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Post by West » Sun Jun 06, 2010 6:19 pm

james wrote:
West wrote: Bowlings - longer; still par 3

Outer Periphique - new hole; looks interesting - getting dejavu with
Bowlings was always a simple 3 it needed a simple straight drive and a simple uphil approach, now its a hard par 3, much better :)

and outer periphirique, oh believe me, if you go wrong on that you will end up much worse off than on beaminster view, it may take a long long long long time :) enjoy :)
Starting to think I might have to learn how to throw forehand in the next few weeks ... or just stick to turning over my Valks to stop the "long, long, long time" aspect of the hole and staying at the top of the hole ;-)
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Post by james » Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:09 am

West wrote:
james wrote:
West wrote: Bowlings - longer; still par 3

Outer Periphique - new hole; looks interesting - getting dejavu with
Bowlings was always a simple 3 it needed a simple straight drive and a simple uphil approach, now its a hard par 3, much better :)

and outer periphirique, oh believe me, if you go wrong on that you will end up much worse off than on beaminster view, it may take a long long long long time :) enjoy :)
Starting to think I might have to learn how to throw forehand in the next few weeks ... or just stick to turning over my Valks to stop the "long, long, long time" aspect of the hole and staying at the top of the hole ;-)
That would be the general consensus, its about course management, you screw it up and your done no recovery :)
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Post by West » Mon Jun 07, 2010 12:22 pm

james wrote:
West wrote:
james wrote: Bowlings was always a simple 3 it needed a simple straight drive and a simple uphil approach, now its a hard par 3, much better :)

and outer periphirique, oh believe me, if you go wrong on that you will end up much worse off than on beaminster view, it may take a long long long long time :) enjoy :)
Starting to think I might have to learn how to throw forehand in the next few weeks ... or just stick to turning over my Valks to stop the "long, long, long time" aspect of the hole and staying at the top of the hole ;-)
That would be the general consensus, its about course management, you screw it up and your done no recovery :)
I really hope you don't take English, or did better in your exam ... I assume there is some punctuation missing from the end of that sentance ;)
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Post by LostMeow » Mon Jun 07, 2010 1:11 pm

West wrote:I really hope you don't take English, or did better in your exam ... I assume there is some punctuation missing from the end of that sentance ;)
D'oh.

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Post by Village » Mon Jun 07, 2010 1:23 pm

LostMeow wrote:
West wrote:I really hope you don't take English, or did better in your exam ... I assume there is some punctuation missing from the end of that sentance ;)
D'oh.

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Post by West » Mon Jun 07, 2010 1:25 pm

LostMeow wrote:
West wrote:I really hope you don't take English, or did better in your exam ... I assume there is some punctuation missing from the end of that sentance ;)
D'oh.

:wink:
I was never very good at English :oops:
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Post by Jester » Mon Jun 07, 2010 5:02 pm

West wrote:
LostMeow wrote:
West wrote:I really hope you don't take English, or did better in your exam ... I assume there is some punctuation missing from the end of that sentance ;)
D'oh.

:wink:
I was never very good at English :oops:
Or grammar for that matter (full stops at the end of sentences, there's a good chap!). :)
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Post by West » Mon Jun 07, 2010 5:06 pm

Jester wrote:
West wrote:
LostMeow wrote: D'oh.

:wink:
I was never very good at English :oops:
Or grammar for that matter (full stops at the end of sentences, there's a good chap!). :)
Are they needed if you end the sentence with a smilie if they aren't a question?

Don't know what the forum etiquette is :)
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Post by West » Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:45 pm

Twitter wrote:- All players must register before practice - players need to be aware of local rules.

- Players Meeting will be held at 19:30 at Whitcombe, and registration will close immediately after.
I assume this is registering on the Friday? And the player meeting Friday evening? :)

Another idea would be to add #discgolf as a hashtag to the end of tweets (if room) as it may generate more interest of people who subscribe to the hashtag around the world and locally who don't follow the bdgaopen twitter user or don't know that its going on in their area :)
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Post by Charlie Mead » Thu Jun 10, 2010 2:47 pm

Mid JUNE Update

Whitcombe Working Weekend starts tomorrow until Sunday. The summer house is booked and the sun is forecast to shine. Come down and have a good weekend away from wherever you are. Bring family and friends.

Final preparations are being made. Discs and shirts ordered and arrived.

We have a scoring team thanks to Jon Lee and volunteers from BDGA members.

We still need staff to spot and help on the course during play, so if you know any likely candidates who would like staff priveledges let me know.

TWITTER: Adam, no idea what you meant but do it. Must be a good idea.

Next WWW is 25-27 June. If you are coming please let me know.

Check out the website for all updates on play, format, course, disc sales, party and all other aspects. If your questions are not answered please contact me directly.
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Post by Charlie Mead » Thu Jun 10, 2010 2:49 pm

On-SITE REGISTRATION

Will Open from Weds 30th June and close Friday 2nd July after the players meeting which is at 19.30
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Post by Charlie Mead » Thu Jun 10, 2010 3:48 pm

TRANSPORT

We are trying to use as many local and community contacts as possible for the Open and would prefer to hire or buy from people who would benefit from our business.

