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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-21-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,245
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 345,586
Posted By DavidSauls
If a penalty is expected?

If a penalty is expected?
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 07-20-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 51,722
Posted By DavidSauls
The extremely brief summary is that they were a...

The extremely brief summary is that they were a start-up disc company which garnered a reputation for really bad customer service, and managed to really anger a surprising number of people, who were...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-20-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3,245
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 345,586
Posted By DavidSauls
I was referencing the philosophy that any throw...

I was referencing the philosophy that any throw that does not do what the player is capable of, is an error. That's a high bar for errorless. My bar would be lower, though I'm sure those 9+s would...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 07-20-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 51,722
Posted By DavidSauls
How long you got?

How long you got?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-20-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3,245
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 345,586
Posted By DavidSauls
I disagree with the latter, due to the subjective...

I disagree with the latter, due to the subjective nature of "errorless" you mention I the former. We have different views on what constitutes an "error". Neither necessarily right or wrong, just...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-20-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3,245
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 345,586
Posted By DavidSauls
I was setting aside "errorless" for the sake of...

I was setting aside "errorless" for the sake of clarifying "expected". Whether we can ignore "errorless" is a matter of debate, since it is in the definition. (I tend to lazily answer that it's...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-20-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3,245
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 345,586
Posted By DavidSauls
This has me pondering a sidebar question: ...

This has me pondering a sidebar question:

"Expected"?

Ignore the errors and heroes for a moment, and consider if par were just the expected score.

Can something be said to be "expected", if...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-20-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 859
Posted By DavidSauls
We do, and now that the leak is fixed, it's not...

We do, and now that the leak is fixed, it's not quite the mad dash that it once was.

But I rarely need that disc quickly---odds are it'll be days before I play again---and I know that (1) sooner...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-20-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 859
Posted By DavidSauls
I, on the other hand, have seen that happen many...

I, on the other hand, have seen that happen many times. Owing to the amount of water I throw over, and watch people throw over---or, particularly in my case, not quite throw over.

These are the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-20-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,577
Posted By DavidSauls
The numbers are already so small as to be...

The numbers are already so small as to be statistically unreliable. Except for California, 1 or 2 players moving from one state to another will significantly change the percentages.

Further...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-20-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By DavidSauls
Yes. My flippant post was tongue-in-cheek,...

Yes.

My flippant post was tongue-in-cheek, of course. I'm 59. I'm not so worried about the sun I get now, as the sun I got in my childhood and 20s---including many sunburns---which there's no...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-19-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By DavidSauls
My strategy is to pretend it won't happen to me. ...

My strategy is to pretend it won't happen to me.

You guys aren't helping.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-19-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,390
Posted By DavidSauls
Sorry to go on and on....it's a pet issue of...

Sorry to go on and on....it's a pet issue of mine, between firsthand experiences and some close calls I've witnessed.

The way to avoid problems is, first, to know about and respect the danger. ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-19-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,390
Posted By DavidSauls
Wow, you're lucky to have come to. Both of...

Wow, you're lucky to have come to.

Both of my incidents, I had someone nearby to rescue me. Once when I was a teenager, once in my early 30s, when I was in much better shape. It's no guarantee....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-19-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,390
Posted By DavidSauls
The scary thing is, once you realize you're in...

The scary thing is, once you realize you're in trouble, it's too late to help yourself. You just have to hope someone is nearby who recognizes the symptoms.

Hydrate, find shade, and occasionally...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-19-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,390
Posted By DavidSauls
Very scary. Glad you made it back. As I...

Very scary. Glad you made it back.

As I posted earlier, I've suffered heat exhaustion twice. And nearly a 3rd time, when I started a tournament without my water and figured I could make it...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-18-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 859
Posted By DavidSauls
A demented designer very near me created holes...

A demented designer very near me created holes with little or no layup, and my confidence has diminished with my skills. Plus, though he provided a short tee, I'm not taking him up on the offer. But...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 07-18-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 349,860
Posted By DavidSauls
We definitely don't want such an entertaining...

We definitely don't want such an entertaining review to be erased.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-18-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 859
Posted By DavidSauls
The real dilemma is the non-floating disc that...

The real dilemma is the non-floating disc that caught a bubble, so its float time is very much in doubt, and retrieval attempts may just cause it to sink.

I recommend hitting it with a large rock,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-18-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 859
Posted By DavidSauls
I return later, when it's had time to make it's...

I return later, when it's had time to make it's way to shore.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-18-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,424
Posted By DavidSauls
I note it on the bottom, with the date, course,...

I note it on the bottom, with the date, course, and hole.

Then continue playing with it, sometimes with a little reluctance to throw it in high-loss-risk places.

The note is just for a pleasant...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-17-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3,245
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 345,586
Posted By DavidSauls
True. I'm not sure about number of throws to a...

True. I'm not sure about number of throws to a number of throws---instead of the total number of throws, without NAGS. Actually, I imagine the system designers are using is "expected...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-17-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,245
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 345,586
Posted By DavidSauls
My mistake, I didn't catch the "circle 2" in your...

My mistake, I didn't catch the "circle 2" in your post.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-17-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3,245
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 345,586
Posted By DavidSauls
Yes, but professional disc golfers are expected...

Yes, but professional disc golfers are expected to get in the basket with one throw, when in the circle.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-17-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3,245
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 345,586
Posted By DavidSauls
Well, I doubt it will lead to 4 tees per hole, or...

Well, I doubt it will lead to 4 tees per hole, or much more difficult putting, and I have it on good authority that as long as it doesn't, it is just a waste of time.
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