Disc golf on the playa?

Disc golf on the playa?

Postby standingstill » Thu Jul 23, 2009 10:31 am

Hey! Any disc golfers going to the playa this year? Maybe more importantly, is anyone bringing a basket? I'll be bringing my discs...hoping to have something to throw them at :)
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Postby Dr. Pyro » Thu Jul 23, 2009 12:39 pm

Dude, Burning Man is a do-ocracy. If you really want to play disc golf then bring the nets yourself and set them up and have at it. Radical self-reliance, remember?
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Postby ibdave » Thu Jul 23, 2009 1:30 pm

Dr. Pyro wrote:Dude, Burning Man is a do-ocracy. If you really want to play disc golf then bring the nets yourself and set them up and have at it. Radical self-reliance, remember?


SNAP... :shock: :shock: :wink:
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Missing the point...

Postby standingstill » Thu Jul 23, 2009 1:47 pm

Radical Self Reliance...yeah, I get it...and have every time I've been on the playa. That's why I [b]WASN'T[/b] asking about:

- Water
- Food
- Shelter/Shade Structures
- Transportation
- or anything else I'm capable of doing myself.

Disc golf baskets hardly fall under "Radical Self Reliance". And if I had one to bring myself...I wouldn't be asking about it on here.

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Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Jul 23, 2009 4:41 pm

Methinks there was another Disk Golf thread elsewhere.
Please to visit PAGE TWO.
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Postby Oldguy » Fri Jul 24, 2009 3:25 am

Welcome Standingstill to Eplaya.

Baskets must be secured against the desert winds. If you're thinking of chain posts, they may be too heavy to transport. Try target posts or pars between street sign posts. If you put down milk crates or laundry baskets, some burners might think they are obtainium.

Your camp could just set up a large bullseye target so participants/passersby could give it a fling for a small treat or gift.

You might try your " Burning man Frisbee Open " on the outer rings which are less populated. I've seen bowling alleys, golf courses, hockey rinks, and other sports related camps...Good luck!
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Definitely need to be secured...

Postby standingstill » Fri Jul 24, 2009 8:57 pm

yeah, the wind will take one of those practice baskets away like THAT!
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Postby stressknot » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:49 pm

I've pretty much seen one every year. Usually on the outside rings.
I have a friend that ones one but the room to bring that is out of the fakkin question.
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Postby drutter » Sat Jul 25, 2009 4:32 pm

I'd love to play. I'll bring a couple disks, just in case there's a course, but like you, I can't bring a course..... this time. :)

My only suggestion would be to forgo the awesome chain baskets and just do the tonal pole type course. I realize it's not as cool, but it's probably 100 times more practical on the playa. Just pound them in, and off you go.

The whole concept of frolf on the playa is hilarious since half the fun of frolf is the water traps, trees, and other obstacles. A frolf "course" on the playa would simply just be a bunch of line drives and putts. Hilarious!
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Postby naga brain » Mon Jul 27, 2009 1:17 pm

Yeah, I was thinking if there was only one hole, that the open desert would be cool do do a walking one hole thing. That way you could walk near some installations and play around/over under (assuming that the thingy could withstand/not be damaged by flying discs. Just think of a fire hazard!!!!

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