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Date: 26 May 2007 13:43:11
From: Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot
Subject: Summer leagues
Hi guys,

I'm not sure if anyone posted about this (I did a rather limited
search), but how many of you are bowling summer leagues?

I'm on a trio sweeper league that's lots of fun. 48 teams, $30 per
week which includes jackpots, and then bowl your 3 games. The top 16
teams make the sweeper cut, and then if you're good enough you'll bowl
3 more games through the sweeper. The past 2 weeks the top prize in
the sweeper paid $100 per person.

Anyone else bowling?





 
Date: 05 Jun 2007 19:49:00
From: Mark
Subject: Re: Summer leagues

> LOL.. every time I see that Joe Bowler rolled an 800 at the USBC Open
> Championships, *I* nearly panic thinking he got bumped off the top
> spot ;)

Couple more solid teams left to shoot this week and next. Fingers
crossed.

Mark





 
Date: 05 Jun 2007 02:28:59
From: Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
On Jun 3, 12:56 pm, Mark <twobowl...@aol.com > wrote:

> 16th and 17th sounds right. We'll have 11 or 12 teams.
>
> Chip's getting ulcers looking at the score page 17 times a day :-)
>
> Mark

LOL.. every time I see that Joe Bowler rolled an 800 at the USBC Open
Championships, *I* nearly panic thinking he got bumped off the top
spot ;)

Lisa



 
Date: 03 Jun 2007 09:56:58
From: Mark
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
On Jun 2, 3:28 pm, Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot
<eyeshot...@gmail.com > wrote:
> > Is the "ex TI'ers" still bowling together?
>
> Yes, we're still bowling together. I can't wait to see ABQ (I didn't
> go back in 2000).
>
> How was Reno this year? Imagine my shock and surprise to see Chip's
> face on the main page after his Singles set ;) That was GREAT!!! :D

16th and 17th sounds right. We'll have 11 or 12 teams.

Chip's getting ulcers looking at the score page 17 times a day :-)

Mark



 
Date: 02 Jun 2007 19:28:50
From: Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
> Is the "ex TI'ers" still bowling together?

Yes, we're still bowling together. I can't wait to see ABQ (I didn't
go back in 2000).

How was Reno this year? Imagine my shock and surprise to see Chip's
face on the main page after his Singles set ;) That was GREAT!!! :D



  
Date: 02 Jun 2007 21:30:11
From: Tony R Smith
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
Albuquerque was my first TI event. I have to say that it was pretty
cool. Reno turned out to be very good this year all the way around.
Bowling was good, and I even got some poker in. Ross played live poker
for the first time, and Dave and, on one occasion, Jeff joined me at the
tables. I personally thought that this years event was the easiest that
I have bowled... which boggles my mind that the cut scores are as low as
they are. I guess we will see you next year then! :D

Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot wrote:
>> Is the "ex TI'ers" still bowling together?
>
> Yes, we're still bowling together. I can't wait to see ABQ (I didn't
> go back in 2000).
>
> How was Reno this year? Imagine my shock and surprise to see Chip's
> face on the main page after his Singles set ;) That was GREAT!!! :D
>


 
Date: 01 Jun 2007 02:43:54
From: Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
On May 31, 1:01 am, Tony R Smith <tonyrsm...@myrealbox.com > wrote:
> It's always the third Sunday/Monday of March... at least as long as I
> have been bowing with them. Why, should we be expecting company? :-)

Well, I just looked at my *ahem* Palm Pilot ;) and the third Sunday/
Monday in March next year is the 16th/17th, so yes, there will be
company at least one day. I'm bowling March 18/19.

I'll have to stop by and watch and do The Wave when you bowl ;)



  
Date: 31 May 2007 22:45:06
From: Tony R Smith
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
Is the "ex TI'ers" still bowling together?

Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot wrote:
> On May 31, 1:01 am, Tony R Smith <tonyrsm...@myrealbox.com> wrote:
>> It's always the third Sunday/Monday of March... at least as long as I
>> have been bowing with them. Why, should we be expecting company? :-)
>
> Well, I just looked at my *ahem* Palm Pilot ;) and the third Sunday/
> Monday in March next year is the 16th/17th, so yes, there will be
> company at least one day. I'm bowling March 18/19.
>
> I'll have to stop by and watch and do The Wave when you bowl ;)
>


 
Date: 29 May 2007 19:14:41
From: Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
On May 29, 1:33 pm, Tony R Smith <tonyrsm...@myrealbox.com > wrote:
> Oh no you didn't! How could you even think of using Apple iPod and those
> nasty Windows Media based Audio (WMA) files in the same sentence? ;-)

