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    Thread: How is a good darts practice routine?
Post: RE: How is a good darts practice routine?

I agree with the above sentiments. I know if I were to try to put in 2-3 hours daily and even more on weekends and holidays, I may not get physically fatigued, but I'd certainly get mentally fatigu...
gumbo2176 Darts For Beginners 5 53 7 hours ago
    Thread: Intro from Maine
Post: RE: Intro from Maine

Welcome to the group. Free darts are always a welcome acquisition.
gumbo2176 Introduce Yourself Here 11 46 Today, 01:58 AM
    Thread: Show Us Your 3 Triples!
Post: RE: Show Us Your 3 Triples!

jt4527 Wrote: (Yesterday, 11:00 AM) -- Banging them into the T16! https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220810/a54d413f60184ca82c84843bbdb0b374.jpg Sent from my SM-A202F using Tapatalk -- Man,...
gumbo2176 Show Us Your: Darts Set Up, Grip, Special Shots etc 577 107,137 Yesterday, 05:51 PM
    Thread: What music are you listening to right now?
Post: RE: What music are you listening to right now?

Not really music, but music to my ears. It is raining cats and dogs at the moment with a torrential downpour, lots of thunder and accompanying lightning to go with it. It's raining so hard ther...
gumbo2176 Non Darts Chat 1,832 73,124 08-09-2022, 07:49 PM
    Thread: Flight size and expectations
Post: RE: Flight size and expectations

What Crusher17 said. Not all people throw with the same intensity as far as force used to get the dart to the board. Some players like MVG put a lot of snap on their release with wrist action whil...
gumbo2176 Darts For Beginners 4 72 08-09-2022, 04:48 PM
    Thread: RIP Olivia Newton-John
Post: RE: RIP Olivia Newton-John

She had been battling cancer for a long time. I truly hate that disease because it seems once it gets hold of you, it likely will eventually do you in. It may take years like it did for her with he...
gumbo2176 Non Darts Chat 9 82 08-08-2022, 11:23 PM
    Thread: Pace of play
Post: RE: Pace of play

You've just got to put that out your head when it happens, and it will happen. If an opponent sees you are put off by slow play, many times they will continue to play slow to keep you off rhythm. ...
gumbo2176 Darts help and advice 7 93 08-03-2022, 01:37 PM
    Thread: 2022 European Tour
Post: RE: 2022 European Tour

mc1958 Wrote: (08-02-2022, 07:11 PM) -- 109 of the 128 card holders have qualified for at least 1 ET event this year - the 19 that haven't qualified for any are https://i.imgur.com/01u8QVKl.jpg (h...
gumbo2176 PDC darts News 322 5,420 08-02-2022, 09:42 PM
    Thread: Nichelle Nichols - Star Trek's Lt. Uhura - passed at 89
Post: RE: Nichelle Nichols - Star Trek's Lt. Uhura - pas...

Liked her in the old TV "Star Trek" show and a groundbreaking role for a woman of color at that point in history. She had a long life hitting 89 years. Now there are only three surviving act...
gumbo2176 Non Darts Chat 12 121 08-01-2022, 06:55 PM
    Thread: DARTS TEAMS
Post: RE: DARTS TEAMS

The local league's format is like this: Four games of Singles 301 DI/DO One point each win to the winning team for a total of 4 points Four games of Singles Cricket Same as above ...
gumbo2176 General Darts Chat 7 145 08-01-2022, 06:40 PM
    Thread: Just had a point split!
Post: RE: Just had a point split!

Over the course of my darting life I'd estimate I've hit wires dead on over 1000 times at the least and have never had, or seen that happen. I've put shiny spots on spiders, burs on points and had ...
gumbo2176 All other darts related accessories 13 165 07-28-2022, 05:14 PM
    Thread: 2022 World Matchplay
Post: RE: 2022 World Matchplay

Not really an MVG fan, but hats off to the guy for staying close during the match and taking advantage of a few slips by Price to overtake him and win the match.
gumbo2176 PDC darts News 94 1,828 07-25-2022, 03:27 AM
    Thread: 2022 World Matchplay
Post: RE: 2022 World Matchplay

Wow, these 70+ averages by the ladies make me really appreciate how well the men's side of the game is played. I feel like I'm looking at the top local league players battling on Tuesday night.
gumbo2176 PDC darts News 94 1,828 07-24-2022, 03:25 PM
    Thread: 2022 World Matchplay
Post: RE: 2022 World Matchplay

mc1958 Wrote: (07-23-2022, 08:59 PM) -- 9 darter from Gezzy Price -- Great darts by Price and the 9 darter was just icing on the cake.      It's nice to see the crowd cheering him on instead of booin...
gumbo2176 PDC darts News 94 1,828 07-23-2022, 09:03 PM
    Thread: 2022 World Matchplay
Post: RE: 2022 World Matchplay

mc1958 Wrote: (07-23-2022, 06:35 AM) -- As an aside, after the quarter finals Price now moves back up to top spot in the OOM - that may be why Wright was a bit frosty with Dimi the other night as he ...
gumbo2176 PDC darts News 94 1,828 07-23-2022, 04:10 PM
    Thread: 2022 World Matchplay
Post: RE: 2022 World Matchplay

