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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Steve West
I set out to make a formula that was as close to...

I set out to make a formula that was as close to the definition as possible (to test whether the definition actually works well, for one thing). So, yes, it should allow for two throws from close...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 07:52 PM
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Posted By Steve West
We generally don't call them just plain "par 3";...

We generally don't call them just plain "par 3"; we call them "must-get birdie holes" or other such euphemisms. But, we all know what they mean.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 07:48 PM
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Posted By Steve West
Doofenshmirtz and PMantle are making a better...

Doofenshmirtz and PMantle are making a better point than I think most people are giving them credit for. It's a very narrow point, but it hasn't been resolved. The point only applies to my method...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 01:24 PM
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Posted By Steve West
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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 01:23 PM
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Posted By Steve West
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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 01:18 PM
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Posted By Steve West
Anyway, we can use scoring data and a formula...

Anyway, we can use scoring data and a formula which is at least very close to the definition of par to have some fun.

Because so many players of so many different skill levels played Am Worlds, we...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 12:55 PM
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Posted By Steve West
I get your point. But, your point is valid only...

I get your point. But, your point is valid only if there is a definition of close range which is different than "where par would be 2". If close range IS where par is 2, then this difference...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 08:49 AM
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Posted By Steve West
Everything that has been talked about in this...

Everything that has been talked about in this thread except drives plus two putts is a statistic based on the current definition, or (in the case of CRP) a definition that parallels the current...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-26-2017, 07:17 PM
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Views: 86,647
Posted By Steve West
No, he would have had to explain what score he...

No, he would have had to explain what score he thought he still had a chance at getting, and how that relates to the score that would be expected of an expert, and that his competition on the lead...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 07-25-2017, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Steve West
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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-25-2017, 09:57 AM
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Posted By Steve West
Mine's up, but I don't recall scoring a 91 at Am...

Mine's up, but I don't recall scoring a 91 at Am Worlds, let alone two of them. Yet, it's in my ratings details. What's up with that?
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 07-24-2017, 09:11 PM
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Posted By Steve West
Still OB.

Still OB.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 07-23-2017, 11:03 PM
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Posted By Steve West
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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-23-2017, 06:25 PM
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Views: 86,647
Posted By Steve West
It goes to the question of whether there is just...

It goes to the question of whether there is just one par (what would be expected of an expert), or whether there are different levels of par for different levels of skill/division (what would be...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-23-2017, 11:51 AM
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Views: 86,647
Posted By Steve West
rhatton1's experience highlights the real...

rhatton1's experience highlights the real problem, which is that not all Open tournaments are Gold-level tournaments. If Open and Gold were synonymous, then all Open tournaments should use Gold par....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-22-2017, 03:27 PM
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Views: 86,647
Posted By Steve West
I had the course pars wrong on that last graph. ...

I had the course pars wrong on that last graph. Par of 64 was rated 986, which is just below the desired range....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-22-2017, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Steve West
Double checking.

Double checking.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 07-19-2017, 10:54 PM
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Views: 781
Posted By Steve West
That's a pretty good one, especially since...

That's a pretty good one, especially since playing barefoot is not allowed.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 07-19-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 781
Posted By Steve West
"Unless" not "until". Huge difference. No...

"Unless" not "until". Huge difference.

No fair changing crucial words to make rules seem silly. There are plenty of real examples.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 07-18-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 781
Posted By Steve West
Darn. I thought this would be an origami thread.

Darn. I thought this would be an origami thread.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-15-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 86,647
Posted By Steve West
OK, so what you're saying is it's not "really"...

OK, so what you're saying is it's not "really" top-level competition, and you're doing something else where blue pars are more appropriate. That makes sense.

Too bad there isn't a division for...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-15-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 86,647
Posted By Steve West
The skill level you are targeting determines the...

The skill level you are targeting determines the pars. For a course, that can be Red or Blue or whatever you want.

For a tournament, the skill level you are targeting is determined by the...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 07-14-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 568
Posted By Steve West
Could you find the "intent" part of the rule and...

Could you find the "intent" part of the rule and quote it for us?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-14-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 86,647
Posted By Steve West
It is also a safe bet that with the top rated...

It is also a safe bet that with the top rated players being around 970, the winning score would be around 4 over Gold par. Oh look. Hmmm, just as good at predicting this one tournament.

The...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-14-2017, 05:37 PM
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Views: 86,647
Posted By Steve West
The problem is that every tournament would have...

The problem is that every tournament would have to tell the players how "soft" par is here, today, this round. It could be anywhere from "accurate" to "you need to be 18 under to cash".
...
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