Pittman wrote: This situation is also another prime example for a disc golf problem.
Clue wrote:There was another dispute yesterday, and one player said he didn't want to get in a fight so he let it go. In their situation a provisional would've solved the problem. Sometimes the ruling doesn't call for a provisional, and in those situations a player can call for the TD. So there should never be a reason for any animosity between players.
The Donator wrote:But its not like id EVER get a second from anyone anyways.
Pittman wrote:This situation is also another prime example for a disc golf problem. We all know why... You call the foot fault and there is tension then if not right out hatred.
The Donator wrote:Thats a good point. Seems like the only time i call it and it gets 2nded is when i point out one to someone else on the card (i usually have to know them) and tell them to watch for it.
porkchop wrote:Pittman wrote:This situation is also another prime example for a disc golf problem. We all know why... You call the foot fault and there is tension then if not right out hatred.
Hell I've even tried to go the friendly route by giving a fellow DGer an informal "You Might Want to Watch that" and got an earful.
At the Washington Tournament on our fist hole of the 3rd Round a Certain DGer foot faulted by a toe or so. So instead of calling him out and pissing him off I figured I'd give give him an informal warning on the way to the next tee. I politely said "Hey man you might want to watch it, you foot faulted just bit there and were close a couple of time the previous round (we played together the round before as well)". That was the dumbest thing I've ever done .... I got an earful about how I need to worry about my own game and how I'd be a better player if I didn't worry about how other people are playing". I proceeded to have a terrible round as it ate at me all round. There was just an uncomfortable vibe from there on out.
Thats exactly what i was trying to explain - having a better round by not calling anything. Ive had this happen many times when I played open the few years that I did as well, its not just an Am1 deal.
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