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RAIL
The thin wire between each pie section of the dartboard.

REDEEMER
The last dart thrown excellently, redeeming the two previous poor efforts eg. hitting the treble. Sometimes referred to as a "REV"

RIGHT CHURCH, WRONG PEW
The term for aiming and hitting a double or triple, but a different number. Also known as "DADDY’S BED", "DADDY’S", "DADDY" or "RIGHT HOUSE, WRONG BED"

ROBIN HOOD
When one dart is thrown into the flight or shaft of another.

ROOM
When all three darts are thrown in a specific pie-section of a specific number. Eg. 1 x treble 20, 1 x double 20 and 1 x single 20 etc. Also see BED

ROUND
Throwing 3 darts. Same as one throw.eg "It’s your round", or "your turn to throw", meaning your turn to throw your 3 darts.

ROUND OF NINE
When 3 trebles are thrown with 3 darts during the game of cricket.

ROUND THE CLOCK
A game which can be played with others or by yourself, where the aim is to hit every number on the board in numerical sequence(20 – 1 or 1 – 20), finishing with the outer bull and lastly the inner bull. Also a great way to practice accuracy, but instead of ending with the bulls only, include a specific double(eg. double 20)specific treble(treble 20), the outer bull and finally the inner bull in your sequence.

ROUTE 66
Scoring 66 points by throwing 3 darts. Also known as "CLICKIDY CLICK".

RUBBER
The last game of a 3 game match.


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