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Have you ever played “beersbee” (or “polish darts”)? I miss that game.
When my season ended with the Alaska Aces, we had a couple barbecues where we played it, and it’s an absolute blast. The game:
You get two pieces of PVC piping, or really, any type of pole, and jam them into the ground on either side of a yard. Then you balance empty beer bottles on top of those poles.
You split up into two teams of two, and stand beside your pole/bottle set-up. You then take turns throwing a frisbee and your opponents set up.
I don’t remember the scoring system, but it’s something like: You get one point for knocking the bottle to the ground by hitting the pole, two points if you knock it off and the frisbee gets to the ground as well, and three if you cleanly hit the bottle and both the frisbee and bottle go down. I think you play to 21. (*Note: the previous paragraph was complete guesswork.)
After your opponent hits your set-up, you can catch the beer bottle and frisbee and void the points, so one guy usually is assigned the bottle catcher, and one the frisbee catcher. Even if the frisbee catcher just straight drops it – no pole involved – there’s a point awarded to the frisbee thrower (throw has to be reasonably catchable).
Anyway, next time you’re messing around in the backyard, give it a go. I promise it’s fun.
(Oh, and everything has to be done one-handed, cause you’re, y’know, holding a beer.
I know I can’t always keep you fully entertained on the blog, but if this fails to keep you busy for a few minutes, then your standards are way too high. Sent to me from the folks at www.hockeygods.com, THIS:
Wow, right? Go check out their site to offer encouragment so they’ll do more of the same.
And last, I thought this was terrific: