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#105400 - 10/15/09 04:44 PM Re: What'd You bowl today? [Re: Joe Bowler]
VampyreBowler Offline
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Registered: 09/23/09
Posts: 506
A/S/L: 45/Male/Thurmont, MD
Joe, like I was thought by a former teammate, on league nights like this, points over average. Though it's nice to get both. grin
High Set: 855 (6 800 set) High Game: 300 x 14
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#105405 - 10/15/09 09:55 PM Re: What'd You bowl today? [Re: WooHooStrikes]
Justinmill14 Offline
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Registered: 07/16/08
Posts: 906
A/S/L: 18/male/Tennessee
So today we had our first away match, yay I get to bowl on synthetics instead of old wood lanes. Well first game I end up bowling a 140. Wow I have no idea what happened. I had some of the craziest leaves and had huge problems with carry all day. After that I shot 171, 212. Third game wasn't to bad. Second game, I left 4 ten pins in a row on the left lane. I just couldn't figure out what to do to get the ten pin out of there.

Not so good of a day for me, I know I can do way better than that. Especially on synthetics.

Edited by Justinmill14 (10/15/09 09:56 PM)
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#105411 - 10/16/09 12:24 AM Re: What'd You bowl today? [Re: Justinmill14]
MNsportsfan Offline
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Registered: 10/02/09
Posts: 198
A/S/L: 38/M/Omaha NE
Tonight was almost the night for me. Started with 182. Then struck the first 9 and left a light 7 pin in the 10th and ended with a 279. Than finished with a 216...677. I had only had one 650 or higher in my life, now have a 677 and a 720 in the last month. Love the rogue cell and love slowin it down and let it do what's it paid to do!
High game (300)
High Series (815)

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#105414 - 10/16/09 01:52 AM Re: What'd You bowl today? [Re: MNsportsfan]
Reconbbs Offline
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Registered: 01/15/06
Posts: 759
A/S/L: 21/Male/York Pennsylvania
656 early league and 699 Late league. Overall, pretty normal/solid night.
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Hammer Black Widow Bite
DV8 Misfit
DV8 Reckless
Visionary AMB Centaur

High Game-300x2
High Series-836

Fall League Averages
Tuesday 234
Thursday 225

#105417 - 10/16/09 06:20 AM Re: What'd You bowl today? [Re: Reconbbs]
WooHooStrikes Offline
Junior Coach

Registered: 10/13/09
Posts: 41
A/S/L: 25/m/east coast
not league play, but i bowled a game over 200 again after mondays 214 game i bowled, which was also my first 200 game in league.

being a lefty i still had league oil after they got done so i threw some shots in my 2nd game to see how far of an angle i can toss it. while technically shot less than a 100. i wasn't keeping score but more on my release and testing different angles/releases which for the most part didn't work.

after realizing where i should keep it, i bowled a 187 in my 3rd game. left a few 7 pins which are still my kryptonite as a left handed 2 finger bowler.

maybe i am crazy but ever since i evolved from a tropical storm to a black widow pearl to a RG SS and now virtual energy, i have progressively improved in avg and game scores.

#105422 - 10/16/09 08:43 AM Re: What'd You bowl today? [Re: WooHooStrikes]
Tim Gerard Offline
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Registered: 09/29/05
Posts: 2314
A/S/L: m/ Michigan
I opened with a 4-7-10 split,...and it went down from there. Just a lousy night, did not even hit 500, I am so proud.
There goes the 197 avg., and we lost all points,..such fun.
In the bag...all 15#

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#105423 - 10/16/09 09:17 AM Re: What'd You bowl today? [Re: WooHooStrikes]
TheDemolitionMan Offline
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Registered: 05/05/08
Posts: 2839
A/S/L: 23/Male/California, US
Well seeing how I can't sleep, I figure I might as well post up tonight's scores. I started a bit rough with a 160. I didn't feel right the first five frames of the first game, but I worked it out. Then I shot 215 and barely missed my beating my old man. It was clean until the tenth and my spare ball fell off the lane at the last minute missing a ten pin. oh well, thems the breaks. But I got him the last game with a 221. thumbsup He ended up with a 650 series and I ended up with 596. Either way the Knapp boys cleaned house...except we ended up spliting the points tonight. Oh well. With 5 opens and four of them being splits...I'm not mad at all. It was a great night.
Be like water making its way through cracks. Don't be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves.

#105435 - 10/16/09 10:57 AM Re: What'd You bowl today? [Re: TheDemolitionMan]
Reconbbs Offline
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Registered: 01/15/06
Posts: 759
A/S/L: 21/Male/York Pennsylvania
WooHooStrikes, I'm a fellow thumbless bowler. The key to doing well thumbless is to have a decent bit of speed in your game. I rev the snot out of it but I don't cover as many boards as the typical cranker. I'm always around 18-19 mph. I'd also suggest in the future to purchase smooth rolling equipment.
My Arsenal:

Hammer Black Widow Bite
DV8 Misfit
DV8 Reckless
Visionary AMB Centaur

High Game-300x2
High Series-836

Fall League Averages
Tuesday 234
Thursday 225

#105439 - 10/16/09 12:02 PM Re: What'd You bowl today? [Re: Reconbbs]
sk8shorty01 Offline
Virtual League Champion x2

Registered: 01/05/09
Posts: 5163
A/S/L: 30/M/Merritt Island, FL
Nice finish there Demo, way to respond to the slightly lower than expectations (for yourself) first game. Great to finish that well after a beginning where something just feels off.
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Career 800 series - 6
High Scratch Series - 823

#105441 - 10/16/09 12:32 PM Re: What'd You bowl today? [Re: sk8shorty01]
Wolfey Offline
Junior Master

Registered: 09/01/09
Posts: 36
A/S/L: 41, Male, PA, USA
Added the Cell to my arsenal 2 weeks ago.
Shot 194, 248, 255 for a 697 series with it last night!

It's about time!! LOL
Eric's career highs:
Game: 300 3 times (1991, 1999, 2010)
Series: 826 (1991 Ebonite Straight Shot)
2009-2010 highs:
Game: 300
Series: 730
Current arsenal: Cell, 2nd Dimension, Dead Flush, Scout R, AMF Angle, White dot
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