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    Meh.....

    188/242/172 = 602. S**tloads of mistakes the first game. Played on 3 and 4. For whatever mental reason, I literally threw every shot on three wide. This includes the 242 game. I do not know why. I do not know what was in my head. I do not know how to fix that. I threw 9 strikes in a row on lane 4. Huh? I thought maybe I had something going in the second game, but my tenth frame shot was a 7-10, and the slide was on after that.

    I get it. I feel like a complete tool pissing and moaning about 3-4 weeks in a row at, near, or above 600, but this is beyond frustrating. My teamate told me last night that I should really look at the shoulder surgery as a reason, but I'm not buying that. I've got a bug, and I don't know how to eradicate it. Yep, average still at 198.
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    Signs of life at the old Arcade tonight.

    256/245/212 = 713. still had 4 or 5 opens tonight, but damn near everything else was a strike. I really wish I could sit here and tell you what I did right tonight, other than just cutting down on the first ball mistakes. All opens were on splits. Last game the shot just got away from me, and I couldn't keep up. Average now 201. Getting there....
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    Something had to give.

    213/268/279 = 760. Really poor start to the first game. 2 opens and 3 10-pins in a row. Then it was like someone threw a switch. Ran 6 to close the game, and 6 to start the next for an A.P. 300. Started the third game with 9. Weak 10 cost me that one. Would love to do this every night. Will take what I can get. Average bumps to 205.
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    Nice! What is an A.P. 300? Assuming it's a 12 bagger over 2 games. Just never heard of A.P. before. Back in the late 90's I finished a game with 5 and started the next with 7 and had something like a 245 and a 266 (my personal highest game). I quit in 2002 until just about a year ago and struggling now so doubt I will ever get a 300....lol. My teammate rolled his first ever 300 last night so that was cool. He is my best friends son and I helped coach him in the early 2000's when he was about 7 or 8 years old.

    Awesome night! Keep it up.
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    Nice shooting Timmy.

    boatman, Timmy may be referring to an (Andy) Varipapa 300 game.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vdubtx View Post
    Nice shooting Timmy.

    boatman, Timmy may be referring to an (Andy) Varipapa 300 game.
    You are spot on! This would be A.P. 300 game #7.
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    Why the hell do I keep putting down A.P.? Should be A.V. Duh.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Timmyb View Post
    Why the hell do I keep putting down A.P.? Should be A.V. Duh.....
    lol. I still would have asked the same question
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    Back to reality.

    198/194/221 = 613. Could not get comfortable in my own shoes last night. If I wasn't rushing the line, I was late a dragging a foot. Seemed to find a little something in the 3rd, but too little, too late. Team took 27 of 30 points, and two of the missed ones were mine. Also missed 3 of 4 10 pins as well. Not a stellar night. Average stays at 205.
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    Weird night. As keeper of the 1-2 arrows in my league, it is rare that someone comes in and completely destroys my line. Opposite team had a sub last night that threw around 19, and I'll go with 550-600 revs, While impressive to watch, he settled right into my line. I was moving by the 3rd frame....

    169/235/245 = 649. Yeah, first game was a nightmare. 2 10-pins, 3 splits, none made. All on me. I should have gotten out of this guy's wake, but I didn't. Fortunately, his **** burned up, he switched balls, and moved to the center by the end of the game, leaving me the only guy on the outside once again. Definitely a learning experience. Average at 206 exactly.
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