Beer Pong Terminologyjeffbarnes April 4, 2013
Most of us have played beer pong long enough that we take a lot of things about the game for granted. We speak a different language to each other. We can debate and come to an agreement on a rules discussion in only a few short moments without explaining a whole lot. We have our own little names and expressions for things.
In beer pong, there are different names for the same things, depending on which region you come from. Just like people who refer to soda as “pop,” players from different areas may refer to things differently. But there are also some standard beer pong terms that almost everyone understands.
Here’s a quick “cheat sheet” for some of the most commonly used beer pong terms:
beer, cups, balls
The size of a regulation World Series of Beer Pong ball
World Series rules
Playing a game while adhering to the World Series of Beer Pong official rules
After you make two shots in WSOBP play, you get one ball back to shoot
A player who doesn’t make a single cup in a game of beer pong and has to sit under the table
A player who shoots a perfect game
When a player boasts of shooting a hundo but actually misses up to 3 shots. Made popular by Thomas Reap
Hitting all corner cups and the middle cup in succession. Considered one of the more disrespectful things to do to someone on the beer pong table, the cups remaining form a “honeycomb” shape
A tournament offering free entry/hotel into a major tournament as a prize for the winners instead of cash
Four cups remaining in a diamond shape
Three cups in a straight line
Three cups in a triangle shape
An elite beer pong player
Beer pong games played with cash on the line
Someone who is describing superior play of someone else or falsely describing himself
Shots taken after the final cup is hit in hopes of sending to overtime
Those are some of the more common beer pong terms you will find in competitive play. What are some of the beer pong terms used in your area?