Whoever has been doing the work on the teepads and the hole #7 location in the woods, thanks. It looks good
and it's appreciated.
and it's appreciated.
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I think adding women is good, there is a demand, and it looks right to do.
It started by somebody shooting off a rocket. We saw them shoot off the rocket then a few minutes later we saw the fire about where it had landed.
Is that why you sweep the leg of anyone who tries to launch a rocket at WYCO?
Therefore I believe that the plan that Joe is working on aligns with the demands of attention the women seek in this event.
Dag nabit, here I am all puckered up with nobody to make up with.Dang you to lovebirds still going at it. . Come on kiss and make up. and before you start i am trying to be helpful.Nah, I've seen enough. I know that any argument with him is going nowhere, because he's arguing in bad faith, so I'm just not going to engage anymore.
There's a few people who like to talk sh1t on the forum, but every experience I've had in KC disc golf with real people face-to-face has been a positive one. (Well, minus one time, but that was someone who sh1t-talks me on the forum too, so go figure.)
I'm not insulted Joe. I simply believe that you were being rude and not helpful. We were responding to a request for us to express our interest. Somehow, that turned into you making personal attacks. I hope you have a nice day. It's my birthday weekend and as a famous singer once said, can't nobody break my stride.I'm sorry if I wasn't being helpful. But, you are incorrect, I did not start any personal attacks. I very simply asked 2 questions and Nova didn't like
That's not an apology, that's an accusation that starts with the words "I'm sorry." I'm not insulted easily, but I am offended when someone is deliberately rude to me, and then doubles down on it. The correct response to this is, by the way, anger. And I am angry at you, because you've behaved abhorrently and rudely, and insulted me to my (forum) face.
%$#@ you, pal.
Of course it wasn't an apology, you're not very quick.
And as for this, %$#@ you, pal. Nope, you are not my type. Come on, that's funny.
I want to summarize some thoughts that have been shared this morning and start a discussion:
For a tournament that is designed to showcase KC's "best of the best," it's important that women earn a place (by defeating other women), and not get there by default." Having a qualifier/qualifiers is totally reasonable. But 3-5 women is a decent showing, even for a large local tournament, and that's from the metro as a whole. Setting a requirement of six women from each state feels like we're being set up to fail. From the most recent PDGA demographics report, the membership was 92% male, 8% female. Using the teams of 16 men as a starting point, that means that adding just one woman to each team, and a qualifying event of 2-3 women would be more likely to succeed, particularly in the shadow of last year's drama (that last fragment is completely my (Amy's) opinion).
Perhaps a better starting place would be 3-4 women minimum (per state) competing for 1-2 spots on each side, with 1 getting the alternate spot. This would convey a sincere interest in opening the event to women, and therefore are encouraging more women to try and qualify.
Lastly, I would remind anyone reading this that I said my intent is to "start a discussion," not to demand rule changes.
This is not helping at all. This is deliberately stirring the pot, and point number two is a blatant insult.