Great match between Danny and Dirk with Danny taking the match 16-11 where Danny held it together way better down the stretch by scoring well and making his out shots. That final leg finish on the B...
gumbo2176 PDC darts News 94 1,828 07-22-2022, 09:33 PM
    Thread: 2022 World Matchplay
Post: RE: 2022 World Matchplay

Seems MVG threw out the dreaded "D" word when talking about how Aspinall was having issues with his darts at times and taking a while to settle down at the oche to let them fly. I watched most of t...
gumbo2176 PDC darts News 94 1,828 07-22-2022, 08:21 PM
    Thread: John Gwynne RIP
Post: RE: John Gwynne RIP

hitter12 Wrote: (07-22-2022, 04:56 AM) -- https://i.imgur.com/D2rjqd7l.jpg (https://i.imgur.com/D2rjqd7.jpg) Will never look at this photo the same way again. Only Stuart Pyke is the last man stan...
gumbo2176 General Darts Chat 14 277 07-22-2022, 03:18 PM
    Thread: SEEDING
Post: RE: SEEDING

notjimpike Wrote: (07-22-2022, 12:24 PM) -- I think some people have got my taken my comments the wrong way Rankings is a list of money won, so probably should be called List of Winnings So the...
gumbo2176 General Darts Chat 9 216 07-22-2022, 01:58 PM
    Thread: 2022 World Matchplay
Post: RE: 2022 World Matchplay

NeoRox Wrote: (07-22-2022, 01:15 PM) -- Dimi is a fantastic player but this huggy dart player thing puts me right off him and other players that do it. Is it just me being old school shake of the han...
gumbo2176 PDC darts News 94 1,828 07-22-2022, 01:47 PM
    Thread: Happy Birthday Hamo
Post: RE: Happy Birthday Hamo

Here's hoping it's a great day. Happy Birthday Hamo!!!
gumbo2176 Non Darts Chat 12 59 07-20-2022, 01:49 PM
    Thread: 2022 World Matchplay
Post: RE: 2022 World Matchplay

mc1958 Wrote: (07-19-2022, 09:38 PM) -- I see Wright is looking more like a clown than usual this tournament!!! -- That costume looks like the opening credits for the old "Twilight Zone" episodes fro...
gumbo2176 PDC darts News 94 1,828 07-19-2022, 10:18 PM
    Thread: Scoring
Post: RE: Scoring

Phil D Wrote: (07-19-2022, 03:18 PM) -- I really like this John Lowe interview (regarding darts practice). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yI1nt-ptKhg Have found this (back to basics + sound) a...
gumbo2176 Darts help and advice 5 95 07-19-2022, 05:41 PM
    Thread: Scoring
Post: RE: Scoring

In a nutshell, scoring relies on accuracy, and accuracy is attained through practice and a smooth, consistent throw. This may sound contrary, but I'd rather hit 3 fat 20's than hit a 5 with one...
gumbo2176 Darts help and advice 5 95 07-19-2022, 01:33 PM
    Thread: 2022 World Matchplay
Post: RE: 2022 World Matchplay

nixer55 Wrote: (07-18-2022, 10:42 PM) -- YoungStarDC Wrote: (07-18-2022, 09:54 PM) -- What is wrong with Price's hand? It seems extremely swollen. Or is it unknown? :o -- Had a broken bone in his ...
gumbo2176 PDC darts News 94 1,828 07-19-2022, 12:37 AM
    Thread: 2022 World Matchplay
Post: RE: 2022 World Matchplay

Hetta looked like he didn't know what hit him in his match against Cullen. He seemed to have that "Deer in the headlights" look most of that match.
gumbo2176 PDC darts News 94 1,828 07-17-2022, 09:09 PM
    Thread: 2022 World Matchplay
Post: RE: 2022 World Matchplay

Levonster Wrote: (07-17-2022, 04:17 PM) -- I wish Gilding the best, seems as if he has no sponsors, plays with one of my favorite dart designs, AND looks like he is using Cosmo Fit Flight stems and f...
gumbo2176 PDC darts News 94 1,828 07-17-2022, 07:13 PM
    Thread: Happy Birthday ChrisTheFish
Post: RE: Happy Birthday ChrisTheFish

Happy Birthday Chris. Hope it was a good one------Just read your post, yeah, it sounds like a great one. Have fun
gumbo2176 Non Darts Chat 15 75 07-16-2022, 10:37 PM
    Thread: nice to meet yyou
Post: RE: nice to meet yyou

Welcome to the group. Some folks make a video of their throw and post it to the group when seeking input on ways to improve it or even just see if it's a smooth, consistent throw. If you do this,...
gumbo2176 Archived Intros 16 118 07-14-2022, 02:30 PM
    Thread: New to the forum
Post: RE: New to the forum

When I saw "gweedo" I just figured another way of saying "Guido" and naturally assumed you'd be from Jersey Shore and friends with Snookie and that gang. Oh well, so much for stereotypes. ...
gumbo2176 Archived Intros 19 107 07-10-2022, 09:40 PM
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