LOL... sorry Tony ;)

Buuuuut, at least my Palm does the 3 things I need it to (addresses,
calendar, music) and it means I only carry one device. I've seen the
Palms that quadruple as addresses-calendar-music-phone, but they look
big and bulky and I like my slim little cell phone with the
interchangeable face plates (my cell phone looks so cute now... it's
got little hearts all over it) ;)

To keep this bowling related, what are Team Internet's dates for
2008? Inquiring minds want to know! :D



  
Date: 30 May 2007 22:01:51
From: Tony R Smith
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
It's always the third Sunday/Monday of March... at least as long as I
have been bowing with them. Why, should we be expecting company? :-)

Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot wrote:
> On May 29, 1:33 pm, Tony R Smith <tonyrsm...@myrealbox.com> wrote:
>> Oh no you didn't! How could you even think of using Apple iPod and those
>> nasty Windows Media based Audio (WMA) files in the same sentence? ;-)
>
> LOL... sorry Tony ;)
>
> Buuuuut, at least my Palm does the 3 things I need it to (addresses,
> calendar, music) and it means I only carry one device. I've seen the
> Palms that quadruple as addresses-calendar-music-phone, but they look
> big and bulky and I like my slim little cell phone with the
> interchangeable face plates (my cell phone looks so cute now... it's
> got little hearts all over it) ;)
>
> To keep this bowling related, what are Team Internet's dates for
> 2008? Inquiring minds want to know! :D
>


 
Date: 28 May 2007 21:20:36
From: Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
> Sounds exactly like the league I'm bowling in. ; )

Gee, I wonder why, Teammie... ;)



 
Date: 28 May 2007 21:19:05
From: Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
> Do you have a blackberry flavored white dot, or a Blackberry PDA? or both?

My new White Dot's name is Blackberry, for the color. Oh, and I have
just a boring Zire 72 PDA from Palm, but it gets the job done
(calendar, address book, and the Windows Media Player that lets me
upload WMA files to the expansion cards, just like an iPod).

:)



  
Date: 29 May 2007 10:33:20
From: Tony R Smith
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
Oh no you didn't! How could you even think of using Apple iPod and those
nasty Windows Media based Audio (WMA) files in the same sentence? ;-)

Although you could store WMA files on your iPod like it was a portable
harddrive, you certainly couldn't play them on it... iPod only supports
protected and unprotected AAC files, Apple lossless files, and MP3 files.

Have I told you about the number of times my MacBook Pro OS X has
crashed and burned, or how many times I have had to reformat it, or how
many anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-malware programs I am running on it,
or how often I have to defragment it, etc. etc.... ;-)

This weekend I will be fixing my Sister's Windows based computers via
Skype (http://www.skype.com) and it looks as though it will be a
reinstallation of her operating systems and software. Man I love
Windows! ;-)



Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot wrote:
>> Do you have a blackberry flavored white dot, or a Blackberry PDA? or both?
>
> My new White Dot's name is Blackberry, for the color. Oh, and I have
> just a boring Zire 72 PDA from Palm, but it gets the job done
> (calendar, address book, and the Windows Media Player that lets me
> upload WMA files to the expansion cards, just like an iPod).
>
> :)
>


 
Date: 28 May 2007 13:19:02
From: Edward DeGraaf
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
> I'm on a trio sweeper league that's lots of fun. 48 teams, $30 per
> week which includes jackpots, and then bowl your 3 games. The top 16
> teams make the sweeper cut, and then if you're good enough you'll bowl
> 3 more games through the sweeper. The past 2 weeks the top prize in
> the sweeper paid $100 per person.
>
> Anyone else bowling?
>

Sounds exactly like the league I'm bowling in. ; )

Edward DeGraaf,
USBC Certified Bronze Level Instructor.
Latest 300 Game - 09/30/2003.
President of the Internet Invitational XXIV.




 
Date: 27 May 2007 10:06:42
From: 6ballman
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
Hi Lisa,
I am bowling in a PBA experience singles league. I bowl 2 games against
one opponent, then move and bowl 2 more. The results so far have been
... ummm ... less than spectacular average wise (about 155) and very
mediocre points wise (18-18). My best numbers, such as they are, have
come from playing the Shark pattern from well inside. I have had 2
absolutely horrible sessions playing farther out. Thank goodness I am
not the only one struggling. I got so disgusted with not hitting the
head pin on strike attempts during a game and match that was well
decided by the 7th frame that I pointed my blue dot over the 21 board
for the last three frames just to reassure myself that I could at least
throw it straight correctly. I did hit the headpin on all three of
those attempts (weakish grin). It isn't a money league though. $16 per
week for the 14 sessions, and I get a card good for 600 lines of
practice during the summer, and some games during the following bowling
season.

