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Water Works / Re: 9/8/11 Water Works Mini - Ace!!
« on: September 13, 2011, 02:53:19 PM »

"Before that change took place we never had a complaint from ams about the league structure."

Well, I can say that I never complained because I stopped playing league under that structure. Food for thought. This summer I played at least two leagues a week, giving two bucks a week to the club. As an Am, I would not go back to playing for KC Cash. I would play pro now, but six months ago, no way. What changed? I played alot this summer and got better.

I wonder how many come to league for the money? Competition? Or just camaraderie?

Water Works / Re: 9/8/11 Water Works Mini - Ace!!
« on: September 12, 2011, 01:48:32 PM »
Ash wrote:
"I can see that there is a problem with the pro2 division. Which we all know is essentially just the division for am players to play for cash. But this brings up a good question, how come it is ok for people in age protected divisions to play for cash but not us ams? Because in all reality probably a majority of the old guys playing those age protected divisions are by no means pro players."

And I agree one hundred percent! I do not want funny money! I don't want to sell my merchandise for cash. I want cash!
Response from pro players: Well then move up! Why Masters players don't have to move up. They just need to age. Mind you, I have started playing open in leagues. Now, on the flip side, tourneys are looking worse than ever for AMs: trophy only?!

So, pro 2 brought me out to league all summer. Otherwise, I would not have gone to play for KC cash. Pro 2 offered better competition than AM as well. There are so many players that don't throw 1000 rated rounds week after week, but don't throw 900 rated rounds either.

Pros: Why would I donate just to play up, if I have no chance of winning? (just giving the opposing view.)

Tournaments / Re: Ace Race - Sept 24th, 2011 - Swope Park
« on: September 10, 2011, 09:18:51 AM »
And Dan Howard. I forgot to get him on there.

Tournaments / Re: Ace Race - Sept 24th, 2011 - Swope Park
« on: September 02, 2011, 01:38:51 PM »
I have recieved one donation for tee sign starting at 25 bucks. If you would like one, let Andy or me know.
Also, I will provide vegetarian options for our non meat eatin friends.

General Banter / Re: Frisbee / Golf Disc History and Manufacture
« on: September 02, 2011, 01:36:59 PM »
I knew I was gonna make make a silly mistake and I did. Ryan, Thank you for finding the air air in my ways.
It reminds me of one of favorite Twainisms:
"It is better to be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt."

Tournaments / Re: Ace Race - Sept 24th, 2011 - Swope Park
« on: August 31, 2011, 06:38:02 PM »
I can tell you the deadline is not the day of the event.

General Banter / Re: Frisbee / Golf Disc History and Manufacture
« on: August 31, 2011, 06:36:46 PM »
Thanks Rick. The first link on e-notes is very informative.

One thing that drives me crazy about fonts is this: "Under the Bemoulli Principle, there is then a lower air pressure on top of the frisbee than beneath it. "

So what is the principle? BEMOULLI or BERNOULLI? The latter is correct, but this is exactly why I prefer my students use Times New Roman. Yeah, I am a nerd for words, even their fonts. Also that sentence is a grammarian's nightmare. It reads such that because of the Bernoulli Principle lower air pressure exists. A kind of if so, then  logic is implied here. " According to the Bernoulli Principle"  and lose the "then" would have been a better choice of words. Oh, and air air pressure is not countable so lose the article before lower. Quality of editing is often an indicator or quality of content.

Okay, I am done ranting and nerding out.

General Banter / Re: Ace Money
« on: August 10, 2011, 04:53:43 PM »
I talked with Nick, and Josh will have his money next week.  Eric got his Ace $$$ from Waterworks yesterday evening.

Really? No really I did not but will be at BOD tonight.

Rosedale / Re: Big thanks to Steve Engleman
« on: August 01, 2011, 01:16:48 PM »
Yes, we should all thank Steve Engleman for emptying Down Under. What ton of work! He did it for the reason we all should: because we love the courses.
As a matter of fact, if you see any of the Englemans, say thank you. They have each hepled KC disc golf in their own unique ways.

