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Date: 29 Oct 2007 05:10:54
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Subject: hello im new
hello im new whats your favorite ball??





 
Date: 09 Feb 2008 17:57:08
From: willard46
Subject: Re: hello im new
On Dec 29 2007, 5:05=A0pm, willard46 <marcus...@mchsi.com > wrote:
> On 30, 11:38=A0pm, PromptJock <102151.3...@compuserve.com> wrote:
>
> > > But now I throw the ball so bad...
>
> > Does that mean you deliver lots of "sheep" shots? (bad pun alert,
> > no? ;) )....
>
> Theres a new [url=3Dhttp://www.bowlingballgalaxy.com]hammer bowling
> ball[/url] coming out in january 2008 call a black widow bite its
> black and silver in color it looks more aggressive than the others

Ive been averaging 227 with my black widow pearl for last 60 game i
guess its a love hate thing with this bowling ball



http://www.bowlingballgalaxy.com - Hammer Black widow pearl
http://kidsbowlingballs.bowlingballgalaxy.com - Kids Bowling Balls and
Bags
http://www.golfclubgalaxy.com - Callaway Golf Clubs - Big Bertha x460
Drivers Callaway Golf Club Bags


 
Date: 05 Jan 2008 22:28:56
From: PromptJock
Subject: Re: hello im new
> the hard thing to do is practice bowling the so called right way...

Good ideas. However, in the future could you please do these TWO
things:

1. Please don't do "multipost" of the same reply - wait for the system
to tell you when you've succeeded or failed.
2. Please GRAMMAR-CHECK your posts! you have quite a few HOMONYM
ERRORS (i.e., "peace" for "piece", "hole" for "whole") in the post I'm
replying to and spell-checkers WILL NOT flag grammar errors. :)

Take care and I hope your New Year is going well for you... :)


  
Date: 06 Jan 2008 17:36:47
From: Gotitdone
Subject: Re: hello im new
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You picky little Bastard!!!
Go to Opra!!

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Date: 05 Jan 2008 15:06:15
From: willard46
Subject: Re: hello im new
On 30 2007, 11:05=A0pm, willard46 <marcus...@mchsi.com > wrote:
> On 27, 8:29 pm, "Darby" <tenpinhawk...@mchsi.com> wrote:
>
> > We have a guy who travels to Europe and Asia =A0and is a rep for Ebonite=
as
> > well as being a former tour lanes man advising our center. We still get
> > flaky conditions and depending on who is bowling on the same pair either=

> > really slick or bone dry conditions. Most of our bowlers don't know how =
to
> > adjust and blame anyone but themselves for not scoring well. I used to b=
e
> > able to make the changes. =A0But now I throw the ball so bad it doesn't =
matter
> > what condition they put down. But at least I know it's me. =A0 :)
> > Dar
>
> > "JohnO" <johno@@&%heathkit##.com> wrote
>
> > > <nrj...@gmail.com> wrote
>
> > >>> The house I'm at this year is rough on balls, so
> > >>> I'll refinish it and get new grips. Otherwise, the backends are so c=
lean
> > >>> that mellow balls react great. The guys with aggressive stuff can't
> > >>> control
> > >>> it.
>
> > >>> -John O
>
> > >> I run through a transition every night in league, they run the machin=
e
> > >> the full length and apparently strip the backs each day. =A0So at fir=
st,
> > >> we get jumpy backend, only to later have soft backends, due to the
> > >> carrydown from a large number of folks throwing plastic down the
> > >> middle.
>
> > >> It's an interesting transition every night. =A0:)
>
> > > The oil at this place doesn't move much after warm-ups and the first
> > > couple frames. The track dries out in the normal way, but there's
> > > virtually no carrydown.
>
> > > I was led to believe it's a better quality oil that doesn't move, and =
the
> > > guy who owns the place knows his oil, but I'm no authority.
>
> > > -John O- Hide quoted text -
>
> > - Show quoted text -
>
> The hammer Black widow pearl is truely one the best
> [url=3D"www.bowlingballgalaxy.com"]High Performance Bowling Balls[/url]
> of the year.In my area ive seen a number of new sales of the bowling
> ball in several bowling centers that I bowl in and am affiliated with
>
> and had 706 this morning with the ball
>
> year ball of the year humm thinking so:)



the hard thing to do is practice bowling the so called right way
as it is boring
a foot ball team dose not practice a hole game they just practice a
peace of the game. or certain plays.

