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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-22-2015, 10:22 AM
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Posted By coupe
Depending on how steep the bank is and where the...

Depending on how steep the bank is and where the disc is relative to the water line, 803.02.D might be in play.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-20-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,604
Posted By coupe
Sorry, bub, but in a rules discussion the Rules...

Sorry, bub, but in a rules discussion the Rules of Play define what is and what is not a special condition, not you.

You can call it an extraordinary circumstance, or an unusual occurrence, but in...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-20-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,604
Posted By coupe
The stipulation that rules governing special...

The stipulation that rules governing special conditions "be clearly defined and disseminated to all player prior to the start of the tournament" implicitly defines a special condition as a condition...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-20-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,604
Posted By coupe
Wrong on just about every count imaginable. ...

Wrong on just about every count imaginable.

In the first place, special conditions must be declared prior to the start of the tournament. Since the condition didn't exist, and was not contemplated...
Forum: Discs 05-20-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,057
Posted By coupe
Not if you REALLY KNOW your discs.

Not if you REALLY KNOW your discs.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-20-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,604
Posted By coupe
Sorry, but it doesn't matter what you think...

Sorry, but it doesn't matter what you think should be done: what matters is what the rules say.

803.03 (http://www.pdga.com/rules/official-rules-disc-golf/803-the-lie/80303-misplay) states clearly...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-14-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,975
Posted By coupe
Possessing stolen property is a crime, but there...

Possessing stolen property is a crime, but there are any number of circumstances in which an item with an individual's name and/or other personal info on it can be legitimately acquired by another...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-10-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 14,406
Posted By coupe
Worlds hasn't been the premier event since the...

Worlds hasn't been the premier event since the USDGC hit its stride: if it were, people wouldn't be arguing Paul McBeth can't be considered the GOAT until he wins at least one USDGC. Maybe it SHOULD...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-10-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 14,406
Posted By coupe
Without 890 guy and ams and player who are not...

Without 890 guy and ams and player who are not competitive donating 90% of the purse and 99.5% of the labor—including hustling up the sponsorship dollars to meet the added cash requirements—at every...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-30-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,411
Posted By coupe
Cubby aces. :D

Cubby aces. :D
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-30-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,411
Posted By coupe
Since NO rule that exists or can be constructed...

Since NO rule that exists or can be constructed is completely free of ambiguity, "lack of ambiguity" by itself is not a cogent or compelling argument for changing the existing rule.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-29-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,411
Posted By coupe
Next time, simply say, "It has to be IN the...

Next time, simply say, "It has to be IN the target, not ON it." [/End Discussion.]



You want better analogies?

– a hockey puck that comes to rest on top of the goal doesn't count as a goal;...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 04-24-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,836
Posted By coupe
Just because YOU don't abuse your school bag...

Just because YOU don't abuse your school bag doesnt' mean that other people don't abuse theirs.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-24-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,304
Posted By coupe
FTFY.

FTFY.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-23-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,569
Posted By coupe
So, you're stopped at an intersection and...

So, you're stopped at an intersection and preparing to make a right turn when the light turns yellow. From your vantage point, you can see there's no traffic coming toward you on the street you're...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-23-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,569
Posted By coupe
Why? There are at least three scenarios in...

Why?

There are at least three scenarios in which the light was yellow for BOTH the truck and Ricky, one of which was mentioned up-thread:



That is, Ricky and the semi are side-by-side,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-23-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,569
Posted By coupe
But there are municipalities that have yellow...

But there are municipalities that have yellow light ordinances. See, e.g.:

Extra Tulsa Police Patrol Cracks Down On Yellow Light Runners...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 04-23-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,836
Posted By coupe
Yeah, it's not like middle and high school kids...

Yeah, it's not like middle and high school kids cram every nook and cranny of their bags to overflowing with 40 lbs of textbooks plus laptops, tablets, binders, writing implements, etc., and tote...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-21-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,422
Posted By coupe
Not if the chain assembly is positioned correctly...

Not if the chain assembly is positioned correctly (flush with top of pole).
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-18-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,496
Posted By coupe
So, do you also pay up on your partner's black...

So, do you also pay up on your partner's black ace? :)
Forum: Other Gear 04-16-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,568
Posted By coupe
Which begs the question, did you contact the...

Which begs the question, did you contact the seller BEFORE posting here? If not, why not; and if you did, how long did you wait for the seller to respond before raising the alarm here?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-15-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By coupe
No opinion on the question of fairness, however,...

No opinion on the question of fairness, however, I would note that raffles fall under the gambling statutes of most states, and as such are regulated in most states...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 04-14-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,734
Posted By coupe
Pardon my cynicism, and without making any...

Pardon my cynicism, and without making any judgement about the merits or demerits of the original or updated design, but ... after 30-some years of playing disc golf, I can count on one hand (and...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 04-14-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,164
Posted By coupe
Uhh … no. Unless the thrown disc is...

Uhh … no.



Unless the thrown disc is exactly centered on the pole—the probability of which for rules application purposes in the real world is so infinitesimally small as to approach zero—a...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 04-08-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 73,802
Posted By coupe
Hmm … not sure about that: Could mean...

Hmm … not sure about that:



Could mean you can't use the discount to buy the same bag (bought v. 2 Shift, "updgrade" to another v. 2 Shift), could mean you only can upgrade to v. 3.0, or could...
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