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The beginnings of the game of bowling, can be traced back through the generations. While I’m sure most everyone has set foot in a bowling alley at one point in time or another, not nearly as many are familiar with the different types of bowling games that have been around.

One of the contributing factors to the success of bowling, is not just the game itself, but the social interaction as well. It can be enjoyed with family and friends. It’s easily lends itself to a team sport, but can also be played individually in a group.

While it may same strange to some, bowling can be played inside, or outside (weather permitting of course). As long as you have some sort of area to roll a ball, and possibly some pins or other target to aim for, then you can bowl.

Due to the nature of a rolling bowl, it makes sense that the typical lane is much longer than it is wide dublin painters in nerby. It wouldn’t make a whole lot of sense, to be bowling down a lane that was only five or six feet long. Not much fun either.

While ten bin bowling seems to be the more popular version, don’t ever try to convince an ardent five pin bowler that it’s a better game.

Just a few other types of bowling worth mentioning are candle pin and skittles. Skittles is more prominent in European countries, and is played with nine pins.

If you ever seen people bowling, with pins that are shorter and chubbier then traditional ten pins, then you’ve been watching a game called duckpin bowling. It also sometimes, uses a red pin, that shows up randomly. Some bowling lanes offer a free game if you get a strike with the red pin, visit site.

People who play a lot of ten pin bowling, would do very well at duckpin. If you ever get a chance to play it, you should give it a go.

Cocked hat bowling would be really tough, if you think 5 pin is tricky. Using only 3 pins placed as far apart from each other as possible, and you throw a duckpin ball. It’s like trying to throw spares all the time.

I’ve been looking for lanes that offer cocked hat bowling, as I’d really like to try it.

Another variant, that is as much like curling, as it is like bowling, is called feather bowling howellsac.com. The goal, is to try and roll your balls as close to the target (feather) at the other end. You can knock other players balls out of the way (like curling).