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I'll admit, this is a particularly touchy subject for me.  I make it a point to absorb single players into our group whenever possible.  Exceptions might be if we are playing doubles or best throw, but even then I am open to the idea.  Its been my experience that this is rarely done, at least not in these parts. (The South)  I know I have met 5 or 6 very cool, very interesting people  this way, and only one I wouldn't play a round with again.  Certainly there are times when the single wants to be alone, and it seems easy to say "thanks, but I'm practicing" and politely decline an offer to join.  Maybe its because I am still learning the sport, but I'm curious about other player's habits.  Anyway, whats your take?

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Ha, "stray singles" sounds like a wandering tomcat. Need. More. Coffee.
Yes , my friends and I do invite randoms into our group, but this is one of the few instances in life where I do judge a book by it's cover. If the random is carrying a slue of good plastic, is wearing appropriate shoes, and has his or her game face on, then the random can be on my team. If the random is carrying a handful of junk discs, is wearing sandals, and has a 'I don't care if I win attitude', then the random can join with someone else.
I always try to invite people into my group. The more people you meet at the course the better off you are. I mean I used to be "that guy" when I first started who would join groups randomly. And now that's where I have met my playing group. Some days we pass on the idea, but only if we are trying to scoot through the course or are hanging out through the holes. It's a great way to get people more involved and more importantly feeling like they fit in with the other people out on the course. After all most of us are like-minded(i'd like to think at least)at the course. Very rarely do I come across someone I want nothing to do with at the course. It does happen just not often.
I do when we are in a group of two or three. Of course I do not have problems with traffic backup.

OF course I am usually the stray single out there.
Invite them along. You might pick up a few pointers along the way. I have to agree there has only been one or two people that I have ever joined up with that I wouldn't play with again.
Unless the stray looks "whack" or we already have too large of a group, we will generally invite them to play along. It's a great way to meet new people. Otherwise in league we would ask them if they want to play through.
Everytime.. as well as when we are running our league.. Taking in strays help to both learn more and teach about the game we love..
I am often "that guy". My kitchen pass is avialable 3 to 4 times a week but very random so it is hard to schedule anyting with the dudes I play with.

I will typically get to the course at 4:30 or 5:00 following a day in the office. If the T-pad is clear I will play as fast and hard as I can to shake off the Road Rage Blues... buy I typically will play into the back of a group within 2-3 holes. Depending on my mood and level of game I am looking to play I will be absorbed into the first group that fits the cvause. Very seldom does anyone say no, move along. The experience is always a positive one. I get to see others enjoying the sport I love, see different lines and styles and social interaction is always positive.

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i always let singles play with my group or even if I'm playing alone....I like to meet new people and learn
I remember my wife and I played a round with another couple who was playing their first round... They were standing on the first tee and facing back to the first basket. They were aiming at the practice basket. We could see they would need some help.
I've never had such a long round in my life, but felt pretty good about teaching a couple people about the game!
After all... a few groups letting us join the first few times we went is how we picked it up.
The guys I play with and I invite singles our group, and I've often been invited to join others, and that includes the Highland Road Park course in Baton Rouge--I live in Illinois. I once joined a wedding party there. It was the day of the wedding, and they invited me to play with them because I was alone on the course--very nice guys. I've found that disc golfers in general are inclusive regardless of geographical locations.
I've been know to do this sometimes, I wouldn't say that I'm for or against it...I guess it depends on how I feel and what is going on in my group. Plus I'll keep an eye on someone in the course and depending on their demeanor I'll get a consensus or just ask them to if they want to join in.

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