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    #1

    Basketball pool?

    An employee of a company is described as "the guy who ran the basketball pool". What does it mean? What was he in charge of exactly?

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    #2

    Re: Basketball pool?

    Please correct the information in your profile, okok.

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    #3

    Re: Basketball pool?

    Nobody knows?

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    #4

    Re: Basketball pool?

    Did you respond to Bhai's request?

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    Re: Basketball pool?

    Yes, I think so.

    (but I think it would serve the forum better to make such requests in private messages instead of making future readers of posts find in them content that is irrelevant to the the subject of the thread...)
    Last edited by okok; 06-Oct-2014 at 10:19. Reason: correction of a mistaken word

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    Re: Basketball pool?

    We don't need to spend time sending Private Messages to users about such things. It is incumbent upon every member to ensure that their entire member profile is correct. Public reminders are useful for everyone because other users might notice the reminder and realise that they need to update their own profile. If it was your current location that Bhai was querying, then it does appear to have been corrected. Thank you.

    A "pool" can refer to a group of people in an office or a group of friends who run a betting scheme. The man in question was probably the person who kept the paperwork and the money for the group of people who make bets on basketball matches each day/week/month.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Basketball pool?

    Thank you for the explanation.

    Yes, I assumed the correction request concerned my current location, and I corrected it.

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