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Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 08-24-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,589
Posted By markmcc
I'll bet that every single person on this site...

I'll bet that every single person on this site recognizes this. But thanks for pointing it out...:thmbup:
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-17-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,026
Posted By markmcc
I have an orange Leopard and an orange XXX. About...

I have an orange Leopard and an orange XXX. About twice a year I'll grab an orange disc, drive with it, and have a "WTF?!??" moment.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-16-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,026
Posted By markmcc
My Fade Tournament bag has three sections in the...

My Fade Tournament bag has three sections in the main compartments. Commonly used drivers on one end, commonly used midranges and utility discs at the other. My "putting putter" and Zone in the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-09-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,657
Posted By markmcc
Can you provide a link? I'd be astonished...

Can you provide a link?

I'd be astonished (in a good way) if PDGA has a policy in place that provides for medical expenses due to accidents that occur off the grounds of a DG event. Heck, I'd...
Forum: Discs 08-07-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,602
Posted By markmcc
I travel around in an RV, volunteering at...

I travel around in an RV, volunteering at different parks and refuges. I play as many courses as I can when we're on the road. Many times I have moved on down the road by the time someone finds a...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-22-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,662
Posted By markmcc
I am in the same boat. I gave up on the X-step a...

I am in the same boat. I gave up on the X-step a couple of years back and have driven with a "one-step" (pick up my front foot, bring it back, and then step forward onto it) ever since. I can drive...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-20-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,811
Posted By markmcc
I understand that the Four Mound complex is...

I understand that the Four Mound complex is currently closed to public play. They cancelled this year's A/B Tier Lilac City Open and posted "We cannot use Four Mound for Disc Golf until hopefully, a...
Forum: Course Design 07-08-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,583
Posted By markmcc
I don't mind if they are up on a "natural"...

I don't mind if they are up on a "natural" feature like a large rock or a stump. Or even on a man-made hill. But baskets stuck up on a tall post don't make much sense to me, and more than one or two...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-05-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,937
Posted By markmcc
New article on the Foot Golf "Boom". They seem...

New article on the Foot Golf "Boom". They seem to have plenty of intrigue: Competing sanctioning bodies, out-of-production balls that are being hoarded, suggestions that balls are being inflated and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-05-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,262
Posted By markmcc
I have mainly orange, yellow, bright red and pink...

I have mainly orange, yellow, bright red and pink discs. I do have a bright blue Teebird that shows up remarkably well. I've had a few dark discs and really hated searching for them. And I gifted...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 07-03-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,502
Posted By markmcc
It is easy to get confused as you'll get several...

It is easy to get confused as you'll get several different ideas on the best way to develop your skills.

Putter only rounds are a great way to improve and develop your technique as putters will...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 07-02-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,502
Posted By markmcc
Actually, throwing a disc 450 ft (over flat...

Actually, throwing a disc 450 ft (over flat ground...) is very far, and most of us will never be able to do it. Comparing "normal" folks to what David Wiggins is doing is a bit like saying that...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-01-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By markmcc
This past winter I was I decided to concentrate...

This past winter I was I decided to concentrate my field work on mid-ranges and started having terrible problems with turning them all over when driving out past 200'. I was using my "normal"...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-29-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,000
Posted By markmcc
I travel quite a bit and like to try new courses...

I travel quite a bit and like to try new courses along the way. I lost my favorite driver the other day on a new course when the disc faded into a brush-filled gully that I didn't realize was left of...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-17-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,188
Posted By markmcc
I joined a young guy at the last hole on a local...

I joined a young guy at the last hole on a local course, and we both drove. I typically do a "one-step" drive and drove what I would say was 275' (pretty typical for me). He used a more typical...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-11-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,616
Posted By markmcc
I fly radio controlled airplanes and have my name...

I fly radio controlled airplanes and have my name and telephone number on them in case of a radio malfunction or an unfortunate encounter with a tree. So I suppose I put my name and number on things...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-11-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,616
Posted By markmcc
I put my name and number on all of my discs. ...

I put my name and number on all of my discs.

I don't have a single disc that I think or as collectable, or that I'm holding for later sale, so ink isn't an issue to me. I've had 4 or 5 discs...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-08-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,615
Posted By markmcc
I was playing a tournament at a park in Cortez,...

I was playing a tournament at a park in Cortez, Colorado. There was a couple passed out under the basket we were about to play to. I went up there, woke them up (tough as they were way drunk) and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-08-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,615
Posted By markmcc
Uhh, No. Dragonflies have a larval stage that...

Uhh, No. Dragonflies have a larval stage that live in the water. When the adult is ready to emerge the dragonfly nymph crawls up onto a reed, rock or other dry land and the adult emerges, leaving...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-05-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By markmcc
I've played the Two Gray Hares course and met the...

I've played the Two Gray Hares course and met the owners. They are very nice folks. Didn't take any lessons but they've been around for quite a while.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-29-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,124
Posted By markmcc
Same. I am not very good at either, and use them...

Same. I am not very good at either, and use them one to get out of a tight spot.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-28-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,242
Posted By markmcc
I spent last summer as a campground volunteer at...

I spent last summer as a campground volunteer at Farragut State Park in northern Idaho (four DG courses). They had more Lightning discs in their "pro shop" than I'd ever seen before, and they...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-19-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,426
Posted By markmcc
I think that some of the perceived homophobia in...

I think that some of the perceived homophobia in DG is due to the fact that many of our players are high-school and college "dudes" who are more worried about looking tough and being macho than they...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-15-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,846
Posted By markmcc
Don't be surprised if you don't have a clearly...

Don't be surprised if you don't have a clearly dominant eye.

I shot pistols and rifles competitively for about 15 years, and got used to using only my right eye (right-handed). But when I started...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-13-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,579
Posted By markmcc
I've returned probably a dozen discs without...

I've returned probably a dozen discs without getting one back, until this last week. I left a nice ESP Comet on a state park course, and got a call from a guy within about 15 minutes saying that he'd...
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