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Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 02-11-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By sisyphus
Might be worth taking care in some towns: On my...

Might be worth taking care in some towns:
On my lone trip through Iowa to Minneapolis last summer, I drove through Cedar Rapids. Got home to a speeding ticket in the mail. They have speed cameras on...
Forum: Tournaments 02-09-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,612
Posted By sisyphus
Definitely not as bad as it reads. They were just...

Definitely not as bad as it reads. They were just declaring all the possible OB's, but most of them would take a really extraordinary screw up to put the OB in play. I've only played it a few times...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 02-08-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By sisyphus
{Disclaimer: I'm NOT an expert at technique, and...

{Disclaimer: I'm NOT an expert at technique, and have only been throwing golf discs 4+ years.}

If I'm on the right track, you throw predominantly right hand forehand, and are looking for a disc...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-06-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,097
Posted By sisyphus
I think of it a little like a risk/reward...

I think of it a little like a risk/reward green... when you know the rule is in effect, you have a choice: keep as many shots as you can below 2 meters so you'll never have a penalty :o, or choose...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-06-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,097
Posted By sisyphus
Agreed, seldom used since I started playing just...

Agreed, seldom used since I started playing just four years ago, but makes sense at Kereiakes (http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=89), and at my friend Greg's course (Cedar Sentinels...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-06-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4,763
Views: 201,828
Posted By sisyphus
Ice Bowl fundraiser tourney at AJ Jolly today....

Ice Bowl fundraiser tourney at AJ Jolly today. Weather was awesome (1st round 33 degrees, sunny & calm, 2nd round 43, breeze picking up a little: best we could hope for out there!). Broke my personal...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-06-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 195,549
Posted By sisyphus
Not a downer at all, just wanted to mention...

Not a downer at all, just wanted to mention Jolly (http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=214) always 'wets' (not 'whets') its appetite by grabbing a few discs in the drink. If any disc ...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 02-05-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By sisyphus
So, are you working up a new course listing, you...

So, are you working up a new course listing, you course discoverer, you? :D
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 02-04-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 40,047
Posted By sisyphus
And, I think congratulations are in order for...

And, I think congratulations are in order for DGtourist!

I just searched the member list to make sure I'd thumbed up at least one of his reviews (to help him get to 200 unique voters), and saw a...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 02-03-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 807
Posted By sisyphus
I've got four nearly identical putters in the...

I've got four nearly identical putters in the practice basket in the corner of the garage (plus three more in the bag). If it's really nasty out & I didn't venture outside, I'll throw some putts over...
Forum: Vacations & Road Trips 02-02-2016, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By sisyphus
The 'probably don't bother' course there would be...

The 'probably don't bother' course there would be Natcher Elementary school. :p
Beginners would have the most open, least likely to lose a disc fun at Lovers Lane, but the shorter, wooded courses at...
Forum: Discs 02-02-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 18,927
Posted By sisyphus
Most recent summary of its travels are in post...

Most recent summary of its travels are in post #256, but if we really commit to moving it about a week at a time, this thread could really become more interesting. :D
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 01-31-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 40,047
Posted By sisyphus
OK, data is brought up to date as of Friday...

OK, data is brought up to date as of Friday January 29th (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1jxWIGfACYTQDOBXml5_0Gl4qj7YMzjH9dsqvAhmiq5w/edit?hl=en#gid=0), so enjoy looking that over, setting...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 01-31-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By sisyphus
It was the freezing rain and high winds that got...

It was the freezing rain and high winds that got half the field to bail on a March tourney around here. The weather forecast was bad, so I was surprised that 80 folks turned up for the start, but I...
Forum: Course Maint. & Equipment 01-31-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By sisyphus
I've stopped there ...

I've stopped there (http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=3027)a total of three times between June, 2012 and March, 2015, and it only seemed to be consistently deteriorating. A friend from the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-30-2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4,763
Views: 201,828
Posted By sisyphus
Bagged four new courses 2 &1/2 hours from home....

Bagged four new courses 2 &1/2 hours from home. Threw better in the morning than later in the day when I was tired & the wind picked up. Not a stellar combo, that. :o
Forum: DGCR Announcements & News 01-29-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 40,047
Posted By sisyphus
Just updated the TR stats and will be getting...

Just updated the TR stats and will be getting that to Mashnut as soon as I figure out how...

...meanwhile, here's a summary as of 1/29/16:
27 Diamond TR
74 Gold TR
66 Silver TR
140...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-27-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,606
Posted By sisyphus
Howdy Iver! Just an fyi, there's a family in...

Howdy Iver!
Just an fyi, there's a family in New Mexico that has attended the first two disc golf events in the National Senior Games (where we were a demonstration sport), and I'll give you a...
Forum: Course Design 01-26-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 73,367
Posted By sisyphus
I concur! And the benefits of a shorter...

I concur!
And the benefits of a shorter technical hole mixed in, include:

course variety (I love it when no two consecutive holes are alike)
appeal to different skill sets
easy options for...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-26-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,097
Posted By sisyphus
Play where you feel like you'll have the most...

Play where you feel like you'll have the most fun. That might be playing with age peers, with a larger field, or any combination of factors.
Male, 50 years or older this year, with a 939 rating and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-26-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 173,912
Posted By sisyphus
Remember that anything beyond twelve months from...

Remember that anything beyond twelve months from your most recent tourney might have dropped off, and that could have included hotter rounds. The other variable is the doubling of value of the most...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-26-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,927
Posted By sisyphus
As an older (and heavier) player who has...

As an older (and heavier) player who has developed some painful Achilles tendinitis in my plant foot (rhbh), I really enjoyed coming across tee pads done in soft rubber playground mats this year. But...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-26-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 173,912
Posted By sisyphus
Been playing a little under my average for a...

Been playing a little under my average for a while now, but the beauty of the system lies in year-old results falling away, so I went back up a point. Woo-hoo! 900 makes me ineligible for Rec, and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-26-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 8,239
Posted By sisyphus
Nicely stated numbernine. :clap: I'm going to...

Nicely stated numbernine. :clap: I'm going to focus more myself on using proper terminology out there (when I congratulate a cardmate on a good 'shot' versus a good 'putt') :)

So in answer to the...
Forum: Tournaments 01-25-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 129,305
Posted By sisyphus
I thought you had to fight for your right to...

I thought you had to fight for your right to party. :\
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