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Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 10-31-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,548
Posted By aardvarkious
Make it clear that if people can only make it for...

Make it clear that if people can only make it for part of the work day, they are still welcome. It would be a real shame to lose someone for the whole day because the first or last half hours don't...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-08-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,269
Posted By aardvarkious
The cops didn't like us playing in the dark at...

The cops didn't like us playing in the dark at first, but there was nothing they could do since our park has no official hours. However, now that we have a relationship with them, they have seen the...
Forum: Course Design 05-20-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,286
Posted By aardvarkious
We have annual sponsorship, and get fancy with...

We have annual sponsorship, and get fancy with it. $150 silver sponsorship gets your name/logo on a tee sign only seen by disc golfers. $300 gold sponsorship gets your name/logo on a tee sign near a...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-09-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,019
Posted By aardvarkious
We play wolf regularly when we have five. ...

We play wolf regularly when we have five.

The wolf shoots last. He picks someone as his partner by saying "wolf" or howling after their disc has left their hand but before it touches the ground....
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-08-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,920
Posted By aardvarkious
That is just giving you a general idea of how the...

That is just giving you a general idea of how the sport is supposed to be played, and I don't think should be interpreted as a rule per se. For example, after you are holed out, I would argue that...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-06-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,920
Posted By aardvarkious
I was talking about etiquette. Yes, you may have...

I was talking about etiquette. Yes, you may have the right to clear your disc, but you should still be aware and not do so if someone is setting up.

Although, now that I think about it: do you...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-01-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By aardvarkious
I live in a really windy place, and the people I...

I live in a really windy place, and the people I play tournaments against don't. Meaning I get way more experience in the wind. If I am just playing against myself and not on my home course (where I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-01-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By aardvarkious
Another wind tip is to, if in doubt, use a...

Another wind tip is to, if in doubt, use a midrange or even putter- with less glide, they are not effected by the wind as much as many drivers.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 05-01-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,920
Posted By aardvarkious
Note that the quoted rule is "a player may...

Note that the quoted rule is "a player may require other players to move themselves or their equipment if either could interfere..." not "players are required to move themselves or their equipment if...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-30-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,038
Posted By aardvarkious
If we did it, it would be a small less formal...

If we did it, it would be a small less formal tournament with emphasis on fun instead of winning- prizes would be spread around and minimal, so I wouldn't be too worried about cheating. I would...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-30-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,038
Posted By aardvarkious
What about a "drive and drive" tournament?

As I drive around town, there are several spots I have seen that would be AMAZING disc golf holes. Whether because of unique fairways, epic elevation changes, interesting hazards or amazing views I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-21-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,931
Posted By aardvarkious
Where did I ever say "I'm kind of a big deal"? ...

Where did I ever say "I'm kind of a big deal"?

Once again: I am far from a great player. I wouldn't even call myself good. I'm sure that almost everyone on this forum would beat me if we played....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-20-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,931
Posted By aardvarkious
A CTP every week is another great idea- I thought...

A CTP every week is another great idea- I thought about doing that last year but completely forgot about it.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-19-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,931
Posted By aardvarkious
I am in Grande Prairie, Alberta. The next closest...

I am in Grande Prairie, Alberta. The next closest disc golf town is 4.5 hours away, so getting people up is tough. Although I have the occasional guy in town for business contact me (and usually kick...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-19-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,931
Posted By aardvarkious
Advice handling being the best player in town (not bragging about my "skills"

I am by far the best player in our town, and am finding it awkward handling as we get a club going. Mostly it feels awkward because I'm not just a normal player- I am the driving force behind all...
Forum: Course Design 04-19-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,290
Posted By aardvarkious
Rollers definitely are visually appealing. When I...

Rollers definitely are visually appealing. When I take new players out, they usually are impressed by how far I can throw a disc and by the line shaping I do. But they are blown away when I get a...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-19-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,004
Posted By aardvarkious
I don't think the circle should be expanded from...

I don't think the circle should be expanded from more than 10m just for practicality sake. Not just because of the difficulty eyeballing (although that is a concern of mine), but also because that is...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 04-09-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,887
Posted By aardvarkious
Wait, does that actually work? I have never tried...

Wait, does that actually work? I have never tried LEDs with snow.
Forum: Course Design 04-04-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 71,279
Posted By aardvarkious
Thanks for the reply! I live in the boonies of...

Thanks for the reply! I live in the boonies of Northern Canada, so haven't got to play a whole lot of courses. This is also the first one I have designed, so am trying to learn the ins-and-outs.
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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-29-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,255
Posted By aardvarkious
As a person who played for 2 years in weekly...

As a person who played for 2 years in weekly doubles games where I was almost always the worst player there:

Do everything you can to foster a culture of the higher skilled players welcoming and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-29-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,029
Posted By aardvarkious
Twitter is way easier for a TD to use than text...

Twitter is way easier for a TD to use than text message- you just need to add a tag to your post instead of accurately getting dozens of phone numbers in your phone and setting up a group text. And...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-28-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,029
Posted By aardvarkious
Not the same thing, but I was thinking of using a...

Not the same thing, but I was thinking of using a text message to one person in each group to send the 2 minute warning and the start signal out: our course is too spread out for everyone to hear any...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-22-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,466
Posted By aardvarkious
A popular game he have been doing at tournaments...

A popular game he have been doing at tournaments is straightest drive. On an open hole, we put a rope straight from the basket to the tee pad, starting 175' from the tee. Whoever lands closest to the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-21-2013, 01:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,332
Posted By aardvarkious
Saying "TD's rarely ever recover all money used...

Saying "TD's rarely ever recover all money used as expenses" says that TDs are usually either intentionally generous, or screwing up. There is no reason for an event to loose money. It's one thing if...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-20-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,644
Posted By aardvarkious
Personally, I don't bother approaching the local...

Personally, I don't bother approaching the local shops, franchises, or offices of big names for sponsorship. I have found them just as likely to give as local businesses. However, they make you go...
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