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Rick Petrie    August 7, 2013 at 11:25pm

Hey DFOKers,

The moment we've working for... might be tomorrow night.



http://www.discgolfscene.com/clubs/Disc_Fanatics_of_Kansas/news



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Dimond Cutter   August 8, 2013 at 12:27pm

Wish I could be there to help! Thanks to everyone for the hard work!!!!!

Mark Kewley    August 6, 2013 at 10:28pm

Win a car with an ACE: http://kansasdiscgolf.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=4838

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Jon Tveite   August 7, 2013 at 2:09am

Redskin Rendezvous? What decade is this?

William Mitchell   August 7, 2013 at 6:20pm

I didn't even notice that. Good catch Jon!

Mark Kewley   August 7, 2013 at 10:42pm

"Are you going Mark?" I don't think so.

Rick Petrie    August 6, 2013 at 4:06pm

If you are a Manhattan area disc golfer you might want to clear your schedule for this Thursday, August 8th.



I apologize about that being very vague, but that's as much detail as I can provide at the moment.



Until then, stay tuned for more specific details.

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Rick Petrie   August 7, 2013 at 2:32pm

Ha Jon. There's still too many variables out of my control for me to be sure... but at least now people can start making tentative plans just in case things fall into place.

Jon Tveite   August 7, 2013 at 11:17pm

It was more a joke than a complaint....

Rick Petrie   August 7, 2013 at 11:23pm

Ya. Jon I know, that you know... but for those that don't know, now they know. Ya know?

Kevin Clouse    August 6, 2013 at 8:42am

Alright guys time to pick ur horses. Pro worlds starts today! Who will be crowned the 2013 world champ??

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http://www.discgolfscene.com/profile/15417   August 7, 2013 at 11:19pm

Jon. I heard he is a long-lost son of Chuck.

Josh Carroll   August 10, 2013 at 1:46pm

For the MPO division, it looks like Adam, Mitchell, myself, Daisuke, and Billy are still in the race! But seems as if McBeth has it all wrapped up with a 4-stroke lead going into the finals - http://www.pdga.com/tournament_results/99303

Mitchell Brenn   August 10, 2013 at 8:59pm

McBack-to-back!

Rick Petrie    August 5, 2013 at 6:33pm

To anyone who has "wanted to help with the work on the course expansion", but has too hectic of a schedule to attend a workday... here's your chance. Each one of our new pin placements ended up with some "extra dirt" piled around the outside of the hole. Now that we've installed the new ground equipment, some of that dirt needs to go back in around the outside of the black irrigation "box" things (to the level of the green lid). Our best chance to do this is (1) before the rain washes it a ... more

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Rick Petrie    August 4, 2013 at 3:52pm

BTW, I reposted today's DFOK to include Scott's name, then deleted the old news post.

Feel free to re-post your comments under the new news thread.

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Rick Petrie    August 1, 2013 at 6:56pm

My apologies for blowing up everybody's discgolfscene News feed & the DFOK Tab, but this is a HUGE week for us...



Okay, on to my actual content. If you can spare a long level (2'-4') for Saturday's Workday, please bring it along. I've got two, but a couple more would be ideal. (We need them to make sure the center posts are perfectly plumb).



Otherwise I think we're good on tools... but bring tools if you're dying to do so.

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Rick Petrie    August 1, 2013 at 2:03pm

Fairmont Expansion Update:

I am pleased to announce that this morning RL County Parks was on-site digging basket locations in preparation for our club work-day this Saturday. Yes, I was on-site to ensure all of them went exactly where we wanted them.



I'll post an official update & maybe even some action photos later tonight.

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Robert Adams    August 1, 2013 at 12:25pm

!!!LOST DISC UPDATE!!! So...at Tuttle Tuesday I saw my mint green destroyer in the creek on hole 5, and decided to go back after the round to get it. After getting there and wading the creek for about 30 minutes, it was gone. What I did notice though, while driving over, we're 2 college aged kids drying off at their truck. Looked to be a white dodge Dakota or small sized pick up truck like it. Both had short hair and were skinny...I know it's not a lot to go off, but if anyone knows of anyone ... more

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Rick Petrie   August 1, 2013 at 1:56pm

Hey everyone. Let's help Rob out here (if possible).

Rick Petrie   August 1, 2013 at 1:57pm

BTW, Whew! I drive a Dakota, but "skinny" & "college aged" was a long time ago for me.

Rick Petrie   August 1, 2013 at 2:58pm

Minty! Minty! Good one Clouse!

Mark Kewley    July 31, 2013 at 10:54pm

If you are interested in an Innova Disc Carrier bag with Phoenix Quad Shock straps, the Buy Now price is $65. Feel free to make offers. I might agree to the right combination of plastic and $.



http://www.discgolfscene.com/profile/10252/pictures/album_7054/193672#193672

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Rick Petrie    July 30, 2013 at 7:29am

Rain rain go away, so Riley County Parks can get our stuff ready for this weekends workday.

