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Tournaments / Re: Wide Open 2016
« on: June 25, 2015, 10:05:16 pm »

Nova mentioned me yelling at the crowds instead of a PA system. I did have one. Sunday was a crappy day for me. I came under an abrupt illness that shut me down for most of the morning/day. I worked through it slowly. At the moment we should have been setting up the PA, it was beginning to rain and I was just coming around to life again. I could barely see straight and I had not eaten since the morning breakfast that did me in. I didn't get my crew assembled and I didn't even know what to do with the rain coming down. I didn't know if it would last and I wasn't going to risk borrowed equipment that I had no room in my budget to replace. Things happen and that day everything seemed to happen at once. Sorry about that too.

A simple solution to this problem of rain is to have a megaphone as a backup to the PA system.  I was at a boy scout camp with about 300 people today and they had a $10 megaphone that worked great.  A good megaphone is about $30.   Anyway, just an idea.  No complaints.

I have volunteered as a spotter a couple of times and I want to say that the everyone treats spotters like royalty. Plus, you see some amazing things like McBeth throwing a horrible shot - shocking. Of course he still pared. I saw Gibson have a bad shot and fall on his butt and slap the  ground - imagine your two year throwing a fit.  Immaturity at its finest. 

It's cool when top pros like McBeth thank you.  So just go and volunteer! 

Great work everyone.  Proud to be KC!

Lakeside Hills / Re: 05-25-15 LAKESIDE HILLS MINI
« on: June 05, 2015, 02:29:48 pm »
Thanks to Tom for all the great things you have done for Olathe disc golf.  Thanks to Cade for taking over!

General Banter / Re: $100 Skins per hole, Blue Ribbon Pines
« on: April 24, 2015, 02:04:29 pm »
I will be playing against them.  I guess I will also play against mid to low 800 rated players.  Hurry join now!

General Banter / Re: $100 Skins per hole, Blue Ribbon Pines
« on: April 24, 2015, 11:12:22 am »
What a course.  Protected trees on narrow lanes.  I believe hole 3 has 2 dedicated paths that are manicured.  Sweet

BTW - I am holding $100 a hole skin challenge.  You must be rated in the 700's.  Beginners are welcomed.

Leagues / Re: 2015 Summer Leagues
« on: March 30, 2015, 11:23:06 am »
Can you make this sticky?

I made my comments about this on my facebook page...

I hope it was at least a private message

Scores for open.  Previous link only had am scores.

Tournaments / Re: 2015 Ice Bowl
« on: January 21, 2015, 07:59:25 pm »
The available beer will be a free will donation.  Whatever you feel is appropriate.

The decision for this was not made lightely.  The discussion lasted over one month.  As all decisions, sometimes they are changed.

We should charge for the Chum Rum Balls.  I believe one rum ball is the alcohol equivalent of drinking 5 beers.  I might be underestimating. 

General Banter / Re: Draining the pond at PC
« on: October 14, 2014, 01:59:56 pm »
I have a very powerful plastic magnet if someone wants to borrow it. 


General Banter / Re: Draining the pond at PC
« on: September 21, 2014, 08:05:44 pm »
I don't think we can get our disc back.  Those disc are sunk.  BUT let's freeze the pond year round so we don't lose anymore. 

Tournaments / Re: Club Championships
« on: September 13, 2014, 10:43:55 am »
Will there be maps for Blue Valley?  I get lost out there.  How about guides?   Even better than maps.  Can I have my caddy walk Blue Valley before and take notes?

Can my caddy drink beer?

What?  ??? Is it too soon to bring that back up... 8)

General Banter / Re: Innova? Innova!
« on: September 04, 2014, 09:40:03 pm »
Did Tank convince you to start this thread?

I LOVE my Ice Bowl Mako.  I lost it at Olathe Lake.  $10 for safe return.  Dick, what are the chances that DGW has some?

Star Destroyer.
Champion Tbird

Liberty, MO - Stocksdale Park / Re: Liberty Course Name?
« on: August 14, 2014, 10:09:20 pm »
My thought was to call it "Sweet Land" and then asked where you were going to play you would respond with "Sweet Land of Liberty"


...and always carry a rulebook with you, or download it on your phone (and don't forget to read and understand it). This won't be the only time you are confronted with uncertainty on the course from a TD or another player.

My rule book is reading what Jack writes on the forum.  It is also more entertaining. 

I am not b!^ching here - I save that for when I am behind someones back -  :-X I don't understand how a player can deny cash so he can keep his am rating?  Not trying to complain, but  I just don't understand the rule.

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