Is the PBA thing going well anywhere else? We have 36 adults in this
league - down a few from last year. In the juniors on Tuesday night they
got over 120 kids to sign up!

Do you have a blackberry flavored white dot, or a Blackberry PDA? or both?

Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot wrote:
> Hi guys,
>
> I'm not sure if anyone posted about this (I did a rather limited
> search), but how many of you are bowling summer leagues?
>
> I'm on a trio sweeper league that's lots of fun. 48 teams, $30 per
> week which includes jackpots, and then bowl your 3 games. The top 16
> teams make the sweeper cut, and then if you're good enough you'll bowl
> 3 more games through the sweeper. The past 2 weeks the top prize in
> the sweeper paid $100 per person.
>
> Anyone else bowling?
>
--
"I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts."
--Abraham Lincoln


  
Date: 27 May 2007 12:18:52
From: ross
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
hey Dave,
i have a few questions on your pba league. i am bowling one also, and
was wondering the what the differences were around the country. we have
two man teams, bowl four games (switching lanes every game),we bowl the
same pattern for three weeks then change patterns.we don't get to vote
for league officers. the same people have been running it for a few
years now.how much is your sec/treas fees? we have to pat a one time fee
of $18 each (40 teams X 2 bowlers for 16 weeks=$1440)seems like alot to
me. how often do you change patterns,who owns the rights to the
patterns (from pba),did you have to buy a sport league upgrade on your
usbc card (even though the patterns are not sport compliant)
thanks in advance ross


6ballman wrote:
> Hi Lisa,
> I am bowling in a PBA experience singles league. I bowl 2 games against
> one opponent, then move and bowl 2 more. The results so far have been
> ... ummm ... less than spectacular average wise (about 155) and very
> mediocre points wise (18-18). My best numbers, such as they are, have
> come from playing the Shark pattern from well inside. I have had 2
> absolutely horrible sessions playing farther out. Thank goodness I am
> not the only one struggling. I got so disgusted with not hitting the
> head pin on strike attempts during a game and match that was well
> decided by the 7th frame that I pointed my blue dot over the 21 board
> for the last three frames just to reassure myself that I could at least
> throw it straight correctly. I did hit the headpin on all three of
> those attempts (weakish grin). It isn't a money league though. $16 per
> week for the 14 sessions, and I get a card good for 600 lines of
> practice during the summer, and some games during the following bowling
> season.
>
> Is the PBA thing going well anywhere else? We have 36 adults in this
> league - down a few from last year. In the juniors on Tuesday night they
> got over 120 kids to sign up!
>
> Do you have a blackberry flavored white dot, or a Blackberry PDA? or both?
>
> Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>>
>> I'm not sure if anyone posted about this (I did a rather limited
>> search), but how many of you are bowling summer leagues?
>>
>> I'm on a trio sweeper league that's lots of fun. 48 teams, $30 per
>> week which includes jackpots, and then bowl your 3 games. The top 16
>> teams make the sweeper cut, and then if you're good enough you'll bowl
>> 3 more games through the sweeper. The past 2 weeks the top prize in
>> the sweeper paid $100 per person.
>>
>> Anyone else bowling?
>>
> --
> "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be
> depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring
> them the real facts."
> --Abraham Lincoln


   
Date: 27 May 2007 16:16:44
From: 6ballman
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
Hi Ross -

One of the kids who works at the house we bowl at is running the league,
with the house taking care of the secretary duties. He isn't bowling
this year, but has in the past. What was the one time fee for? Does it
just get added to the prize fund? Speaking of that, what is the prize
structure like? Is the secretaries salary listed as an expense? Ours is
sold as a practice league with minimal prizes at the end. But, yes, I
had to pony up the $9 for the sport upgrade, too. FWIW - this Shark
pattern is much tougher than either the USBC's or BTM's patterns this
year. We only get 2 patterns, changing to the Chameleon after week 7,
but the hall is laying out all 5 patterns at one time or another, so if
I plan ahead I can throw against each.

