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Old 03-06-2014, 01:41 PM
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Originally Posted by coupe View Post
To this point, most of the comments assume that the disc that injured the woman was thrown by a chucker, but given that the published alternate layouts--one of which appears to have been created with at least the tacit approval of the Beach City Disc Club--were designed by individuals who are, or at one point were, PDGA members (#s 23362, 48221, and 53915), maybe we shouldn't be so quick to assume it was a chucker.
FWIW - My post was simply pointing out that as you create longer layouts in shared use, close proximity park:
1) Players are more likely to use drivers, which are:
a) less accurate
b) capable of doing more damage
c) thrown at higher speeds
2) It's harder to see potential conflicts with other people.

All of which exacerbate an already bad situation. Doesn't matter if the player and/or designer are newbs or Ken Climo and John Houck's love child: the alternate layouts make a bad situation worse. PDGA member or not, I see the alt layouts as even more irresponsible than the "normal" layout, and increasing the risk of injury.

I don't think I ever implied either the player or designers were chuckers, simply irresponsible.

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