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Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-27-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,549
Posted By Armus Patheticus
So you're suggesting all this work and testing as...

So you're suggesting all this work and testing as a convoluted means for consumers to estimate their arm speed?

This would also not lead to more accurate flight numbers, unless you published a...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-26-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,549
Posted By Armus Patheticus
While it would be interesting to see discs thrown...

While it would be interesting to see discs thrown mechanically at precisely controlled variables of angle, speed, and spin, there is still no such thing as appropriate arm speed:rim width.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-23-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,337
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Ticks only eat a few meals in a normal life...

Ticks only eat a few meals in a normal life cycle; once before molting, again before molting, lastly before mating and death. Depending on how long it takes to find food, this cycle can be over in a...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 05-20-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,549
Posted By Armus Patheticus
I don't know how how to measure spin, but it is...

I don't know how how to measure spin, but it is easy to detect higher spin rates on throws of equal speed based on the relative results. High spin tends to stabilize the flight pattern. This does not...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-12-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,291
Posted By Armus Patheticus
I play with one or two discs a lot. Sidearm vs...

I play with one or two discs a lot. Sidearm vs backhand, all rollers, three or four concurrent one disc rounds (this week I played Spirit vs. Roc vs. Putt'r vs. Inertia). The last time I was near...
Forum: Course Design 05-07-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Armus Patheticus
A burly drill is a good recommendation. I don't...

A burly drill is a good recommendation. I don't know how deep you're going but creosoted beech and sycamore and other "junk" wood that ties are made from often turns into a fascinating gummy plastic...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 05-05-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,300
Posted By Armus Patheticus
"Who knows?" is mostly the correct answer. Some...

"Who knows?" is mostly the correct answer. Some signs are very detailed, showing multiple lines with their particular distances, distances to particular landmarks, and so on. But this is rare....
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 04-29-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 820
Posted By Armus Patheticus
OAT is off-axis torque. Meaning that you are...

OAT is off-axis torque. Meaning that you are creating rotational force contrary to the intended spin and primary axis of the disc. This manifests itself as wobble or flutter and makes the disc behave...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-19-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,063
Views: 66,733
Posted By Armus Patheticus
The car ride to the course has always risked...

The car ride to the course has always risked human lives. We live in a society that forces us into guilt, and unless we can decline our society altogether I find it best to avoid making comments like...
Forum: Disc Golf Courses 04-12-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 19,825
Posted By Armus Patheticus
After a lot of careful thought, I have decided to...

After a lot of careful thought, I have decided to play disc golf and kill people.
Forum: Discs 04-07-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,910
Posted By Armus Patheticus
My research shows that they all make a splash

My research shows that they all make a splash
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 03-27-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Discs get traded and sold and resold and given...

Discs get traded and sold and resold and given away constantly. Do whatever you want, but there's no merit in playing detective over a passed around plastic toy.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-25-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,779
Posted By Armus Patheticus
I hope to see some transcendent things here and...

I hope to see some transcendent things here and there. See the leaves blow around. See the flowers come up. Crunch on the snow. Smell the dirt. I hope to watch my freinds being pleased with...
Forum: Bag Suggestions & Feedback 03-22-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 998
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Mako, meteor, dx rocs and sharks and cobras,...

Mako, meteor, dx rocs and sharks and cobras, comet, buzzz (and many more) are all very versatile discs. None of these have so much turn that they can't fly straight or hyzer lines, and all are...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-20-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,462
Posted By Armus Patheticus
All of life is an excercise in comparative risk....

All of life is an excercise in comparative risk. The reason to increase risk is that we believe the rewards to be greater. That's the reason we increase risk by driving cars or going swimming or...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-20-2020, 03:15 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,462
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Most obviously, there's still a lot of bowl and...

Most obviously, there's still a lot of bowl and joint passing going on.

The differences in the ways people are effected by fear are interesting. Some panic and overreact. Some deny the existence...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-17-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,931
Posted By Armus Patheticus
My point is that you do many things involving...

My point is that you do many things involving life and death and hurt and haste and ruin and waste without the slightest pause to consider your ethics. Now you're pretending to give a rip about...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-16-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,931
Posted By Armus Patheticus
You people really think there are meaningful...

You people really think there are meaningful ethical considerations tied to the spread of this virus? You buy whatever ethics are sold you I reckon.

I would that Holly and all of the traveling...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 03-15-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,949
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Why do you care about keeping your composure?...

Why do you care about keeping your composure? Because you want to be a decent person? Because you want to avoid damaging your score during a tantrum?

Obscene competitiveness usually leads to...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 03-09-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Wipe with alchohol first. Once the disc is...

Wipe with alchohol first. Once the disc is wetted, use acetone. This allows the stamp color to lift cleanly instead of burning into the disc.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-05-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,155
Posted By Armus Patheticus
I've never been given a disc but have given away...

I've never been given a disc but have given away several hundred. All of my tournament winnings and unmarked/unclaimed finds are given to other tournament players or park gawkers or beginners or...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-14-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,953
Posted By Armus Patheticus
I agree that some behaviors are more disgusting...

I agree that some behaviors are more disgusting than others. My wife was raped by neighborhood kids, stepdads, family friends and boyfriends from the time she was a little girl. One of my cousins was...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-14-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,953
Posted By Armus Patheticus
I'd rather play with a rapist or terrorist than...

I'd rather play with a rapist or terrorist than with an "ordinary A-hole". I'm not scared of being raped or shot on the course. If playing in a competition with anyone meant condoning their actions I...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-11-2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,288
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Jeff in June is talking common sense, out of...

Jeff in June is talking common sense, out of ignorance, to a group of narrow-sighted specialists. He's apparently new to these old elitist controversies. I agree with him: No matter how wrong he is...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-10-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,660
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Thank you brother, for the dime. I'm another who...

Thank you brother, for the dime. I'm another who will never be a PDGA member.
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