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Offline Old Daffodil

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« on: August 03, 2010, 07:03:56 AM »
Since living in France I have seen  quite a lot of Petanque matches. It is very popular and easy to play even in a hot climate. All you need to play the game is a piece of land which is firm and a petanque set.It would be a good game to play in Turkey instead of bowls as you do not need a grassy surface. It can be played by people of all ages too and is a lot of fun.
« Last Edit: August 03, 2010, 07:07:46 AM by Daffodil »



Offline Gorgeous_bird

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« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2010, 07:13:59 AM »
All the Turkish we know love the game - we have a mini petanque set which we took out to Turkey, we take it to the beach with us- whenever we go our friends always ask us to take it. It always draws a crowd .
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« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2010, 08:46:24 AM »

Offline Old Daffodil

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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2010, 09:26:48 AM »
That looks a lovely place to play KKOB. I have seen it played here in France in many parks on just a pathway or convenient spot, not too far from a shady tree. It you drive through the villages on a Sunday you can hear the noise of petanque being played.

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« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2010, 15:15:33 PM »
You can play this anywhere - on the beach, on grass. I sometimes teased the kids by lobbing the jack well out of their range - there was always hell to pay.




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