I took my wife and kids bowling recently. Now, this was easily the first time I've hit the lanes in over five years – and I thought I had a good score going…
Until something weird happened. Really weird.
It was so strange, in fact, I’d bet you wouldn’t believe me if I just told you.
But I’ve got proof – photographic evidence – that it actually happened. I’ll show you in a minute.
I think you’ll agree it’s pretty cool – or at least that it is weird.
So… let’s take a look at this oddball frame of bowling. And when we’re done with that, I’m going to tell you why this freak occurrence can make you a better, wealthier investor.
My Bowling Move Drew a Big Crowd
If you bowl pretty often, you know a 7-10 split – what pro bowlers would call a “goalpost” or “bedpost” – can happen.
But what I got, instead, was almost like what they’d call a “Christmas tree,” but with a big difference: Instead of staying put, a front pin (I’m not sure exactly which) slid back between the middle of the seventh and 10th pins.
I don’t know what the pros would call this, but I decided to call it a “7 – 8.5 – 10 split.”
It was so strange, I pulled out my phone and took a snapshot. It looked like this:
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