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Old 06-19-2011, 02:51 PM
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We've all done it. Screwed something up but because of the mistake something good happens.

I'll start with saying that I was lacking any intelligence a couple weeks back, and I left my Wraith on the fairway. As a result I bought a GL Flow because I've been hearing good things about them. Turns out that I may have found a new go-to driver! All because I screwed up.
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Old 06-19-2011, 02:58 PM
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I pretty much learned to throw backhand by making mistakes. My original form was garbage but I didn't know how to fix it. Every now and then I would do something funky on my release and find that it worked really well. So then I'd adapt my throw to try to make the same mistake every time!
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Old 06-19-2011, 03:06 PM
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i meant to redirect that putt off those branches!
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Old 06-19-2011, 03:23 PM
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I pretty much learned to throw backhand by making mistakes.
I don't know how I forgot! I take back my first post because I have a much better mistake. When I was a noob, a Quarter K II was my driver, and I could only sidearm it. I got deadly with that sidearm. Then I lost the disc, and I couldn't remember what disc it was. I also couldn't throw anything else properly with the sidearm. So for the next year I had to learn backhand. After struggling for a bit, the backhand finally developed.

Two years later I'm proficient with both, and I couldn't be happier!
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Old 06-19-2011, 03:38 PM
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losing a beat up valkyrie in the water, finding 32 others to replace it
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Old 06-19-2011, 03:53 PM
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Throwing a disc deep in the woods only to find several while looking.

Missing my line badly off the tee only to sneak through some crazy trees to pick up a birdie.
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Old 06-19-2011, 04:14 PM
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Threw a disc on hole 10 from the pad with the same hyzer I put on it everytime. Just held it a bit too long and threw it straight instead of turning left. But it did bounce off a branch go get back to the middle of the fairway to pretty much where i wanted it anyways lol.
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Old 06-19-2011, 04:16 PM
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losing a beat up valkyrie in the water, finding 32 others to replace it
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Throwing a disc deep in the woods only to find several while looking.

Missing my line badly off the tee only to sneak through some crazy trees to pick up a birdie.
...and this
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Old 06-19-2011, 04:33 PM
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On wooded courses I often make a throw aiming for the gap between two trees. I miss, and my shot weaves through a bunch of trees and lands in a good spot. Other times a throw right into a nearby tree, so I think it evens out.
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Old 06-19-2011, 05:03 PM
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Accidentally turning one over bad off the tee and discovering that discs roll too.
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