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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    17 Apr '03 03:35
    Carl and Lenny were bowling in their Tuesday night bowling leauge. They were playing head to head.

    Things were looking good for Lenny when Carl started his game with a spare. After that they just kept on throwing strikes through the 9th frame.

    Carl had a score of 260, while Lenny had a score of 270 going into the 10th frame.

    Carl threw a turky to add onto the 8 he already threw in a row. Lenny doubled up and left the 10 pin.

    The pins in their house are regulation, and weigh 3 and a half pounds each. How many pounds of pins were knocked over during the game?
  2. Standard member Omnislash
    Digital Blasphemy
    17 Apr '03 05:35 / 1 edit
    836.50pounds, and their scores would not have been that at the ninth frame.
  3. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    17 Apr '03 13:59
    Originally posted by Omnislash
    836.50pounds, and their scores would not have been that at the ninth frame.
    Hey look at that. I did jump the gun a bit. Good eye.
  4. 17 Apr '03 18:27
    Yes you did, didn't you?
  5. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    17 Apr '03 19:10
    Originally posted by waldorf
    Yes you did, didn't you?
    I guess I should have called the post "I bowl better than I add"
  6. 17 Apr '03 23:16
    When I was 15 years old, I bowled a 286.
    Since then I have never been able to break 180. Explain that?
  7. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    17 Apr '03 23:44
    Originally posted by Lazaraus
    When I was 15 years old, I bowled a 286.
    Since then I have never been able to break 180. Explain that?
    Did you have me adding your score? Heheh. You must have been striking like a mad fool.

    My hi score in highschool was a 176... and I thought that was great. Turned about 27 and a friend let me borrow "his ball" and I threw a 184. Hooked since.
  8. 17 Apr '03 23:50
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    Did you have me adding your score? Heheh. You must have been striking like a mad fool.

    My hi score in highschool was a 176... and I thought that was great. Turned about 27 and a friend let me borrow "his ball" and I threw a 184. [b]Hooked
    since.
    [/b]
    It was strike after strike - I only missed near the end (probably when I started thinking about 300).

    It was weird. In my school uniform, using lane shoes and a very old 16 pound ball - I didn't try hard but just let it flow.

    I still have the score slip almost 20 years later!

    It does make you wonder what we are all capable of and what your true potential actually is?
  9. 18 Apr '03 06:54
    Originally posted by Lazaraus
    When I was 15 years old, I bowled a 286.
    Since then I have never been able to break 180. Explain that?
    Probably because when you were 15 you lied about your score
  10. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    18 Apr '03 13:26 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by waldorf
    Probably because when you were 15 you lied about your score
    Hey Waldorf... perhaps you should make some chess moves rather than posting so much... this is a chess site ya know!
  11. Standard member Omnislash
    Digital Blasphemy
    19 Apr '03 05:59
    If it is of any concern to anyone, today I broke my old record (by a whopping four). The new PR for me is 244. What is bad about games like that is you look at the board and say, "If only I cound have closed that one frame!" or "If only I could have strung them together!". Nonetheless, I am happy with my new high.
  12. 20 Apr '03 14:37
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    Hey Waldorf... perhaps you should make some chess moves rather than posting so much... this is a chess site ya know!
    Stick your beak into someone else's business
  13. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    20 Apr '03 16:19
    Originally posted by waldorf
    Stick your beak into someone else's business
    Quak-quak!
  14. 20 Apr '03 18:23
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    Quak-quak!
    woof woof 2 u 2