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Old 09-08-2019, 09:52 PM
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I totally agree with everything you said and I now want to refer to all discs as that.

Hello world, I'm a fancy looking sports frisbee golfer!

Edit: Actually that sounds weird, nevermind.
It was the funniest exchange I've ever had. It was completely obvious he wasn't a disc golfer hahaha.
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Old 09-08-2019, 11:40 PM
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Perhaps we shouldn't be assumptive that because you find a disc with a PDGA number but no other contact information, that the person who lost it wants the finder to make an effort to return it, but wants to make a puzzle out of it. Maybe they just needed a means to mark their discs for tournaments since the PGDA requires it, and that's an easy way to deal with that matter. Maybe they don't care if that disc comes back or not. Maybe they just don't want strange people calling or texting them for a matter that isn't worth the time.

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Old 09-09-2019, 06:53 AM
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My local course has a Facebook page that discs get posted on, phone number or not. Works pretty well.

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Old 09-09-2019, 09:29 AM
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Also, fun story to share, related to topic at hand. I know it's a 1 in a billion story, but it's a true one. The only disc I've lost so far was returned to me by a non disc golfer. He was walking his dog on a hiking trail about 100' off the fairway where I absolutely shanked my drive. He was a good dude and shot me a text saying he (or rather his lab) found my "fancy looking sports frisbee". I met up with him at the course the following weekend during my regular weekly round there and got it back. If it's a disc I really wanted back, do you think he'd have known what to do with #45790 written on the bottom? Just saying. Know it's a looooonnnnggggg shot this ever happens, but I personally know it does.
Pretty sure I've had more discs returned to me from non-disc golfers than from disc golfers. It's a low number either way, but if memory serves I've had 3 discs returned by non-disc golfers compared with 2 by fellow frolfers.

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Perhaps we shouldn't be assumptive that because you find a disc with a PDGA number but no other contact information, that the person who lost it wants the finder to make an effort to return it, but wants to make a puzzle out of it. Maybe they just needed a means to mark their discs for tournaments since the PGDA requires it, and that's an easy way to deal with that matter. Maybe they don't care if that disc comes back or not. Maybe they just don't want strange people calling or texting them for a matter that isn't worth the time.
Tucked into an overall sarcastic message, you may be on to something.

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Old 09-09-2019, 10:00 AM
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I returned a disc last week, the guy was still on the course. He was all like, no way! I literally just returned a disc to someone else!

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Old 11-08-2019, 10:06 AM
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Can we stop with these threads? No one ever agrees and it gets hostile in like 5 posts.
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Old 11-08-2019, 12:57 PM
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1. Cross out any name/phone number info with magic marker.
2. Write your own name and number on the disc.
3. Place disc in bag.
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Old 11-08-2019, 02:56 PM
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^ not proper etiquette \/
1. find nearest body of water
2. chuck that sucker as far as you can into water
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Old 11-08-2019, 03:21 PM
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1. Cross out any name/phone number info with magic marker.
2. Write your own name and number on the disc.
3. Place disc in bag.
You're doing #1 wrong.

1. Add "Sold to" behind name and add your name.

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Old 11-08-2019, 11:34 PM
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Noob confession time. Found a disc recently and didn't notice any ink, so I kept it and used it as a utility disc (too fast for a normal throw for me, but rolls well and is really overstable for tight tricky spots).

After a couple rounds with it in the bag, I noticed the faded ink on the rim, phone number certainly readable. Oops. Didn't check hard enough when I found it, and it hadn't occurred to me that people ink the rim rather than the bottom of the face.

I'm going to give it back, but when I do the person is just going to assume I had intended to keep it but got a guilty conscience. Which is true, but not quite in that way. lol. Anyway, sorry for putting your disc into some tree trunks!

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