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Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 11-24-2014, 04:21 PM
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Views: 2,045
Posted By jeverett
In my opinion, the absolute worst way to lose a...

In my opinion, the absolute worst way to lose a (second) disc is doing the exact same thing that got the first one lost. :wall:

I played Wilder DGC (Newport, OR) a few months ago, in light fog and...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-20-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By jeverett
*hehe* I know it's a ghost-town, but it also...

*hehe* I know it's a ghost-town, but it also still has more Oregon viewership than DGCR does. :P

Edit: for tournament players, I should say. It's still where most folks go to figure out the Oregon...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 11-20-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By jeverett
You'll probably have better luck tracking Tom...

You'll probably have better luck tracking Tom down on the NWDiscGolfNews site here:

http://nwdiscgolfnews.com/forum/

Not too many Oregon golfers use DGCR. :(
Forum: Tournaments 11-18-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,704
Posted By jeverett
I understand that, however what I don't...

I understand that, however what I don't understand is: why not just change the "payout criteria based on Net entry fees and the minimum added cash for B and A tiers"? The entire concept of...
Forum: Tournaments 11-18-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,704
Posted By jeverett
This seems like a distinction that opens up a big...

This seems like a distinction that opens up a big grey area. Restrooms, for example. At some of our events, we have been required (by the parks dept.) to rent porta-potties. Sometimes we haven't been...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By jeverett
Hi TalbotTrojan, There are actually a...

Hi TalbotTrojan,

There are actually a variety of threads here where the workings of the PDGA rating system are detailed (I've contributed to some of them). From what we've been able to glean,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By jeverett
Yes, this is precisely what I've been wondering...

Yes, this is precisely what I've been wondering too (see the above post). ;)
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By jeverett
Hi Chuck, Yes, I remember you mentioning...

Hi Chuck,

Yes, I remember you mentioning previously that simply reducing the overall number of propagators doesn't produce more accurate ratings. That's not really what I was suggesting, though....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By jeverett
Hi Lewis, First, awesome data and...

Hi Lewis,

First, awesome data and calculations! :D Now on to the questions.. do you think it would be possible to use this kind of method to improve on the accuracy of the PDGA rating system? For...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-27-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,034
Posted By jeverett
FunkyTown, what's at question here is the...

FunkyTown, what's at question here is the temperature of the water in that cup. As a bunch of posters above you have already mentioned, there is a vast difference (in terms of tissue damage) from...
Forum: Tournaments 10-09-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 137,592
Posted By jeverett
Without the TD getting extra restrictions...

Without the TD getting extra restrictions approved by the PDGA Tour Manager (which they certainly did for many aspects of the USDGC), they cannot exclude players from having the option of playing...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-07-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By jeverett
We also don't know really anything about what...

We also don't know really anything about what method the PDGA App uses to estimate a round rating. Very likely, it uses some length-based formula (i.e. based on the total hole length of the layout)...
Forum: Tournaments 10-03-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 137,592
Posted By jeverett
The bolded parts are to me what could and should...

The bolded parts are to me what could and should have happened. The chair is not part of the course. Paul is allowed to request that the owner of the chair move it. That aside, as it is behind his...
Forum: Tournaments 10-03-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 137,592
Posted By jeverett
That doesn't sound right to me. The chair is not...

That doesn't sound right to me. The chair is not part of the course. Paul should be able to ask for it to be moved.
Forum: Tournaments 10-03-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 137,592
Posted By jeverett
Ditto, and what the heck.

Ditto, and what the heck.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-03-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,151
Posted By jeverett
Hi Matt, I actually know another local...

Hi Matt,

I actually know another local graphic artist (and disc golfer) who expressed definite interest in this particular project. Should I have him get in contact with you? Let's talk. :)
Forum: Tournaments 10-02-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 137,592
Posted By jeverett
Technically, the rating system does include a...

Technically, the rating system does include a 'slope' calculation.. it's just tied solely to SSA. i.e. The PDGA rating system makes the assumption that all layouts of equivalent SSA have an...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-28-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,750
Posted By jeverett
'Current' local (Eugene, OR) top pros include...

'Current' local (Eugene, OR) top pros include Chris Becker (http://www.pdga.com/player/42894), rated 1002, and Dustin Keegan (http://www.pdga.com/player/35187), rated 1012. We also have this year's...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-17-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By jeverett
I've been tempted to write a PHP/SQL program to...

I've been tempted to write a PHP/SQL program to handle tracking bag tag leagues (where players could submit bag tag swaps), however I haven't yet found a club wanting to buy new tags (that would...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 09-11-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By jeverett
Newport, OR 9/12-9/14

Well, I'm going to be in Newport for a few days (starting tomorrow), and was planning on playing Wilder DGC at least once while I'm there. Would anyone be available and interested in playing a...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 09-02-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 779
Posted By jeverett
Personally, I would set the 'gold' tee par using...

Personally, I would set the 'gold' tee par using the gold standard, and the 'red' tee par using the red standard (i.e. they could ultimately end up being the same pars for each (or not), because the...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-20-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,271
Posted By jeverett
I feel like I'd be really hard-pressed to call...

I feel like I'd be really hard-pressed to call those re-tee shots anything other than provisional throws, yes. They don't fit what I would think of as practice throws, and they were "ultimately not...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-20-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,271
Posted By jeverett
Edit: There are two other rules in section 803.03...

Edit: There are two other rules in section 803.03 that are sort-of related:

7. Incorrect Hole. The player has completed play on a hole that is not part of the course for that round, in place of a...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-20-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,271
Posted By jeverett
Unless someone wants to make the claim that all...

Unless someone wants to make the claim that all of those throws were practice throws, yes, none of those counted for anything. You'd already holed out.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 08-20-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,271
Posted By jeverett
Second edit: found the rule: 803.03 -...

Second edit: found the rule:

803.03 - Misplay

G. Types of misplay:

Incorrect Lie. The player has:
Teed off from a teeing area that is not the correct teeing area for the current...
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