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Talk about plastic, Targets, Bags and which woolly jumper to wear in the winter etc...
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Post by bruce » Fri Mar 30, 2007 7:38 am

Check this thing out! What a sweet piece of kit! :twisted:

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Post by West » Fri Mar 30, 2007 7:59 am

Thats incredible!

Assuming you can see the disc ... :twisted:
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Post by madfrolfer » Sat Mar 31, 2007 7:49 am

One of the guys who used to play at Essex had one. He did manage to get a couple back with it.
Frolf it up!!!!
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Post by West » Sun Apr 22, 2007 8:23 pm

madfrolfer wrote:One of the guys who used to play at Essex had one. He did manage to get a couple back with it.
But I've heard from the Essex area of the country ... the best way of getting discs back ... is swimming :twisted:

What was the total Paul got out the other week? I've heard counts ranging from 70 up to 90 :)
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Post by Jester » Tue Apr 24, 2007 12:14 pm

West wrote:Thats incredible!

Assuming you can see the disc ... :twisted:
Nice toy. When they invent something that can find my disc in the murky depths of the Goolagong/Avon/wherever I'll buy the company! Never had a problem getting wet to get a disc back I could see. :)
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Post by West » Tue Apr 24, 2007 12:17 pm

Jester wrote:Never had a problem getting wet to get a disc back I could see. :)
I think Jessie is a fellow swimmer ... I heard at the spring fling he went in to the river to get his Buzzz back within his 3 mins of recovery time during play ... and made it with time to spare!

Man he must love that disc! :twisted:

(Didn't see it personally, only on what I heard ... anyone confirm? :) )
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Post by TheGroover » Tue Apr 24, 2007 12:35 pm

West wrote:
Jester wrote:Never had a problem getting wet to get a disc back I could see. :)
I think Jessie is a fellow swimmer ... I heard at the spring fling he went in to the river to get his Buzzz back within his 3 mins of recovery time during play ... and made it with time to spare!

Man he must love that disc! :twisted:

(Didn't see it personally, only on what I heard ... anyone confirm? :) )
I was there. Not only did he get it within the three minutes, he was completely submerged in order to get it back.

Truly marvellous.
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Post by Tim » Tue Apr 24, 2007 12:36 pm

West wrote: What was the total Paul got out the other week? I've heard counts ranging from 70 up to 90 :)
Paul who?

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Post by West » Tue Apr 24, 2007 1:03 pm

Tim Tom wrote:
West wrote: What was the total Paul got out the other week? I've heard counts ranging from 70 up to 90 :)
Paul who?

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Cooper?!?! :?
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Post by West » Tue Apr 24, 2007 1:05 pm

TheGroover wrote:
West wrote:
Jester wrote:Never had a problem getting wet to get a disc back I could see. :)
I think Jessie is a fellow swimmer ... I heard at the spring fling he went in to the river to get his Buzzz back within his 3 mins of recovery time during play ... and made it with time to spare!

Man he must love that disc! :twisted:

(Didn't see it personally, only on what I heard ... anyone confirm? :) )
I was there. Not only did he get it within the three minutes, he was completely submerged in order to get it back.

Truly marvellous.
Genius!! Good job it was bright orange so it could be seen!!

Top marks for commitment by Jessie!! 8)
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Post by Tim » Tue Apr 24, 2007 1:15 pm

West wrote:
Tim Tom wrote:
West wrote: What was the total Paul got out the other week? I've heard counts ranging from 70 up to 90 :)
Paul who?

Tim
Cooper?!?! :?
I wonder whether anyone will see their discs again then...
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Post by Scuttler » Tue Apr 24, 2007 1:37 pm

Tim Tom wrote:
West wrote:
Tim Tom wrote: Paul who?

Tim
Cooper?!?! :?
I wonder whether anyone will see their discs again then...
I was wondering about that when it came it up at first.

Discs fished out of the water with names on them should go back to the owners.

Anybody at Essex want to enquire further?

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Post by Jester » Tue Apr 24, 2007 1:43 pm

Tim Tom wrote:
I wonder whether anyone will see their discs again then...
Why wouldn't folk get them back if they are named?

