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General Banter / Re: Snow Report in KC
« on: March 01, 2010, 10:53:00 AM »
Are you for real?? You are seriously sick of a few inches of snow. I would gladly take only a few inches, I have about 2 ft of snow in my yard in Des Moines.

Here in DSM we're on an ongoing streak of 84 days with a snow depth of 4" or more, and currently on a 21 day streak of a snow depth of 13" or more. We've had 62.3 inches of snow this winter, while KC has had 34.3 inches of snow; however your snow melts most of the time as you have only had a total of 13 days with 1 inch or more of snow on the ground. Our average snow depth this entire winter has been 6.3 inches. We've broken about ever record in the books, so don't even start in on being sick of the snow. Here are the totals for ya

I’ll see ya at Wyco in 2 weeks; I’ll be the guy wearing shorts and flip-flops  ;D

I can speak from experience, the snow in Des Moines SUX!

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Cliff Drive / Re: Cliff Drive Monday League Begins Monday March 15.
« on: March 01, 2010, 10:33:56 AM »
Why isn't the same fee applied at all tournaments then in all divisions?

Masters and Advanced are generally less all the time, very seldom are they all priced at the same point.

Advanced-Dick, how you forget your years of playing advanced, you were not playing for fun, you were playing to win, I still do, you still do when we don't play in open.  Spencer's argument wins hands down.

Glover and Tracy-you really think that we are not going to have enough old men to hold a division?  Have you seen the demographics on our league players?  You'll have plenty of competition to play in your age protected division, ratehr you want it to be for cash or for KC Cash.  This will only make you decide if you want to pony up $2 extra on the Open side.  Some will, some won't.  I think that the EC made a fine choice making it isolated to one division.  Masters players can still play the same dang golf that they have been doing for close to 10 years now (age 35 masters that got hit with having to be 40 remember this argument), and the open players now have a chance to pay for gas back to Lawrence (cooper's argument makes sense here as well!)

Overall, I think that its fine time to make this change.  I personally think that a $10 fee might have been a tad drastic, but at $7 ($8-non KCFDC Ace fund) its still cheaper than a pack of smokes in Chicago from 3 years ago........And you have a much better chance of having a better return if you do play well.  If you want to win in Masters, you can do that as well, just have less cash on hand.

Its not a forced entry, its a decision that you have chosen to view as a force, it ultimately boils down to your decision, the club is merely finally putting options in front of you to make a decision.
 ;D ;D ;D

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General Banter / Re: In town for the weekend.
« on: February 25, 2010, 03:11:13 PM »
Down Under League at Rosedale on saturdays at 12:15, $10....what course do you like in Nashville the best, I have played them all, maybe I can help you out with your likes!

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Cliff Drive / Re: Cliff Drive Monday League Begins Monday March 15.
« on: February 24, 2010, 02:51:58 PM »
That is Correct Dr. Danger....I will remind him of this note.......

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Cliff Drive / Re: Cliff Drive Monday League Begins Monday March 15.
« on: February 24, 2010, 01:22:56 PM »
tears come to my eye! :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'( :'(

I'll be there on Monday the 15th, but it'll be close to 5:15 as I can get.....

Thanks Drew!

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General Banter / Re: Disc golf in Colorado in late april?
« on: February 24, 2010, 01:20:34 PM »
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You should also consider "frisco" its top notch.

I 2nd that -I have played Frisco a few times if the weather permits it is a fun course and just down the road from Breckenridge.
3rd..easter seals park outside of Denver (west of redrocks about 20-30 miles) is also a good place, that should be relatively safe from snow....not as challenging as the Frisco courses, but I heard that a beatle infestation destroyed quite a few of the courses up there....it still nice, and you play amongst horses...

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Smithville / Re: As symbolic as man’s first moonwalk...
« on: February 24, 2010, 01:17:06 PM »
Its not the stupidest thing he has done.......he fell down the trail from #2-#3 (old trail before the short placement on #2) whilst hanging froma  vien doing his best Trazan impression abuot probably 10' flat on his back with a deaffening sound that made me think that I was taking him to the hospital.....

He lived......only to do this....... :o

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General Banter / Terry Dopson passed
« on: February 23, 2010, 02:10:59 PM »
http://www.kansascity.com/2010/02/23/1767517/terry-dopson-former-kc-parks-director.html

Not sure if any of you met him or not, Terry and I worked on the initial contract with the KC MO P&R that is of historic precedent, as it gave us some land usage rights that were never given to a disc golf organization before.

Sad....

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General Banter / Re: Cans versus bottles
« on: February 22, 2010, 12:54:45 PM »
Yes, because the city has received no revenue from the person coming in with the drink.  It is designed to prevent this exact scenario from happening.  It makes perfect sense when you look at it from the city perspective.  You are "forced" to buy my beer so that I get the $$$ and not someone else.  This is exactly why they wanted us to have this clause in the contract. 

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General Banter / Re: Cans versus bottles
« on: February 22, 2010, 10:48:17 AM »
It is still illegal to have alcohol in the KCMO parks unless we are selling it (or giving it away) but the issue is really just being smart, and not putting out more trash in our parks.

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General Banter / Re: Summer League Start Date?
« on: February 22, 2010, 10:43:16 AM »
That question shuold be constantly asked, even at events, that I appear to be turning in a score..... :o

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Shawnee Mission / Re: DG deer
« on: February 19, 2010, 01:09:04 PM »
I vote for Andy's line, though tracy's comment got me thinking about how I always thought that you konw your gonna die, why get energized comment even as a kid........Denny Crane......

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General Banter / Re: Summer League Start Date?
« on: February 19, 2010, 12:44:40 PM »
See, I think that we can come up with some creativity in our little disc golf mind, lets make it happen.

You folks on the EC see if you can figure out what works best for us players! ;D

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General Banter / Re: Player Ratings
« on: February 19, 2010, 12:33:56 PM »
It is an error in the input on the side of the PDGA and is being looked at to be corrected.....

"That looks like a mistake of course assignments (user input) that has the FPO on another course (Rosedale, Wyandotte or Cliff) than MPO in the semis. The MPO ratings are correct and Valarie should also have the same rating as McCabe. I'll check to see and get that corrected."

Tahnks for pinting this out, figured someone would have caught this much earlier.

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Shawnee Mission / Re: tee boxes
« on: February 19, 2010, 10:46:04 AM »
Are there plans to do the same at cliff (backfill)?

Just curious.....

They have been, except for hole #6, unless you know something that I don't......or haven't played there since July.......

A couple of them need to get hit again, but they have all been already.....

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