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  • #37159

    sauce1
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    Was curious to see if anyone ever played a rule I came across at a tourny the other night.

    They played WS rules EXCEPT if both your players hit 1 cup on the roll back the only way the 3rd cup is taken away is if both players hit that same cup.

    I played with a sub par partner and it really levelled the playing field and that is the reasoning the kid implemented that rule to eliminate 1 player from dominating.

    I thought about it after and I liked the rule because it made it more a team game but felt on the “Pro Scene” that would probably further the gap from the great teams and average teams.

    #37160

    cjmcka
    Member

    Interesting rule, but as you said, it would only further separate pro teams from the pack. Do you think this rule would give going first and shooting one ball an advantage? (or a larger advantage, if, like me, you think going first is better)

    #37161

    dwissbrun2
    Member

    Was curious to see if anyone ever played a rule I came across at a tourny the other night.

    They played WS rules EXCEPT if both your players hit 1 cup on the roll back the only way the 3rd cup is taken away is if both players hit that same cup.

    I played with a sub par partner and it really levelled the playing field and that is the reasoning the kid implemented that rule to eliminate 1 player from dominating.

    I thought about it after and I liked the rule because it made it more a team game but felt on the "Pro Scene" that would probably further the gap from the great teams and average teams.

    that’s actually a pretty cool rule

    it does make it harder for good teams to run away. however, it conversley makes it harder for weaker teams to make a run and get back into a game. so does either outweigh the other???

    interesting though

    #37162

    ecastro715
    Member

    Was curious to see if anyone ever played a rule I came across at a tourny the other night.

    They played WS rules EXCEPT if both your players hit 1 cup on the roll back the only way the 3rd cup is taken away is if both players hit that same cup.

    I played with a sub par partner and it really levelled the playing field and that is the reasoning the kid implemented that rule to eliminate 1 player from dominating.

    I thought about it after and I liked the rule because it made it more a team game but felt on the "Pro Scene" that would probably further the gap from the great teams and average teams.

    interesting. i like it.

    #37163

    sfoster
    Member

    They played WS rules EXCEPT if both your players hit 1 cup on the roll back the only way the 3rd cup is taken away is if both players hit that same cup.

    I originally suggested this rule.. a lot of people seemed to like it at the time, but it was never adopted. Interesting to hear that a tournament was run this way.

    I never liked the fact that a perfect game can amount to one player hitting 7 cups and the other playing hitting 3. A balanced team game shouldn’t involve one person making 70% of the cups.

    #37164

    sfoster
    Member

    Interesting rule, but as you said, it would only further separate pro teams from the pack.

    This would rule would make it so everyone shoots more balls per game.
    Thus, more game time for your money when you sign up for the WSOBP!

    #37165

    jeffbarnes
    Member

    I never liked the fact that a perfect game can amount to one player hitting 7 cups and the other playing hitting 3. A balanced team game shouldn’t involve one person making 70% of the cups.

    a.k.a. the Steph Bertrand Substitution Rule

    I like this idea.

    #37166

    wianek
    Member

    I never liked the fact that a perfect game can amount to one player hitting 7 cups and the other playing hitting 3. A balanced team game shouldn’t involve one person making 70% of the cups.

    a.k.a. the Steph Bertrand Substitution Rule

    I like this idea.

    +1

    #37167

    dwissbrun2
    Member

    kessler – did the rule include removing the ball before the 2nd player shoots at the cup, or could it be left in?

    i think it should be pulled… otherwise you’re leaving a lot to chance. i’ve see as many balls stick in a cup, and as many bounce out, when a ball is already in there.

    #37168

    grandemike
    Member

    Was curious to see if anyone ever played a rule I came across at a tourny the other night.

    They played WS rules EXCEPT if both your players hit 1 cup on the roll back the only way the 3rd cup is taken away is if both players hit that same cup.

    I played with a sub par partner and it really levelled the playing field and that is the reasoning the kid implemented that rule to eliminate 1 player from dominating.

    I thought about it after and I liked the rule because it made it more a team game but felt on the "Pro Scene" that would probably further the gap from the great teams and average teams.

    i like this rule a lot but what if both players shoot and make different cups on the 3rd ball????? does it get taken away or do u get penaliezed for not making the same cup???

    #37169

    sfoster
    Member
    Was curious to see if anyone ever played a rule I came across at a tourny the other night.

    They played WS rules EXCEPT if both your players hit 1 cup on the roll back the only way the 3rd cup is taken away is if both players hit that same cup.

    I played with a sub par partner and it really levelled the playing field and that is the reasoning the kid implemented that rule to eliminate 1 player from dominating.

    I thought about it after and I liked the rule because it made it more a team game but felt on the "Pro Scene" that would probably further the gap from the great teams and average teams.

    i like this rule a lot but what if both players shoot and make different cups on the 3rd ball????? does it get taken away or do u get penaliezed for not making the same cup???

    you have to both make the same cup, and the ball gets taken out before you shoot

    #37170

    justpongit
    Member

    a.k.a. the Steph Bertrand Substitution Rule

    :ir:

    #37171

    sauce1
    Member
    Was curious to see if anyone ever played a rule I came across at a tourny the other night.

    They played WS rules EXCEPT if both your players hit 1 cup on the roll back the only way the 3rd cup is taken away is if both players hit that same cup.

    I played with a sub par partner and it really levelled the playing field and that is the reasoning the kid implemented that rule to eliminate 1 player from dominating.

    I thought about it after and I liked the rule because it made it more a team game but felt on the "Pro Scene" that would probably further the gap from the great teams and average teams.

    i like this rule a lot but what if both players shoot and make different cups on the 3rd ball????? does it get taken away or do u get penaliezed for not making the same cup???

    you have to both make the same cup, and the ball gets taken out before you shoot

    Exactly another reason i liked the rule ….no scapper cups….If someone hits back row your partner needs to hit that same cup

    #37172

    nvelissa
    Member

    Was curious to see if anyone ever played a rule I came across at a tourny the other night.

    They played WS rules EXCEPT if both your players hit 1 cup on the roll back the only way the 3rd cup is taken away is if both players hit that same cup.

    I played with a sub par partner and it really levelled the playing field and that is the reasoning the kid implemented that rule to eliminate 1 player from dominating.

    I thought about it after and I liked the rule because it made it more a team game but felt on the "Pro Scene" that would probably further the gap from the great teams and average teams.

    I like it. I always thought it should be a mandatory rule to alternate who takes the triple. A lot of teams do this anyway, but a forced alternating 3rd ball rule would also do this.

    The only thing that I am not sure about with both having to hit the 3rd shot is that it does make the pro scene lower relying on a partner, but it also has the same effect on the non pros, who would most likely not get too many if any triples this way. It does eliminate the one player from dominating and would be good if the players are lopsided. But you and a partner can play and triple this way because it takes the partner hitting to count. two puds both having to hit would be way less likely and it makes that extra cup more valuable as well

    #37173

    sultan
    Member

    I never liked the fact that a perfect game can amount to one player hitting 7 cups and the other playing hitting 3. A balanced team game shouldn’t involve one person making 70% of the cups.

    a.k.a. the Steph Bertrand Substitution Rule

    I like this idea.

    Hey guys can some one fill me on the Steph Bertrand joke? Knowing your whit I imagine it’s good…

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