a base ball team splits up its practice and hits balls and catches
balls

so in bowling maybe we should do the same thing
a game of strike balls
a game of 10 pins spares
a game of 7 pins spares
and so on

this is a very hard thing to do as it is really boring
but it helps ive tried it


www.bowlingballgalaxy.com


 
Date: 05 Jan 2008 15:04:41
From: willard46
Subject: Re: hello im new
On Dec 29 2007, 5:05=A0pm, willard46 <marcus...@mchsi.com > wrote:
> On 30, 11:38=A0pm, PromptJock <102151.3...@compuserve.com> wrote:
>
> > > But now I throw the ball so bad...
>
> > Does that mean you deliver lots of "sheep" shots? (bad pun alert,
> > no? ;) )....
>
> Theres a new [url=3Dhttp://www.bowlingballgalaxy.com]hammer bowling
> ball[/url] coming out in january 2008 call a black widow bite its
> black and silver in color it looks more aggressive than the others

the hard thing to do is practice bowling the so called right way
as it is boring
a foot ball team dose not practice a hole game they just practice a
peace of the game. or certain plays.

a base ball team splits up its practice and hits balls and catches
balls

so in bowling maybe we should do the same thing
a game of strike balls
a game of 10 pins spares
a game of 7 pins spares
and so on

this is a very hard thing to do as it is really boring
but it helps ive tried it

www.BowlingBallGalaxy.com


 
Date: 02 Jan 2008 20:20:02
From: willard46
Subject: Re: hello im new
On Jan 2, 7:06=A0am, PromptJock <102151.3...@compuserve.com > wrote:
> > ok how many people got to gobowlingover the holidays
> > i went with my sister back home from the east me and her 5 year old
> > son but they were very busy and ran out ofKidsBowlingBalLs
>
> Did both LEAGUE and recreationalbowlingover the Christmas break.
> Like you, I saw lots of "action" in my center, customer-wise.
> Thankfully, my home center has a fairly large "cache" of 6#, 7# and 8#ball=
savailable.
>
> Too bad I saw (and see) a lot of teen male "showoffs" trying to
> impress(?) people with thoseballs. =A0Thankfully, I've yet to see one
> destroyed.
>
> One good thing about the "noise, etc." of a full house: it helps me
> work on my MENTAL concentration! :)

yes i hate to see thoughs teenages try to crank a kids bowling ball
they are usely football players they think its cool


www.bowlingballgalaxy.com



 
Date: 02 Jan 2008 05:06:03
From: PromptJock
Subject: Re: hello im new
> ok how many people got to go bowling over the holidays
> i went with my sister back home from the east me and her 5 year old
> son but they were very busy and ran out of Kids Bowling BalLs

Did both LEAGUE and recreational bowling over the Christmas break.
Like you, I saw lots of "action" in my center, customer-wise.
Thankfully, my home center has a fairly large "cache" of 6#, 7# and 8#
balls available.

Too bad I saw (and see) a lot of teen male "showoffs" trying to
impress(?) people with those balls. Thankfully, I've yet to see one
destroyed.

