Dogma wrote:That said, it annoys me when people clear the basket. I play with a guy who even in casual rounds will often go get his disc after he putts even if it's lying flat in the basket. The problem is he doesn't announce that he's doing it so I'll set up and be about to release my putt, and suddenly there he is running in front of me saying "let me just clear that out of there for you." I know I've missed way more putts due to having my timing thrown off and being irritated with him than I ever will from bouncing out due to hitting his disc.
black udder wrote:I guess the question for me would be why is it every a surprise for you? If you know he's going to clear it, why not just wait for him to clear it and then setup? If everybody cleared the basket and it was unusual for somebody not to, then you'd feel the other way
You could always say, "go ahead and leave that, please." To see if he will leave it.
I guess the point of my comment is that he's trying to help you. I've seen somebody putt into a basket with one lying flat and the disc dived in and bounced out off that flat disc. Even on the backside, if you hit on an angle and ring the basket, you could hit the disc and it jump out. There are far worse things to be irritated about
black udder wrote:wow, yeah, that's a much different scenario. I'd guess that's it's one of many actions that irritate you when playing with him. A shame. I play with somebody who has anger issues and is trying to control it. It's difficult for some people. For your sake, I hope you can figure a way to deal with it because somebody else's poor behavior shouldn't negatively affect your game, you know? Good luck with that.
p.s. the guy I play with got the picture when some of his friends told him they didn't want to play with him anymore because it was embarrasing when he threw a fit.
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