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Forum: Discs Today, 06:15 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,184
Posted By BillFleming
Dynamic Discs Witness. Really liked the...

Dynamic Discs Witness. Really liked the disc....it's out of production.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2,581
Views: 334,469
Posted By BillFleming
You buy a cup of hot coffee, you take all...

You buy a cup of hot coffee, you take all responsibility - or should - but the lawsuit was created and won.

You have a hair dryer and bathtub, you take all responsibility, but there is a safety...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,581
Views: 334,469
Posted By BillFleming
Unfortunately, common sense doesn't apply in...

Unfortunately, common sense doesn't apply in lawsuits. I foresee the day when someone hurts themselves on a tee pad and sues the course and/or the tournament sponsor.

Then we will see rules...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Today, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2,581
Views: 334,469
Posted By BillFleming
The more important take from Showmez Season 2...

The more important take from Showmez Season 2 Episode 2 isn't about the length of the tee pad (although that is important)...Uli was talking about James Conrad (guest) at one course where the end of...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion Today, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By BillFleming
I do understand the immediate penalty and stroke...

I do understand the immediate penalty and stroke counts. But giving the advice lets the player know they have a choice. In the case I saw the person dinked off the basket and disc rolled back down...
Forum: Discs Today, 11:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,403
Posted By BillFleming
Okay, interesting story time (okay, maybe not...

Okay, interesting story time (okay, maybe not interesting for all). My brother used to work selling tires and passed this information to me.

Tire treadwear (ie...lasts this many miles) is not...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion Today, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By BillFleming
Thank everyone for your input on this. I play...

Thank everyone for your input on this. I play MA3 in tournaments and give advice to players who seem to be new and not familiar with the rules. But I recently saw a video where a player putted from...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-22-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By BillFleming
The reason I'm asking is that I played ball golf...

The reason I'm asking is that I played ball golf for a very long time and you are not allowed to ask for, or give, advice during a round (except from your caddie).
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10.2.a Advice
During a...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-22-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 357
Posted By BillFleming
Giving advice to card mate: Is it allowed?

I haven't found an answer to this in the PDGA rules or anywhere else that I've looked. So here is a situation....

Some rules aren't well known, usually because there rarely is a need for them. ...
Forum: Other Gear 01-22-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By BillFleming
It depends. There are three different sizes....

It depends. There are three different sizes. Mini, regular, XL. All three have different width handles due to the length of the stick. I'm not sure they are making all the different versions...
Forum: Discs 01-22-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,403
Posted By BillFleming
Ball golf does something similar, there is a...

Ball golf does something similar, there is a "robot golfer" that is used to determine compression and distance. Disc golf could do it, if someone could create a machine that would throw discs...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-22-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,353
Posted By BillFleming
For me, the only purpose of the stamps is so I...

For me, the only purpose of the stamps is so I can readily identify which disc is which. Is this white disc a DGA Phenom or a Latitude 64 Explorer? I can't tell the difference between discs by...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 01-21-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 319
Posted By BillFleming
While I like to support the smaller brands....it...

While I like to support the smaller brands....it can be difficult to find a mold that fits a need, or to find one in supply. Several small companies depend on other companies to make their discs. ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-21-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By BillFleming
actually, check out the DGCR Commerce>The...

actually, check out the DGCR Commerce>The Marketplace section of the Forums.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-21-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By BillFleming
This would be more appropriate in the...

This would be more appropriate in the Equipment>Discs forum section.
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 01-20-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By BillFleming
Background, I'm 61 years old and have scoliosis...

Background, I'm 61 years old and have scoliosis (my spine curves the wrong way). I get back pain...sometimes it can be so bad I can't stand up. There were days I disc golfed and couldn't get out of...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-20-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By BillFleming
Well, I guess if your round is going to be less...

Well, I guess if your round is going to be less than 888, DNF is a good option.

Is it an 888 rating or is it a 5 point rating reduction? I'm curious how it works, since the DNF 'rule' could be...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-20-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By BillFleming
The way it is supposed to work is that the last...

The way it is supposed to work is that the last player to putt out sprays the chains and basket - on every hole. But if you watched the coverage it rarely happened and when a player did use the spray...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-20-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By BillFleming
A couple of things could have happened. I know a...

A couple of things could have happened. I know a player who DNF's if he is having a bad round....I don't know this for a fact, but apparently DNF'ing doesn't affect your rating.

Another...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-20-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By BillFleming
It's an area where you are putting, but not...

It's an area where you are putting, but not really putting.

You are probably using a putter, but putting rules don't apply. That's why you can 'step' putt or 'jump' putt. Like a tee shot or...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 01-20-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,406
Posted By BillFleming
Normally, scoring is supposed to be switched...

Normally, scoring is supposed to be switched between players, but you can't do that easily with live scoring. Passing the paper copy around every few holes helped make sure no changes were being...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-20-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,002
Posted By BillFleming
Possibly. But someone needs to put all their...

Possibly. But someone needs to put all their time into disc golf. Two 'McBeth-isms' I've heard and one I saw (on YouTube).

1. For a tournament, some pros were staying together at a local pro's...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-14-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,333
Posted By BillFleming
I carry several discs for different shots, but I...

I carry several discs for different shots, but I always find myself just throwing just a few. For example, I have 14 discs in my bag right now, but will only throw 5 of them. When I play a course...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-13-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,549
Posted By BillFleming
I agree with that....I felt that way with ball...

I agree with that....I felt that way with ball golf also. Save the complements for the exceptional shots. Otherwise, it feels like people are just saying things to say something.

Depending on...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-13-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,549
Posted By BillFleming
But some invest time and effort in...

But some invest time and effort in self-improvement and don't care how they match up to others. I'm one of those....I want to improve my game and I enter tournaments so I can see how my game is...
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