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PADDLING
When a person ignores the “THROWING LINE” or steps over it, standing closer to the dartboard than the rules will allow. Also known as WET FEET.

PATRIOT
Throwing a treble or bull that was urgently required with the first dart.

PERFECT FINISH
Ending the game with the highest score possible, namely 170. To do this a player must need exactly 170 points to win and then throw a treble 20(60 points) with the 1st dart, another treble 20(60 points) with the 2nd dart and then hit the center/double bull(50 points) with the last dart.

PERFECT GAME
When a game is started and ended with the least amount darts possible. Throwing a perfect throw every time. In a 301 game it would be a "6 Dart Checkout"(using only 6 darts) and with 501 game it would be a "9 Dart Checkout"(using only 9 darts).

PERFECT SCORE
Throwing a maximum of 180 points(3 treble 20’s) with 3 darts.

PIE or PIE-SECTION
The pie-slice / section on the dartboard opposite a specific number which includes the single areas, the treble and the double. The dartboard contains 20 such areas(no 1 – 20) excluding the single and double bull.

POOR MANS TREBLE
Throwing 3 singles of the same number Eg. 3 x 1’s or 3 x 20’s

POPCORN
When darts are thrown so close to each other that the flights are knocked off.

PREMATURE PROJECTION
When a player get so excited that he throws out of turn.


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