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#73324 - 12/18/08 11:52 AM warm-up time
eastwest Offline
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Curious as to how much warm-up time your house/league allows?

I used to have a solid 10 mins, and able to roll at least 5 times before official play started in my old house. This new place I'm at allows 4-5 mins, and I'm lucky to get 2 rolls in before official scoring begins.

I'm not complaining because everyone has the same amount of time, but it made me wonder what other houses are doing for warm-ups.
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#73327 - 12/18/08 11:54 AM Re: warm-up time [Re: eastwest]
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My leagues (3) have always been 15 minutes. It's still only maybe 3 shots on each lane, with 10 people warming up.
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#73329 - 12/18/08 11:57 AM Re: warm-up time [Re: cgeorg]
Dennis Michael Offline
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One house is 10 mins. The other is only 5 mins.
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#73330 - 12/18/08 12:14 PM Re: warm-up time [Re: Dennis Michael]
dmoney298 Offline
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The two houses I bowl at both allow 15 min.

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#73331 - 12/18/08 12:14 PM Re: warm-up time [Re: Dennis Michael]
Scott Gannon Offline
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Ours is 15 minutes but sometimes it seems like 20. Usually a lot of people, including some of my teammates only take a few shots so normally I can get plenty of practice in.
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#73332 - 12/18/08 12:15 PM Re: warm-up time [Re: Dennis Michael]
jsigone Offline
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Registered: 07/06/08
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A/S/L: 28/m/San Diego, CA
One league is 30 minutes, all others are 15 minutes. The 30 minute warmup allow PLENTY of time to try different balls and looks down lane. Maybe it's part of why I bowl pretty well in that league.
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#73337 - 12/18/08 01:05 PM Re: warm-up time [Re: jsigone]
Cobb Offline
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15 minutes at my house

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#73348 - 12/18/08 02:18 PM Re: warm-up time [Re: Cobb]
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A/S/L: 40/M/Midlothian, IL
We get 10 minutes. We are 5 person teams so if we all practiced the whole time, we would only get a couple of shots in. Doesn't help when people still take/expect 2 lane courtesy during practice either. I just bowl. If there is someone on the approach, I will literally go right after them. You need to maximize your time.

Most of the time, not everyone practices the whole time. A few of us do though.
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#73349 - 12/18/08 02:27 PM Re: warm-up time [Re: General Pounder]
ijohn83 Offline
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We get 10 Min.

I had read somewhere that at tournaments you get 1 ball per person per lane! So 2 balls total.

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#73350 - 12/18/08 02:33 PM Re: warm-up time [Re: General Pounder]
Tim Gerard Offline
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10 minutes for us too.
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