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Old 07-03-2019, 10:22 AM
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I finally threw my Buzzzz far enough this week that it made me want to track the distance with UDisc - 150 feet. For me, that is a 'good' throw. More often than not, my throws are ending up in the fairway when I'm trying to focus on my form and not just trying to fling it as hard as I can. That's a win!

Never made a birdie. Don't understand a lot of the lingo yet. But I'm improving... and that makes me really enjoy this game! So am I a 'good' player? No, not compared to most of the folks on here I'm sure. But you know what? I'm ok with that.

I admire @2naphish who can putt 100 times a day at 60... to me, that type of dedication makes you a good player! That's awesome. I'll keep aiming for 300 feet... but if I get stuck at 299, I won't care. It's still fun, right?
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Old 07-03-2019, 10:37 AM
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I'll keep aiming for 300 feet... but if I get stuck at 299, I won't care. It's still fun, right?
This is a great attitude to have. Too many people get caught up in how good they are, convincing themselves they are better than they are by playing short tees and winning protected divisions. Most fun wins. (But most fun doesn’t make you good )

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Old 07-04-2019, 06:43 PM
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(But most fun doesn’t make you good )
At first I wasn't sure if you were trolling but then it occurred to me that I might get your point although I would have phrased it differently. I'm talking about the "I throw 300' max but with perfect accuracy." I agree that if your max throws are always perfect that you are not really maximizing what you could do. It reminds me of friends who say "I run as fast as I can" and I say "but you're barely breathing or sweating at the end of the race - you should be running faster." I can hit layups every time so why work on a five-foot jumper? If that's your point then I think you phrased it a bit more abrasively than you could have -- perhaps because you were trying to emphasize the point.

I do have a disc golf friend who throws 250' max but never ever goes off the fairway. In one way, it is annoying to play with him but on the other hand he serves as a pace car when we have a group. Of course in match play, he never scores any points.
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Old 07-05-2019, 02:41 PM
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At first I wasn't sure if you were trolling.
He was. It's what he does.
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Old 07-05-2019, 02:57 PM
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He was. It's what he does.
Like all of the best art forms, trolling is always based in truth. I am first and foremost a truth teller. The rest is my own brand of garnish.

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Old 07-05-2019, 03:09 PM
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Like all of the best art forms, trolling is always based in truth. I am first and foremost a truth teller. The rest is my own brand of garnish.
And what if your perceived "truth" is merely opinion?
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Old 07-05-2019, 05:41 PM
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seriously? after that response you want to try and reason with him?

go practice your putts; it's a way better use of your time

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Old 07-05-2019, 05:53 PM
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Old 07-05-2019, 08:38 PM
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And what if your perceived "truth" is merely opinion, posted purely for the purpose of attention?
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Old 07-05-2019, 10:30 PM
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I usually dislike it when people change my words in quotes. In this case, I loved it! Thanks!

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