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Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A Yesterday, 08:41 PM
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Posted By Monocacy
Welcome! If you're ever up in the...

Welcome! If you're ever up in the DC/Maryland/NoVa area, feel free to hit me up.

Good luck with the Ralph Dean project. Olorin made some cogent comments in his review with regard to safety on the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat Yesterday, 01:38 AM
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Views: 307,157
Posted By Monocacy
Heh. This is an interesting problem. Meaning I am...

Heh. This is an interesting problem. Meaning I am glad it is not my problem to solve. :rolleyes:

Many states will vaccinate those who live or work in the state, which makes sense. Viral...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-16-2021, 01:09 AM
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Views: 307,157
Posted By Monocacy
That sounds similar to spousal unit, who was in...

That sounds similar to spousal unit, who was in the Moderna trial and received the vaccine. After the second shot she had a headache and mild fever for a few hours. She took some ibuprofen and a nap...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-14-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 307,157
Posted By Monocacy
Dollar General is rewarding employees who get the...

Dollar General is rewarding employees who get the Covid vaccine with 4 hours of pay. The company has 157,000 employees.

Positive incentive to stay negative - I like it!
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-13-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 307,157
Posted By Monocacy
The CDC attempted to quantify the effects of...

The CDC attempted to quantify the effects of mitigation policies in European countries (see tables in linked PDF). Not an ideal study, but at least they are up front about limitations. Summary of...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-12-2021, 02:57 PM
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Views: 307,157
Posted By Monocacy
Certainly the U.S. culture values independence...

Certainly the U.S. culture values independence more than most. But I posted an article a while ago about Taiwan's response to the SARS outbreak. They responded to SARS as the U.S. is responding to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-12-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 79,399
Posted By Monocacy
60+ and I am finding that a daily limit of two...

60+ and I am finding that a daily limit of two 18-hole courses, plus maybe a short niner, is a pace I can sustain for several days in a row (perhaps indefinitely). :)

But I am trying to keep from...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-12-2021, 11:11 AM
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Views: 307,157
Posted By Monocacy
Similarly, COVID-19 has caused 9 firefighter...

Similarly, COVID-19 has caused 9 firefighter line-of-duty deaths since Christmas.

Line of Duty Deaths (LODD) | (https://www.firehouse.com/lodds)

This site tallies 57 firefighter line of duty...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-12-2021, 01:26 AM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 307,157
Posted By Monocacy
I have probably posted this before but Taiwan, a...

I have probably posted this before but Taiwan, a country of 24 million people, was one of the first placed outside China affected by the pandemic. The entire country has had 7 deaths related to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-11-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 79,399
Posted By Monocacy
Definitely go back. I had a blast playing...

Definitely go back.

I had a blast playing Idlewild. Hitting the line on a tough hole is extremely satisfying. And you know going in that there will be more than zero holes where you will...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-10-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 307,157
Posted By Monocacy
Source? You are estimating that more than...

Source?

You are estimating that more than 30% of the US population has antibodies. As of September 25th, research shows less than 10% of the U.S. population has antibodies.

Fewer than 1 in 10...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-08-2021, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 307,157
Posted By Monocacy
Link? ;) Otherwise, details matter. Masked...

Link? ;)

Otherwise, details matter. Masked is better than not. Outdoors is better than indoors. Distanced is better than not. Washing/sanitizing your hands from time to time doesn't hurt.

From...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-08-2021, 02:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,166
Posted By Monocacy
6 new courses and 6 new states driving from San...

6 new courses and 6 new states driving from San Antonio to MD with the dog. 2021 is off to a good start. :)

Closest human contact was arms-length and masked at the fast food drive-through....
Forum: Course Design 01-05-2021, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 677
Posted By Monocacy
Elevation changes. Sorry, I should have been more...

Elevation changes. Sorry, I should have been more clear.
Forum: Course Design 01-05-2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 677
Posted By Monocacy
I would have voted for “elevation” if it was an...

I would have voted for “elevation” if it was an option. “Epic/signature holes” was best available choice. :)
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 01-01-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,166
Posted By Monocacy
2021 goals: Stay healthy, stay healthy, stay...

2021 goals:

Stay healthy, stay healthy, stay healthy (all other goals depend on that)
200 courses played (need 19)
30 states played (need 9)
Silver level reviewer (need 6 more reviews)

My...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-31-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 307,157
Posted By Monocacy
How would one get valid data? The Pfizer phase 3...

How would one get valid data? The Pfizer phase 3 trial started late July 2020, which was 5 months ago. Vaccine trials are scheduled to last 2 years (until July 2022), so we should have a better...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 12-31-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,536
Posted By Monocacy
I would have to go local: nx6TJx9OzWw

I would have to go local:

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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-29-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,374
Posted By Monocacy
Lots of places have nice weather most of the time...

Lots of places have nice weather most of the time (however you define that) and plenty of good disc golf courses. I would think that other factors - city size, amenities, entertainment, food,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-29-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 307,157
Posted By Monocacy
Golfer Greg Norman, describing his experience...

Golfer Greg Norman, describing his experience with COVID-19:
Forum: Hole of the Day 12-28-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 303
Posted By Monocacy
RHFH Truth

RHFH Truth
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-23-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 169,105
Posted By Monocacy
RIP Smokey. A very cool dog that I am so glad we...

RIP Smokey. A very cool dog that I am so glad we were able to meet. I will always picture Smokey and Red Dog chasing each other through that sloppy, sticky mud at the Pittsburgh meet-up.

I am 100%...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-22-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,343
Posted By Monocacy
Light discs are good for creaky joints. And light...

Light discs are good for creaky joints. And light discs are not inherently inconsistent, although switching back and forth between light and heavy discs can be tricky.

I keep all of my drivers in...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-22-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,540
Posted By Monocacy
I also carry no more than 9 or 10 discs. ...

I also carry no more than 9 or 10 discs.

Occasional swaps (usually the same discs) for different courses, or if I'm working on a particular shot.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-21-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By Monocacy
Yes I have done the reverse. I live at about 300'...

Yes I have done the reverse. I live at about 300' altitude and when I played in the CO mountains I had a very hard time throwing my usual hyzer flips. Instead I had to crank over on my normally...
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