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Corona - Lane Opening/Decline in Membership
« on: May 29, 2020, 11:56:49 AM »
Residing in NYC area, Summer leagues are a no go, unsure if our fall leagues will start up in September, hearing about an abbreviated season starting in January.  Fortunately bowling center owners have taken this time to maintain and update the center. 

Bowling membership in leagues have been on the decline over the past years, how many fear that people will get accustomed to staying home and don't need bowling in their lives?  My wife's mixed league has gone to 10-12 teams of 4, not sure she will be able to maintain.  Any opinions about membership in surrounding areas.

 

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Re: Corona - Lane Opening/Decline in Membership
« Reply #46 on: June 26, 2020, 11:33:07 AM »
Yes he is. I wish him luck.
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Re: Corona - Lane Opening/Decline in Membership
« Reply #47 on: June 26, 2020, 11:46:01 AM »
As do I. The timing is just not ideal.

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Re: Corona - Lane Opening/Decline in Membership
« Reply #48 on: June 27, 2020, 10:25:38 AM »
As do I. The timing is just not ideal.

Feel the same, the whole situation is going to be interesting. I'm central of the state enough and rural enough we really haven't felt the affects of what it can do, so it doesn't feel as real. Tomorrow there's a sweeper in Rockford, but they aren't playing the bar being separate for packing people in, still not sure if it's the right call to go or not.

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Re: Corona - Lane Opening/Decline in Membership
« Reply #49 on: June 27, 2020, 01:06:30 PM »
Bowled for the first time in 14 weeks today.  Felt good to get out of the house for something other than a food/supplies run.  Bowled for about an hour then left.

It didn't necessarily feel 100% safe.  I was the only customer wearing a mask.  Employees all had on masks.  As people left, they were not going down to clean off tables/seats/monitors/scoring consoles.  They are also not requiring masks to enter the center.  Not the most ideal situation.

League starts next week.  It will be interesting to see how many people participate.  It will also be interesting to see how long we can make it before the first reported case at the center.  It is not a question of if, rather when.  I am staying masked up and not touching anyone else or anything unnecessarily.  If I do, hand sanitizer will be at the ready.
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Re: Corona - Lane Opening/Decline in Membership
« Reply #50 on: June 27, 2020, 01:13:25 PM »
As do I. The timing is just not ideal.

Feel the same, the whole situation is going to be interesting. I'm central of the state enough and rural enough we really haven't felt the affects of what it can do, so it doesn't feel as real. Tomorrow there's a sweeper in Rockford, but they aren't playing the bar being separate for packing people in, still not sure if it's the right call to go or not.

I was talking with my Motiv rep and he says that Jerry has been running them every week. He also mentioned Rockford and I was like "If I had any equipment, I would." My old Global stuff that was in rotation got forgotten in a move a couple of months ago and I'm here with nothing. Heck, I think I have 1 thumb slug and my tape and shoes. I have an Assassin in the closet but I haven't put holes in anything yet.

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Re: Corona - Lane Opening/Decline in Membership
« Reply #51 on: June 27, 2020, 01:30:38 PM »
As do I. The timing is just not ideal.

Feel the same, the whole situation is going to be interesting. I'm central of the state enough and rural enough we really haven't felt the affects of what it can do, so it doesn't feel as real. Tomorrow there's a sweeper in Rockford, but they aren't playing the bar being separate for packing people in, still not sure if it's the right call to go or not.

I was talking with my Motiv rep and he says that Jerry has been running them every week. He also mentioned Rockford and I was like "If I had any equipment, I would." My old Global stuff that was in rotation got forgotten in a move a couple of months ago and I'm here with nothing. Heck, I think I have 1 thumb slug and my tape and shoes. I have an Assassin in the closet but I haven't put holes in anything yet.

Yup, the Rockford ones are weekly too. I'll see Joe tomorrow as I think i'm going to make the trip.

Hope you can get some stuff punched soon and feel good about using it, not sure if you're still in that area but did hear Mardi Gras opened up in Dekalb, i'm sure they at least are making some attempt at keeping the place sterilized as Brian has always done well in keeping up with the place.

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Re: Corona - Lane Opening/Decline in Membership
« Reply #52 on: June 27, 2020, 04:58:58 PM »
As do I. The timing is just not ideal.

Feel the same, the whole situation is going to be interesting. I'm central of the state enough and rural enough we really haven't felt the affects of what it can do, so it doesn't feel as real. Tomorrow there's a sweeper in Rockford, but they aren't playing the bar being separate for packing people in, still not sure if it's the right call to go or not.

I was talking with my Motiv rep and he says that Jerry has been running them every week. He also mentioned Rockford and I was like "If I had any equipment, I would." My old Global stuff that was in rotation got forgotten in a move a couple of months ago and I'm here with nothing. Heck, I think I have 1 thumb slug and my tape and shoes. I have an Assassin in the closet but I haven't put holes in anything yet.

Yup, the Rockford ones are weekly too. I'll see Joe tomorrow as I think i'm going to make the trip.

Hope you can get some stuff punched soon and feel good about using it, not sure if you're still in that area but did hear Mardi Gras opened up in Dekalb, i'm sure they at least are making some attempt at keeping the place sterilized as Brian has always done well in keeping up with the place.

Brian is good people, I hope they come out of this in the black. I'm not a fan of 4 seasons. I'm supposed to be bowling the sport shot league in the fall with people that aren't going to bail on me, but everything is so unsure right now. I at least want to throw a Covert and Ghost in a bag before I try to compete lol