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Offline CellarDweller

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Striking Out
« on: March 21, 2011, 09:40:59 am »

Well, here is a new section of my blog where I intend to talk about my joining a gay bowling league and my successes (or lack thereof :laugh: ) in the sport of bowling.

What will be posted here?  Discussions on my practice sessions, tracking of my scores to see if there's any improvement, and information on the league itself.

;D


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Striking Out
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2011, 09:53:05 am »
This is the league I've located here in NJ, only about a 15 minute drive from my house.

The North Jersey Gay & Lesbian Bowlers



http://www.njglb.org/

I haven't officially joined yet, as I have to review all the paperwork for fees and such.  If they accept debit cards, then I'll wait another week or so, as I'm getting a new debit card sent to me, my job just switched our cards from Visa to Master Card.


I do like this rule from their website.  ;D

7. NJGLB is a “Fun” League
Music is played during our bowling sessions; in fairness to all teams and all bowlers, each Team will be assigned an evening to supply the music (“The Team of the Week”). No Team of the Week will be selected on “Fun” nights, during which the Party Committee will supply the music.

“Fun” nights are the two nights throughout the season during which games bowled will not count toward league standings. These nights do not count towards individual averages and Team standings. This includes the first night of league, and one “event” night to in October and organized by the Party Committee during the Season.

You know when it's my team's night, I'll push for an 80s night!  Can you say, "Nena & Freestyle"?  :laugh:


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Striking Out
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2011, 10:02:54 am »
And now, onto the scores so far!

My first practice session a week ago, I only played three games.  yesterday I played six.  I plan to keep a running tally of my scores over the next few months, until the league starts, to see if I can see improvement.


                 3/12/11    3/20/11

Game 1          109            96           
Game 2          121           115
Game 3          146           110
Game 4                          115
Game 5                          112 
Game 6                          129

I can see that my skills have really decreased in my time away from bowling!  Ugh, I used to be able to hit 200 at times.  I really need to get myself back up there.


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: Striking Out
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2011, 11:10:01 am »
bowling, eh?  with MUSIC?  I'd go insane!  Are they going to play Nena?

Good luck!!
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Re: Striking Out
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2011, 11:29:12 am »
We expect pictures so we can critique your form. ...  ;D  :-*
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Re: Striking Out
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2011, 11:33:41 am »
Oh Lord, they don't know what's about to "strike" them.  ;D

Good luck with the training, Chuck!  I love how you've planned everything out and set goals and all.   8)
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Re: Striking Out
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2011, 01:04:10 pm »
What a great blog title, Chuck!  The irony of it is not lost, that's for sure.

I've only bowled once in my life.  First time I threw a ball about 20 (ahem!) years ago, I got a strike.  Figured I'd just stop right there, and remember the sport fondly, retiring as a champion after one throw.

I would say that your winning personality and your love of music are right up this league's alley, ha-ha.  Best of luck to ya!
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Re: Striking Out
« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2011, 03:10:18 pm »
Sounds like a lot of fun.
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Re: Striking Out
« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2011, 04:24:29 pm »
Practice may not make perfect, but it will help you improve your scores.

You have what it takes, and what's more important, you'll have fun at this, I know it.

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Re: Striking Out
« Reply #9 on: March 21, 2011, 08:16:58 pm »
This sounds like fun, Chuckie!  I'm looking forward to following your adventures!
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