Tournaments / Re: Results from the 6th H2Open
« on: July 27, 2011, 03:00:18 PM »
Thanks to Rick and staff for running this event and doing it well. I love how Rick mixes up the first round cards so new and old players play together. Some other TDs might take a cue on this, or not. Thanks again,

Rosedale / Re: New Players League
« on: July 27, 2011, 02:49:46 PM »
The other great thing about Tuesday at Swope is the non-sanctioned doubles there every Tuesday! Join the double league on that Tuesday. It'd be fun for all, not just the new players.
Good input John T.

Barter Town / Re: New, barely used and used discs for sale/trade
« on: July 01, 2011, 03:31:57 PM »
Jamison99, I am interested. Text me next week and we can meet.

Timko, Okay.


Barter Town / New, barely used and used discs for sale/trade
« on: June 26, 2011, 06:37:06 PM »
I am interested in trading or selling these discs. If you are looking to trade, I am very interested in all Flex plastic, Buzzes, Pro Wraiths, Surge SS, Nuke SS, and old Evolution and $$$ Wizards. If you would like to buy, make an offer. Good deals for multiple discs. Know an organization that can use used discs? I will donate. 816 510 0510.
Thanks, Eric

Brand new discs

170 Blue Champ Orc –24th Mid America Stamp
176 Red EP Apache Gateway- 2009 Worlds Stamp
146 Blue Lightning #4 Driver
169 White First Run Drone- Pro D plastic
180 Grey DX Rancho Roc - 25th Wide Open Stamp
172 Crystal Stalker
170 Blue DX Aviar- Disc Golf Day Peace Stamp
175 White Voodoo- FLHW Stamp
174 Light Blue Pro D Rattler
171 Yellow Champ Wraith – Ice Bowl Stamp
176 White Squall – FLHW Stamp
173 Blue Money Putter

Nearly new, as in thrown only once or thrice

172 Blue Soft Voodoo – WYCO Stamp
174 Orange Elite Z MRV
172 Orange First Run D Drone
173 Yellow Champ Boss – 09 Ice Bowl Stamp
169 Neon Yellow Avenger – 08 Ice Bowl Stamp

Thrown more so but still “newish”

177 Clear Champ Classic Roc
175 Blue DX Aviar - 07 Lion’s Den Stamp
166 Red DX Rancho Roc – Mid America
177 Light Neon Green Star Aviar
170 White JK Pro  Aviar X
175 Blue DX Valkyrie
170 Rainbow US – 1 Pro Style Putter
174 Green Champ Aviar
172 Magenta DX Tee Rex
2 -175 Super Glow Wizards
175 Orange Star Wraith

Tournaments / Re: 2011 Kansas City Wide Open XXIX-countdown to 30
« on: June 05, 2011, 07:54:25 PM »
Thanks for clarifying Jack. I am so looking forward to this event.

Tournaments / Re: 2011 Kansas City Wide Open XXIX-countdown to 30
« on: June 04, 2011, 05:40:53 PM »
From Jack
"The pools are starting to look along these lines for the event-

Pool A-Men's Open 
Fri-WW am & Cliff pm-Sat Blue Valley Tee Times-Sun @ Swope Tee Times
Pool B-All other Pro Divisions
Fri-Cliff am & WW pm-Sat Blue Valley Tee Times-Sun @ Swope Tee Times
Pool 1-Advanced Men
Sat-WW am & Rosedale pm-Sun Cliff
Pool 2-All other Am divisions
Sat-Rosedale am & Cliff pm-Sun WW

If the am pool totals less than 95 players we will put all players in one pool, and that would look like the following then:
Sat-Rosedale am & Cliff pm-Sun WW"

As of today 6-4-11 there are 68 Pro players registered for the NT event, and 53 Am players registered for the A tier event. Does this mean all 53 Am players are playing for a total of three trophies? This is a trophy only event for the Am players as I understand. Is this correct? Please clarify.

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