One good thing about the "noise, etc." of a full house: it helps me
work on my MENTAL concentration! :)


 
Date: 01 Jan 2008 16:15:25
From: willard46
Subject: Re: hello im new
On Dec 29 2007, 5:05=A0pm, willard46 <marcus...@mchsi.com > wrote:
> On 30, 11:38=A0pm, PromptJock <102151.3...@compuserve.com> wrote:
>
> > > But now I throw the ball so bad...
>
> > Does that mean you deliver lots of "sheep" shots? (bad pun alert,
> > no? ;) )....
>
> Theres a new [url=3Dhttp://www.bowlingballgalaxy.com]hammer bowling
> ball[/url] coming out in january 2008 call a black widow bite its
> black and silver in color it looks more aggressive than the others

ok how many people got to go bowling over the holidays
i went with my sister back home from the east me and her 5 year old
son but they were very busy and ran out of Kids Bowling BalLs



-
www.bowlingballgalaxy.com - Bowling Balls and Equipment - Bowling Bags
and Shoes


 
Date: 29 Dec 2007 15:05:40
From: willard46
Subject: Re: hello im new
On 30, 11:38=A0pm, PromptJock <102151.3...@compuserve.com > wrote:
> > But now I throw the ball so bad...
>
> Does that mean you deliver lots of "sheep" shots? (bad pun alert,
> no? ;) )....

Theres a new [url=3Dhttp://www.bowlingballgalaxy.com]hammer bowling
ball[/url] coming out in january 2008 call a black widow bite its
black and silver in color it looks more aggressive than the others


 
Date: 30 Nov 2007 21:38:33
From: PromptJock
Subject: Re: hello im new
> But now I throw the ball so bad...

Does that mean you deliver lots of "sheep" shots? (bad pun alert,
no? ;) )....


 
Date: 30 Nov 2007 21:05:12
From: willard46
Subject: Re: hello im new
On 27, 8:29 pm, "Darby" <tenpinhawk...@mchsi.com > wrote:
> We have a guy who travels to Europe and Asia and is a rep for Ebonite as
> well as being a former tour lanes man advising our center. We still get
> flaky conditions and depending on who is bowling on the same pair either
> really slick or bone dry conditions. Most of our bowlers don't know how to
> adjust and blame anyone but themselves for not scoring well. I used to be
> able to make the changes. But now I throw the ball so bad it doesn't matter
> what condition they put down. But at least I know it's me. :)
> Dar
>
> "JohnO" <johno@@&%heathkit##.com> wrote
>
>
>
> > <nrj...@gmail.com> wrote
>
> >>> The house I'm at this year is rough on balls, so
> >>> I'll refinish it and get new grips. Otherwise, the backends are so clean
> >>> that mellow balls react great. The guys with aggressive stuff can't
> >>> control
> >>> it.
>
> >>> -John O
>
> >> I run through a transition every night in league, they run the machine
> >> the full length and apparently strip the backs each day. So at first,
> >> we get jumpy backend, only to later have soft backends, due to the
> >> carrydown from a large number of folks throwing plastic down the
> >> middle.
>
> >> It's an interesting transition every night. :)
>
> > The oil at this place doesn't move much after warm-ups and the first
> > couple frames. The track dries out in the normal way, but there's
> > virtually no carrydown.
>
> > I was led to believe it's a better quality oil that doesn't move, and the
> > guy who owns the place knows his oil, but I'm no authority.
>
> > -John O- Hide quoted text -
>
> - Show quoted text -

The hammer Black widow pearl is truely one the best
[url="www.bowlingballgalaxy.com"]High Performance Bowling Balls[/url]
of the year.In my area ive seen a number of new sales of the bowling
ball in several bowling centers that I bowl in and am affiliated with

and had 706 this morning with the ball

year ball of the year humm thinking so:)


 
Date: 30 Nov 2007 21:04:01
From: willard46
Subject: Re: hello im new
On 27, 6:43 pm, "JohnO" <johno@@&%heathkit##.com > wrote:
> <nrj...@gmail.com> wrote in message
>
> news:9d441e25-1746-4572-b65a-57e1ab01b00a@w28g2000hsf.googlegroups.com...
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> >> The house I'm at this year is rough on balls, so
> >> I'll refinish it and get new grips. Otherwise, the backends are so clean
> >> that mellow balls react great. The guys with aggressive stuff can't
> >> control
> >> it.
>
> >> -John O
>
> > I run through a transition every night in league, they run the machine
> > the full length and apparently strip the backs each day. So at first,
> > we get jumpy backend, only to later have soft backends, due to the
> > carrydown from a large number of folks throwing plastic down the
> > middle.
>
> > It's an interesting transition every night. :)
>
> The oil at this place doesn't move much after warm-ups and the first couple
> frames. The track dries out in the normal way, but there's virtually no
> carrydown.
>
> I was led to believe it's a better quality oil that doesn't move, and the
> guy who owns the place knows his oil, but I'm no authority.
>
> -John O- Hide quoted text -
>
> - Show quoted text -

