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#106656 - 11/02/09 02:58 PM Re: How many leagues it too many [Re: Atochabsh]
Dan300 Offline
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Registered: 10/15/07
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Don't know if it is "too many" but next year I'll be bowling in 3 leagues in an attempt to secure a "high average" spot within my area's association. This year I'm in 2 leagues, plus I'm 6th man on 2 other teams.
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#106710 - 11/03/09 07:54 AM Re: How many leagues it too many [Re: Dennis Michael]
who's that Offline
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Registered: 05/17/09
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sorry Dennis for such a late response, wife & wallet..
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#106740 - 11/03/09 12:24 PM Re: How many leagues it too many [Re: 10PinGaloot]
Russ I. Offline
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Registered: 07/10/08
Posts: 783
A/S/L: 43/m/wis
Originally Posted By: SpareMe
I agree with Erin. If you want the sociability of the leagues and can afford them, that's great. If you want competition, you might try tournaments instead or in addition.

But if you just like to bowl, open bowling is way cehaper if you go at the right time of day.

I would say there's no upper limit unless you're married and the spousal unit wants you to stay home.

Another pair of eyes is necessary to see what in your game can be improved. Whether a teammate or a coach or the coaches here.


Agreed with all the above. One league for me frown
I do miss the other pair of eyes on my league team as he helped me alot
Bowling with a whole new team this year
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#106744 - 11/03/09 12:38 PM Re: How many leagues it too many [Re: Russ I.]
Joe Bowler Offline
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Registered: 04/09/09
Posts: 3825
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The 3 leagues that I bowl in are all different.

The first league is a mixed league I bowl with my wife and another couple. It is a fun league on a house shot.

The second league is a competitive men's league with 5-man teams. It is a money league on a house shot.

The third league is a PBA experience league. It is competitive, but most bowlers are there to learn the patterns.

I would not give any of them up, nor do I feel compelled to join any additional leagues. For me, I suppose three is the ideal number of leagues.
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#107307 - 11/10/09 12:06 PM Re: How many leagues it too many [Re: Joe Bowler]
ecub Offline
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Registered: 10/23/09
Posts: 342
A/S/L: 44/m/usa (IL)
Last year, I bowled in 3 (Mon Mixed, Wed Men's, Thur Men's) and bowl for practice/fun on either Friday and/or Sunday. It took a toll in my wallet & time. Also when I used to bowl allot of games on Sunday, due to their quarter mania ($6 cover & .25/game), my arm felt dead on Monday. So this year, I don't practice the day before any leagues. I also cut down to 2 leagues (Mon Mixed & Wed Men's)
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#107332 - 11/10/09 02:02 PM Re: How many leagues it too many [Re: ecub]
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Registered: 09/26/08
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I'm in three (same house) and sub for a fourth (different house) and practice on Sunday mornings when I can. Two of the leagues are back to back on Thursday's (6:30 & 9:00). During the winter I rather go out and bowl instead of watching some of the cr*p that's on TV these days.
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