was an instant success, as the darts did little or no damage to the board—they just parted the fibres when they entered the board; this type of board was more durable and required little maintenance. New dartboards are made of sisal fibres; cheap boards are sometimes made of cork or coiled paper. However, several types of sisal fibre are used in dartboards today, originating from East Africa, Brazil or China. The widespread belief that some dartboards are constructed using pig bristles, camel hair, or horse hair, is incorrect. Apparently no such boards have ever been produced commercially. A regulation board is 17 3⁄4 inches (451 mm) in diameter and is divided into 20 radial sections. Each section is separated with metal wire or a thin band of sheet metal. The best dartboards have the thinnest wire, so that the darts have less chance of hitting a wire and bouncing out. The numbers indicating the various scoring sections of the board are also normally made of wire, especially on tournamentquality boards, but may be printed directly on the board instead. The dartboard may have its origins in the cross-section

of a tree. An old name for a dartboard is “butt”; the word comes from the French word but, meaning “target”. In particular, the Yorkshire and Mealy Manchester Log End boards differ from the standard board in that they have no treble only double and bullseye, the Mealy Manchester board being of a smaller diameter, with a playing area of only 25 cm across with double and bull areas measuring just 4mm. The London Fives board is another variation. This has only 12 equal segments numbered 20, 5, 15, 10, 20, 5, 15, 10, 20, 5, 15, 10 with the doubles and triples being a quarter of an inch wide. There is a speculation that the game originated among soldiers throwing short arrows at the bottom of the cask or at the bottom of trunks of trees. As the wood dried, cracks would develop, creating “sections”. Soon, regional standards emerged and many woodworkers supplemented bar tabs by fabricating dart boards for the local pubs. The standard numbering plan with a 20 on top was created in 1896 by Lancashire carpenter Brian Gamlin. However, a great many other configurations have been used throughout the years and in different geographical locations. Gamlin’s layout was devised to penalise inaccuracy. Although this applies to most of the board, the left-hand side (near the 14 section) is preferred by beginners, for its concentration of larger numbers. Mathematically, removing the rotational symmetry by placing the “20” at the top, there are 19!, or 121,645,100,408,832,000 possible dartboards. Many different layouts would penalise a player more than the current setup; however, the current setup actually does the job rather efficiently. There have been several mathematical papers published that consider the “optimal” dartboard.

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LIKE US ON FACEBOOK: BILLIARDS TABLE TALK & THE DART STARR NEWSPAPERS IF YOU COULD JAM WITH ANYONE ALIVE OR DEAD WHO WOULD IT BE? I’d have to say Jimmy Page. WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE "CHEESY" SONG OF ALL TIME? My Sharona! LOL WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE VENUE TO PLAY AT IN AZ? I can’t say for sure. WHAT’S YOUR POISON/DRINK OF CHOICE? Jagermeister! WHAT DO YOU CONSIDER TO BE THE BEST SONG YOU PERFORM? We have a song called "Black Water" that kicks ass! WHERE ARE YOUR GIGS FOR THE NEXT MONTH? We have our first gig with me fronting the band at the end of the month. It’s a private birthday party for Joe’s sister. DO YOU READ TABLE TALK AND DART STARR NEWSPAPERS? Yes I do as matter of fact. I’m looking at one now. Lol DO YOU PLAY PRIVATE PARTIES AND ARE YOU AVAILABLE FOR BOOKING? YOUR NAME AND/OR THE NAME OF YOUR BAND: My name is Fred Flory (no alias yet! LOL) and the band is Yes we do and yes we are. Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Scorpions, Judas Priest, Iron Cactus Chainsaw!! CONTACT/BOOKING INFO: Maiden... everything that was pre-1984 metal!!! INSTRUMENT YOU PLAY: Throat Chainsawcactus@gmail.com IF YOU COULD JAM WITH ANYONE ALIVE OR DEAD DESCRIBE YOUR BAND/MUSIC: WHO WOULD IT BE? Cactus Chainsaw is a blend of old school metal with a YOUR NAME AND/OR THE NAME OF YOUR BAND: Jamming with ’Tool’ would be really awesome...As far as the potent dose of hard core that will leave at least the first 10 I’m Alexandra Luciak, the bassist for the Metal band, ’no longer living’ category goes, probably Dimebag Darrell. to 20 rows picking up facial fragments off the floor! Brutal!!! Now THAT’S legendary metal guitar!!! ’Sulfuric Angel’ HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU LEARNED TO WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE "CHEESY" SONG OF ALL INSTRUMENT YOU PLAY: Bass PLAY/STARTED SINGING AND WHO INSPIRED YOU? TIME? I was playing in bars in my home town by the time I was 14. DESCRIBE YOUR BAND/MUSIC: Definitely Metal! I was inspired by Rob Halford and Graham Bonnet mostly. The closest I can come to in describing our sound is... If Iron I really dig Christmas carols for ’cheesy’ factor. Probably ’Joy To The World’ or ’O Come All Ye Faithful’ Maiden and Pantera had a baby, it would sound like us! We’re classified under Heavy Metal/Progressive Metal because they just burst into this super-dramatic happiness /Thrash Metal for our official genres on Reverb Nation and and the thing that actually makes them cheesy is the holiday factor and how everyone knows them but it’s not THEIR fault MySpace though. because they’re actually classic pieces composed by the HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU LEARNED TO masters hundreds of years ago! PLAY/STARTED SINGING AND WHO INSPIRED YOU? WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE VENUE TO PLAY AT IN AZ? Quite young!!! My parents were Russian so there was always classical music in the house... opera, ballet, etc. My Definitely ’Joe’s Grotto’!!! Greatest sound, greatest bands, grandfather was the orchestra conductor for the Odessa greatest people and you’ll always find me there on a City Orchestra in Odessa, Ukraine! They made me start weekend night regardless! playing the violin at age 8 but I was too ADHD to practice but What’s your poison/drink of choice? I love quality bottled then I got an acoustic guitar at the age of 14 and discovered beer or wine. Probably Beck’s light or any lighter colored rock and roll. Then I got an electric and it was all Led brew because this is Arizona and the warmer climate

