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Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-08-2019, 04:03 PM
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Posted By SonicGuy
Of course it will. Whether you start with your...

Of course it will. Whether you start with your arm extended or coiled. You can get the same exact pendulum action starting from either position. You just get more force starting with an extended...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-08-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,260
Posted By SonicGuy
That is fine, but whips don't have tendons so...

That is fine, but whips don't have tendons so this is completely off topic.

And even if it was on topic, why would you not be able to load a tendon when the arm is pre-coiled? The answer is of...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-08-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,260
Posted By SonicGuy
You are reaching (pun intended). There is no way...

You are reaching (pun intended). There is no way that the force used to resist gravity is causing your tendons to lose elasticity. And even if it was it would act the exact same way on an extended...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-08-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 105,985
Posted By SonicGuy
5 guys get butthurt and repeatedly post at me,...

5 guys get butthurt and repeatedly post at me, and it is MY fault this thread sucks? Like it is my fault I am getting posted at by a horde of putting league champions?
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-08-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,260
Posted By SonicGuy
+1. This is the reason you snap a towel from...

+1. This is the reason you snap a towel from straight as well; there is more mass to work with on an extended towel. And for the record I snap a towel from a pre-coiled position; the speed of the...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-08-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,260
Posted By SonicGuy
I believe the video, and I also believe you are...

I believe the video, and I also believe you are mistaken ;)

When you stretch out a rubber band, some of the potential energy is lost as the rubber band deforms. As you hold a rubber band...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 07-07-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,260
Posted By SonicGuy
Hmmmmm, you sure about that? I would appreciate...

Hmmmmm, you sure about that? I would appreciate a citation for this as well. Under your model the heat energy is converted back into kinetic energy along with the elastic potential energy. Seems...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-05-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 105,985
Posted By SonicGuy
Like all of the best art forms, trolling is...

Like all of the best art forms, trolling is always based in truth. I am first and foremost a truth teller. The rest is my own brand of garnish.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-03-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 105,985
Posted By SonicGuy
This is a great attitude to have. Too many people...

This is a great attitude to have. Too many people get caught up in how good they are, convincing themselves they are better than they are by playing short tees and winning protected divisions. Most...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-02-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 105,985
Posted By SonicGuy
Everyone used to say DGR was where the serious...

Everyone used to say DGR was where the serious disc golfers went and DGCR was for rec players. This thread confirms.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-02-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 105,985
Posted By SonicGuy
Exactly. Throwing 300’ is such a laughably short...

Exactly. Throwing 300’ is such a laughably short distance that if you spent all of the time to become a great disc golfer but somehow didn’t pass 300’ even by accident I would say you are probably...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-27-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 105,985
Posted By SonicGuy
Yeah you are good, good for a geriatric. Not good...

Yeah you are good, good for a geriatric. Not good compared to able bodied men. But I bet you kick the crap out of your peers!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-27-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 105,985
Posted By SonicGuy
Don't worry, we had all sorts of explanations...

Don't worry, we had all sorts of explanations like shrinkage and relative humidity :thmbup:
Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-27-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,260
Posted By SonicGuy
Yeah that really doesn't address the question at...

Yeah that really doesn't address the question at hand. From a physics perspective, what is the difference between a whip cracked from a coiled position vs from a straight position? It seems to me...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-26-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,260
Posted By SonicGuy
Is this really true? Any citations for this?

Is this really true? Any citations for this?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-24-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,686
Posted By SonicGuy
What about the arrow? ...

What about the arrow?

https://cdn10.bigcommerce.com/s-qf7ek3kn/products/17012/images/46428/325982_340x340__90950.1449260375.1280.1280.jpg?c=2
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-24-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 105,985
Posted By SonicGuy
I feel like this is a thing that only long time...

I feel like this is a thing that only long time players say. That was the standard explanation before all things disc golf were available on the internet. We didn't have a guy on Reddit with...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-24-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,686
Posted By SonicGuy
I was a notable hater and I think the trend is...

I was a notable hater and I think the trend is towards me eating crow. Let's see how the year pans out though.



Go on?
Forum: Technique & Strategy 06-23-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,316
Posted By SonicGuy
You throw a RHFH with clockwise spin? You should...

You throw a RHFH with clockwise spin? You should never teach someone forehand...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-22-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 105,985
Posted By SonicGuy
But they were the ones arguing... because they...

But they were the ones arguing... because they were offended by their own sucking...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,525
Posted By SonicGuy
Actually this thread is better than the previous...

Actually this thread is better than the previous "Million Dollar Man" thread. This one clearly stated contract. I will cede my point in this one, but claim complete and total victory over the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,525
Posted By SonicGuy
I have SABR, you have, nobody... *SONIC...

I have SABR, you have, nobody...

*SONIC YAWNS A SUPERIOR YAWN*
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,525
Posted By SonicGuy
Hmmmm you two may be the only ones that “know”...

Hmmmm you two may be the only ones that “know” that...

https://sabr.org/research/baseball-s-major-salary-milestones
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,525
Posted By SonicGuy
Calling McBeths contract a million dollar...

Calling McBeths contract a million dollar contract is stupid. It is over a period of years. I could easily see any number of players getting 5 year $200k per year contracts based on the devaluation...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 06-21-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 105,985
Posted By SonicGuy
But this discussion has been about whether a 300’...

But this discussion has been about whether a 300’ golfer is good or not...
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