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pbateson

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Have you bowl in bowling alley with low ceiling wall like from 1950s and early era?


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Don't know,haven't looked up for years maybe decades.
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Don't know,haven't looked up for years maybe decades.


Like this one the low wall side

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I think it is what you get used to.  And once used to it you never notice it at all.
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That ceiling wall was there for the days of manual scoring and the scores were projected on that wall.

Love those grease pencils. Were your's white or yellow?

Sometimes regular pencils also worked. The problem with using regular pencils on those show through plastic sheets is that I am left-handed and the side of my left hand would be all black by the end of bowling.


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If you've ever bowled at Sterling Lanes, in a former retail department store, the ceilings are very low, and the lighting causes an annoying reflection off the lanes.  I did not enjoy bowling there at all.
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Like this one the low wall side

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IMO....this is the look of most bowling centers that have been around for awhile.   I rather enjoy these overhanging walls because it gives me something to slap after whiffing a 7 pin...LOL


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Parkview has a very low ceiling above the approaches...you just get used to it.

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At 5' 7", all ceilings seem plenty high enough to me.
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Bowled in a place close to Ralph Wilson Stadium. 24 lane, split house, low ceiling but with carpet on the walls.

Never heard the sound of pins so silent. Unreal how that carpet absorbs the sound.

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I bowl league at Sterling Lanes and I have never noticed any extra glare due to the ceiling or lighting.
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The bowling alley I used to bowl at looooong ago, place is now gone, had low wooden screens for the scoring to be projected on. People would slap them when ever they had a bad shot. The ceiling was maybe 12-15 foot high.

I got used to the low screens. I guess you live with it LOL.

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