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Forum: Course Design 04-18-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,238
Posted By Karl
For me to answer the question Steve, it would...

For me to answer the question Steve, it would depend on the type of throw I'm intending to throw.
My overhand shots (due to the different discs I carry for such) very about 30' per disc. Therefore...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-18-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,305
Posted By Karl
The main reason that top bh'ers are only throwing...

The main reason that top bh'ers are only throwing high 70s is the lack of "lever(s) length". Top oh'ers (akin to javelin throwers a/o baseballers) have a 'lever length' (extending from the ground to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-01-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,622
Posted By Karl
This is one way of thinking of it (like you said,...

This is one way of thinking of it (like you said, maybe hard to do), but since we have gravity working for us (always do!) another way to look at it is that "the bottom of the basket" is the goal. ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-01-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,622
Posted By Karl
And I'll disagree with that concept. Many bg...

And I'll disagree with that concept. Many bg greens have multiple levels or "zones" on which to put a pin. Hit your approach to one of these OTHER zones and the chance (even if you're closer than...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-01-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 17,501
Posted By Karl
David, (I know YOU know what I'm saying...it's...

David,
(I know YOU know what I'm saying...it's really just for discussion...)

Let me make a comment on your first / intro statement - the one about "par is too easy". I agree. Have since I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-31-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 17,501
Posted By Karl
Personally I have no problem with these baskets,...

Personally I have no problem with these baskets, but then again, I have no problem with ANY basket. We ALL have to try to throw our putters into them so have 'as good a chance as anyone' at doing...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-30-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 17,501
Posted By Karl
Yes sir, sure am! I think you're smart putting...

Yes sir, sure am!
I think you're smart putting in such a way so as not to miss TOO long (if you do miss). But a LOT of players DO putt too hard, miss (or cut through), and then grip.
And I do...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-30-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 758
Posted By Karl
You're the TD, your choice!

You're the TD, your choice!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-30-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 17,501
Posted By Karl
Sami, What you and most of the other people...

Sami,
What you and most of the other people "discussing" here fail to bring up in the argument is that gravity was initially designed (for BOTH types of golf) to be the "end all". Drive (disc or...
Forum: Course Design 03-18-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,054
Posted By Karl
Getting back to the OP's question / statement,...

Getting back to the OP's question / statement, I'd say it all depends on what you're trying to accomplish by having such. If you're trying to "provide a challenge" and "separate the scores" then...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-23-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,201
Posted By Karl
People get all undie-bunched about "playing the...

People get all undie-bunched about "playing the CORRECT tees / pins for your ability". "Correct tees" isn't as much about a person's ability but rather about that person's "purpose" of that specific...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-22-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,584
Posted By Karl
Not defending Mr. Truth (but not attacking him...

Not defending Mr. Truth (but not attacking him either)...

In ANY sport, the best are "good". HOW good really depends on how many people that have also tried the sport can this "good" player be...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-22-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,584
Posted By Karl
The PGA: a. has a long history (Rome wasn't...

The PGA:
a. has a long history (Rome wasn't built in a day)
b. has past (a lot) and present (not so much) "connection" with celebrities (both Hollywood, Music, and Corporate)
c. has contributed 2...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-22-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,014
Posted By Karl
To most efficiently answer the OP's initial...

To most efficiently answer the OP's initial question he should ask THEM (the Pros of whom he speaks), not us. We're just giving "opinions / suggestions". Short of doing this - actually asking the...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-21-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,548
Posted By Karl
It's amazing Mr. Bear how "intelligent people"...

It's amazing Mr. Bear how "intelligent people" can debate ad nauseum this whole 'foot fault' thing when a solution to the VAST majority of such instances is a very easily implemented rule change...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-11-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,263
Posted By Karl
While this discussion of the basket amidst OB is...

While this discussion of the basket amidst OB is a bit off-topic regarding the OP's statement, having a basket OB is - while different - not THAT much different than having any other shot (be it a...
Forum: Tournaments 02-11-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By Karl
While they seem to be going the way of the...

While they seem to be going the way of the dinosaur, or at least the building of new courses where one could hold such, they present a different and totally viable type of challenge; no less (but no...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-11-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,263
Posted By Karl
Maybe another reason why DROTs should count? ...

Maybe another reason why DROTs should count? :clap:
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-02-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By Karl
Doing EVERYTHING else the same / as normal, try...

Doing EVERYTHING else the same / as normal, try either 1) not tilting the nose up as far as you are or, 2) lower your chin just a wee bit.

Karl
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-01-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 169,132
Posted By Karl
Intrinsically, it has nothing to do with...

Intrinsically, it has nothing to do with "scoring" (on a relative basis). What I believe he's espousing (and I'm agreeing with) is that 30 years ago, a player would throw a drive really hard (to get...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-09-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,791
Posted By Karl
Agreed (in most part)...but we could always bring...

Agreed (in most part)...but we could always bring up / evoke the "dreaded" (but wanted by this guy) S&D :thmbup: .
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-09-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,791
Posted By Karl
Proviso(s): I'm all for following the rules as...

Proviso(s): I'm all for following the rules as they are written. I'm also all for (re)writing the rules to make them 1. "better", 2. practical, 3. both (if possible).

But have you ever played a...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-01-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By Karl
"Courses for horses"...or is it "horses for...

"Courses for horses"...or is it "horses for courses"...hmm?

But why be a one-trick pony and not be able to 'pull your own weight' when one can enjoying the diversity that the varied dg courses...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 17,361
Posted By Karl
Or just do away with the Pro / AM distinctions...

Or just do away with the Pro / AM distinctions and allow the choice of "gambling or not" (putting in "extra funds" (above and beyond your share of the TD's expenses) into a kitty or not) in either...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-13-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,642
Posted By Karl
You're telling me there's a rulebook for girl...

You're telling me there's a rulebook for girl watching ?
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