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Old 01-10-2012, 10:28 PM
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Something happened playing a round with a friend that made us wonder about a rule. My friend threw his drive and the disc hit a tree. When the disc hit the tree it shattered in a hundred pieces. Where would he be able to throw from? The tree he hit? Would he have to re throw from his previous lie?
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Old 01-10-2012, 10:30 PM
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I believe you play from the largest chunk.
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Old 01-10-2012, 10:32 PM
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I am pretty sure you calculate the most mass per square foot and put from there. If there is one two inch piece but three one in pieces in another area, you would put from the area with three one inch pieces.
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Old 01-10-2012, 10:33 PM
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I believe you play from the largest chunk.
Spot on. The next lie is marked at the largest chunk that you find. [803.03 E]


And if that happens, well, ...

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Old 01-10-2012, 10:36 PM
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pics or it didn't happen
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Old 01-10-2012, 10:39 PM
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I did not have a camera with me. It was an old hammerhead. There was no piece bigger than 2 inches.
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Old 01-11-2012, 01:33 AM
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maybe you could recreate it with another disc
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Old 01-11-2012, 07:31 AM
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Old 01-11-2012, 08:20 AM
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Something happened playing a round with a friend that made us wonder about a rule. My friend threw his drive and the disc hit a tree. When the disc hit the tree it shattered in a hundred pieces. Where would he be able to throw from? The tree he hit? Would he have to re throw from his previous lie?
There's an old saying called "RTFM".

803.03.E: If the thrown disc breaks and comes to rest in more than one piece, the largest piece, as agreed to by a majority of the group or an official, is deemed to be the thrown disc.
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Old 01-11-2012, 08:28 AM
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Here is a more thorough discussion, involving several Disc Golf luminaries. Chuck must have been on vacation that day:
https://groups.google.com/group/rec....2833d617db3b45
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