Part of it is technological advancement, there have been some immensely good discs that have come out in recent years, putters and mids that power up well and long drivers that power down well have reduced the need for a true fairway driver, part of it is that people here are disc nerds who tend to get too excited over new plastic, and also throw significantly longer on average, and can handle faster discs better, the whole game is trying to shift more focus into long drives, part could be that Innova is trying to ruin the disc by producing it in crap blends and "secretly" pushing out +molds, some have ulterior motives like trying to limit themselves to specific molds or companies (like how my bag only has Discmania and MVP, with the JOKERi and FR Premium RESPECTi as utility disc exceptions), and so on and so on.pask2155 wrote:Well I find this fascinating that we have a TB thread and all the fanboys are gone and no one is saying they love this disc... It's the classic, it's a great disc but... Lol.
So I guess if everyone isn't using them anymore then why does everyone refer everyone to them?
Why it gets referenced so often though is that it's one of the yardsticks. Everyone should know how a TeeBird flies just so that they can compare other discs to it. And personally I love it. If our course had more stuff in the 350' range I'd like to use a TeeBird. However as it stands I can either reach every hole with a putter or a mid or I have to go all out, so there really isn't anything for the TB to do. However I always recommend it to newer players, especially in DX, and have heard great feedback from them. It is still a great learner's disc, it can teach you a lot, and like I said, everyone should know how and learn how to throw a TeeBird, or at least an Eagle-X in DX.