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    Thread: The ultimate 9-Darter?
Post: RE: The ultimate 9-Darter?

I'm pretty certain I'll go to my grave having NEVER hit a 9 darter in 501. At age 68 and having only ever hit a fair portion of the required 9 before missing, it just may never be in the cards. ...
gumbo2176 General Darts Chat 18 517 04-16-2021, 01:29 PM
    Thread: Elderly dartboards = members of the family
Post: RE: Elderly dartboards = members of the family

I've been through tons of boards over the years since I've been active in darts since the mid 80's and have had a board up in every house I've lived in since then. I actually have 2 up in my curren...
gumbo2176 Dartboards 5 144 04-15-2021, 03:20 PM
    Thread: Just one of those days.
Post: RE: Just one of those days.

Borisbbadd Wrote: (04-13-2021, 05:21 PM) -- Well throwing aside, the pizza was great. Even a couple pieces left for cold pizza this morning. My wife thinks I'm crazy, but I think cold pizza is it's ...
gumbo2176 General Darts Chat 17 376 04-13-2021, 06:22 PM
    Thread: You arrive late for a match and only have a few minutes to warm up what would you do?
Post: RE: You arrive late for a match and only have a fe...

Get as many darts in as I can in a short time, take the 3 turns at the board when called for the match, then hope for the best that I warm up quickly and do well. Truth is, I usually got to the ven...
gumbo2176 Darts help and advice 9 277 04-13-2021, 05:02 PM
    Thread: Just one of those days.
Post: RE: Just one of those days.

Well walk away with a positive attitude. At least you know you CAN hit what you are wanting to hit. Now it's just a matter of stretching those great streaks into longer time frames. One of my ...
gumbo2176 General Darts Chat 17 376 04-13-2021, 04:18 AM
    Thread: Bobby George Candelabra branded dart
Post: RE: Bobby George Candelabra branded dart

Ah, Bobby George, the English version of Mr. T with all his bling.
gumbo2176 General Darts Chat 5 270 04-12-2021, 02:12 PM
    Thread: dry fingers
Post: RE: dry fingers

Nucky Wrote: (04-11-2021, 10:30 PM) -- gumbo2176 Wrote: (04-11-2021, 07:44 PM) -- Not a single iota of disrespect taken Nucky.      Yeah, we do have our share of humidity but it's easily dealt with ...
gumbo2176 Darts help and advice 16 290 04-12-2021, 12:00 AM
  Wink Thread: dry fingers
Post: RE: dry fingers

Not a single iota of disrespect taken Nucky.      Yeah, we do have our share of humidity but it's easily dealt with when the temperatures are fairly mild.    It's when it real cold and humid and that ...
gumbo2176 Darts help and advice 16 290 04-11-2021, 07:44 PM
    Thread: Pause between turns
Post: RE: Pause between turns

Borisbbadd Wrote: (04-11-2021, 06:24 PM) -- I take a pause whenever my 66 year old "Buzzed - up" back tells me I will.  :oldguy: -- Man, I feel for anyone with back pain from injuries or just weari...
gumbo2176 Darts Practice Room 14 212 04-11-2021, 06:32 PM
    Thread: Pause between turns
Post: RE: Pause between turns

Yes, accuracy is at a premium in Cricket as, like I mentioned, an errant dart counts for nil whereas in 01 it still counts for something. You seem to have left that part of my post out in your respons...
gumbo2176 Darts Practice Room 14 212 04-11-2021, 06:00 PM
    Thread: Pause between turns
Post: RE: Pause between turns

Pidge Wrote: (04-11-2021, 04:44 PM) -- gumbo2176 Wrote: (04-11-2021, 04:14 PM) -- With Cricket being one of the main games played in the States, I find myself watching opponents throw when playing C...
gumbo2176 Darts Practice Room 14 212 04-11-2021, 04:49 PM
    Thread: Pause between turns
Post: RE: Pause between turns

Yeah, I know it's not a real popular game outside the States, but I do see a lot of soft tip tournaments incorporating Cricket, along with 01 in their formatting. It does seem odd though seei...
gumbo2176 Darts Practice Room 14 212 04-11-2021, 04:45 PM
    Thread: Pause between turns
Post: RE: Pause between turns

With Cricket being one of the main games played in the States, I find myself watching opponents throw when playing Cricket. I see Pidge is from West Yorkshire, so I feel pretty sure he doesn't play...
gumbo2176 Darts Practice Room 14 212 04-11-2021, 04:14 PM
    Thread: dry fingers
Post: RE: dry fingers

Nucky Wrote: (04-11-2021, 03:15 PM) -- I have a smirk on my face because gumbo get dry hands in Louisiana. I use the O'Keefe's too though. The only problem is that after I wash my hands, they get dry...
gumbo2176 Darts help and advice 16 290 04-11-2021, 04:04 PM
    Thread: 2021 Premier League Prediction Comp : Homepage
Post: RE: 2021 Premier League Prediction Comp : Homepage

Fento Wrote: (04-11-2021, 12:44 PM) -- not a point in night 5, can it get much worse! -- That's quite an accomplishment in and of itself.        :D
gumbo2176 General Darts Chat 29 888 04-11-2021, 12:55 PM
    Thread: Pause between turns
Post: RE: Pause between turns

I work stalling in my practice routines sometimes. I'll toss darts pretty rapid fire to warm up my arm and will play a few 301 DI/DO games, then I'll often throw 3 retrieve them, walk to the frid...
gumbo2176 Darts Practice Room 14 212 04-11-2021, 01:45 AM
    Thread: dry fingers
Post: RE: dry fingers

I suffer from dry, cracked hands in the winter months and I use O'Keeffe's Working Hands Cream. The added benefit is once it dries it gives me a great grip and is especially good for dart throwing...
gumbo2176 Darts help and advice 16 290 04-10-2021, 08:46 PM
    Thread: Please rate my throw
Post: RE: Please rate my throw

Like Papa w mentioned, elbow is just a bit low and I like to always keep my eye on the target and don't look at my darts in the off hand when relaying them to my throwing hand. I feel it helps k...
gumbo2176 Darts help and advice 10 204 04-10-2021, 04:49 PM
    Thread: 2021 Premier League Prediction Comp: Nights 6-9
Post: RE: 2021 Premier League Prediction Comp: Nights 6-...

Night Six - Monday April 19 Rob Cross 5-7 Gary Anderson (180s: 8) Jose de Sousa 7-4 James Wade (180s: 8) Jonny Clayton 6-6 Dimitri Van den Bergh (180s: 9) Glen Durrant 3-7 Michael van Gerwen (180s...
gumbo2176 General Darts Chat 18 278 04-10-2021, 03:30 PM
    Thread: 2021 Premier League
Post: RE: 2021 Premier League Prediction Comp : Homepage

mc1958 Wrote: (04-09-2021, 08:07 PM) -- gumbo2176 Wrote: (04-09-2021, 07:57 PM) -- I've noticed both referees have quit calling out the 180's with much volume.    Both George Nobel and Russ Bray hav...
gumbo2176 PDC darts News 53 2,857 04-09-2021, 08:10 PM
    Thread: 2021 Premier League
Post: RE: 2021 Premier League Prediction Comp : Homepage

I've noticed both referees have quit calling out the 180's with much volume. Both George Nobel and Russ Bray have really toned it down and calling 180's no differently than 140's. Guess not hav...
gumbo2176 PDC darts News 53 2,857 04-09-2021, 07:57 PM
    Thread: RIP Prince Philip
Post: RE: RIP Prince Philip

RIP. 99 is a long life. As an American, I've never gotten the whole "Royal Family" thing going on in England, but it's their heritage with a long line of monarchs either ruling the country or like ...
gumbo2176 Non Darts Chat 8 191 04-09-2021, 05:12 PM
    Thread: Anyone grip like this?
Post: RE: Anyone grip like this?

Migu85 Wrote: (04-09-2021, 01:21 PM) -- It works in terms of reaching the board :D But you guys are probably right, its a weird throw, that has no real benefit. and since i have about 3 grips that f...
gumbo2176 Darts For Beginners 13 331 04-09-2021, 01:53 PM
  Smile Thread: Anyone grip like this?
Post: RE: Anyone grip like this?

Yeah, that's not a grip I could use to throw with even though I do have my ring finger under the tip of the dart similar to you. I use a 4 finger grip where the thumb and index finger are near the ...
gumbo2176 Darts For Beginners 13 331 04-09-2021, 12:40 AM
    Thread: 2021 Premier League Prediction Comp : Homepage
Post: RE: 2021 Premier League Prediction Comp : Homepage

Crystal Balls, hell I don't know if even the Oracle of Delphi and Nostradamus could salvage my butt in this contest. I just seem to keep going backwards. Well, there's always next week........
gumbo2176 General Darts Chat 29 888 04-08-2021, 10:52 PM
    Thread: PDC TV
Post: RE: PDC TV

I'm watching the current Premier League play on DAZN and gave up on the PDC subscription over a year ago due to them having too many glitches at the absolute wrong time in their streams. Between s...
gumbo2176 General Darts Chat 9 304 04-07-2021, 02:31 PM
    Thread: 2021 Premier League Prediction Comp : Homepage
Post: RE: 2021 Premier League Prediction Comp : Homepage

I'm going backwards. Yesterday 4 out of 5 matches ended in ties and there are none today. Even Hamo passed me up with a fine 18 point day after a dismal 3 pointer yesterday. I'm afraid if I...
gumbo2176 General Darts Chat 29 888 04-06-2021, 11:10 PM
    Thread: 2021 Premier League Prediction Comp: Nights 1-5
Post: RE: 2021 Premier League Prediction Comp: Nights 1-...

nixer55 Wrote: (04-06-2021, 06:38 PM) -- gumbo2176 Wrote: (04-06-2021, 06:25 PM) -- nixer55 Wrote: (04-06-2021, 05:57 PM) -- Moved to comp thread... If not mistaken, entries for this week were l...
gumbo2176 General Darts Chat 31 945 04-06-2021, 07:10 PM
    Thread: 2021 Premier League Prediction Comp: Nights 1-5
Post: RE: 2021 Premier League Prediction Comp: Nights 1-...

nixer55 Wrote: (04-06-2021, 05:57 PM) -- gumbo2176 Wrote: (04-06-2021, 04:57 PM) -- I did some revisions on my predictions since I was WAY off on the 180 count in most of the games yesterday.    The...
gumbo2176 General Darts Chat 31 945 04-06-2021, 06:25 PM
    Thread: 2021 Premier League Prediction Comp: Nights 1-5
Post: RE: 2021 Premier League

I did some revisions on my predictions since I was WAY off on the 180 count in most of the games yesterday. These players make hitting 180's look effortless in many of their matches.
gumbo2176 General Darts Chat 31 945 04-06-2021, 04:57 PM
Loxley Darts.