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Old 04-14-2006, 12:30 PM   #1
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This will probably sound weird to the US members on the board, but I went 10-pin bowling for the first time last night. In Canada (especially my part of Canada) 10-pin bowling is almost non-existant. We have two 10-pin lanes and over thirty 5-pin in the city.

None the less, it was awesome. After having bowled for 8 years in a 5-pin league, and after going to provincials and nationals as a junior it was quite the change for me. The skills weren't a direct carry over, but I managed to bowl 130-150' * consistantly.

If you were wondering, 5 pin bowling is just 5 pins in a V shape. Their vaules are 2 3 5 3 2. You get 3 balls per frame, a perfect game is 450 and the balls are WAY smaller. That about sums it up.

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I've said it before, and I'll say it again....

Canadidians are wierd....

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not stupid at all captain! rather, quite fascinating! i had no idea! i've learned something today! so, are the balls lighter? i usually bowl with a 16 pounder...when you bowl 5 pin, i assume the balls are lighter in addition to being smaller? cool. tell me more!
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i love bowling. its a secret talent that i've had since i was about 10 years old. i now carry a 191 average. i have NEVER heard of 5-pin bowling before...
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Mos your spelling signifies someone with venerial disease not a country.......or was that on purpose. heheheeee,
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ive never heard of 5-pin....

most people think im wierd because i only like candlepin.. i hate 10-pin
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I've said it before, and I'll say it again....

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Darn it...Agreed
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Eh?
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Sex is better than bowling...........

Balls are lighter and ya' don't have to wear shoes
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5 pin and duckpin


candlepin


10 pin
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