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NAIL
Another word for hitting a single 1. Also see "BUCKET" or "BAG OF NAILS

NINE DART CHECKOUT
Starting and ending the 01 Game 501, with only 9 darts. This is the quickest way ultimately possible and it takes 9 successive perfect throws to accomplish this. Also known as a NINE DARTER or 9 Dart Finish.

NINES
Refers to the number 19 in the game of cricket.

NO SENSE OF HUMOUR
Spectators will act playfully disgusted when a player deliberately throws to another part of the dartboard to prevent him getting an embarrassing score called a “FISH” or a “WANKERS FIFTY”

NOT OLD
Throwing a score of 37 by usually hitting a single 20, a single 5 and single 12. This phrase had its origin from a Monty Python sketch.


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