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#199956 - 06/24/19 10:10 AM So the 3-unit oil rule is dead.
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So yesterday, the USBC announced that the 3-unit rule in regards to lane dressing is dead. No more inspections needed. They acknowledged that the balls beat the oil so badly it was not an issue anymore.

https://bowl.com/News/NewsDetails.aspx?i...13bD9m_T2VEkN3k

Now there were a couple of immediate reactions, with the most prevalent being No kidding, glad you finally figured it out.

My reaction was how this furthers the perception that league bowling is not a real sport anyway, just an activity. I also think it furthers the perception that sanctioning is not required, and this is becoming a bit of a joke.

I fully understand how things are, many centers, including the one I have left, don't take the house shot seriously anyway. But as an old guy, I expect to find lanes so dry that I can no longer bowl. I just think it puts sanctioned bowling in the fast lane towards meaningless.
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So the 3-unit oil rule is dead. SteveH 06/24/19 10:10 AM
Re: So the 3-unit oil rule is dead. 82Boat69 06/24/19 02:34 PM
Re: So the 3-unit oil rule is dead. wronghander 06/24/19 11:47 PM
Re: So the 3-unit oil rule is dead. SteveH 06/24/19 03:48 PM
Re: So the 3-unit oil rule is dead. BOSStull 06/24/19 08:04 PM

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