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Robert Adams    July 29, 2013 at 8:57pm

!!!LOST DISC ALERT!!!



Lost a mint green destroyer in the creek on hole 5 at Tuttle this evening. Went out with my brother in law for a round in the rain and think I put it right in the drink. Tried to wade through and find it but it was waist high...so I couldn't get too far in. A reward awaits it's return if anyone finds it!

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Jacob Strait    July 28, 2013 at 2:20pm

Let's get a round in today....anyone planning on playing today?

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Ben Nispel   July 28, 2013 at 2:44pm

Me Tim and Mitch are going to get a round on at Tuttle if anyone would like to join! Probably around 3:30

Austin Cranston   July 28, 2013 at 2:45pm

If its not raining I'm down for a round

Ben Nispel   July 28, 2013 at 3:55pm

We'll be there at 4

Mark Kewley    July 27, 2013 at 8:15pm

I used the Schedule a Round on the main page to make a group for the work day on August 3rd. I thought we could get a virtual head count.

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Rick Petrie   July 27, 2013 at 8:39pm

Good plan Mark. I'll go "RSVP".

Rick Petrie   July 27, 2013 at 8:41pm

Yep there it is --> http://www.discgolfscene.com The more the merrier... and the quicker we can play the New & Improved Fairmont Park DG Course!

Rick Petrie    July 25, 2013 at 12:38am

For those of you who do not follow the "News" tab from Disc Fanatics of Kansas you might want to read tonight's posting about Fairmont Park. ( http://www.discgolfscene.com/clubs/Disc_Fanatics_of_Kansas/news )



We are one step closer!



Also, please consider finding time in your schedule for Tomorrow evening (6:30p) and/or Saturday morning (9:00a) to finalize pin placements. Then again Aug. 3rd & 4th to help with the big workdays.



Thanks,

Rick

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Rick Petrie   July 25, 2013 at 2:15pm

In other words, nearly all of the placements should be going pretty much right where the current wood lath is located. However some will need to be fine tuned for their final location.

Rick Petrie   July 25, 2013 at 6:16pm

Rain or shine tonight is still on. (it's not like we're trying to play a round of golf or even throw discs... it's just a little design work. Hope to see y'll there.

Rick Petrie   July 26, 2013 at 8:21am

Thanks to everyone whomade it to Fairmont last night. Be sure to consider attending Saturday morning (starting at 9:00am) to get the exact spots forfinalized for construction.

Robert Adams    July 23, 2013 at 11:16am

Myself and Austin are heading down to Emporia tomorrow to play Jones East, West, and Peter Pan with some lunch in between somewhere. I have two more spots in my truck, three if you don't mind a tough squeeze. If anyone's interested in going give me a call or text @ 337-378-7262. Should be a good day for disc!

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Robert Adams   July 23, 2013 at 11:50am

Mitchell Brenn grabbed a spot, only 1 left! 2 if you wanna ride knee to knee, haha.

Robert Adams   July 23, 2013 at 12:21pm

Meeting at 10:00 in the Best Buy Parkin lot, btw.

William Mitchell   July 23, 2013 at 10:26pm

Hey that's where I work! I would totally join but I'll be working til about noon.

Rick Petrie    July 22, 2013 at 9:48pm

I stopped by Fairmont Park after work today (which happens more often than not now) to check for progress.

More specifically, today I wanted to see if any of the underground utilities have been marked. Bad news: They are not.



Result: By them not being marked by now, it is becoming less & less likely the holes will get dug (drilled by bobcat) in time for a big workday this coming weekend (to install ground sleeves).



The final decision probably won't be made until Wednesday or Thursday, so I'll just have to keep you posted (here).

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Rick Petrie    July 21, 2013 at 10:10pm

It was a fun afternoon of maybe the last "club" rounds played at Fairmont Park's "classic" original 9 hole layout... The following people were in attendance for the festivities. Mark Kewley Mitchell Brenn Jon Tveite Jake Straight Grant Wisdom Austin Cranston John Hindle & Myself Also in attendance was Adam Johnson Vinnie Johnson It was decided we should play as one large group in order to fully enjoy the experience. The first round was a straight up round of standard singles. Cons ... more

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nick samuelson    July 21, 2013 at 1:05pm

i got my red star aviar stuck in the tree on hole 6 and my bro got his nerf football stuck trying to get it down it was getting dark so we had to leave it so if anybody finds it please let me know thanks

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Jon Tveite   July 21, 2013 at 2:29pm

Which course?

nick samuelson   July 22, 2013 at 1:33pm

fairmount

Jacob Strait    July 21, 2013 at 11:41am

Anyone up for Tuttle today?

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Mark Kewley   July 21, 2013 at 11:57am

There is a round scheduled for 2:00 at Fairmont. It might be the last organized round there on the old layout.

Jacob Strait   July 21, 2013 at 12:05pm

Sounds good