If anyone has any contacts with community groups who hire/loan minibuses could they please get in touch. We need a 15 seater for London airport pick ups on Thursday 1sy July and return Sunday 4th July.

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Post by Mr.Scary » Sun Jun 13, 2010 8:47 pm

West wrote:
james wrote:
West wrote: Bowlings - longer; still par 3

Outer Periphique - new hole; looks interesting - getting dejavu with
Bowlings was always a simple 3 it needed a simple straight drive and a simple uphil approach, now its a hard par 3, much better :)

and outer periphirique, oh believe me, if you go wrong on that you will end up much worse off than on beaminster view, it may take a long long long long time :) enjoy :)
Starting to think I might have to learn how to throw forehand in the next few weeks ... or just stick to turning over my Valks to stop the "long, long, long time" aspect of the hole and staying at the top of the hole ;-)
So is this theory or can we be relatively 'safe' with a good/great forehand at outter periphirique or do forehands without enough height hit the 'side' roll down?

Please and thank you.

:D
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Post by james » Sun Jun 13, 2010 8:56 pm

Dagorhir wrote:
West wrote:
james wrote: Bowlings was always a simple 3 it needed a simple straight drive and a simple uphil approach, now its a hard par 3, much better :)

and outer periphirique, oh believe me, if you go wrong on that you will end up much worse off than on beaminster view, it may take a long long long long time :) enjoy :)
Starting to think I might have to learn how to throw forehand in the next few weeks ... or just stick to turning over my Valks to stop the "long, long, long time" aspect of the hole and staying at the top of the hole ;-)
So is this theory or can we be relatively 'safe' with a good/great forehand at outter periphirique or do forehands without enough height hit the 'side' roll down?

Please and thank you.

:D
a good forehand with enough height will be fine, put it out too far and not high enough it will more than likely roll but we shall see :) have fun :P
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Post by West » Mon Jun 14, 2010 9:31 am

james wrote:
Dagorhir wrote:
West wrote: Starting to think I might have to learn how to throw forehand in the next few weeks ... or just stick to turning over my Valks to stop the "long, long, long time" aspect of the hole and staying at the top of the hole ;-)
So is this theory or can we be relatively 'safe' with a good/great forehand at outter periphirique or do forehands without enough height hit the 'side' roll down?

Please and thank you.

:D
a good forehand with enough height will be fine, put it out too far and not high enough it will more than likely roll but we shall see :) have fun :P
I'm starting to think trying to get a long (RHBH) turn over shot and get it as far as possible and staying high; if it goes OB at least you don't have to walk down the hill ;-)
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Post by Charlie Mead » Mon Jun 14, 2010 1:01 pm

Nicco Locastro and a few other Americans are thinking of coming over for Open and Sweden. Does anyone have a contact address/forum address to be able to directly contact him?

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Post by rhatton1 » Mon Jun 14, 2010 1:23 pm

http://nikkodiscgolf.com is his personal blog which he updates reguarly and has contact info on.

Pretty sure he's on Facebook as well, James would probably be bale to track him down on there.

Edit: He is on Facebook. I have sent a message giving him your email address and saying you are trying to get in touch Re. British Open.
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Post by Jester » Fri Jun 18, 2010 11:17 am

I just discovered that the 15th Beaminster Festival of Music and the Visual Arts will be on during the British Open.
http://www.beamfest.org.uk/

Why am I excited about this? Well beacuase amongst other things on the evening of Sunday 4 July the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain will be playing and I have wanted to see them live for ages. http://www.beamfest.org.uk/art_4th_ukulele.html

If you've no idea what I'm on about: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gbJde2I ... re=related

Hope there will be some other folks who with to join me?
:D


Edit: other brilliant performances http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FF0VaBxb ... re=related, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMnCkg8dJXI
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Post by Mr.Scary » Fri Jun 18, 2010 11:42 am

Jester wrote:I just discovered that the 15th Beaminster Festival of Music and the Visual Arts will be on during the British Open.
http://www.beamfest.org.uk/

Why am I excited about this? Well beacuase amongst other things on the evening of Sunday 4 July the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain will be playing and I have wanted to see them live for ages. http://www.beamfest.org.uk/art_4th_ukulele.html

If you've no idea what I'm on about: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gbJde2I ... re=related

Hope there will be some other folks who with to join me?
:D
That is really cool and a lot harder I bet than people think. Those guys rawk!


Also I noticed today that registration #s went doooown. Wow.
More breathing room for us!

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Post by The Rizboss » Fri Jun 18, 2010 12:58 pm

I've sent you an email from the website regarding the tournament and my potential appearance for the tournament, just thought I'd put a little note on here also, just as a backup incase your email was screwed....

My contact number is 07790681058, hope to hear from you soon.

(and depending on the outcome of the conversation, I hope to see all of you on the tour very soon, I've missed you all very much x)

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