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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-14-2017, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3,245
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 345,415
Posted By Olorin
Personally, I think that par is useful for...

Personally, I think that par is useful for several other reasons as well. I would encourage anyone with an open mind to check out "Why disc golf needs consistent par standards...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-04-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 106,470
Posted By Olorin
1000 ft! Tyger River...

1000 ft!

Tyger River (https://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=7211&mode=ci) in Reidville, SC. Hole 15A

https://www.dgcoursereview.com/course_pics/7211/60ebff9e.jpg

Basket to tee...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-03-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,433
Posted By Olorin
I counted a 50 ft uphill ace at New River. It was...

I counted a 50 ft uphill ace at New River. It was still fun!

I hope someday soon that your son will make a shot like this 7 year old (http://tiny.cc/0plooy) did. (You need to be logged in to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-26-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,245
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 345,415
Posted By Olorin
Steve, Thanks so much for your diligent...

Steve,

Thanks so much for your diligent efforts and continuing to fight the good fight for par! You are doing a great job and making a significant contribution. Even if you might sometimes feel...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-20-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3,245
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 345,415
Posted By Olorin
I've always wondered the same thing! :D

I've always wondered the same thing! :D
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-14-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3,245
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 345,415
Posted By Olorin
[/QUOTE]I'm finally showing up... replying to...

[/QUOTE]I'm finally showing up... replying to when it was merely post 1596...

See Why Disc Golf needs consistent par standards...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-12-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,613
Posted By Olorin
I am a former record holder (2010) and the...

I am a former record holder (2010) and the official record keeper for "The Most Holes Played in 24 Hours".
The records can be found at DG Resources...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-05-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 93,041
Posted By Olorin
by The Valkyrie Kid, on Tyee Farms...

by The Valkyrie Kid, on Tyee Farms (https://www.dgcoursereview.com/reviews.php?id=8753&mode=rev) in Camano Island, WA.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-05-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 32,128
Posted By Olorin
I usually include my assessment of the course...

I usually include my assessment of the course level in my reviews, and when I post my hole-by-hole ratings and review notes I include the course level there too. This is based on the Level Score...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-01-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,404
Posted By Olorin
You just set the record for Finland! I think that...

You just set the record for Finland! I think that you should take this information and start a new thread. Us stats junkies like details so the more stats the better, like number of 9 hole courses,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-29-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 32,128
Posted By Olorin
Holy collusion! Robin backs up Batman. ;)

Holy collusion! Robin backs up Batman. ;)
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 06-22-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,034
Posted By Olorin
[/QUOTE]Perfect!

[/QUOTE]Perfect!
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 06-22-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,610
Posted By Olorin
Welcome from the mountains of the northwest...

Welcome from the mountains of the northwest corner of NC! (The mountainous terrain in the High Country around Boone has 4 of my favorite courses in NC-- Sugaree, Black Jack, Ashe County Park, and...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 06-19-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 24,501
Posted By Olorin
Why is Sugaree listed as extinct again?

Why is Sugaree listed as extinct again?
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 06-16-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 24,501
Posted By Olorin
I just uploaded my hole-by-hole ratings in the...

I just uploaded my hole-by-hole ratings in the Files section of the course page (https://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=3127&mode=lf). My numbers had Sugaree coming out as a Blue level course....
Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-16-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,852
Posted By Olorin
I'm still stuck at 250+. Hey, I've never claimed...

I'm still stuck at 250+. Hey, I've never claimed to be very good.

Can you find that post and give a link to it here? I'm pretty sure the old DGR forums are accessible even though they went down...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-16-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,852
Posted By Olorin
I'm gratified that it is helpful. Some people...

I'm gratified that it is helpful. Some people collect stuff like matchbooks, model cars, etc. Oh yeah, and discs! (There is someone who collects door stops. Now, who is that?) But I collect disc golf...
Forum: Discs 06-16-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 56,745
Posted By Olorin
There's only one fact of frisbee fysics that I...

There's only one fact of frisbee fysics that I know for sure:
"Flat flip flies straight"

(I wonder if that eminent aeronautical engineer, Dr. Headrick, coined that jingle too?)
Forum: Discs 06-16-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 56,745
Posted By Olorin
My summary of incorrect aerodynamic theories of...

My summary of incorrect aerodynamic theories of the physics of flying discs (https://sites.google.com/site/dgresources2/Home/aerodynamics/turnright/incorrect-1) at DG Resources. (incomplete)
Forum: Discs 06-16-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 56,745
Posted By Olorin
DG Resources has a summary with links to find...

DG Resources has a summary with links to find technical research papers on the aerodynamics of flying discs (https://sites.google.com/site/dgresources2/Home/aerodynamics/aero-resources).
Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-15-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,852
Posted By Olorin
There may be some ideas in this Distance Secrets...

There may be some ideas in this Distance Secrets (https://www.discgolfreview.com/resources/articles/distancesecrets.shtml) article by Dave Dunipace that I compiled, organized, and edited a while back.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-12-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 93,041
Posted By Olorin
Heelboycraig on Goose Landing...

Heelboycraig on Goose Landing (https://www.dgcoursereview.com/reviews.php?id=6560&mode=rev) in Richfield NC:
"Goose Landing is an excellent course at the intersection of the middle of nowhere (NC...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 06-12-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,118
Posted By Olorin
Valley Springs...

Valley Springs (https://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=1959) in Durham is my personal favorite course in the Triangle. I think you would like (original 1-18) from the Red tees. It's in a...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 06-11-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,118
Posted By Olorin
Here's my one piece of advice to the OP: learn...

Here's my one piece of advice to the OP: learn how to throw a midrange (like a DX Shark in 135-155g) flat and straight. Seek to throw it no more than 10 ft high and as straight as possible. Don't...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-07-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,245
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 345,415
Posted By Olorin
I wrote it, but I had editorial help from...

I wrote it, but I had editorial help from friends, esp. Dave242.

But the ideas were refined over the course of several years through discussions that involved Chuck Kennedy, John Houck, Harold...
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