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Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion Yesterday, 01:31 PM
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Posted By Steve West
OK. Sure, the change affects the TD, but how...

OK. Sure, the change affects the TD, but how often is a TD making calls?

I think bigger impacts will be:

The change will allow the other players in the group to more confidently make the call. ...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-16-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,691
Posted By Steve West
I don't know where you got the idea that the new...

I don't know where you got the idea that the new rule will - or was intended to - change how (or whether) TDs will enforce the rule. The changes were to fix some grammar and remove "distractions" as...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-16-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,691
Posted By Steve West
Where does it say a player cannot make up their...

Where does it say a player cannot make up their mind about whether they will mark, re-throw, or take relief until after your (a)(b)(c)(d)?
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-16-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,691
Posted By Steve West
That's why I like the warning for the first...

That's why I like the warning for the first offense. Don't call them out while they are being slow, wait until they've thrown after they clearly violated the rule and give them an official warning. ...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-15-2021, 11:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,691
Posted By Steve West
Not quite "Period". First, the player also...

Not quite "Period".

First, the player also gets a reasonable amount of time to arrive at the lie. For example, if the throw went into the lake and all throws in the lake go to the drop zone,...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-15-2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,691
Posted By Steve West
A determination is needed on every throw. In...

A determination is needed on every throw. In addition to the decision about whether to mark with a mini or not, the thrower always has the right to consider whether they want to take optional...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-15-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,691
Posted By Steve West
Room where? In the words? Or in the false rules...

Room where? In the words? Or in the false rules people create in their minds?

Serious question, because it seems too many think "They have had a reasonable amount of time to arrive at and...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-14-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,691
Posted By Steve West
It's not.

It's not.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-14-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,055
Posted By Steve West
Stableford Scoring has the same effect. Plus,...

Stableford Scoring has the same effect. Plus, it's "legitimate", so will not be taken as just a made-up way to baby someone. Stableford Scoring is actually more accurate at measuring skill than...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 10-14-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,691
Posted By Steve West
Today, we have become a Sport.

Today, we have become a Sport.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 10-14-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 25,613
Posted By Steve West
Money will always dominate everything. Money is...

Money will always dominate everything. Money is by far the easiest way to get stuff, and it is the only sustainable way to get people to do stuff for you.

The question is: Whose money do you want...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 10-12-2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 25,613
Posted By Steve West
Performance Tracks for the top ten highest rated...

Performance Tracks for the top ten highest rated and the top ten highest finishers.

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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-09-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,555
Posted By Steve West
It could be both. Create a division for those...

It could be both. Create a division for those actually making a living at disc golf. Allow everyone else to play for cash if they want, without forcing them to compete against the real pros.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 10-08-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 25,613
Posted By Steve West
Is this "ordinary weather conditions"?

Is this "ordinary weather conditions"?
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 10-07-2021, 11:34 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 25,613
Posted By Steve West
Actually, it's not hard to figure where to put...

Actually, it's not hard to figure where to put trees to get a specified punishment multiplier. For example, say you want everyone's inaccuracy to cause them to end up 3 times as far from the target...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 10-07-2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 25,613
Posted By Steve West
There's a chart in another thread somewhere. ...

There's a chart in another thread somewhere. These walls of trees amplify the loss of effective distance as a function of inaccuracy. Because there are so many trees (and because squeaking through...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 10-06-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 25,613
Posted By Steve West
This is pretty close to as smooth as you can get....

This is pretty close to as smooth as you can get.

https://www.dgcoursereview.com/course_pics/1022/cff7ed21_m.jpg

Though, wider would be better.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 10-06-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 25,613
Posted By Steve West
...no waiver needed.

...no waiver needed.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-06-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,055
Posted By Steve West
Shorter can be more frustrating because everyone...

Shorter can be more frustrating because everyone else can park their drive. Try to find a course where you both need two (and only two) throws to get to the target on many holes.

Easy, open holes...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 10-06-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 25,613
Posted By Steve West
That's not how the law of large numbers works. ...

That's not how the law of large numbers works. If you had said "reduces" not "removes" you would have been closer.

That law works by increasing the denominator (attempts) to bring the ratio back...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 10-05-2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,562
Posted By Steve West
And I can dunk on a PlaySkool basketball hoop. ...

And I can dunk on a PlaySkool basketball hoop. That doesn't mean the kids should not get their two points when they make a shot.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-05-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,936
Posted By Steve West
One word, to both points:...

One word, to both points: "Recreational".
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-05-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,936
Posted By Steve West
As with most problems, "the" solution is "all of...

As with most problems, "the" solution is "all of the above".

Certainly, par should be appropriate, but I don't think making 7 or 8 throws on every hole is the experience most players are looking...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-05-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,936
Posted By Steve West
Yeah, I should have. Know how to change a title?

Yeah, I should have. Know how to change a title?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-04-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,936
Posted By Steve West
I'm not trying to get beyond that. Think of it...

I'm not trying to get beyond that. Think of it as figuring out whether certain divisions should have used the other tees.
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