Two strikes in a row are called a double, **three strikes** in a row are called a Turkey, while four and five strikes in a row are called four/five-bagger(s) and so on and so forth. A strike is commonly indicated with an “X”.

## What are 6 strikes in a row called?

Consecutive strikes

A string of six strikes is sometimes called **a “six pack” or a “sixer”**. A string of six and nine strikes are also known as a “wild turkey” and a “golden turkey” respectively.

## What is it called when you get 5 strikes in a row?

However, it’s generally accepted that the word “bagger” can be added to any number to describe a string of strikes, so five in a row is **5-bagger**, and 10 is 10-bagger. … Seven strikes, then, is sometimes called a Ham-Turkey Dinner for a string of four strikes (Hambone) plus a string of three (Turkey).

## What is 3 strikes in a row called?

Why Three Strikes in a Row is Called **a Turkey**.

## What happens after a strike in bowling?

Strike: When all ten pins are knocked down with the first ball (called a strike and typically rendered as an “X” on a score sheet), **a player is awarded ten points, plus a bonus of whatever is scored with the next two balls**. In this way, the points scored for the two balls after the strike are counted twice.

## Why do they call 3 strikes a turkey?

At some point (no one knows the exact first instance), **one tournament decided to give away a turkey to people who managed to bowl three strikes in a row**. This practice spread and eventually embedded itself in common bowling vernacular, long after giving away actual turkeys stopped.

## What is 12 strikes in a row called?

A perfect game or 12 strikes in a row is also colloquially referred to as the “**Thanksgiving Turkey**.”

## What is a 300 game in bowling called?

Recognition. In league or tournament play, a certified 300 game is usually commemorated with a **ring**. Subsequent league 300s are denoted by setting “chips” or precious stones into the ring, so that skilled bowlers do not have to wear several rings.

## Has anybody ever bowled a 900 series?

To date in the United States, 36 individuals have bowled a total of **37 certified** (or “sanctioned”) 900 series — that is, 900s that have been officially recognized by the United States Bowling Congress (USBC), the sport’s national governing body in the US.

## What is 3 spares in a row called in bowling?

This is sometimes mocked as throwing a strike one ball too late. Since throwing three strikes in a row is referred to as a “**turkey**,” novices who have three spares in a row usually use terms related to birds such as a “sparrow” or “cornish game hen” to celebrate this achievement.

## What does the term Turkey mean in bowling?

Modern bowlers of any skill level have a reasonable shot of scoring a turkey—**three strikes in a row**—in a game. Bowling was once significantly more challenging, however, so the achievement was a rarity.

## How many points is a turkey in bowling?

**Three strikes bowled consecutively** are known as a “turkey” or “triple.” The most points that can be scored in a single frame is 30 points (10 for the original strike, plus strikes in the two subsequent frames).

## What do you call the pins that have been knocked down and are left lying on the lane?

**dead wood**. fallen pins left lying on the lane or in the gutter after ball has been rolled. double.