ross wrote:
> hey Dave,
> i have a few questions on your pba league. i am bowling one also, and
> was wondering the what the differences were around the country. we
> have two man teams, bowl four games (switching lanes every game),we
> bowl the same pattern for three weeks then change patterns.we don't
> get to vote for league officers. the same people have been running it
> for a few years now.how much is your sec/treas fees? we have to pat a
> one time fee of $18 each (40 teams X 2 bowlers for 16
> weeks=$1440)seems like alot to me. how often do you change
> patterns,who owns the rights to the patterns (from pba),did you have
> to buy a sport league upgrade on your usbc card (even though the
> patterns are not sport compliant)
> thanks in advance ross
>
>
> 6ballman wrote:
>> Hi Lisa,
>> I am bowling in a PBA experience singles league. I bowl 2 games
>> against one opponent, then move and bowl 2 more. The results so far
>> have been ... ummm ... less than spectacular average wise (about 155)
>> and very mediocre points wise (18-18). My best numbers, such as they
>> are, have come from playing the Shark pattern from well inside. I
>> have had 2 absolutely horrible sessions playing farther out. Thank
>> goodness I am not the only one struggling. I got so disgusted with
>> not hitting the head pin on strike attempts during a game and match
>> that was well decided by the 7th frame that I pointed my blue dot
>> over the 21 board for the last three frames just to reassure myself
>> that I could at least throw it straight correctly. I did hit the
>> headpin on all three of those attempts (weakish grin). It isn't a
>> money league though. $16 per week for the 14 sessions, and I get a
>> card good for 600 lines of practice during the summer, and some games
>> during the following bowling season.
>>
>> Is the PBA thing going well anywhere else? We have 36 adults in this
>> league - down a few from last year. In the juniors on Tuesday night
>> they got over 120 kids to sign up!
>>
>> Do you have a blackberry flavored white dot, or a Blackberry PDA? or
>> both?
>>
>> Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot wrote:
>>> Hi guys,
>>>
>>> I'm not sure if anyone posted about this (I did a rather limited
>>> search), but how many of you are bowling summer leagues?
>>>
>>> I'm on a trio sweeper league that's lots of fun. 48 teams, $30 per
>>> week which includes jackpots, and then bowl your 3 games. The top 16
>>> teams make the sweeper cut, and then if you're good enough you'll bowl
>>> 3 more games through the sweeper. The past 2 weeks the top prize in
>>> the sweeper paid $100 per person.
>>>
>>> Anyone else bowling?
>>>
>> --
>> "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be
>> depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to
>> bring them the real facts."
>> --Abraham Lincoln

--
--
"I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended
upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts."
--Abraham Lincoln


    
Date: 27 May 2007 19:43:58
From: ross
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
i forget the breakdown, but here is what i remember.$20 a week ($12 to
linage,some to prize to fund, some to something else).$18 to sec/treas
fees. normally they take .25 or whatever out of fees, but here we have
to pay all at once by week 3.we have a 50/50 fund which sends 1 bowler
to regionals in sept. (not part of normal prize fund). this is a normal
summer league, 16 weeks, so it pays better the higher you place.

6ballman wrote:
> Hi Ross -
>
> One of the kids who works at the house we bowl at is running the league,
> with the house taking care of the secretary duties. He isn't bowling
> this year, but has in the past. What was the one time fee for? Does it
> just get added to the prize fund? Speaking of that, what is the prize
> structure like? Is the secretaries salary listed as an expense? Ours is
> sold as a practice league with minimal prizes at the end. But, yes, I
> had to pony up the $9 for the sport upgrade, too. FWIW - this Shark
> pattern is much tougher than either the USBC's or BTM's patterns this
> year. We only get 2 patterns, changing to the Chameleon after week 7,
> but the hall is laying out all 5 patterns at one time or another, so if
> I plan ahead I can throw against each.
>
> ross wrote:
>> hey Dave,
>> i have a few questions on your pba league. i am bowling one also, and
>> was wondering the what the differences were around the country. we
>> have two man teams, bowl four games (switching lanes every game),we
>> bowl the same pattern for three weeks then change patterns.we don't
>> get to vote for league officers. the same people have been running it
>> for a few years now.how much is your sec/treas fees? we have to pat a
>> one time fee of $18 each (40 teams X 2 bowlers for 16
>> weeks=$1440)seems like alot to me. how often do you change
>> patterns,who owns the rights to the patterns (from pba),did you have
>> to buy a sport league upgrade on your usbc card (even though the
>> patterns are not sport compliant)
>> thanks in advance ross
>>
>>
>> 6ballman wrote:
>>> Hi Lisa,
>>> I am bowling in a PBA experience singles league. I bowl 2 games
>>> against one opponent, then move and bowl 2 more. The results so far
>>> have been ... ummm ... less than spectacular average wise (about 155)
>>> and very mediocre points wise (18-18). My best numbers, such as they
>>> are, have come from playing the Shark pattern from well inside. I
>>> have had 2 absolutely horrible sessions playing farther out. Thank
>>> goodness I am not the only one struggling. I got so disgusted with
>>> not hitting the head pin on strike attempts during a game and match
>>> that was well decided by the 7th frame that I pointed my blue dot
>>> over the 21 board for the last three frames just to reassure myself
>>> that I could at least throw it straight correctly. I did hit the
>>> headpin on all three of those attempts (weakish grin). It isn't a
>>> money league though. $16 per week for the 14 sessions, and I get a
>>> card good for 600 lines of practice during the summer, and some games
>>> during the following bowling season.
>>>
>>> Is the PBA thing going well anywhere else? We have 36 adults in this
>>> league - down a few from last year. In the juniors on Tuesday night
>>> they got over 120 kids to sign up!
>>>
>>> Do you have a blackberry flavored white dot, or a Blackberry PDA? or
>>> both?
>>>
>>> Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot wrote:
>>>> Hi guys,
>>>>
>>>> I'm not sure if anyone posted about this (I did a rather limited
>>>> search), but how many of you are bowling summer leagues?
>>>>
>>>> I'm on a trio sweeper league that's lots of fun. 48 teams, $30 per
>>>> week which includes jackpots, and then bowl your 3 games. The top 16
>>>> teams make the sweeper cut, and then if you're good enough you'll bowl
>>>> 3 more games through the sweeper. The past 2 weeks the top prize in
>>>> the sweeper paid $100 per person.
>>>>
>>>> Anyone else bowling?
>>>>
>>> --
>>> "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be
>>> depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to
>>> bring them the real facts."
>>> --Abraham Lincoln
>


