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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-02-2016, 03:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 962
Posted By JoakimBL
I confess that I hadn't thought to look in the...

I confess that I hadn't thought to look in the Q&A section (Q&A 6) If the point directly above the disc is in the air or within a solid object, mark your lie back along the line of play. Applicable...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-01-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 962
Posted By JoakimBL
Yes, but no rule to relocate if there is no...

Yes, but no rule to relocate if there is no playing surface directly above or below. The main problem though is the definition of playing surface.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-30-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 962
Posted By JoakimBL
We really have two different but related problems...

We really have two different but related problems here, that I have argued numerous times but never really (until now apparently) have had much support in. The definition of playing surface is too...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-30-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,512
Posted By JoakimBL
Remember the the PDGA BoD is votes on by the...

Remember the the PDGA BoD is votes on by the members. If you are not satisfied with the way they handle stuff, get involved and at least contact them instead of (jus) bitching on Internet forums...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-28-2016, 03:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By JoakimBL
My point wasn't that the pond wasn't OB, just...

My point wasn't that the pond wasn't OB, just that somewhere/somehow it had to be comunicated to the players that it was OB. And in an ideal world, that would define OB a Little more accurate than...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-27-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By JoakimBL
This question hinges on how OB was defined. With...

This question hinges on how OB was defined. With no players meeting, I'm assuming it was marked on the tee-sign/course map. What did that say? A pond is not OB by default, only when if it is defined...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-27-2016, 02:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 716
Posted By JoakimBL
We don't need that many different options. A lot...

We don't need that many different options. A lot of players are confused as it is with the current OB possibilities. And players accustomed to ball golf already find our use of the term OB confusing...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-26-2016, 03:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 716
Posted By JoakimBL
You are rigt that it sucks Greg. It would suck...

You are rigt that it sucks Greg. It would suck regardless og the dropzone. Consider if the basket is maybe too close to OB.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-25-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,512
Posted By JoakimBL
Why are some people hung up on what the stamp...

Why are some people hung up on what the stamp says? That is utterly irrelevant. Stamps get worn off or are removed. There are discs with the wrong stamps on them etc. If that was somehow relevant,...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-23-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By JoakimBL
Adubs, a good place to start is reading the rule...

Adubs, a good place to start is reading the rule book. Even though people mean well, a lot of the rules you here from people explaining them, including pros, are wrong or inaccurate. If you hear or...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 12-16-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,613
Posted By JoakimBL
I'm saying that maybe you should read up on the...

I'm saying that maybe you should read up on the rules before stating that they look poor and "lacking something that will make them enforceable, workable, and/or natural". To me you don't seem to be...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 12-15-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,613
Posted By JoakimBL
From the guy not really that familiar with the...

From the guy not really that familiar with the rules ...



I agree that there are plenty of rules that need fixing or at least tightening up, but this issue is purely about the selfoficiating...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 12-14-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,613
Posted By JoakimBL
I am not missing anything, I just don't agree...

I am not missing anything, I just don't agree with you. You will not find me arguing against updating the rules I think there are plenty of problems with the curret revision, but I disagree that...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 12-14-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,613
Posted By JoakimBL
Not calling obvious violations only make the...

Not calling obvious violations only make the problem worse. It gives players a reason to think that what they do is perfectly fine. This discussion really isn't about whether or not jump putts are...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 12-13-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,613
Posted By JoakimBL
Of course i miss things. Often because players go...

Of course i miss things. Often because players go away to their own lie and throw before you have a chance to move with them. You can only watch so many things. The pout is I at least try to pay...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 12-12-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,613
Posted By JoakimBL
So you guys are sugesting there should be no...

So you guys are sugesting there should be no rules at all? Because that is what it sounds like to me, and about the only alternative. With that attitude, you really shouldn't play sanctioned events...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 12-12-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,613
Posted By JoakimBL
By not paying attention and calling violations on...

By not paying attention and calling violations on others, you are breaking the rules yourself, so strictly speaking, you are not trying to play within the rules yourself. If you don't care about...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-17-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,284
Posted By JoakimBL
Technically you are correct of course. But in...

Technically you are correct of course. But in this case, where there is only one hole, I would think you would normally add the two penalty throws to the score for the misplayed hole. So I should...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-17-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,284
Posted By JoakimBL
Should the group then get two penalty throws for...

Should the group then get two penalty throws for incorrectly playing round 2 also? As in four penalty throws total (two for R1 and two for R2)
I guess that might not seem fair, but really I think it...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-17-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,284
Posted By JoakimBL
I'm not arguing that the rules are adequate, I...

I'm not arguing that the rules are adequate, I just think that (my) logic dictates that the completed hole is more accurate, and therefor appropriate. But I certainly understand where you are coming...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-16-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,284
Posted By JoakimBL
if the disc is in the basket, how do you argue...

if the disc is in the basket, how do you argue that the hole is not complete? And if it happens to be the wrong hole, it's a hole out of sequence.
G1 isn't really for starting play on the wrong...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-16-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,284
Posted By JoakimBL
No contradiction. G.1 pertains to a wrong lie....

No contradiction. G.1 pertains to a wrong lie. G.4 to non sequential play. When the disc is holed out, the hole is completed, and it is non sequential play, and no longer a incorrect lie.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-06-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,613
Posted By JoakimBL
One thing I find particularly hard to call, but...

One thing I find particularly hard to call, but see a lot, is players standing too close to their mini. When rocking back and forth, they often touch with the tip of the shoe, sometimes it hard to...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-05-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,058
Posted By JoakimBL
In that case, you should also have your hand no...

In that case, you should also have your hand no more than 2 cm. over the thrown disc. Then we are talking about playing it where it lies. It does complicate throwing mechanics, and enforcement might...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-23-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,048
Posted By JoakimBL
I guess this is another one of those, where the...

I guess this is another one of those, where the rules committee didn't write the rule the way it was intended. Usually I'm on the side of the written rules vs intended rules, but it doesn't make any...
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