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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-30-2020, 09:50 AM
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Then I'd get to throw over 400 feet. YES.

Then I'd get to throw over 400 feet. YES.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-28-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 40
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Posted By Billipo
This post reminds me of a recent and only article...

This post reminds me of a recent and only article in Discgolfer that I have actually read. It was regarding tougher greens for spectator appeal by creating risk reward at greens. The article was...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-27-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 60
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Posted By BuzzzChief
Steve, did you do some kind of actual study with...

Steve, did you do some kind of actual study with different-rated players at discrete distances? Or are you pulling from C1/C2 data?

I think it's difficult to make a clear equation for this because...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-25-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,645
Posted By Cgkdisc
The basket design is already an inconsistently...

The basket design is already an inconsistently designed "gimmick." We're just so used to this Rube Goldberg contraption that it seems normal like a basketball hoop. The original peach basket and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-25-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By DiscJunkie
I wouldn't like to see anything "artificial" or...

I wouldn't like to see anything "artificial" or gimmicky that would not be available at a local course.
Sticks/Poles or fake boulders, these are some things that I could duplicate or even encounter...
Forum: Discs 05-23-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,373
Posted By ajcloutier
At the end of the day its all just plastic. Its...

At the end of the day its all just plastic. Its easier to adapt to marginal differences in feel or flight than it is to fight what time and availability does to discs. People forget disc polymers...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-22-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 312
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Posted By LateWesternSky
That isn't how step putting works. With step...

That isn't how step putting works. With step putting, you are releasing at basically the same time your left foot leaves the ground (assuming rhbh). Very similar to a jump putt, except your right...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-22-2020, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Steve West
If so, wouldn't you be able to step ONTO the lie...

If so, wouldn't you be able to step ONTO the lie from 8.5 meters and be more accurate than at 11? (Releasing the moment you step on the lie.)
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-22-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 312
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Posted By BillFleming
I see smaller baskets not happening. But for an...

I see smaller baskets not happening. But for an economical reason. Let's say the rule changes and tournaments now use smaller baskets. Every course will have to change to smaller baskets - why? ...
Forum: Discs 05-21-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 91
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Posted By BogeyNoMore
FWIW, I've never spent more than $20 on a disc...

FWIW, I've never spent more than $20 on a disc (and have only done that a few times for OOP plastic).

I don't even like spending over $15 for a disc.
It's not that an extra couple of bucks will...
Forum: Discs 05-21-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 91
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Posted By Tinkles
I find a mold/plastic I like the feel and flight...

I find a mold/plastic I like the feel and flight of and try to find unique stamps or dyes of it. It makes me happy.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-21-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 312
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Posted By esdubya
I'm not sure anyone is saying it is "needed", at...

I'm not sure anyone is saying it is "needed", at least I'm not. Count me in the intrigued and undecided camp. I'm at least willing to entertain that it might add some drama to the top tier events. ...
Forum: Discs 05-21-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 91
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Posted By wims
Personally I prefer stock runs. Easy to replace...

Personally I prefer stock runs. Easy to replace whenever I lose a disc and they are inexpensive as well
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-20-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 312
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Posted By nothinbuttree
I can understand personal preferences. But to...

I can understand personal preferences. But to change a sport at the highest level, where the big money and best players are, there will need to be some compelling arguments made for

A) How this...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-20-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 312
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Posted By DavidSauls
Oh, it can work. Please tell me why it's...

Oh, it can work.

Please tell me why it's better, what benefits are gained for the players or spectators, that justify the effort.

And, since it's been done and demonstrated, why didn't it catch...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-19-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 10,777
Posted By DavidSauls
That would start with stating the benefits of...

That would start with stating the benefits of this change, for the players, viewers, or disc golf media. How much would narrower baskets reduce putting percentages, and how exactly would that...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-19-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 10,777
Posted By ru4por
I honestly have a hard time getting board with...

I honestly have a hard time getting board with anything that adds this much work to a TD and staff of a major, NT or DGPT event. The work is already monumental...ask a certain SE Michigan TD. I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-19-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 312
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Posted By ru4por
Let's make pro's play with bigger discs. Like...

Let's make pro's play with bigger discs. Like 16". Or mandatory shoes that are 3 sizes too big. Would that solve the problem.....wait....I don't know what the problem is. :\:\
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-18-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 10,777
Posted By jakebake91
My thoughts' 1) To me, we are offering a...

My thoughts'

1) To me, we are offering a solution to a problem that doesn't exist. A smaller basket doesn't catch shots that a full size basket "shouldn't"? Who says it shouldn't? If it's off the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-18-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 10,777
Posted By InDaWoodsDiscN419
Disc Golf is a Leisure Activity...

:D
There are Research papers written about the importance of Leisure Activities in the

physical/mental well being of humans throughout our lifespans from baby to toddler,

adolescent to adult...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-18-2020, 12:02 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 10,777
Posted By nothinbuttree
There may be better or more complete stats out...

There may be better or more complete stats out there, and maybe this course is not representative, but this is the round I picked--I figured the best players were there and hence the best putters....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-17-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 10,777
Posted By Moose33
What if we just banned jump putts inside C2?...

What if we just banned jump putts inside C2? Would that make it enough harder without changing equipment?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-17-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 10,777
Posted By F. Howl
But you concede that they would lay up on...

But you concede that they would lay up on hillsides, death putts, windy days, and elevated? That's a lot of laying up.

I dont like that it would shrink the various putting styles to two effective...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-17-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 10,777
Posted By Three Putt
biscoe's last point is the heart of the matter...

biscoe's last point is the heart of the matter IMO. The whole driver of the issue is comparing ball golf scores to disc golf scores relative to par and trying to make disc golf score like ball golf....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-17-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 10,777
Posted By biscoe
Reasons Not to Change Baskets for Elite Events...

Reasons Not to Change Baskets for Elite Events (since there is no actual data everything posted by either side on the issue is strictly opinion):
1. fewer instances of the disc going into the basket...
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