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Old 07-26-2019, 12:23 PM
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Review says played in June 2017.
I'd say Tim should make it so no one can submit a review for a course they last played over 12 mos ago, but it wouldn't be effective.

Once their submission alerts them that the played date is too long ago, they'd just change it to something recent enough to pass.

At least this way, we can see the "truth" and judge for ourselves.


Just make sure you mention how bad the cow pattie situation is in the course conditions
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Old 07-26-2019, 02:25 PM
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Odd- course has not been open very much over the last year.
Do you remember this individual?
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Old 07-26-2019, 02:57 PM
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Do you remember this individual?
No but that certainly isn't unusual. I would likely not know by a screen name even if i did.
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Old 07-26-2019, 03:12 PM
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Does anyone have any insight as to why Järva, apparently a wet dream of a course (pardon my french), has only 6 out of 22 reviews receiving more up-votes than down-votes? It seems like there's a dedicated group of people intent on down-voting most reviews, especially recent ones. Is this some sort of local-troll effort to dissuade people from going there so they can install their cemetery? Or to put it another way, why are there so many short uninformative reviews? Another local grass-roots effort from the other side?

Just curious, I doubt I'll ever make it over there to play it.

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Old 07-26-2019, 04:00 PM
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Flip City in Shelby Mi. is overrated imho.
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Old 07-26-2019, 05:47 PM
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Does anyone have any insight as to why Järva, apparently a wet dream of a course (pardon my french), has only 6 out of 22 reviews receiving more up-votes than down-votes? It seems like there's a dedicated group of people intent on down-voting most reviews, especially recent ones. Is this some sort of local-troll effort to dissuade people from going there so they can install their cemetery? Or to put it another way, why are there so many short uninformative reviews? Another local grass-roots effort from the other side?

Just curious, I doubt I'll ever make it over there to play it.

when the city announced they were closing the course there was a large, grassroots movement by the locals to bring attention to the course. a petition was going around for awhile and many people (mostly Swedes?) began posting reviews, presumably to raise the rating and get it in the top 10 so they could show the city how popular the course is.

i think a lot of people on here didn't appreciate the brevity of the reviews and gave a lot of thumbs down. it was definitely a marketing campaign and they are drive-by reviews but in this case i don't have a problem with it. it's for a good cause.


i have been seriously considering planning a quick trip just to play Jarva since i heard the news but it's just not in the budget. getting to soon-to-be-RIP'ed courses has become a hobby for me but it's a whole lot easier when it's just a state or two away.

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Old 07-26-2019, 06:13 PM
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when the city announced they were closing the course there was a large, grassroots movement by the locals to bring attention to the course. a petition was going around for awhile and many people (mostly Swedes?) began posting reviews, presumably to raise the rating and get it in the top 10 so they could show the city how popular the course is.

i think a lot of people on here didn't appreciate the brevity of the reviews and gave a lot of thumbs down. it was definitely a marketing campaign and they are drive-by reviews but in this case i don't have a problem with it. it's for a good cause.


i have been seriously considering planning a quick trip just to play Jarva since i heard the news but it's just not in the budget. getting to soon-to-be-RIP'ed courses has become a hobby for me but it's a whole lot easier when it's just a state or two away.
See King Park, Pendleton for the reason local, biased reviews get a bevy of thumb down votes.

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Old 07-26-2019, 08:43 PM
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See King Park, Pendleton for the reason local, biased reviews get a bevy of thumb down votes.

clearly, the problem is that Jarva is not friendly enough

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Old 07-27-2019, 03:58 AM
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See King Park, Pendleton for the reason local, biased reviews get a bevy of thumb down votes.
That's because it was too clean and friendly for it's own good. thought it went extinct? at least someone mentioned that it was going to be.

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Old 07-28-2019, 10:02 AM
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Flip City in Shelby Mi. is overrated imho.
every course is overrated by locals

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