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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-09-2016, 09:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,518
Posted By Karl
Hey John, You may have "...finally figured this...

Hey John,
You may have "...finally figured this one out" but I'm thinking you won't be implementing this concept any time soon ;) .
Karl
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-08-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,249
Posted By Karl
Wink Tim, Go to the Aerobie web site and look at the...

Tim,
Go to the Aerobie web site and look at the short videos there (of throwing thumbers and tomahawks).
Even though I did it for the Epic (and explain the flights if it), the body positioning is...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-04-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,962
Posted By Karl
It's always good to get a non-US centric view on...

It's always good to get a non-US centric view on things. I don't believe there are too many Americans that would think of such.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-01-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,962
Posted By Karl
I'm guessing that PM would come out "better"...

I'm guessing that PM would come out "better" (than his counterparts in established sports) because in less-established sports there is still the 'learning curve' of abilities regarding participants...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-27-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4,763
Views: 201,789
Posted By Karl
Threw like Thor, putted like poop. Ended up 1...

Threw like Thor, putted like poop. Ended up 1 worse than my average (for that course).
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-26-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 756
Posted By Karl
Not unwarranted at all...very relevant in fact. ...

Not unwarranted at all...very relevant in fact. If there is that scenario in place, players would definitely 'go for it' moreso...and I believe OB is supposed to be a deterrent.
Ps: And 'scoring...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-26-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 756
Posted By Karl
I'm not crazy about the 'play from the closest...

I'm not crazy about the 'play from the closest point IB' thing. Scenario: OB all the way down the right side of a 900' par-5 and a big tree situated 200' down the left center in the fairway. Most...
Forum: Course Design 01-23-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,161
Posted By Karl
Tournament conditions (1 putt at a time (not...

Tournament conditions (1 putt at a time (not "grooving" 10 putts in a row), all weather conditions, not only good-footing flat ones)? 50% at best. Remember, we're talking 1000-rated players, not...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-23-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,681
Posted By Karl
38F and raining is colder than 28F and snowing! ...

38F and raining is colder than 28F and snowing!

;)
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-23-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 11,538
Posted By Karl
It's taken ball golf some 300 odd years to come...

It's taken ball golf some 300 odd years to come up with S & D for some of their situations, 'hazard' for others, and 'lateral hazard' for still others. I'm all for 'simplification' but maybe, if you...
Forum: Discs 01-22-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 630
Posted By Karl
1 post of well thought out questions and 3 posts...

1 post of well thought out questions and 3 posts of 'stay on topic' good answers! Let's keep it going. I'll add that I agree with most everything said and will add that you may not get a 5 Vulcan...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-17-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Karl
Remember, the word "sponsorship" means different...

Remember, the word "sponsorship" means different things to different sponsoring companies. I know an Am who gets all his discs and other said company items for free but that's all. So sponsorships...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-15-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,062
Posted By Karl
Thank you Josh; guess I didn't make myself clear...

Thank you Josh; guess I didn't make myself clear enough (that some people would jump to conclusions)
and forget what the thread is about.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-14-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,062
Posted By Karl
As I've been saying for nearly a decade now (and...

As I've been saying for nearly a decade now (and apparently some others maybe have also...from what CK stated), get rid of the "pro" and "am" thing being separate and have them play in 1 age-group...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-13-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,311
Posted By Karl
In dg you have ONE putt from distance X. Nine or...

In dg you have ONE putt from distance X. Nine or so minutes later you have another putt...probably from a different distance. 300 putts in a row may help "groove" a stroke but won't be a good...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 01-11-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,012
Posted By Karl
No lie, go look into a smallish 'soft' (fabric)...

No lie, go look into a smallish 'soft' (fabric) tackle box. Will prob hold 8-12 discs, have a top handle, side pockets, etc and only cost 25-45.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-15-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,495
Posted By Karl
While the USGA system has its misgivings so does...

While the USGA system has its misgivings so does ours (PDGA). The thing about each is that while advocates for each can argue which is 'more precise' or 'better', dg has the added 'bummer' of having...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-29-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 12,515
Posted By Karl
We're so used to the chains "catching" the disc...

We're so used to the chains "catching" the disc that we forget that its original purpose was a 'disc deflector' (downward) and that the aim was to "...get the disc into the basket...". Eight or so...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-23-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 12,515
Posted By Karl
Agreed bigtime. "Certain horses for certain...

Agreed bigtime. "Certain horses for certain courses" cannot be emphasized enough. Pick 'just the right course' for any 1 player and a guaranteed 2-3 shot pick up could be realized. The more...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-22-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 12,515
Posted By Karl
Disagree. Our "primary goal" (of a World...

Disagree. Our "primary goal" (of a World Championship) is to effect a challenge producing a world champion. This isn't Running Man or Rollerball. "Excitement" should NOT be "primary"; let's get...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-15-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,694
Posted By Karl
Totally depends on the course. Played South...

Totally depends on the course. Played South Mountain PA in a 1-disc to a -4 with a Flick (tough putting but playing the angles to the max yielding many birdie putts). A longer, less wooded course...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-05-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,437
Posted By Karl
Didn't Z-Boaz have a $3500 ace a decade or so ago?

Didn't Z-Boaz have a $3500 ace a decade or so ago?
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 11-05-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,536
Posted By Karl
Just one more example of why DROTS should count. ...

Just one more example of why DROTS should count. :popcorn:;):thmbup:
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-27-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,076
Posted By Karl
Hey coupey, Per post #36... ...enjoy your...

Hey coupey,

Per post #36...
...enjoy your crow.
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 10-26-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,747
Posted By Karl
DJ, I'm not forcing a particular type of shot...

DJ,
I'm not forcing a particular type of shot or handicapping a type of throw (as you alluded to) but am focusing the player to hit 1 or 2 certain lines. Here in the N.E. trees are our obsticals...
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