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View Poll Results: What do you consider a gimmie?
Putt Everything, No Gimmies! 16 22.54%
If You Can Touch Chains, It's A Gimmie. 43 60.56%
Anything Inside 10ft... 8 11.27%
Other (Specify In Post) 4 5.63%
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Old 04-29-2009, 08:55 PM
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if i can lean over with my foot behind the disc and essentially drop my disc in then its a gimmie. no ifs and or butts about it. so i guess we play no gimmies either.
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Old 04-29-2009, 09:00 PM
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Tournament play - you have to putt everything or you get extra strokes, but we've always played if you can touch the chains then it's a gimmie. Outside of that we putt - usually because it's more nerve racking because you know if you miss a short one people will give you hell about it.
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If i or anyone after playing for 7-8 years can still miss a 10 footer on level ground we should just give up.
What if you're putting into a 40 MPH headwind or crosswind?
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Old 04-29-2009, 09:14 PM
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omega is a cocky one huh...ive seen the best in the world miss 10 footers...
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Old 04-29-2009, 10:26 PM
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with that being said if you cant make a 10footer dont tap my putt in , thats just embarrasing for everybody.
You may say some less than PC stuff Omega, but much of it is funny or hilarious, like this one.

Back to the topic, I consider it a gimme when you can actually lean over and set it in the basket, but I never take gimmes- you have no gimmes in real rounds so I want to be used to making them.

I know women's golf used to have gimmes, not sure if it still does. But for DG, something like a disc under the "cylinder" could be considered a gimme to save a little time.
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Old 04-29-2009, 10:27 PM
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Old 04-29-2009, 10:45 PM
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I will only play with gimmies in casual rounds and it is only a gimmie if I can touch the chains.

In response to Omega...Sometimes when I am putting bad and I have a 10 footer left, I'll tell myself, "If you miss this, then you have to go home." Then I always nail it!
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Old 04-29-2009, 10:56 PM
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I think that I am kind of weird in saying this but not as much as this poll is telling me. Putt Everything! Sometimes you just need to see the disc hit chains. It definately helps the mental picture.
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Old 04-29-2009, 11:10 PM
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I putt everything, every time. It's just how the game is played. If my disc is sitting under the basket, I'll step up and set another disc in the basket before picking up the one on the ground. It takes no more time than taking a gimmee. But that's just me and I don't care if friends in casual play skip actually holing out.
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I putt everything, every time. It's just how the game is played. If my disc is sitting under the basket, I'll step up and set another disc in the basket before picking up the one on the ground. It takes no more time than taking a gimmee. But that's just me and I don't care if friends in casual play skip actually holing out.
Do your dg buddies, knowing that you will always be putting out officially and near the basket on every hole, regularly ask you to clean up their parked shots? I can see how that might get annoying...but hey, since you are down there could you get that please? thanks...
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