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…continued from page 8. doesn’t usually suit a heavy, dark brew or vintage. For wines, I LOVE Maynard’s ’Anna Goat’ from Merkin Vinyards... It’s the BEST!!! I’m also herb-friendly but I don’t believe in the use of poisonous chemicals on the human body. WHAT DO YOU CONSIDER TO BE THE BEST SONG YOU PERFORM? ’I Can’t Believe’ I just LOVE that song because it’s got this intricate bass run in the verses and then the break stops and just rings on the bottom D... It’s just THUNDEROUS!!! It’s our singer Doug’s favorite song too! WHERE ARE YOUR GIGS FOR THE NEXT MONTH? We’re playing at O’Brien’s Sports Bar and Pub at 7829 N. 35th Avenue on February 11th!!! DO YOU READ TABLE TALK AND DART STARR NEWSPAPERS? Yes! DO YOU PLAY PRIVATE PARTIES AND ARE YOU AVAILABLE FOR BOOKING? Yes!!! CONTACT/BOOKING INFO: You can call me, Alexandra Luciak: 602-327-9908 or our singer Doug Diercks: 602-571-6129

YOUR NAME AND/OR THE NAME OF YOUR BAND: Element a440 MEMBERS: Halo – Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Programming Graven – Guitars Ranie Mae – Bass Animal – Drums BRIEFLY DESCRIBE YOUR BAND/MUSIC: Element a440 delivers an intelligent brand of Edgy, Hook-Heavy, Dark, Melodic, and Electronic rock that enthralls its listeners. Spreading from the band to the individual, the intense lyrics and seductive sounds merge with the mind and body, through the crowd like an epidemic until all are as one. A new album is currently in the works so expect many great things from Element a440 this year. HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU LEARNED TO PLAY AND WHO INSPIRED YOU? Graven - I really haven’t quite learned yet so its hard to say… but as far as influences go… all of the badass guitar players. Ranie – I started playing when I was eleven and was inspired by a huge range of artists. Animal- I started around 41/2 and 5 years old and I was inspired by Neil Peart, The Rev, & Vinnie Paul. IF YOU COULD JAM WITH ANYONE ALIVE OR DEAD WHO WOULD IT BE? Animal – Well if it were someone that was alive it would

be Neil Peart. As far as dead I would have to say A7X. The Reverend. Ranie – Les Claypool Graven - Jammin’ with Zombies? I’m totally down for that, otherwise I’d love to jam with Dimebag, Randy Rhoads, Glenn Danzig & the Misfits WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE "CHEESY" SONG OF ALL TIME? Animal – Beastie Boys “girls”, Stepbrothers “boats and hoe’s”, Jan Terri’s “losing you”, Rebecca black’s Friday. Graven- Everythin’ from the 80’s. WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE VENUE TO PLAY AT IN AZ? Graven – It’s a tossup between The Marquee and the Mesa Amphitheatre. Halo – I agree with Graven but I would also add Joe’s Grotto. Animal- Joe’s Grotto

