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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-27-2020, 10:12 AM
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Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
Regarding the consistency of basket type over a...

Regarding the consistency of basket type over a course's holes:

This is a natural desire, arising from 'fluke' avoidance. Fair enough.

What if different baskets were used on different holes,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-25-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 13,273
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
This like most analyses of the 'artificial OB'...

This like most analyses of the 'artificial OB' situation is too simplistic.
I say the more the player can see it and 'knows' where it is, the more fair it is.
This is more fair for a couple of...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-24-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 364
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Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
that's called 'begging the question' my clever...

that's called 'begging the question' my clever lad...consider your toll paid.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-24-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 13,273
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
Ok, but why?

Ok, but why?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-24-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 13,273
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
interesting. i saw that comment on a couple of...

interesting.
i saw that comment on a couple of levels, so it warranted praise.
first was the most obvious.
second it seemed i was being teased for poor salesmanship in the idea realm.

that damn...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-24-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 364
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Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
touche. ever encounter any gimmicky bull****...

touche.

ever encounter any gimmicky bull**** in 'real life'? arbitrary rules one must follow to get along in a certain environment (social convention)? ever visited Las Vegas or Disney Land? ever...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-24-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 13,273
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
This is one example taken out of context of the...

This is one example taken out of context of the rest of the course, however, on first glance, it does seem a bit clumsy.

A notable golf course architect, Desmond Muirhead, one of my personal...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-24-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 13,273
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
Your ignorance is about to be revealed, my...

Your ignorance is about to be revealed, my friend, but as always you are 'entitled' to your opinion.

Golf, as we now know it originated in Scotland, links courses by the seaside, right? Near the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-23-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 13,273
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
I've made this point before and it's strong...

I've made this point before and it's strong enough to merit repeating...

The entire game of golf is phony, an artificial contrivance designed to keep us shallow humans amused for a bit. No one...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-22-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 13,273
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
i'm wondering how, other than self-reporting, you...

i'm wondering how, other than self-reporting, you have or collect accurate stats for qualitative abstract things, like 'satisfaction', 'having fun' and 'enjoyment'...OR can one derive an 'ought' from...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-22-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 13,273
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
i'm old enough to have actually played 'on'...

i'm old enough to have actually played 'on' ground baskets - yes, that's right folks, there was a time when the target was a basket of chicken wire on the ground.

don't scoff, beneficiaries of...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-21-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 13,273
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
What we would do well to notice is Kennedy's...

What we would do well to notice is Kennedy's openness to new experiences. The conflict between relative levels of this trait creates many issues in life, but is particularly apparent in a sport which...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-21-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 13,273
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
Ginger or Mary Anne? Is that a false dichotomy?...

Ginger or Mary Anne?
Is that a false dichotomy?

thanks Mitch Hedberg!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-21-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 13,273
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
i disagree but the inductive method has it's...

i disagree but the inductive method has it's limitations. it's very good for telling us 'what's out there' at certain levels of observation.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-21-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 13,273
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
everyone's correct - the poll presents a false...

everyone's correct - the poll presents a false dichotomy.

saul's comment is the most telling - in a manner of speaking the question might have been - how much do you like your disbelief suspended?...
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