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9 pin no tap, means if you throw your first ball down the lane and take out only 9, then it is a strike and the lane resets to 10 pins and you move on to the next frame. Ninepin Bowling and 9 pin no tap are not the same thing. Ninepin bowling is a type of "bowling." No tap is a game type played within "Tenpin" (traditional US alley bowling).

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No tap or 9 pin is where on the 1st ball if you get a 9 it is a strike

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if you knok 8,9,or 10 pins on the first roll its a strike.anything less you have to try to pick up the spare.

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