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Old 01-13-2022, 07:42 PM
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I would think that there’s a built in limit in that younger kids 1. Can’t get the speed to throw wide rim discs properly and 2. Can’t grip wide rims properly because their hands aren’t big enough.
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Old 01-13-2022, 08:50 PM
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We don't need no education
We don't need no thought control
No dark sarcasm in the classroom
Teacher, leave them kids alone

Hey, teacher, leave them kids alone
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Old 01-13-2022, 10:22 PM
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Kids should be required to throw softer discs, because so many of their errant throws can cause damage to trees and other obstacles.

Wait... that's not kids, that's ME! Nevermind
whats your car count

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Got two in one this past summer. Parked my car deep into the lot, intentionally...knowing the possibility of getting hit in the first couple rows. Got a great skip off the top of a SUV and drilled my own passenger door. Crap!! Saw it happen, in seemingly slow motion.

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Old 01-13-2022, 11:13 PM
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Got two in one this past summer. Parked my car deep into the lot, intentionally...knowing the possibility of getting hit in the first couple rows. Got a great skip off the top of a SUV and drilled my own passenger door. Crap!! Saw it happen, in seemingly slow motion.
like 10 years ago i threw a terrible round all around at a local course and was pissed

i was throwing so terrible my friend bet me i couldnt hit my car from like 250-300 with my famous red z wasp

launched it in frustration and hit my driver side rear door window

didnt break it thankfully but it left a strong plastic residual mark on it (which took a while for it to go away)

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No, a disc that falls through the bottom does not complete the hole.
Thanks for this, I had it in my head that a disc that entered the basket and through the side/bottom counted. And you are correct, it does not count, for some strangely punitive reason.

I guess there must be 2 rules changed for my juniors division; minimum diameter is 18cm and discs that fall out the bottom count.

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I would hope you don't think the WNBA is coddling its players.
Maybe not coddling, but the ball in the WNBA is smaller than an NBA ball.

Just pointing this out. Let's not make a big deal about it.
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Thanks for this, I had it in my head that a disc that entered the basket and through the side/bottom counted. And you are correct, it does not count, for some strangely punitive reason.

I guess there must be 2 rules changed for my juniors division; minimum diameter is 18cm and discs that fall out the bottom count.
Why would you want to lower the width though? 21 CM drivers barely have enough glide to stay in the air for most. Going to a smaller width is not going to help.

The Avenger SS and River are larger then avg 21.4 to help players with slower arms get glide and distance. Going smaller is counterproductive.

Give kids a lighter Stingray or Stratus type of disc, 21.7 and 21.5 so they can see the glide.
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Why would you want to lower the width though? 21 CM drivers barely have enough glide to stay in the air for most. Going to a smaller width is not going to help.

The Avenger SS and River are larger then avg 21.4 to help players with slower arms get glide and distance. Going smaller is counterproductive.

Give kids a lighter Stingray or Stratus type of disc, 21.7 and 21.5 so they can see the glide.
I 100% disagree with you. My kids can throw a mini further than a pearl. The discs will have plenty of glide if you scale the weight down with the diameter.
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I 100% disagree with you. My kids can throw a mini further than a pearl. The discs will have plenty of glide if you scale the weight down with the diameter.
How old? I guess if they are very young and can't handle a 130 gram disc. You can even find discs lighter then that.

The point I guess is that I don't really see the need. I helped kids from the age of 5 start and play. I don't think finding the right weight and mold was ever a problem (light, understable/shallow putters and mids).

Of course now it's harder to find discs, but wether they are being produced or not I don't see a problem with the width regulations. Smaller discs are better for high power players.
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