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THE BOWLING SURVEY:

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How old were you when you started bowling?: 5

Righty or lefty? Lefty

What's your average?: 226

Do you own your own ball?: Currently, Astro-Physix, Physix, Halo Vision, Hyroad, White Dot

Who's your favorite professional bowler of all time? Earl Anthony, then Pete Weber.  I've always been a fan of Mark Roth and Marshall Holman too.

Do you bowl in a league? Which one(s)? Tuesday night University League, Monday night Brotherhood league

What's your favorite bowling alley? West Bloomfield Lanes, closed in 1994.  Currently, Country Lanes

How about your LEAST favorite?: Ark West Lanes & Yorba Linda Lanes, both closed.  Currently, I've never liked Sterling Lanes

Do you like bowling with the "cosmic" lights?  No, I cannot stand that.

How about with music playing?: I don't enjoy music playing while bowling.

Do you like to order food from the snack bar while you bowl? no, and I rarely eat before either.

Have you ever made the 7-10 split? Only one time, it was in league, and it was at the end of a 268 game. Aimed for the 7 pin, hit it hard, it bounced back onto the deck right into the 10 pin.

Have you ever bowled a 300 game?: 12 times in competition

If not, have you seen someone else do it?: I've seen countless people bowl 300 games.

Have you ever won a tournament?: Some small tournaments, but never a regular tournament like the seniors competition I bowl in.  Best I ever did was finish 2nd place in the Detroit Athletic Club championship.  Needed a double in the 10th to win, got first X, then solid 7.  8 game qualifying, top 5 made step ladder finals.  

Do you watch bowling on TV?: Whenever it is on, I try to catch some of it.

Have you ever bowled on TV?: No, but always wanted to.

When you go bowling on a date, who usually wins?: I bowl right handed to make it fair!

Any embarrassing moments happen while you were bowling?: I left the 1 pin standing (headpin), and on the second shot, I missed it. Another time, I bowled crappy, at West Bloomfield Lanes, got pissed, and took my bowling ball, went out the side door, by lane 1, and threw it into and down the back parking lot, never to see it again!

What's the highest game you've ever bowled?: Refer to the "Have you ever bowled a 300 game?" question above

The lowest?: In the last 20 years, I think my lowest was a 129, a few years ago.

What is the highest three game set you ever bowled?: 833 (266-267-300)

What is the lowest three game set you have bowled?  I actually shot a 495 about 7 years ago, 159-179-157.  The lane machine was broken, and the pattern was very much like a sport pattern.

Ever had a birthday party at a bowling alley?: Yes, when I was 8 years old, we had it at Nor-West lanes, now Lagans, and at 10 had it at Yorba Linda Lanes.

Can you hook the ball?: I can hook the ball, and throw straight if I have to.

Do you use a ball with a fingertip grip?: Yes

Ever left without paying?: In high school, I'm ashamed to say I have, many, many times.

Ever walk out while still wearing the bowling shoes?: I always had my own shows, so I was careful always to take them off before I left.

Do you think it's easy to make the 10-pin (7-pin if you're lefthanded)?: Yes, with a plastic ball, I can make the 7-pin about 95 out of 100 times.

Lastly, wanna go bowling right now?: I always wanna go bowling.

Feel free to add more questions to the survery....and thanks for participating.
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THE BOWLING SURVEY:



How old were you when you started bowling?: 12

Righty or lefty? r

What's your average?: 203

Do you own your own ball?: Currently, Web Tour,Pyramid Curse,Pink Hammer

Who's your favorite professional bowler of all time? Amleto

Do you bowl in a league? Which one(s)?Thurs and Friday Senior

What's your favorite bowling alley? Pee Wee Reese Lanes [closed] now there all the same

How about your LEAST favorite?: Executive

Do you like bowling with the "cosmic" lights?  No, I cannot stand that.

How about with music playing?: I don't enjoy music playing while bowling.

Do you like to order food from the snack bar while you bowl? no, and I rarely eat before either.

