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First 180. - eggcecutioner - 04-04-2018

How long did it take you to hit your first 180?


RE: First 180. - 055 - 04-04-2018

Ages  Smile . I really don´t remember exactly ( eggsactly  Big Grin ), cause I played only occasionally in the beginning for a while, before I started to practice more seriously and finally became completely nutz...
Which I still am, though I don´t play any serious games ( isn´t that a contradiction?) any more.


RE: First 180. - Mac-attack99 - 04-04-2018

(04-04-2018, 10:46 PM)055 Wrote: Ages  Smile . I really don´t remember exactly ( eggsactly  Big Grin ), cause I played only occasionally in the beginning for a while, before I started to practice more seriously and finally became completely nutz...
Which I still am, though I don´t play any serious games ( isn´t that a contradiction?) any more.

”eggsactly” haha made my day!! It took my for ever as well, but I’m also a soft tip guy, so it’s extremely rare for me haha


RE: First 180. - Red'75™ - 04-04-2018

Seems like it was about 2 years.  I don't really remember when I started throwing.  I want to say it was about a year and a half or so before I joined the forum, which was November 2016, and I hit my first max a couple months after that.


RE: First 180. - Blanton - 04-05-2018

I have played more since getting back into the game 4 months ago, than my entire prior life. That prior ability did carry over and hit my first two months after getting serious. I used to think that was the end all be all shot, but I would rather now hit hack to back 140’s than a random 180


RE: First 180. - Berlin180 - 04-05-2018

Two and a half years.


RE: First 180. - bkbum - 04-05-2018

(04-05-2018, 07:11 AM)Berlin180 Wrote: Two and a half years.

Me too.


First 180. - Zaza - 04-05-2018

3 days.

Started playing 29-12-2016 and hit my first 180 on 31-12-2016 .

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RE: First 180. - TheBigKahuna - 04-05-2018

Just started back to playing after casually playing cricket with my buddy off and on for a little while. All he will play is no score Cricket. So that's all we ever played. I hung my board recently and dusted off the darts. Probably play a few times a week with the GF. We mix it up between cricket and 301. I've thrown a few 120+ but haven't hit a 180 yet.


RE: First 180. - nixer55 - 04-05-2018

This has been stated before, but perhaps worth repeating.  When getting in to, or back to darts, we often obsess with 180's.  IMO, this is a mistake.  Scoring is one thing, max's another.  If you're playing n01, the object is fewest darts thrown, that's how you get your average.  Not by chasing 180's.

Besides, if you work on consistent scoring in that context, you end up switching a lot.  You do this to set up the finish, reducing the number of darts thrown.  When you have that as your mind set, the max's will just come.

Can't comment how this fits in with Cricket, sorry...

Good darting and good luck...


RE: First 180. - TJD180 - 04-05-2018

It took me about a year to hit the first one, I usually buckled under pressure after the first two darts went in treble 20 and then miss with the third dart but on this occasion I didn’t think the second dart was in so I threw the third without any pressure and the rest is history so to speak. I find I hit them when I least expect it.


RE: First 180. - Jefferz - 04-05-2018

IIRC it was in the first 4 months, but I remember some them being a bit random(ie I was going for something else at the time). I've never really focused that much on 180s because a) I prefer to shoot at T19 than T20, and b) I would think it was better to distribute my focus around the board by hitting all the doubles and singles than focusing solely on T20


RE: First 180. - TheBigKahuna - 04-05-2018

I only throw at trip 20 in games. I never practice it. My doubles need 100x morw work than 20! But in games I've been over 120 a few times. I'll hit one eventually.


RE: First 180. - Spencerdl - 04-06-2018

I was playing on a consistent basis when I first started in the early 80's so I'm thinking within a six month period from when I first picked up a Dart I hit my first 180.


RE: First 180. - Kenneth - 04-06-2018

I hit my first 180 after six months of playing.