# What is after a turkey in bowling?

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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.

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