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    Re: 2017/18 Victorian Metro Moves and Rumours

    Clubs have got Provisional sections and draws but final fixtures probably out next week. Any changes that clubs want to make entering or withdrawing sides have to be into BV by COB today.
    So I guess...
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    Re: Message to Bowls Vic.

    Probably because its not a Bowls Australia or Bowls Victoria sanctioned event. Rightly or wrongly that is why it wouldn't be publicised by governing bodies.
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    Re: Tri Colured bowls

    I played against a guy who had tri coloured bowls on Saturday had no affect on me or anyone else. They were very bright but really didn't stand out or cause any havoc at all.
    Just like everything...
  4. Thread: Accepted

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    Re: Accepted

    Sounds like you had a great time.
    As for becoming a drunk, well you will become a bowler and at the same time become a drunk...LOL
    Pleased you enjoyed yourself, now get out on the green practice a...
  5. Thread: Accepted

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    Re: Accepted

    Hi Chris. You will be fine but here are a couple of things to make your first visit less daunting.

    Call secretary and ask him/her to meet you at the club to give you a rundown on what todo etc...
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    Re: THONGS(For Feet) ARE HERE

    http://www.bowlsaustralia.com.au/Get-Involved/Attire-Equipment/Footwear

    Absolutely approved as are the oofos slides.

    The mind boggles, what sport, other than maybe darts, do you play in thongs...
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    Re: new bowls, get what you ask for,

    You can't get that much colour engraved onto your bowl. That should have been explained to you when you ordered them.
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    Re: THONGS(For Feet) ARE HERE

    I can't understand why anyone would want to play any sport in thongs. Women have had a thong sandal out for year. I still can't understand why you would want to wear sandals or thongs at sport. Bowls...
  9. Thread: Accepted

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    Re: Accepted

    Give it a go. Thesae are fun days and you will have fun. You will also learn a lot. Take a dive in the deep end, only way to go
  10. Re: new bowler very confused about what bowls to get first

    Yep, you subtract 9 from the date you see...eg 19-9= 10. That means the bowl was made in 2010.

    The date stamps change in about November each year. So bowl was made and stamped November 2010. Made...
  11. Thread: Newbie Question

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    Re: Newbie Question

    All that is totally irrelevant to you. Just go, get a good and technique. Don't sweat the small stuff.
  12. Thread: Newbie Question

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    Re: Newbie Question

    You can get heavy yellow or white jacks for indoor, outdoor and synthetic use, stops them blowing about in the wind. You can get standard white jacks too for indoor, outdoor and synthetic.
    There is...
  13. Re: new bowler very confused about what bowls to get first

    I worked in a reputable Victorian bowls shop for 7 years so I think that I am qualified to give you reasonable advice. To be honest to get a set of bowls that you won't have to change in the next 3...
  14. Thread: Taylor SRV

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    Re: Taylor SRV

    It's a tighter line but a good bowl. You will start with them and get to learn the line. Perth greens are generally fast so no issues.
    You are a beginner, you have no experience with other bowls so...
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    Re: Tri Colured bowls

    I think that is just plain marketing talk, not that I am a sceptic of course. :-)
    WB are only interested if they pass their requirements and I don't think that covers any medical problems that the...
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    Re: Tri Colured bowls

    So how did they test them to make sure they don't bring on seizures???

    Strobe lighting brings on seizures but they aren't banned.

    Im just curious as to how they tested them? Some people feel a...
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    Re: Bowls shops, who are the best to deal with

    Have just come back from the Gold Coast, while we were there visited Kelvin Kerkow's Bowls World, Burleigh Heads shop. Great shop and with people like Geoff and Jackie Maskell, working there, you...
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    Re: Bowls shops, who are the best to deal with

    Resting Toucher Mega bowls..call Aaron Wilson and his team. They are very good, very knowledgeable and helpful plus great with postage.

    Yes it my previous life before retirement I worked at the...
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    Re: Noddy(john albert)

    I never met Noddy but we had some great exchanges on this forum. Very sorry to hear.

    RIP Noddy xxxx
  20. Thread: Taylor SRV

    by Fatty
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    Re: Taylor SRV

    You can take them to any Taylor bowls retailer. They will call Taylor and sort for you. Not sure I understand fracture in the gel coating. Bowls don't have a gel coating, if they have hairline...
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    Re: Scratching My Head

    Swifty this isn't going to please you the Health Australia lot are the ones against child vaccinations........sorry not a good choice .
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    Re: Deliberate Non-Sporting Action

    After reading the laws and rules of the game. No an umpire can't make a player or team forfeit without appealing to the Governing Body BUT
    depending on what the domestic rules of your state say then...
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    Re: Can you have too many State Titles?

    Regions run their events at different times, correct. But once you have won the region you know , as you have all year if you consult the BV events calendar that Champions Week will be held in April....
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    Re: Can you have too many State Titles?

    In WA though Swifty, you only do of Cof C through clubs. Here your club enters you in your Region C of C, once you win your Region after that you AUTOMATICALLY go into State C of C (16 Regions=16...
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    Re: Can you have too many State Titles?

    I believe that if you can play in State C of C fair enough but it shouldn't be mandatory. Being a C of C of the Region is a title in its own right.

    The player as far as I am concerned is entitled...
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