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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-11-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,468
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What if the player is using an alias?

What if the player is using an alias?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-11-2020, 03:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,228
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Goodness. How far away was the thrower?

Goodness. How far away was the thrower?
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-11-2020, 03:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,175
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, 07:45 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,468
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.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-09-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,179
Posted By Armus Patheticus
I've never been a boss, you're right. Never will...

I've never been a boss, you're right. Never will be I reckon. From a household/husbandry standpoint, I believe in doing for myself whenever possible, and in mutual help with friends and neighbors....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-09-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,468
Posted By Armus Patheticus
This probably happens more than you think. The...

This probably happens more than you think. The PDGA kindly and publicly provides a full catalogue of PDGA numbers, names, and hometowns, allowing easy selection of an alternate identity.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-07-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,179
Posted By Armus Patheticus
I usually ignore lazy comments like this. In an...

I usually ignore lazy comments like this. In an effort to understand your motives for responding though... What are the signs of my mental issues and what indication exists that "help" with them...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-07-2020, 01:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,179
Posted By Armus Patheticus
It is interesting that I'm probably even less...

It is interesting that I'm probably even less competitive than yourself (I neither seethe nor attempt to focus (which is probably an unconscious means of competition with myself, as it seems that...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-07-2020, 01:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,179
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Your earlier citation contained a vague ideal,...

Your earlier citation contained a vague ideal, not a rule. A rule forbidding mind games is unenforceable and thus nonexistent. It appears that the biggest obstacle to a mental aspect of disc golf...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-05-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,179
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Well, I've never been afraid of anything on a...

Well, I've never been afraid of anything on a disc golf course. But I invite my opponents inside my head from the outset. Tournament frisbee is for me a human experiment that has nothing to do with...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-05-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,179
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Exclamation I'm not sure. That's why I'm asking these...

I'm not sure. That's why I'm asking these questions.

I find that varying my own style of play and apparent personality seems to impact the choices and moods of competitors. Some players, usually...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-04-2020, 01:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,179
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Why do we want to oversimplify the complex and...

Why do we want to oversimplify the complex and overcomplicate the obvious?

There's plenty more to say, or at least think about. Baseball, for example, or poker, for a very different one, involve...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-01-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,179
Posted By Armus Patheticus
While I read Nova's post with some interest, it...

While I read Nova's post with some interest, it doesn't do much to answer my questions. Perhaps it reveals that some players are willing to resort to mind games in desperate situations, which in this...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-01-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,179
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Having never employed a plumber or lawyer or...

Having never employed a plumber or lawyer or surgeon or financial advisor, I have been unaware of winning as an indication of their competence. My instinct is that there is something very illogical...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-01-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,179
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Mental Competition

In an earlier thread I tried to work out the value of recreational competition. I still find competitiveness meaningless and unfulfilling, but many of you believe it to be a harmless or important...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 12-22-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Throwing a speed 12 or a speed 2 or a bowling...

Throwing a speed 12 or a speed 2 or a bowling ball or a peanut butter sandwich is a high percentage shot on a 200' hole.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 12-22-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Your courage is breathtaking.

Your courage is breathtaking.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-21-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,198
Posted By Armus Patheticus
An unfamiliar disc becomes a familiar disc after...

An unfamiliar disc becomes a familiar disc after a few throws. Frisbees don't require a long intimate complex and involved relationship as a revelationary catalyst. People cycle discs for several...
Forum: Discs 12-19-2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,292
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Putting has almost nothing strictly to do with...

Putting has almost nothing strictly to do with the putter. Putting is about confidence and rhythm and neither of those come from the disc, though a vulnerable mind can have its confidence shaken by...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-08-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,019
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Reminds me of Winnie the Pooh. Which isn't a...

Reminds me of Winnie the Pooh. Which isn't a crticism.

I don't think a disc golf basket is an object to focus a sketch on. At least not in an attractive natural setting. I wonder what would...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-02-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,722
Posted By Armus Patheticus
The inner bull is worth 50 points, not 167.

The inner bull is worth 50 points, not 167.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-30-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,964
Posted By Armus Patheticus
It also appears likely that discfifty doesn't...

It also appears likely that discfifty doesn't know what the lie is. Or what a centimeter is. Or what the word "vague" means.
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 11-30-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,964
Posted By Armus Patheticus
Perhaps Discfifty believes that a very thin...

Perhaps Discfifty believes that a very thin directional aid would be ok.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 11-14-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,216
Posted By Armus Patheticus
I don't do half of what I wish, mostly out of...

I don't do half of what I wish, mostly out of fear and laziness, but also because I cannot find a place to settle and do not want to be a recluse.

The Luddites rejected a technology that had...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 11-14-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 921
Posted By Armus Patheticus
There are dozens of discs equally equipped to get...

There are dozens of discs equally equipped to get you from 150' out onto a precarious green. Obviously drivers (though they would work too) will be slightly more difficult to finesse. Any putter and...
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