The hammer Black widow pearl is truely one the best
[url="www.bowlingballgalaxy.com"]High Performance Bowling Balls[/url]
of the year.In my area ive seen a number of new sales of the bowling
ball in several bowling centers that I bowl in and am affiliated with

and had 706 this morning with the ball

year ball of the year humm thinking so:)


 
Date: 27 Nov 2007 09:18:48
From:
Subject: Re: hello im new

> The house I'm at this year is rough on balls, so
> I'll refinish it and get new grips. Otherwise, the backends are so clean
> that mellow balls react great. The guys with aggressive stuff can't control
> it.
>
> -John O


I run through a transition every night in league, they run the machine
the full length and apparently strip the backs each day. So at first,
we get jumpy backend, only to later have soft backends, due to the
carrydown from a large number of folks throwing plastic down the
middle.

It's an interesting transition every night. :)

-ed


  
Date: 28 Nov 2007 00:43:15
From: JohnO
Subject: Re: hello im new

<nrjyzr@gmail.com > wrote in message
news:9d441e25-1746-4572-b65a-57e1ab01b00a@w28g2000hsf.googlegroups.com...
>
>> The house I'm at this year is rough on balls, so
>> I'll refinish it and get new grips. Otherwise, the backends are so clean
>> that mellow balls react great. The guys with aggressive stuff can't
>> control
>> it.
>>
>> -John O
>
>
> I run through a transition every night in league, they run the machine
> the full length and apparently strip the backs each day. So at first,
> we get jumpy backend, only to later have soft backends, due to the
> carrydown from a large number of folks throwing plastic down the
> middle.
>
> It's an interesting transition every night. :)
>

The oil at this place doesn't move much after warm-ups and the first couple
frames. The track dries out in the normal way, but there's virtually no
carrydown.

I was led to believe it's a better quality oil that doesn't move, and the
guy who owns the place knows his oil, but I'm no authority.

-John O




   
Date: 28 Nov 2007 02:29:50
From: Darby
Subject: Re: hello im new
We have a guy who travels to Europe and Asia and is a rep for Ebonite as
well as being a former tour lanes man advising our center. We still get
flaky conditions and depending on who is bowling on the same pair either
really slick or bone dry conditions. Most of our bowlers don't know how to
adjust and blame anyone but themselves for not scoring well. I used to be
able to make the changes. But now I throw the ball so bad it doesn't matter
what condition they put down. But at least I know it's me. :)
Dar

"JohnO" <johno@@&%heathkit##.com > wrote
> <nrjyzr@gmail.com> wrote
>>
>>> The house I'm at this year is rough on balls, so
>>> I'll refinish it and get new grips. Otherwise, the backends are so clean
>>> that mellow balls react great. The guys with aggressive stuff can't
>>> control
>>> it.
>>>
>>> -John O
>>
>>
>> I run through a transition every night in league, they run the machine
>> the full length and apparently strip the backs each day. So at first,
>> we get jumpy backend, only to later have soft backends, due to the
>> carrydown from a large number of folks throwing plastic down the
>> middle.
>>
>> It's an interesting transition every night. :)
>>
>
> The oil at this place doesn't move much after warm-ups and the first
> couple frames. The track dries out in the normal way, but there's
> virtually no carrydown.
>
> I was led to believe it's a better quality oil that doesn't move, and the
> guy who owns the place knows his oil, but I'm no authority.
>
> -John O




 
Date: 26 Nov 2007 09:59:13
From:
Subject: Re: hello im new
Thought I'd revisit this a bit, I got bored today and did a search.
Found a few posts in 1999 from me, using my real name (Ed Ranfelt), as
opposed to the NRJyzr ID I also use.

