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Old 06-12-2019, 09:10 AM
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My Discraft Memorial Day Mystery Box sucked. I thought it was a chance for Discraft to give away all their really cool, great selling discs and baskets. I never imagined it was a marketing gig for Discraft to get rid of a bunch of stuff they had too much of or could not sell.
If that is the case a Putt'r only in Soft X should have been in every box. I am sure that is the worst selling Discraft disc still made. There is a reason a lid type disc should not be made in a soft flexible plastic.
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Old 06-12-2019, 09:22 AM
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Maybe they want to feel like they aren't getting some type of a handicap and want to play properly off the same tees? What adult wants to play off the kiddie tees to begin with? Certainly no one I ever played with and I did not either when I first started.
What other tees? For the longest time I did not know that other tee pads did exist more just the Alternate tee pad that is a true Alternate set and not a short to long set of tee pads. I thought that shorter tees was just a Golf thing for a while like first two-three years of play. However I did see a course that had beginner par, intermediate par, and advanced par before knew courses could have shorter tees.
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Old 06-14-2019, 02:26 PM
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Bah!
1)Age &/or injury will catch up with you eventually, and then you'll either backoff your pride/bravado, or hurt yourself and cut short your playing.
2)Not all longs are better. Some are just longer...boringly, painfully, not challengingly (other than the distance) longer. Sometimes even unsafe, like one local course here where some of the longs result in crossing the fairway for another hole, and/or the long tee means throwing blind through areas where people are moving.
In MN, the long tees are designed as the proper tees and short tees are there to facilitate youth/eldery/female/otherwise handicapped players. I understand that other parts of the country have less capable course designers, where the "long" tees are simply slapped on with added distance to accommodate the extremely small percentage of players in that area that can break 350'. Here in MN the short tees are slapped on to artificially take off distance and difficulty for the minority of players that suck.

This isn't weightlifting. You cannot hurt yourself by throwing from a more challenging tee. And there is simply no benefit to playing tees according to your ability level. If you are not a mental midget you will be able to cope with the higher scores, and at the same time aspire to throw a disc properly and proficiently enough to eventually score well from the longs.

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Old 06-14-2019, 03:26 PM
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In MN, the long tees are designed as the proper tees and short tees are there to facilitate youth/eldery/female/otherwise handicapped players. I understand that other parts of the country have less capable course designers, where the "long" tees are simply slapped on with added distance to accommodate the extremely small percentage of players in that area that can break 350'. Here in MN the short tees are slapped on to artificially take off distance and difficulty for the minority of players that suck.

This isn't weightlifting. You cannot hurt yourself by throwing from a more challenging tee. And there is simply no benefit to playing tees according to your ability level. If you are not a mental midget you will be able to cope with the higher scores, and at the same time aspire to throw a disc properly and proficiently enough to eventually score well from the longs.

Evidence that my snobbery is warranted: https://udisc.com/blog/post/top-disc...11-50-revealed (and we should be #1 because their quality rankings cause quantity to be a disadvantage)
Well.....maybe MN could share it's wealth of superior course designers. Maybe we can then see MI courses reach the height of perfection, like all MN courses.

Wait, I have played several MN courses, I don't remember design perfection. Of course, MI has 8 cities in the top 50, so maybe MN is just under appreciated?

The rest of your post is............well........wrong. But, I guess you have an opinion.


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Old 06-14-2019, 04:57 PM
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Old 06-14-2019, 06:10 PM
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Hand jobs for all Minnisotans!
I'm not sure what it is about Minnesota disc golfers?? I have met a few of the nicest people ever (Cale Leiviska, Collin Bailey, Ben Kroll) and then met some of the most arrogant DBs as well (Jordan Castro, Lucas Hegna, Alec Anderson) there's no in between.

Most communities have a little bit of everything, but MN seems to be extreme, one way or another.
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Old 06-14-2019, 06:37 PM
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In MN, the long tees are designed as the proper tees and short tees are there to facilitate youth/eldery/female/otherwise handicapped players. I understand that other parts of the country have less capable course designers, where the "long" tees are simply slapped on with added distance to accommodate the extremely small percentage of players in that area that can break 350'. Here in MN the short tees are slapped on to artificially take off distance and difficulty for the minority of players that suck.

This isn't weightlifting. You cannot hurt yourself by throwing from a more challenging tee. And there is simply no benefit to playing tees according to your ability level. If you are not a mental midget you will be able to cope with the higher scores, and at the same time aspire to throw a disc properly and proficiently enough to eventually score well from the longs.

Evidence that my snobbery is warranted: https://udisc.com/blog/post/top-disc...11-50-revealed (and we should be #1 because their quality rankings cause quantity to be a disadvantage)



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I'm not sure what it is about Minnesota disc golfers?? I have ... met some of the most arrogant DBs as well (Jordan Castro, Lucas Hegna, Alec Anderson) there's no in between.
apparently, you forgot SonicGuy

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Old 06-14-2019, 06:39 PM
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things noobs say:

i'm 61 and my body is falling apart but dammit i'm playing the long tees

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Old 06-14-2019, 07:24 PM
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i'm 61 and my body is falling apart but dammit i'm playing the long tees
So the majority of this board then?

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Old 06-14-2019, 07:45 PM
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Disc golfers: why can’t we have courses with legit par 4’s and 5’s??

Same disc golfers: I am old and my bones hurt, why would I ever play the long tees??

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