Have you ever made the 7-10 split? no

Have you ever bowled a 300 game?: no    twice in practice

If not, have you seen someone else do it?: I've seen countless people bowl 300 games.

Have you ever won a tournament?: no.

Do you watch bowling on TV?: Whenever it is on, I try to catch some of it.

Have you ever bowled on TV?: No

When you go bowling on a date, who usually wins?: haven't for years

Any embarrassing moments happen while you were bowling?:  none I can think of

What's the highest game you've ever bowled?: six   299    0ne 298

The lowest?: 104

What is the highest three game set you ever bowled?: 794

What is the lowest three game set you have bowled?  I actually shot a 495 about 7 years ago, 159-179-157.  The lane machine was broken, and the pattern was very much like a sport pattern.

Ever had a birthday party at a bowling alley?: no 

Can you hook the ball?: yes

Do you use a ball with a fingertip grip?: Yes

Ever left without paying?: once last year I forgot and came back and paid next day. Counter guy said were you afraid we'd catch you.


Ever walk out while still wearing the bowling shoes?: no

Do you think it's easy to make the 10-pin (7-pin if you're lefthanded)?: Yes at times

Lastly, wanna go bowling right now?: not now

Highest average you ever had:  230 in one summer league super wall that summer

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THE BOWLING SURVEY:

When replying, copy and paste, then change the answers to reflect yours.  You will get to find out more about those of us here on the forum.

How old were you when you started bowling?: 3 or 4

Righty or lefty? Righty

What's your average?: 220

Do you own your own ball?: Yes -- 2 Gold Angles, Black Angle, Gray Angle, AMF Ammo -- among many others.

Who's your favorite professional bowler of all time? Walter Ray, Amleto

Do you bowl in a league? Which one(s)? Currently, no. Took a hiatus when my son was born. this past season. Who knows how long it will last.

What's your favorite bowling alley? Shore Crest Lanes (bowled there in my youth, now closed). Currently it's Shelby Lanes.

How about your LEAST favorite?: Five Star Lanes

Do you like bowling with the "cosmic" lights?  I don't prefer it, but I don't hate it either.

How about with music playing?: See my cosmic lights answer -- if I'm bowling socially, then whatever.

Do you like to order food from the snack bar while you bowl? Sometimes.

Have you ever made the 7-10 split? Nope.

Have you ever bowled a 300 game?: Once, October 2010.

If not, have you seen someone else do it?: Many times.

Have you ever won a tournament?: No.

Do you watch bowling on TV?: Yes

Have you ever bowled on TV?: No.

When you go bowling on a date, who usually wins?: Me...always had to make them impressed!

Any embarrassing moments happen while you were bowling?: Nothing stands out that I can recall.

What's the highest game you've ever bowled?: 300, but have had 7 299's.

The lowest?: Somewhere in the 130's -- in a Sport league.

What is the highest three game set you ever bowled?: 847 (289,289,269) December 2015.

What is the lowest three game set you have bowled? Sub 450, don't remember specifically.

Ever had a birthday party at a bowling alley?: Yes, Timber Lanes (12 lane center) in Eastpointe, MI when I was 7.

Can you hook the ball?: Yes

Do you use a ball with a fingertip grip?: Yes

Ever left without paying?: No

Ever walk out while still wearing the bowling shoes?: No

Do you think it's easy to make the 10-pin (7-pin if you're left-handed)?: Yes, but it does take practice to make it consistently

Lastly, wanna go bowling right now?: Yes, I have the itch to bowl.
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How old were you when you started bowling?: 8

Righty or lefty? Lefty

What's your average?: Depends on center, 205-225

Do you own your own ball?: I have ~16, almost all get used

Who's your favorite professional bowler of all time? Earl Anthony

Do you bowl in a league? Which one(s)? 2-Ton Tony's Thursday Men's league, Parkview Bowl, Rochester NY

What's your favorite bowling alley? Parkview Bowl

How about your LEAST favorite?: Any AMF center

Do you like bowling with the "cosmic" lights?  No

How about with music playing?: No

Do you like to order food from the snack bar while you bowl? Parkview doesn't have a snack bar

Have you ever made the 7-10 split? No

Have you ever bowled a 300 game?: 5 times in competition

If not, have you seen someone else do it?: Yes

Have you ever won a tournament?: No

Do you watch bowling on TV?: Yes

Have you ever bowled on TV?: Yes, twice as a junior bowler.  Won both times.

