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Forum: Course Design 10-18-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 165,630
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
The smart way to keep people passive and obedient...

The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum—even encourage the more critical and...
Forum: Course Design 10-18-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 165,630
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
Ideas belong to no one. I doubt anyone here...

Ideas belong to no one. I doubt anyone here sincerely believes the folks at Innova were the first or only to imagine a triangular rim disc - so what is it that makes them noteworthy? Perseverance?...
Forum: Course Design 10-18-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 687
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
Scout without preconceptions or program, which is...

Scout without preconceptions or program, which is another way of saying 'take what the land gives you'. Allow the plot to tell you where all the good holes are (there could be hundreds or even...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-18-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 980
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
Match play scoring is how Golf started and tends...

Match play scoring is how Golf started and tends to even out penalties and rewards for the individual in a match. One may still win or lose via a single error, but one won't be blown out by single...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-17-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,312
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
This is good. I've felt this way about...

This is good.

I've felt this way about 'regimented' practice sessions. For example, if you force yourself to practice from measured distances, you train your 'being' to 'read' these situations for...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-06-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,092
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
this is an interesting phenomena. i wonder, if...

this is an interesting phenomena.
i wonder, if the lack of affective display has something to do with the supposed diminishment of social skills in younger generations...people who are truly...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-06-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,092
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
I read it differently... Saw the fellow in the...

I read it differently...
Saw the fellow in the story as a older guy with limited options and low-self esteem, possessed by the knowledge that not only would he never accomplish such a feat, but it...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-05-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 7,399
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
Take note: this thread isn't to be taken too...

Take note: this thread isn't to be taken too seriously, or better, i take it as an opportunity to brainstorm/b*llsh*t about this topic...these ideas are predicated on the general premise that more...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-05-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 7,399
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
see #5 - a player should rely on his own normal...

see #5 - a player should rely on his own normal resources.

What's interesting to me is how 'personal' this thread gets...I guess we all tend to think about our own games first and foremost...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-04-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 7,399
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
I believe in Golf the reason for an early...

I believe in Golf the reason for an early departure's DQ relates to 'not finishing the course correctly', which means one forfeits the right to 'try again'. Disc golf fears alienating players, so...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-04-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 7,399
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
Disagree for 3 reasons. 1. Maintaining your...

Disagree for 3 reasons.

1. Maintaining your quiver is to be considered a skill test.
2. Limiting options is also to be considered a skill test.
3. Selection of the proper quiver for a given...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-04-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 7,399
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
Assuming this is for 'official tournament...

Assuming this is for 'official tournament play'...

1. Ban jump-putting. Jump-putting demands that your card-mates enforce the rules.

2. Expand the smallest green to a 15 meter circle and allow...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-04-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,066
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
This ^ fellow's onto something. 'Turnover' is...

This ^ fellow's onto something.
'Turnover' is a term generally used for shots thrown with more force - the thrower 'forces' the disc to turn with speed or the the disc is 'under stable' at that...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-30-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,212
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
see there? reminiscing can be cool...almost as...

see there? reminiscing can be cool...almost as good as anticipating...

Dr. Rick is nice but he's got an ego like everyone else. He's well practiced at keeping it under wraps - outstanding mental...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-30-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,212
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
Smile Barsby's got some of the best stand-up comedy in...

Barsby's got some of the best stand-up comedy in the game and he's a decent impressionist too...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-30-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,212
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
@DiscFifty (and his ilk): this tread is merely...

@DiscFifty (and his ilk): this tread is merely content provided to amusingly distract. Provide your own that's better or go elsewhere, please. And don't take things so 'ironically', clever-man.


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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-29-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,212
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
'Legendary' Players

By my count there are three unanimous choices for this designation in disc golf.

Legendary might be a category above 'Hall of Fame' status, and would primarily be for a player's accomplishments on...
Forum: Course Design 09-28-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 165,630
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
This 'team' oriented approach already exists in...

This 'team' oriented approach already exists in Golf, if for nothing else than nobody's God.

On the 'environmental' side of things, Golf's penetration into the universities has enabled them to...
Forum: Course Design 09-28-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 165,630
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
this post provides realistic hope. consider...

this post provides realistic hope.

consider Golf and its evolution, which encompasses hundreds of years. imagine how many iterations of various ideas they've tried over the years, all with...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-27-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 57,980
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
People who use the example of the 3-point shot in...

People who use the example of the 3-point shot in basketball miss the point.
The 3-point shot was implemented as a reaction to other developments in the game, just as the shot clock was. So the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-27-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 12,057
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, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,857
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
I think the IDGC has such a practice area of...

I think the IDGC has such a practice area of several acres.
I suggest a site visit or at least a call to get your info.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-25-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 12,057
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, 07:02 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 6,589
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
Despite the fact that social proof is really no...

Despite the fact that social proof is really no proof at all, are the tyrannical elements of the game ignoring the chaotic elements, the 'exceptions'?

We all observe Golf having this problem, to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-24-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 12,057
Posted By curmudgeonDwindle
that's called 'begging the question' my clever...

that's called 'begging the question' my clever lad...consider your toll paid.
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