Alright, ladies and gents. The Beer Pong Triangle Rule – Chuggie’s Official House Rules” post is here to protect you from some serious beer pong shame. I’m here to make sure you know the ins and outs of this beer pong variation, so you can crush your competition. Who says you can’t be entertained while learning? This blog post is entertaining, I promise. Get ready for some kickass videos, memes, GIFS, and tips and strategies to seriously up your game.
First, it’s important to make sure you have the right beer pong equipment when you’re hosting. Here are 8 of my favorites:
- Regulation Beer Pong Table
- Beer Pong House Rules Sign
- Balls for Beer Pong
- Red Solo Plastic Cups
- Beer Pong Rack
- Beer, and lots of it!
Here are my 3 favorite glow-in-the-dark accessories:
- Glow in the Dark Beer Pong Cups
- Glow in the Dark Beer Pong Table With Dry Erase Surface
- Beer Bong With Glow in the Dark Funnel
The Beer Pong Triangle Rule
aka Bermuda Triangle Rule
Unsurprisingly, there’s more than one name for this variation. (Kind of like many of the other beer pong rules. Here’s looking at you, Island Rule!) People call it the Beer Pong Triangle Rule, the Bermuda Triangle Rule, and even the Threesome Beer Pong Rule.
Okay, the only person who called it the “Threesome” rule was a pervy wannabe. Isn’t it fun to meet random drunks at beer pong parties?
The Beer Pong Triangle Rule comes into play when you only have three cups left and they they aren’t touching each other.
This is one of the rare occasions when the opposing team isn’t allowed to ask for reracks. After they hit one of the 3 remaining cups, they can ask for a rerack again. (If they haven’t already used up all of their reracks, that is.)
Chuggie’s Official Beer Pong Rules List states that teams may only request reracks when they have an even number of cups remaining.
- When you or you’re opponents find yourself stuck with this formation of cups you cannot call the “Island Rule.”
- To be able to call the “Island Rule,” you need to only have 3 cups left, that’s true.
- However, in the Island Rule, one of the cups can’t be touching the other cups.
- The difference in the Beer Pong Triangle Rule is that none of the cups can be touching each other
Bounce Shots = No Go
You might be thinking “duhhh” during this section, but you know how drunk people get. Beligerent, and they looove to argue. So, this is a good point to have listed on your house rules list.
In the Bermuda Triangle Beer Pong Rule, the neighboring cups have to be because of honest hit cups. In other words, if they’re touching because they slid away from each other, that’s a no go. Swatting away bounce shots also doesn’t count.
How to Be a Kickass Host
Display Your House Rules For Beer Pong
If you’re hosting the next beer pong night, make sure to display your Beer Pong House Rules on a poster or sign. That way nobody can bitch about the rules. House rules always go, so make sure people know the rules up front
Hosting? You’re Awesome
First of all, you’re awesome. Whether you’re hosting in the basement of a fraternity house or in an apartment, you rock. Hosts get stuck cleaning up the next morning, so use use beer pong house rules to your advantage. So own this authority! In fact, I recommend laughing diabolically as you devise penalties.
Triangle Beer Pong Rule:
Tips & Strategies
#1. Pre-Game to Land That Triangle Shot
Why do we love beer pong so much? Well, you’re getting drunk and throwing balls around. Obviously, that’s the number one reason. But the next best reason is that you get better the drunker you get! So, get out of your head a little by doing a couple shots or playing a round of Most Likely. Liquid courage helps almost every newbie throw better.
After that, the shots you’ve practiced, it’ll will be a cinch to land when under pressure. If you’re really brand new, make sure to watch the 3 videos at the end of this post.
#2. Dress for Success
Dress to Impress! Whether you want to go sexy, cute, hilarious, or weird, go with whatever makes you feel best. Who knows? You just might leave the party with the guy/girl you’ve been crushing on for the past 3 months.
#3. Relax, And You’ll Throw Better!
Sometimes getting too competitive ruins the fun. Remember, the number one reason is to have fun! Even if you troll, you still spent time being fucking awesome. After all, now you’re a Triangle Beer Pong Rule master.
#4. Practice Makes Perfect
As cliche as it is to say, practice really does make perfect. So watch all the videos you can (we have even more for you coming up!), and get your trick shots down pat.
#5. Plan Your Underwear Accordingly
You never know what kind of rules or shenanigans are going down during beer pong games, of course. Especially if house rules include the Naked Lap. With this in mind, be prepared to be pants-less.
#6. Make Sure Everyone Knows the House Rules
It’s unlikely you’ll have to do anything humiliating in the sense of the Beer Pong Triangle Rule. However, not all rules are so kind. For example, you might end up having to run around naked, play the game in your underwear, or announce to everyone that you’re “so and so’s” bitch. Know what you’re getting into!