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A girl at the beach speaking to volleyball players: Hey,
anyone got next game? Are there volunteers for the next game?

Player: You guys.
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I think this means "is anyone scheduled for the next game," i.e. using the court.
Thanks, Delmobile!
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To just add a wrinkle to what Del has said,
In barroom pool, where you deposit money in the table to release the balls for the next game, the practice is often observed of allowing anyone to challenge the winner of the game in progress by placing the necessary coins on the table. Thus this person "reserves" the next game. Not currently frequenting the beach or the barroom, I don't know if this fits. [D]
Avangi the practice is often observed of allowing anyone to challenge the winner of the game in progress by placing the necessary coins on the table.


Hi, Avangi

I can't catch on to what you meant by "the winner of the game in progress". In my book, if a game is in progress, this means that there's no winner yet. The other way around, if there's the winner of the game, the game is no longer in progress.

Could you elaborate ?
MrPernicketyI can't catch on to what you meant by "the winner of the game in progress". In my book, if a game is in progress, this means that there's no winner yet. The other way around, if there's the winner of the game, the game is no longer in progress.

Could you elaborate ?
Pardon me for jumping in.

The idea is that if a game is in progress there will, clearly, be a winner at some point (barring natural disasters, terrorist attacks, acts of war, etc. Emotion: smile) so that the person placing the coins on the table will play the eventual winner.
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RayHPardon me for jumping in.

The idea is that if a game is in progress there will, clearly, be a winner at some point (barring natural disasters, terrorist attacks, acts of war, etc. ) so that the person placing the coins on the table will play the eventual winner.


Hi, Ray

Thanks for chiming in, your idea makes sense. In fact, only after I posted my question did I think of this same idea.

As a matter of fact we should consider the fact that some games can end in a tie, but I guess this doesn't apply to the barpool where there's always the winner.
Greetings, gentlemen, and thanks. Shall we call it a draw? Emotion: beerEmotion: beerEmotion: beer
No pun intended, but I'll keep it!
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