Any embarrassing moments happen while you were bowling?: Aside from the occasional ball sticking on my thumb or falling off my hand during the delivery, no.

What's the highest game you've ever bowled?: 300

The lowest?: Probably the first game I ever bowled, 55

What is the highest three game set you ever bowled?: 833

What is the lowest three game set you have bowled? Beats me

Ever had a birthday party at a bowling alley?: No

Can you hook the ball?: Yes

Do you use a ball with a fingertip grip?: Yes

Ever left without paying?: No...my name is not Keith [rofl]

Ever walk out while still wearing the bowling shoes?: No

Do you think it's easy to make the 10-pin (7-pin if you're lefthanded)?: With practice, yes

Lastly, wanna go bowling right now?: Goes without saying!
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How old were you when you started bowling?: 12

Righty or lefty? Lefty


What's your average?: Wed night: 182 Fri night: 204


Do you own your ball?: Currently, Purple Hammer, Golden Jackal, Hyroad, Phaze II, Pink Black Widow, and Midnight Sniper


Who's your favorite professional bowler of all time? Earl Anthony, and John Gant. Now, Ryan Ciminelli


Do you bowl in a league? Which one(s)? Wednesday night: Hustlers and Friday Night: Friday Night Mixers


What's your favorite bowling alley? Kenmore Lanes


How about your LEAST favorite?: Evergreen Lanes and Tyee Lanes (Closed in 2005) Currently, Bowlero in Lynnwood.


Do you like bowling with the "cosmic" lights? No, this was not into bowling and for non-bowlers


How about with music playing?: I cannot stand with music playing


Do you like to order food from the snack bar while you bowl? Used to during 2nd game. Now not anymore.


Have you ever made the 7-10 split? None


Have you ever bowled a 300 game?: None. My highest was 289 and 280 both in leagues before


If not, have you seen someone else do it?: I had seen bowlers threw 300


Have you ever won a tournament?: Never won 1st place on Masters. 2nd place finished in Masters at Michigan the Great Lakes Deaf Tournament. My team won 1st place in Hartford, CT last year (Eastern Deaf Tournament)


Do you watch bowling on TV?: Yes usually watch sometimes.


Have you ever bowled on TV?: Yes, it was on Facebook live video the 2018 Masters Championship Round in MI.


When you go bowling on a date, who usually wins?: I did bowl with my Thai girlfriend in Bangkok, Thailand (Blu-O) two times.


Any embarrassing moments happen while you were bowling?: One of my bowling balls got hit by pin rack. Second, in my old men's league, the teammate got collapsed in the 10th frame when he missed a spare.


What's the highest game you've ever bowled?: 289 almost two years ago


The lowest?: 103 in around 2008


What is the highest three-game set you ever bowled?: 183-289-227 = 699


What is the lowest three-game set you have bowled? Don't remember. I didn't have an old record anymore.


Ever had a birthday party at a bowling alley?: Yes I was 14 at Evergreen Lanes for a fun


Can you hook the ball?: Yes I learned to hook back in 2006 and throw straight if lanes were rough


Do you use a ball with a fingertip grip?: Yes I am


Ever left without paying?: Used in Special Olympics (Retired in 2006 as a bowler) didn't have to pay the games


Ever walk out while still wearing the bowling shoes?: Yes, when I was in the family league in 1998 and went outside with bowling shoes on.


Do you think it's easy to make the 10-pin (7-pin if you're lefthanded)?: Yes using a plastic ball for 7-pin.


Lastly, wanna go bowling right now?: I am very want to go bowling. Get our of F****** house. Do sport activity


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