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michael.willis9

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So first game in leagues tonight, I had a decent game going. Nothing spectacular but on pace for average....  then in the 9th frame I Had a terrible first ball and ended up leaving the 4, 6, 7, 9, 10. Sucks I know. Cost me average and cost the team the game.

So I’m like, just fire it out there and hope you can knock a few pins around. It’ll at least take some frustration out. So I do. Stand left, fire right. Hits the 6-10 perfectly, 6 pins falls across the lane. Somehow ricochets off the 7 and takes out the 4.....  only problem was it came in front of the 9 pin..... 

Any one else have similar or other odd things happen to them?

 

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Re: Ever had a “how the f—- did that just happen” situation in bowling?
« Reply #31 on: November 24, 2018, 02:51:10 PM »
Mine is carry frustration.  Twice in one season, I left a stone 8 pin on a 10 bagger.  I seem to leave more than my share of 8 pins.  Has to be a reason other than bad luck.
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Re: Ever had a “how the f—- did that just happen” situation in bowling?
« Reply #32 on: November 25, 2018, 02:06:25 PM »
I have only turned my back on a strike ball once.  I had seen others do it and it looked cool, so I decided to do it when I threw a ball that I knew was going to strike.  I finally threw that ball, it came off my hand perfectly and was right on line when I turned my back as it reached 40'.  I smugly walked back to the bowler's area to sit down when one of my teammates said "You left an 8 - 10".  I didn't believe him, but when I turned around, there it was.  I said to myself "Never again".  And I never have.  --  JohnP

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Re: Ever had a “how the f—- did that just happen” situation in bowling?
« Reply #33 on: November 29, 2018, 03:23:57 PM »

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Try taking the 6-9 only off the rack, on 5 in a row.

Yep! This guy!!!

Better yet, leave a washout. 1-2-4-6-10. Throw at it, thinking you're going to pick it up like a 3-10... and go through the 1-6 gap cleanly, missing the entire lot.

Yep, again! This guy!!  :-[ :o ???

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Funny you had that happen.  I missed it the bottom, the ball flattened out and hit the 6 in the face.  The 9 must have been off spot because I only took out the 6.  Was crazy.  I also  one took the 7-10 out of the Greek Church(that was bitter sweet)

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Re: Ever had a “how the f—- did that just happen” situation in bowling?
« Reply #34 on: December 06, 2018, 06:28:50 PM »
Had the front nine once in a tournament, hit my ankle next shot and it went in the gutter. Also took the 9-10 out of a full rack, twice. Just a couple wtf just happened moments for me.

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Re: Ever had a “how the f—- did that just happen” situation in bowling?
« Reply #35 on: December 13, 2018, 11:45:19 PM »
Man, weird stuff keeps happening. The guy I was bowling against tonight left a 6, 7, 10 and got the 6 and 10 but slid the 6 in front of the 7 missing the split.

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Re: Ever had a “how the f—- did that just happen” situation in bowling?
« Reply #36 on: December 14, 2018, 10:34:48 AM »
Horrible first shot left me the 9/10 but the 9 was rattled and moved off the spot to the left just a little.  My spare shot split the 9/10 perfectly and missed both of them.
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Re: Ever had a “how the f—- did that just happen” situation in bowling?
« Reply #37 on: December 14, 2018, 11:41:14 AM »
Once back doored a 4 pin which slid into the 1 pin spot. Team gave me grief about nobody leaves a 1 pin in a rack, nobody.....

michael.willis9

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man i had another one in my sport league.  not even sure how i left a 7-8.  missed a little right and the oil took it down to far.

anyways, fired it down there, put the 8 into and back out of the pit to hit the 7 to make the spare.

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a couple weeks ago i left a 1, 8, 9. i was really confused
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a couple weeks ago i left a 1, 8, 9. i was really confused

haha me too.  this sport shot stuff always gives me weird stuff

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A month ago I was bowling a tournament and took the 6-9 off of a full rack.

No idea how the ball both managed to stay on the lane and retain enough energy to take the 6 through the 9 considering it was a 36' pattern.
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Taken the 6,9 out of a full rack a few times. It’s just like hooking between the 3,10 baby split and missing both which I’ve also done. same deal. Pretty crazy, but not that uncommon. Saw a guy leave the 1,7,10 at a tournament this wknd, didn’t cover it, just got the head pin.

michael.willis9

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Similar I put the ball between the 3-10 and didn’t touch a one

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I once the saw the 4 or 5 year old grandson of a teammate, get a 2 count while taking out just the 1 and 5.  shouldn't be possible.


here is what I saw, the little guy was throwing the lightest ball the center had. he hit the head pin square; sending it straight back into the 5.  the 2,3, 8 and 9 all wiggled, but all stood back up.  the ball deflected from the head pin and ended up in the gutter just inches from hitting the 10.

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3 years ago i was bowling at a house that was very dry and this kid was bowling a couple lanes down and when he threw the ball it had sort of a back spin (skidding forward but spinning backwards) and when it got to the dry it started rolling back to him! another thing i saw that was crazy, i was practicing around 5 years ago and there was some kid and his mom bowling next to me and i happened to look over and see the kid make the 4 6! no joke his ball was moving so slow it rolled over just enough to slide the 4 over into the 6. seeing the reaction of the kid and his mom i don't think either of them had a clue of what he just did.
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