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Forum: Discs 05-19-2014, 12:09 AM
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Posted By Casual Squishy
If you're doing that with the original, you...

If you're doing that with the original, you should have everyone fill the top of the disc with names/places and send it to the IDGC when its full, be pretty cool.
I don't want to hog or copycat...
Forum: Discs 05-19-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,473
Posted By Casual Squishy
I've become quite addicted to atlases and they...

I've become quite addicted to atlases and they have replaced most of my midrange lineup I've thrown for 25 years within a month of my accidental discovery of them at last year's Rochester Flying Disc...
Forum: Discs 05-18-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By Casual Squishy
I carry a Zephyr as a utility disc for most...

I carry a Zephyr as a utility disc for most tournaments and tightly wooded courses, even though it's a major pain to fit in most bags.
(seems counterintuitive that the tighter the course the bigger...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-09-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,409
Posted By Casual Squishy
Against most "Casual" players is a tough...

Against most "Casual" players is a tough comparison. You see people on the course that have never played a PDGA or league round that run the gamut from zig zagging back and forth all over the course...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-09-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,873
Posted By Casual Squishy
I've never been so thankful to have spent 2003 in...

I've never been so thankful to have spent 2003 in a coma.

(and yes, joking but couldn't resist, sorry.)
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-08-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,949
Posted By Casual Squishy
Ping Pong is clearly superior in every way except...

Ping Pong is clearly superior in every way except money and sponsoring.. oh wait, that sounds familiar....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-08-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,879
Posted By Casual Squishy
I'll donate some data: D Hyzer flip.. hands...

I'll donate some data:

D Hyzer flip.. hands down most satisfying and fun for me.

F flat <275'-300 or flat with fade at the very end if no run up, but end up throwing a plain old hyzer mostly if...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-07-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 12,665
Posted By Casual Squishy
You're talking about bath though Chris, which is...

You're talking about bath though Chris, which is kind of an extreme example when one out of 6 players were coming in with scores over 100 in the final round last year. And no short tees for rec...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-17-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,868
Posted By Casual Squishy
Am worlds .. Trophy only, guaranteed large field...

Am worlds .. Trophy only, guaranteed large field by the nature of the event, all players get more then fair value from entry fee, prestige factor for winning or even attending off the charts....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-17-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,868
Posted By Casual Squishy
That's pretty much dead accurate. Trophy only...

That's pretty much dead accurate. Trophy only events can work under some circumstances and work well, and in other circumstances we'd probably lose 2/3 attendance. No rights or wrongs, just reality...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-17-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,868
Posted By Casual Squishy
All the talk about splitting is a great example...

All the talk about splitting is a great example of how even though money is the catalyst the sport, paychecks are not the driving force behind competing for most players. For 99.99% of disc golf,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-17-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 10,065
Posted By Casual Squishy
If you take all that, combine it with a flat % TD...

If you take all that, combine it with a flat % TD fee (which also encourages big tournaments.. bigger the event, more work but also more compensation for TDs, and deduct a flat fee from ALL players...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-17-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 10,065
Posted By Casual Squishy
PDGA disc golf is ratings based competition,...

PDGA disc golf is ratings based competition, economically driven by ratings based gambling. And we're not even on the map as far as the NCAA or any professional big money farm league or college...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-16-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 10,065
Posted By Casual Squishy
I've got to quote myself on that because it...

I've got to quote myself on that because it sounds ambiguous. TDs would be the determiner of how sponsorship money is spent, but any sponsorship classed as the "Added Cash" would be added to the top...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-16-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 10,065
Posted By Casual Squishy
It's also time just to put an end to a bunch of...

It's also time just to put an end to a bunch of other arguments and just start calling all the ratings based divisions Division 1, 2, 3, 4, and "not quite ready yet" and decide what to set the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-16-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 10,065
Posted By Casual Squishy
Simple sample: PDGA C tier Minimum # players...

Simple sample:
PDGA C tier
Minimum # players 25 (replaces added cash requirements while maintaining PDGA event tier points tables)
Novice/ Rec 20$ (because anything less is local league entry fee...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-16-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 10,065
Posted By Casual Squishy
All these types of discussions just reinforce the...

All these types of discussions just reinforce the idea to me that the division/ratings structure needs updating and all divisions should just compete for cash within their division. Hard caps on Am...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-10-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,299
Posted By Casual Squishy
Sigh.. this is why I stopped reading dgcr. It...

Sigh.. this is why I stopped reading dgcr. It get's so difficult not to be disheartened and sarcastic. After rereading the OP's theory of economics on how disc manufacturers should be supportive of...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-10-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,299
Posted By Casual Squishy
(Not to be confused with "What if" threads, of...

(Not to be confused with "What if" threads, of the standard:
"What if you could only carry x discs.. etc." Those can be fun.)
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-10-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,299
Posted By Casual Squishy
This is why we have hundreds of thousands of laws...

This is why we have hundreds of thousands of laws in the United States.
We've all gone collectively nuts. Instead of not caring at all about what someone else does, the fact that it has no bearing...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 27,528
Posted By Casual Squishy
One of the newer and lesser known benefits of...

One of the newer and lesser known benefits of pdga membership:
Many leagues these days will assign you a league handicap your very first round based on your pdga rating if you have one, a nice...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 27,528
Posted By Casual Squishy
Alternatively, just assign them a PDGA number...

Alternatively, just assign them a PDGA number after those 5 events, even if they're not in the same calendar year and make them current for the rest of the year. You could even get really different...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 27,528
Posted By Casual Squishy
I'll tackle publicity and sponsorship in a half...

I'll tackle publicity and sponsorship in a half assed late night fashion, light on detail but to the point on basics.
Money. Marketability. Media. Yeah, I know, the three things that always come up...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 27,528
Posted By Casual Squishy
First, regarding pdga membership, simple...

First, regarding pdga membership, simple solution:
First, better market the value pdga membership has in tournament structuring (providing player ratings systems, promoting overall organization of...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 27,528
Posted By Casual Squishy
Hi Peter. I had to bold this part because I have...

Hi Peter. I had to bold this part because I have to differ a bit on this issue. There already is an Amateur tour in fact if not in name, It's exactly the same tour as the Pro tour, just with lesser...
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