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#177301 - 03/19/13 12:56 PM most spares in a league game
JW123 Offline
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Last night I had a 1-strike 9-spare game (186). I've never spared all 10 frames, who here has? I know USBC used to give an award for a 10 spare game but I understand they don't do it anymore.
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#177304 - 03/19/13 04:03 PM Re: most spares in a league game [Re: JW123]
champ Offline
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I did it twice my first season of bowling, when I was only averaging in the 150s. Both games were in the 170s. I haven't done it in the years since however.
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#177307 - 03/19/13 04:57 PM Re: most spares in a league game [Re: JW123]
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Most I ever had was maybe 5. If I left too many single pin spares, I figured I would need to make some kind of adjustment.
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#177311 - 03/19/13 07:23 PM Re: most spares in a league game [Re: JW123]
Calvin Pistorio Offline
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Honestly I don't know my most spares in a game, but definitely not 10 or 9 as every game usually has one strike or open. Maybe 6, possibly 7 in one of those games that carry wasn't good or I was just a tad off, or sometimes way off on some of my shots.
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#177321 - 03/20/13 06:56 AM Re: most spares in a league game [Re: JW123]
steveA Offline
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Did it in one of the weeks, in the virtual league , 190 game all 9 spares, good no tap game , nice spare pick up but so frustrating
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#177333 - 03/20/13 11:55 AM Re: most spares in a league game [Re: JW123]
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I have had one all-spare game. I think it was the most work in a game I've ever done! LOL

No strikes, lots of 7 pin (which I have zero problem with) and a couple of 5 pins - everything makeable. Was third game and just couldn't get everything to fall.
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#177336 - 03/20/13 12:47 PM Re: most spares in a league game [Re: JW123]
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Not sure if I've ever had an all spare game, but 9, yeah, I've done that. High 180s I believe. Maybe 190.
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#177339 - 03/20/13 01:36 PM Re: most spares in a league game [Re: Fin09]
56bird Offline
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I may have but honestly don't remember if I did. Usually if I just can't strike I'll do something to try and force it and end up with something I can't make. On a barely related subject though, as a nod to Rob Stone I decided that four spares in a row should be called a "Sparebone".
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