Perfect Game

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The Perfect Game As I open the doors to the bowling alley I catch the smell of stale cigarettes, and I hear the distinctive sound of pins crashing down. I walk towards the desk when I see a group of people cheering on a bowler. I stroll over to see what's going on. I notice the computer and see the bowlers name is Tom, and he's in the tenth frame. He has nine strikes in the previous frames. Tom is only three strikes away from a perfect game. I start thinking to myself that Tom must be one heck of a bowler, but then I see that his average is only a 160. It just goes to that you don't have to be great to do great things. I'm not great but I go bowling because it's fun, and it gives me a chance to hang out with my friends.

I like bowling because it gives me a chance to unwind and have some fun. I', not the best bowler in the world, but compared to my friends I'm not that bad. I have my own ball, shoes, and my own caring case. My ball is purple and yellow, and it weighs 16 pounds which compared to most that weigh about 12. I go comic bowling with my friends every Sunday, and I take bowling at Lakeland for a gym credit.

Bowling is something that I enjoy doing on a regular basis and will continue to enjoy it for the rest of my life.

I also like bowling because it gives me a chance to hang out with my friends. A good thing about bowling is that it doesn't matter if your good or not. Most of my friends aren't good but they still enjoy bowling. Bowling gives...