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Forum: Disc Golf Courses 04-18-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Steve West
On Fri, Sat, Sun you can make a disc golf tee...

On Fri, Sat, Sun you can make a disc golf tee time. Same priority as golfers. No charge unless you don't show up for it.

http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=93&parkid=296
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 04-17-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 249
Posted By Steve West
Fort Snelling is open.

Fort Snelling is open.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 04-15-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 760
Posted By Steve West
The project is just for clear terminology. I'm...

The project is just for clear terminology. I'm all for the marriage of ball and disc, in another way.

http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/130891328.html

Anyway, it's just for fun now. What...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 04-15-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 760
Posted By Steve West
That'd work. I'm sure the new rules about...

That'd work.

I'm sure the new rules about Dropping Violations would be just as clear and universally understood as for falling putts.



Good point. Let's think of new names for those, too....
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 04-15-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 760
Posted By Steve West
I think it would be better if new players didn't...

I think it would be better if new players didn't have to learn another sport first in order to understand ours.

Knowing what a "drop zone" is (let alone how and when to use it) in golf takes...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 04-15-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 760
Posted By Steve West
New Name for "Drop Zone"?

Having just watched "Tin Cup" ("Somebody tell that idiot he can go up to the drop zone!"), the thought occurred to me: We don't drop our discs, so perhaps this is a chance to further distance...
Forum: Course Design 04-11-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 774
Posted By Steve West
To answer your actual question: No, it's not...

To answer your actual question: No, it's not legit.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-08-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 10,189
Posted By Steve West
Wouldn't it be fun if everyone could edit the...

Wouldn't it be fun if everyone could edit the rules live? They'd be perffect within minutes.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-08-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 10,189
Posted By Steve West
That sounds about right. Some pace of play...

That sounds about right. Some pace of play studies show that with players walk 2 miles per hour and take 30 seconds to throw, on average. So, the extra 90 seconds is just that fifth guy's throws.
...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-06-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,576
Posted By Steve West
Hold an auction for partners.

Hold an auction for partners.
Forum: Tournaments 04-06-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,296
Posted By Steve West
What would you do if the TD was your friend and...

What would you do if the TD was your friend and you helped run the tournament? Do that.

After all, the TD is your friend (you both play disc golf, that's all it takes) and you did help with the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-04-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,191
Posted By Steve West
Well that's simply not true. Cheaters SHOULD...

Well that's simply not true.

Cheaters SHOULD never win.[/QUOTE]


One must play the game to win the game. If one cheats, one is not playing the game. Therefore, one cannot win by cheating. ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-02-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,982
Posted By Steve West
Could work. ...

Could work.

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course_pics/4529/ee91301a_m.jpg
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 04-01-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,046
Posted By Steve West
Here's an idea: The Rules Committee (those who...

Here's an idea: The Rules Committee (those who vote on new rules and set wording) should not be allowed to interpret the rules. There should be a separate set of judges who do the actual...
Forum: Course Design 03-26-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,194
Posted By Steve West
Just for fun, here is some aging data about DGCR...

Just for fun, here is some aging data about DGCR Ratings vs. Number of Holes. The size of the dot indicates the number of courses as of 1/11/11.
...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-21-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 28,664
Posted By Steve West
"Hey, did someone steal half a basket?" "No,...

"Hey, did someone steal half a basket?"

"No, we've only raised half the funds for a new one."
Forum: Course Design 03-19-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,185
Posted By Steve West
You could have calculated the Scoring Spread...

You could have calculated the Scoring Spread Width. This would allow you to more precisely say how well they did. Even rank them.

Hole 12 3.73
Hole 03 3.60
Hole 18 3.56
Hole 07 ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-19-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,042
Posted By Steve West
My wife and I were taking an after-dinner stroll,...

My wife and I were taking an after-dinner stroll, hand-in-hand on our date night. As the sun was just starting to set we found ourselves in a quaint little park we never knew existed. She stopped,...
Forum: Course Design 03-19-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,136
Posted By Steve West
It's on the landing at the top of the down...

It's on the landing at the top of the down escalator. No pole below the tray so the handrails of the escalator can help funnel the disc into the basket, but if you're short, the disc rides down to...
Forum: Course Design 03-18-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,136
Posted By Steve West
Is an Elevator Fair?

So, I was designing an indoor course today. One target is IN an active elevator. Obviously, you can only putt when the elevator comes to that floor and the doors open and no one is in the car.
...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-14-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,384
Posted By Steve West
A good rule of thumb is to find a tee about 1/3...

A good rule of thumb is to find a tee about 1/3 of the way down the fairway. Or, just past the first trouble if there is any.

(Shhhh...Don't tell her I told you this, but whatever handicapping...
Forum: Tournaments 03-14-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,788
Posted By Steve West
For some reason I asked myself: What is the...

For some reason I asked myself:
What is the real probability of a 1000 rated round from the Rec field at Bowling Green?

It wouldn't get out of my head. So, I computed it. I'll spare you the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-12-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 16,106
Posted By Steve West
That's a good thing. In life, when a one...

That's a good thing.

In life, when a one matures and stops lying to oneself to make oneself feel better, only then can true improvement begin.

It's time to stop lying to ourselves by saying...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-11-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,748
Posted By Steve West
Lots of flights land in Amsterdam. That's a good...

Lots of flights land in Amsterdam. That's a good day of playing right there.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-10-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 959
Posted By Steve West
So, you want to know how to deal with ticks and...

So, you want to know how to deal with ticks and you'll do anything except wear long pants, tuck your pants into your socks, spray PERMETHRIN on the outside of your clothes, or apply DEET?

Stay...
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