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 AUNT SALLY
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Aunt Sally is a traditional English throwing game contested by two teams of 6 who take it in turns to throw 6 sticks each at the dolly. The aim is to knock the dolly off the spike.

Popularity
An Aunt Sally was originally a figurine head of an old woman with a clay pipe in her mouth, or subsequently a ball on a stick. The object was for players to throw sticks at the head in order to break the pipe.

Location
The game of Aunt Sally goes back at least as far as the 17th Century and has since been traditionally played in British pubs and fairgrounds.

Aunt Sally is still played as a pub game in the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.

Description
Aunt Sally is contested by two teams of eight players who throw six sticks each per leg.The aim is to knock the dolly off the spike, without hitting the spike. The game is played over three legs. The largest number of dolls scored per team wins each leg. If there is a tie in the decisive leg, each team can throw three sticks and then one until there is a decisive result. When playing In a league, legs can be tied, with two points being awarded for a leg win and one for a draw.

Dedication
If a player fails to score in a leg, it is called a blob with the ultimate embarrassment of a three blob.

Potential
When playing In a league, legs can be tied, with two points being awarded for a leg win and one for a draw. If a player fails to score in a leg, it is called a blob with the ultimate embarrassment of a three blob.

Closely Related Activities
This game bears some resemblance to a coconut shy or skittles.

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