I also apparently caused a scheist-storm making a facetious comment
that some took seriously. Bad Ed, no treat. LOL

-ed


On 12, 12:54 pm, "Darby" <tenpinhawk...@mchsi.com > wrote:
> I've been here since about 1998. I don't remember you, but perhaps you have
> a more familiar name that you used then?
> ASB isn't as active as it used to be. Perhaps you can stir some
> responses. Welcome back,
> Dar
>


  
Date: 26 Nov 2007 16:45:50
From: JohnO
Subject: Re: hello im new
>
> I also apparently caused a scheist-storm making a facetious comment
> that some took seriously. Bad Ed, no treat. LOL
>

BTDT...joke 'em if they can't take a.......whatever.

to your point about older balls,,,,I tossed a 300 this season with a Track
Stomp, which hasn't been cleaned or resurfaced in a couple years. That ball
was new in what...2002? The house I'm at this year is rough on balls, so
I'll refinish it and get new grips. Otherwise, the backends are so clean
that mellow balls react great. The guys with aggressive stuff can't control
it.

-John O




 
Date: 26 Nov 2007 07:23:09
From:
Subject: Re: hello im new
Man, how things quickly get away from you around the holidays.
Doesn't seem like it's been as long as it has since I last visited.
Guess I haven't been doing my part as much as I'd intended at first.
LOL

I remember briefly checking in a few years ago and seeing some hair-
raising nasty spoofing going on, and just backed on out. Until
recently. :)

To make a bowling-related comment, as I'd mentioned (I think I did
anyway) earlier, I'm now bowling again in a mixed league after four
years off. Very much feeling like a fish on a bicycle, until a few
weeks ago, when I threw the front 7 for a 258 and a 620something
series. Followed that up with a 674, and another 620something, felt
like I was redeveloping a clue.

Until this past Friday when I shot 555. LOL

Yes, the Bowling Goddess both giveth and taketh away. ;)

-ed



On 13, 6:41 pm, "Darby" <tenpinhawk...@mchsi.com > wrote:
> I think some of those guys still read here, but not many post. Maybe they'll
> take the time to say "Hi." I'm going to forward this to our Internet League,
> some of them bowl in it.
> When I came in Bill was signing something about wanting to trade a good
> boat for a woman, or something like that. We haven't heard from him in a
> while.
> We had a couple ugly flamers and spammers a few years ago and a lot of
> people quit responding. Maybe this can get back to real bowling talk.
> Dar
>


 
Date: 23 Nov 2007 15:14:49
From: willard46
Subject: Re: hello im new
On Oct 28, 11:10 pm, marcus...@mchsi.com wrote:
> hello im new whats your favorite ball??

i ment the infininte one bye ebonite



http://www.bowlingballgalaxy.com
http://www.golfclubgalaxy.com
http://www.galaxyfishing.com


 
Date: 23 Nov 2007 15:09:05
From: willard46
Subject: Re: hello im new
On Oct 28, 11:10 pm, marcus...@mchsi.com wrote:
> hello im new whats your favorite ball??

