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Five-pin bowling

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  1. a bowling variant which is only played in Canada, where most bowling alleys offer it, either alone or in combination with ten-pin bowling

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  2. There are three groups overseeing the major tournaments in five pin bowling

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  3. devised around 1909 by Thomas F. Ryan in Toronto, Ontario, at his Toronto Bowling Club, in response to customers who complained that the ten-pin game was too strenuous

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  4. cut five tenpins down to about 75% of their size, and used hand-sized hard rubber balls, thus inventing the original version of five-pin bowling

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  5. All modern bowling centres use automated pin-setting machines (first used in 1957) to reset the pins after each ball is thrown

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