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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 06:41 PM
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Posted By Steve West
I would increase par also. Unless par was...

I would increase par also. Unless par was already 5 or 6.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 03:52 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,570
Posted By Steve West
Pedantry does not have levels or degrees.

Pedantry does not have levels or degrees.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 02:02 PM
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Views: 4,570
Posted By Steve West
Area covered, yes. (About 2.005) However,...

Area covered, yes. (About 2.005)

However, the spray paint comes out at a certain rate per linear foot. The outside half is just a little under-saturated (and the inner half a little...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 12:49 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,570
Posted By Steve West
It's only 4 times as much if you are painting the...

It's only 4 times as much if you are painting the entire area inside the circle. The curved line only doubles.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 12:46 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,570
Posted By Steve West
Good question. I think the best answer I can...

Good question. I think the best answer I can come up with is that within 10 meters "advancing toward the target" is what is prohibited, not breaking any plane. Having your arm forward of the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 12:39 PM
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Views: 57,248
Posted By Steve West
Expert does not mean the best in the world. ...

Expert does not mean the best in the world.

Yes, usually hitting trees is not errorless play.

It is certainly conceivable that a hole could be designed so that hitting a tree was the best...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 10:33 AM
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Views: 4,570
Posted By Steve West
So the throwing arm can't break the plane?

So the throwing arm can't break the plane?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 10:29 AM
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Posted By Steve West
Par is not average. Par is the score that an...

Par is not average.

Par is the score that an expert disc golfer would be expected to make on a given hole with errorless play under ordinary weather conditions.

Hitting trees is not errorless...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 10:15 PM
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Views: 57,248
Posted By Steve West
See post #1.

See post #1.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-25-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 4,570
Posted By Steve West
Time? Which round?

Time? Which round?
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-25-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 380
Posted By Steve West
Interestingly, that gives a 60% chance of landing...

Interestingly, that gives a 60% chance of landing in-bounds.
Forum: Course Design 10-23-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By Steve West
Don't just force players to throw straight down...

Don't just force players to throw straight down the middle of every corridor you find.

Sometimes a long open area works better perpendicular to a fairway. Or to multiple fairways. Or at...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-21-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 974
Posted By Steve West
I might be more interested in seeing the players...

I might be more interested in seeing the players chosen only from the lowest level of sponsorship. Including celebrities. That might also take some of the "pride on the line" risk out of it,...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-21-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By Steve West
The rules say: "such that its original flight...

The rules say: "such that its original flight characteristics have been altered". It does not offer safe harbor of: no more than if it had been played with.

If a disc has been laser-etched such...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-21-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4,129
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 516,909
Posted By Steve West
Not most. Some. So we agree, since...

Not most. Some.



So we agree, since par is officially the score that an expert disc golfer would be expected to make on a given hole with errorless play under ordinary weather conditions...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-20-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4,129
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 516,909
Posted By Steve West
It would be hard for it not to happen. If they...

It would be hard for it not to happen. If they just put a "3" they've got about an 85% chance if hitting the right number.

What do you think they put on the tee sign? What should they put?
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 10-20-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,103
Posted By Steve West
Yep, "hit a far tree" is good advice. In the...

Yep, "hit a far tree" is good advice. In the beginner league we were playing on a golf course, yet, the beginners still thought that hitting certain trees was a sub-goal you must accomplish before...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-20-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4,129
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 516,909
Posted By Steve West
Yes, when the designer puts the score that an...

Yes, when the designer puts the score that an expert disc golfer would be expected to make on a given hole with errorless play under ordinary weather conditions on the tee sign.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 10-19-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,103
Posted By Steve West
Jokes aren't as funny if there is no studio...

Jokes aren't as funny if there is no studio audience, canned laughter, or rim shot. I say bring on the graphics and commentators. This ain't bowling; there is no way inexperienced viewers could...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-19-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4,129
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 516,909
Posted By Steve West
Yep. Too bad no one has ever been able to...

Yep. Too bad no one has ever been able to explain it to me in a way that made sense.

Hey wait a minute! I am happy with the definition of par.

Aren't you?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-19-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4,129
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 516,909
Posted By Steve West
As two holes works, too. Yeah, about 65-70%...

As two holes works, too.

Yeah, about 65-70% at the most. Depending on the group of players you are looking at. If it's a bunch rated 800 through 1050, there shouldn't be any particular score...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-19-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4,129
Poll: Par Talk
Views: 516,909
Posted By Steve West
The only really bad scoring distribution is a lot...

The only really bad scoring distribution is a lot of one score. The two you mention are about as far from that as they can get.

I prefer a mix of scoring distributions rather than trying to get...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 10-19-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 62,305
Posted By Steve West
Might as well get this off my chest... It...

Might as well get this off my chest...

It bugs me when the auto-focus makes all the leaves in the background in sharp focus, but the player is not.

I thought cameras could recognize faces and...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 10-16-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By Steve West
There's going to be a lot of good data from that.

There's going to be a lot of good data from that.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-14-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,288
Posted By Steve West
Even less intuitive was telling them that their...

Even less intuitive was telling them that their lie was a 30cm line of no thickness behind their circular marker...
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