my favorite ball companies are ebonite and hammer

i like the one series and the black widows





http://bowlingballgalaxy.com
http://glufclubgalaxy.com
http://galaxyfishing.com


 
Date: 23 Nov 2007 15:06:43
From: willard46
Subject: Re: hello im new
On 15, 7:40 pm, 2bowl...@gmail.com wrote:
> On 15, 9:08 am, "JohnO" <johno@@&%heathkit##.com> wrote:
>
> > > I still read asb almost daily, but sometimes weeks go by without nary a
> > > post!
> > > Since there isn't much going on, I haven't posted in months. Where is
> > > everybody
> > > going besides here? I'd sure like to get some more serious bowling
> > > discussions
> > > going again too...
>
> > > Mark D
>
> > As goes bowling in general, so goes this group, from what I see.
>
> > -John O
>
> An interesting negative social statement but not accurate. What has
> happened is that people have migrated from the usenet newsgroup forums
> and text based format to the more user friendly HTML web based forums.
> It was a natural evolution. There are far more people posting in
> bowling web forums than there ever were in ASB at it's peak in the
> mid-1990s.
>
> The website I frequent, and one where many ex-ASBers can be found, is
> Ball Reviews. It started as an equipment forum but now has all sorts
> of other topics that folks may find interesting. I stick mostly to the
> Roto Grip forum.
>
> http://www.ballreviews.com/
>
> The forums at Bowl.Com (USBC sponsored) also get a lot of traffic and
> if you are an aspiring pro or just like to follow the PBA, then the
> PBA forums may be of interest.
>
> I'm sure there are others but those are the one I look at most often.
> I still like ASB because of history and sentiment.
>
> Mark

my favorite bowling ball companies are ebonite and hammer

i liked the one series and the black widows

http://www.bowlingballgalaxy.com


 
Date: 15 Nov 2007 17:40:50
From:
Subject: Re: hello im new
On 15, 9:08 am, "JohnO" <johno@@&%heathkit##.com > wrote:
> > I still read asb almost daily, but sometimes weeks go by without nary a
> > post!
> > Since there isn't much going on, I haven't posted in months. Where is
> > everybody
> > going besides here? I'd sure like to get some more serious bowling
> > discussions
> > going again too...
>
> > Mark D
>
> As goes bowling in general, so goes this group, from what I see.
>
> -John O

An interesting negative social statement but not accurate. What has
happened is that people have migrated from the usenet newsgroup forums
and text based format to the more user friendly HTML web based forums.
It was a natural evolution. There are far more people posting in
bowling web forums than there ever were in ASB at it's peak in the
mid-1990s.

The website I frequent, and one where many ex-ASBers can be found, is
Ball Reviews. It started as an equipment forum but now has all sorts
of other topics that folks may find interesting. I stick mostly to the
Roto Grip forum.

http://www.ballreviews.com/

The forums at Bowl.Com (USBC sponsored) also get a lot of traffic and
if you are an aspiring pro or just like to follow the PBA, then the
PBA forums may be of interest.

I'm sure there are others but those are the one I look at most often.
I still like ASB because of history and sentiment.

Mark


 
Date: 13 Nov 2007 18:26:37
From:
Subject: Re: hello im new
On 13, 6:54 pm, nrj...@gmail.com wrote:

> How long did Bill keep his sig about bowling balls (IIRC again) not
> having an axis? LOL

This was one of the all time best ASB threads ever. Wild Bill Rollins
(tm) arguing with Brunswick ball rep Ric Hamlin about preferred spin
axis. To this day I am convinced that Bill had no idea what he was
arguing about and was just seeing if he could get Ric's head to
explode. Ric bowled nationals with us around that time and he just
couldn't believe that anyone could be so uninformed and unable to be
taught. It was hilarious. Heck, I just laughed out loud thinking about
it.

Ahh, memories....

Mark




  
Date: 14 Nov 2007 18:39:48
From: Mark D.
Subject: Re: hello im new

<2bowlers@gmail.com > wrote in message
news:1195007197.103401.221790@o80g2000hse.googlegroups.com...
> On 13, 6:54 pm, nrj...@gmail.com wrote:
>
>> How long did Bill keep his sig about bowling balls (IIRC again) not
>> having an axis? LOL
>
> This was one of the all time best ASB threads ever. Wild Bill Rollins
> (tm) arguing with Brunswick ball rep Ric Hamlin about preferred spin
> axis. To this day I am convinced that Bill had no idea what he was
> arguing about and was just seeing if he could get Ric's head to
> explode. Ric bowled nationals with us around that time and he just
> couldn't believe that anyone could be so uninformed and unable to be
> taught. It was hilarious. Heck, I just laughed out loud thinking about
> it.
>
> Ahh, memories....
>
> Mark


I stumbled onto asb in '95 and had a slew of questions for Dr. Curran who
helped me tremendously. Thanks, Mark.