 
Date: 26 May 2007 15:50:50
From: PromptJock
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
On May 26, 1:43 pm, Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot
<eyeshot...@gmail.com > wrote:
> Hi guys,
>
> I'm not sure if anyone posted about this (I did a rather limited
> search), but how many of you are bowling summer leagues?
>
> I'm on a trio sweeper league that's lots of fun. 48 teams, $30 per
> week which includes jackpots, and then bowl your 3 games. The top 16
> teams make the sweeper cut, and then if you're good enough you'll bowl
> 3 more games through the sweeper. The past 2 weeks the top prize in
> the sweeper paid $100 per person.
>
> Anyone else bowling?

I'm doing a 13 week Senior quads. Even though I'm not a
"senior" (only 47), they're graciously allowing me to participate.
It's a great bunch, BTW, and many of them are VERY TOUGH
COMPETITION! :)

IMO, those who "take the summer off" do a great disservice to
themselves as it usually takes a few weeks from the start of the
"Regular" league season to "shake off the rust, etc." from not
continuing into the Spring/Summer.

Of course, whether to bowl in spring/summer leagues IS a personal
choice as Summer is the time for vacations, etc. ;)



 
Date: 26 May 2007 21:59:49
From: Darby
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
I'm not bowling summer league for the first time in 26+ years. I had my
right knee replaced last Monday and got home from the hospital yesterday.
All is well, but it will be Fall before I can throw a ball. Then I get to
do this again next year on the left knee. :(
Dar

"Lisa with a Blackberry White Dot" <message
> Hi guys,
>
> I'm not sure if anyone posted about this (I did a rather limited
> search), but how many of you are bowling summer leagues?
>
> I'm on a trio sweeper league that's lots of fun. 48 teams, $30 per
> week which includes jackpots, and then bowl your 3 games. The top 16
> teams make the sweeper cut, and then if you're good enough you'll bowl
> 3 more games through the sweeper. The past 2 weeks the top prize in
> the sweeper paid $100 per person.
>
> Anyone else bowling?
>




  
Date: 26 May 2007 22:45:20
From: Jim Doran
Subject: Re: Summer leagues
Darby, the bionic woman! Young women aren't suppose to be
getting replacement parts. Hope you're doing well.

Last time I didn't bowl year around, winter and summer, was
the summer of '83. We had our home built and moved
in in January and I needed to get the landscaping done that
spring and summer of that year.

Summer league is when I normally get the new ball...work
with my coach a little more. It's a trio league and we have
four on the team so get every fourth week off. Guys I've
been bowling with for years.

JimD

"Darby" <tenpinhawkeye@mchsi.com > wrote in message
news:p526i.134333$_c5.3647@attbi_s22...
> I'm not bowling summer league for the first time in 26+ years. I had my
> right knee replaced last Monday and got home from the hospital yesterday.
> All is well, but it will be Fall before I can throw a ball. Then I get to
> do this again next year on the left knee. :(
> Dar
>