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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-23-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 967
Posted By Karl
People get all undie-bunched about "playing the...

People get all undie-bunched about "playing the CORRECT tees / pins for your ability". "Correct tees" isn't as much about a person's ability but rather about that person's "purpose" of that specific...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-22-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,207
Posted By Karl
Not defending Mr. Truth (but not attacking him...

Not defending Mr. Truth (but not attacking him either)...

In ANY sport, the best are "good". HOW good really depends on how many people that have also tried the sport can this "good" player be...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-22-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,207
Posted By Karl
The PGA: a. has a long history (Rome wasn't...

The PGA:
a. has a long history (Rome wasn't built in a day)
b. has past (a lot) and present (not so much) "connection" with celebrities (both Hollywood, Music, and Corporate)
c. has contributed 2...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-22-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,352
Posted By Karl
To most efficiently answer the OP's initial...

To most efficiently answer the OP's initial question he should ask THEM (the Pros of whom he speaks), not us. We're just giving "opinions / suggestions". Short of doing this - actually asking the...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-21-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,693
Posted By Karl
It's amazing Mr. Bear how "intelligent people"...

It's amazing Mr. Bear how "intelligent people" can debate ad nauseum this whole 'foot fault' thing when a solution to the VAST majority of such instances is a very easily implemented rule change...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-11-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,672
Posted By Karl
While this discussion of the basket amidst OB is...

While this discussion of the basket amidst OB is a bit off-topic regarding the OP's statement, having a basket OB is - while different - not THAT much different than having any other shot (be it a...
Forum: Tournaments 02-11-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By Karl
While they seem to be going the way of the...

While they seem to be going the way of the dinosaur, or at least the building of new courses where one could hold such, they present a different and totally viable type of challenge; no less (but no...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-11-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,672
Posted By Karl
Maybe another reason why DROTs should count? ...

Maybe another reason why DROTs should count? :clap:
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-02-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By Karl
Doing EVERYTHING else the same / as normal, try...

Doing EVERYTHING else the same / as normal, try either 1) not tilting the nose up as far as you are or, 2) lower your chin just a wee bit.

Karl
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-01-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 147,817
Posted By Karl
Intrinsically, it has nothing to do with...

Intrinsically, it has nothing to do with "scoring" (on a relative basis). What I believe he's espousing (and I'm agreeing with) is that 30 years ago, a player would throw a drive really hard (to get...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-09-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,160
Posted By Karl
Agreed (in most part)...but we could always bring...

Agreed (in most part)...but we could always bring up / evoke the "dreaded" (but wanted by this guy) S&D :thmbup: .
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-09-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,160
Posted By Karl
Proviso(s): I'm all for following the rules as...

Proviso(s): I'm all for following the rules as they are written. I'm also all for (re)writing the rules to make them 1. "better", 2. practical, 3. both (if possible).

But have you ever played a...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-01-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By Karl
"Courses for horses"...or is it "horses for...

"Courses for horses"...or is it "horses for courses"...hmm?

But why be a one-trick pony and not be able to 'pull your own weight' when one can enjoying the diversity that the varied dg courses...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-17-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 16,642
Posted By Karl
Or just do away with the Pro / AM distinctions...

Or just do away with the Pro / AM distinctions and allow the choice of "gambling or not" (putting in "extra funds" (above and beyond your share of the TD's expenses) into a kitty or not) in either...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-13-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,402
Posted By Karl
You're telling me there's a rulebook for girl...

You're telling me there's a rulebook for girl watching ?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-22-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 19,049
Posted By Karl
I'm not saying that the OP threw what she said...

I'm not saying that the OP threw what she said nor that John threw what he said (wasn't there, don't know), but I AM saying that (at least in the case of John's) situations may have occurred prior to...
Forum: Course Design 09-23-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,020
Posted By Karl
Depending on the "look" of all the other holes of...

Depending on the "look" of all the other holes of the course, maybe it's best to leave as is. In other words, a "totally different" hole may seem out-of-place and weird if it's a certain way 'just...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-15-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,842
Posted By Karl
I think anyone who's seen the Tiki course WOULD...

I think anyone who's seen the Tiki course WOULD be impressed with "his record ON THAT TIKI COURSE". As for "the record of dg holes played in 24 hours", as KniceZ was probably alluding to, any such...
Forum: Course Design 09-12-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 10,191
Posted By Karl
Agree with this statement...mostly because a LOT...

Agree with this statement...mostly because a LOT of people - either newcomers to disc golf and/or those not coming from a ball golf background - don't understand that "golf" has a LOT to do with...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-05-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By Karl
DA, When a disc hits virtually anything, a...

DA,

When a disc hits virtually anything, a spot on the edge "knurls over" a little (sometimes NOT so 'little'). This makes the effective parting line (the spot on the disc's edge which an air...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 08-08-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,663
Posted By Karl
I'm not thinking you have a "giant 10' run up"...

I'm not thinking you have a "giant 10' run up" (don't know you from Adam); just saying that as a designer, I WILL put in smaller / shorter tee pads on some holes to NOT allow "...a full run up...". ...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 08-08-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,663
Posted By Karl
Maybe it was the course designer's concept of...

Maybe it was the course designer's concept of purposefully having "shorter" tee pads to effect a certain (read: NOT as big a run up a you may like) shot off said tee! Live with it (the length of the...
Forum: Tournaments 07-09-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 24,628
Posted By Karl
While the PDGA has guidelines regarding payouts,...

While the PDGA has guidelines regarding payouts, it's very easy for a TD to get a waver or change things a little. And besides, a player can always vote (whether or not to return the next year) with...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-02-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,812
Posted By Karl
I thought girl watching was!?

I thought girl watching was!?
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 07-01-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,292
Posted By Karl
The OP's bag looks "normal", but I'd add at least...

The OP's bag looks "normal", but I'd add at least 1 really over stable driver (so he can fight a BIG headwind). And no a Wraith is not REALLY OS. In addition, that's assuming he throws...
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