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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 08-03-2017, 06:45 AM
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Posted By Karl
Maybe not! My guess is that WAY back when golf...

Maybe not! My guess is that WAY back when golf was "being figured out / refined" people thought there should be at least 1 facet of 'strong / long' and 1 facet of 'soft / touch / short' in every...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-03-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 10,317
Posted By Karl
Not to be confused with "loonie". A

Not to be confused with "loonie".
A
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 07-03-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 10,317
Posted By Karl
Don't like it. Everything/course can't be...

Don't like it. Everything/course can't be "pigeon-holed" into some few guys loony 'color-coded' system broken down by an arbitrary number of shots based on a statistically-flawed rating system. ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 05-25-2017, 01:22 PM
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Posted By Karl
I hear what you're saying about "forced...

I hear what you're saying about "forced distances", but - at least with the PGA Tour over that last few decades - the numbers are (give or take several hundredths of a shot per) 3pars = 3.0, 4pars =...
Forum: Course Design 05-01-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,272
Posted By Karl
Ps to my 12:32 pm post earlier... #1 is...

Ps to my 12:32 pm post earlier...
#1 is whatever course you think is "the cat's meow"
#2 is none other than the very, VERY highly regarded (but dangerous in a few spots as alluded to by previously...
Forum: Course Design 05-01-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Karl
In a perfect world there would be enough land to...

In a perfect world there would be enough land to provide enough courses so that there would only be need for 1T that leads to 1B. Play it, get a score, compare with your buddies (or your score of...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 04-08-2017, 09:34 AM
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Views: 104,762
Posted By Karl
Lyle, I believe their (Steve's and Sonic's) use...

Lyle,
I believe their (Steve's and Sonic's) use of the word 'play' refers to HOW play will be conducted and not WHO or IF play will happen.
Karl
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-27-2017, 10:27 AM
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Views: 104,762
Posted By Karl
First off, whatever I say, people will pick at...

First off, whatever I say, people will pick at specific points they disagree with and say:

- It’s too complicated
- It’s not inclusive enough
- It’s not “practical”
- This part’s “wrong”, that...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-26-2017, 12:03 PM
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Views: 104,762
Posted By Karl
I'm not specifically picking on Steve...except...

I'm not specifically picking on Steve...except his "cash line = 1000-rated" thing (which IMO is hog-wash...and NOT even close to what happens in my experience. Heck, I've even WON Open...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-25-2017, 11:35 AM
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Views: 104,762
Posted By Karl
I guess the thing that bothers me most (about our...

I guess the thing that bothers me most (about our par discussion) is - and I've always felt this way...in ANY disc golf par discussion - is that it's a case of the cart before the horse.

In ball...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-21-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,139
Posted By Karl
While I SOMEWHAT empathize with the O.P., if one...

While I SOMEWHAT empathize with the O.P., if one reads with objectivity (and a little less emotion) the posts by J.C., David, John, etc., you'll see there are other trains-of-thoughts...thoughts that...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 02-19-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,526
Posted By Karl
Unless you're the 900 rated player :D . I...

Unless you're the 900 rated player :D .
I personally agree with you but be prepared for a Kennedy diatribe on how the rating system is the cat's meow :| .
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-17-2017, 12:23 PM
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Views: 104,762
Posted By Karl
Understanding that luck will never be absent from...

Understanding that luck will never be absent from golf, one side of the coin (in regards to such a hole) would be this scenario:

Count trees down the left side. Call them "1, 2, ... x, x+1,...
Forum: Newbie Intros and Q&A 02-13-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,409
Posted By Karl
OR the point on the rim's edge that WILL be...

OR the point on the rim's edge that WILL be closest to the intended line of flight at the moment of the disc's release. I'm assuming you're trying to figure out what needs to be done when someone...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-10-2017, 01:23 PM
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Views: 104,762
Posted By Karl
Are you? Since ANY player can occasionally hit...

Are you?
Since ANY player can occasionally hit a 'miracle shot', making something "completely inaccessible" to lesser players means making such 'not reachable' due to distance only - as really good...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-10-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 16,438
Posted By Karl
It's a "case"...but not a very good one. That...

It's a "case"...but not a very good one.
That would be like saying because there aren't many huge mountains near major metropolitan areas, people won't go skiing. Build it and they will come - to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 02-10-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 104,762
Posted By Karl
Protecting par and birdiable are 2 totally...

Protecting par and birdiable are 2 totally different things! Nicklaus said that "par 3s are the great equalizer". All it takes is 1 GREAT (really rare BUT possible) shot even by a tyro and a birdie...
Forum: Rules Questions & Discussion 01-30-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,571
Posted By Karl
I'll give you that re: JC. As for CK, his...

I'll give you that re: JC. As for CK, his "correctness rate" (as a lot of what he espouses as 'fact' is simply his opinion) is quite a bit less.
Forum: Other Gear 01-22-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,514
Posted By Karl
Thanks for the pics! Josh, et al, anyone know of...

Thanks for the pics! Josh, et al, anyone know of such 'vinyl wrapped' baskets in New England / northeast (so I might see them 'in the flesh')?
Thanks in advanced.
Forum: Other Gear 01-14-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,514
Posted By Karl
Thanks for your thoughts (about 7 people in 12 or...

Thanks for your thoughts (about 7 people in 12 or so posts) advocating "vinyl" but there still haven't been any 'good or bad' experiences regarding welding, sandblasting, painting, et al that I'd...
Forum: Other Gear 01-12-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,514
Posted By Karl
Baskets with "bands"...

For a new course, I'm thinking of recognizing the hole sponsors with - amongst other things - "the writing of their name / business on the band of their hole's basket". I'm thinking that (as I've...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 01-06-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,461
Posted By Karl
Once again it appears to be a "s/he who can type...

Once again it appears to be a "s/he who can type the fastest gets in"; poor IMO.
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 01-03-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,983
Posted By Karl
Chuck, And I have! In fact about 78% of my...

Chuck,
And I have! In fact about 78% of my tournament play over the past decade or so has been "playing up" (in divisions considered 'better' than my home division). I just want to guard against...
Forum: Tournaments & Leagues 01-02-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,983
Posted By Karl
A less than stellar option. There's more to...

A less than stellar option. There's more to competition than being forced to play with people of a similar ability.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 12-24-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 34,727
Posted By Karl
Initially, I'm thinking not. There should be...

Initially, I'm thinking not. There should be other ways to put into effect 'harder putting (statistically)' and also (re)introduce the 'touch aspect' into the game.
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