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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-22-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 11,522
Posted By jeverett
I would suspect a lot of the variation in scores...

I would suspect a lot of the variation in scores you saw in that data set was also due to actual differences in player ability. It looked like you have everything from MPO down through MA4 (as well...
Forum: Tournaments 01-06-2016, 01:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,779
Posted By jeverett
I'd be really interested to see data on this...

I'd be really interested to see data on this topic as well. :) I'm afraid the only empirical data I can contribute is this:

Based on a ~1500 throw sample size, a mixed field of (local) players,...
Forum: Course Design 01-05-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By jeverett
No problem. Yes, you can PM me here. :)

No problem. Yes, you can PM me here. :)
Forum: Course Design 01-04-2016, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By jeverett
Technically, courses don't have ratings.. a...

Technically, courses don't have ratings.. a 'scratch score average' (SSA) for a particular event and layout is computed for each sanctioned event played at that course, and that SSA could fluctuate...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 12-03-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,299
Posted By jeverett
Well, for a start the 2014 Worlds in Portland, OR...

Well, for a start the 2014 Worlds in Portland, OR utilized the following (permanent) courses:

Milo McIver (http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=416) (technically the two 18-hole courses...
Forum: Tournaments 11-04-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 127,266
Posted By jeverett
It's the tech standards for discs for this tour...

It's the tech standards for discs for this tour that are really boggling my mind.. rim widths up to 2.75cm allowed.. and perforations (holes) in the flight plate up to 3 inches (note: why both Metric...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-13-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,347
Posted By jeverett
It's unlikely to mess with the ratings system...

It's unlikely to mess with the ratings system much at all. Unless the person is also playing at least 8 sanctioned rounds within a two-year period, they won't be a propagator for computing round...
Forum: Tournaments 08-07-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 114,465
Posted By jeverett
Par + 4

Par + 4
Forum: Course Development 08-04-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By jeverett
When it comes to artificial OB, a nice guideline...

When it comes to artificial OB, a nice guideline is that anytime you are artificially penalizing players in the target group more than one third of the time, the hole is probably rightly going to be...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 07-17-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,585
Posted By jeverett
Honestly, it's sounding more and more like the...

Honestly, it's sounding more and more like the whole 'wedgie' issue is beside the point entirely. We don't care at all if the disc is wedgied into the basket. We care *how* the disc entered the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-15-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,527
Posted By jeverett
"Men's Professional Open" - that's the...

"Men's Professional Open" - that's the three-letter code the PDGA uses for that division.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-02-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By jeverett
I think the "proprietary elements" are more in...

I think the "proprietary elements" are more in how round ratings themselves are calculated, rather than player ratings. For example, we know that the PDGA uses *some* method of linear regression to...
Forum: Course Design 06-30-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,935
Posted By jeverett
Scoring impact of natural tees?

Ok, I'm really, really hoping that someone will be able to answer this one.. but can anyone take an educated guess as to, on average, the impact on average score of natural (close-cut grass) vs...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-24-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,665
Posted By jeverett
Think a little more Jet Li. ;) But yes, Wushu is...

Think a little more Jet Li. ;) But yes, Wushu is quite popular for use in movies and theatrical martial art performances.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-22-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,665
Posted By jeverett
A Chinese (stage) performance-based martial art.

A Chinese (stage) performance-based martial art.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-22-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,665
Posted By jeverett
Yep, at this point it's down to three sports...

Yep, at this point it's down to three sports vying for one spot at the 2020 (and 2024) Olympics: Wrestling, Baseball/Softball, and Squash. The result of that vote should be in later today.
Forum: Course Design 06-05-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,374
Posted By jeverett
*gah* Second edit: in the original post above, it...

*gah* Second edit: in the original post above, it should be '8 degrees', not 8%. :P

WTB longer edit window. :P
Forum: Course Design 06-05-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,374
Posted By jeverett
Edit on the above: in case it helps with the...

Edit on the above: in case it helps with the calculation, angular accuracy (+/-) is calculated as:

arctan(distance_between_flight_route_and_obstacle / distance_to_obstacle)

e.g. for a 10 foot...
Forum: Course Design 06-05-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,374
Posted By jeverett
I like to use 'angular accuracy' (number of...

I like to use 'angular accuracy' (number of degrees off of the 'perfect' line the throw can be) for that. There was some great data presented a while back here, detailing how accurate players of...
Forum: Tournaments 06-03-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 16,576
Posted By jeverett
Ok, I feel the need to step in here and say that,...

Ok, I feel the need to step in here and say that, regardless of merchandise sales, running tournaments is not necessarily a money-losing operation. It does, however, depend on Ams, and how they are...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 06-03-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,069
Posted By jeverett
I feel like that can't be the case.. because why...

I feel like that can't be the case.. because why would warming up (before your tee time, but after the first tee time) anywhere else not be penalized in that case? e.g. throwing a bunch of drives at...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-08-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 19,034
Posted By jeverett
No, they're both by 'invitation' (i.e. points).....

No, they're both by 'invitation' (i.e. points).. it's just that, due to the number of events/points required, the invitation lists for both events are much, much larger than the number of spots...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-08-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,902
Posted By jeverett
While I can appreciate the gamification aspects...

While I can appreciate the gamification aspects of (typically video-game) progression systems, I think it's also important to remember why they were created: to give players the feeling that they're...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-08-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,902
Posted By jeverett
Hi Jessy, This has been an interesting...

Hi Jessy,

This has been an interesting discussion so far, and you've brought up a number of topics on game design and gamification that I thought were worth exploring.

On the topic of...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-06-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,314
Posted By jeverett
Somewhat related to this, I dislike it when...

Somewhat related to this, I dislike it when courses that are part of disc golf 'complexes' are rated up simply by reason of being next to other courses. I would much rather each course were rated on...
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