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For instance, sometimes the objective might be to flip an opponent's quoit out of play.
If no other ringers were scored and the same player also has the nearest quoit, an extra 1 point is scored.
How many strides apart can you and a friend stand and still throw and catch a quoit, small ball or beanbag between you?
Like bowling or curling, the nearest quoit to the peg won the game.
Together these standing stones form a good example of a closed box quoit.