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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-29-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,855
Posted By Widdershins
I would happily play on tone poles as no solid...

I would happily play on tone poles as no solid putts would get robbed, either mine or anybody's.

I continue to hear bad players defend baskets. If your putt spits out then it must have been...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-13-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By Widdershins
With 8 players the easiest format is random draw...

With 8 players the easiest format is random draw best shot doubles. This is also the most popular as many players are resistant to trying new things. If however you had a more open minded group...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-26-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,606
Posted By Widdershins
The best part is getting out of the house. Being...

The best part is getting out of the house. Being cooped up for months would drive me crazy (crazier?). How a dedicated golfer takes the winter off is beyond my understanding. Unless you are a...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-24-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 19,131
Posted By Widdershins
I wonder who the Professor is?

I wonder who the Professor is?
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-16-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,217
Posted By Widdershins
Mids fill a relatively small role in my game,...

Mids fill a relatively small role in my game, that 150' to 250' gap. Not a big distance gap but a crucial, often needed gap.

Of the various mids I carry my most understable ones get the most use,...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-16-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,917
Posted By Widdershins
There is a 2nd component. Efficacy, as bfowler...

There is a 2nd component. Efficacy, as bfowler notes above is the 1st component. The 2nd is injury avoidance.

Good form achieves the results without breaking down the body, even considering...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-07-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,780
Posted By Widdershins
Go to a paved parking lot and practice skips,...

Go to a paved parking lot and practice skips, overheads and rollers. Then sand off the scuff marks and test it on air shots to see how much it changed (if at all). Repeat as needed. Keep in mind...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-31-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,809
Posted By Widdershins
Does criticism help or hinder? Even if...

Does criticism help or hinder?

Even if criticism is done respectfully, with the best of intentions, how likely is the target of that criticism to be aided by it? This website has lots of reviews...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-30-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,355
Posted By Widdershins
If you like the feel of Discraft's ESP plastic...

If you like the feel of Discraft's ESP plastic then both the ESP Nuke and ESP Crank are far gliding discs with less stability than a new Force.

The Force has never worked for me (too overstable to...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 10-30-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,809
Posted By Widdershins
The new course sucks. What should I say?

When I started playing, 2 decades ago, this course was my favorite in the state. Over the years it has been modified and reworked. Sometimes at the insistence of the park, sometimes at the whim of...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-24-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 8,345
Posted By Widdershins
Because they can.

Because they can.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-17-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,306
Posted By Widdershins
My doctorate is not in medicine but this in no...

My doctorate is not in medicine but this in no way impedes my diagnosis. Or diminishes my bill.

Your right shoulder takes all the stress and abuse and remains functional while your left shoulder...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-03-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,722
Posted By Widdershins
The big arm GM's, Jim Oates, Gregg Hosfeld, Jim...

The big arm GM's, Jim Oates, Gregg Hosfeld, Jim Myers, etc., all handily reach 400'+. At Worlds a few years ago I saw Jim Conrad throw at lot farther, probably in the 500' range.

But GM division...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-03-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,495
Posted By Widdershins
Nice job gcr russell! A great resource. The...

Nice job gcr russell! A great resource.

The list could be much more useful if someone would provide summaries of the videos-beyond the blurbs of who is in it like a rating of the video's quality,...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 09-27-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,256
Posted By Widdershins
"ART" is exactly right. Rollers are not a...

"ART" is exactly right.

Rollers are not a science they are an art. I don't know why this is. It's all about feel and touch.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-27-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,301
Posted By Widdershins
Baaah. Baaahaaahhaaahh.

Baaah. Baaahaaahhaaahh.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-27-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,403
Posted By Widdershins
Oh Yeah! I like the sound, the style, the...

Oh Yeah!

I like the sound, the style, the voice. New verses could grow out of this song...and should.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 09-26-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,810
Posted By Widdershins
There is really only one way to be a confident...

There is really only one way to be a confident putter. You must make putts.

Who are the most confident putters? Those who make the most putts.

No technique or head game or psychobabble can...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-26-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 79
Poll: Shortest Ace
Views: 3,868
Posted By Widdershins
Somewhere around 30 to 40 feet. When you play...

Somewhere around 30 to 40 feet. When you play skip a basket (teepad 1 to basket 2, etc) some holes are much longer some much shorter. Some of the short ones are putting range but not necessarily...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-14-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,515
Posted By Widdershins
League players won't let others play through? My...

League players won't let others play through? My experience is the group least likely to let others play through is a mob of casuals with more beers than discs.

League players are more likely to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-14-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 11,515
Posted By Widdershins
I have used a camping stool for years. Not to...

I have used a camping stool for years. Not to sit on during the round but to put my bag on. It keeps the bag (and straps) out of the dirt, mud, snow, whatever. So when I toss the bag into the car...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-06-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 12,063
Posted By Widdershins
Some players play the game seriously, some don't....

Some players play the game seriously, some don't. I play seriously. I try very hard to throw good shots. I try to improve my game. I show courtesy to others at a Pro tournament level and expect...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-06-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 12,063
Posted By Widdershins
This is a great line. So funny. So true. ...

This is a great line. So funny. So true.

There is a well known local Pro who talks up his game like he is a disc golf god. While he is good he ain't no Climo. I have played many rounds where...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 08-27-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,961
Posted By Widdershins
Minimum? Fooey on the minimum. I carry as...

Minimum? Fooey on the minimum.

I carry as many discs as I can get away with. My cart lets me haul about 25. I would like a few more.

More discs=more shots=more practice. We all have time...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 08-18-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By Widdershins
It sounds like you are throwing with a cleaner,...

It sounds like you are throwing with a cleaner, flatter, smoother release. Congrats. Should you disc up? Sure. And disc down and all around.

When your form improves it is time to find out...
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