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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-23-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,370
Posted By GT Chris
I am capable of throwing a 1050 rated round....

I am capable of throwing a 1050 rated round. Anyone who can throw 300 feet and make a 25 foot putt is capable of throwing a 1000 rated round. I have met plenty of sub-950 rated players who are...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-22-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,370
Posted By GT Chris
This sounds reasonable in theory, but I have ever...

This sounds reasonable in theory, but I have ever seen this in practice.

I propose that the opposite is the problem. You have most of the Rec field pressuring the 850-900 rated guys to move up to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-21-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,169
Posted By GT Chris
I think that this is a great idea. I've seen it...

I think that this is a great idea. I've seen it happen at least a couple of times, where a course gets listed as soon as the baskets are in but before pads/signage are installed or before clearing is...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-07-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,952
Posted By GT Chris
Or less than 10 discs? For the general case:...

Or less than 10 discs?

For the general case: Only 100*(n-1)/n % more Trilogy plastic, where n is the number of discs currently in his bag. :p
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-28-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,191
Posted By GT Chris
You know, having fun and taking disc golf...

You know, having fun and taking disc golf seriously are not mutually exclusive. There seem to be a number of players who think that they are, and I'm not sure I will ever understand why.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-24-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,527
Posted By GT Chris
Yes, I've had those rounds. But I've been playing...

Yes, I've had those rounds. But I've been playing long enough and know my game well enough that I trust it to come back. So I will quickly shift into damage-control mode, try not to lose any more...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 12,179
Posted By GT Chris
True, and this is along the lines of my naive...

True, and this is along the lines of my naive response on the baseball batting and basketball free-throw shooting analogies. It isn't a particular action or volume level that will break your...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 12,179
Posted By GT Chris
To add a small bit to the silence vs....

To add a small bit to the silence vs. distractions question. At the Ryder Cup matches two years ago, Bubba Watson hit his drives off the first tee with crowd noise. After he was introduced to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-02-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,849
Posted By GT Chris
That's why when I listen to music, it is just one...

That's why when I listen to music, it is just one earbud. Volume is turned down sufficiently far that it is background music and I can participate in conversations. A few times I've had to ask...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-30-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,922
Posted By GT Chris
You might as well praise him for not robbing...

You might as well praise him for not robbing banks.

Is there any other way to play?
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 05-24-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By GT Chris
While a course's overall rating provides the...

While a course's overall rating provides the quickest metric to use, you will also find that reading individual reviews adds a good deal of information you would be interested in. A good reviewer...
Forum: Course Design 05-18-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,213
Posted By GT Chris
I've never seen a cactus bunker like that before....

I've never seen a cactus bunker like that before. It looks wonderful, and I would love to encounter something like that on a course.

As has been pointed out though, keep an eye out for the cactus...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-04-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By GT Chris
That's because GT and Clemson are friends. :p ...

That's because GT and Clemson are friends. :p

But you know, for a couple years we talked about having some sort of clean, old-fashioned hate tournament during the weekend of the football game. It...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 05-02-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By GT Chris
Players who have already competed in six NCDGCs...

Players who have already competed in six NCDGCs are also ineligible.

>> Grad student with three years eligibility left.
Forum: Hole of the Day 03-28-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 752
Posted By GT Chris
In my opinion the most important shot to score...

In my opinion the most important shot to score well here is the approach. As has been mentioned, half of that difficulty is landing the teeshot in the middle of the fairway. I typically throw a...
Forum: Bag Suggestions & Feedback 02-25-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By GT Chris
I might have missed it, but what are the...

I might have missed it, but what are the eigenvalues?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-25-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,691
Posted By GT Chris
That'll get out of hand quick. ;) At two...

That'll get out of hand quick. ;)

At two cards per card, you'll be using all of the cellulose on earth for paper to keep score after just 53 rounds. After 88 rounds, that collection of old...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-20-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,566
Posted By GT Chris
Fun fact: The US Open was played over two days of...

Fun fact: The US Open was played over two days of 36 holes apiece until 1926, when it shifted to two days of 18 holes followed by a 36 hole final day. It wasn't ultimately spread over four days, with...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-15-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,396
Posted By GT Chris
Bogeys. I'll easily blame a bad round on all...

Bogeys.

I'll easily blame a bad round on all those stupid bogeys, which is often related to the other excuse of 'not having enough birdies.'
Forum: Technique & Strategy 12-18-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,329
Posted By GT Chris
I know what you mean when you mention that...

I know what you mean when you mention that focusing on footing hurts the shot. That's true with just about every aspect of throwing mechanics, so you've really just got to put in the repetition until...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-17-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,343
Posted By GT Chris
If I deem you a good judge of shots, I have no...

If I deem you a good judge of shots, I have no problem with 'nice shot.' If I deem you a poor judge of shots, then it'll start to bother me at some point or another. The point here is that I don't...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-05-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,657
Posted By GT Chris
I have lived and played in Jacksonville, FL,...

I have lived and played in Jacksonville, FL, Atlanta, GA, and Austin, TX. My personal rating has Atlanta at #1, Jacksonville at #2 and Austin at #3. Most of that rating is geared toward the players...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 11-30-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,128
Posted By GT Chris
My response is to give a number at least 100' off...

My response is to give a number at least 100' off of what the actual distance is, such that my advice is of no use whatsoever :p. But you really do have to go by feel, in fact I reverse engineer what...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-08-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,418
Posted By GT Chris
I consider it a gentleman's game.

I consider it a gentleman's game.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-06-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,104
Posted By GT Chris
The distance between Indian Hammocks Park in...

The distance between Indian Hammocks Park in Miami, FL and Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA is listed about 3,000 miles, but I didn't drive between the two.
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