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Old 11-09-2017, 04:43 PM
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my first thought when reading the announcement. Hopefully the PDGA and Innova can come to an agreement to get Smashboxx out there!
...if there is still time.
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Old 11-09-2017, 05:34 PM
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Biting my tongue to not mention that this is karma for Jussi's total lack of integrity via-a-vis the DGWT....

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Old 11-09-2017, 05:57 PM
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That said, I think I could make a substantial argument that DGPT brought credibility to some of the events they used, whereas DGWT tried to gain credibility via using high profile events. That suggests that one had better management.

Nailed it. I would go beyond management and say DGPT has the better business model for long-term sustainability.

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Old 11-09-2017, 06:01 PM
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Nailed it. I would go beyond management and say DGPT has the better business model for long-term sustainability.
DGPT is tapping into an audience and a market that is already there and established. DGWT is trying to hit the magic bullet and land some huge billion dollar sponsor or whatever.

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Old 11-09-2017, 06:13 PM
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DGPT is tapping into an audience and a market that is already there and established. DGWT is trying to hit the magic bullet and land some huge billion dollar sponsor or whatever.
And neither approach is "wrong". If Jussi was trying to do that, it is MUCH tougher than what the DGPT is doing.

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Old 11-09-2017, 06:28 PM
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And neither approach is "wrong". If Jussi was trying to do that, it is MUCH tougher than what the DGPT is doing.

Exactly, which is why DGPT has the better business model. It's not about wrong or right; it's about successfully achieving your objective regardless of difficulty. DGPT has, DGWT has (did) not.

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Old 11-09-2017, 06:38 PM
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And neither approach is "wrong". If Jussi was trying to do that, it is MUCH tougher than what the DGPT is doing.
Well, the methodology for the approach sure can be wrong.

Wonder what will change for the 2019 DGWT. Maybe the DGPT will be seeking an international leg. Or maybe the DGPT will have established live coverage and a market by then that DGWT can latch on to.

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Old 11-09-2017, 06:54 PM
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Lol we are such a black spot of DG.. Jussi you were so right. Bestest ideas and bestest execution evaaaaaaa!

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Old 11-09-2017, 06:56 PM
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I had forgotten about the “the black spots” comment. Yeah, good riddance at least for a year
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Old 11-09-2017, 07:29 PM
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My boycott of disc mania has succeeded and caused the failure of the dgwt. It was me not buying disc mania plastic that caused this.

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