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Old 02-27-2020, 06:04 PM
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Folks, are y'all really all that up-in-arms about Kona calling her discs "she"?!?!
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Old 02-27-2020, 06:05 PM
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Alrighty folks, it's your boy Seppo Paju here:

I absolutely read that in Seppo voice.

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Old 02-27-2020, 06:18 PM
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Kona seemed like she was trying too hard and acting a bit much to me. The video also seemed overproduced and not very genuine.

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Old 02-27-2020, 06:20 PM
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Folks, are y'all really all that up-in-arms about Kona calling her discs "she"?!?!
I dont think anyone is, and it would be weird if a male disc golfer called all his discs he.

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Old 02-27-2020, 08:39 PM
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My discs identify as frisbees. I know, it's copywrited (Or trademarked? I dunno) But they're rebellious.

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Old 02-27-2020, 10:05 PM
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It's a good video but does it irk anyone else's nerves when she calls her discs "she" over and over? Lol it might just be me though
More interesting than annoying, in my opinion. Does Kona speak any foreign languages? Because lots of languages use gendered pronouns for normal inanimate objects; it's not crazily unheard of.

And even in English, ships often have female names and are referred to with female pronouns. Cars too, private aircraft, etc. So not difficult to imagine a similar treatment for a disc.


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Old 02-27-2020, 10:45 PM
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I’ll use gendered pronouns for a disc if it’s one I’m attached to. A lot of them feel more masculine or feminine to me for whatever reason. I might say, “this guy throws a bit more overstable” or “turn over girl” while a disc is in the air.

Doesn’t seem too odd to me. Maybe I’m the odd one.

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Old 02-27-2020, 11:02 PM
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I bag a lot of pretty plastic, so "She's a Beauty!" sounds about right.

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Old 02-28-2020, 01:50 AM
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40 minutes!
No thank you...
I love the longer in the bags. . to hear them say WHY they throw that exact dics in that exact plastic i very helpful
a 3-5min "i throw this, than this" .does not give much

And Paige did not talk about her bag for 40min, the last half of the video are her video plans for 2020
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All my discs are called Charlene.
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