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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-04-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,609
Posted By coupe
And I so love when people who so confident in...

And I so love when people who so confident in their powers of comprehension are too damn lazy to follow a simple argument:







I disagree. It says you can have the glove to prevent...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-04-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,609
Posted By coupe
Disagree all you want: you'd still be wrong. ...

Disagree all you want: you'd still be wrong.

801.03 doesn't use the word "prevent"; it uses "reduce" and "control". It also doesn't mention "blisters".



You can't "reduce" or "control" a...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-25-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,119
Posted By coupe
No, because the momentum of a disc is not...

No, because the momentum of a disc is not necessarily in the intended direction of the throw. The forward momentum of the throw may have stopped, but the vertical momentum imparted by the throw...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-15-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,024
Posted By coupe
Except that the PDGA shouldn't have needed to...

Except that the PDGA shouldn't have needed to release a statement about the protocol.

If he had bothered to take, what--maybe three minute, to go to PDGA.com and searched for "disciplinary...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 09-13-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1,422
Views: 170,506
Posted By coupe
Seven: eight if you count the front and rear...

Seven: eight if you count the front and rear iPhone cameras separately. Just don't own a stool. (Pass stool every morning thanks to prune juice and bran muffins, but, trust me, you DON'T want to see...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-09-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 80,257
Posted By coupe
Well then, there's that. Aaaand...

Well then, there's that.



Aaaand that...[/QUOTE]

Hmmm ... did he he forget to take his meds ... and would that make him the first professional athlete in ANY sport who was suspended for NOT...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-09-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,740
Posted By coupe
Better than dropping $25 and not getting a...

Better than dropping $25 and not getting a players pack?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-07-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,992
Posted By coupe
You realize that preliminary round rating...

You realize that preliminary round rating calculations are based on the assumption that all divisions played the same tees and same layout, and if that's not the case, the preliminary ratings won't...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 09-07-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,384
Posted By coupe
That's not a scooby ... THIS...

That's not a scooby ... THIS (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZxR-d5eCU0) is a scooby.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 09-07-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,384
Posted By coupe
PDGA Rules Q&A 29. Legal Throwing Styles...

PDGA Rules Q&A 29. Legal Throwing Styles (http://www.pdga.com/rules/official-rules-disc-golf/808-rules-qa#qa-29)
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 09-06-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,223
Posted By coupe
That's a one interpretation; another, arguably...

That's a one interpretation; another, arguably more straightforward—witness the fact that Andrew Sweeton initially ruled that way—is to interpret 3.5 as applying the membership and rules test...
Forum: The Marketplace 09-04-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,367
Posted By coupe
Which variant you looking for: tall or short;...

Which variant you looking for: tall or short; narrow thumbtrack, wide thumbtrack, or no thumbtrack?
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 09-03-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,223
Posted By coupe
Interpreted which way? A straightforward...

Interpreted which way?

A straightforward reading of the current wording in the Competition Manual cleary requires caddies to be current members and to pass the online rules test:



"All"...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-31-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,223
Posted By coupe
I interpret the "but" in Andrew Sweeton's latest...

I interpret the "but" in Andrew Sweeton's latest missive as indicating that caddies WILL NOT be required to be members of the PDGA or pass the official's test:



i.e., the rules say "x", but...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-31-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,223
Posted By coupe
Section 1 Tournament Procedures 1.1 Player...

Section 1 Tournament Procedures
1.1 Player Eligibility
B. Current PDGA Membership is required to compete in any Major, Elite Series/National Tour, or SuperTour (A Tier) event. Players are required...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-31-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,223
Posted By coupe
I suspect the "fix" that Sweeton referred to is...

I suspect the "fix" that Sweeton referred to is clarifying that the membership and certified official requirements do NOT apply to caddies.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 08-29-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By coupe
Video or it didn't happen. 300 yards is 900...

Video or it didn't happen.

300 yards is 900 feet, unless you're talking message board distance, in which case 300 yards MBD = 300 feet real world D.
Forum: Tournaments 08-25-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,893
Posted By coupe
Answer: same thing I say to folks who bitch about...

Answer: same thing I say to folks who bitch about the payout not being high enough to cover their cost of attending a C-tier: "Then don't come."

Ain't a TD's or a tournament's responsibility to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-22-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,238
Posted By coupe
Nah … disc got sucked into a vortex spinning the...

Nah … disc got sucked into a vortex spinning the opposite direction of the disc.

Not enough Gyro™ = Crash and burn, baby.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-21-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,594
Posted By coupe
Official Rules of Disc Golf Quote: 805.01...

Official Rules of Disc Golf

Quote:
805.01 Appeals

A. When a group cannot reach a decision regarding a ruling, the benefit of the doubt shall be given to the thrower. However, any player may...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-21-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,594
Posted By coupe
Uh ... like ... maybe ... you know ... check the...

Uh ... like ... maybe ... you know ... check the rulebook????

Official Rules of Disc Golf


Can't be any clearer than that.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-19-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,352
Posted By coupe
Every tournament I've ever attended over the past...

Every tournament I've ever attended over the past 28 years, whether as a player, a spectator, or a volunteer, has had course/tournament specific rule change to address the course-specific conditions...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 08-08-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,422
Views: 170,506
Posted By coupe
Depending on the course, I carry anywhere from...

Depending on the course, I carry anywhere from 16-20 discs (4 putters, 6-8 drivers, 6-8 mids) in my Slight Shift, plus sunglasses and hard case, towels, sunscreen, bug spray, extra teeshirt, and rain...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-12-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By coupe
Hit up Tony Tomasino...

Hit up Tony Tomasino (https://www.facebook.com/ttomasino), PDGA 1576. He's got a bunch of raw video from the mid- to late '80s, in addition to what's already on youtube:

1989 Boylan Xmas Tree Farm...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-04-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By coupe
Easier to watch...

Easier to watch (http://charlottedgc.com/record-turnout-at-charlotte-putting-league-88/) than explain.
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