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View Poll Results: What is your standard fake distance?
350'-399' (noodle arm) 43 46.74%
400' (classically conservative) 15 16.30%
401'-425' (just started working on my form) 5 5.43%
426'-450' (starting to see some real results) 10 10.87%
451'-499' (working on crushing the can and elbow chop) 8 8.70%
500'+ (check out my carefully edited youtube vid) 11 11.96%
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Old 12-05-2019, 11:40 PM
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Do not bother me with stats and facts - I just wanted to see what posting some SJW nonsense feels like - to string a bunch of words together that basically say nothing.

I wanted to wear the "Snowflake" outfit for a moment. - do not ruin it for me.

Also, did you take my post seriously?
Did you take MY post seriously?? She literally just threw 450' at worlds

Although it is a little suspect that she can only hold a 980 rating throwing that far... Pretty pedestrian game outside of distance...
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Old 12-06-2019, 02:09 AM
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Although it is a little suspect that she can only hold a 980 rating throwing that far... Pretty pedestrian game outside of distance...
I think her rating is there because of two reasons...

1. She is an aggressive player and I believe is the highest "out of bounds" player last year, FPO or MPO!

2. She is the highest rate FPO ever. Who can she beat to earn more rating points?
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Old 12-06-2019, 08:51 AM
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I don't do inflated internet distance. As such a really good drive for me is in the 300-350 range. Although I did park 474' hole 18 (way downhill) at Elver in Madison, WI when I was visiting my Sussex buddy in August. I just don't count that because it was the hill not my ability that got that distance.
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Old 12-06-2019, 10:23 AM
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2. She is the highest rate FPO ever. Who can she beat to earn more rating points?
Seems to me she has failed to compete against 98% of the competitors.

*derails own thread*

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Old 12-06-2019, 03:02 PM
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One time I measured a throw on UDisc over 5 miles. Turns out I forgot to set the ending point but I'm still counting it for Internet distance

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Old 12-06-2019, 03:58 PM
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People lie on the internet? Fake news.
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You're doing it wrong. If you have a measured distance with UDisc over 400 that is basically 450, and therefore your poll answer should be 450 - 499. You just need a little improvement to reach 500'.
I can’t even exaggerate correctly

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Old 12-06-2019, 04:30 PM
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I never lie about how far I throw. It conflicts with my laments about not clearing a certain water hazard, of known distance.

Instead, I lie about how far I used to throw.

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On a clear, wind free day, I have hit the outfield fence, marked 305, from the batters box at the local softball field with a Z Comet.

A Comet is a speed 4 and I can throw a speed 5 at least 15 feet farther. There are 10 more speeds above a Comet, so 10 * 15 is 150 feet past the Comets 305. That makes my power 455 feet on flat ground on a clear calm day, right?



This children is why inductive logic is so dangerous unless one knows the domain very well.

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Old 12-07-2019, 10:43 AM
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I think her rating is there because of two reasons...

1. She is an aggressive player and I believe is the highest "out of bounds" player last year, FPO or MPO!

2. She is the highest rate FPO ever. Who can she beat to earn more rating points?
The women struggle inside the circle far more than a casual observer would think that they should. When you analyze the men's stats you also see something interesting - for the most part, the biggest arms are also the best putters. Yes, there are a few outliers like Matt Dollar and MJ who are among the top putters despite not having elite level distance, but for the most part, consistently year after year it's Paul, Eagle, Simon, Ricky who have been among the best C1 putters on tour.

That tells me that the same strength and power attributes that it takes to throw really, really far have a lot of crossover into the same attributes that it takes to hit C1 putts. Which also explains why the ladies do struggle at C1 putting despite it being < 33 feet. I even see this play out locally at our putting leagues, in that the bigger arms, for the most part are also the best putters. Again there are a few outliers as always, but exceptions make the rule, that's how a bell curve works.

This can also explain why someone like Paige has failed to hit 4 digits in the ratings department (so far). I would speculate that it is a matter of having a higher % of C1 putts drop. This might be difficult given her physical size and strength. If size/strength is a seperator on the men's side in terms of C1 % hit, obviously it is a detriment on the entire women's side.

The good news for the women is that they all compete against each other so their physical size/strength limitations are all relative and for the most part on equal ground.
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