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Darts where do I start! From the good old days with Leighton Rees and Jocky Wilson fighting it out with cigarettes and alcohol! To the modern game with flags and gorgeous models leading the darter out to theme music. Phil `The Power` Taylor coming out to I got the Power and Colin `Jaws` Lloyd ... Read review

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Community Level 3kingbill

kingbill

Ladies & Gentlemen. Lets....Play...Darts! Review with images

AdvantagesGreat fun, Can drink beer and still throw well!

DisadvantagesGets annoying when your off target!

"Darts where do I start! From the good old days with Leighton Rees and Jocky Wilson fighting it out with cigarettes and alcohol! To the modern game with flags and gorgeous models leading the darter out to theme music. Phil `The Power` Taylor coming out to I got the Power and Colin `Jaws` Lloyd comeing out to Jaws Ray `Barny` Barneveld and James "The MAchine" Wade dating the sky sports presenter Helen Chamberlain! The game has really commercialised ..." Read review
25.10.2006

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Bellies...Boilers... Bullseyes...and Beer! Review with images

AdvantagesSome like it

DisadvantagesSport?

"I reckon the darts commentary on TV sounds like mathematicians having orgasms.180!!!!!!!!!!! LOL. Then you can just hear the muffled wife under the flab saying, '65 more like luv! I wonder if the darts players other halves ever ask for a kiss on the double top and three in the treble twenty.lol. Darts is not a virile sport guys and it wasnt particularly a sexy week on the BBC for its world championship coverage. Like snooker it's strictly a lazy television ..." Read review
16.01.2011

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Community Level 2joemarsh

joemarsh

onnneeee hundredddd and eightyyyyy

Advantageschallanging, fun, educating!

Disadvantagesarm ache!

"...matter on make) and some darts (doesnt matter on make again!), position the dartboard 5'8" up and wall, stand 7'9" away from it and start throwing! Im sure you will begin to enjoy this sport as much as me and many others as it is fun, easy, relaxing but sometimes pressurizing and a great way to socialise. If you would like to watch the game to get more of an idea of it then the main person i would recommend to watch is Phil 'the power' Taylor as ..." Read review
31.08.2006

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Community Level 7costas1234

costas1234

darts in general

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"I watch darts on sky sports watching the Premier League and watch it for a few months from January - May when the finals take place. This brings the best players from the PDC and in a tournament every Thursday evening on sky sports. It is a shame that the BBC's BDO event is not as popular in general, but the best players are with the PDC. Phil Taylor has largely dominated the sport for over 2 decades, and it is interesting in the past year that other ..." Read review
15.04.2011

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Community Level 1scotlands_...

scotlands_mr_cool

the greatest game in the world

AdvantagesIt learns you to count & you have great pleasure playing

Disadvantages

"Darts is one of the worlds greatest game because you need balance,concentration,perfect nerves of steel.Because a lot of good darts players in the world but if you practise you will become one of the best players!, like raymond barnavel & also phil taylor because they have got balance,concentration & perfect nerves.The best dart board to buy in my opinion is the wummo world darts champion board because you do not get as much bounce of the board when ..." Read review
12.07.2000

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