|Pear Boy .... Drink!
A steady gaze and subtle finger adjustment, then the release and
a gently arching, spinning copper disc begins its inexorable
journey. Between your legs your cup waits, filled to regulation
height with a slight bulge of foam beyond the rim. Though the
outcome is certain, you vainly persist with the double voodoo
hex. The penny descends, the leading edge pierces the foam. As it
sinks to the bottom of your cup, adding to the already hefty
ballast, a wave of beer rises to wet your face and pear shaped
torso. A final indignity; game, set, match.
Fill", or "Schweitz": filling the cup until
it's basically overflowing.
Dowling": trying to distract your opponent as they
shoot by suddenly jerking or gesturing wildly.
Nielsen", or "A Chip": throwing the penny at
your opponent's cup so hard that, if it doesn't go in, you at
least break or knock the cup over, therefore drenching your
Bomb": a shot that is angled into your opponent's cup
with such arc that it not only goes in, but causes a splash to
drench your opponent's lap.
drinking in my spare time": alluding to the fact that
your opponent is either taking too much time between shots, or
just not making any.
cup wants the penny. The cup needs the penny": trying
to will your coin into your opponent's cup a la Uri Geller.
a command barked at your opponent as your shots begin to fall
game, set, match, care to play to [next increment of 5]?":
a taunt given by winner to loser.
let's play to [next increment of 5]": the loser's
Boy": an allusion to a historic yet failed caps team,
renowned for their desperation, heavy drinking, bulbous
physiques, and gruesome finish.
a screech of torment howled relentlessly by one of the
aforementioned Pear Boys upon losing yet another match.
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