I had a little run in with Bill about a 6-ball carrier
I sent him a check for, and never recieved it. We had a couple of posts
with differing opinions about it and he claims he gave the $ to a buddy of
his who was down on his luck and had a help fund going. So I let it drop
and and let him slide. It was a $50 lesson on buying through the usenet
without
actually knowing the other party! For a while there some punk was baiting
Bill
about anything but bowling and it was funny as heck, but not very
productive.

I still read asb almost daily, but sometimes weeks go by without nary a
post!
Since there isn't much going on, I haven't posted in months. Where is
everybody
going besides here? I'd sure like to get some more serious bowling
discussions
going again too...

Mark D






   
Date: 15 Nov 2007 09:08:00
From: JohnO
Subject: Re: hello im new
>
> I still read asb almost daily, but sometimes weeks go by without nary a
> post!
> Since there isn't much going on, I haven't posted in months. Where is
> everybody
> going besides here? I'd sure like to get some more serious bowling
> discussions
> going again too...
>
> Mark D

As goes bowling in general, so goes this group, from what I see.

-John O




    
Date: 15 Nov 2007 19:14:11
From: Darby
Subject: Re: hello im new
I'm not giving up on this group. I just don't seem to have much to add. The
past 5-6 years my knees have been getting worse and as they crumble so does
my scores. I went from 10-15 years of carrying a 200+ average to the 150's
now.
I had my right knee replaced last Spring. They both needed it, but the
doctor would only do one. If any of you are in that position, do the left
knee first. I don't know where my head was, I don't remember doing any odd
gymnastic contortions that day, but it must have been you know where!!!
I'm holding on now for a Spring replacement of the other knee. Maybe
when I get my base under me I'll raise my average. In the meantime, I still
coach three leagues of Youth bowlers. That is fun as always.
Dar
"JohnO" <johno@@&%heathkit##.com > wrote

> >
>> I still read asb almost daily, but sometimes weeks go by without nary a
>> post!
>> Since there isn't much going on, I haven't posted in months. Where is
>> everybody
>> going besides here? I'd sure like to get some more serious bowling
>> discussions
>> going again too...
>>
>> Mark D
>
> As goes bowling in general, so goes this group, from what I see.
>
> -John O
>




 
Date: 13 Nov 2007 15:54:10
From:
Subject: Re: hello im new
On 12, 12:54 pm, "Darby" <tenpinhawk...@mchsi.com > wrote:
> I've been here since about 1998. I don't remember you, but perhaps you have
> a more familiar name that you used then?
> ASB isn't as active as it used to be. Perhaps you can stir some
> responses. Welcome back,
> Dar
>


Thanks for the welcome. I will try to do my part. :)

Back in the day, I went by the same NRJyzr (occasionally "Ed") in my
gmail ID. I wasn't as active as the more famous folks, but posted
here and there. Was on the learning end, instead of the knowledge
end, at that time. ;)

Had a few exchanges with Lisa and Angel (who I may have seen at the 95
ABC in Reno), Eric J in Nebraska, bought a few balls from assorted
guys (Tony in NJ coming to mind), etc. I remember reading posts from
Aki, though don't remember much direct interaction; it's nice to see
he's still around online.

1998 might have been around the time I drifted away from ASB. I
developed a golf habit that year, and as I remember it, the spammers,
flamers, and assorted disgusting spoofs were becoming more of an
issue.

How long did Bill keep his sig about bowling balls (IIRC again) not
having an axis? LOL

Thanks again for the welcome.
-ed



  
Date: 14 Nov 2007 00:41:07
From: Darby
Subject: Re: hello im new
I think some of those guys still read here, but not many post. Maybe they'll
take the time to say "Hi." I'm going to forward this to our Internet League,
some of them bowl in it.
When I came in Bill was signing something about wanting to trade a good
boat for a woman, or something like that. We haven't heard from him in a
while.
We had a couple ugly flamers and spammers a few years ago and a lot of
people quit responding. Maybe this can get back to real bowling talk.
Dar

