Dart Game Terms Part 2

Dart Game Terms, part 2 includes the distinctive terms of Flat Tire, Happy Meal, Low Ton, Nines, Pie, Slop and Wet Feet for these skill games.dart game terms at gamerisms

Dart Game Terms: E - F

  • Easy In, Easy Out: refers to a dart game where a double in/out is not mandatory.
  • Fall Out or Scud: jargon for an 'accidental throw' where the player targets one number and hits another.
  • Fat: term for the section of a number valued at a single score that is located between the double and triple rings.
  • Fives: in the dart game of cricket, this term refers to the 15's.
  • Flat Tire: occurs if a dart ends up in the black area surrounding the board, thus no score.
  • Flights: feathers at the end of the dart.
  • Foot Fault: you just stepped over the throw line boundary while shooting.
Dart Game Terms: G - H
  • Game On: call made at the start of the game to maintain silence.
  • Game Shot: shot that wins the game for a player.
  • Good Group: term for 3 darts that land in a close grouping.
  • Half a Crown: jargon for score=26.
  • Happy Meal: jargon for score=69.
  • Hat Trick: a dart player's dream=striking the bull with all three darts.
  • Heinz: of course, it is score=57.
  • High Ton: jargon for 150-180 score.
  • Hockey: refers to the throw line.
Dart Game Terms: I – O
  • Island: term for the playing area of the dartboard located inside the double wire surrounding it.
  • Knurl: players get a better hold on this barrel area of the arrow.
  • Leg: term for 1 game of a dart match.
  • Load: jargon for score=180.
  • Low Ton: refers to 100-149 score.
  • Lower Class: term for score of 29.
  • Mark: dart that scores in the game of cricket.
  • Match: refers to a game series, usually determined by the winner of 2 out of 3 dart games played.
  • Money Dart: term for the dart that wins it all in tournament play.
  • Mugs Away: announcement that losers play first at the next darts game.
  • Nines: in the game of cricket, nines refers to the 19's.
  • Oche: line from where a player stands and throws the darts.
  • On Your Knees: lingo for a player who must get a double 3.
  • Oxo: term for a score of 1 round=0.
Dart Game Terms: P
  • Perfect Game: less is better for this win, thus 6 darts for 301 and 9 darts for 501.
  • Pie: refers to the scoring sections of the board.
  • Plastic Darts: term for soft-tipped arrows/darts.
  • Point Monger or Monger: dart player who scores a whole lot of points in a game of cricket.
  • Poor Man's Triple or PMT: action of throwing 3 singles of the same number.
  • Popcorn: situation where 3 darts that are tightly grouped in one or more flights being knocked away.
Dart Game Terms: R
  • Rail: refers to steep-tipped board wire.
  • Robin Hood: dart throw that results in striking one dart onto the back of another that has already landed on the board.
  • Rock: jargon for shot, speed arrow/dart.
  • Rotation: refers to a game of darts.
  • Round: occurs when one darts player shoots 3 darts.
  • Round of 9 or RO9: refers to game round where a darts player hits 3 triples.
  • Round the Clock: darts game wherein each number is hit in numerical order.
  • Route 66: jargon for score=66 on a throw.
  • Rubber: refers to the final of a 3-game match.
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  • Sevens: refers to the 17's in a cricket game of darts.
  • Shaft: located behind the barrel of a dart and controls the flight.
  • Shanghai: occurs when a player hits a triple, double and a single in the same row.
  • Shelly Shot: occurs when the first arrow in a cricket game hits a triple 19.
  • Sheriff: term for dart player who currently holds the game lead.
  • Shut Out, Skunk or Whitewash: refers to a win before a challenger has doubled in.
  • Single Bull: term for the bullseye outer ring=25 points.
  • Single In or SI: darts game where it is not mandatory for a player to double in.
  • Single Out or SO: darts game where it is not mandatory for a player to double out.
  • Six Dart Out: term for a 'perfect' won with only 6 darts playing a 301 double in/out darts game.
  • Sixes: term for the cricket 16's.
  • Slice: refers to the wedge of a specific number in a darts game.
  • Slip Shot: jargon for score=28.
  • Slop: refers to an 'accidental win' whereby the dart scores even with a miss.
  • Small Pie: section between the bullseye and triple ring that is considered to be a single number.
  • Spider or Spider Web: jargon for the marked target areas located on the dartboard.
  • Splash: Score made by dart hitting the wrong part of the dartboard.
  • Split the 11: occurs when a dart hits the two digits for 11 on the number ring.
  • Steady: refers to score=60.
  • Straight Off: game in which a dart player is not required to double out.
  • Straight On: game in which a dart player is not required to double in.
  • Sunset Strip: jargon for 1 throw=77 points.
Dart Game Terms: T
  • Three in a Bed: term for 3 darts=3 triple 15's that land in the same scoring area.
  • Tin Hat: jargon for 0, nada, nothing=no score.
  • Ton: refers to score=100 points in a round.
  • Ton 80: refers to score=180 points or 3 triple 20's.
  • Tops: yes, it is tops=double 20.
  • Triple Ring: valued at triple times at the inner ring of the board.
  • Trombones: refers to a round score=76 points.
  • Two and Six: term for round score=26 points.
  • Two Fat Ladies: lingo for round score=88 points.
Dart Game Terms: U - Z
  • Upstairs: we are talking about the upper section of the dartboard.
  • Wet Feet: player who has 'stepped over the line' with a foot fault violation.
  • White Horse: jargon for a 3 triple score during one round of a cricket game.
  • White Moment: refers to the darts player with the winning advantage.
  • Widdy: term for dart with feathers on the end and wooden steel tips.
  • Winger Dart: this darts scores after deflecting off another already on the dartboard.
  • Wiring: When a dart bounces off a wire
  • Wood: refers to section surrounding the dartboard, but off the scoring area.
  • Woody: jargon for a dart that lands in the wood.
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