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382 U.S. Route 1
Scarborough, ME
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How to Score
A game consists of 10 boxes, in which not more than 3 balls are allowed for each box.
If all pins are felled by first ball it is a strike and is marked with a double line. Strike
If all pins are felled by first 2 balls it is a spare and marked with a single line. Spare
If all pins are felled by 3 balls it is a ten box and marked by an X.
A strike permits you to score ten plus a bonus of the pins felled by the 1st and 2nd balls of your next box.
A spare permits you to score ten plus a bonus of the pins felled by the 1st ball of your next box.
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In the 1st box:
You fell 8 pins after 3 balls
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In the 2nd box:
You fell 7 pins after 3 balls totaling 15
In the 3rd box:
You fell all pins with 3 balls
In the 4th box:
You fell all 10 pins with 1 ball scoring a strike. You add the first 2 balls of the 5th box to the strike (10 + 5)
In the 5th box:
Finish rolling the 3rd ball and total down after all 3 balls is 9
In the 6th box:
You fell all 10 pins in 2 balls scoring a spare. Your spare is worth 10 plus pins fallen from the first ball of the 7th box. In this case 6.
In the 7th box:
Finish rolling the 2nd and 3rd ball and total down after all 3 balls is 8
In the 8th box:
You fell 9 pins after 3 balls
In the 9th box:
You scored a strike
In the 10th box:
You scored a spare filling your strike with a 10 and a total being 20 in your 9th box. To finish out the 10th box and your spare roll 1 ball and add it to your spare (10+8=18).
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