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    Default VH Links Mundane Sports Achievements Thread

    I thought I would start a thread that let's us brag about stupid glorified sports moments in our lives...whether it be wiffle ball, backyard football, yard darts, bocce ball....WHATEVER you did great or unbelievable during a time of leisure.
    Mine happened about a year ago...at work. During slow periods in the wintertime, or after work, a group of us guys throw rocks at various (usually unattainable) targets in the parking lot. One of my co-workers pointed out a light pole about 300 feet away... up a ramp...and behind a fence. He said ''I'll give you five bucks if you hit any part of that pole, dickhead." I though what the fuck, I'll give it a try....I was a pitcher and a shortstop for many years, so I thought my arm was decent enough to come CLOSE. So, I loosened up my shoulder and elbow to let the rock fly with minimal pain.....Sure enough, when I saw it was on line, it proceeded to knock out the light fixture...it surprised the hell outta me and every witness....and later told the manager it must have been a bird. So I had to try it again...(for double or nothin of course) *DonG*The next one hit the middle of the pole.....by this time we're all in amazement, and my buddy is PISSED....so he's like " if you hit it this time it's all you can drink at the local bar on me tonight" ....figuring the odds are not good at all.. (Think about it, the pole is 2 feet in diameter, about 40 ft. tall, 300 feet away, up a hill, and behind a 10ft fence)..and $10 ahead, there isn't much to lose. Fuckin' right....it barely hits the bottom third of the pole to make it a HAT TRICK! and a free drunken good time that night!!
    If you have a good mundane sports achievement, give it a shout out on this thread. I'm hoping to get some insane stories going on here!
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    I crashed into a 9 year old girl at the Go-Kart track a couple of weeks ago...

    (At least it didn't start out with "This one time at band camp...")
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    In 9th grade I won the state hackey sack competition.

    6 years ago, I scored even par for 18 holes of golf at pumpkin ridge golf course. 4 bogeys and 4 birdies. I'm much more proud of that one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by seenbad
    In 9th grade I won the state hackey sack competition.

    6 years ago, I scored even par for 18 holes of golf at pumpkin ridge golf course. 4 bogeys and 4 birdies. I'm much more proud of that one.
    I did even par 3 years ago for 11 holes and I thought I was the shit....good job bro!!!!

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    Don't know if it qualifies as a sport or as an acheivement but I once was dealt a royal flush in a game of 5-card stud...

    Too bad it was a nickel-dime-quarter game...
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    Mostly bowling stuff.

    300's, 800's, one of six idiots in the history of the ABC to bowl a sanctioned 292 game. Yes that actually is the first 11 strikes and then a 2 count on the last ball.

    Won lots tourneys, shit like that.
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    Speaking of bowling - I once threw a ball right-handed that landed two lanes over! (this is candlepins where the ball is smaller)

    If there are records for running slow, I probably hold some of 'em!

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    HAHA, my dad's had the ball hang up on his thumb and thrown the ball one lane over. That was in league and it counted, so he was a tad embarrassed.

    Always wanted to try candele pin, we don't have that here, that's an East Coast thing. I know it's hard, like 110 is like shooting 230.
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    Recently, I completed a Dog The Bounty Hunter marathon.

    A while back, I jumped to the wrong conclusion about VHIII.
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    I beat a Mustang GT (older, probably 2000-2002) off the line with my GTO the other day.
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    Great thread here. Back during my college days, my buddies and I would play pick up basketball games regularly. Our day would basically consist of sleeping really late, usually missing our morning classes, occassionally make it to our afternoon classes. About 7pm, we would go the rec center and play full court games for 3-4 hours at a time. Afterwards, we would go to Blockbuster, rent games, and stay up til 3 or 4 am drinking beer and then repeating the same the next day. One day we were playing as we usually do. As you can tell by my sig, I'm a huge Pistons fan and I used to like Rodman when he was "normal". So during one game, I was fighting for this rebound w/another guy. I kept tapping it up and tapping it up until I jumped up and grabbed the rebound-mind you, I'm the embodiment of White Men Can't Jump. One of my buddies yelled to me, "Yea man, just like Dennis Fucking Rodman!!" after I cleared the rebound. I turned to him and said, "Hell yes!!" and then proceeded to throw the pass to a guy on the other team. Du'oh. I also almost got into a fight w/a buddy of mine while we played against each other, as we were both highly competitive and hated to lose. Ah the memories
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZeoHalen
    I beat a Mustang GT (older, probably 2000-2002) off the line with my GTO the other day.
    I should hope so.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brett
    Mostly bowling stuff.

    300's, 800's, one of six idiots in the history of the ABC to bowl a sanctioned 292 game. Yes that actually is the first 11 strikes and then a 2 count on the last ball.

    Won lots tourneys, shit like that.
    Damn, I've bowled 6 strikes in a row twice, but that seems kinda minor now. How many 300 games have you bowled?

    Only other thing I have is that in the 9th grade I had 13 straight serves in gym class volleyball. I was bad at volleyball - and everything else. I hope my kids are more athletic than me.

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    Have no idea, maybe 8 or 9 sanctioned 300's if I had to guess. But I've been bowling since I was 7 and did some regional pro touring 8 years ago. Believe me, most pros have 15-20 300's at least.

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    Great topic. My favourite is playing Cricket quite a few years ago I hit 3 sixes in 5 balls (for those uninitiated, a six is the equivalent of a home run in baseball ie you hit the ball out of the park).
    My innings went like this:
    First Ball: Six
    Second Ball: Missed (no score)
    Third Ball: Six
    Fourth Ball: Six
    Fifth Ball: Out (caught on the boudary - would've been a six if it wasn't caught).
    The score sheet next to my name showed the figures: 6,6,6 I should've got it framed.
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