effing twilight zone...really

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effing twilight zone...really

Postby Dag » Mon Oct 24, 2011 11:21 am

So I got tired of burning half my already limited practice time searching for discs I put into the weeds and found a new practice area. 250' wide by 500' long with close cropped grass and a dozen or so saplings spread out more or less even, the only hiding place for a disc is the cornfield off the eastern edge that I've never even come near.

I lost one. Two hours burnt walking grid search patterns, no one around that may have picked up the disc, no gopher holes to swallow a disc. Hell, I even checked the branches of the saplings, none much over 10' - 12' tall. The lost disc wasn't anything particularly treasured but still... How the heck do you lose a bright orange disc in short grass?

Venting.
...there was a time when you were taught to find the best disc for you, not the best disc for your situation on the course, which is how they are sold now. IMO, the flight charts are basically there to point out all the stuff you dont have in your bag and why you suck.

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Re: effing twilight zone...really

Postby Trey133 » Mon Oct 24, 2011 11:28 am

This is an incredibly rare issue, but has been proven on video.

Your disc exploded. This apparently happens to pros more often than not. For video proof, watch Clash at Renny Gold. Hole 2. Happened to Climo... Disc literally exploded, Crump was fast on the scene announcing it.
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Re: effing twilight zone...really

Postby Frank Delicious » Mon Oct 24, 2011 11:34 am

yeah I lost a CE Valk in a soccer field a couple of years ago. Threw it into the goal from the other side, walked down there to get it and it was completely missing. No one else on the field, moved the goal around and everything. I have no idea where it went.
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Re: effing twilight zone...really

Postby MDP » Mon Oct 24, 2011 11:55 am

I have a sneaking suspicion that some discs phase in and out of reality.
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Re: effing twilight zone...really

Postby jubuttib » Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:12 pm

I've always wondered how it's possible that golf discs are so much easier to lose than golf balls...
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Re: effing twilight zone...really

Postby MOB47 » Mon Oct 24, 2011 1:01 pm

I have searched many times for discs in a wide open field. I practice a block away at a huge field and i have found that if you walk around long enough, you will find what you are looking for.
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Re: effing twilight zone...really

Postby cruz duck » Mon Oct 24, 2011 4:31 pm

One time I was practicing on a football field surrounded by a track. I threw a bunch of discs and yanked one to the right off the football field, but it did not make it to the track. I probably looked for 15 minutes for that disc. I could not find it anywhere. Finally, I found it half buried in the sand in the long jump pit …
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Re: effing twilight zone...really

Postby Apothecary » Mon Oct 24, 2011 4:44 pm

all yall losers smoke too much reefer.
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Re: effing twilight zone...really

Postby keltik » Mon Oct 24, 2011 4:58 pm

I've had this happen before as well. two separate times with different ESP Avengers. they both went from bright yellow or orange to a washed out version. I found both of them after a couple of weeks/months. I go back to the practice field picking up other discs and "hey where'd you come from?" A couple of other discs got hit with a lawn mower after being left behind.
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Re: effing twilight zone...really

Postby keltik » Mon Oct 24, 2011 5:00 pm

jubuttib wrote:I've always wondered how it's possible that golf discs are so much easier to lose than golf balls...


this is sigable....I might as well
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Re: effing twilight zone...really

Postby Star Shark » Tue Oct 25, 2011 12:43 am

I was throwing on a football field and I threw a TL that went out a good 350' but kept turning right. Looked for 45 mins and then randomly found it in about a 12" diameter hole for sprinkler access. The entire football field and it manages to find a 1' diameter hole and drop in.
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Re: effing twilight zone...really

Postby Crosseyed0811 » Tue Oct 25, 2011 9:25 am

Trey133 wrote:This is an incredibly rare issue, but has been proven on video.

Your disc exploded. This apparently happens to pros more often than not. For video proof, watch Clash at Renny Gold. Hole 2. Happened to Climo... Disc literally exploded, Crump was fast on the scene announcing it.


Is this video online Trey?
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Re: effing twilight zone...really

Postby Trey133 » Tue Oct 25, 2011 12:42 pm

I got it on dvd if you'd like to borrow it. You can pick it up this weekend if you want, I'll be playing some eastway, and renny gold this weekend if you care to join
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Re: effing twilight zone...really

Postby Frank Delicious » Tue Oct 25, 2011 1:02 pm

when you playing the gold trey?
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Re: effing twilight zone...really

Postby Trey133 » Tue Oct 25, 2011 1:10 pm

Sunday AM, you wanna come down!!!?
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