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Who is this Chains character and why should I care?
He will give you a chance to virtue signal.
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Old 10-26-2019, 10:00 AM
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Originally Posted by lines View Post
He will give you a chance to virtue signal.
Ooh, and if you're lucky, he'll give you a chance to display piss poor reading comprehension.

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Old 10-26-2019, 10:02 AM
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No one cares about small change. How about if the purse was 1 million. Would that change things at all?
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Old 10-26-2019, 12:07 PM
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In 2018 and 2019, the PDGA paid out $25,000 in NT bonuses to 15 MPO members and $10,000 to 10 FPO members. In other words, the PDGA paid $35,000 to 15 players or .032% of all active members.

I am not sure that boosting the bonus payout for FPO to match the MPO bonus on the NT is the best use for $15,000. If the PDGA does have an extra 15K to donate to women to grow pro tour participation, I might suggest:

Adding an extra $2,500 to each of the 6 NT events, or $1,500 to 10 events or $1,000 extra dollars to 15 events and share the wealth with more than 5 to 10 top pros? This means the touring players don't have to wait until the end of the year to benefit.

The PDGA could invest $15K into paying for more live and video coverage of the FPO cards at more events and get more eyes on the women players. There is a growing demand for disc golf coverage. Spending money to generate more content seems like a great way to meet the increasing demand. Plus, this will give the FPO players an opportunity to gain more fans, who in tune will help support these players on tour.

IMO, pretty much anything would be a better use of $15K than boosting the NT bonuses for 10 to 15 FPO players.

I agree with Chains that increasing NT bonuses for FPO has nothing to do with fairness and to wrap it in that context is disingenuous.

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Old 11-01-2019, 04:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Hampstead View Post
Consider me among the uncaring.
So, I am set aside like some leftovers - my respect and unrequited love for you is worthless?

I thought we were headed somewhere special together, really had a future as a couple, team, duo. I guess not and we only have had like two dates so far!

I will accept my fate, just know you will be in my thoughts everyday until I earn your love back.

Never forget the times we had in Cabo' together.
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