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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 09:09 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By sisyphus
PDGA rating 900, with a hugely inflated DGCR...

PDGA rating 900, with a hugely inflated DGCR rating (I make a LOT of anxiety errors in tourneys and play a couple of overinflated courses casually). But there's some really inconsistent stuff in my...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-23-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3,239
Views: 193,156
Posted By sisyphus
You're OK, don't lose heart. :) "Novice" rated...

You're OK, don't lose heart. :)
"Novice" rated players range up to 850. You can estimate every ten rating points as -about- a stroke per 18 holes in a tourney setting. So if, say, your putting...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-20-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3,376
Views: 591,104
Posted By sisyphus
Congrats Mr. B! And thank you for your...

Congrats Mr. B! And thank you for your contributions from the Land of the Rising Sun.
(ps: It's a sweet accomplishment... that mini is the one I still use to this day :o)
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-19-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3,239
Views: 193,156
Posted By sisyphus
Expected to drop several points as eleven good...

Expected to drop several points as eleven good rounds from just over a year ago were replaced by so-so ones, but only dropped a point (to 900). Call me bubble-rider!
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-14-2016, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By sisyphus
Thanks (again) Steve, for that feedback and for...

Thanks (again) Steve, for that feedback and for what you do on the 'Senior' end. I just played the Ohio Senior Olympics with Bill Griffith, and he reported the same thing: after two outings as a...
Forum: Discs 07-12-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,305
Posted By sisyphus
I have a wide variety of Terns, from a beat in...

I have a wide variety of Terns, from a beat in 168 Star Tern to a 'max weight' Champ Tern. Currently, I can cover 3 to 4 stability ranges from the aforementioned flippy Star to a 163 Champ Glow that...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-09-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,512
Posted By sisyphus
:thmbup: Couldn't have said it better myself....

:thmbup: Couldn't have said it better myself. Happy to hear others feel exactly the same way! :hfive:
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-07-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,814
Posted By sisyphus
What, only two pieces of vice presidential humor...

What, only two pieces of vice presidential humor so far? They're such easy targets!

Biden'd (see above)

Cheney'd (see above)

Gore'd: when you find yourself playing with the guy who keeps...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-02-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,904
Posted By sisyphus
Curious myself, I figured out that you can...

Curious myself, I figured out that you can 'Browse Members" & fill in nothing, but 'Find', and it says there are 65556 dgcr users. Then click 'Courses Played': 50 (or 100), and see 3000ish, and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-29-2016, 11:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,963
Posted By sisyphus
Enjoy reading his reviews (they're accurate &...

Enjoy reading his reviews (they're accurate & helpful!), and recently thought how awesome it would be to see him reach his 1000th review. Probably The Valkyrie Kid first, followed by Mashnut (unless...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 06-29-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By sisyphus
I've had it work both ways. Usually I just asked...

I've had it work both ways. Usually I just asked the TD in advance (when he's got a minute), "Either way you like to do it is fine, but just curious: if I cash today & need to decline (to retain my...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-28-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,376
Posted By sisyphus
Played 65 holes with 3x World Champ Johnny Sias a...

Played 65 holes with 3x World Champ Johnny Sias a couple years ago. He was playing that particular wooded, hilly course for the first time, and we played a lot of shorter holes. He's a true...
Forum: Discs 06-25-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By sisyphus
I'm a big fan of the Tern because I'm 55 and may...

I'm a big fan of the Tern because I'm 55 and may never reach that true 400' accurate tee shot on a golf line. It's the only high speed disc I bag (the next speeds in my bag are 7-8: Teebird & Stag)....
Forum: Disc Dyeing 06-25-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By sisyphus
Hi & welcome to the site! I don't dye discs,...

Hi & welcome to the site!
I don't dye discs, but really admire some of the brilliant art folks do on here. I'd suggest starting with these fundamentals...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 06-23-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By sisyphus
Agreed. Brian may be the VERY best at what you're...

Agreed. Brian may be the VERY best at what you're describing. Check out his work... (http://s1178.photobucket.com/user/DyeingToPlay/library/?sort=3&page=1)
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-23-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,736
Posted By sisyphus
I've had a couple of sanctioned rounds stopped...

I've had a couple of sanctioned rounds stopped due to lightning, with the worst being 20 holes into the second round of an event at Monroe. The lightning was so intense, I nearly jumped out of my...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 06-21-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 18,780
Posted By sisyphus
Not sure of its current status but it was marked...

Not sure of its current status but it was marked extinct fairly recently. (http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=1379) My youngest went to school at the college there this past year, and the...
Forum: Other Gear 06-20-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By sisyphus
I've got a Golden Retriever for water, and have...

I've got a Golden Retriever for water, and have only found it to be a good tool for getting discs out of clear, un-stirred, flat bottomed areas of water. Even then, you have to have the patience of a...
Forum: Course Design 06-16-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By sisyphus
:thmbup: Great pictures! They help a lot. Hope...

:thmbup: Great pictures! They help a lot. Hope more folks chime in with ideas now. :)
Forum: Course Design 06-16-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By sisyphus
I'm a big fan of course flow.... The walk from...

I'm a big fan of course flow....
The walk from any basket to the next tee should rarely be more than 30 to 50 meters, because I'm there to throw disc golf, not walk fairways and paths. I'd be very...
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 06-12-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 43,395
Posted By sisyphus
Don't worry, it's gonna happen soon. Diamond...

Don't worry, it's gonna happen soon. Diamond Wordsmith says you've done the work, and the way you write helpful info on all those courses says you deserve the Diamond Trusted level, too. Thanks for...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-11-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5,126
Views: 237,959
Posted By sisyphus
Got 'revenge' on my home pitch & putt course...

Got 'revenge' on my home pitch & putt course today. After over 500 rounds there, I never expect to bogie any holes, but threw three yesterday in one round. So I returned today and threw a bogey free...
Forum: Discs 06-07-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,071
Posted By sisyphus
Most folks starting out really need to try a...

Most folks starting out really need to try a variety of discs to determine what's best for them. The irony is that, as your game evolves, the 'best' (and best number of) discs will also change. I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-04-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,904
Posted By sisyphus
When this thread started, I'd been playing disc...

When this thread started, I'd been playing disc golf for about two months, and had not yet discovered DGCR. Now I've met and played with a 1000 course guy, and my next milestone (I'm at 266 myself)...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-03-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,983
Posted By sisyphus
I'm pretty generous on calling things 'aces', but...

I'm pretty generous on calling things 'aces', but this was not a first shot from the tee in a round you were scoring, so for me, I'd call it a 'Cubby Ace': nice & fun, but I couldn't mark a 1 on my...
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