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Forum: Disc Golf Courses Today, 07:08 PM
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Posted By Monocacy
Sometimes just as well as usual. Depends how...

Sometimes just as well as usual.

Depends how I'm putting. :D
Forum: Disc Golf Courses Today, 08:28 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,974
Posted By Monocacy
^ Probably took a few thousand hours of work to...

^ Probably took a few thousand hours of work to get “lucky”. But your point is valid.
Forum: Discs 04-01-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 40,437
Posted By Monocacy
^ I'm quoting this part because it EXACTLY...

^ I'm quoting this part because it EXACTLY matches my experience. FWIW I am throwing Star TLs in the upper 150s.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-30-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 11,216
Posted By Monocacy
Police are on alert for a suspect with a really...

Police are on alert for a suspect with a really impressive set of bolt cutters.

Yeah that sucks. Surprised the basket were not pulled already.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-29-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,963
Posted By Monocacy
Nice graphic. I hope anyone who sees it realizes...

Nice graphic. I hope anyone who sees it realizes that a straight line on a log scale = exponential growth.

And if exponential growth for a novel virus that causes severe illness doesn't get...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-29-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,963
Posted By Monocacy
The hand soap bottles at my work lunchroom walked...

The hand soap bottles at my work lunchroom walked off weeks ago, so we have been using dish soap to wash our hands. Probably fewer moisturizers, etc. but seems to work pretty well.

Not...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-29-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,963
Posted By Monocacy
Sorry, missed edit window. Best to allow at...

Sorry, missed edit window.

Best to allow at least 10 minutes of contact time for disinfection with bleach.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-29-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,963
Posted By Monocacy
There is some good information in your post, but...

There is some good information in your post, but also a few errors that should be corrected - please see below:



Couple of errors here:

1. SARS-CoV-2 is an RNA virus, not a DNA virus.
2....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-29-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 11,216
Posted By Monocacy
Yes, that is a reasonable assumption. Better case...

Yes, that is a reasonable assumption. Better case fatality rate estimates will probably not be available for a year or two. Typically public health officials use retrospective data and study smaller...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-28-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,439
Posted By Monocacy
Yes. I played last weekend, picked up all the...

Yes. I played last weekend, picked up all the short putts, and was careful not to make any long putts. :D
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-28-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,439
Posted By Monocacy
^ This, more than anything else, is what is...

^ This, more than anything else, is what is keeping me off the course. I can still toss putters around the yard, practice putting, and take the dogs out for exercise.

Most of the epidemiology I am...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-28-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 11,216
Posted By Monocacy
Mmmkay, how's this for sciencing things up? The...

Mmmkay, how's this for sciencing things up? The reference to "policies" refers to things like closing schools, limiting gatherings, restricting mobility, etc.

Preprint article, usual disclaimers...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-23-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,084
Posted By Monocacy
True, but to date West Virginia has tested less...

True, but to date West Virginia has tested less than 500 people. Stay safe out there, for yourself and for others.

West Virginia Dept. of Health and Human Resources...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-22-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,084
Posted By Monocacy
Whoa. Suddenly I feel . . . feverish

Whoa. Suddenly I feel . . . feverish
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-22-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,084
Posted By Monocacy
Nature reports that: * COVID-19 patients...

Nature reports that:

* COVID-19 patients can be highly infectious when they have few or no symptoms, and
* 18% to 59% of COVID-19 cases are estimated to be asymptomatic.

Covert coronavirus...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-20-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,084
Posted By Monocacy
Smallpox killed 30% of its victims, and evidence...

Smallpox killed 30% of its victims, and evidence of smallpox has been found in Egyptian mummies dating to the 3rd century BCE. So unfortunately not all viruses evolve toward milder strains.

Or...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-20-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,084
Posted By Monocacy
I don't know your age, but the US CDC reports...

I don't know your age, but the US CDC reports that:



New Analysis of Coronavirus Risk...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-20-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,084
Posted By Monocacy
A recent study in Wuhan estimated 1.4% mortality...

A recent study in Wuhan estimated 1.4% mortality for people showing COVID-19 symptoms:



Estimating clinical severity of COVID-19 from the transmission dynamics in Wuhan, China...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-20-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,084
Posted By Monocacy
The intensity of UV light required for...

The intensity of UV light required for disinfection is roughly 4 orders of magnitude higher than what you can safely be exposed to. The rest of your advice is solid.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-17-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,286
Posted By Monocacy
Doubling times vary but current estimates are 5...

Doubling times vary but current estimates are 5 to 6 days. So every 5 to 6 days the number of cases doubles, unless we do something to break the chain of infections.

When post-mortems are written...
Forum: Discs 03-17-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 23,101
Posted By Monocacy
Yep, mine are Star Wombat3s, around 171 grams. ...

Yep, mine are Star Wombat3s, around 171 grams.

Did a little field work after work. Wombat3 stood up pretty well to a mild headwind with a little hyzer. Even managed a few plausible sidearms.
...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-17-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,286
Posted By Monocacy
The answer will depend on each person's financial...

The answer will depend on each person's financial circumstances, non-disc golf income, etc. So I am reluctant to advise because circumstances will differ for each person.

I will say this: A March...
Forum: Discs 03-15-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 23,101
Posted By Monocacy
Put two Wombat3s in the bag today for testing....

Put two Wombat3s in the bag today for testing. This disc is in serious danger of making the bag. Its competition is a 400G M4.

Wombat3 reminds me of a less-touchy Comet. And I threw Rocs and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 03-15-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 17,431
Posted By Monocacy
Oh man. Hotel Hershey, Shank Park, and Ship Rock...

Oh man. Hotel Hershey, Shank Park, and Ship Rock better than Muddy Run? Without saying why?

Lulz.
Forum: Bag Suggestions & Feedback 03-15-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By Monocacy
For a putter-only round I carry a Medium Harp and...

For a putter-only round I carry a Medium Harp and two XT Studs. One Stud is beat-up for putting and understable approaches, and the other is fresh for straight approaches. Thrown FH and BH I don't...
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