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Author's Note: How Ladder Ball Works

How serendipitous that I received this assignment exactly five days after playing ladder ball for the first time at a friend's Fourth of July BBQ. There were a couple of good-natured disputes between veteran players about the rules, and I was intrigued to find out who was right.

From my reading on multiple ladder-ball sites, I think they were both sort of right. It was the no-bouncing-off-the-ground variation in dispute, and we ultimately went with an OK-to-bounce rule. No one accomplished the feat, to my disappointment, and I've come away from this topic with the feeling it's wise to keep the rule sheet that comes with your particular set (if you're a stickler for such things). They seem to vary by manufacturer.

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