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One long day to be sure.  Pedometer app on cell phone read 6 miles of walking on Saturday.  No wonder I felt like I got hit by a truck by the time I got home.  Now if I could just learn to stay out of those pesky OBs!

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Just signed up.  This one is going to be fun.

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I watched the rest of the video, and it looks like Nikko does it a couple of times also.

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General Banter / Stance Violation (jump putt) at the 2014 Memorial
« on: May 12, 2014, 03:31:34 PM »
I was watching this video of the 2014 Memorial, Round 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGaECOh5seQ

At 3:52 into the video I saw Nate Doss throw a jumping putt.  I was curious why no one saw/called him on this?  I thought maybe he was warned off screen, so I continued watching.  At 10:45, I see again what looks like a jumping putt  thrown by Nate Doss. 

PDGA Rule 802.04, Throwing From a Stance, B, "When the disc is released, a player must: 1) Have at least one supporting point that is contact with the lie". 

Am I misinterpreting this rule, or is this a case of no one noticing, or wanting to call him on it?

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What items would everyone like to see in their players package this year. For the MAC, we try to have a larger than normal players package and still provide a professional experience.

As of now, it is looking to be 3 Discs, T-Shirt, DD Shoes and a Tall Grass Koozie and whatever else we can come up with for the players package. (Subject to change)

Hope you will have a 13 EEE shoe, and a 4XL t-shirt available!  Sounds like a great players pack.  I would like to see Water Bottles, and a towel.  Two things that are always in high demand in Aug in the midwest; water and a sweat rag!  That Friday is my birthday so I'll be there for sure. 

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Legacy Park - Lee's Summit / Re: 2014 League Director
« on: March 10, 2014, 12:09:24 PM »
I don't like Friday league because I'm usually at happy hour and/or out with the Wife.  I also don't like dubs, because I have to think too hard :)

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Found and Lost / Re: Lost disc(s) at SMP at Frost breaker
« on: March 05, 2014, 02:55:30 PM »
No problem, that works great.  I'll be playing Rosie on Sat, but not Wyco.  Thanks again, it's nice to see an honest effort to return a lost disc.  May all your shots be aces!

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Found and Lost / Re: Lost disc(s) at SMP at Frost breaker
« on: February 17, 2014, 03:23:10 PM »
Jon, I found your Voodoo on 17. I called earlier today, 2/14. I live close to SMP, so if you're out there this weekend, call the number I left and I'll get it returned to you.

Awesome!  Can you drop this by the DD shop or DGW?  I live in Lee's Summit, but work in OP.  I got some buddies that could also pick up from DGW if you're closer to there.  Thanks! 

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Found and Lost / Re: Lost disc(s) at SMP at Frost breaker
« on: February 11, 2014, 10:59:11 AM »
Blue Super Stupid Soft Voodo on hole 16 (I think this is the hole shooting up the hill, right turn to some pine trees).  Lost it under the pine trees to the right about 30-40 feet from the hole.  Name and number are on the disc. 

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Tournaments / Re: 2014 Frostbreaker
« on: January 31, 2014, 12:36:50 PM »
From the sound of things, next weekend could be colder and wetter than the Ice Bowl!  Those hoodies are going to come in handy.

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Tournaments / Re: 2014 Frostbreaker
« on: January 29, 2014, 09:11:41 AM »
What disc are we getting?

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General Banter / Re: Ice Bowl
« on: January 27, 2014, 03:17:23 PM »
I personally thought everything was outstanding for the space/time given.  I will reiterate some of the earlier posts:

Problem: The bathrooms were nasty.  Didn't bother me being a guy, but I saw more than one lady utterly disgusted by the "swamp". 
Suggestion: Since we are taking over the park for two days, maybe schedule a "honey wagon" to come pump out the old swamp water.  I know at Rockfest for instance, they have to bring in the pumper trucks about half way through the day.  Granted that's 50,000 people at a one day concert, but the idea is still sound.

Problem: The pavillion was packed
Resolution: Staff only on the inside of the pavillion.  Set up pop-up tents around the outside for players to interface with registration, chili/beer, etc..  I don't know if the club owns one of the instant shelters, but I'm sure several members do.  I have three, and would be willing to let the club borrow one or more for an event like this.

Problem: Hard to hear what's going on
Resolution: The schedule of events and times were posted.  When it got close to time for something to happen, I would walk closer to the speakers to hear what was being announced.  More speakers, different locations, etc would also help.  I also think clearing the pavillion of everyone but staff would also help.

Problem: Chili contest limited
Resolution: Like Jack, I spent some time/money making the chili, and don't even know who won the Chili contest, where I placed in the contest, etc...  I would like to see a top 10 placement.  I'm not saying prize, because that's not why I make chili.  Maybe some sort of prize for the top 3 or top 5, but just a place for the top 10 or top 1/3 or something like that.

Problem: Beer donations by free will?
Resolution: Not sure I understand the problem if the beer was donated and the donations go to Harvesters.  If you do anything else, that might be pushing the grey area of of selling beer, thus requiring a liquor license and all of the red tape that goes along with it.  I'm no expert, but do we really want Johnny Law hanging around (I know some cities have an ordinance that requires an officer if liquor/beer is being served).  Again, I'm no expert but this just seems like one of those grey areas I would avoid.

Just my thoughts.  I thought everything was mostly smooth with a few hiccups here and there, which are to be expected with an event this size.   

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Tournaments / Re: ICE BOWL 2014 - January 25th and 26th
« on: January 27, 2014, 08:39:35 AM »
Used 8 to get a 48, only 3 helped me (missed that 40 foot putt twice) Used 4 on drives and threw exactly the same drive twice each time (once three in a row)

At least you remembered to bring your Mulligans.  I left ten in my truck when I switched cars with the wife.  I doubt they would have helped me much anyway.  At least we got a great weekend for disc golf!

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Tournaments / Re: 2014 KC Mini Series
« on: January 24, 2014, 10:11:07 AM »
Do we need to do anything extra to participate in this Mini Series?  Is there an additional cost, above and beyond the tournament entry fee?

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Tournaments / Re: ICE BOWL 2014 - January 25th and 26th
« on: January 24, 2014, 09:48:31 AM »
I'll bring a power strip and an extension cord.  Along with the cow and hog I will put in my chili.  How many porta-potties are we gonna have again?

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