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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-15-2019, 09:33 AM
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Wrong sub forum for this question. [emoji3] ...

Wrong sub forum for this question. [emoji3]

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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-13-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,746
Posted By cheesethin
Dear 'one guy', when I need to line up a putt, I...

Dear 'one guy', when I need to line up a putt, I use.........[leans in and uses conspiratorial tone] the basket!

I know, my technical insight is breathtaking. I am so awesome.

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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-13-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,746
Posted By cheesethin
Words on a disc are providing information....

Words on a disc are providing information. 'Device' to my mind means something that works physically.

A player could have have a motivational lecture playing through ear buds. They could have a...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-11-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,651
Posted By cheesethin
Pssst... In a Hazard Area, you play your disc...

Pssst... In a Hazard Area, you play your disc where it lies, but with a penalty. [emoji3]

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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-10-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,651
Posted By cheesethin
Bolded bit is right if the TD declares relief...

Bolded bit is right if the TD declares relief under 803.02.A Relief from Obstacles or under 806.03 Casual Area.

If you're taking optional relief under 803.2.D at the cost of a penalty stroke, then...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-07-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 28,047
Posted By cheesethin
Unless throwing with your foot! Sent from my...

Unless throwing with your foot!

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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-04-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By cheesethin
It does, thanks for explaining. Sent from my...

It does, thanks for explaining.

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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-03-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By cheesethin
Thank you - always great to hear direct from the...

Thank you - always great to hear direct from the horses mouth. [emoji3]

What does 'above grade' mean? Just a fancy way of saying 'ground'?

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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-03-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By cheesethin
I'm thinking that JC is right, that the tech...

I'm thinking that JC is right, that the tech standards cover design and manufacture, but do NOT cover installation. Therefore there is no such thing as a non-spec installation.

The bit I quoted in...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-03-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By cheesethin
Do elevated basket placements require a waiver?

And similarly, do sunken baskets? I'm just curious.

The technical standards have a diagram appearing to define the height of the top of the basket above the ground as:

as needing to be 82cm +/-...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-01-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,700
Posted By cheesethin
Here in the UK, a lot of our tournaments don't...

Here in the UK, a lot of our tournaments don't even offer MA1. Our best players are around the 980 mark, so that means all the MA1 standard,940+, players want to play open.

By not having an MA1...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-01-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 28,047
Posted By cheesethin
QA-THR-2 says "There are no restrictions on how...

QA-THR-2 says "There are no restrictions on how you throw the disc."

Insisting that a foot-throw be made shod, seems to be a... restriction.

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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 11-01-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 28,047
Posted By cheesethin
Though the Q&A does also give permission for a...

Though the Q&A does also give permission for a player to throw with their feet. Presumably allowable barefooted. So I'm thinking the foot-dominant player probably has to wear their shoes between...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-31-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 28,047
Posted By cheesethin
$75 for Pro membership, and $10 for the open...

$75 for Pro membership, and $10 for the open book, take as long as you want, test.

So $85 and some reading.

They're not really what we mean by 'eligibility criteria' are they? Why not include...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-31-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,651
Posted By cheesethin
And backing in from the basket side is least...

And backing in from the basket side is least damaging? Rather than backing in from the sides or back?



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Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 10-31-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,159
Posted By cheesethin
DiscFifty, I don't think you and Cgkdisc are...

DiscFifty, I don't think you and Cgkdisc are saying the same thing. I think Cgkdisc is talking about players releasing before they have a supporting point within the lie. What you appear to be saying...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-29-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,651
Posted By cheesethin
There is good overlap between those two - get 'em...

There is good overlap between those two - get 'em with both barrels I say.

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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-29-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By cheesethin
Relief Area with obligatory drop zone at bottom?...

Relief Area with obligatory drop zone at bottom? Would require a waiver for sanctioning, but I'm guessing not a problem.

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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-29-2019, 04:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By cheesethin
My understanding is that taking relief from a...

My understanding is that taking relief from a casual area under 806.03 is at the player's discretion. So therefore you are perfectly entitled to throw from within a casual area if you so choose.

...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-28-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,651
Posted By cheesethin
Seppo Paju did a rules video just before USDGC...

Seppo Paju did a rules video just before USDGC where he explained the rule (incorrectly) like this.

The rule is going to be most often used when the OB is between you and the basket (or parallel...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-24-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,758
Posted By cheesethin
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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-22-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,108
Posted By cheesethin
Actually I'd come across the rule relating to...

Actually I'd come across the rule relating to alcohol (3.03.B).

What I meant to ask was is there a general rule stating that ALL rules are enforce until the scorecard is handed in?

Eg if a...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-22-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,108
Posted By cheesethin
Would someone be kind enough to tell where this...

Would someone be kind enough to tell where this is in the rules. I've been looking and I'm not spotting it.

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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-22-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 886
Posted By cheesethin
The Q&A includes mobility devices (and mentions...

The Q&A includes mobility devices (and mentions canes), in the definition of supporting points.



So you are should be fine in the future to use your cane.

It is interesting that the q&a...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-21-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 886
Posted By cheesethin
I think an umbrella can be considered an illegal...

I think an umbrella can be considered an illegal device under 813.2, depending on the situation. A clear example would be, a sloped, muddy green, with tricky footing, and a player leaning on their...
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