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Savage Deets: Cellycam!

Who is this guy and how has he contributed to the UBA’s jargon?

The UBA Savage Deets is the UBA’s version of their Glossary; a series of terms that are used for the Underground Bowling Association. This will be updated on a regular basis.

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Celly-Cam – When a bowler leaves a weird split that is shared on social media. The term is named for the originator of this practice; Marcel ‘Celly’ Danley.

Locked – When a bowler is continuously throwing good shots and is burying them for strikes.

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Area for Days – When the bowler gets a strike, regardless of where he throws his shot.

A$$-Betting – When someone is bowling for money, loses the match and doesn’t have the funds to pay out.

Bunter – Someone who can hold their own, but is not considered elite and usually refers to themselves as not being elite – usually 200 or 2-teens

Carpet-Betting – Betting from the carpet. IE. betting on the participants bowling without actually bowling in the competition.

Celly-Cam – When a bowler leaves a weird split that is shared on social media. The term is named for the originator of this practice; Marcel ‘Celly’ Danley.

China – Very easy, or high-scoring lanes ‘These lanes were china’ means that the lanes were easy to score on.

Donut – The 0 in a match when a team gets swept 40-0.

Fish – Someone who is known to take matches and not win, losing frequents amount of money in the process.

Five Pin Payment – When a bowler misses the 5 pin in a UBA match, which usually results in them paying the club anywhere from $5 to $25, pending on each club’s rules.

Five Pin Powdering / Five Pin Smack – When a bowler misses the 5 pin in a UBA match, which usually results in them getting a handful of baby bowder as punishment.

Fleeced – Being conned. Losing money by betting towards someone who is a lot worse than advertised or against someone that is a lot better than advertised, either as a bowler or a backer. ‘You’ve been fleeced, son!’

Hitter – Someone who strikes a lot and is considered one of the elite – usually 230 or better

Locked – When a bowler is continuously throwing good shots and is burying them for strikes.

Margin of Error is Zero / El Cheapo – When a bowler must win the rest of the games in their match or they lose the match.

Run it back – Play the same gane / match again for the same stakes; similar to Double or Nothing.

Shark – Someone who usually wins action matches, and is usually really good at selecting which fish to challenge and eat their money.

Walkdown Activated / Walkdown Achieved – When a bowler is at least down by 2 games in his match and can’t afford to lose another game, but manages to win the match.

Walled Up – Very easy, or high-scoring lanes, usually referring to the bowler being able to pitch the ball on the outside segment of the lanes and it comes back in for a strike.

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