Why is the third game called the rubber match?
The term drives from contract bridge (the card game). There are two forms of bridge commonly played -- "duplicate", which is used in tournaments, and "rubber". A Rubber in rubber bridge consists of winning two out of three games, so if a match (or a series in sports) is tied at one-to-one, the "rubber" depends on winning that final game, hence the "rubber game" or "rubber match".
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Usually a "rubber match" or "rubber game" of a 3 game series isonly played if no one has a chance to sweep the series. If team Awins game 1 and team B wins game 2, it shows ga…me 3 can go eitherway... Sorta like how rubber can bend either way. . Thus, "Rubber game" of the series. . According to Paul Dickson's The New Dickson's BaseballDictionary (Harcourt Brace, 1999), a "rubber game" is "The last anddeciding game of a series when the previous games have been split;e.g., the seventh game of the World Series." This tie-breakingsense of "rubber" apparently originated in the pulse-poundingEnglish game of "bowls," or lawn bowling. Despite its name, bowlshas little in common with American bowling, and consists of rollingwooden balls (called "bowls") across a level green, the objectbeing to get your ball as close as possible to (but not to hit) alittle white ball at the other end of the green. "Rubber" in itstie-breaking sense first appeared in the context of bowls around1599, and was in use by the card-playing crowd (whist, bridge,etc.) by 1744. A set of three games of bridge is still generallyreferred to as a "rubber." . Unfortunately, no one knows where "rubber" in this sense came from.It appears to be unrelated to the elastic sort of "rubber."(Incidentally, our modern elastic "rubber" is short for"India-rubber," from its original source in the East Indies."Rubber" previously meant anything used to rub, smooth or clean.)Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable ventures that the term mayhave referred to two "bowls" rubbing together, a fatal error in thegame of bowls. Or it might be a metaphorical use of "rubber"(something that expunges) referring to the "sudden death" thirdgame of a series, the loss of which would conclusively "rub out"the losing team's hopes. But there is, sad to say, no solidevidence for either theory." . I think that 'rubber match' will mean the match that will decidethe rubber ie the fifth in a series of five. The term rubberdoesn't itself mean decisive.
According to Bill Kellogg - a committee member on the USA DAVISCUP- the International Tennis Federation came up with another termto distinguish between a "match between nation…s" and the"individual match between the players". The term is a tie. Forexample USA vs France is a tie. . The term "rubber" is taken from other sports like cricket. Alsoused in Bridge to stand for 2 out of 3 games. Rubber in tennis is the match between players. The dictionarydefinition says something like this: "a rubber is a decidingcontest of 2 opponents who have previously won their same number ofcontests from each other."
It's usually called a bowling game as opossed to a match.. Actually, a person bowling 10 frames, wheather alone or with someone, is a game. But if they're bowling against som…eone in competition, then its a match.
In America the third Legend of Zelda game released was titled: The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. It was the first Zelda game to be released on the super nintendo.
Are goals scored in a football match more in the last third compared to the first or second third of the game?
A rubber match is basically a tie breaker match. Whenever two guyshave each won one match against each other, the rubber match woulddetermine the winner of the series/the bett…er man.
The third and final book in 'The Hunger Games' trilogy is called ' Mockingjay' .
A rubber match (or rubber game) is a match where the winner of that match wins the series. In a three game series tied at one game a piece, the third match is the rubber match…. The third match is not called a rubber match if one team already won the first two games and is going for the sweep.
The third book is called Mocking Jay it is not the victors.!!!! i saw the cover!!! Suzanne Collins showed the cover finally!!!!! The cover is light blue with a Mocking Jay [w…hite to be exact] The book is called Mockingjay. One word. And what's with all the exclamation marks? And in England the cover is orange and red with a feather in the middle, probably a Mockingjay's.
It is confirmed that the third book will be named Mockingjay.
At first everyone said The Victors, but I hear that it will be called MockingJay. That's what I heard Suzanne Collins said. Its Mockingjay.
Professor Layton and the last time travel has now been renamed Professor Layton and the Unwound Future. Professor Layton 3, Professor Layton and the Unwound Future, has …a confirmed release date of 20 September 2010 for North America. Expect a similar release date for Europe The latest UK date for the release of Professor Layton 3 is the 22nd of October 2010, The Title for the UK version is " Professor Layton and the Lost Future "
In Ice Hockey
A hockey game is broken into Three 20 minute Periods.
In Doctor Who
It will be set inside the TARDIS and so therefore called TARDIS, and is released on the 27th of August.
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i think its sumthing to do wiv weepin angels and its out august hope this helps its not its called tardis and its out in 5 sec na its not its out now so is number 4