WHAT’S YOUR POISON/DRINK OF CHOICE? Halo – Jack and Coke Ranie – Bacardi Razz and Code Red Animal- jack & coke, & New Castle Graven- Free WHAT DO YOU CONSIDER TO BE THE BEST SONG YOU PERFORM? Graven – All of them Animal – Parasite, or NDQ WHERE ARE YOUR GIGS FOR THE NEXT MONTH? Ranie – March 24th at Joes Grotto – Festival of Flesh 21+ Halo - We are also currently working on finishing our new record titled “Whips, Knives, Candles and Quills “that we are hoping to have done early in 2012. DO YOU HAVE A STORY ABOUT YOUR BEST SHOW EVER? Graven – All of them are our best shows Ranie – Well we got the cops called one time… Animal- our best show I think is when we had a three out of the four members of Element A440 halo, Graven, and I. We had a show at the plantation and we made us sound like we had all four of us there it was awesome.

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT BEING A MUSICIAN? Graven – Playing music and everything that comes along with it. Animal- my favorite thing about being a musician is doing what I love and being able to interact with the fans after the shows. Halo- I love having the ability to pour out feelings into song and then perform those songs on stage! I guess I would say that the music isn’t really designed for the audience. It is designed around the band creating something that we feel is good. It then becomes truly rewarding when an audience can identify with it and sing along. Ranie – I love everything about being a musician, I can’t say I have a specific favorite thing about it. DO YOU READ TABLE TALK AND DART STARR NEWSPAPERS? Halo - I have started to read it since I found out it existed. DO YOU PLAY PRIVATE PARTIES AND ARE YOU AVAILABLE FOR BOOKING? Halo – I guess it would depend on the party. Is there naked people? CONTACT/BOOKING INFO: elementa440@live.com www.elementa440.com www.reverbnation.com/elementa440

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DR. JACK IN MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

On January 17th, 2012, around 3pm, Dr Jack the publisher of Billiards Table Talk and The Dart Starr newspapers was involved in a serious motorcycle accident around 35th Ave and Peoria. Dr Jack was traveling north on 35th Ave when a car traveling south on 35th Ave turned left in front of Dr. Jack. Dr. Jack was taken to John C Lincoln Hospital for treatment. After a few surgeries Dr Jack

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y p p s a ’ e H lentin a V ay D AUDI A-6 SUPERCHARGED SEDAN Text and Photos by Chad Haire

The Audi A-6 sedan has two features. First, it’s expensive. The base price on mine started at $49,900. But of course you “need” all of the extra toys that jack the price, which came to $61,530. Secondly, this is a first-class ride. I drove it for a week and couldn’t find anything to complain about (except giving it back).

As a sport sedan, this delivers. The small 3.0 liter V-6 is supercharged with 310 horsepower, hooked to a great 8-speed (yes, eight) automatic gearbox. I reached a brisk real world 0-60 time of 5.2 seconds (unless you want to believe Motor Trend magazine, which listed a questionable 4.6 seconds time. They expect us to think a two-ton Audi with 310 horses can run as fast as a two-ton Mustang with 500 horses? Ain’t gonna happen, but M/T magazine has always been shelling out the bull). Handling, braking,

and steering are excellent. The suspension also has four adjustments for ride comfort/ handling ability. Another great feature is the interior. Audi has a reputation for assembling a fantastic cabin, and this one is top notch, with beautiful materials, fine workmanship, and lots of bells and whistles properly spread. The main computer system for radio, suspension, navigation seems complex for first-time users, but easy to learn and simple to use once learned. In any case, it’s far superior to units found on other German cars.

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When you’re not driving fast, the A-6 makes for a good soft luxury ride. If I had to drive from Scottsdale/Phoenix to New York right now, this is the vehicle I would take. A real smoothie and a great car if you can afford it.

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