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View Poll Results: Are you a lefty, righty, or ambidextrous
Lefty 15 21.74%
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Ambidextrous 9 13.04%
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Old 04-20-2009, 12:24 AM
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Left Handers/Right Handers Poll

Any thoughts, anecdotes, stories, advice etc. would be fun!

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Old 04-20-2009, 12:32 AM
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I heard that left handers are abnormal. My bro is a lefty
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Old 04-20-2009, 12:37 AM
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My brother is left handed and hates holes that finish left, but loves holes that finish right.
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:13 AM
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Just played doubles Friday night with an ambidextrous guy (he was on the other team on our card). Weird thing is, you couldn't tell by his stance whether he was shooting righty or lefty. He stood with his feet a little wider than shoulders, facing forward, until he began his runup. He also held his disc with both hands, so you had to look really close to see which hand he was gripping with. As far as I could tell, he was equally good with both hands, although he did putt righty.
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:53 AM
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I do think that being ambidextrious would be seriously advantageous in this sport. However I think developing all the different shots that one could possibly throw with one hand might be more beneficial. Can anyone explain to me why lefties seem to think that they are so much more special than the rest of the world? Someone other than myself has had to have noticed this, shirts and mugs making lefties the chosen people?
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Old 04-20-2009, 07:34 AM
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What's with the lefty obsession here lately?
If you suck, it doesn't matter if you're lefty or righty.
If you have developed your game to a high level, it doesn't matter if you're righty or lefty.
Good course designers will make good courses challenging for righties, lefties, forehand and backhand.
As for poorly designed courses...
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Old 04-20-2009, 08:04 AM
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I do think that being ambidextrious would be seriously advantageous in this sport.
Totally agree....in fact I would give my right hand to be ambidextrous!
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Old 04-20-2009, 08:46 AM
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I dance left-footed...
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Old 04-20-2009, 09:16 AM
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I wouldn't know, but I hear it's hard to be left-handed. Have you ever seen a lefthanded chainsaw? How about a lefthanded butter knife? They struggle with handedness in ways that we righties never give a first thought to. I suspect ambidextrous people are usually lefties that have been forced by society to improve their right hands.
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Old 04-20-2009, 09:28 AM
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I might as well have been born without a left hand as I am so dominant righthanded.

The only time I use my left hand in DG is when the disc is laying a foot or two from the basket. I'll chunk it in with my left and even then, it's 50-50. LOL

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