<nrjyzr@gmail.com > wrote in message
news:1194998050.348811.64100@19g2000hsx.googlegroups.com...
> On 12, 12:54 pm, "Darby" <tenpinhawk...@mchsi.com> wrote:
>> I've been here since about 1998. I don't remember you, but perhaps you
>> have
>> a more familiar name that you used then?
>> ASB isn't as active as it used to be. Perhaps you can stir some
>> responses. Welcome back,
>> Dar
>>
>
>
> Thanks for the welcome. I will try to do my part. :)
>
> Back in the day, I went by the same NRJyzr (occasionally "Ed") in my
> gmail ID. I wasn't as active as the more famous folks, but posted
> here and there. Was on the learning end, instead of the knowledge
> end, at that time. ;)
>
> Had a few exchanges with Lisa and Angel (who I may have seen at the 95
> ABC in Reno), Eric J in Nebraska, bought a few balls from assorted
> guys (Tony in NJ coming to mind), etc. I remember reading posts from
> Aki, though don't remember much direct interaction; it's nice to see
> he's still around online.
>
> 1998 might have been around the time I drifted away from ASB. I
> developed a golf habit that year, and as I remember it, the spammers,
> flamers, and assorted disgusting spoofs were becoming more of an
> issue.
>
> How long did Bill keep his sig about bowling balls (IIRC again) not
> having an axis? LOL
>
> Thanks again for the welcome.
> -ed
>




 
Date: 12 Nov 2007 10:06:18
From:
Subject: Re: hello im new
On Oct 28, 11:10 pm, marcus...@mchsi.com wrote:
> hello im new whats your favorite ball??

Hello new person. I'm an old person who hasn't been here in 8-10
years, just coming back to the game after four years off.

Nice to see ASB still running.

Anything that would be a favorite of mine is going to be old, so
ignoring the new stuff of which I know nothing, I'll say the old Tidal
Wave Wipeout. :)

side note: Read back a few months where NimBill was discussed a bit,
brought back a lot of memories. I seem to remember he had MD or MS,
or something similar, wondered how he was getting along these days.

Any of the ladies who were here in the 90s still around?

with apologies for the threadjack portion of my post....

-ed



  
Date: 12 Nov 2007 18:54:51
From: Darby
Subject: Re: hello im new
I've been here since about 1998. I don't remember you, but perhaps you have
a more familiar name that you used then?
ASB isn't as active as it used to be. Perhaps you can stir some
responses. Welcome back,
Dar

<nrjyzr@gmail.com > wrote in message
news:1194890778.514196.301580@o3g2000hsb.googlegroups.com...
> On Oct 28, 11:10 pm, marcus...@mchsi.com wrote:
>> hello im new whats your favorite ball??
>
> Hello new person. I'm an old person who hasn't been here in 8-10
> years, just coming back to the game after four years off.
>
> Nice to see ASB still running.
>
> Anything that would be a favorite of mine is going to be old, so
> ignoring the new stuff of which I know nothing, I'll say the old Tidal
> Wave Wipeout. :)
>
> side note: Read back a few months where NimBill was discussed a bit,
> brought back a lot of memories. I seem to remember he had MD or MS,
> or something similar, wondered how he was getting along these days.
>
> Any of the ladies who were here in the 90s still around?
>
> with apologies for the threadjack portion of my post....
>
> -ed
>




 
Date: 31 Oct 2007 08:54:23
From: Dan the Man
Subject: Re: hello im new
On Oct 29, 1:10 am, marcus...@mchsi.com wrote:
> hello im new whats your favorite ball??

On Thursday (last week), I had some success at AMF Hiester Lanes with
an old Columbia 300 Shadow/R. On Friday, I did better at Bowl O Rama
with my "newest" ball, a four-year-old Ebonite Savage.

Dan



 
Date: 30 Oct 2007 19:47:54
From: John Lentz
Subject: Re: hello im new
I usually shoot well with my Ebonite on Wedensday night league.

-John L.


<marcus926@mchsi.com > wrote in message
news:1193634654.436756.42950@57g2000hsv.googlegroups.com...
> hello im new whats your favorite ball??
>