When I went to EC2005 in Finland I took 3 discs some Scandinavian players had lost two years previous during EC2003 at Whitcombe. One of the guys, a huge 6'5" Swede, was almost in tears when I reunited him with his beloved KC Whippet. He put it straight back into his bag and told me after the event it was the reason he shot so well.

That's the kind of thing we should all have in mind when we find a disc with a name on it. Do the decent thing.
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Post by Tim » Tue Apr 24, 2007 2:02 pm

Jester wrote:
Tim Tom wrote:
I wonder whether anyone will see their discs again then...
Why wouldn't folk get them back if they are named?

When I went to EC2005 in Finland I took 3 discs some Scandinavian players had lost two years previous during EC2003 at Whitcombe. One of the guys, a huge 6'5" Swede, was almost in tears when I reunited him with his beloved KC Whippet. He put it straight back into his bag and told me after the event it was the reason he shot so well.

That's the kind of thing we should all have in mind when we find a disc with a name on it. Do the decent thing.
I totally agree, it seems though at Essex, some of the local players feel that they can just keep them, not even attempt to reunite the disc with it's owner, which is a real shame and does no favours for our sport, there's a picture of Frank Buchholz at the Open this year wading in to retrieve one of his discs, he actually pulled one of mine out and gave it back to me, i did reward him with a lovely Open mini disc but he didn't ask for anything, he just did the decent thing, which we should all do.

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Post by West » Tue Apr 24, 2007 2:02 pm

Jester wrote:One of the guys, a huge 6'5" Swede, was almost in tears when I reunited him with his beloved KC Whippet. He put it straight back into his bag and told me after the event it was the reason he shot so well.

That's the kind of thing we should all have in mind when we find a disc with a name on it. Do the decent thing.
Thats the spirit of the game for ya!!! 8)
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Post by Tim » Tue Apr 24, 2007 2:09 pm

West wrote:
Jester wrote:One of the guys, a huge 6'5" Swede, was almost in tears when I reunited him with his beloved KC Whippet. He put it straight back into his bag and told me after the event it was the reason he shot so well.

That's the kind of thing we should all have in mind when we find a disc with a name on it. Do the decent thing.
Thats the spirit of the game for ya!!! 8)
And respect for our sport, shame that it is lacking at Essex, especially where we all have lost discs at one time or another on the many water hazard holes.
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Post by Jester » Tue Apr 24, 2007 2:09 pm

Yeah, and when it comes to returning discs what goes around, comes around.

I stuck my almost irreplaceable Classic Roc in the pond in Belgium and thought I had lost it for good. Someone, I don't know who, found it after I had already left and was on the road home. This person made sure though they gave it to a UK player to bring back and whoever that person was gave it to Bruce at QP who finally returned it to me!

Karma 8)
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Post by Tim » Tue Apr 24, 2007 2:16 pm

Scuttler wrote:
Tim Tom wrote:
West wrote: Cooper?!?! :?
I wonder whether anyone will see their discs again then...
I was wondering about that when it came it up at first.

Discs fished out of the water with names on them should go back to the owners.

Anybody at Essex want to enquire further?
Tried and tried again to instill the right respect for our sport and fellow players, tried and tried to involve people in work on the course and assisting with tournaments, fruitless task with some locals :( shame and a saddening fact about our courses, perhaps karma will catch up with them...
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Post by Tim » Tue Apr 24, 2007 2:21 pm

Jester wrote:Yeah, and when it comes to returning discs what goes around, comes around.

I stuck my almost irreplaceable Classic Roc in the pond in Belgium and thought I had lost it for good. Someone, I don't know who, found it after I had already left and was on the road home. This person made sure though they gave it to a UK player to bring back and whoever that person was gave it to Bruce at QP who finally returned it to me!

Karma 8)
Even though Village didn't attend the Open, one of his discs was returned by a Dutch player i think, one he had lost a few years back, i'm sure he had a smile when Bruce reunited him with it 8) doesn't cost a penny to reunite a player with a disc and is priceless when it happens
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Post by Steve » Tue Apr 24, 2007 8:23 pm

Before we go crucifying the Essex boys. I did receive a text a month ago asking for Nige's address to return a damp disc from a muddy Essex grave...

Dunno if anyone else has received one.. :)
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